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April 30, 2015

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

To place a job opening on Year-Round Jobs @ Camp, visit www.ACAcamps.org/jobs/yrjc

Alphabetical by state under the following categories:

Activity Specialist = 7
Administration = 18
Health & Wellness = 2
Site & Facilities = 10

* New listings = 13
Total listings =
37

 
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ACTIVITY SPECIALIST

*GUEST ACTIVITIES MANAGER - COLORADO  
Highlands Presbyterian Camp and Retreat Center is looking for an energetic and positive person to help serve our Guest Groups year round as the Guest Activities Manager. This position shall be responsible for providing program/activity support for Guest Groups as requested by the groups, coordinating all Retreat Center volunteers and for developing an Internship program in cooperation with Colorado Universities and other educational entities. The Guest Activities Manager will be guided and supported by the Marketing Sub-Committee and shall be directly accountable to the Director of Sales and Marketing. A Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree in Education, Outdoor Education, Christian Education, Hospitality or other Human Services related field is preferred. Successful experience managing activity and/or spiritual development programs and volunteers is required. Current certifications(s) for program activities (e.g., Open Water Lifeguard, Archery, Rock Climbing, and Challenge Course Facilitation) is required. This is a year-round, part-time non-exempt position. EOE. Housing on site is available. For more information, job description, and to apply online visit www.highlandscamp.org/permanentstaffopenings.html. Come join us in the Rockies! (ACA Accredited)

CAMPOUT SPECIALIST - CONNECTICUT
The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is currently seeking a highly motivated and uniquely qualified person for the position of CampOut Specialist. The CampOut Specialist will develop and deliver Hole in the Wall Gang Camp style activities and interactions to campers and their families, individually and in groups, in community settings throughout New England. He/She will collaborate with on-site professionals to offer supportive and uplifting programs for children and families affected by childhood illness. The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp provides a very competitive salary, a generous benefits package, and growth opportunities for high contributors. Please send your resume, cover letter and salary history to hradmin@holeinthewallgang.org. Due to the volume of resumes received, you will be contacted only if there is interest in pursuing your application. No phone calls please. (ACA Accredited)

OUTDOOR INSTRUCTORS - INDIANA  
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 https://www.bradwoods.org/about-us/employment/. Send resume and cover letter to mjwills@indiana.edu (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM SPECIALIST - MICHIGAN
If you’re passionate about changing lives while living & serving in a Christian Community, then we’ve got just the job for you. Program Specialists work as a part of the Camp Henry staff team in the delivery of school, summer, & retreat programs. Their main role is to live out the mission of camp and to help all our guests have a blast, challenge themselves, and grow together. This is the perfect role for honing your craft in Camping Ministry as it provides you the chance to learn the ins-and-outs of Camp. Program Specialists will serve for 12 to 15 months and will take on a summer staff position during that season. Other responsibilities include program & curriculum development, planning & recruiting for the summer camp season, staff recruitment & marketing efforts, care of camp property & facilities, etc. Visit http://camphenry.org/about-us/staff/join-our-staff for the full-length job description including compensation and benefits. Position can begin between now and August 9th, 2015. Interviews will be conducted between now and July 20th with promising candidates. Interested persons should send a cover letter or an introductory email and a resume to Jake, Executive Director, jake@camphenry.org (ACA Accredited)

ON CALL PROGRAM STAFF - TEXAS
Camp All Saints - Pottsboro, TX – Episcopal Diocese of Dallas - Join our unique outdoor education and retreat facility on beautiful Lake Texoma! Become a part of our dynamic Program Staff. Position includes teaching environmental stewardship, hosting retreat guests, and facilitating adventure activities. Please visit us at www.campallsaints.com for more information about our camp. Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree preferred. High Ropes and Lifeguard certification or ability to attain. First Aid, CPR & AED certification or ability to attain: Clean background check. Positive attitude. Flexibility. Work with diverse populations, small & large groups.• TEAM player. Starting Salary: $16,500 depending on experience. Serve several nights a week & some weekends on-call duty. To facilitate this requirement, housing will be provided on-site at the convenience of the employer. To apply: Please email resume and cover letter to, Sandi Creswell, Camp All Saints Program Director at program@campallsaints.com (ACA Accredited)

