Job Opportunities

We are currently seeking applicants for the following position:

Volunteer Camp Counselor

Camp Geronimo is a summer day camp for children ages 6-12 with disabilities located on a 17-acre farm in West Chester, PA in and around a barn that is wheelchair accessible.  Up to 16 children per week are paired with their own counselor (you!) providing them with one-on-one support.  Animal-assisted and nature-based activities are a unique aspect of camp and allow children to work on individual goals in a safe and secure environment. We are seeking to fill 8 positions.

Selected candidates for these positions will:

  • Assist the Camp Director and Assistant Director in the execution of daily camp activities
  • Ensure the safety of assigned camper, providing one-to-one supervision at all times
  • Assist assigned camper in achieving individual goals throughout each day, actively engaging in camp activities with camper
  • Maintain the highest level of safety for all campers, staff, and animals
  • Maintain a clean and organized camp setting including but not limited to (loft, picnic area, bathrooms, and supply room)
  • With direction from the Camp Director/Assistant Director, assist with the set up and break down of all activities; beginning of day and end of day tasks; communication of daily activity plans and participation to parents/guardians.
  • Assist other camp counselors with their questions and concerns and use previous work experience to troubleshoot issues that arise
  • Follow directions and fulfill requests from Camp Director and Assistant Camp Director


  • Must be comfortable working with children with various disabilities and working with animals
  • Must be flexible, open to new learning and maintain a positive attitude
  • Must actively participate in mandatory training sessions offered on a Saturday or Sunday prior to the start of Camp
  • Must submit a completed application, resume and 2 references
  • Must have completed PA State Police Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse Clearance, and FBI Fingerprinting Clearance.
  • Must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

2024 summer camp weeks are:

June 17 – June 21

June 24 – June 28

July 8 – July 12

July 15 – July 19

July 29 – August 2

August 5 – August 9


  • Monday to Friday 8am-2:30pm
  • No weekends

To apply, email a letter of interest, two references and your resume to [email protected]


The Barn at Spring Brook Farm is an EOE + ADA compliant organization.