The Greater Burlington YMCA provides a diverse organization of people of all ages joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of youth, healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. As a Y employee, you’ll be inspired to make a difference each day in a position that matters. With a strong mission and core values, we offer a cause you can participate in.

Build character. Learn new skills. Make friends. Have fun.

For 117 years, that’s what Camp Abnaki has been all about: fostering personal growth and independence in a safe environment on the shores of Lake Champlain in North Hero, VT. Traditionally a boys’ resident camp, Abnaki has grown to include a day camp for boys, as well as a variety of co-ed specialty, vacation, and family camp programs that build healthy, confident, connected and secure children and teens.

Camp Abnaki is hiring a Camp Nurse to manage all healthcare aspects of our summer camp program. With a full session of up to 180 campers, the nurse is responsible for administrating daily medical treatments as provided by each camper, as well as attending to major and minor medical incidents.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for maintaining health records for all campers and employees, a daily log, a treatment book, medical equipment and supplies as well as administering treatment and medications. This role also provides camp leadership throughout the day and may be responsible for leading groups of boys during special activities.


-Must be at least twenty one (21) years of age.

-Must possess at the minimum, a Registered Nurse (RN) certification.

-Experience working in pediatrics is preferred, but not required.

-Ability to live on camp property from mid-June to August and provide twenty four hour medical support, when necessary.

-Must be able to communicate effectively both written and oral.

-Build trusting relationships with campers and parents of campers to ensure comfort and ease of administering medication and providing health support.

-Possess solid leadership qualities and professionalism.

-Ability to problem solve effectively, smoothly and calmly.

-Must be licensed in the state of Vermont.

The Camp Nurse is expected to reside at camp during the summer season and be available for camp training and activities. This unique role is ideal for an experienced nurse looking for a change of scenery, in between positions or a school nurse looking for a summer job, while working for a mission-driven organization.

This seasonal opportunity begins around mid-June and ends August 18th.

Send a cover letter and resume to for employment consideration.

The Greater Burlington YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Pomerleau Family Y
266 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Camp Abnaki
1252 Abnaki Road
North Hero, VT
802 372 9622 (YMCA)

Additional Program Sites
in Vermont

Addison, Franklin, Grand Isle, Washington and Chittenden Counties