YOUTH ACTIVITIES COUNSELOR - DISNEY CRUISE LINE
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. Video link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8grB99WD7VI&list=PLc_MX4EcyttTtHBYhyM5CHg6-znvcI_CL&index=10 To apply, contact Sixth Star: Mary@sixthstar.com

BEACH FRONT RESORT SEEKS LIFEGUARDS/ACTIVITY STAFF-NORTHERN MARIANAS ISLANDS
For more than 20 years, Pacific Islands Club Saipan has been giving outgoing and energetic individuals the experience of a lifetime. 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 still looking for a special few to join our program for the next six months. Amazing benefits package awaits for the right individuals. Housing, meals, full medical and air transportation from your place to ours plus and 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 glenn.policare@picsaipan.com for an application package. Resort information can be found at www.picresorts.com. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE VALID PROOF TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AND POSSESS A VALID US PASSPORT FOR TRAVEL. Our next group of US Mainland hires will be arriving in mid-May and mid June of 2015. Apply today!!!

 

ADMINISTRATION

*CAMP DIRECTOR - CALIFORNIA
Salary: $40,000-$45,000- includes housing Primary Function:  Directs/manages overall daily operations of the designated Camp Whittier for the United Boys & Girls Clubs, with the primary concern for retreats, rentals and service delivery, supervision and training of staff, facilities management, community relations and user group administration. Qualifications: • Four year degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience.• A minimum of five years’ work experience working at a Camp, Retreat Center, Boys & Girls Club or similar organization. • Demonstrated ability in personnel supervision, facilities management, and the recruitment of seasonal/ part time staff. • Strong communication skills, both oral and written. • Knowledge of Camp programs including- youth camps; games, songs, scheduling, emergency procedures. • Ability to train Camp counselors in effectively running Camp programs.• Knowledge of ropes course oversight.• Working knowledge of budget preparation, control, and management.• Ability to meet deadlines. Visit www.unitedbg.org for detailed job description. Email resume and cover letter to jcollins@unitedbg.org (ACA Accredited)

*ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - FLORIDA
Stetson University, a historic private university in Central Florida, is looking for an experienced conference or retreat director to provide leadership to its Summer Conferences team. The department serves 8,000 guests in the summer months and assumes responsibility for the university’s residence halls, classrooms and large meeting spaces during that timeframe. This position reports to the Associate Vice President of Boundless Learning, and is a member of the department’s senior leadership team. Additional responsibilities include providing leadership to academic year conferences, Road Scholar programs, community leadership programs and courses provided to military students. Ideal candidates will be self-motivated and possess strong interpersonal, writing, and communication skills. The associate director must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the community. The full job description may be viewed at http://www.stetson.edu/other/employment/media/AssocDirBoundless%20Learning_04272015.pdf. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Dr. Joy McGuirl-Hadley at jhadley@stetson.edu.

PROGRAM MANAGER - INDIANA
The Program Manager (PM) is responsible for the program facilitation for groups in the following: outdoor education, leadership/team building, guest/rental groups, CYO family programs & retreats. In addition, the PM trains and supervises/supports staff & creates/facilitates schedules. The PM also facilitates the summer Adventure Camp & High Ropes programs and oversees our Catholic Faith Programming which includes Mass planning & facilitating retreats. Requirements: Be at least twenty-one years of age and be a college graduate. Have relevant experience teaching/leading children & adults. Have camp/outdoor recreation experience. Have management experience. Be connected to the Catholic faith & have experience leading retreats or other faith related programs. Applicants must reside in Brown Count/be willing to relocate. Camp Rancho Framasa is located in the rolling hills of Brown County, IN & is an entity of the Arch. of Indianapolis & the Catholic Youth Organization. Our core values are Humility, Stewards of the Earth, Participant Centered, Catholic, Staff Development & Inclusive. Please send questions or resumes to: angi@campranchoframasa.org. Visit www.campranchoframasa.org for more information about Camp Rancho Framasa.

