COUSELOR - ALABAMA
Looking for a new adventure? Come join our team as a counselor in Huntsville, Alabama at Space Camp®! You will inspire young men and women to dream big and to work hard to make those dreams a reality. You are responsible for instructing children of all ages during space shuttle simulators, future spaceflight briefings, exciting classroom activities, and leadership development exercises. Space Camp also offers other camp opportunities during the summer months with Aviation Challenge® Camp, Robotics Camp and our high ropes course.
You must be at least 20 years of age, completed 30 hours of college credit and able to start training on March 10, 2014 or Mid May 2014. Training is an intense but fun filled program that spans your first three weeks of employment. Open availability required (includes day, night and weekend shifts). Paid training, housing and meals provided. Go to http://www.spacecamp.com/HR AA/EOE • Substance Abuse Testing
*ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM MINISTRIES - CALIFORNIA
We’re excited to have you join our team to continue the tradition of 60 years of incredible Camp ministry. Nestled in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains just minutes from Yosemite National Park, Sugar Pine provides exceptional hospitality and programming to 9,000 guests each year. The Assistant Director of Program Ministries will be an integral part of providing the vision and leadership to maintain and grow the Sugar Pine ministry. This is the perfect position for the person that is passionate about sharing the love of Jesus through group camping. Passionate about education; kids, youth, adult and family ministries? You’ll have the opportunity to significantly Impact Lives for Christ.
If you want a career in Christian camping and have the desire and ability to work long, rewarding hours serving others through innovative programming and executive leadership – seek God in determining if Sugar Pine Christian Camps might be the place for you to call home. Impacting lives for Christ through exceptional camping experiences – that’s Sugar Pine.www.sugarpine.org or firstname.lastname@example.org “Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you”
*PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR - CALIFORNIA
Thousand Pines Outdoor School operates on the grounds of the Thousand Pines Christian Camp & Conference Center, which is a 240 acre site located in Crestline, CA at an elevation of 5,000 feet. Program Instructors lead 5th and 6th grade students through a variety of lessons and activities that give them hands on experience in the natural environment, while also developing an appreciation for others through a variety of team building and community oriented activities. We are currently hiring Program Instructors starting in March who possess their bachelor's degree and have a desire to see students grow in an outdoor setting. Hours: Full Time/Seasonal Dates: March 2014 – June 5, 2014
Pay Rate: $80.00/day ($120.00/day when both teaching during the day and supervising a cabin of students overnight) Housing and Meals: Provided at no charge during the workweek and available on weekends for a nominal fee. For an application or more information, please visit our website at: www.thousandpinesoutdoored.com. Contact: Jeremy Rice - Program Manager Phone: (909) 338-8900 ext. 110 Email: email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS/REC ATTENDANTS - COLORADO
Do you have a passion for teaching and ecology/the outdoors? Join a great team of Outdoor Education Instructors at the YMCA of the Rockies: Snow Mountain Ranch, located near Winter Park, Colorado. You'll teach classes in water/alpine ecology, outdoor survival skills, Leave No Trace principles, hike students into an abandoned "gold mine" to teach geology, run team building activities, and lead campfires for students 5th-8th grade. Spring 2014 season training begins April 28th and runs through early June. Should you choose to stay on through the summer, we have positions available at our day camp and in our family programs departments.
COMPENSATION:• Biweekly pay (based on 40 hours/week)• Room (housing includes internet access/heat/water--no bills!--in a dormitory building)• Board (3 tasty buffet style meals 7 days per week)• YMCA of the Rockies membership/use of Y facilities• Employee perks on your days off.TO APPLY:https://apply.coolworks.com/snow-mountain-ranch/job-app.asp?trace_from=smr (Where the application states "Select the positions you are applying for" please select "Programs" and "Rec Attendant/Outdoor Ed Instructor.) QUESTIONS? Contact our HR department at 970-887-2152 x4013. (ACA Accredited)
OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS - COLORADO
Interested in educating our future generations in ecology and environmental systems? Join a wonderful team of Outdoor Education Instructors at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado. You'll teach classes in water ecology, elk ecology, hike students into Rocky Mountain National Park to learn about glaciers, run team building activities, and lead campfires for students 5th-8th grade. Spring 2014 season is March 15 through June 13--Autumn 2014 season is August 9 to November 7--and we are hiring for one or both terms now! (There are also opportunities for the summer to bridge the terms.)
