Jobs

Our mission is to connect children with the natural world by providing an extraordinarily fun and inspiring nature-immersion camping.

Join our team of passionate and qualified outdoor leaders! Watch for our 2022 Camp announcement in January or February, 2022.

Who We Hire
Thank you for your interest in El Ranchito! Working at camp requires some experience working with children outdoors, eagerness to be a great role model, flexibility working outdoors whatever the weather, and excellent maturity in a group setting. Each role has specific qualifications, please see the job descriptions below. 

Life at Camp
El Ranchito is a residential nature camp in primitive tents. All employees live among the trees and under the starry sky in a tent camp setting without air conditioning and regular use of electronics. The desire to participant in a shared community is a must! Residency includes all meals, board and activities during staff training and the camp session. Staff have designated off and refresh time.

Application Process
Read the job descriptions listed and use the link below to apply online. Each applicant must also submit a resume and photo by email to: employment@elranchito.org. All applicants will need a background check, interview and three professional references. 

Thank you for your interest in El Ranchito! 

We will be hiring for 2022 camp season starting in January or February of 2022. Watch for our announcements!

Conservation Corps Staff: 

Crew Leader

Program Assistant

Project Coordinator

Nature Discovery Camp Staff:

Camp Director

Assistant Camp Director

Program Assistant

Camp Counselor

Junior Counselor (Legacy staff)

Counselor-in-Training (Legacy staff)


Apply online! 

For New Applicants, use the New Staff Application (will be posted in 2022). Please be prepared with contact information for three references before you begin – there’s no “save and return” option. Please email your resume and recent photo to: employment@elranchito.org

For applicants who have worked at El Ranchito within the past three years, you can use the Returning Staff Application (will be posted in 2022). Please be prepared with contact information for one reference before you begin – there’s no “save and return” option. Please email your resume and recent photo to: employment@elranchito.org

For more information, contact El Ranchito Director Justine Salsbury at 512-593-2614 or justine@elranchito.org