PROGRAM ASSISTANT - MICHIGAN
We are looking for an energetic and dynamic individual to join our program team providing oversight for Overnight Camp, Day Camp, Outdoor Education, Retreat Business and Team Building Programs. The ideal candidate will have the ability and knowledge to facilitate quality summer programs that will keep campers returning for years to come. The unique nature of this position will be to integrate the camp experience with an academic component aimed at Title 1 eligible students. Campers will participate in traditional camp activities with enriching activities to enhance 21st Century Skills and also participate in experiential education classes delivered by a certified Title 1 teacher. This team member will assist in creation and execution of this summer program as a part of the programing team. Job responsibilities may include but are not limited to recruitment of staff members, management of seasonal staff, interns in discipleship program, facilitation of low ropes / high ropes / climbing tower / stand alone elements / dual racing zip lines, program implementation, program marketing, program growth, and site sustainability. Please reply with a cover letter and resume via email only to search@wildwoodranch.org. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
The position a camp director would report to the CEO or the owner of the camp. Essential Job Functions:1. Design, deliver, and evaluate camp program that meets the needs and interests of the camps target populations and ensure their delivery in a safe and quality manner. Remain current with information on the developmental needs of youth. Annually seek and analyze input from youth, families, and staff regarding the quality, safety, and enjoyment of the program and staff. Develop and implement crisis and risk management procedures. Design and ensure delivery of programs and activities appropriate to the camper population.2. Oversee the financial management and fund development operations to allow for adequate annual funding and to meet long-term goals. Develop and monitor budget for the camp operations. Develop and design long-term fund raising strategies for the camp program and facilities.3. Design and implement a marketing plan to increase camper attendance and camp usage. Prepare and analyze enrollment trends. Develop and implement recruitment and retention strategies. Oversee the daily operation of the summer camp including food service, programming. tmatta@gershacademy.org (ACA Accredited)

CAMP DIRECTOR - NEW YORK & PENNSYLVANIA
(Full Time/Regular Position)  Responsibilities: Coordinate sports, leisure, and recreation programs for the Camp; using knowledge in the field of sports science, design all camp sports, leisure, and athletics program activities consistent with organizational goals and mission; evaluate ongoing programs to maximize benefits to campers and minimize the risk of sports-related injuries; develop and prepare all marketing material and advertising; plan and implement Jewish tradition and culture into appropriate camp programming; supervise the execution of camp activities in accordance with safety practices and procedures; hire and terminate staff members; conduct staff training; define and monitor the crisis management plan and emergency procedures; investigate incidents and correct or reprimand staff; write written staff evaluations; and provide outreach to community centers and supplement programs to the community. Qualifications: B.S. in Sports Science or equivalent and 9 months experience as Leadership manager in Recreation Salary: $22,000 per year. Job Location: Fairfield, NJ, and Milford and Lake Como, PA. Mail cover letter and resume to:  ATTN: Camp Director Position New Jersey YM-YWHA Camps, 21 Plymouth Street Fairfield, NJ 07004 (ACA Accredited)

*DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND FAMILY RELATIONS - NEW YORK
Are you a creative type? Are you Enthusiastic about Summer Camp? Do you want to combine those two passions? If so, you should apply to work with us as our Director of Marketing and Family relations! If you have experience in marketing, advertising, public relations and communications including digital marketing and social media (preferably in the retail, camp, or early childhood sector) and want to work in an exciting and fun environment Oasis Day Camps has a position for you. The Director of Marketing and Family Relations must be a dynamic, innovative and creative professional. S/He will be responsible for developing and implementing a marketing program across multiple platforms: including social media, digital advertising, and traditional print - while also serving as a key member of the family relations team, working as a spokesperson at camp fairs, open houses, and an ambassador to prospective families in general. The Director of Marketing works in our DUMBO office in BK. Looking for: Approx. 3+ years experience in marketing. Experience in working with web design, marketing, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop. Please contact genna@oasischildren.com for more information and to submit your cover letter/resume.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
Camp Pinnacle’s Board of Trustees is seeking to hire an Executive Director (ED) who will provide leadership over all Camp programs and facilities in order to fulfill its Vision, Mission and Ministry. The Executive Director job duties will managerial oversight of various ministry programs, budget & finances, marketing, fund raising, staff and Board development. The ED will supervise and provide guidance of a diverse staff as well as implement and enforce policies and procedures that will maximize the effectiveness of the Ministry. The ideal candidate will need to have a minimum of 5 years of work experience in Christian camping and/or church ministries in the evangelical circles. A thorough, workable knowledge of the Bible as well as the ability to share and teach the Scriptures to others is required. Additional essential qualifications include strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; proven decisive and clearly evident leadership skills; excellent organizational, prioritization and management skills; proven budget and financial acumen; basic proficiency in using computer programs and prior experience in marketing, promotions and fund raising. All qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their cover letter and resume to cd2311@columbia.edu or Camp Pinnacle, 621 Pinnacle Road, Voorheesville, NY 12186 or Fax (518)872-0036.

