Employment

Working at Woolman is a major lifestyle choice. To commit to community living, to have one's life and work intertwined, to live in a rural setting, and to take a modest salary, all require a high-level of dedication. Above all other qualifications, we are looking for people who will thrive here.

Site Staff
Job Title Starting Date Description
Groundskeeper April 1, 2020 The Groundskeeper at Sierra Friends Center insures that the campus is kept irrigated and mowed.  This person should be attentive, hardworking, organized and love working outdoors.   The Groundskeeper needs to be able to lift up to 50 pounds, operate the riding mower, weed eaters, and irrigations systems.   This position is full time, or job-shared to insure 40 hours per work week during peak season, May 1 - September 1, with possible decreased hours in April, September, and October.  Hours may flux according to weather conditions.  Flexible work schedules are considered.  Additional responsibilities may include maintenance duties and equipment repair.    
Summer Camp
Job Title Starting Date Description
Wombat Camp Counselor June 18, 2020 Application Deadline: We only have a few spots left! Applications reviewed on a first-come first-served basis. Wombat Camp Counselor Being a counselor at Woolman's Summer Camp means living, working, growing, and learning as part of the Woolman community.  Wombat Camp programming is for campers aged 9-14. Counselors lead our campers in backpacking trips, silly games, arts and crafts, adventure, singing, and any other activities we can come up with as a staff! Every day is full of games, delicious vegetarian food, visiting beautiful places, swimming, learning about nature, and inspiring children to be their true selves in an accepting community where they will be celebrated. Our small size (40 campers maximum) means our Staff is a close-knit family that truly knows, understands, and supports each other as we create and share camp magic right alongside our incredible campers. Counselors are fully integrated into the life, work, and play of the Woolman campers, and your job is to enrich their experience through deep connection and joyful adventure. Counselors live with 5 campers in a cabin situated near outdoor showers and  a bathhouse. You may choose to live in a same-gendered or mixed-gendered cabin. You will facilitate learning and growth of children into a greater awareness of themselves and others, lead games and songs, manage behavior, teach activities, adorn yourself in costumes and personify characters of your own creation, and participate in the wonderful daily life of a Quaker community.  Being a counselor at camp is fun, challenging and rewarding work!
Teen Leadership Camp Counselor June 18, 2020 Application Deadline: We only have a few spots left! Applications reviewed on a first-come first-served basis. Being a counselor at Woolman's Summer Camp means living, working, growing, and learning as part of the Woolman community.  Counselors lead our campers in backpacking trips, silly games, arts and crafts, adventure, singing, and any other activities we can come up with as a staff! Every day is full of games, delicious vegetarian food, visiting beautiful places, swimming, learning about nature, and inspiring teens to be their true selves in an accepting community where they will be celebrated. TLC Counselors are fully integrated into the life, work, and play of the teen campers, and your job is to enrich their experience through deep connection and joyful adventure. Counselors live with campers aged  15-17 in a lodge situated on campus and team-lead backpacking trips  up to 10 days long. TLC Counselors facilitate learning and growth of teens into a greater awareness of themselves and others, lead games and songs, manage behavior, teach activities, and participate in the wonderful daily life of a small Quaker community.  Being a counselor at camp is fun, challenging and rewarding work!