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Jujy 15, 2015

The following are current year-round job openings in the U.S.
(or seasonal openings longer than just May – August)

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Alphabetical by state under the following categories:

Activity Specialist = 24
Administration = 13
Food Services = 5
Health & Wellness = 1
Site & Facilities = 4
Outside of Camp/Not Camp Related = 2

* New listings = 25
Total listings =

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Program Naturalist/Instructor- the YMCA Camp Cosby Outdoor Education Program is now hiring for the fall season: September 1st- December 11th 2015. Job Duties: Under the general direction of the Outdoor Education Program Director is responsible for the general welfare, safety, and supervision of students. Program Instructors lead/teach curriculum based programs, to further the mission of the YMCA through educational activities for our students. Successful candidate(s) must be at least 19 years of age and obtain CPR/AED/First Aid/Redwoods certifications upon hire. Pay rates are daily and range from $45-$60 per day based on experience. Onsite housing is provided and meals are included when groups are here. Degree in education, recreation, related field, or equivalent experience preferred with the ability to teach and lead program activities. This position requires living on site. Housing is provided. Physical ability to lead and interact in group activities and perform related physical skills including: standing, hiking and/or climbing for long periods of time outside. Apply by July 31st, send resume to Michael Morriss at EOE

Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp is accepting applications for male and female counselors to begin in September 2015 until July 31, 2016. Pfeifer Camp is an educational, residential camp for at-risk youth ages 8-14. The Alternative Classroom Experience, has won local, national, and international awards, and was named a national Exemplary Substance Abuse Prevention Program. Our director was named as a Champion of Change by the White House. AmeriCorps Counselors must live at the camp from Sunday evening through Friday afternoon each week, are responsible for up to 10 campers in a cabin, lead them in all camp activities, tutor in the classroom and serve as parents, teachers, friends and mentors to their campers. Applicants 21 or older are preferred but exceptions are possible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens to serve in AmeriCorps. Benefits: Living allowance of $12,100, free room/board, 100% health care, and a $5,550 scholarship. Call Binky at 501-821-3714 or email (ACA Accredited)

Under direction of the Program Director, the Naturalist works with the field teaching team to plan, prepare, and implement an integrated science curriculum in a residential setting. This curriculum emphasizes basic principles of conservation biology, fosters environmental awareness, emulates YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility and is aligned with the California state framework and the next generation science standards. • Incumbent must be certified in Community CPR and First Aid • Strong human and public relation skills required • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with students, staff, teachers, and parents • Must have good decision making skills, and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team. • Ability to manage group sizes between 20-250 students • Requires a background in natural sciences, environmental and recreational activities; familiarity with outdoor education and teaching techniques used in the outdoors. • Must have general knowledge of needs and behavior of school age children. Contact Stacey Otlin at (ACA Accredited)

Pali Institute is a growing outdoor education program located in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California. We are seeking enthusiastic educators with a strong work ethic to join our rigorous, fast-paced, and fun outdoor education program. We strive to be an excellent educational supplement to classroom-based curriculum, and are proud to be a WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) and AEE (Association for Experiential Education) accredited organization. At Pali we use our unique outdoor setting to teach students the wonders of science, environmental ethics, outdoor skills, teambuilding, and leadership. Most weeks, instructors teach an activity group during the day and take on the role of cabin instructor during meals and at night. During cabin time, instructors can customize the students’ experience, gearing activities towards sharing personal passions like music, art, or adventuring out to play games on an exploratory hike. Instructors at Pali gain a uniquely diverse set of skills, knowledge, and experiences that will influence future success. For more information contact Emily Hill at or 909-867-5743

YMCA Camp Marston is seeking Outdoor Educators for the upcoming Fall and Spring seasons in beautiful Julian, Ca. We are located approximately 1 hour from downtown San Diego. Educators are responsible for teaching science classes, overnight supervision of up to 24 students, developing individualized classes and for creating a positive environment for personal development of students. Pay is $60-64/day with full medical and dental benefits available. Room and board is provided. If interested, please visit or email We look forward to hearing from you! (ACA Accredited)

Camp Shady Brook YMCA is looking for passionate hardworking individuals to join the shoulder season program staff team. Applicants should have a genuine interest in working hard to further the mission of The Pikes Peak YMCA, by creating programmatic opportunities that are comfortable, safe, inclusive, and relevant to our camper’s needs and abilities. MINIMUM CRITERIA FOR CANDIDATES: At least 18 years of age. Ability to provide safe and effective programming while working with youth. Willingness to work as a part of a staff team. Previous experience working with youth. Previous experience facilitating challenge course programs preferred. Previous lifeguarding experience preferred. Previous experience providing outdoor experiential education. Demonstrates characteristics of: emotional maturity, integrity, dependability, having a positive attitude. Be a leader and role model to campers while demonstrating the 4 core values of caring, honest, respect, and responsibility. If you are interested to work in the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains at Camp Shady Brook please apply at or email your resume to (ACA Accredited)