*OUTDOOR PROGRAM & PROPERTY MANAGER - NORTH CAROLINA
This is a camping professional’s dream job! Come help Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council continue the build out, design, and program development for their 700+ acre property. Use your vision and experience in outdoor program planning, property management, and staff supervision to create a team oriented atmosphere that is solution driven and sensitive to pluralistic issues. Must have direct experience with the ACA accreditation process (scheduled for the first time in 2016), a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in the field, knowledge of outdoor education, and a proven ability to plan, organize & manage camping properties. Also must be willing to work in a outdoor camp setting with regular exposure to heat, humidity, cold and rainy weather. This is a full-time position with housing and benefits provided (salary high $30’s-low $40’s) at our camp in Statesville, NC (with some responsibility for 3 smaller camps in the Charlotte area). Position is open now, but we are very flexible on a start date.  Full job description at www.hngirlscouts.org; please send cover letter and resume to hr@hngirlscouts.org. Come join us on this great adventure to bring outdoor program to our girls and volunteers!

PROGRAM MANAGER - NORTH CAROLINA
Eagle’s Nest Camp (www.enf.org) is a co-ed, residential camp in the mountains of Western North Carolina. We encourage children to live simply and grow to be their best selves. Campers are encouraged to forge personal relationships with the natural world through exploration of the magical forests and creeks on our river valley campus. The Camp Program Manager (CPM) is primarily responsible for the development and implementation of in-camp programs. The CPM works to help ensure the content and quality of the camp classes and all camp activities. This includes curriculum development, risk management oversight, management of ACA accreditation, and assistance with recruiting, hiring and training staff. Minimum Education: B.A. or B.S. and related word experience. Skills: Experience with risk management, program planning and teaching, enthusiasm for and commitment to the needs of a summer residential community. Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience, group heath and life insurance, summer camp for dependents. Email resume, letter of interest and 3 references to Paige Lester-Niles at paige@enf.org by April 22th, 2015 (ACA Accredited)

CAMP DIRECTOR - OHIO
The West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church is seeking a full‐time, on‐site Director for Camp Wesley, one of our three conference‐owned camps. As a member of our Camping & Retreat Ministries team, the Wesley Camp Director will be a dynamic, energetic, dedicated, and experienced camping professional who will lead and oversee our growing camping and retreat ministry. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to overseeing day to day operations, ensuring ACA standards are implemented, providing a safe and healthy environment through effective risk management, hiring, training and supervising staff, program development, and maintaining a budget, financial records and reports. The Camp Director will provide exemplary customer service and hospitality to all campers, groups, parents, supporters and donors and will assist in promoting the ministry and fostering partnerships. For the full announcement and Job Description please email koverholser@wocumc.org. Visit our website at westohiocamps.org. To apply, please send a coverletter, resume, and salary requirements to koverholser@wocumc.org. No phone calls please. Applicants must submit all requested materials by April 30, 2015 for consideration.  (ACA Accredited)

EQUESTRIAN DIRECTOR - OHIO
YMCA Camp Kern is looking for energetic, ambitious and hard working applicants for our Equestrian Director opening. The department programming includes year round trail rides, lessons, horse shows, and most importantly an 8 week long residential summer camp for up to 400 campers each summer. The position is responsible for; year round operation and health of a 60 horse herd, up to 40 full time, part time and seasonal staff, budget creation and management, staff hiring / training / supervision, department marketing, maintenance, scheduling, board and committee involvement and all guest and camper experience. We are looking for someone willing to go the extra mile and drive the department forward with creative ideas and the deliverance of exceptional experiences for guests. The position reports to the Executive Director as part of a team of eight Department Directors, and must be able to balance department goals with contributions to camp wide goals. For more information, and to apply please visit: http://www.ymcaonline.org/about-us/employment-opportunities.html (position is listed under Camp Kern heading) Questions? Contact Chris Addison at: 513-932-3756 x1512 or caddison@daytonymca.org (ACA Accredited)

