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Via West
Cupertino, California, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


AbilityPath and Via West are hiring Summer Camp Support Staff-Housekeeping and Kitchen Assistants for our camp for children and adults with disabilities!

The Housekeeping Assistant provides laundry, housekeeping, sanitation and light janitorial support to camp.  

The Kitchen Assistant prepares and serves meals, prepares and clean the dining hall, washes dishes, and provides other kitchen and dining support.


Camp Via West is a San Andreas Regional Center (SARC) approved provider of respite care for children and adults with disabilities (autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and others.) Weekend respite offers innovative programs and meaningful camp experiences to support Individual Service Plans (ISPs), increase independent living skills and encourage physical and social/emotional engagement.

AbilityPath is a non-profit organization that provides a variety of programs and a lifespan of services for individuals with disabilities. Our mission to accept, respect, and include people of all abilities extends to every member of our community. We are committed to the lifelong process of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) learning and application to build a more inclusive culture, where everyone plays a role in advancing DEI. We will always have work to do, and we look forward to doing it TOGETHER!

We are excited to announce that effective July 1, 2022 Via Services officially became affiliated with AbilityPath making the newly combined nonprofit one of the largest providers of services for individuals with developmental disabilities on the Peninsula, offering the most comprehensive portfolio of services throughout a person’s lifetime. Both organizations share a common mission and vision for the future: ensuring those we serve achieve their full potential and are included in all aspects of our community – from the classroom to the workplace.

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At AbilityPath, we support a well-rounded career experience with a focus on career development, collaboration, employee wellness, and employee recognition, including the below benefits and opportunities for staff: 

  • Live and work in the beautiful foothills of Silicon Valley, California this summer!
  • Free housing and delicious meals
  • Summer Stipend
  • Early signing bonus
  • End of summer bonus
  • Local Transportation to Camp available (from local airports, train station, etc.)
  • Meet new people, opportunities for day trips on your days off


  • Passion for the mission
  • Interest in working with children with intellectual and developmental disabilities 
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Living and working in a residential camp setting with coworkers and campers with respect for each other, the land that we walk and the surrounding community
  • Effective and open communication, thoughtfulness, and ability to adapt
  • Shared commitment to DEI in creating a community where all members can represent themselves authentically

We strongly encourage BIPOC, LGBTQ+, disabled, and any multiply marginalized people to apply. AbilityPath is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse diversity among our staff teams.  


Summer commitment is June 5th - August 18th, 2023 

Summer stipend is $5,000; apply by 2/13/23 and if hired, you will receive an early sign-on bonus of $250

  Early Application Bonus: Apply by 1/31/23 and if hired, you will receive a $100 in your first paycheck.

Job Duties:


  • Laundry, housekeeping, sanitation, and light janitorial support to camp.


  • Assist in gathering appropriate ingredients, utensils, and equipment for preparing food for meals
  • Assist in preparation of meals
  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness in kitchen and dish room 
  • Assist in serving meals to groups of 40+
  • Assist in keeping kitchen supplies and food organized

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In our approach to inclusive hiring, we recognize that job qualifications within hiring policies have been used to exclude candidates from marginalized backgrounds. Below is a list of Education and Work Experience that would be helpful to have in this role, however, we encourage you to apply even if you may not meet all of the listed qualifications, as any combination of lived and learned education and experience can make you a successful candidate. *Please note that some of these are legal requirements to perform this role, these have been marked with and asterisk

Minimum experience and qualifications:
 • at least 18 years of age*
 Other desirable experience and qualifications:

 • Previous experience working at a residential camp
 • Previous experience working in housekeeping, janitorial or facilities maintenance


  • Previous experience working at a residential camp
  • Previous experience working in catering or other food service

*A legal requirement to work at camp 


  • Valid California Driver’s License/ID 
  • Clean Driving Record (if applicable)
  • Proof of negative TB test results 
  • Verification of occupational physical clearance
  • Pass a criminal fingerprint clearance 
  • 18 years of age or job permit clearance
  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination + first booster 
  • Verification of eligibility to work in the US


Employees have the opportunity to share access needs during the interview process, upon hire, and ongoing throughout their employment. AbilityPath recognizes that each person has unique access needs and we are committed to an ongoing evaluation process to make our organization more accessible to meet the needs of our team members.

  • Ability to lift and jointly transfer clients – may require lifting up to 50 lbs, does require bending at the waist and knee
  • Ability to perform static standing for up to 45 minutes at a time
  • Ability to walk over uneven terrain 
  • Ability to sit for up to 45 minutes

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67601155
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Cupertino, California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Via West
  • Position Title: Summer Camp Support Jobs-Housekeeping/Kitchen
  • Job Function: Site and Facilities
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