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September 15, 2014

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 = 6
Administration = 31
Food Services = 2
Site & Facilities = 4
Outside of Camp/Not Camp Related = 1

* New listings = 13
Total listings =
44

 
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  • Outreach & Engagement Professional  (3)
  • Professional Development Specialist  (3)
  • Standards Specialist (3)

ACTIVITY SPECIALIST

OUTDOOR EDUCATION NATURALIST - ALABAMA
Our Outdoor Classroom program provides hands-on experiential science and history with fun challenges, games, and goofy songs. School groups that visit us are chaperoned by parents and teachers, and most stay for three days at a time. Responsibilities include teaching, facilitating meals, leading camp & adventure activities, working on projects to improve program resources and the physical site, being positive role models, handling gentle captive animals, and participation in weekly scheduling and in-service meetings. Educational topics include Aquatic and Forest Ecology, Wildlife Ecology and Adaptations, Sensory Awareness, Night Hikes, Organic Gardening, Maps, Orienteering, Team Building, Pioneer Life/ Underground Railroad Simulation. Naturalists are required to evenly share responsibilities of meal facilitation and evening programs. A typical day begins at 7:30AM, includes classes throughout the day and evening, and ends around 10:30PM each night.  Camp is located within one- to two-hours drive to many of Alabama's natural areas, such as Little River Canyon, Sand Rock, and Horse Pens 40. For more information, please visit www.campcosby.org or email smcclain@campcosby.org. (ACA Accredited)

PROFESSIONAL OUTDOOR INSTRUCTOR - INDIANA
DO YOU LOVE THE OUTDOORS? DO YOU LOVE KIDS? Put these two together at Bradford Woods in SPRING 2015! Bradford Woods is known internationally as Indiana University’s Outdoor Center. We are seeking candidates who are interested in making a difference in the lives of children by using the outdoor environment as an amazing classroom! Our field instructors teach environmental education and facilitate team building to youth and younger adults – mostly 5th grade through some collegiate groups. After a world-class training, we offer $250/week with meals while working, housing, utilities, Wi-Fi, and fitness center, all on a beautiful 2500 acre facility. We are accepting applications now for our Spring Season. The position runs from March 9 – May 30, 2015. The full job description as well as application information are posted on our website: http://www.bradwoods.org/about-us/employment/field-instructors/ Please submit a resume, cover letter, and complete application for consideration. For more information, contact Melanie Wills, Director of Outdoor Education at mjwills@indiana.edu or phone 765-342-2915. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM SPECIALIST - IOWA
Camp High Hopes, a new and rapidly growing camp for youth and adults with special needs and disabilities, in Sioux City, IA is seeking a creative and vibrant individual to join our team for the opportunity of a life time, building a camp program from the ground up! The Program Specialist furthers the mission of the camp by developing and delivering dynamic, adaptive activities to campers while serving as the onsite primary caregiver for campers with special needs and disabilities. Experience in supporting and caring for both children and adults with special needs is desired but not required. This is an onsite, year-round, full-time, exempt position. Schedule varies seasonally: Wed-Sun Sept-May Sunday-Friday June-August. Weekday, weekend, evening, and overnight work is to be expected. Salary: $17,000 annually plus health insurance, meals during camp sessions, and onsite, shared staff housing. Estimated start date of position: October 15, 2014. For a complete job description, visit www.camphighhopes.com. Email cover letter and resumes to jmauk@camphighhopes.com or mail to Camp High Hopes – Human Resources Dept., 5804 Correctionville Road, Sioux City, IA 51106 or fax to 712-224-2269. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM FACILITATOR - TEXAS
Variety's Peaceable Kingdom is a non-profit retreat that empowers children with special needs through our environmental education (school) program, our weekend retreat program, and our summer camp program! We are looking for a energetic, fun, and organized individual with a passion for nature and environmental education to join our small full-time programming staff! Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor's degree, in a related field is preferred but not a requirement. Variety's Peaceable Kingdom is open year-around and we are looking for a full-time staff member to live on-site and work with our school programs and weekend programs throughout the year, and work with summer camps from June-August. Pay is competitive, benefits and housing are included, and every day out here is something different and exciting! If you would like a full job description or would like to email a resume and cover letter, please email Leslie Gilmore, executive director, at leslieg@varietytexas.org with the subject "Program Facilitator". Additionally you can call 254-554-5555 with questions. We are looking to fill the job as soon as possible but the deadline to submit your cover letter and resume is September 19, 2014. Can't wait to meet you!