RETREATS COORDINATOR & SALES SPECIALIST - OKLAHOMA
The Retreats Coordinator/Sales Specialist supports the mission of Sky Ranch Cave Springs (SRCS) through excellence in booking retreat groups and exceeding guests’ expectations. This person is a member of the leadership team and works closely with the Operations Manager and Camp Director in carrying out the strategic vision and goals of SRCS. This position serves in role of On Call retreat coordinator as needed. This role includes the management of seasonal POPS staff and year-round retail staff. Qualified candidates should possess the following: Be a committed believer in Jesus Christ, with active membership in a local church. In-depth understanding of the field of camping and retreats ministry, generally acquired through undergraduate degree, minimum of 3 years of related work experience. Excellent customer service skills. Effectively work individually and in a team environment. Ability to manage part-time staff. Excellent communication skills. Proficiency in English language. Basic computer skills and proficiency with MS Office. Ability to occasionally travel locally by car. Punctual attendance, ability to vary schedule when needed, some overtime, night, weekends. Sky Ranch offers a competitive benefits package. cindyw@skyranch.org

OUTDOOR PROGRAM COORDINATOR - PENNSLYVANIA
The Outdoor Program Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing council wide programs for troops and individual Girl Scouts. This position will recruit and implement volunteer teams for our camp properties. During the summer camp season, the Outdoor Program Coordinator will oversee the Adventure Bound program and family camp programs. Candidates should have previous experience designing and delivering programs from the ground up. They are also required to have a strong background in backpacking, ropes course programs and rock climbing and be able to work on weekends. Interested candidates should apply at our website at http://www.gshpa.org/aboutus/careers.html

*LEGACY FELLOWSHIP II - TEXAS  
The Legacy Fellow II internship is a two year position with Sky Ranch that is both a staff position and a ministry training program. Includes enrollment in one of ten Master’s degree programs through Dallas Baptist University. This two year position provides Outdoor Education during non-summer months and is site manager for our Day Camps in summer. Program is designed to develop ministry professionals who will continue their careers in camping, church ministry, schools or any other children, youth and family based organizations. We are looking for highly motivated, ambitious individuals looking to develop their professional resumes, gain practical work experience, and develop themselves personally and professionally as a Christian leader. The program is a two year commitment and is delivered in a cohort model. Must be able to live on camp in shared housing. Sky Ranch offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary, medical, dental, vision, Life, AD&D, STD & LTD coverage, retirement plan, paid time off, paid holidays housing, meals, full tuition and fees in Master’s program.  More Information on qualifications and how to apply can be found on our website: www.skyranch.org/jobs (ACA Acccredited)

ACTIVITIES PROGRAM MANAGER - VIRGINIA
Virginia resident camp offering unique specialty immersion programs seeking energetic motivated individual with a dynamic personality for year-round professional role as Activities Program Manager. Prior resident camp experience in a leadership and supervisory role is required. Year-round responsibilities include supervision of activities, program delivery, marketing, recruitment, scurriculum development, etc. Must work well with youth and adults, in a co-ed camp which primarily serves male participants, embrace and create a non-competitive emotionally supportive setting, and utilize experiential learning methods. Experience in teambuilding, including strong debriefing skills, is desired. Must complete and maintain Lifeguard, CPR, and First-aid Certifications, and be physically able to perform lifeguard duties. Minimum 2-year degree, with an emphasis on education, recreation, or related field. Clean driving record and background check required. Year-round housing not provided. To Apply: Email resume to diane@campmotorsport.com www.campmotorsport.com www.chefcamp.com (ACA Accredited)