COMPENSATION: In exchange for your work, you'll receive:• Biweekly pay (based on 40 hours/week)• Room (housing includes internet access/heat/water--no bills!--in a dormitory building)• Board (3 tasty buffet style meals 7 days per week)• YMCA of the Rockies membership/use of Y facilities• Great employee perks on your days off.TO APPLY:https://apply.coolworks.com/ymca-estes-park/job-details.asp?JobID=236 QUESTIONS? Contact our HR department at 970-586-3341 x1013. (ACA Accredited)
*DIVERSITY COUNSELOR - CONNECTICUT
Shaping Positive Attitudes about Race and Difference-The Discovery Center an award winning diversity education program is seeking enthusiastic applicants to implement our math, science, language arts, social studies and team building strands with 5th and 6th grade students. We bring together students from urban/rural, suburban areas for a five day residential experience. During this time you will facilitate diverse groups as they learn to live, work and play together while developing an understanding of and respect for cultural and other differences. We offer; Compensation of $325 per week including housing and meals during training and when students are present on camp. 2 weeks staff training.
Weekends off. Applicant Requirements; Previous child-care, camp or teaching experience. Available for employment from March 24th- till May 30th. Accepting of all forms of diversity, passionate about promoting equal opportunities for all and a genuine desire to help make the world a! better place. Application Procedure: Visit our web-site www.discoveringdiversity.com to learn more about our organization. E-mail cover letter detailing interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
*PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR - CONNECTICUT
For over 113 years Camp Jewell YMCA has been at the forefront of providing quality camp programming year round. Serving over 15,000 people per year in team-building, educational, conference, and retreat programs. Come join our program team and provide quality programming both recreational and teambuilding/educational for school, retreat and conference groups. We focus on providing excellent customer service to all clients, and are looking for people who work well as a member of the camp community. Qualifications Must be at least 18 years of age or older. Bachelor's degree or in progress in education, recreation, related field, OR equivalent experience preferred.
Experience or aptitude to work closely with adults and children in a positive, supportive manner. Minimum 6 months experience in camp or related field. Current American Red Cross First Aid and CPR preferred. Lead activities including (but not limited to) archery, arts and crafts, low ropes, high ropes and climbing towers. Will also assist in leading evening programs and work under supervision of assistant camp directors. Summer employment is also an option for those interested. Salary: $348 per week. Room and Board Provided. Apply: https://ghymca.applicantpro.com/jobs/ (ACA Accredited)
PROGRAM GUIDE - HAWAII
Pacific Quest facilitates an environment for teens and young adults to recognize a desire for change. THE MISSION of Pacific Quest is to provide individualized, sustainable, personal development within a safe, structured, experiential and natural environment in a culture of unconditional support and personal responsibility. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Direct experience working with youth. Desire to garden, farm, and use experiential education as a tool for growth.21 years or older Valid CPR/First Aid certification Valid Driver’s license with clean record -Able to pass Background Checkable to pass Drug Test upon arrival DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Psychology, Farming/Agro ecology or Outdoor Education/Leadership, or a minimum of 3 years relevant experience.
Specific experience with “at-risk” youth or within wilderness therapy. CONTACT: To apply: Visit http://www.pacificquest.org/contact-us/employment/job-opportunities/ for our application, some FAQ's and consent forms to be reviewed, filled out and returned. Please note that the consent forms need to be printed, signed and either scanned and emailed to: email@example.com or faxed to 808.443.0412.
OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR (SEASONAL) - INDIANA
YMCA Camp Potawotami is looking for individuals interested in becoming an Outdoor Education Instructor for April 21st - May 30, 2014. YMCA Camp Potawotami primarily serves 4th-6th grade students from Indiana that come to camp for a day or overnight visit. OE Instructors teach living history, environmental, and leadership classes during the day and run living history program and campfire programs in the evenings. Candidates must be friendly, comfortable in the outdoors, and able to teach 1 hour classes to groups of ~15 students.
Candidates must also be at least 18 years old. Compensation is $310/week plus room and board. Please visit http://www.fwymca.org/careers/ to apply today or contact Katie Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
PROFESSIONAL OUTDOOR INSTRUCTOR - INDIANA
SPRING OUTDOOR INSTRUCTORS! Bradford Woods has immediate openings for March 9 – May 31, 2014. We are known internationally as Indiana University’s Outdoor Center. These field instructor positions teach environmental education and facilitate teambuilding to youth and younger adults – mostly 5th grade through some collegiate groups.
We offer $250/week with meals while working, housing, utilities, Wi-Fi, and fitness center, all on a beautiful 2500 acre facility. The full job description as well as application information are posted on our website. Please click on the following link or paste in your browser 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 at email@example.com or phone 765-342-2915. (ACA Accredited)
SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM STAFF - INDIANA
Camp Rancho Framasa is accepting applications for 2014-2015 School Year Program Staff (SYPS). Camp Rancho Framasa is an inclusive, residential camp, located in south central, Indiana. It is operated by the Catholic Youth Organization since 1946. Serving participants of all ages. School Year Program Staff facilitate Outdoor Education (Science & History), Retreats, and Community/Leadership Programming. In addition, SYPS will develop curriculum, visit schools, host guest groups and participate in professional development workshops. Applicants must have a college degree, camp experience, an interest in working with participants in the outdoors and a strong desire to live in community.
We hope you will consider joining our welcoming and faith filled community. Start date: August 3, 2014. Visit: www.campranchoframasa.org for more information and an online application. Questions? Email Angi at firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR - MICHIGAN
YMCA Camp Copneconic is looking for Program Instructors who are passionate about teaching others their love for the out of doors! Instructors will facilitate programs for Outdoor Education School Groups as well as Youth & Adult Retreat Groups. Courses fall into one of the following categories: Environmental Discovery (Stream Study, Reptiles & Amphibians, etc.) Adventure & Cooperative Learning (High and Low Ropes, Giant Swing, & Zip Lines) Recreational Fun (Canoeing, Kayaking, Archery, etc.) Touching Nature (GPS Orienteering, Fire Building, etc.) and Historical & Cultural Lessons (History of Michigan, Pioneer Crafts, etc.) Training for each of these areas is provided.
We are looking for applicants for the fall season (positions will begin September 3rd) with possibilities of winter, spring & summer employment. Salary is $296.00/ week; room and board included. Please apply online at: www.campcopneconic.org or email resume to: email@example.com. YMCA Camp Copneconic is nestled on 700 acres of woods, lake and fields in Fenton, Michigan. We are looking for Program Instructors who are passionate about teaching others their love for the out of doors!
CHALLENGE COURSE DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
What You’ll Do: Work with 8,000 children, and young adults. Facilitate & lead outdoor adventure-based, community building retreats for groups of youth and adults. Lead icebreakers, teambuilding activities and leadership development exercises. Manage all outdoor activities: lead hikes, facilitate ropes courses, build campfires, and facilitate climbing walls. Live with and serve as a mentor, role model and job coach to a young adult with learning differences. What you’ll Gain: Develop exceptional team-building, leadership and management skills. Receive state of the art training in program planning and group management of the kind. Ramapo provides to over 10,000 teachers and youth service professionals in NYC. Qualifications: 3 years extensive challenge/ropes course facilitation experience, both high and low elements.