YOUTH ACTIVITIES COUNSELOR - DISNEY
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. Watch Video. To apply, contact: Cast-A-Way Cruise & Resort Hiring Agency Email: nicola@cast-a-way.com Website: https://cast-a-way.com To learn more about Disney Cruise Line opportunities, visit: www.dcljobs.com

ACTIVITY STAFF/LIFEGUARDS/KIDS CLUB STAFF – SAIPAN
Round Trip Airfare To and From Saipan. On Site Shared Living. Three Buffet Meals A Day. Have your attention yet??? Pacific Islands Club, Saipan is looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals to assist in the Sports Entertainment and Activities Department (S.E.A.) PIC's CLUBMATES are the hotel’s ambassador of fun! If you have previous camp experience, keep reading... Responsibilities include assisting with the Kids Club program, lifeguarding, teaching a wide variety of sports (tennis, windsurfing, sailing, wall climbing, beach volleyball...), participating in our nightly activity and dance shows as well as teaching various activities (water polo, water volleyball, water aerobics, and mini golf just to name a few...). Attractive compensation package for a six month contract includes hourly wage plus OT, full medical benefits, shared on-site housing, meals and round trip air transportation. Email glenn.policare@picsaipan.com for an application package. Resort information: www.picresorts.com. APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS A VALID US PASSPORT.

 

ADMINISTRATION

*EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - ALABAMA
www.livingriver.org Living River is seeking an Executive Director to be responsible for leading the development, implementation and oversight of all programs, facilities, business operations, fund raising and marketing activities in fulfillment of the organization’s mission, strategies and objectives. Living River is:• A new 440-acre camp and conference center• Home of the Cahaba Environmental Center • Bounded on three sides by four and one-half miles of the Cahaba River, one of the most ecologically diverse rivers in the US• Located one-hour south of Birmingham, Alabama• Scheduled to be ready for occupancy Spring 2015• Owned and operated as a separate not-for-profit corporation that has received 501(c)(3) status from the IRS as a supporting organization of the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley. Living River will focus on traditional youth and adult camping throughout the year and weekly environmental education youth camps during the school year at the Cahaba Environmental Center (CEC), an integral part of Living River. Contact: Send cover letter and resume, including compensation history, to: Search Committee - Living River Executive Director LivingRiverED@aol.com

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - ARIZONA
The YMCA of Southern Arizona is looking for an experienced Executive Director to make the Camp experience a safe and memorable one for returning and new summer campers and retreat groups. Nestled in the Catalina Mountains in Oracle, Arizona you will experience a desert climate in summer and snow in winter. As the key leader responsibilities will include budget development, fiscal management and control, financial development, management of facilities, grounds and equipment, program development and operations, promotion and marketing, volunteer leadership development, strategic planning, personnel administration, board/staff development, and risk management. This position requires sound administrative and supervision skills. Requirements: 4 year college degree with at least 3 years professional camp management experience. This is a full time, exempt, year round position. Longer job posting at tucsonymca.org. The incumbent is required to live in onsite housing. Send resume, cover letter, salary history, and contact information for 3 professional and 1 personal reference by September 30 to recruiter@tucsonymca.org. (ACA Accredited)

DIRECTOR - CALIFORNIA
“We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.” Dr. Seuss. Director sought, reporting to executive director. Small camp (95 campers), extremely successful, nonprofit, longest staff training in the country (3.5 weeks), & extensive development before camp and during it. Significant mentoring experience of adults required, with an informed philosophical base. A passionate learner. Very high emotional intelligence. Demonstrated leadership. We operate on a structure of flat hierarchy, consensus and intention with every action. Idleness, procrastination, anger, frustration, and worry are not your friends; you’re confident, responsible, effective, personable and passionate – you’re quirky, thoughtful, self-assured and playful. You’re another star in the constellation of Augusta, and we’ve been missing you. Come be our next Gandolf, Dumbledore or Yoda. Come be part of the adventure - email us at randall@campaugusta.org to start your journey. 530-265-3702. Have a fantabulous day! “What you seek is seeking you.” – Rumi

DIRECTOR - COLORADO
JOB TITLE: CAMP SHAI AND YOUTH PROGRAMS DIRECTOR Responsible for providing overall leadership and vision for the JCC Youth Programs department and Camp Shai. Work collaboratively with Camp Shai and Youth Programs Assistant Director, as well as the entire JCC Family, Youth, Children and Camp team to support children and families as they grow in JCC programming. Inspire and lead in an innovative way, adapting to the characteristics and varying needs of individuals and situations. Actively strive to realize the Jewish values in the everyday experiences and relationships that exist in camp and the department’s programs. Ensure the financial stability of Camp Shai and youth programs by maximizing enrollment and monitoring the allocation of financial resources. Oversee the creation, implementation and management of year-round programs for school-aged children, teens and Camp Shai. For full job description please go to: http://www.jccdenver.org/about/employment/ To apply please send a resume and cover letter to cblanke@jccdenver.org

SENIOR CAMP DIRECTOR - INDIANA
Since 1952, the URJ’s Camps have provided tens of thousands of children with the best combination of a residential summer camping experience in a vibrant Reform Jewish living and learning environment. At our camps, Judaism’s rich history and culture are lived every day. Our staff encourages the growth of Jewish values in each of our campers and our programming is carefully created to nurture a positive Jewish identity through all that we do. The Union for Reform Judaism's Goldman Union Camp Institute (GUCI), located near Indianapolis, Indiana, is seeking a senior camp director who possesses a vision for ensuring that the camp continues to be an inspiring environment for Jewish living, learning and identity building. Full description with duties and qualifications: http://urj.org/about/union/jobs/?syspage=announcement&item_id=114080 Salary is commensurate with experience and skill level. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to careers@urj.org. (ACA Accredited)

