We are grateful for those committed to positive youth development and creating inclusive communities.
We seek individuals to inspire youth along a path of self-discovery, actualization, and empowerment. If you believe in this mission, scroll down to view current openings or apply. If you have any questions, please contact us.
The American Youth Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran’s status.
June - August 2020
Merrowvista summer camp is a vibrant gathering of people from around the world who support youth in discovering and developing their own best self. Join this team in one of many leader, specialist, or support roles.view positions
Academic Year Opportunities
August 2019 - June 2020
Join an experienced and enthusiastic community committed to serving youth throughout the fall, winter, and spring. Deliver programs to local community and school groups, assist in maintaining our site, and develop your skills as an experiential educator.View Positions
Director of Camp Programs
Full Time Position
The Director of Camp Programs is a year-round position, responsible for planning and leading an inclusive, residential youth development program at Camp Merrowvista each summer. The Director of Camp Program’s primary purpose is to foster a safe, inclusive, and healthy community environment in which all young people are able to discover and develop their best. Each summer, Camp Merrowvista supports approximately 525 participants and 75 seasonal staff, and this position is the primary representative to all constituency groups (parents, participants, seasonal and full-time staff, alumni, and AYF Board of Directors) and is responsible for ensuring that all state, American Camp Association, and AYF program regulations are implemented and adhered to. Additionally, this position is responsible for the risk management and emergency response within the all-genders camp and adventurer (“Four Trails”) programs, and in support of other programs as appropriate.Learn More Here
Full Time Position
The Accounting Clerk is a year-round position, responsible for managing onsite accounting (A/P, A/R, P & L’s), AYF account reconciliations, and supporting staff in budget management. A key responsibility is to insure systems are followed to safeguard accurate records are kept and maintained for petty cash, purchasing, fixed assets, property, equipment, and inventory. Additionally, this position will be a strong team player with previous finance/ bookkeeping/ accounting experience. The Accounting Clerk will serve as the knowledge base guiding AYF staff on financial software, systems and processes.Learn More Here