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Why Work For Us...

  • Play with a purpose
  • Learn new skills and techniques
  • Enrich your resume for the future
  • Make a difference in the life of a youth

Employment Opportunities

Join our TEAM! If you are looking for a job that involves working with children in a fun indoor/outdoor setting, then Earnest & Edna Shepherd Youth Center is the place for you. Our eleven week summer camp program is filled with plot twists and turns, team play, laughter and fun memories.   We are currently seeking enthusiastic, responsible, quick thinking, and caring individuals for all positions.

2024 Camp Counselor 

Our camp counselors plan, lead and implement camp programs for youth by being an integral part of the daily camp plot.  Counselors assist to develop the plot, act  as characters, sing, and actively engage the campers in activities.  Counselors supervise campers (5 to 13 years old) while engaged in all activities to ensure safety, development, growth and overall wellbeing.  Counselors must exhibit appropriate energy level, mediation skills, patience and caring to keep youth involved in all activities.  Click here for full job description.

2024 Lifeguard

Camp lifeguards help plan and supervise a safe pool environment for the campers.  Lifeguards must be certified, or willing to attain certification before camp season, including in-pool training such as Red Cross or equivalent.  Lifeguards are responsible for testing the pool, vacuuming based upon need, and caring for and storing pool equipment at the end of a session.  Reimbursement for lifeguard training may be available.  Click here for full job description.

How To Apply

Download an application at  Earnest & Edna Shepherd Employment Opportunities and email the completed form to or mail to 610 E. Shepherd Rd, Liberty, MO  64068

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