SENIOR PROGRAM DIRECTOR - INDIANA
Join a team that has produced a summer camp program with excellent retention, wait lists and a culture of mission-driven programs where the staff live out the motto 'I am third', putting God first, others second, and yourself third. We strive to create an environment that makes it possible to experience life change through the art of building relationships. We are looking for a dynamic, creative leader who will be responsible for the development and oversight of programs at Camp Crosley YMCA. The Senior Program Director will be responsible for program: development and quality, design and promotion, implementation and execution, staff development and supervision, financial operation in accordance with the Branch and Association goals, objectives and policies Minimum Requirements: This position requires a bachelor's degree in a field related to camping or its equivalent in work experience. The applicant must have 2-4 years of previous full time supervisory experience within the camping industry and broad knowledge and experience in the field of camping. Knowledge of the American Camping Association (ACA) guidelines is preferred. Newly renovated 3br 2ba home, Generous paid time off, insurance, paid retirement. Richard@campcrosley.org. (ACA Accredited)

LEADERSHIP STAFF - FLORIDA
Seacamp is a year round, nonprofit, marine science and SCUBA education program located in the Florida Keys. Seacamp offers residential programs for youth through adult groups from September through May. June through August, we offer a residential camp for 12-17 year olds and a Daycamp program for 10-13 year olds. Our management positions require excellent communication, supervisory skills, sound judgment, initiative, and flexibility. These positions manage the day to day operation, year round. Applicants must be organized, detail-oriented and have strong computer skills. Applicants should have a background in risk management as well as hospitality services. Applicants should have 2-5 years of camp experience in a supervisory role, teaching experience and a college degree. Boat handling experience, strong swimmer and SCUBA skills preferred. Leadership staff assist with recruiting, hiring and training program staff for each of our three seasons. Responsibilities include motivating, supervising, and counseling staff and participants. Maintain ACA accreditation standards. To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, transcripts and three professional references to seacamp66@yahoo.com, attention: Hiring Coordinator. (ACA Accredited)

*EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - KANSAS
The Tall Oaks Christian Camping Center is seeking an experienced camp/retreat center Executive Director. This full service camp/retreat center serves over 300 groups and 8000 guests annually. You may email jobsearch@kcdisciples.org. for a full job description or to send in your resume'. Check out the facility online at www.talloaks.org Owned and operated by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ of Greater KC www.kcdisciples.org. (ACA Accredited)

*SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR/OUTDOOR PROGRAM MANAGER - MAINE
Girl Scouts of Maine has an immediate opening for a talented, dynamic director at Camp Pondicherry in Bridgton, in Maine’s beautiful Lakes Region, 1 hr north of Portland. ACA accredited. This key year-round position directs summer resident and day-camp programs, council activities and events through the year. Our director must have a passion for girl development and camp along with initiative, energy, creative problem solving skills and a collaborative orientation, with proven success as a camp leader particularly with camper retention and skills progression programming. Responsible for delivery of an excellent camp experience including seasonal staff recruitment, training, program development, budgeting, planning, promotion and marketing of the camp experience, and volunteer development. Off season base is at GSME Service Center in South Portland, ME. Collaborates with other council departments to deliver the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. Summer on-site housing provided. Salary negotiable; based on experience. Excellent benefits. Min experience: Bachelor’s or equivalent, 2 yrs experience in camping administration, excellent communication skills. Cover letter & resume to campdirectorposting@gsmaine.org by Oct 17, 2014. (ACA Accredited)

*CAMP DIRECTOR - MARYLAND
Camp is in Pennsylvania- The camp director will be a reflective practitioner who thinks imaginatively, works collaboratively, and implements systematically a vision for camp that best fulfills its mission: to inspire campers and staff to grow as individuals and build Jewish communities through meaningful challenges and shared experiences. He/she will be committed to an ongoing process of growth and development in all aspects of camp life, while honoring camp traditions. The camp director will employ strategic thinking and develop mutually respectful relationships with campers, parents, summer staff, and colleagues that, together, enable excellence to be achieved. He/she will be responsible for managing human and financial resources, as well as creating plans for effective marketing that contribute positively to the recruitment and retention of campers and staff. • 5+ years of full-time management in Jewish overnight camping• Bachelor’s degree required / Master’s degree preferred• Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. • The camp director is supervised by the agency’s chief executive officer. • Interested candidates are encouraged to request a complete job description by emailing jonah@campandretreat.org by September 30th. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP DIRECTOR - MINNESOTA
Camp Winnebago, Caledonia, Minnesota, is located on Winnebago Creek in the wooded heart of beautiful bluff country. Currently, Camp has an opening for a full time Camp Director and is seeking a highly motivated individual with a passion for being in service to campers (adults & children) with special needs. This position includes the development, implementation, oversight and administration of summer camp as well as leading and expanding the organizations reach, growing its revenues, clientele and programming. Essential to this position is managing the Camps fiscal operations. The Director is responsible for interviewing and hiring staff for summer and potentially year round programming. Compensation depends on experience and includes on-site housing and benefits. Health Insurance stipend. Bonus opportunities. Applications accepted until September 26th or until position is filled. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to mary.marchel@co.houston.mn.us, or Mary Marchel, 611 Vista Drive, Caledonia, MN 55921. (ACA Accredited)