YMCA Camp Potawotami is looking for individuals interested in becoming an Outdoor Education Instructor with a start date of August 16th and an end date of October 26th, 2015. YMCA Camp Potawotami primarily serves 4th-6th grade students from Indiana that come to camp for a day or overnight visit. OE Instructors teach a variety of classes including wetlands, lake study, rock climbing, low ropes, team building, Native American life, pioneer life, survival skills, canoeing and owl study classes during the day and run living history programs, night awareness and campfire programs in the evenings. OE Instructors will also work with weekend retreat guests to help facilitate recreation and leadership opportunities. OE Instructors receive $310/week plus food and housing. Qualifications: Candidates must be friendly, comfortable in the outdoors, and able to teach 1 hour classes to groups of ~15 students. Candidates must be at least 18 years old. Compensation: $310/week plus food and housing. Apply Online: (ACA Accredited)

Do you have a passion for the outdoors? Do you want to share that passion with over 6000 children per year? Flat Rock YMCA Camp is searching for Outdoor Education professionals. Flat Rock Outdoor Education serves schools from Indiana and surrounding states! Our 240 acre facility is home to a Fen wetland, real rock climbing, and the gorgeous Flat Rock River. Candidates should be a minimum of 18 years old and have a high school diploma, or its equivalent, and a related degree and/or equivalent experience with youth/families in recreational or educational settings is preferred. Current Lifeguard Certification or the ability to acquire is a plus. CPR and First Aid certifications will be part of staff training and are required by the start of programming. Our pay rates are daily and will depend on experience. Housing is provided as well as prepared meals when there are groups and a stocked staff kitchen during down times. For questions or more info email Bobby at Apply by visiting Visit here to Apply Also check out our website at (ACA Accredited)

6 month job opportunities: Bradford Woods, Indiana University’s Outdoor Center, is located in the American Heartland in South Central Indiana. We are surrounded by rolling hills, limestone bluffs, deciduous forests and miles of waterways. Indiana is central to great outdoor adventures with over 25 state parks, World-renowned climbing in nearby Red River Gorge, amazing backpacking in The Hoosier National Forest and miles of mountain bike trails. Come visit Indiana and spend some time working in the great outdoors at Bradford Woods. We have a 2500 acre natural playground to be shared with youth and adults alike. We are continuously hiring outdoor professionals who are eager to teach children about the outdoor environment and to facilitate team building programs. We have been offering programs for over 60 years and specialize in state-based curriculum. We seek candidates who love the outdoors and have skills in teaching children, leading trips, and working at summer camps. We seek academic backgrounds such as recreation, environmental and adventure education, resource management, biology and much more. Complete job descriptions can be found at Send resume and cover letter to (ACA Accredited)

Immediate opening for a Specialist focusing on Adventure Education (AE) - at Bradford Woods, Indiana University's Outdoor Center. This position is responsible for program coordination of all AE programs including some facilitation, maintenance of challenge courses and equipment, training and supervision of instructional staff and daily risk management of the program area. This position is competitive with a weekly stipend of $300 and free room and board (meals while working with programs). Bradford Woods is located on an outstanding 2500 acre property. Use of program equipment on personal time, WiFi (somewhat limited), fitness room, and a beautiful backyard all available for your use. Background and experience in challenge course management, facilitation, supervision of staff, and certifications in CPR, Wilderness First Aid, and lifeguard preferred. For more information, visit Please send a cover letter and resume for immediate consideration and an interview. Based on the timeframe, international candidates are not currently applicable. Contact Melanie or 765-342-2915 (ACA Accredited)

Teach, live, learn, and play in southwest Michigan! The Battle Creek Outdoor Education Center, Clear Lake Camp, is seeking male instructors for our fall season, September 8 - December 4, 2015. Lead team building activities, ecology lessons, and outdoor skills classes for 2 - 5 day 5th & 6th grade residential school camp. Emphasis on science (science!!), team work, problem solving, & social skills. Instructors rotate through dormitory supervision every 2 - 3 weeks, with daytime off while on dorm duty. Requirements: Bachelors degree, experience working with children, background check & drug screen. Camp and/or teaching background, especially with urban students, preferred. Compensation: $70/day first season, full season housing in private cabin or room, meals during training & when groups are in camp. Off-season housing plus spring & summer work available. More info at Questions? Call us at 269-721-8161! To apply, send cover letter, resume, and references to Bettina Hasty,

YMCA Camp Copneconic is currently searching for motivated, passionate individuals to join our Outdoor Education team as Program Instructors. Instructors would be responsible for working with a wide variety of groups, including school programs, youth and adult retreats, events and conferences, and teambuilding groups. Potential candidates should be enthusiastic about working in the out-of-doors, environmental and outdoor education, and working with campers from a wide variety of backgrounds. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to; teaching Copneconic Outdoor Education activities to campers, working with coordinators and management team to facilitate arrival and departure days, cabin cleaning/turnover responsibilities, managing and maintaining activity equipment, and providing a high level of customer service to all Copneconic groups. The season begins on Monday, August 31st. Training is provided. Competitive pay offered, and room and board is included. Check out our website to learn more about our programs or to apply Or send resumes & completed applications to (ACA Accredited)

