OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR - CALIFORNIA
Located in the mountains of Southern California, Pali Institute is seeking dedicated, enthusiastic educators with a strong work ethic to join our outdoor education family. We are a rigorous, fast-paced and fun program that constantly strives to develop exciting outdoor curriculum for students in grades 4-12. Our program is both AEE and WASC accredited. Instructors teach different students each week in a variety of classes within the disciplines of science, outdoor education and leadership. Pali strives to be an excellent educational supplement to classroom-based education and is proud to meet many California, Nevada & Arizona State Standards. We discuss a broad array of topics from geology & engineering, forest ecology, aerodynamic principles and LNT.
We utilize an expansive low ropes course, three high ropes courses and our Quad-Zip Lines to foster and encourage personal and social growth in our students. Season: Pali operates during the school year on a nine-month basis with Fall staff training starting on August 18 and the season running until December 13, 2013.Contact: Jolee Jones, Telephone: 909-867-5743, Email: email@example.com Full Details: https://www.paliinstitute.com/pdfs/Full%20Job%20Description.pdf
*FIELD INSTRUCTOR - HAWAII
Pacific Quest facilitates an environment for teens and young adults to recognize a desire for change. In addition to working with a counseling and treatment team to achieve weekly outcomes, a typical day consists of working the land, role modeling, teaching and helping facilitate learning about permaculture, sustainability, basic living skills and Hawaiian life. The students go on day-outings once a week. The staff team consists of four to five Field Instructors: 1-2 Leads, a Health & Safety Instructor, a Support Instructor and/or an Apprentice.
Each staff member will work eight-days on, six-days off from Thursday to Thursday. Compensation includes an hourly wage as well as room and board for our adolescent program during the working period (on your week off, accommodations are not provided). If you can make a one-year commitment and have experience and enthusiasm for working with teens in an outdoor therapeutic setting, apply with us!
Please review our qualifications and submit a completed Application Packet today! Visit: http://www.pacificquest.org/contact-us/employment/job-opportunities/
YOUTH ACTIVITIES COUNSELOR - SHIPBOARD INTERNATIONAL
We are currently recruiting for bi-lingual (fluent in English and Spanish) Youth Activities Counselors. JOB OVERVIEW: Interact with and supervise all children participating in Youth Activities programs, ages 3-17 years, by providing a safe environment so children of all ages will enjoy themselves. Assist in the set-up for all facilitated activities and execute clean-up duties upon completion of programs. Assist with the cleaning and sanitizing of spaces and objects, before, during, and after the facilities open. Provide registration/check-in/check-out services for guests in children’s spaces on the ship and Castaway Cay. Prepare food trays for children during meal or snack times.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years recent experience working in a high-volume, fast-paced recreational/camp environment with children. Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills. Must be able to command the attention of large groups of children. Schooling in recreation, education, or related field of study is preferred. This job requires an approximately 6-month contract onboard a Disney Cruise Line ship. TO APPLY: Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: “DCL Youth Activities Counselor – ACA – (Insert Your Last Name).”
*CAMP MANAGER/HANDYMAN - CALIFORNIA
Santa Monica Family YMCA is seeking a mission oriented, organized, motivated, and goal-oriented team player to assume responsibility for the Y's Camp Big Bear location. Duties include year round facility maintenance, up-keep and improvements, and camp operations including planning, development, and administration of the site and program areas in accordance with the Association’s policies and procedures. Bachelor degree and a minimum of three years of camp management experience and ACA affiliation is desired. Full-time career position. Salary Range: $33,000 - $38,000 depending on experience. Excellent benefits including: housing and 12% retirement.
Submit a full resume with cover letter and three professional references to: Tara Pomposini, CEO, Santa Monica Family YMCA, P. O. Box 1160, 1332 6th St., Santa Monica, CA 90406; (310) 393-2721; or email to: email@example.com If considered, all candidates must submit a completed Employment Application to the CEO at 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute for the “Employment History” section of the application. Candidates must also be available to interview on two separate occasions if necessary.
OUTDOOR EDUCATION SPECIALIST - CALIFORNIA
Girl Scouts is America’s premier leadership development organization for girls. The mission of Girl Scouting is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts San Diego’s headquarter is centrally located in beautiful Balboa Park, with additional offices in Escondido, Carlsbad and El Centro, and two camps near Julian. Position title: Outdoor Education Specialist - Day Camp Director Position reports to: Program Outdoor Manager *This is a full-time, exempt position SUMMARY OF POSITION. To see details and requirements for this position go to: http://www.sdgirlscouts.org/career-opportunities.