*CAMP DIRECTOR - MISSOURI
The faces, the smiles, the magic! Wonderland Camp at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri is a place for everyone, no matter their ability level. For 45 years Wonderland Camp has given campers with disabilities the "time of their lives" at week-long summer camp or weekend fall camp. Our mission is to provide an outdoor camping experience, offer respite care for families, and give professional training to college-aged staff. The Camp Director will be responsible for all aspects of the camp experience including recruiting and managing seasonal staff, developing camper programs, and being the visible leader of camp while it's in session. Salary and housing at the camp plus other benefits are available to the hired individual. If this sounds like an experience you would like to be a part of, check out our website, www.wonderlandcamp.org/work.asp. Email cover letter and resume to the Executive Director, jason@wonderlandcamp.org, if you wish to apply. Please submit information by October 24th, 2014.

DIRECTOR - NEBRASKA
We are on the search for the next Camp Director who is up to the challenge of helping us rebuild our camp after the 2012 fire. Currently the lodge and 3 of the older cabins are up and running. In addition 2 new cabins should be completed by Oct. 1. This is position is an unique opportunity to help the site council start fresh and rebuild the camp as well as programing. There are plans to continue to rebuild, plant trees, complete landscaping, blaze new trails, rekindle relationships in town, and work with the college and other volunteers do develop the camp into a host site for many different community and college events as well as become one of the top notch Great Plains UMC Camps. Ready for Adventure and ready to make a difference to this community? Then this is the right position for you. Housing is provided, benefits, salary range $30,000 - $35,000. Accepting Resumes until Sept. 20th. Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 letter of references to sshaw@greatplainsumc.org. (ACA Accredited)

*PROGRAM DIRECTOR - NEVADA
Galilee is owned and operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Nevada and is located on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe. The camp offers 8 weeks of program during the summer, including week-long sessions for youth ages 7-17 and two Family Camps. Galilee operates as a retreat center the rest of the year. Galilee is hiring a full-time Program Director who is responsible for the oversight of all programs including the summer camping program, the Galilee programs offered fall, winter, spring, and any off-site programming. The Program Director is also responsible for marketing of programs and the retreat center, web site design and maintenance, camp registration, the ACA accreditation process, etc. Applicants should be familiar with the Episcopal Church and be comfortable working within a religious setting, although applicants are not required to be Episcopalian. The position begins in November, 2014, although a later start date is possible. Room and board is provided in addition to an annual salary of $18,000 - $22,000, DOE. Also provided is health insurance, including dental, and pension. Please send all inquiries to Stuart Campbell, Executive Director at stuart@galileetahoe.org or call 775 250-8309. The website is www.galileetahoe.org. Closing date for applications is October 15th, 2014 (ACA Accredited)

*CAMP DIRECTOR - NEW ENGLAND
Camp director wanted for a premier private boys sleep-away camp in New England. The director is responsible for providing overall leadership and setting the vision for the camp. The director will oversee the entire camp operation including camper recruitment, staff hiring and training, parent communication and managing a year-round team. Must have at least 3 years previous experience working full time in a director or assistant director capacity at a summer camp (resident camp environment preferred). Qualified applicants must also have a Bachelor’s degree, exceptional verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work well in both an individual and team environment, superior customer service skills, and a passion for youth development! Compensation includes salary, benefits, and room and board while at camp. Please email resumes to: campdirector1@gmail.com. (ACA Accredited)

*EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - NEW JERSEY
The Camp Mason Board seeks a visionary leader who will lead the YMCA forward and build upon past success. This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated and cause-driven professional to work closely with the Board and key stakeholders. Camp Mason seeks to be a premier independent YMCA camp with strong enrollment and a positive impact on the lives of children, staff and participants that it serves. Candidates must have a solid business acumen, good judgment, and exceptional leadership skills. In addition, they must have a proven track record that demonstrates an ability to successfully implement and promote the camp’s services and programs to the broader camp community, assess the camp’s physical and program needs, develop new programs, raise funds through annual & capital campaigns, develop and manage staff, work with a YMCA board that focuses on strategic issues rather than operational issues and connect and build relationships among the camp’s alumni. Solid program development and innovation are critical areas for the new CEO and to the YMCA’s success. Apply on-line only at: http://tinyurl.com/campmason-ymca-ceo Application Deadline: October 1, 2014For more info: http://www.campmason.org/ (ACA Accredited)

*ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp seeks an assistant director for our co-ed Jewish sleep away camp for children ages 7-16. Berkshire Hills is a values based Jewish camp focusing on eight core values; integrity, respect, joy, spirit, acts of loving kindness, repairing the world, nature and the connection of friends. Berkshire Hills is set on 640 beautiful acres on the NY/CT/MA border with a winter office in New York City. The Assistant Camp Director will lead camper recruitment and engagement efforts during the year, supervise unit heads and counseling staff in the summer and serve as a member of the Berkshire Hills leadership team. To apply please e-mail a resume, cover letter and salary history to adam@bhecamp.org. Salary commensurate with experience. (ACA Accredited)

*ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR - NORTH CAROLINA
Assistant Camp Director – Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina Marine Science Surf Camp is seeking a full-time year-round Assistant Camp Director. This position reports directly to the Camp Director. The primary responsibilities include; supervising and working with program coordinators to execute our overall vision and high company standards; coordinating travel programs, assisting in hiring, training and leading full-time and seasonal staff; fostering an environment of excellence in customer-service; sales, marketing strategies, budget planning and overall operations, while building long-term relationships with our campers and families. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree with at least 3 years of professional camp management experience. Proven experience with program and curriculum development and coordination. Send resume & cover letter to Will Ahlers at info@wbsurfcamp.com. Check us out at www.wbsurfcamp.com & www.seaturtlecamp.com.

CENTER DIRECTOR - NORTH CAROLINA
Due to the busy summer season which may have restricted those who wanted to apply for this position, but didn't have the time, the NC UM Camp and Retreat Ministries is extending the deadline for application submissions to September 15, 2014.  Don Lee Camp & Retreat Center is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated person to serve as Center Director to advance its mission of inviting children, youth & adults to discover, reconnect & celebrate God & His creation through Jesus Christ. Don Lee is nestled on 55 acres on the Neuse River in Arapahoe, NC. The Center Director is responsible for managing all aspects of camp operations as well as fund raising. The Center Director will work with the Executive Director, Administrative Office and other Center Directors to promote camp & retreat ministries and contribute to overall ministry objectives. The ideal candidate is grounded in Christian faith consistent with UMC beliefs, has a 4 year college degree, has camp management experience, possesses excellent communication & organizational skills and thrives in a team environment. Compensation is dependent on experience & includes on-site housing & benefits. Send resume, references, cover letter & statement of faith to dail@ncumcamps.org. (ACA Accredited)

CENTER DIRECTOR - NORTH CAROLINA
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University seeks a full-time Center Director to provide leadership at the Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center, located in Reidsville, NC in Rockingham County beginning January 1, 2015. Position requires a Bachelor’s degree. For further information or to apply, go to http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/41562. You can also apply by going to https://jobs.ncsu.edu and “search vacancies” for position number 00104217. Please attach a CV, cover letter, and names of three references. AA/EOE. ADA accommodations: Call 919.513.3809. NC State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NC State University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact (departmental contact name, email, and phone/fax). NC State University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their experience, research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. (ACA Accredited)

*CONFERENCE CENTER DIRECTOR - NORTH CAROLINA
Lake Logan Conference Center Director www.Lakelogan.org Job Responsibilities: Works closely with the Lake Logan Board of Directors and their designated committees to develop and implement a business plan for Lake Logan Conference Center (“LLEC”). Ensure clear and accurate monthly financial reporting in accordance with GAAP to the Lake Logan Board of Directors and the Diocesan Controller. Works with LLEC Board to identify target markets and prepare strategies to generate prospects. Ensures that LLEC services are of exceptional quality and cost-justified. Work closely with the Director of Camp Henry to ensure a safe and effective summer camp environment. Knowledge and Requirements: A committed Christian with high ethical and moral principles; A conference professional with current knowledge and experience in modern not – for profit leadership; A positive attitude and the ability to strengthen the interface with the Diocese while creating a positive culture within the conference center staff; Able to relate pleasantly and positively to a broad cross section of personalities. Please send resumes to: treasurer@diocesewnc.org. Applications will be accepted through September 30, 2014. See full job description at www.diocesewnc.org (ACA Accredited)

*PROGRAM DIRECTOR - OREGON
YMCA of Columbia-Willamette (Portland, OR) is looking for a dynamic, energetic, dedicated, experienced camping professional who under the guidance of the Executive Director will lead and oversee the summer camp programs of YMCA Camp Collins on a year-round basis. The Program Director should have a proven track record in developing, growing, managing and delivering a variety of high quality resident camping programs. This position requires an individual who is experienced at developing innovative programs, successful at fundraising, managing budgets in excess of $500,000 and has experience in developing staff teams. You must be to work autonomously within the YMCA Christian values of Love, Respect, Honesty, Responsibility and Service. For a full Job Description go to www.ymcacw.org/careers . Send resumes and cover letter to Willard Burks, 3001 SE Oxbow Parkway, Gresham, OR 97080, fax to 503-663-2323 or wburks@ymcacw.org . Application must be received by September 25, 2014. (ACA Accredited)