2 years’ experience supervising staff; demonstrated experience with high element rescue techniques. Experience in youth development, special education, and/or adventure education is a plus. Includes room & board, paid vacation & health benefits. Learn more about Ramapo for Children and apply now by visiting: www.ramapoforchildren.org/ramayear or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
HEAD OF WATERFRONT - NEW YORK
The Head of Waterfront/Water Safety Instructor must have five years' experience as a lifeguard, swimming instructor or head lifeguard at a acceptable aquatic facility OR has completed additional aquatics management or supervision training from a nationally recognized aquatics organization. REQUIREMENTS: American Red Cross Lifeguard certification, American Red Cross WSI Swim Instructor Certification, American Red Cross Community First Aid and Safety, American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent Certifications in above areas.
Five years' experience as a lifeguard, swimming instructor or head lifeguard at a acceptable aquatic facility OR has completed additional aquatics management or supervision training from a nationally recognized aquatics organization. HOW TO APPLY: Visit our website at www.greenchimneys.org and follow the Careers link to our online application page. An online application must be completed for this job.
RESIDENT SEASONAL EDUCATOR - NEW YORK
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: lead various groups in adventure/nature based activities (i.e. teambuilding activities, low/high rope challenges, interpretive hikes, and ecology based programs), staffing/coordinating evening programs when needed, program coordination with resident educators, upkeep of program materials/program areas, assist with special with special programs/events. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Education, Science, Biology, or related field preferred.
Must be able to work outdoors and have a familiarity in outdoor recreation and natural sciences as well as previous experience working with diverse populations. CPR, Lifeguard, or Advanced Wilderness Training a plus! Staff will earn $320/week plus room, board and meals. HOW TO APPLY: Please visit our website at www.greenchimneys.org and follow the Careers link to the online application portal. Applicants must complete an online application to be considered for this position.
*CHALLENGE COURSE MANAGER - OKLAHOMA
New Life Ranch, a growing summer camp and retreat center in the beautiful foothills of the Ozark mountains, is looking for a person or couple to join our ministry family and lead our Challenge Course Ministry team. The ideal candidate will have leadership skills, a ministry mindset, and a passion for serving the Lord through experiential education. Self-motivated, organized and creative will also describe the ideal candidate. Education and experience: NLR Challenge Course Manager candidate should be a college graduate and/or have sufficient experience in camping and/or ministry experience and possess the Challenge Course Manager Certification through ACCT.
Benefits: This position is classified as a full time NLR Missionary Employee and raising partial personal support is expected. Housing allowance, insurance and retirement provided with partial salary and support. More information can be found at http://www.newliferanch.com/employment.html. Send resume to Sam Moreton, Director of Outdoor Ministries, email@example.com, 918-422-5506. (ACA Accredited)
*EDUCATION DIRECTOR - OKLAHOMA
At Loughridge our mission is to provide a quality, year-round, inter-g program & facility in a rustic, natural environment for the promotion of Christian growth and spiritual renewal. We have a unique ministry opportunity because we are located in Tulsa, about 20 minutes or less from the populations we serve. This full-time, exempt position performs the complex work of developing, staffing, managing and promoting the experiential educational programs as they primarily relate to creation education (Outdoor Classroom) and the ropes course. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Teaching nature related lessons to various age groups, facilitating ropes course activities, designing curriculum and activities, recruiting and managing volunteers and staff, marketing programs, preparing and monitoring budgets, maintaining inventories, conserving and restoring natural environment and habitat.
Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University in Education, Environmental Science or a related degree, at least 3 years of experience in a camp environment, First Aid/CPR/AED training, ACCT Certification. Send resume and cover letter to Deon Hull at firstname.lastname@example.org (ACA Accredited)
ACTIVITY STAFF/LIFEGUARDS/KIDS CLUB STAFF – SAIPAN
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 email@example.com for an application package. Resort information: www.picresorts.com. APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS A VALID US PASSPORT
LIFEGUARD (SHIP) - SHIPBOARD
DISNEY CRUISE LINE. Responsibilities: Operate water-based recreation spaces – monitor safety, volume and activity around pool areas and sports decks. Assist Port Adventures team Monitor radio communication with Port Adventures Manager. Keep pool areas clean, answer guest questions, enforce policies/rules of rec locations. Assist with Castaway Cay duties. Maintain supplies for daily operation; confirm show readiness, adhere to VSP guidelines. Comply with company policies/procedures and ship rules/regulations Participate in Emergency Duties as specified in ship Assembly Plan. Basic Qualifications: Minimum 2 years recent experience in a lifeguard capacity; high-volume pool Ability to pass pre-hire swim test and successfully complete lifeguard training; certification must be maintained throughout contract. High level of fitness; strong swimming skills.
Be at least 21 years of age. Ability to speak, read and write fluent English. Willingness to live and work onboard ships. Be able to work a 7-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off. Adhere to Disney appearance guidelines. Agree to share a cabin Preferred Qualifications: Open water lifeguard experience. Experience with boats, snorkel equipment, etc. To apply, contact our Procurement Ally in your area at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NURSERY COUNSELOR - SHIPBOARD
DISNEY CRUISE LINE. Responsibilities: Interact with/supervise infants & toddles 3 months to 3 years, in onboard daycare center. Facilitate active and relaxed unstructured playtime. Extensively clean nursery spaces. Maintain/ensure cleanliness of nursery according to USPH Participate in Castaway Cay job responsibilities associated with position. Comply with company policies/procedures, along with maritime and ship rules/regulations. Participate in Emergency Duties as specified in ship Assembly Plan. Basic Qualifications: Minimum 2 years recent experience with infants/toddlers in public or private recreation, day care, or camp setting. Experience working with a minimum of 3-5 children at one time. Energetic and self-motivated Relates well to audiences of all ages Be at least 20 years of age.
Be able to speak, read and write fluent English. Willingness to live and work onboard a ship Be able to work a 7-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off. Be able to adhere to Disney appearance guidelines. Agree to share a cabin Preferred Qualifications: Schooling in recreation, education, or related Experience working with special needs children. Bilingual/multilingual Video link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6kHPTmkBmE&list=PLc_MX4EcyttRAHxcgHua-GaF0RDBrReU7&index=1. To apply, contact our Procurement Ally in your area at email@example.com.
YOUTH ACTIVITIES COUNSELOR - SHIPBOARD
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 our Procurement Ally in your area at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ADVENTURE THERAPY FIELD GUIDE - UTAH
SUMMER AND YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES! The Aspiro Group has a passion for working with adolescents and young adults in need of intervention, new direction, and positive change in their lives. Wilderness Adventure Therapy combines clinically sophisticated treatment with outdoor living and adventure activities to treat a wide variety of behavioral and emotional challenges. Adventure Therapy Field Guides will safely instruct and facilitate groups of students on week long expeditions throughout the state of Utah. These therapeutic adventures include rock climbing/rappelling, mountain biking, backpacking, canyoneering, and equine care.
QUALIFICATIONS: At least 21 years old, commit to a full time position (8 days on, 6 days off) through the end of August, First aid and CPR, ability to carry 50+ pounds, ability to drive 15 passenger vans, desire to patiently support and encourage students through building meaningful relationships, ability to be flexible and adaptable, think quickly, and remain calm in stressful situations. DESIRED: Previous experience working with adolescence, professional experience in outdoor activities, WFR or EMT CONTACT: Email cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - ALABAMA
Blue Lake United Methodist Camp is seeking to hire a full time Executive Director. This person will be responsible for managing all aspects of the camp operation, including programming, staff supervision, facilities, financial accountability, fund raising, and Christian hospitality. The Executive Director will report to the Blue Lake Board of Trustees. Blue lake is a 303 acre site in the Conecuh National Forest. It is a year-round operation and hosts religious, educational, and non-profits groups in the S Alabama and NW FL region. Blue Lake has a long history of serving children, youth and adults at its 3 distinctive camping sites.
