Employment Opportunities

Camp Hamp Director

Enjoy the summer going on hikes, recreational trips to state parks & other locations! 
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Musante Beach Head Lifeguard

Beach fun all summer long!
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Exciting summer fun with kids! Various camps, must be college age or have two years summer camp experience. 
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Hiring summer camp

Interested? Have questions? Feel free to email the office: recreation@northamptonma.gov.  To be considered you MUST apply through the city application. Please visit the City of Northampton, and click on the green "employment" tab. 

summer 2021 camp staff

Summer 2022
Camp Directors, Leaders and Jr. Leaders
Musante Beach Staff

Are you ready to play and make a difference in kids lives?  As a camp staff you will be leading games, special events, and swim time. There are field trips to fun places like trampolines, InterSkate 91, state parks, and more! 

Musante Beach offers summer time fun with a nice sandy beach and super swim area!

Curious? Interested? Have questions? Feel free to email the office: recreation@northamptonma.gov.  

Seasonal Job Positions

  • Human Resources Site, click here
  • Late winter is when we begin the search for additional lifeguards and summer camp staff.
  • The Human Resource Department posts the jobs that are open in the Recreation Department. Throughout the year, there are summer program positions, youth soccer, basketball and t-ball supervisors, men's softball and basketball scorekeepers, lifeguards, Aquatic and Family Center desk staff, and other positions available. We also have a variety of volunteer opportunities, from coaching to special events.

Want to Offer a Program?

View Instructor Information for our forms to propose a new program.

Are You Under 18 and Need a Work Permit?

Most High Schools have them available in their main office.
The State of Massachusetts website has more information, click here