We have caring and attentive staff that provide full personal care and support to our clients. We train our team to support our clients and meet the specific needs of every client that comes to Rising Treetops, both children and adults with a broad range of special needs, including autism. Find out more about joining our team.

Current Job Openings

Summer Camp Cabin Counselors (hiring from January - June 2024) for Summer 2024

The process for hiring staff for the 2024 summer camp season starts in January 2024.  For our summer hirings in general, staff are hired for 13 weeks of work and in 2024 training starts June 8 and the last day of work is August 30.  There are full days off throughout the summer between camp sessions.


Responsibilities: Live-in cabins with our campers and be responsible for their care, safety, and welfare. Assist campers with daily living skills and activity participation. We are seeking caring individuals with a desire to work with special populations. Must have a high energy level and good interpersonal skills. All employees at Rising Treetops must be COVID-vaccinated, and have received a COVID booster shot, if booster-eligible, prior to beginning work with campers.  We can assist with setting up vaccination appointments.


To apply for a summer 2024 Counselor position, click here.

Summer Camp Nurses (hiring from January - June 2024)

RN’s, LPN’s and Nursing Students. Experience with special populations preferred.


To apply for a summer 2024 nursing position after January 1, 2024, click here.

Seasonal Respite Counselors (September 2023 - June 2024)

These positions require living at the camp during the entire respite season from mid-September until early June, with training and then approximately 130 days of scheduled respite days of work out of approximately 250 days from mid-September through early-June. Free housing and meals are provided throughout the approximate 8 months. All employees must be fully COVID vaccinated to work at the Rising Treetops Oakhurst campus, and once COVID-booster eligible must have their booster vaccination.


In addition, we are in need of weekend and holiday per diem respite counselors, and occasional other shifts available for emergency respite counselors. Not only do such respite counselors live with our clients, they are responsible for their care, safety, and welfare, and assist them with daily living skills and activity participation. Candidates must have a high energy level and good interpersonal skills.


To apply for a respite counselor position for the 2023-2024 respite season or as a per diem weekend/emergency respite counselor, click here.  Please email, fax or mail an application to the attention of the Director, 111 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst, NJ  07755.  Call 732-531-0215 or email info@risingtreetops.org for more information.

Is Rising Treetops at Oakhurst right for you?


We are looking for creative staff members who are seeking challenging employment. If you are willing to share your ideas, and to invest time and energy in creating a memorable time for our clients at Rising Treetops at Oakhurst, first read our Services page for an overview of our programs. Then read above for information about employment opportunities.


Rising Treetops at Oakhurst offers competitive salaries, great working conditions, and valuable practical experience. Staff are hired from a wide geographic area of the United States and from many other countries as well. This international mix allows staff the unique opportunity to work, socialize, and share lifestyles with persons from all over the world.


We look forward to hearing from you soon!


It is the policy of Rising Treetops at Oakhurst to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

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