If you would like to apply for the 2015 Summer Season, please send us an application by FEBRUARY 28th, 2015.

Below you will find information about employment. There are a lot of positions at Windells. Be sure to check the listed requirements to avoid applying for a position that you cannot be hired for. Once you have sent us your resume and cover letter, we will distribute them to the correct department supervisors. We usually receive a lot of resumes and this time of year is very busy for our staff. We are hosting sessions, traveling to events for promotion, and getting ready for summer camp. We will get back to you as quickly as possible.

*All employees must be 18 years old or older. We have discontinued the C.I.T. program, but we hope to hear from you when you are of age!*




ON THE ROAD 2015 – Hunter, NY | Stratton, VT | Buck Hill, MN | Mountain High, CA |

  • Coaches – Snowboard and Ski
  • Photo/Video Intern


  • Demo Center Manager
  • Kitchen Staff
  • Coaches – Snowboard, Ski, Skateboard, BMX
  • Counselors
  • Diggers
  • Auxiliary Drivers (2)
  • Camp Nurses (must be licensed in Oregon)
  • Maintenance Staff


We know you are anxious about getting a job with us but we would prefer it if you did not call us, we will contact you.
We are fielding tons of calls for camper sign-ups right now so our phone lines are very busy. Sorry for this inconvenience! To apply for a job, please carefully follow the instructions below.


Please Mail us a Resume and Cover Letter . Video Resumes and creative submissions encouraged!

*If you are applying for more than one position, please only include one resume, but provide one cover letter for each job. Applicants who do not list a specific position are often overlooked, so narrow down your selection.

In your Cover Letter please include:

  • What position you are applying for?
  • Why do you want to work at Windells?
  • What has prepared you for this position: personal and professional examples
  • Tell us something interesting about yourself
  • Why should we hire you for this job?

Two Part Video Resume (Coaches and Diggers are required to submit. For other positions a video is optional but, highly recommended.)

  • Coaches: Show us your skills! We want to see how you interact with kids/people, your coaching style, your bag of tricks, as well as your personality.
  • Diggers: Show us your skills and let us know why you love to build parks.

Your video resume may be posted on YouTube or you may send a DVD. For YouTube videos, please carefully type the link to your YouTube video to ensure that it is accurate and include the link in the last paragraph of your cover letter. On the back of the envelope you mail your resume in, write the title of the job your applying for! If you’re interested in more than one position, you can write more than one.

Remember, be creative and make your application unique!

Windells Camp c/o: Human Resources
5014 NE 15th Ave
Portland, OR 97211
Application due date is February 28th


Please read the following details before applying:

Requirements for all positions:

  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Fluent in English
  • Available to work from May 31st – August 15th
  • First Aid & CPR Certified (you can get your certification at staff training)
  • Passionate about working with kids (prior camp experience a plus)


* Please note the special requirements for the following positions:

  • Administrative Intern (3): 22 yrs and older preferred, must arrive by May 15th to aid with Office Duties, applicants seeking College Credit preferred
  • Auxiliary Drivers (2): must be 22 or older, must pass driving record background check, have valid Driver’s License
  • Adult Program Host: must be 22 or older, must pass driving record background check, have valid Driver’s License