Application process: Submit résumé, cover letter and salary requirements to: Email: email@example.com. Girl Scouts San Diego is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability or veteran's status. (ACA Accredited)
*PROGRAM DIRECTOR – CHINA
Hebei Province, China Essential Job Functions: To develop, plan, direct, and supervise youth camp programs (Age 6-18); To perform evaluations of program staff and camp programs; To conduct camp outreach activities in local schools and introduce the philosophy of camp to local community; To train new and current program staff; To assist in hiring program staff. Education and Qualifications: Bachelors degree; Prior camp work experience; Demonstrated ability to lead, teach, and supervise program staff; Excellent organizational and communication skills Current First-Aid and CPR certifications Preferred: a conversational level of Mandarin.
Work location: IDEAS Center 114 Lianfeng Road, Beidaihe District, Qinhuangdao, Hebei Province, PR China 066100 Salary and benefits: 8,000-12,000 RMB, varies with experience; Room and board included. Contact: Hiu-Chung Chan firstname.lastname@example.org (86)13521894540About the IDEAS Center: Initiate Development for Education And Service (the IDEAS Center) is a nonprofit organization focusing on providing camp education services to youth in China and around the world.
CAMP DIRECTOR - FLORIDA
Camp Boggy Creek, a member of the SeriousFun Children’s Network of camps (formerly Assoc. of Hole in the Wall Camps), is seeking a permanent full-time Camp Director to oversee our Camp Programs. The Camp offers residential summer programs to children with serious illnesses (ages 7–16) and weekend programs for the entire family. The Camp Director is a member of the senior leadership team and is responsible for the oversight and management of all camp programming; including compliance with camping policies/standards, recruitment, training and management of permanent staff, seasonal staff and volunteers, planning and execution of safe and intentional camp programming, budget and risk management.
The Camp Director is required to reside on camp property during camp programming. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, with strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, and possess a passion for children’s programs and our mission. Qualified candidates with a minimum of 3 years as a Camp Director in a residential camp setting (preferably medical needs children) are encouraged to apply. Please forward résumé to email@example.com or Camp Boggy Creek, 30500 Brantley Branch Road, Eustis, FL 32736. (ACA Accredited)
*ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - ILLINOIS
JCC Chicago's Assistant Director of Camp Chi serves as a member of the management team in creating the vision for and the development and implementation of programs that shape and define the Camp Chi experience with an emphasis on teens. The Assistant Camp Director plays a role in the recruitment of campers, develops and oversees year round teen programs under the auspice of Chi Town Connection, heads up various teen retreats and reunion programs for all age groups and serves as a liaison between the Camp Chi staff and the community as a whole. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors Degree in Education, Recreation, Jewish Studies, Social Work, Business; Masters Degree in Education, Social Work or Non-Profit Management preferred. 3+ years previous supervisory and program management experience in a camping environment (overnight camping preferred).
Demonstrated success developing and implementing teen programs; proficiency and experience utilizing various forms of Social Media to communicate and connect with program participants. Demonstrated knowledge of Judaica with a familiarity and comfort level in working with a diverse Jewish community. Applications taken online only at http://www.gojcc.org/content/view/1949/374/. (ACA Accredited)
ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - MARYLAND
Running our YMCA Camp Letts Residential Camp Facility is like no other job…Anywhere! YMCA Camp Letts is one of the premiere residential camps and conference centers on the East coast. We are searching for an individual with experience operating all facets of a traditional year round resident camp. The ideal candidate is forward thinking leader who will assist in the management of all aspects of the business and program operations of the branch, to include: program development and delivery, staff development and supervision, fiscal management, and annual support campaign. BA degree in Business Admin., Education, or Recreation; 5 or more years’ experience with executive leadership in a small to medium branch; Fundraising successes; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Budget and financial management experience;
Facility management; Program planning & delivery; Supervising/staff development. In addition to a highly competitive salary package, the Y provides progressive employee benefits, including a 10% employer-funded retirement plan with vesting after two years of service; 403(b) savings plan; high quality and affordable healthcare. Submit your resume to: Resumes@ymcadc.org. (ACA Accredited)
*ADVANCEMENT DIRECTOR - MICHIGAN
Camp Roger is now accepting applications for an open Advancement Director position. The purpose of the position is to execute an advancement program to further the awareness and success of Camp Roger’s mission and to provide for Camp Roger’s dreams and goals. To apply, please send a resume and a letter of interest to Camp Roger – 8356 Belding Rd., Rockford, MI 49341 or to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a letter of interest describing skills and experience related to the requirements of the job description which is available on the Camp Roger website. Contact Doug Vanderwell if you have questions. (ACA Accredited)
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - NEW HAMPSHIRE
Fleur de Lis Camp seeks a self-motivated and goal oriented professional as an Assistant Director with a focus on camper recruitment and retention. Web & social media skills, presentation skills desired along with previous administrative experience, volunteer & program management, fund development experience. Position to begin June 2013 and is part-time, year-round with a full-time seasonal camp leadership role during the summer.
