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Are you trying to find the perfect job for this summer? Interested in being part of an incredible team? Ready to make a difference in a young person’s life? Why not consider a role at Camp Harlam?

At Camp Harlam, staff have a unique opportunity to work with campers and fellow staff from all over the country and the world. We take a great deal of pride in the quality of our staff and all of us play a vital role in the development of every one of our campers. A great staff member possesses many characteristics and makes immediate decisions in such a way that campers are happy while their health, safety, and welfare are maintained. It is a vital role that allows staff to guide, support, and influence children for years to come. Each staff member serves as role models for our campers. It is our goal to build and strengthen the self-esteem of our campers and provide a profound Jewish experience that will positively impact the rest of their lives.

Please keep in mind the information below as you complete your application.We require the following pieces of information, which you should have on hand:

  • The names, addresses, phone numbers, and email address of three references (new staff only). They will be automatically contacted by email to fill out an online reference form.
  • The dates you are available for work at camp.

You may begin the application, save your work, and log-in at a later time to complete the application. Please remember to complete and submit your application. Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email confirming that we have received the application. Once we have received your completed application, we will be in touch with you in the near future to schedule an interview.


If you have any questions, please contact the Harlam Professional Staff at or 610-668-0423.

get a lifetime of experience this summer

Working with children and peers at camp can change your resume! Develop and strengthen vital 21st-century skills like:

  • Communications & Listening
  • Empathy & Support
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Flexibility & Resilience
  • Time Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Leadership

Staff FAQs

We’ve answered the most common questions about summer 2024 and what it’s like to work at Harlam.

Camp Harlam is committed to educating, encouraging, and empowering staff to grow both personally and professionally during their time working with us. We believe that the quality of our camper experience is directly linked to the quality of our staff experience, and we are invested in making that staff experience an exceptional one.

Camp Harlam is an accredited member of e21, an organization developed by camp people, for camp people. e21 integrates with our camp’s values, priorities, and structure, and provides tools that elevate performance, offer opportunity for growth and enhance employee engagement.