Camp Nurse Wanted- Camp Kesem at Columbia University



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End Date


Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)


One-time only


Camp Lakota
New York
United States


Camp Kesem Columbia University is looking for a nurse to join their summer camp team! Our chapter, one of 105 Camp Kesem chapters across the United States, offers a free week-long camp for kids affected by their parent’s cancer. Camp is free to attend, and the camp is planned, managed, and staffed by college student volunteers from Columbia University.


Camp will be held from August 25thto August 31st at Camp Lakota in Wurstboro, NY.


As a nurse, you will be responsible for dispensing daily medication, as instructed by each camper's physician, and for addressing any health emergencies that may come up over the course of the week. You must hold an RN, LPN/LVN, or be a Nurse Practitioner in the state of New York or be willing to obtain a temporary license for that state.

All potential candidates will undergo a background check and interview process.

If you are interested, please click here for more information and to apply.

For more information about Camp Kesem and our mission, please visit


  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

How To Apply

If you have any questions, or would like to set up a phone call to learn more about the position, feel free to email us!