The Outdoor Center at YMCA Camp Mason seeks individuals for hands-on field positions that directly involve teaching and leading groups of students in outdoor, environmental and recreational activities. Duties include planning and teaching classes to groups of students 10 - 14 yrs old; supervising outdoor recreation activities; assisting with curriculum development and planning; leading hikes; and when needed, assisting with cleaning and preparation of camp facilities. Requirements: Degree in Environmental Science, Education, or related field; must be comfortable outdoors and familiar with outdoor recreation and natural sciences; capable of supervising children; some knowledge of at least 3 key curriculum subjects. First aid, CPR and Lifeguarding will be needed - we provide training and certification. Stipend paid for seasonal contract of $300-$320 per week plus room and board. Evening program work pays an additional $15 per hour. Fall season is August 26th - November 22nd 2015. Option for continued employment through Spring and Summer for exceptional staff. To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Alison Fisk, Outdoor Center Director at or 23 Birch Ridge Road, Hardwick, NJ 07825. Website: (ACA Accredited)

Easter Seals New Jersey - Camp Merry Heart seeks year round program specialists to join in our rich history of providing year round recreational programs for youth and adults with a variety of disabilities and special needs. As a program specialist, you’ll join our growing team and support in running all our programs and providing support to our campers during our year round programs which include Camp Respites, Hotel & Travel Programs, Outside Rental Groups and special events. With the support of per diem staff you’ll develop and implement adaptable activities, you’ll provide supervision of campers, assisting with personal care/ADLs and activities as needed. Applicant must have a minimal of 1 season of previous camp leadership experience, passion/experience for supporting individuals with special needs and disabilities. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Todd Thompson, Director of Camping & Recreation at . (ACA Accredited)

The Penn 4-H Center is seeking instructors for our fall program season: August 17 - November 20, 2015. We provide day and overnight programs to elementary, middle, and high school students on our 220 acres located in the beautiful piedmont region of North Carolina. Staff provide instruction for programs in environmental science and cultural history, facilitate ground initiatives, team challenge course and high ropes course elements, as well as provide leadership for GPS based programs. Mostly 5 day work weeks with some weekend work required. This includes day and evening programs but no overnight supervisory duties. Applicants should be 21+ and have a bachelors degree in a related field. Previous camp experience a plus! Individuals must have a love for working with kids, an interest in experiential education, enthusiasm for hard work, and a ton of patience! COMPENSATION: $270/week plus private room in staff house and most meals provided when working. TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and contact info for 3 references to Kyle Shillinglaw, Education Director, 804 Cedar Lane, Reidsville NC 27320 or preferably by email to Check us out online at or call 336-349-9445 for more info. (ACA Accredited)

• Provide leadership and guidance for the summer camp, outdoor education and conference programs. • Provide an enjoyable experience for each guest that provides growth and development opportunities. • Set a good example in promptness, manners, language, appearance and health. • Set a good example in respect and care for facilities and grounds. • Work with the Outdoor Ed Director to create a strong daily program: a program with a focus on safe- fun. • Visit branches, camp fairs and home shows to promote our summer camp programs. • Work with the Outdoor Education Director to lead the staff to provide a strong, educational program for the school groups. • Assist the Outdoor Education Director in developing new program options and lessons that meet state curriculum. • Provide support to the Conference Camp Director by working with Conference groups. • Host weekends and provide strong programming when needed on weekends. • Market all programs to guest, support the alumni effort and annual giving campaign. • "Helping people reach their God-given potential in spirit, mind, and body. Submit Application or Resume to: Letha Lineberry YMCA Camp Hanes1225 Camp Hanes Rd. King, NC 27021 (ACA Accredited)

Nature's Classroom at Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum is seeking enthusiastic, fun, and talented individuals excited to work with young people in our outdoor education program for the Fall 2015 season. The season runs from mid-August until November 20, 2015. Our Outdoor Educators lead groups of students in activities including day and night hikes, nature center tours, team building activities, hands on classes, our living history program, as well as contribute to evening programs, meals, and general program execution. Applicants should have a sincere interest in young people and BA/BS or experience working with children. Individuals from all major areas of study are encouraged to apply. Salary is $260/week, $75/month health insurance stipend, room and board. Interested individuals should contact Jody, Nature's Classroom Director, or 330.627.2208. For more information about Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum visit us at or on Facebook. (ACA Accredited)

YLI is looking for hard working & energetic instructors to lead its field study programs at 3 different locations. These 3-day residential, experiential outdoor education programs inspire learning and teamwork all year long! 1. Camp Bob Cooper, Summerton, SC {Teaching KATE (forestry, soils, water ecology, and wildlife)}; 2. Sewee Coastal Retreat Center, Awendaw, SC {Expedition Sewee (explore beaches, salt marshes, marine life, etc.)}; 3. Camp Hannon @ Pinnacle Falls, Upstate, SC {Exploration Hannon (mountain ecology, reading the forest, uphill investigation, aquatic ecology, stream mapping.)} Dates: September-December(2015). Pay: $500-$550 twice a month + room, board, and sickness/accidental insurance. If interested contact Candice Heatherly at Please specify your choice of the 3 openings you wish to apply to. EOE

