Summer Camp Kitchen Assistant 2022

Summer Camps At College Settlement Horsham, PA $9.00 to $14.00 per hour

Food Service Assistants - Fun Team Atmosphere!!!

We look for reliable, hard working, self motivated staff members to join our food service operation, providing nutritious meals for our campers.

We recruit a dedicated, diverse staff who make sure our campers get the best summer camp experience we can provide.  All of our summer program fees are heavily subsidized, thus ensuring that all children can afford to attend our camp. 



  • Must be 16 years of age or older

  • Experience helping in kitchen settings is preferred but not mandatory.

  • Ability to take/pass ServSafe food handler online course.

  • Ability to safely use kitchen equipment and appliances.


  • Desire to work and live in a camp community with a diverse population of staff and campers 

  • Good communication skills

  • Able to follow instructions and work as part of a team

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment

  • Exhibit enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, integrity, self-motivation and adaptability


  • Ability to load/unload supplies from delivery trucks, stock supply closets and walk-in cooling units.

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time. 

  • Ability to operate electrical/mechanical kitchen equipment (within the limits of child labor laws.)

  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the job.
    Physical ability to participate in all facets of camp food service operations
    Ability to work long hours or split shifts if needed


  1. Food preparation: assist with washing, peeling, cutting, assembling, slicing  and packaging ingredients. 

  2. Counter service: serve meals in the dining hall and prepare pack out meals .

  3. Dishwashing: hand washing and machine washing utensils, kitchen equipment, plates, pots, etc.

  4. Clean, stock and inventory and clean refrigerators, freezers, and stockroom.

  5. Clean kitchen and sanitize kitchen, dining hall areas, rest rooms and outdoor trash areas including mopping and sweeping as required.

  6. Clean, stock, and maintain the kitchen, refrigerator, freezer, and stockroom
    Unload supplies from delivery trucks.
    Assist with proper disposal of trash, compost and recyclables
    Follow all food health and safety regulations
    Assist with other Food Service duties as assigned

Flexible dates and shifts are available.  

Many great benefits are available.  Please contact us for a full job description and more information.

 OUR 100th YEAR OF SUMMER CAMP and 49th year of Outdoor School!


As one of the longest running non-profit summer camps in the region, our jobs are a great way to spend your days with a wonderful team of staff.

Our excellent programs are financially accessible to children from ALL socioeconomic backgrounds and to guarantee that no child misses out on the summer of a lifetime because of inability to pay. 

We recruit a dedicated, talented, driven, diverse staff who are encouraged to be creative and think big - to bring their own ideas and skills to each of our programs.  We have a wide variety of jobs available, and bring in staff from all over the USA and around the globe to bring our programs to life. 


College Settlement's culture is progressive, embraces diversity and inclusion, and is rooted in deep seated traditions of treating people with dignity and respect. 


All of our program fees are heavily subsidized, thus ensuring that all children can afford to attend our camp.  We are able offer a high value program at a much reduced cost thanks to our many funders and sponsors.



We look for folks who can make good judgement calls, are hard working, self motivated, flexible and enthusiastic  We recruit staff who will be positive role models, who are patient, compassionate and genuinely committed to the welfare and development of young people!   

Our ideal staff members are comfortable working in a beautifully diverse community, have a great sense of humor, and a desire to be all-in on creating  fun, safe, welcoming place to learn and grow.  They are collaborative, spontaneous, willing to be goofy but also have a good head on their shoulders! Our staff members treat others with respect, dignity and grace.



Other than the great work environment and rewards of being able to make a real difference  

  1. Excellent resume building opportunity

  2. Culturally diverse environment

  3. Full room and board are provided for overnight camp staff.  

  4. College Internship or Credit (contact your college for details)

  5. Opportunity to extend work into spring/fall/winter seasons

  6. Flexible dates and hours


All staff and campers must be fully vaccinated to be on site.  We will follow all CDC guidelines for COVID precautions and will update these as changes occur.

We have CDC approved cleaning, sanitization, contact tracing and communication protocols in place for the summer.


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