Minimum of 3-5 years camp administrative experience, strong management and communication skills; ability to travel during the off season and be on-site in NH June-August. Job description available on the web, www.fleurdeliscamp.org; e-mail resume to email@example.com. No phone calls please. Fleur de Lis camp is a not for profit, all girls, traditional summer camp located in Fitzwilliam, NH. (ACA Accredited)
*ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - NEW JERSEY
United States - The Presbyterian Camp and Conference Center of Johnsonburg, N.J., seeks an Associate
Director to oversee year round programming and marketing. College degree with experience. Detailed job description is available at http://www.campjburg.org/blog/2013/5/johnsonburg-announces-new-positions Resumes to Stevperi@gmail.com. (ACA Accredited)
ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR - NEW JERSEY
Private day camp in Monmouth County NJ is looking for an energetic person to assist our Program Director. Ideal candidate will have work experience at a residence or day camp. Responsibilities will include setting up and developing activities, presenting and developing staff training, booking camper trips, helping with ACA accreditation, planning special events and much more. Please send resumes to Billy@rollinghillsdaycamp.com. (ACA Accredited)
*DIRECTOR - NEW JERSEY
United States - The Presbyterian Camp and Conference Center of Johnsonburg, N.J., seeks a Director to lead all aspects of its operations as Head of Staff. College degree with experience. Detailed job description is available at http://www.campjburg.org/blog/2013/5/johnsonburg-announces-new-positions. Resumes to Stevperi@gmail.com. (ACA Accredited)
*DAY CAMP DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
Seeking Day Camp Director for this Summer 2013. Growing JCC camp with diverse population of 300 K-8th graders. Campgrounds HKC in Pearl River. Requirements: Prior experience as a Camp Director or high level supervisory experience in a camp setting. Excellent administrative an organizational skills Ability to "get dirty" and be flexible in the camp environment. Bachelors Degree required (graduate degree preferred) Compensation Range: $50,000-$70,000 annual salary (may be adjusted based on experience).
Available immediately. Contact: Resumes/cover letter can be submitted via email to Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org
FULL TIME CAMPUS MANAGER - NEW YORK
Summer Discovery (Musiker Discovery Programs, Inc.) has a Campus Manager position available for a qualified candidate for our University of Pennsylvania (Penn) program. The Campus Manager is the primary liaison between Summer Discovery and the Penn Summer High School programs office. The candidate will be required to work in the Summer Discovery Roslyn, Long Island office (as early as this spring).The candidate must work on campus at the University of Pennsylvania program for seven weeks this summer (and subsequent summers) and begin full-time employment in our Roslyn, Long Island office (18 miles from NYC) no later than early September.
The following are the minimum requirements for the full time position:• College degree • Excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office and database software • Ability to multitask and work independently in a busy work environment. If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in the position please email a cover letter and résumé to Shari@summerdiscovery.com. If suitable, we will contact you for an interview. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. www.summerdiscovery.com.
CAMPING SERVICES MANAGER - NORTH CAROLINA
Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont - Camping Services Manager based in Colfax, NC. Reporting to Director of Outdoor Program, accountable for managing the council’s camp and property reservation process and providing support to council staff, volunteers, troops, service units, members and parents in outdoor program event development and delivery. Also manages the ACA accreditation process and ensures compliance with ACA standards for our ACA-accredited sites. BS/BA in a related field or equivalent combination of education and directly related experience. Minimum of two years’ experience in youth camping/program services and data management.
Certification as an ACA Visitor or being qualified and willing to become an ACA Visitor is required. A strong working knowledge of Girl Scout program, standards, mission, and systems is highly desirable. Computer literacy, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage multiple tasks are required. See http://tiny.cc/kynij for more info. High 20s to low 30s. Resume with cover letter & salary requirements to email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
*DIRECTOR OF AUXILIARY SERVICES - VIRGINIA
Burgundy Farm Country Day School seeks a Director of Auxiliary Services to direct and operate the school’s Summer Day Camp and Extended Day activities. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in teaching, recreational program development, managing employees, and developing and tracking budgets. In addition to these qualities the ideal candidate will have Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent and 2-4 years of experience in a related field.