The ideal candidate will be grounded in Christian faith consistent with beliefs of the United Methodist Church, possess a bachelors degree, have camp management experience, practice Christian hospitality, and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. This special person will thrive in a team environment, and be detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task. Compensation dependent on experience and includes exceptional on-site housing, and benefits. Apply by 3/14/2014 to: Rev. Olivia Poole 100 E Fourth St Prattville, AL 36067 firstname.lastname@example.org
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/PROGRAM AWESOMENESS DIRECTOR/MASTER OF OPERATIONS - CALIFORNIA
You sat there, an emerging professional in the camping industry, hoping for your first (or perhaps second or third) big break. You’re looking for a place that loves children, and beyond that, loves their staff enough to give those 3.5 weeks of training, and pages upon pages of the latest research in Nonviolent Communication, Developmental Psychology and parenting practices. You’re wanting a balance between supporting staff, nurturing campers, and getting wild in an oatmeal fight. You adore reading and writing; blogs, magazines, books – if it can help you to better serve your life-mission; it’s on your nightstand.
Oh yea, you have a life-mission – it burns within your heart like a lighthouse on the shore. 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. So you pick up the phone, call us up, we have a laugh… and together we discover if we fit each other like Silverstein’s missing piece. www.campaugusta.org / email@example.com / 530-265-3702
*SCHOOL AND WEEKDAY RETREAT DIRECTOR - CONNECTICUT
For over 113 years Camp Jewell YMCA has been at the forefront of providing amazing experiences for campers and year round participants alike. We are currently looking for a motivated, dynamic, team player to direct our weekday programming. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Promotion, scheduling and organization for our School, Teambuilding and Parent/Child programs, as well as supervision and training of up to 40 seasonal program staff. Position includes a significant leadership role in summer camp program with a focus on our day camp and clinics (activity areas) as well as supervision of our challenge courses/high ropes. This job requires excellent organizational and communication skills, creativity, and significant experience in camping, recreation or outdoor education. Bachelor's degree preferred.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Experience in camp, outdoor center, environmental education, recreation and/or ropes course programming; Experience in developing and implementing a variety of school, youth, adult, and/or family programs preferred. Creativity, excellent organizational skills, willing to be a team player. Salary: $30,000 - $31,500. Inc Benefits and On Site Housing Apply Online: https://ghymca.applicantpro.com/jobs/ (ACA Accredited)
*SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR - CONNECTICUT
For over 113 years Camp Jewell YMCA has been at the forefront of providing amazing experiences for almost 1500 campers a summer. We are currently looking for a motivated, dynamic, team player to lead our growing traditional summer camp programs. This role will be the face of Camp Jewell YMCA's summer and family camp programs- inspiring staff to provide the best experience possible for our campers, and being the ultimate role model for our campers.
The remainder of the year is focused on developing and enhancing our summer programs as well as recruiting both campers and staff. The role will also lead our 8 family camps that serve over 2500 people a year. Apply Online: http://ghymca.applicantpro.com/jobs/ Salary: $30,000 - $35,000. (ACA Accredited)
*PROGRAM DIRECTOR - INDIANA
Camp Crosley YMCA is seeking a Program Director to supervise their retreats, conferences and family programs. During the summer this position will be in charge of our North Village, a summer program with 100 teens and 22 staff. Experience supervising a challenge course would be a desired strength for this position. QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree preferred, 2 years full time experience in a camp program including staff supervision, challenge course operations and related programs. LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES: Demonstrates the Y’s values, speaks and writes effectively, makes sound judgments and transfers learning from one situation to another.