The Outdoor Youth Development Program (OYDP) is located at Camp Bob Cooper on the shores of Lake Marion. OYDP works with expelled or suspended students from the county school district. The program focuses on behavior modification and incorporates problem solving skills, interpersonal and intrapersonal awareness, outdoor skills, high adventure, science, outdoor education, and experiential activities to teach and improve behavior. The school runs on a regular schedule with the students arriving by bus in the mornings and picked up in the afternoon. Develop and teach classes in specified areas (such as high adventure, personal development, tripping, etc…). Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in evening recreational and instructional times and multi-day trips and activities. BA or BS in Outdoor Education, Adventure Programming, Math, Science, English, Social Studies, or other related subjects is preferred. Experience teaching at-risk students preferred (behavior or learning differences). Salary: $500 - $600 twice a month plus room and board and a sickness/accidental insurance plan. If interested contact Candice Heatherly at

Edwards YMCA Camp in East Troy, WI is seeking Program Specialists for the 2015-2016 school year. Program Specialists should be outgoing, hardworking, and highly motivated people who have their sights set on a career in the Camp or Outdoor Education field. The position places a strong emphasis on Environmental Education, High Adventure, Outdoor Recreation, and Teambuilding Programs. While programming is the primary focus, staff will also gain valuable experience in all facets of camp operation including maintenance, housekeeping, and office administration. Candidates should be willing to work a busy schedule, be capable of working with a diverse guest base of both children and adults, have a passion for teaching in and about the natural world, and have a positive attitude and enjoy having fun! Season begins August 10th and runs until June 14th, 2016. Salary of $572 paid bi-weekly; meals provided during programs; shared housing provided. Full job description at Send your resume, cover letter and 3 references to Mike Rutenbar and Steve Cummins (ACA Accredited)

Responsibilities: Operate water-based recreation spaces – monitor safety, volume and activity around pool areas and sports decks. Assist Port Adventures team. Monitor radio communication with Port Adventures Manager. Keep pool areas clean, answer guest questions, enforce policies/rules of rec locations. Assist with Castaway Cay duties. Maintain supplies for daily operation; confirm show readiness, adhere to VSP guidelines Comply with company policies/procedures and ship rules/regulations. Participate in Emergency Duties as specified in ship Assembly Plan Basic Qualifications: Minimum 2 years recent experience in a lifeguard capacity; high-volume pool. Ability to pass pre-hire swim test and successfully complete lifeguard training; certification must be maintained throughout contract. High level of fitness; strong swimming skills. Be at least 21 years of age. Ability to speak, read and write fluent English. Willingness to live and work onboard ships. Be able to work a 7-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off. Adhere to Disney appearance guidelines. Agree to share a cabin. Preferred Qualifications: Open water lifeguard experience. Experience with boats, snorkel equipment, etc. You can apply by contacting Sixth Star at:

Responsibilities: Monitor the safety of guests at multiple lifeguard stations 300 ft apart •Clean/rent equipment •Work onboard a Disney Cruise Line ship periodically; monitor children/family pools & recreational areas ensuring safety of guests •Monitor integrity of adult areas •Perform hosting duties in lounges •Participate in Emergency Duties. Basic Qualifications: Minimum 2 years recent work in a lifeguard capacity •Of the 2 years, a minimum 1 year recent work experience in a lifeguard capacity must be in an open-water setting; high volume environment •Ability to pass & maintain the lifeguard training & Aquatic Rescue Professional certification (conducted upon arrival on island), including swimming 100 yards in 1 minute and 50 seconds or less •High level of fitness & strong swimming abilities •Be at least 18 years old •Be able to speak, read and write fluent English •Be able to adhere to Disney Cruise Line appearance guidelines •Agree to share a cabin with other crew members •Be flexible with your work schedule, duties & location. Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience with boats, snorkel equipment, or other recreational equipment •Open water diver and diving rescue certification. Apply by contacting

This is a Shipboard Role. Responsibilities: Interact with/supervise children ages 3-12 in entertaining environment. Provide set-up, clean-up and support during facilitated activities onboard and on Castaway Cay. Clean youth spaces; uphold USPH standards.  Greet guests; could assist with check in/out process. Prep food trays for children. Facilitate activities to groups, requiring use of a microphone. Ensure secured programming policies are followed. Help with island rentals, beach set-up/clean-up, and activities on Castaway Cay. Comply with company policies/procedures, and ship rules/regulations. Participate in Emergency Duties. Basic Qualifications: Minimum 2 years recent experience in a high-volume, fast-paced recreational/camp setting with children. Ability to command attention of large groups. Be at least 20 years of age. Be able to speak, read and write fluent English. Willingness to live and work onboard ships. Be able to work a 7-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off. Adhere to Disney appearance guidelines. Agree to share a cabin. Preferred Qualifications: • Schooling in recreation, education, or related. Bi-lingual in Spanish and/or Portuguese. Experience working with special needs children. US Residents can apply by contacting Sixth Star at: Canadian Residents can apply by contacting Cast-A-Way at:

