2024 Camp Staff Application

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Application Deadline: February 13, 2024*

We appreciate your interest in Cazadero Music Camp. We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Cazadero Music Camp is a drug and alcohol-free camp.

If you haven't already, please take a look at the staff position descriptions and details here.

*We may still have openings after the deadline, so feel free to submit an application.

COVID Statement: Please know that Cazadero Music Camp will follow all health guidelines and recommendations related to Coronavirus safety and prevention. The safety of our campers and staff remains our top priority. 

Applicant Information

ex. Davis High School, Sophomore


We recommend that you select a 2nd position, to improve your chances of being a part of the Caz Staff.

If you were a camper/mentor select "JumpStart Participant" or "Summer Camper." If you didn't work for or attend Caz in 2023, select "none." 

If you were a camper/mentor select "JumpStart Participant" or "Summer Camper." If you weren't hired or registered for Caz 2022, select "none."

Music Abilities
 Note: This section is not required for kitchen/office/facility staff applicants.

200 words maximum

200 words maximum

i.e. sectionals, ensembles.

i.e. chamber music, music theory, jazz, improvisation
Related Work Experience
Have you ever worked at or participated in a camp program (including Caz)? Please describe below. Click "Add another response" if you've participated in multiple camps. Note: there is a separate question for new applicants to list references.

150 words maximum

*Note: Hourly positions work on August 4th.
**Hourly positions only: Spring Weekends, Set Up Week, Rentals, and Fall Weekends

Kitchen, Utility, Health Officer, and Office Staff Positions:
If you are applying for a position in the kitchen, as office/store staff, as health officer, or as utility crew, you will be interviewed by phone. The Camp Director and/or Head Chef will contact you; do not set up an interview on the dates below.

Your interview is also an audition. Please bring your instrument, music, and be prepared to perform for the interview committee. Piano and percussion applicants and all applicants interviewing via Zoom will be required to submit a recorded audition prior to their interview. We accept CD, USB sticks, or links to your audio files or video files uploaded to Google Drive, YouTube, or Dropbox.
Resume / Cover Letter

New Staff Applicants Only: Education
High School 1

High School 2

University/College 1

University/College 2

University/College 3

New Staff Applicants Only: Employment History
Employer 1

Employer 2

New Staff Applicants Only: References
List persons other than relatives who have knowledge of your character, experience, and ability. We will not contact your references until after your interview and we will keep their contact information secure. 
Reference 1

Reference 2

Reference 3

Background Questions

200 words maximum

200 words maximum

Please write a brief biographical sketch (200 words maximum), summarizing your experience in music, camping, and any other fields which might have a bearing on the position(s) for which you are applying.

200 words maximum

The facts set forth above are true and complete. I understand that if I am employed, falsification of this application including falsification by omission or supplying misleading information may result in discharge regardless of when such falsification is discovered. I authorize Cazadero Performing Arts Camp to investigate all information contained in this application. I authorize the prior employers to give you any and all information concerning my previous employment and any pertinent information they may have, personal or otherwise, and release all parties from any and all liability for any damage or injury that may result from furnishing the same to Cazadero Performing Arts Camp. 

If Cazadero Performing Arts Camp employs me, I agree to conform to the rules and regulations of Cazadero Performing Arts Camp. I understand and agree that, except for employment at-will status, my hours, working conditions, job assignment(s), and compensation rate(s) are subject to change by Cazadero Performing Arts Camp. I understand my employment can be terminated, with or without cause and with or without notice at any time at the option of Cazadero Performing Arts Camp or myself. Cazadero is a drug-free and alcohol-free camp. I understand that contact with minors under any form of intoxication will be grounds for immediate dismissal. 
I understand that photographs may be taken during camp and staff activities. I authorize Cazadero Performing Arts Camp to use photographs of myself/my child for promotional materials. 

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Thank you!