Camp Fire Sunshine Central Florida | Light The Fire Within



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You can make a difference in the lives of children, youth and families in our community! Camp Fire Sunshine is a premier child and youth development non-profit organization that has been serving Central Florida since 1918.

Our promise is to provide opportunities for young people to find their spark, lift their voice and discover who they are. We are leaders in early childhood education, camp programs, environmental education, after school 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 internships, seasonal, part-time and full-time. If you don't see an immediate opening, but want to introduce yourself, we'll accept your resume, too!

Join our team to help light the fire within.

Submit an application and upload your resume online

  • Fax to 863.687.1679
  • Mail to Camp Fire Sunshine, 2600 Buckingham Avenue, Lakeland, FL  33803

Due to the volume of responses, only qualified parties will be contacted. No phone calls or emails, please.


Seasonal Positions

Summer Bus Driver/Chaperone

Hiring fun, energetic, responsible staff for Summer Day Camp. Must have current Class B CDL with passenger endorsement and a clean driving record. Must be able to drive school bus and work as a camp counselor/chaperone during field trips for 5th and 6th graders. Previous leadership, mentoring and/or childcare experience preferred. Approximately 15 to 25 hours per week over the Summer. Great opportunity for a school bus driver who would like to earn some extra cash!


Summer Program Staff - Elementary

Hiring fun, energetic, responsible staff for Summer Day Camp. Must be able to positively interact and play with elementary age youth. Previous leadership, mentoring and/or teaching experience preferred. Great opportunity for teachers and college students! Must be at least 18, out of high school and available Monday through Friday throughout the Summer.


Summer Program Staff - Teen

Love the great outdoors? Have the gift to positively interact with and motivate teenagers? Hiring fun, energetic, responsible staff for Summer positions. Must be able to participate in physically demanding service projects, with extensive time outdoors. Previous leadership, mentoring and/or teaching experience preferred. Must be at least 20 years old with a clean driving record. Available to travel a plus. Great opportunity for teachers, school employees and college students!

Camp Fire Sunshine Central Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, disability or other reason prohibited by the fair employment laws. Reasonable accommodation will be provided in an effort to advance employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Employment at Camp Fire Sunshine Central Florida is on an at-will basis. The employee and the organization are each free to terminate the relationship at any time without cause.

Camp Fire Sunshine Central Florida may conduct a criminal background investigation and/or drug test on any employee.

Our Promise

Young people want to shape the world.

Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

In Camp Fire, it begins now.

Light the fire within