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - PENNSYLVANIA
An Assistant Director at Harlam is afforded the respect of the entire camp community, and is hired with the expectation that they will develop into an exceptional professional in the field. Physical Requirements: • During working hours, must be able to be present in off-season office. • Must be able and available to travel, when needed. • Must be present at camp during the summer.
Participation in professional development programs, including annual conferences and gatherings, is expected. Minimum Qualifications: • Undergraduate degree required. • Significant experience in a camp environment and knowledge of Jewish camp trends and practices is strongly preferred. • Prior success in a professional setting is required, and experience within a leadership role is preferred. • The ability to work independently and proactively, as well as capacity for effective written and verbal communications, is required. • Familiarity with Judaism and Jewish education (formal and/or informal) is highly desirable. • A positive outlook, winning smile, firm handshake and high level of enthusiasm for making a difference in the lives of Jewish children, adults and families is an asset. careers@urj.org. (ACA Accredited)

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - PENNSYLVANIA
Camp Weequahic, a private traditional sleep-away camp located in NE Pennsylvania is currently seeking a full-time, year-round Assistant Director. (www.weequahic.com) Responsibilities during the off season include assisting in all aspects of staff recruitment and administration, assisting the Director with all aspects of current and potential camper recruiting, and developing Pre- and Post Camp group business. Summer responsibilities will include all Camper and Staff travel coordination, Camp Tours, assisting in the management of Pre and Post Camp groups, and directing all aspects of camp ‘back of the house’ operations. Qualified applicants must have two years of full time residential camp experience, a Bachelor’s degree, exceptional organizational skills, superior customer service skills, and the passion to do whatever it takes for our campers, families, and staff members. Compensation includes salary, benefits, and room and board while at camp. Please email resumes to: info@weequahic.com. (ACA Accredited)

DIRECTOR OF AUXILIARY PROGRAMS - PENNSYLVANIA
Westtown School has an immediate opening for a FT, 12-mo., Director of Auxiliary Programs. Director oversees a department that raises significant revenue, leverages Westtown’s campus & positively exposes the School to the outside community. Westtown's Auxiliary Programs Dept includes summer camps & campus rentals, lower & middle after school programs, Science Institute, Aquatics Program, Ropes Course Program, & school store & snack bar. Directors of each of these programs will report to the Director of Auxiliary Programs. Responsibilities of this position include pursuing and overseeing all aspects of year round campus rentals (fee structure, calendar, tracking of expenses and revenue, and the hiring and support of professional staff), redesigning Westtown's Summer Programs based on recommendations from a consultant, and supporting all programs and rentals during the summer months. Strong budget/financial mgmt, computer, communications, interpersonal, and organizational skills, & 3-5 years of supervisory experience required. Bachelor's degree & marketing experience required. Full job description at www.westtown.edu/employment . Send cover letter, resume, & list of references to L. Jay Farrow at employment@westtown.edu.

ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR/ PROGRAM SPECIALIST - TENNESSEE
Create year-round outdoor program activities that meet diverse girls’ needs and interests and respond to the developmental needs of girls at various age levels.§Assist Camp Director with summer resident camp at Camp Sycamore Hills. §Work with the Program Team to ensure that outdoor program includes resident camping, troop camping, specialty camping, contemporary issues, and high adventure activities and direct and manage these program experiences.§Assist Camp Director with the supervision of all seasonal and camp-related program staff and volunteers including recruitment, selection, placement, development, and release.§In cooperation with camp team ensure that camp facilities meet established standards before, during, and after camp sessions. Coordinate and work with the site manager to identify and resolve property issues and needs. §Promote a positive work environment and high staff morale through staff communication and staff development activities; ensure that a balanced level of activity is maintained.§Assist with the development and implementation of programs through out the year. Education/Experience Required:§ Associates degree required; Bachelors degree preferred, related work experience may be substituted for degree.§ Minimum of 2 years in a leadership/administration role in summer camp with experience supervising staff. § Experience hosting and running short term programs. pself@gsmidtn.org

PROGRAM INTERN - TEXAS
Cross Trails Ministry is seeking 5 Interns to serve from August of 2014 to May of 2015. Interns will provide Christian hospitality and program support for year round retreats and summer camp. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age (preference given to those with a college degree or in their senior year) and have a heart for outdoor ministry. These positions are designed for applicants to gain field experience in year round outdoor ministry including both programmatic and practical application skills. Two programmatic intern positions are available at Lutheran Camp Chrysalis, located in Kerrville, TX, that will implement retreat hosting and hospitality as well as development of summer curriculum. Two Intern positions are available at Ebert Ranch, located in Harper. One programmatic intern will implement retreat hosting and hospitality as well as development of summer curriculum. In addition, the second position will have a focus on the horse program including riding and care of the 10 horses on site. A maintenance focused Intern will assist at both Chrysalis and Ebert in maintaining the grounds and facilities.  This is a paid internship. To apply please send a resume to info@crosstrails.com. (ACA Accredited)

SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR - TEXAS
Camp Cho-Yeh, a not-for-profit Christian Camp and Conference Center in Livingston, Texas is seeking a new Summer Camp Director to grow and develop our summer camp ministry. This is a full-time, year-round position with the overall responsibility for Cho-Yeh’s summer camp program. As an integral part of the management team, this position reports directly to the CEO. The primary responsibility of this position includes; working with the management team to cast and execute overall vision of the summer camp ministry; hiring, training and leading the full-time & seasonal summer staff team of over 200 high school and college students; fostering a culture of excellence in customer-service; overseeing sales, marketing strategies, budget planning and operations of the summer camp department; and building long-term relationships with camper families. Send resume to: employment@cho-yeh.org Visit www.cho-yeh.org/employment for more details. (ACA Accredited)

SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM DIRECTOR - TEXAS
Under the guidance of the executive director, this position is responsible for marketing, planning, developing, supervising, and coordinating a high quality summer resident camp program. In addition, this position is responsible for developing community awareness for YMCA Camp Flaming Arrow through marketing, promotions, and events in the local communities of Kerr county and surrounding areas. Additionally, in order to meet the needs of all programs at YMCA Camp Flaming Arrow, the incumbent is required to live on-site and will be provided with camp housing. This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in recreation, education, or related field. 3 years of YMCA experience is preferred. Experience in resident camp program operation and staff supervision as well as program development and implementation of program for participants of all ages. Salary: $28,000-36,000/year plus housing. For more information and to apply visit www.ymcasatx.org and click on Employment. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP PROGRAM - VIRGINIA
The Reston Association is currently seeking a Camp Program Manager to direct the activities of camp programs including staffing, training, program planning and implementation, facility scheduling, licensing, and preparation and management of the program budget. This position manages 12 summer seasonal supervisors who supervise a total of approximately 80-100 seasonal employees. For more information and to apply, please go to http://careers.reston.org. Resumes may be attached but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application. Reston Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace offering competitive pay and a rich benefits package. We are the proud recipients of the Northern Virginia CARE Award, which recognizes companies committed to the integration of family-friendly and work/life balance policies. In 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, Reston Association was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of the "Healthiest Employers" in the metro-DC area. This award honors companies that are leading the way in workplace wellness through initiatives, resources and education to promote the health and well-being of employees.

DIRECTOR OF CAMP PROGRAMS - WISCONSIN
Camp Whitcomb/Mason, the oldest Boys & Girls Club camp in the country, is seeking a dynamic individual to lead our Program Department which includes resident camp, day camp and year-round user group programs! The successful candidate will have an outstanding work ethic, passion for youth service, dedication to customer service and a desire to grow the number children and groups that we serve. For More Information & To Apply Go Here: www.boysgirlsclubs.org. Job Description: Under the direction of the Executive Director of Camp Whitcomb/Mason, the Program Director will be responsible for living on-site and overseeing the daily management and leadership of all Resident Camp Programs; supervision of the Day Camp Coordinator with oversight of Day Camp Program and oversight and management of User Group programming. This includes program development and promotion, camper and staff recruitment, program implementation and evaluation, staff scheduling and supervision, and financial operation in accordance with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee’s goals, objectives and policies. Contact Sarah Resch, SarahR@boysgirlsclubs.org or 262-538-1190 for more information. (ACA Accredited)

 

FOOD SERVICES

COOK / FOOD SERVICE MANGER - FLORIDA
Circle F Dude Ranch Camp is a traditional summer camp that hosts up to 210 campers per each of its four sessions. Our camp consists of 500 acres of pristine Florida wilderness with its own private 42 acre lake. We offer programs in high adventure, waterfront, horseback riding, theater, tumbling, arts and crafts, photography, climbing, teambuilding, and other traditional camp programming. Learn more at www.circlefduderanchcamp.com. Circle F is seeking a full time Food Service Manger to supervise and manage the kitchen operations at the Camp. This includes menu planning, ordering and inventory, cooking, and kitchen staff scheduling. The Food service manager will be viewed as the lead manager in the kitchen and responsible for all operations within. The cook/ food manager is a leader and example for campers, guest, and staff. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have experience cooking in a traditional sleep away camp setting or large group institutional setting. Cook must also be capable of speaking with and interacting with guest, campers and staff in a professional and polite manner. Have experience managing a team of 5 to 15 kitchen staff. To apply contact: Ben Moss ben@circlefduderanch.com

ASSISTANT FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
Reporting to the Food Service Director, the successful candidate may serve as the department head for culinary operations in the absence of the Food Service Director. Duties include heavy food production of client meals and high level catering functions. Responsible for handling, and preparation; ensure efficient, safe and sanitary food production, and quality presentation. Additional duties may include menu development, inventory, ordering, sanitation and hourly associate management to include hiring, counseling, coaching and development. Additional related duties and special projects as assigned. Degree in Culinary Arts is preferred or equivalent professional experience. Minimum of 3 years of progressive kitchen/management experience. Ability to set up and distribute production sheets. Having excellent supervisory, leadership, training, management and coaching skills including being a team player. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Proficient computer skills to include: various computer programs, Microsoft Office programs, e-mail and the Internet, Ability to lift, bend and carry up to 40lbs. Knowledge of safe and sanitary food handling. E-mail office@ramapoforchildren.org. (ACA Accredited)

