Currently Available Positions

Common Ground is looking for enthusiastic people who have an appreciation for working with the general public in a beautiful natural setting. All applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Pass BCI and FBI background checks.
  • Pass First Aid and CPR Training/Tests.
  • Complete a Common Ground Application.
  • Have an appreciation for people and nature.
  • Be willing to work outdoors in most types of weather.
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Assistant Camp Director

The Assistant Camp Director is responsible for assisting the Camp Director in furthering the mission of Common Ground Summer Camps through the planning and delivery of program activities, management of the overall camp operation at the direction of the Camp Director.

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Day Camp Counselor

Are you an enthusiastic and friendly person that loves working with diverse groups of people in a natural outdoor setting? Day Camp Counselors are the primary caregivers for each camper and responsible for the well-being of an assigned group of campers, guiding them through daily activities and fostering a sense of cooperation, respect, and community.

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Team Building Facilitator

Are you an enthusiastic and friendly person that loves working with diverse groups of people in a natural outdoor setting? Team Building Facilitators are responsible for instructing and supervising a group of up to 16 participants through low adventure and high ropes activities focused on goal setting, trust, team building/team bonding, communication and personal growth in a collaborative environment. Facilitators will participate in setting up, facilitating and cleaning up after programs while maintaining a climate of positivity and security.

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Zipline Canopy Tour Guide

We are seeking enthusiastic people with a love for the outdoors to join our exceptional staff. Guides are responsible for leading our participants on an exciting and informative zipline canopy tour experience, while providing the highest level of professionalism and positive reinforcement. A willingness to share your knowledge and experiences with others, a passion to learn more, and an interest in working at heights is essential. Previous ziplining experience is not needed, and thorough training will be provided.

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Common Ground is located in Oberlin, Ohio. Head to our Explore the Area page and find out about other things to do and places to stay in the area, or you can learn more about our organization, which has always proudly been not-for-profit.