We have a close team with a long tenure. We are looking for someone to settle in with a successful program that invests in its employees. Camp Crosley has seen increases in enrollment every year of the past 14 with an expansion built in 2008 and a capital campaign in place for a large program expansion in 2015. Salary will match experience and is competitive. Excellent benefits including a new home, great health and disability insurance, generous time off, training plan, 10% paid retirement and the chance to travel. Send resume and cover letter to: Info@campcrosley.org. (ACA Accredited)
OUTDOOR PROGRAM MANAGER - KENTUCKY
The Outdoor Program Manager is responsible for managing and evaluating outdoor programs that meet the Council’s strategic and operational goals for adventure, camp, STEM and other programs and pathways as assigned.1. Develops resources for all outdoor programs (adventure, camp, STEM) to support troops, service units and other council staff across the councils jurisdiction, including all camp properties and other appropriate venues.2. Coordinate council adventure, camp, STEM and other programs to meet council goals.
3. Plan, supervise, and manage the council’s resident and day camp programs.4. Assist Recruitment Specialist to generate leads for recruiting outdoor program volunteers.For questions or to apply please contact Kelly Murphy HR Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 502-636-0900 ext. 24800.
SEASONAL CAMP DIRECTOR - MARYLAND
Camp Grove Point located on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland is seeking a Seasonal Summer Camp Director for both its Day and Resident Camp Program. The camp serves 100 girls entering 1st-12th grade each week for eight weeks. The Director furthers the mission of the camp by providing directorial and supervisory support to the leadership team to ensure fluency in the deliverance of a safe camping season. She works as liaison between the Council and Summer Staff team as well as the primary point of contact between parents and campers on site. It is the Directors responsibility to provide the tools, training and guidance to staff to produce the highest quality program possible.
As well as ensuring the budget is followed by all parties managing elements of the budget. We are seeking applicants who communicate and work with all staff in a productive and collaborative way, participate in all aspects of camp life, including songs, meals, nature hikes, overnight camping trips, activities, campfire, clean-up of camp, and camp closing. Please visit http://www.gscb.org/01_about_us/careers/careers.html for more information and to apply. (ACA Accredited)
*ATHLETICS COORDINATOR - MASSACHUSETTS
Hill House, a nonprofit community center located on Beacon Hill & serving Boston’s diverse downtown neighborhoods, seeks an energetic, enthusiastic leader to serve as Athletics Coordinator. The Athletics Coordinator coordinates & manages all aspects of Hill House’s athletics classes & leagues. He/she will also develop new programming in a continued effort to provide our community with safe, rewarding recreational & educational opportunities. The Athletics Coordinator is a year-round, full-time, 40-hour FLSA Exempt, salaried position with benefits. The Athletics Coordinator works regular office hours; however, scheduled hours shift seasonally to accommodate league play in evenings and weekends in accordance with league scheduling.
