Mohican Wilderness is an unusual outdoor opportunity for youth groups and families in Ohio and surrounding states. Not only do we provide camping with electric and water hookup and without on two miles of the Mohican River, we have a long list of recreation available and host numerous events. This combination creates a busy and challenging variety of employment options.
We are currently searching for the individual, couple, or family that would like to experience our season from April 15 to October 25 (varies with position.)
The following comprised list is of all positions at Mohican Wilderness. Please contact us for current openings or submit an online application with your interests. We keep applications on file for 1 year and will contact each individual for follow up questions or to interview if the position is open. Thank you for your interest in joining our team. Call (740) 599-6741 for more information.
Summer Job Opportunities – Job Duties & Description
Check-in of families and groups; sell items from the camp store; sign up customers for various activities; answer the phone; take reservations; and answer questions concerning the camp and its recreation; lots of public contact. Applicant must possess strong customer service skills. Internship possibilities available.
Canoe Operations & Maintenance/Mowing
Drive canoes and campers safely to drop-off points on the river; load and unload canoes; keep equipment in good condition; teach canoe basics; campground maintenance during the week. This position is physically demanding and requires employee to lift large/heavy objects. This position works with the public and applicant must possess strong customer service skills. Keep grounds mowed with John Deere zero turn mowers; weed whip with a gas powered whip; small gardening jobs; light building maintenances. Help with canoe livery and trash pickup. This position is physically demanding and requires applicant to lift heavy objects continuously throughout the day.
Lead one and two hour rides; hand lead 15 minutes pony rides; care for horses; teach basic horsemanship and riding skills; assist riders in mounting, adjusting stirrups and dismounting; overnight campouts possible; lots of work with the public; trail maintenance. This position can be physically demanding. Applicant must possess strong customer service skills. Internship possibilities available.
Set up your own interesting and appealing outdoor education center with live animals and exhibits; provide programs for families and youth groups. A good position for one with initiative and imagination to develop his/her own program(s). An excellent internship for education, biology, and environmental studies majors.
Teach basic archery, riflery, and canoeing. Direct softball, volleyball, water activities, and other recreation for families and youth groups. Design recreation programs for holiday weekends; create and conduct group initiative activities, act as host/hostess for groups and family vacationers. This position is in the public eye and you will be working closely with groups and families, strong customer service skills a must. Internship possibilities for various majors available.
Provide and supervise projects for youth groups and families; maintain an interesting and inviting center; develop new crafts, integrating nature, ecology, and recycling. A good position for one with initiative and imagination to develop his/her own program. This position works closely with children and applicant must possess the skills to engage children and their families. Internship possibilities for various majors available.
Keep shower houses and latrines clean and supplied; pick up garbage bags at campsites; keep camp litter-free; maintain cabin rentals. Set your own schedule, be your own boss.
Compensation: This varies with the position, length of commitment, and your qualifications. Although our season runs May 1 to October 31, some positions do not require that length of time. We have campsites with water and electic hookup available for the season for those who wish to use their own camper or RV. We also provide housing for qualified applicants.