Current Job Openings

Camp Fire San Diego County is NOW HIRING Camp Counselors, and Extended Care Specialists for Camp CaHiTo, our Day Camp in Balboa Park. Through our outdoor program, children are provided with the support and opportunities needed to become caring, confident youth and future leaders. If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to have a positive impact on the life of a child, we invite you to explore what Camp Fire has to offer. Working for Camp Fire provides you with opportunities every day to make a difference in children’s lives, grow professionally and turn your everyday job into a career that has a lasting impact.

Camp CaHiTo Counselors Counselors work with children ages 3-12 outdoors in a fast paced, fun filled environment; activities range from archery, low ropes challenge courses, outdoor living skills, fire safety and building, nature crafts, hiking, signing camp songs, overnights and much more. We are looking for counselors to start work June 13th, 2014 thru August 30th, 2014. Hours are 8:00am to 3:30pm 35-40 hours per week, there is also 5 optional Overnights throughout the summer. Pay will commensurate with experience ranging from $9.00-$12.00 per hour, and for Overnights there is a $60 stipend.

Camp CaHiTo Extended Care Specialist Extended Care Specialist work with children ages 3-12 indoors/outdoors; during these hours children are supervised playing low impact games and activities. We are looking for Morning & After Extended Care Specialist.  Hours are 6:00am to 8:30am for Morning Care & 3:30pm to 6:00pm 20 hours per week. Pay will commensurate with experience ranging from $9.00-$12.00 per hour.

Preferred Qualities:

  • Positive, friendly, and respectful
  • Energetic and ready to take initiative
  • Responsible, reliable, and dependable
  • Ability to prepare and confidently lead activities such as sports, songs, group games, art activities, etc.
  • Open to taking directions
  • Comfortable working with children in both indoor and outdoor settings
  • Comfortable interacting with parents
  • Willingness to adhere to and abide by the organizations and program’s policies and procedures
  • Prefer Counselors with Teaching Credentials, Child Development Certificate, or related experience

Employment Requirements:

  • Attend Pre-Camp Training
  • Commit to the full summer program, schedules might vary
  • Complete a Camp Health History form
  • Abide by the council policies
  • Provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.
  • Current CPR & Standard First Aid Certification
  • Completed Background Check (LiveScan paid by employer after hire)

Please attach a resume and cover letter and email to with the subject line Camp CaHiTo {Insert Name of Position Applying for}.

Please no phone calls.

Location: Balboa Park

Compensation: $9-12 per hour