Would you like your next job to be working at a beachfront resort hotel? Would you like to take hotel guests on snorkel tours? Play beach volleyball with them? Play with their children in Kids Club? Teach them how to ride our Point Break wave machine? Work with a multi-cultural international staff? Pacific Islands Club Saipan has been giving outgoing and energetic individuals the experience of a lifetime for more than 20 years. A chance to work and live abroad. An opportunity to apply your customer service and recreation talents and learn new skills along the way  We are looking for a special few to join our program for the next six months. Amazing benefits package awaits for the right individuals (shared onsite housing, meals, full medical, air transportation from your place to ours, hourly wage and overtime pay! PIC Saipan is looking for experienced lifeguards, activity staff, Kids Club coordinators and entertainers all rolled into one. Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Email for an application package. Resort information can be found at APPLICANTS MUST HAVE VALID PROOF TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AND POSSESS A VALID US PASSPORT FOR TRAVEL. Groups will be starting in August and September so apply today!!!



Tonto Creek Camp (TCC) a nonprofit providing educational and leadership programs for youth is seeking a Program Director. TCC provides programs for youth at its residential camp facility (Payson, AZ.) and at schools throughout the state. One of TCC’s major initiatives is in the STEM Centered Outdoor Education area. TCC is growing rapidly and changing the lives of our youth throughout the state. The Program Director must be passionate about servicing youth. Experience in education with some emphasis in outdoor education is preferred but not a requirement. Must have the ability to multi-task, work with schools arranging educational sessions, teaching, directing our Educational Field Instructors and developing programs. Location: Must spend time at the residential camp. TCC does provide housing at the camp but could live in Payson or commute from Phoenix. Please contact us at:

A great opportunity to join a strong team in the beautiful Santa Cruz mountains of California.
The Associate Program Director will provide supervision of operations of the rental group and family camp programs. Major responsibilities will include weekly and daily supervision, scheduling for staff and participants, supervising programming, and acting in the absence of the program directors. Qualifications: • At least twenty-one years of age • Experience as a staff member in a camp setting (programming experience preferred) • College graduate • Leadership and supervisory experience is preferred • Flexible and mature, ability to be self-motivated. • Ropes Course certified (can be obtained upon hire) 1. Go to 2. Type in the job title or keywords associated with the job, and the city if you know it, then select the Blue arrow 3. Scroll through the list of jobs and select the one you’re interested in. You’ll see the details of the job in the right hand column. 3. If you want to apply, click the blue “Apply” button and the system will walk you through each step of the process. (ACA Accredited)

Hidden Villa is a private, nonprofit organization with over 70 years of history that uses its farm, wilderness and the surrounding community as the context for teaching and learning while emphasizing environmental education and social responsibility. Our mission is to inspire a just and sustainable world through our programs, land, and legacy. Hidden Villa Summer Camp works to bring youth together from different racial and economic backgrounds and engage them in experiential education on social and environmental justice while promoting multicultural understanding. The Camp Program Manager works collaboratively with Camp Administration for the preparation and implementation of the Summer Camp program. The Program Manager has special responsibilities in the area of staff recruitment, development and management. During the summer, the Program Manager lives on-site. The Program Manager supports Youth Development program activities during the fall and winter months. Please visit our website for more information about our program and a complete job description including application process. (ACA Accredited)

CYO Camp and Retreat Center a program of Catholic Charities, offers year round residential camping adventures through yearly programs of CYO Summer Camp, CYO Outdoor Environmental Education and CYO Retreats. The Program Operations Director will have responsibility for all aspects of the operation and facility, including developing distinctive and innovative programming for the summer and school retreat programs and maintaining accreditation standards as well as monitoring grounds and buildings for safety hazards. This individual will be charged with overseeing the retreat business, developing the target market, and creating a host of complimentary activities for retreat participants this operates throughout the entire school year. The position also requires collaboration with Catholic Charities’ Director of Facilities on major capital improvements and facility repairs. This position requires the Program Director to live on site in a home provided by the agency (for income tax purposes imputed rent is applied). The Program Director for CYO Camp and Retreat Center plans and directs all aspects of the program. He/She is responsible for maintaining program and fiscal operations in accordance with agency policies. (ACA Accredited)

The Manager of Development and Volunteer Services will be responsible for working closely with other YMCA staff to create meaningful volunteer opportunities to help advance the strategic plan, and develop a culture of volunteerism. This position will reach out to other community groups, organizations and corporations to create a large volunteer network and better awareness of volunteer opportunities at YMCA Camp Campbell. Qualifications: • BA/BS degree is required. • Minimum of two (2) years working with volunteers, customer service/member relations experience. • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills. • Ability to work with diverse populations; and a proven ability to coach, supervise and support youth and/adult volunteers. • Prior experience in hiring, training and supervising volunteers and/or staff required.1. Go to 2. In the “What” line, type CC-937, then select the Blue arrow. 3. The system will walk you through each step of the process. Contact Stacey Otlin at (ACA Accredited)

