Employment Opportunities

Workamper Program

Work for your stay at Camp Sandusky! Our Workamper Program could be your ticket to an affordable summer vacation on Ohio's beautiful north coast. WORK for your site (and a paycheck if you work added hours) at Camp Sandusky! Workampers are people who exchange their efforts for a free shaded or sunny RV campsite. We need Workampers to work as:

• Pool Cleaners • Spot-check Restrooms • Store Clerks
• Front Gate Greeters • Pancake Flippers • Cabin Cleaners
• Carpenters • Kitchen Helpers • Office Helpers
• Small Engine Repair • Computer Data Entry • Bunny Caretakers
• Yard Trimmers • Front Desk Helpers • Electricians
• Restroom Cleaners • Spotters (help folks onto their campsites) • Security (check car passes)
Sound like fun? It is! We schedule Workamper get-togethers and picnics, and have a great time together. And we're located just outside the city limits of Sandusky, Ohio, home of Cedar Point, the world's largest roller coaster theme park!
Want to know more?
Below are some Frequently Asked Questions
Where will our campsite be?
Workampers will be assigned between sites 72 and 82. We have selected these sites for you because they are larger than the average site and include added parking spaces both in front of and behind the site.
What will our campsite include?
Your site will include city water/sewer, cable, wi-fi, a charcoal grill, fire ring, and picnic table.
What area amenities are offered?
Camp Sandusky has on site a 24-hour laundry and 24-hour restrooms. Within just a few minutes travel time (under ten minutes), there is a 24-hour Kroger food store, a 24-hour Meijer store, and a 24-hour WalMart store. If you are interested in big city shopping, Camp Sandusky is centrally located between Toledo and Cleveland, with travel time being just about an hour to either city.
Can we bring our boat?
Yes, you are welcome to bring your boat. Camp Sandusky is only about five minutes away from Sandusky Boat Launch, a local public boat ramp into the protected harbor of Sandusky Bay which leads into beautiful Lake Erie.
Do we both have to work 20 hours?
No. The work commitment for additional people is just 10 hours/week. The total commitment can be worked by just one person or split up.
Can we work together?
Maybe. Although we normally schedule husbands and wives to the same working hours, you may or may not be working side by side. That will depend on your individual areas of expertise as well as on the campground's needs at any given time.
What will I be doing?
We have found that Workampers are happiest and most productive when they are busy working at those jobs most suited to their skills and talents. We will make every effort to assign you to chores that fit your individual area of expertise. There will be occasions, however, when you will be asked to work outside your area of expertise depending on what needs to be done at the campground that day.
What is our minimum time commitment to be Workampers?
You may stay with us for as little as a month (30 days).
What is our maximum time commitment to be Workampers?
The maximum length of your working stay at Camp Sandusky is six months.
Can you guarantee us 40 hours of work per week?
Guarantees are hard to come by! But everyone generally gets all of the hours they want. In fact, we frequently run out of people before we run out of work.
How much will we be paid?
Our current pay scale for Workampers starts at $7.30 per hour (for hours worked above your combined total of 20 hours).
How often will we be paid?
You'll receive a paycheck every two weeks.
Can you pay us in cash?
Absolutely not. You will receive a Camp Sandusky paycheck on a scheduled basis in the same manner as our other employees.

Summer Job Opportunites!

Looking for something to do this summer that'll be both fun and will earn you some extra cash? Camp Sandusky offers various job opportunities for people needing seasonal employment. We are seeking motivated individuals to work from April through September for the following positions:
• Pool Cleaners • Spot-check Restrooms • Store Clerks
• Front Gate Greeters • Pancake Flippers • Cabin Cleaners
• Carpenters • Kitchen Helpers • Office Helpers
• Small Engine Repair • Computer Data Entry • Bunny Caretakers
• Yard Trimmers • Front Desk Helpers • Electricians
• Restroom Cleaners • Spotters (help folks onto their campsites) • Security (check car passes)
Want to know more? Below are some Frequently Asked Questions
What types of jobs are available?
There are a variety of jobs available from reservationists in the office to groundskeepers. Tasks will be assigned by skills and interest.
What is a reservationist?
A reservationist is someone who answers the phone and gives information to customers and takes reservations over the phone. You will not be calling people in their homes, they will be calling you. You will also enter the reservations into our computer network. Most reservationists also work face to face with our guests at the front desk. You will help guests check in and out and also run the cash register.
Who should apply?
Any self-motivated individual is welcome to apply. General computer and customer service skills are needed for most office positions. Most employees have some college experience but any high school graduate may apply. Groundskeepers and janitors should have a valid driver's license.
How much will I get paid?
Starting wages will vary according to job type. Reservationists also receive commissions on all of their reservations. Some first year reservationists earned over $9.50 an hour last year. You can also earn up to a dollar more per hour by working certian dates and shifts.
How many hours will I have to work?
Most people work around 30-40 hours per week. Additional hours are usually available if you wish to work more.
What shifts are available?
There are four different shifts available. The morning shift starts between 7-8 AM and ends between 1-5 PM. The midday shift is basically 11 AM-7 PM. Afternoon shifts start between 3-5 PM and end between 9-11 PM. Midnights are available to security positions.
Will I have to work weekends?
Weekend shifts are usually split among all workers so that nobody has to work every weekend.
When are jobs available?
The campground is open from mid May to the end of October. Some jobs will be available starting early April in order to get ready for the season and train new employees. Seasonal jobs last until September.).
Where is Camp Sandusky?
The campground is located at the intersection of State Routes 2 and 101.