REGIONAL MANAGER - WASHINGTON, DC METRO  
Open and Manager New Summer Adventure Camps- As an Avid4 Adventure Regional Manager, you will join a team who all share the belief that participation in the outdoors has the power to transform kids’ lives. Our summer camps (www.avid4.com) empower pre-K - 12th graders with the skills and confidence to paddle, bike, hike, climb and thrive in the outdoors. The Regional Manager is responsible for the successful new installation, management, and oversight of multiple day camps in a new geographic region to help spread our impact nationwide. We are currently hiring for a Regional Manager in the Washington DC Metro Area (DC-Arlington-Alexandria). The Regional Manager is an integral part of our success in empowering kids to be active for life. You should apply if: You Thrive on Meeting People and Building Relationships. You are a Leader and a Coach. You are an Entrepreneur at Heart. You are a Problem Solver. Minimum of 5 years of experience in the camping or adventure sports industry, including project management or camp management experience. To Apply: www.avid4.com/jobs/positions. Questions? Contact Paul@Avid4.com. Founded in the heartland of outdoor adventure, Boulder, Colorado, Avid4 Adventure has been activating kids’ outdoor genes for over 11 years. (ACA Accredited)

*CAMP DIRECTOR - WISCONSIN  
At Easter Seals Wisconsin Camp Wawbeek, located on 400 beautiful acres in Wisconsin Dells, confidence, independence and acceptance abound. Searching for FT year-round Director as part of our team. (Will consider seasonal director for summer season).The oldest continuously-operating Easter Seals camp in the nation, Camp Wawbeek offers programs for children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities in a small-group setting with sessions divided by age. The Camp Director oversees, on-site, all aspects of the program: camper recruitment & registration; seasonal staff recruitment; staff and AmeriCorps member supervision; oversight of summer week-long sessions, summer day camp and school-year weekend sessions; member of ESW Camps management team to promote the camp and ensure all campers are safe and having fun. On-site housing and much more provided; outstanding benefits. Bachelor’s degree in therapeutic recreation, special education or related field; minimum 3 years camping leadership experience; experience working with people with disabilities and behavioral issues; excellent communication and organizational skills; drive to make a difference in people’s lives. Full description www.eastersealswisconsin.com/ (ACA Accredited)

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS

*HEALTHAIDE - COLORADO
International School of Denver (ISD) is an independent school that teaches the curricula of and fulfills the highest educational standards of the United States, China, France and Spain by offering early immersion bilingual international education, accredited by participating governments, in order to prepare its students to thrive in a diverse and competitive global society. Staff and Faculty members are the cornerstone of our school. In addition to driving the school’s operations, they must also be living examples of the school’s values. Position Summary: This is a full-time position. Under the guidance of ISD’s nurse consultant, the Healthaide will serve as the primary overseer of student health administration: managing student health records, immunization and emergency information, student illness and basic first aid, and medication administration. The Healthaide will also provide back up support to the front office when time permits, including interfacing with ISD parents, answering incoming calls and other administrative tasks. Reports directly the ECE Director and keeps records in accordance with ISD’s nurse consultant. Please email careers@isdenver.org for full list of duties, responsibilities, requirements and apply.

FULL TIME REGISTERED NURSE - IOWA
Camp Courageous is currently seeking a full-time Registered Nurse (RN) to oversee Health Services during Respite Weekends (23 weekends/year). Additional hours during the week required. This nurse will work closely with the Nursing Director and Assistant Nursing Director overseeing the nursing program. The position requires residence at camp. Apartment provided. Responsibilities include administration of medication, performing medical procedures, providing first-aid, completing camper assessments, and ensuring the program exceeds ACA standards. Computer skills necessary. RN license from the state of Iowa (or compact state) is required. The position offers a competitive salary with benefits. Interested candidates should e-mail the Nursing Director, Sharon Roller, RN, BSN at sharon@campcourageous.org a cover letter and resume and salary history. Refer to website for application. www.campcourageous.org. (ACA Accredited)

 