The Resident Life Coordinator implements the functioning of Outdoor Science School programming by supporting students, teachers, and staff. This position shares in a variety of camp and program related duties, including running of meals, recreational programs/activities, and evening supervisory duties. Qualifications: • A minimum of 21 years of age • Experience as a group counselor or staff member in a camp or outdoor education setting. • Experience planning and facilitating large group programming • Ability to speak to large groups effectively • Understanding of child/youth development • Two (2) years of college recommended • Flexibility and maturity, with ability to be self-motivated and work with minimum supervision • Ability to relate to peers as well as youth effectively. 1. Go to 2. In the “What” line, type CC-903, then select the Blue arrow. 3. If you want to apply, click the blue “Apply” button and the system will walk you through each step of the process. Contact Stacey Otlin at (ACA Accredited)

Unique family recreation destination looking for enthusiastic leader to oversee the day to day operations of a 2000 acre not for profit Wildlife park near Peoria, IL. Duties include directing and coordinating the parks programs, events and services, fiscal management of operating and capital budgets, agriculture and land management, volunteer programs, facility maintenance and development all through 5 department heads. 10 years of Management experience required, preferably in parks and recreation. A bachelors degree preferred. Strong organizational and communication skills a must. Competencies required: Business acumen, project management, directing others, integrity and trust, process management and practical experience with maintenance equipment. The position requires a person who has an entrepreneurial spirit, strong work ethic and enjoys direct interaction with staff, volunteers and guests. Park information available at To apply please send resume to;

We're seeking someone who is comfortable designing, building, and maintaining every aspect of the Marketing stack – from creating strategy through analytics to building web/print collateral complete with engaging copy and compelling graphics. Maintain, design and manage our websites – everything from graphic design, blog content, SEO/SEM, product positioning, calls to action, etc. Manage our paid advertising efforts via search engines (Adwords) and social networks. Support the marketing efforts of our team on things such as email, lead nurturing / lifecycle, graphic design, web development, analytics, etc. Manage the community through social networks (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, etc.). Produce visual content (Video, Photo, Banners, etc.) for print, web, and video feeds, as well as a content calendar for those efforts and direct mailers, email, and other community outreach. Live at camp in Cascade, MD in summer (June – August) and work out of Baltimore in off season. To apply, email with "Digital Media Strategist" in the subject line.

The American Camp Association, New England - the region’s leading source for summer camp information - enriches the lives of children and families through quality camp experiences. ACA New England announces an opening on our staff team for an Accounts and Operations Manager. The Accounts and Operations Coordinator will manage our core financial and administrative functions. The successful candidate will possess demonstrated initiative, ability to work well with others, a sense of humor and an interest in helping to change the lives of children and families through the camp experience. Preferred starting date is August/September 2015. Full job description at Please submit resume and salary requirements by July 31, 2015 to Bette Bussel, Executive Director at or ACA New England, 80 Westview Street, Lexington, MA, 02421.

Join a team with vision! YMCA Storer Camps in Jackson, Michigan seeks qualified individuals to join our Leadership Team. Our Program Coordinators act as a liaison between our Outdoor Education schools and weekend groups prior to and upon their arrival to camp. A summer leadership role will be determined based on certifications and experience. Program Coordinators must have a Bachelors' degree and coursework or experience in education, recreation, environmental or related field. They must also have a proven track record as a strong leader and educator in an outdoor setting with children, adults and staff; be comfortable with public speaking, well organized, service oriented and a valid driver’s license. The Program Coordinator position is full time, includes; paid vacation/sick days, YMCA retirement and on camp housing. If you are child focused, hardworking, and enjoy working as a team member, employment at Storer will help you grow in stature both professionally and personally. Many of our past employees go on to leadership roles at Storer and other fine camps and outdoor centers. Send cover letter and resume to, or call Nancy Burger at 517.536.8607. (ACA Accredited)

The Camp and Retreat Ministries of Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church is seeking an experienced professional to lead and manage Northern Pines Camp. Surrounded by towering pine trees, Northern Pines is located on a 45 acre site on the east shore of beautiful Fish Hook Lake near Park Rapids, MN. This is a full time, exempt position with an anticipated start date in November, 2015. The full job description can be found here. To apply: send a letter of interest along with a resume and salary requirements to: Keith Shew, Director of Camp and Retreat Ministries, 122 W Franklin Ave, #400, Minneapolis, MN 55404. 612.230.6130. Applications will be received until July 17, 2015. (ACA Accredited)

The Camp Combe YMCA is a full-facility day camp for children ages 4 to 14. Located in Putnam Valley, NY – about one hour north of NYC. Over 500 children per session in traditional and specialty camps. Year-round, professional position. Responsible for leading and managing all aspects of camp programs, fundraising, volunteer development, facility management, and business operations. Required skills and experience include: 3+ years of management and staff development experience; superior oral, written, and presentation communication skills; advanced interpersonal and leadership skills, team building, proven fundraising ability, strong project management skills including budgeting, organization, time management, and project prioritization; demonstrated effectiveness and lead experience in fund development; proficiency with social media marketing; experience working with children with special needs preferred. Competitive salary and benefits including excellent on-site housing. Submit letter of interest with salary requirements and resume by email: Questions? Call Thad (845)-526-0808.

