Seasonal Staff at Camp Mak-A-Dream

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Camp Mak-A-Dream



We select our seasonal staff after an extensive application and interview process. Our full-time summer staff spends several days training on campus prior to the first session to come together as a team so that we can achieve our ultimate goal: To give campers a positive, life-changing Montana experience. Our summer season typically runs from the beginning of June to mid-August. Full-summer staff receive room, board and compensation.

We are currently accepting applications for a full-summer positions.

Our usual full summer staff positions vary from year to year, but is typically comprised of the following:

Activities & residential coordinators who help oversee and manage daily life at Camp, both in the cabins and around campus to foster a safe, fun and inclusive environment. One of their primary responsibilities is to provide support and guidance to other summer staff and weekly volunteers.

A health center assistant who helps to coordinate and delegate the day to day activities and tasks in the Health Center to ensure that everyone receives the care they need while at Camp. This includes assisting with the training of weekly medical volunteers and providing them with support and guidance throughout the session.

Kitchen assistant to assist in prepping for and preparing three healthy, appetizing meals each day (throughout the summer season) for all campers, volunteers and staff. This position works closely with the Camp Chef and weekly Dream Team kitchen/dining volunteers.

Cabin leaders who supervise and guide campers throughout the week. We hire two male and two female cabin leaders for the summer. Cabin leaders live and sleep in the cabins and assist in the training and supervision of weekly volunteer staff. Their primary responsibility is to foster a safe and supportive environment for the campers and volunteers in their cabin.

Program specialists who lead specific program activity areas and collaborate as a team to create and facilitate campus wide events. We hire five to seven program specialists. These positions require experience in a variety of areas, including arts & crafts, waterfront/swimming, team building, photography sports and adventure course leadership. Their primary responsibility is to create activities that are safe, fun and inclusive for all members of the community.

An office assistant who is responsible for general office duties during the day and joins program specialists in the evening to assist with larger group activities.

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About Camp Mak-A-Dream


PO Box 1450, Missoula, MT 59806, US

Mission Statement

Camp Mak-A-Dream empowers survivors and their families to live with and beyond cancer through life-changing Montana experiences where they strengthen life skills, gain resilience and develop lasting relationships.


We are located in Gold Creek Montana and serve children, young adults and families affected by cancer across the United States. We will host 5 camps this summer (Young Adult Conference (ages 18-30), Teen Camp (ages 15-18), Kids Camp (ages 6-14), Siblings Camp for children ages 6-17 with a brother, sister or parent with cancer, Heads Up Conference (A pilot program for survivors of pediatric brain tumors 18-25). We also host 4 Women's Conferences (Ovarian Specific and general diagnosis) in the spring and fall and family camps throughout the year. Our newest programs are two Caregiver Retreats, one for a survivor and immediate care provider and one for medical professionals.

Regardless of the program session, our goal is to provide a medically supervised, cost free Montana experience for individuals and families affected by cancer.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth


Tue May 31, 2022 - Mon Aug 08, 2022


727 Camp Mak-A-Dream RoadGold Creek, MT 59733



  • Office Reception
  • Child Care
  • Painting
  • Nursing
  • Music Arts
  • Youth Services




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • This is a full summer staff position, full time hours for 7 summer camp sessions required.

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