SITE & FACILITIES

SITE DIRECTOR IN TRAINING - CALIFORNIA
UNITED CAMPS, CONFERENCES & RETREATS seeks a Site Director in Training at Jesuit Retreat Center in Applegate, CA. Position will act in a trainee capacity for an extended period of time and will take direction from different supervisors depending on which functional area is being taught. The goal for this position is to train the SD in Training to manage their own UCCR site. Qual: Two yrs combined exp in camp and conference facility ops (food svc, maintenance, and equip). One year exp in customer service. One year exp in personnel supervision. Current Food Service Handlers Cert or the ability to obtain one. Current Lifeguard Cert or the ability to obtain one. Hold valid CA drivers license and good driving record. Willingness to live at and work in a camp or conference setting. This position will have responsibilities in camp and conference operations, maintenance, supervision of staff, finance, and administration. This position is F/T Exempt. Salary + benefits + housing. Learn more about us and see the entire job description on our website: www.uccr.org. Please send cover letter describing why you feel you would be a good fit for the position and our organization to: SallyS@uccr.org. EOE (ACA Accredited)

EDUCATION CAMP MANAGER - FLORIDA
This position is directly responsible for the management of Camp Programs and oversees the coordination of Over Nights, Scout programs, and Birthdays. The Education Manager will work closely with the Director of Education to ensure programs are meeting the strategic plan and goals of the organization. The Education Manager ensures that annual objectives, strategies, associated operating budgets and revenue goals are met while maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction and business performance. OSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse team of professionals! Benefits: for FT Health benefits (health, dental, vision), long-term disability; life insurance, employer matched savings plan, 4 weeks flexible vacation days, annual family membership, complimentary OSC tickets, direct deposit, discounts on café, store, and programs. Please send cover letter and resume to lwarhurst@osc.org (ACA Accredited)

*SITE MANAGER - INDIANA
Position Summary: The Site Manager is required to live at site in council-provided residence and is responsible for the maintenance of the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana camp property and will perform a wide range of construction, maintenance and janitorial duties. Accountabilities:• Maintain all structures and grounds of camp properties.• Operate and maintain trucks, tractors and power tools in a safe and professional manner.• Maintain inventory of all equipment on sites.• Checking campers in and out of sites, as well as delivering equipment and supplies to campers.• Insure the safety of the campsites. Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree or related experience in property management in an outdoor environment. • Required to live at site in council provided residence.• Must have prior work experience and be physically able to perform a wide-range of construction, maintenance, mechanical and janitorial duties.• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and council requisition software.• Excellent command of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.• Maintain a valid IN driver's license and vehicle insurance. Please send resume and cover letter to: kmikula@girlscoutsindiana.org

FACILITES ASSISTANT - MICHIGAN
Camp Henry is seeking a fun-loving young adult to serve as a Facilities Assistant. This 12 - 18 month long commitment, beginning between now and August 9th, 2015, provides an excellent opportunity to serve in the field of camping ministry while honing your craft in the areas of facilities & maintenance. This person will work closely with our Facilities Director to ensure that camp is looking great and running smoothly. Prior experience in Maintenance &/or Camping Ministry is preferred, though not required. Responsibilities include: Grounds keeping & landscaping projects, housekeeping tasks, general maintenance (plumbing, electrical, repair work, construction), facilities upkeep, care of program & activity equipment, etc. Other responsibilities will likely include assisting w/program delivery, hosting groups, or other tasks as needed. A desire and willingness to assist with delivering programs to groups as needed is preferred. Visit http://camphenry.org/about-us/staff/join-our-staff for the full-length job description including compensation and benefits. Interviews will be conducted between now and July 20th with promising candidates. Interested persons should send a cover letter or an introductory email and a resume to Jake, Exe

*ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR - NEW JERSEY
Appel Farm Arts Camp seeks a full-time, year-round Assistant Camp Director. Qualified applicants have a Bachelors Degree in Education, Camping/Recreation, or related field. Previous experience working with children and managing staff is required. Experience with camper recruitment, programming, staff hiring and management in a residential camping program is preferred. Additional artistic experience in the fine or performing arts is a plus. Applicants must hold the belief that all children are good at heart and have innate talent waiting to be discovered. Applicants must enjoy working with children, artists and adults. Interest and support for the arts and the belief that the arts can transform people’s lives is also required. Salary aligned with experience. Health Care benefits provided. Start date will be based on the strongest candidate’s availability ranging between May 15th through Sept. 15th. We are accepting applications until the position is filled. Send letter and resume to Jennie Quinn, Camp Director, Appel Farm Arts Camp, P.O. Box 888, Elmer, NJ 08318, or jquinn@appelfarm.org. (ACA Accredited)

*EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
Executive Director: UMC Camping and Retreat Ministries - Principal Duties & Tasks include: Oversight of 2 camps in NY state, Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center, Shelter Island, NY & Kingswood Campsite, Hancock, NY; administration & management of regular/seasonal staff, & budgets & financial records; maintenance & management of properties & facilities; marketing to & recruitment of clients & staff; development of long term goals for expansion of programs; maintain risk & regulatory control & UMC standards; attendance & participation in monthly Governing Board & Task Force meetings, & NYAC meeting. Bachelor’s Degree & at least 4 years managing a Christian camp or related experience required. Familiarity with UMC camp & retreat ministry is preferred. Acceptance of & ability to communicate inclusively with people is vitally important. Excellent computer skills are required. Must agree to live on-site, year round at Camp Quinipet. Some travel within the NY Annual Conference area is expected. A 3 bedroom house & basic utilities are included in the compensation, which also includes health insurance, pension, & other employee benefits. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, & salary requirements to jobs@nyac-umc.com by May 15, 2015. No phone calls please. Expected start is September 2015. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - OREGON
Camp Maintenance Technician – Hancock Field Station Regular Full-Time The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is seeking a Camp Maintenance Technician who is responsible for supporting residential education programming through effective care and maintenance of camp facilities and equipment. Assist with the development, planning, and execution of OMSI Science Camp programs. This position will be located at Hancock Field Station, outside of Fossil, OR. The Camps Maintenance Technician must have the ability to maintain site appearance and function to support a positive work and education environment. They will provide general maintenance, including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and automotive. Maintain camp cleanliness, sanitation, and waste disposal (including recycling), and supervise students/volunteers in some tasks. This role will provide on-call assistance for maintenance emergencies. Monitor facility-related safety and risk management issues. Ensure safety of participants and staff in camp. The Camp Maintenance Technician will maintain, upgrade and protect OMSI Science camps facilities and property, water quality monitoring program. Procure and maintain inventory of camp supplies (excepting education supplies.) employment@omsi.edu

CAMP RANGER - PENNSYLVANIA
GSHPA is seeking candidate to maintain and manage camp in Denver, PA. Responsibilities include maintenance of site, safety and security of the property and camper’s safety. Perform routine and/or emergency repair and maintenance. Five years experience in construction trades or camp maintenance preferred. Requirements include having a valid driver’s license, PC skills, ability to handle power tools and machinery and be able to lift 100 lbs. Must live onsite in provided housing. Council pays rent, property taxes and utilities (except cable TV). The Ranger also receives a company truck to use. To apply, submit resume at http://www.gshpa.org/aboutus/careers.html (ACA Accredited)

*CAMP RANGER/PROPERTY MANAGER - TEXAS
Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest has an opening for a Camp Ranger/Property Manager. This position is responsible for the maintenance of Camp Mitre Peak, the Girl Scout camp property in Alpine, Texas. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience with basic maintenance, plumbing, and construction. Please email resumes to: Patti Gonzalez pgonzalez@gsdsw.org EOE

*FACILITY MANAGER - TEXAS
Children’s Association for Maximum Potential (CAMP) is a not-for-profit organization that provides life-enriching, recreational experiences for children and adults with special needs. We provide summer and school-year programs. The Facility Manager drives the upkeep and maintenance of our 55 acre facility in Center Point, TX. Essential Job functions include: Ensure safety of all persons on CAMP grounds, Maintain the cleanliness of grounds, Ensure the maintenance of buildings, land, and vehicles; to include landscaping, water well, septic system, electric, plumbing, A/C, heating, pool, etc, Manage maintenance and housekeeping staff and volunteers, and Manage Animal Care. Qualifications: Knowledge of facilities management, Prefer knowledge of basic HVAC, plumbing, electrical, construction, and mechanical equipment, Ability to plan and supervise maintenance projects on property, Comfortable interacting with children who have special needs, Ability to treat all people with respect and dignity, Good communication skills, Have a valid driver’s license, and At least 21 years of age. Salaried position: $25-28,000 + benefits Submit Resume To: Camp Director P.O. Box 27086San Antonio, TX 78010 or ben.elble@campcamp.org (ACA Accredited)

 


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5000 State Road 67 North, Martinsville, IN 46151