The Woodlands Foundation, Inc., a vital nonprofit organization in Wexford, Pennsylvania, is seeking our next visionary Executive Director. The Woodlands is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with disability and chronic illness through transformative year-round programs in a beautiful camp/retreat setting. Please see To apply, please send cover letter, resume and recent salary history to Susan Egmont, Principal, Egmont Associates, (ACA Accredited)



Camp Stevens seeks a Food Service Intern. This is a unique opportunity for an organized, self-motivated team player who enjoys working with people to learn and grow in a professional, community-based and environmentally-conscious camp kitchen. Responsibilities include assisting the chef and assistant chef in the day-to-day operation of the camp kitchen, including: Preparing meals from scratch using mostly organic ingredients and produce from the camp gardens (when in season), preparing meals for groups of 20-150 persons, and working to help make the camp’s farm-to-table cuisine better every day. The position begins August 17, 2015. Some experience working in a commercial kitchen is desired. An interest in sustainable and healthy food is desired and the ability to obtain a food handler’s card. Benefits include health insurance, vacation and salary. Meals and onsite housing are provided and required. Camp Stevens is owned and operated by the Episcopal Dioceses of Los Angeles and San Diego and located 50 miles east of San Diego. Email a cover letter and resume with references to: John Horton, Admin. Dir. Email: john@campstevens.orgLearn more at (ACA Accredited)

The United Methodist Camp & Retreat Centers in Fruitland Park, FL is seeking a full-time, year-round Food Services Manager. The Camp & Retreat center is located on 300 acres in beautiful central Florida approximately one hour from Orlando. The camp has approximately 800 guest rooms and is operated year round. This position is a vital part of the ministry team and offers a competitive salary, health insurance, retirement plan and paid time off. The successful candidate should have five plus years of hands on kitchen management experience with the ability to cook from scratch. Additional requirements include the ability to perform administrative tasks, be proficient in meeting deadlines and can work under pressure. Successful candidates will have a love for food with the ability to create a wide range of well-presented meals, from basic to gourmet, for all age groups. All candidates must have a passion for Christian hospitality and a strong appreciation for the nature and mission of The United Methodist Church. To apply send cover letter and resume to Jess Schload, Director, Life Enrichment Center, 4991 Picciola Road, Fruitland Park, FL 34731 or via e-mail at (ACA Accredited)

This position is responsible for the overall operations of the Bradford Woods Food Service department including a staff of approximately 20 and multiple dining halls. Manages, supervises, and provides accountability for healthy food preparation and dietary standards of clients. Plans healthy menus and purchases products based on the type of group, number of participants, and dietary needs. Initiates, conducts, and participates in training and orientation programs for all food service staff regarding the proper operation of the department. Oversees all dining halls and kitchens including cleanliness, and/or any other applicable national, state, local, and university health code standards. Qualifications include: Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience, in culinary arts, food service management or related field, three years of food service management experience, and ServSafe certification. Successful applicant will have full Indiana University benefit package. Indiana University is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. Apply online at (ACA Accredited)

Reports to: Property Program Coordinator, Job Classification: Exempt Status, Position Summary: Provide leadership that creates a culture to develop relationships both with our staff and our guests which leads to a greater understanding of the Gospel and seeks to display a level of excellence that anticipates, meets and exceeds our guests’ needs. The Food Service Intern will assist the Food Service Director with everything that happens in the Dining Hall, including meal preparation and Food Service Staff management. This will be a one-year, paid commitment with appropriate housing. Hours will be determined by the season of the year. Key Areas of Responsibility• Meal preparation which is catered to needs of guests, i.e. allergies, restrictions, etc.• Maintain cleanliness/organization of Dining Hall and other areas around property, as needed.• Stock/manage inventory through weekly food order. To apply please email your resume and cover letter to

Camp Comeca is looking for an energetic Kitchen Manager. Qualifications include: Strong and mature Christian faith, a degree or experience in kitchen or restaurant management, having or able to obtain Serve Safe certification, able to pass background check. Responsibilities include: organized management of the kitchen, oversee and schedule cooks and dishwashers, provide and plan healthy meals for all who attend the camp. Maintain a clean kitchen and kitchen equipment. Adhere to all ServeSafe standards and maintain ServeSafe, CPR, First Aid, and AED certification. Oversee all needed certifications of employees who work in the kitchen. Oversee all kitchen equipment. Oversee and keep track of the budget for the kitchen. Work closely with the Directors to make sure each groups needs are being met and that the kitchen/food items remain in line with the budget. The Kitchen Manager is also responsible for preparing and serving meals (or overseeing the serving of meals), dish washing, and the upkeep and cleaning of the dining and serving area. If interested please send a resume including three references to the Director, Brian Rastall at or mail resume to 75670 RD 417 Cozad, NE 69130