He or she will possess strong interpersonal skills – exceptional oral and written communication and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. He or she must be able to work interdependently, exercising sound judgment, and handle confidential matters with appropriate discretion. Please send your resume and short cover letter to Mary Mehala at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to 703-960-5056. No phone calls please. (ACA Accredited)
*CAMP PATHWAY MANAGER - WISCONSIN
Professional position is responsible for developing and administering Alice Chester resident camp, adventure and outdoor activities and operations related to the Girl Scout Leadership Experience program delivery with a focus on environmental awareness, health and wellness; and leadership and self-esteem and support systems to meet the needs and interest of girl members in an assigned geographic area as part of a regional team. This person identifies, directs and supervises seasonal staff and volunteers. Responsibilities include development, organization, implementation and management of the camp pathway operations, systems, and processes.
The manager ensures ongoing seasonal staff and volunteer development; promotes Girl Scouting in the community; and maintains positive parent, public and community relations. Bachelor’s degree in a related field or three years equivalent experience in the area of camp administration and/or recreation management required. Experience working with youth required. Benefits include medical, dental, life, short and long term disability insurance, contributions to the 403b Thrift Plan. Apply online at www.gswise.org by May 13, 2013. EEO. (ACA Accredited)
*FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR - CALIFORNIA
The Food Service Director at Camp Stevens works to provide healthy, nutritious, environmentally friendly meals to retreat groups and our outdoor education and summer camp programs. Responsibilities include overall dining hall and kitchen supervision, meal planning and preparation, ordering food and supplies, supervision of the Assistant Chef, mentoring intern staff and participating in the overall leadership of Camp Stevens. All full-time staff members live and work on-site in a community of 15-20 individuals. Our staff team is encouraged to embrace creativity and diversity as well as practicing social and environmental responsibility. Camp Stevens is a part of the Episcopal Dioceses of Los Angeles and San Diego and is an equal opportunity employer, openly welcoming all people regardless of ability, age, faith, nationality, race, gender and sexual orientation.
The camp is located 50 miles east of San Diego in the mountains. Benefits include salary, housing & utilities, food, pension and health insurance. Application deadline is June 30 and employment starts Mid-August. Visit www.campstevens.org to learn more about Camp Stevens and to download the application packet. For questions, email John Horton - email@example.com
SITE & FACILITIES
*GROUP PROGRAM SPECIALIST - CALIFORNIA
Under the direction of the Senior Program Director - Camp, this position runs ropes course, arts & crafts, climbing wall, archery, cable slide, and aquatic activities in a manner in which to deliver excellence for all YMCA Camp Campbell activities. Qualifications: This position requires a commitment to the YMCA mission and its core values of: caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility as well as a commitment to building developmental assets in adults and youth. Additionally, the YMCA values diversity, youth, and a broad vision of health and wellness which is enhanced by relationship building. Prior experience working in group management at a camp preferred.
Individual certifications or documented relevant experience required for each activity area. The ability to speak effective with group participants and staff. Prefer previous experience with diverse populations. Minimum age of 18. Please contact Scott Glissmeyer at firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
CAMP SITE MANAGER - IOWA
The Camp Site Manager ensures safety of camp grounds and girls participating in camp activities and programs; maintains camp facilities, property and equipment accordance with ACA site standards; understands applicable local, state, and federal codes as relevant to building, fire, and pool codes; understands OSHA guidelines and EPA; assists Property Director with accounts for inventory; scheduled maintenance; performs custodial duties. Qualified candidates will possess a high school education or equivalent, have experience in carpentry, road maintenance, minor repair of machinery, landscaping, water and sewer systems, and pool maintenance, attend trainings and obtain appropriate certifications as required by council, have the ability to operate heavy machinery, using appropriate safety gear, have the ability to lift and carry at least 70 pounds to walk at least one mile over uneven terrain.
For a full job description and application instructions, visit http://www.girlscoutsiowa.org/career-opportunities.cfm. For more information or to apply contact email@example.com or call 515-278-2881. (ACA Accredited)
*RANGER - NEW JERSEY
Ranger - Jockey Hollow Girl Scout Camp in Mendham, NJ - Full Time, Year Round - Temporary to Permanent - general maintenance, improvement, and custodial services of the buildings and grounds to prepare for troop camping, day camp, group use and council-sponsored programs in accordance with GSNNJ, GSUSA and ACA policies and standards. Candidates must have at least 5 years park management and/or grounds maintenance experience and exceptional time management skills to handle multiple tasks and deadlines.
Must have a valid driver's license and ability to operate mowers, trucks and landscaping equipment. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
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