Careers at Camp Fire First Texas
About Us

About Camp Fire:

Camp Fire First Texas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that invests in North Texas communities by providing out-of-school time and outdoor learning programs for children and youth while offering workforce development programs for early childhood educators. We envision a society where every child has equitable access to the learning opportunities they need to succeed and thrive in a rapidly changing world.

 

Mission and Vision

We envision a community where every child has equitable access to the learning opportunities they need to succeed and thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Camp Fire invests in North Texas communities by providing out-of-school time and outdoor learning programs for children and youth while offering workforce development programs for early childhood educators.

In Camp Fire, children and youth find a safe, fun, and inclusive place. In this place, they form lasting relationships, develop a sense of belonging and contribute positively to their families and community. Camp Fire youth have life-enhancing experiences and create assets essential to their futures.


Our Values

Inclusion

All are welcome at Camp Fire.

Data-Informed

We continually collect and apply data to improve existing – and inspire new programming.

Growth Mindset

We believe the learning process is equally as important as the learning outcome and that talents can be improved over time.

Collaboration

We go higher together by partnering within the communities we serve.

Hands-On Learning

Learning from experience is a hallmark of all our programs.

Whole Child Approach

We recognize that social-emotional, physical, creative, and academic skills are all intertwined and equally important in learning.

 

Join our team and go higher together

We promise to provide opportunities for young people to find their spark, lift their voices and discover who they are. We are leaders in early childhood educationcamp programsenvironmental educationafterschool programming, and teen services.

A career at Camp Fire opens the door to working with some of the most passionate, experienced, and knowledgeable people in youth development. Here, you will find an environment that values your experiences, abilities, creativity, and energy and will encourage you to use and discover the talents within yourself. Camp Fire has many job opportunities, including seasonal, part-time, and full-time internships. If you don't see an immediate opening but want to introduce yourself, we'll accept your resume, too!

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here represent those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Our Commitment

Camp Fire welcomes and embraces all youth of diverse cultures, beliefs, experiences, and identities. We are committed to creating a culturally responsive, inclusive, and safe environment for all children, families, and staff. Camp Fire First Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, gender expression and identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

 

Our Investment in You

We believe in maintaining a supportive work culture while providing the highest quality programming through a commitment to equity, continuous learning, and leading with our values. Camp Fire is putting the call out to the passionate individual who is ready to join our team.

Camp Fire Benefits
  • Staff Events (Staff Retreat, Hot Dog Day, Holiday Party)
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance*
  • Options for Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts*
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability*
  • Basic & Voluntary Life/AD&D Insurance*
  • 401(k) Plan*
  • Legal & ID Shield
  • Generous Paid Time Off (vacation and personal leave)
  • Family-Friendly Organization
  • Distributed Leadership Model
  • Leadership and Management Training
  • Community of Leaders
  • Blue Zones Approved Worksite
  • Drug-Free, Smoke-Free, Alcohol-Free Environment
  • Sunshine Committee Staff Engagement
  • High Quality Professional Development
  • Supportive, Positive Work Environment
  • Research-Based Methodologies: Thriveology, Youth Work Methods & Conscious Discipline
  • Curriculum Supported Programming
  • Camp Discounts
  • Retail Discount


*Most of these benefits require 30 hours/week. If hired, details of position-eligible benefits will be presented in new hire packet.

Our Current Job Openings
Role Type Location
Admin
Marketing
Camp El Tersoro (Granbury)
Outdoor Program Specialist Contractor Camp El Tesoro
Early Education
Youth Development
Afterschool Site Director Part-time Camp Fire First Texas
After School Program Specialist - Aledo Campus Part-time Camp Fire First Texas - Aledo Campus
Internship