Join a team with vision! YMCA Storer Camps in Jackson, MI is seeking a full time Health Services Coordinator for our Outdoor Education School as well as our Summer Resident Camp. May be an RN, LPN, Paramedic, EMT, or certified in Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder. Must be committed to the mission of the YMCA, have excellent judgment, communication and organizational skills, confidence and willingness to interact in a positive manner with campers and guests, be flexible and patient. Must also be service oriented and problem solver. Responsibilities include: supervision of multiple health centers in the summer, maintain records, dispense medications and respond to emergencies in camp. Provides health services training for outdoor school and summer staff. If you are child focused, hardworking and enjoy working as a team member, employment at Storer will help you grow in stature both professionally and personally. This full time position includes health insurance, paid holidays/vacation/sick days, YMCA retirement. On site apartment and meals provided. Send cover letter and resume to or call Nancy Burger at 517-536-8607. (ACA Accredited)



Bradford Woods is located in the heart of the Midwest in South Central Indiana. There is more than corn in Indiana - beautiful rolling landscape complete with limestone cliffs, wandering waterways, amazing cave formations. We are hiring for a unique position that combines both office and program coordination responsibilities in the field of tourism, event planning, and retreats. An auxiliary campus of Indiana University, Bradford Woods hosts over 20,000 people each year. Come be a part of a world-renowned outdoor center. Please find the full job description by going to Please send cover letter and resume to Melanie Wills (ACA Accredited)

Stoney Creek Ranch located in New Ulm, Texas is seeking a full-time Facilities Manager who would oversee the grounds and camp operations. The job would require facility preparedness for rental groups during the Fall and Spring and during the summer months for our Summer Urban Initiative camps. Responsibilities would include but are not limited to staff hiring, staff supervision and the compliance and implementation of all ACA standards. The requirements are a 4 year college degree and 2 years of camp experience. Please send resume' and cover letter to Pam Gray,, 713.851.7292 (ACA Accredited)

(Midlothian, TX) The Facilities Director plans, schedules, supervises, monitors, and participates in the daily general maintenance and repair of buildings, vehicles, grounds, and equipment for the operations of Hoblitzelle Camp and Conference Center; resides on the property, and ensures the security of facilities, property and staff; negotiates, supervises, and monitors all contracted maintenance services; ensures all equipment remains in proper working order and compliance with standard operating procedures and safety standards; participates in more difficult repair work; operates a Salvation Army vehicle as needed; maintains an inventory of all Salvation Army equipment and administers a departmental budget. Apply at (ACA Accredited)

The YMCA of Greater Williamson County is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to join our team of professionals as a full-time Program Coordinator. Our Y serves approximately 5,000 children per day in 60+ school-based sites throughout 6 school districts. The YMCA of Greater Williamson County Licensed Child Care programs such as Afterschool, Day Camp and the Child Development Center are growing right along with it making the YMCA the largest provider of childcare in our community. Program Coordinator responsibilities include licensing, accreditation, staff training/hiring, curriculum implementation, and marketing of school age and summer day camp programs. This position will give leadership to the growth of current program sites and expansion to new sites. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for planning, developing, implementing and supervising multiple Afterschool Childcare and camp sites. At least 3 years experience in a supervisory role in a camp/childcare program. Send resume & cover letter to: Michelle Breeden, Sr. Program Director, at  This is a full time exempt position with great benefits! The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free workplace.



Come work, live, and play on the Big Island of Hawaii! Program Guide openings now! Pacific Quest offers a unique approach to wilderness therapy by replacing hiking and survival skills with work on our organic farm and sustainable life skills. POSITION SUMMARY: 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. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Direct experience working with youth. Desire to garden, farm, and use experiential education as a tool for growth.21 years or older. Valid CPR/First Aid certification. Valid Driver's license with clean record -Able to pass Background Check. Able to pass Drug Test upon arrival. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree, preferably in Psychology, Farming/Agroecology or Outdoor Education/Leadership, or a minimum of 3 years relevant experience. Please visit or contact for more information.  YA - Program Guide AD - Program Guide​

THE OUTDOOR SCHOOL IS THE VITAL LINK BETWEEN NATURE AND THE CLASSROOM! Check out our website ( to download an application and for more information or call Maddie Burnside at 830-598-6282 ext. 221 (email: We are currently hiring for our fall and spring seasons (mid-August to late Nov. & mid-Feb to late May). TOS is a residential outdoor education program that focuses on hands-on experiential educational and outdoor courses. Located on Lake LBJ in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country and the other location in the lush rolling hills of the Brazos Valley, both TOS locations are located within an hour or two of either Austin or Houston. The primary ages attending The Outdoor School are 4th - 9th grades. We emphasize environmental stewardship and experiential learning by placing children in a natural environment where they can learn, first-hand, about their vital relationship with that environment. As an instructor you will be working with children 5 days a week. Instructors will be teaching pre-approved curriculum, facilitating teambuilding and high ropes courses, and conducting evening activities. (ACA Accredited)


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