Join Our Village Staff Team!

December. 2014 update: Outreach for GYV’s 2015 summer staff begins January 5, 2015. Please check back for an updated positions and a 2015 application.

GYV’s diverse team represents a wide range of professionals as well as those seeking more youth work experience.  All share a passion for youth development, community involvement and a keen interest in learning different perspectives, working together to create a powerful learning environment for youth and staff.

GYV hires those who demonstrate:

  • experience working with teenagers
  • cross-cultural understanding with knowledge of world issues.
  • a desire to work in a rural, camp  setting, with the imagination and aptitude to use nature as an teaching tool and opportunity to try new experiences.
  • well developed communication and dialogue skills
  • a strong commitment to safety
  • creativity, flexibility, reliable and sense of humor
  • Minimum age – 21

staff break timeWorking at GYV is inspiring, challenging, and life changing. Staff are key to creating a cohesive atmosphere focused on cooperation, generosity and respect. Morning workshops emphasize skill building, gaining better understanding of one’s values, and communication. Afternoon and evening activities are lively and fun. Combined with cabin life,  these varied experiences deepen the participants’ understanding of one another, heightens their sense of themselves as leaders, and fosters enduring global friendships

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