Join Our Team

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Willowbrook staff is composed of about 120 talented and caring people who come outside to collaborate for up to six weeks each summer while they teach children ages 3-18.  Together we create opportunities for kids to form a stronger self-concept and develop their creative human potential through hands-on experiences in arts and nature.  We give kids the freedom to make choices in a unique, welcoming, and nurturing environment dedicated to discovery, creativity and exploration.

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Why work at Willowbrook?

  • Make a difference in the lives of children

  • Become part of a close-knit, supportive, and creative community

  • Advance your professional development goals

  • Develop leadership and mentoring skills

  • Work in a beautiful outdoor setting

  • Make life-long friendships

  • And so much more!

Current Job Openings

We're looking for creative, fun, and dedicated staff members in the following positions: 

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Village Manager

The Village Manager oversees the planning and operation of the Village area focused on 5-7 year olds during Willowbrook’s summer camp. This person is responsible for planning and communicating with Village staff, and other contributors to all programming with an emphasis on interest-driven opportunities

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Full-time, Seasonal- Summer 
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Specialist

Specialists design and implement six-weeks of enriching, hands-on activities designed to nurture campers’ creative skills and foster a sense of discovery. They are experts in their respective fields and have experience encouraging and guiding children through art and nature projects and activities.

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Full-time, Seasonal- Summer 
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High School Apprentice

The Willowbrook Apprentice Program is designed to help high school students build job skills, gain work experience, and advance their artistic abilities while working alongside our area staff. They welcome and assist campers with projects, help area Specialists and College Assistants with tent operations, and act as exemplary Willowbrook ambassadors. 

Must be at least 14 

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20 hours week, Seasonal-Summer

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Community Support

Willowbrook Arts Camp seeks empathetic individuals who are strong communicators with excellent problem-solving skills to ensure the well-being of our campers and camp community. The Community Support Specialists support the mental and emotional health and well-being of our campers while fostering a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive camp environment in our Artisan (8 - 18 years) and Village (5 - 7 years) areas

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Full-time, Seasonal-Summer
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Assistant (formerly College Assistant)

Support Area Specialists and Area Lead’s  in leading children, of various ages, in hand-on arts or nature programs in a mostly unscheduled, child-directed camp environment.

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Full Time, Seasonal- Summer
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Arts Educator

Willowbrook is looking for experienced art educators who understand how to make in-person and online programming interactive. Classes will be up to 90 minutes and meet weekly for six weeks or more in a local school, City of Tualatin park and may include a virtual component

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Varied, All-year Round
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Area Lead

 Plan and lead six weeks of hands-on arts or nature activities designed to help children, of various ages, develop their creative potential in a mostly unscheduled, child-directed camp environment.

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Full-time, Seasonal- Summer
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Senior HS Apprentice

The Willowbrook Senior Apprentice Position is a role for high school students who have demonstrated excellent leadership and teaching skills.  Senior High School Apprentices are ready to assist when and where additional staff is needed. A willingness to complete more challenging tasks and to succeed in these tasks is an indicator of readiness for the Sr. HSA position. Must be 16 years old by June 18.

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Full Time, Seasonal- Summer

Positions open in:
Artisan Dance, Artisan Drama, Artisan Native American Art, Artisan Pottery, Artisan Weaving, Artisan Floaters (3), Village Dance, Village Drama, Village Pottery, Village Weaving, The Squirrel's Nest 

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