 

SITE & FACILITIES

MAINTENANCE - KANSAS
Wildwood Outdoor Education Center is a year-round, independent non-profit organization committed to providing diverse youth opportunities to connect with nature and experience hands-on learning. We are currently seeking a Maintenance Director to provide exceptional facility oversight, day-to-day maintenance, customer service for facility use groups, and emergency response. Wildwood is located near La Cygne, KS about 40 miles south of Kansas City. Property assets include 150 acres of woods & grasslands with 2 recreational ponds. A swimming pool, high & low ropes courses, dining hall, year-round learning center, 8 cabins, three staff residences and other program areas. The ideal candidate will bring skills in grounds keeping, plumbing, electrical systems, basic equipment/vehicle repair, natural resource management, preventative maintenance, planning/budgeting and customer service/hospitality. Camp experience is preferred. Hiring range is $28-32,000 annually, and on-site housing is provided. To apply, send resume to Robyn@wildwoodctr.org. For more information, visit www.wildwoodctr.org. No phone calls, please. (ACA Accredited)

FACILITIES MANAGER/CARETAKER - OHIO
Camp Wyandot seeks an individual who is self-motivated, responsible, and extremely handy to operate a residential camp located in the Hocking Hills. Required Qualifications: 1. Experience in construction, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and grounds keeping 2. Ability and desire to work in camp setting, must live in provided housing 3. Comfortable using a computer including email, Microsoft Office and Excel 4. Ability to communicate and work with participating groups and provide necessary instructions to staff and volunteers 5. Visual, auditory, cognitive, and communication ability to plan, conduct, and manage facilities and identify and respond to environmental and other hazards at camp 6. Physical ability to perform all facility functions (includes ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch and lift up to 50 lbs repeatedly) operate equipment, and respond appropriately to situations requiring first-aid 7. Must clear a background check, have a valid driver’s license and be insurable 8. Able to work irregular hours around adults and children. Complete job description at http://www.campwyandot.org/about-us/join-our-staff/ Salary plus housing and some utilities. Send resume/cover letter greg@campwyandot.org. (ACA Accredited)

SITE AND FACILITY DIRECTOR - PENNSYLVANIA
International Sports Training Camp and Trout Lake Retreats is a busy year round camp and retreat facility located in the Pocono Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania. We are currently looking for a Site and Facility Director to join our full time team. Responsibilities include performing year round maintenance and repair on the camp’s existing buildings and grounds. Development and ongoing care of equipment and facilities consistent with the established policies and procedures of the camp. This all-weather position encompasses a wide variety of outdoor and construction tasks, as well as supervising other site and facility staff and external contractors. Experience in construction trades, mechanics, facilities management or camp maintenance preferred. Requirements include having a valid driver’s license and passing all security checks, experience handling power tools and machinery, and the ability to lift 100 lbs. This full time salaried position includes full health benefits and housing. Please visit http://international-sports.com/staff/current-istc-job-openings/ for more information on the position. (ACA Accredited)

*CAMP CARETAKER/SITE MANAGER - TENNESSEE
Crystal Springs Camp, Inc. in Kelso, Tennessee is a church campground owned by the Tennessee Synod of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Our facility serves rental groups from various churches for summer camps and retreats. We strive to foster and maintain a Christian environment for campers to draw closer to God. We are seeking a Christian site manager/camp caretaker who sees this position as not just a job, but a vital role in the camping ministry. The responsibilities of this position include overseeing and maintaining all properties of the camp and also serving as the primary Crystal Springs representative to the groups who rent our facilities. Person must be able to operate the equipment, maintain and make repairs on camp properties. We will post a full job description on our website at www.crystalspringscamp.org. This position offers a salary, health insurance for the employee, and a house on the campground to reside. Interested persons should send resumes and contact Rev. Brent Wills, Camp Director at bwills9185@yahoo.com. (ACA Accredited)

 

OUTSIDE OF CAMP/NOT CAMP RELATED

ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVE/RECRUITER - EAST COAST
NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, CONNECTICUT, MASSACHUSETTS  A study abroad company for high school students is looking (www.goabbeyroad.com) for a Recruiter/Admissions Director to conduct client meetings and follow-ups, boost admissions and student enrollment, increase visibility and local outreach in the assigned areas. There are full-time and part-time opportunities. Pay is based on performance and a salary + commission combination. Some evenings and weekends, and substantial travel are required. Prior experience with sales/student admissions is essential. Responsibilities:• conduct informational meetings and presentations at schools, fairs and private residences• meet students, parents, teachers and high school counselors to present our programs, answer questions and generate sign-ups • cultivate relationships with school educators, administrators, students and parents• distribute promotional materials, spread the word of mouth and otherwise boost marketing and sales• travel to schools, private residences and events in the assigned community and other areas. Requirements:• 5+ years of experience with recruitment and sales. We are looking for people who have experience in sales and marketing. For more information and to apply, email your resume to info@goabbeyroad.com.


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