The Athletics Coordinator reports to Hill House’s Program Director & works closely with all other staff as he/she directly oversees all aspects of Hill House’s athletics programming. The Athletics Coordinator is the first point of contact for athletics staff & volunteers as well as for athletics participants, their families and the general public. To apply, please send in resume and cover letter to Sarah Strull, Program Director, at email@example.com. http://www.hillhouseboston.org. (ACA Accredited)
DAY CAMP/PROGRAM DIRECTOR - MICHIGAN
Seeking enthusiastic individual who believes in putting character into action through programs which embody honesty, caring, respect and responsibility. Become a member of the program team which serves 8,000 youth annually through day, resident and leadership summer camps, school programs and retreats and conference programs. This position will serve as summer day camp director and will work in the 2013 Eleanor P. Ells award winning program, Integrated Education, bringing character education to our local schools. Summer day camp serves over 1250 campers during a 7 week session. The position requires a bachelors degree and prior supervisory experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and prior experience in supervision is desired. The ability to manage multiple tasks and work with a variety of people and a willingness to be a team player is essential. Competitive salary, retirement, health insurance, life insurance, vacation, personal days, holidays and sick leave. Contact: Karen Christopherson, Associate Camp Director, resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org, 269-731-3041. Visit www.shermanlakeymca.org for more information. (ACA Accredited)
MARKET DIRECTOR - MICHIGAN
SpringHill is seeking a Market Director to work collaboratively with the leadership team to develop, communicate & implement Camp programs within the Detroit Area and for Camp growth overall, while ensuring the integrity & professional image of services are consistent with SpringHill’s mission, vision, purpose & values. Qualifications:• Knowledge of & passion for SpringHilll’s mission & philosophy of ministry• A Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, business administration, youth ministry, or a related field required• 5+ years of experience in church ministry, camp ministry, market development or a similar field• Demonstrated ability in strategic planning, marketing, operations management & leadership of people • A solid understanding of children & youth ministry programming, principles & their applications
• Excellent interpersonal, written & verbal communication skills are required• Have a valid driver’s license & be able to travel extensively within the region • Existing knowledge & strong network relationships with churches in the Market region preferred.View the detailed posting at www.springhillcamps.com in the year round employment section. To apply, submit a resume to email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
HIRING AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER - MICHIGAN
SpringHill is seeking a Hiring & Communications Manager responsible for providing leadership in the recruitment, selection, orientation & on-boarding of ministry personnel, including employees, volunteers & student interns. Performs a variety of administrative & support functions within the Human Resource Department, working closely & cooperatively with Camp program, operation, & support staff. Supports the Director of People & Organizational Development. Works as a member of the Human Resources Team & in other assigned tasks & functions. Qualifications:• Knowledge of & passion for SpringHill’s mission, values & philosophy of ministry
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or equivalent experience is preferred • Minimum of 3 yrs. experience human resources, with SHRM certification preferred • Knowledge of laws, regulations & best practices related to employment policies & practices• Proficient with word processing & spreadsheet software; experience with payroll software preferred• Ability to travel within all regions of SpringHill’s programs & services. View the detailed posting at www.springhillcamps.com in the year round employment section. To apply, submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER - MICHIGAN
SpringHill Camps is seeking a Marketing & Communications Manager to work with our leadership team, designated internal personnel & external consultants to develop, communicate & implement a comprehensive marketing plan that promotes SpringHill & stimulates growth in overnight, day camps, retreats, facility rentals, retail sales & other programs. This position manages communications of SpringHill’s brand, ensuring consistency in tone & presentation, including oversight of: web sites, advertising, signage, social media, publication activities & other communication. Candidates must have a proven track record of implementation, ability to execute tactical plans, a firm grasp of ministry & business principles. Must be a self-starter, a natural leader & able to work effectively within a team environment.
3 yrs. of effective marketing experience with prior ministry experience preferred. A Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication or a related field required. Experience & skills with data analysis, social media, e-marketing, direct mail, retention & referral campaigns essential. View the detailed posting at www.springhillcamps.com in the year round employment section. To apply, submit a resume to email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
*CAMP DIRECTOR - MISSISSIPPI
URJ Henry S. Jacobs Camp seeks an extraordinary individual to be its next Camp Director. About Jacobs: Jacobs is the Reform Jewish Movement’s summer camp serving the Deep South: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Central & Western Tennessee and the Florida Panhandle. The ideal candidate• Engages in life-long Jewish learning in order to serve as a Jewish educational resource in camp;• Maintains constant communication and seek input from the clergy and staff in the camp’s catchment area to maintain an ongoing relationship with the congregations;
• Establishes educational goals in keeping with the mission of the Camp and the URJ to help in strengthening the Reform Movement and its congregations;• Provides program alumni with continuous opportunities to interact with the camp and with their cohort group; • Coordinates the activities of the camp committee and its subcommittees. More info at
http://urj.org/about/union/jobs/?syspage=announcement&item_id=110840. (ACA Accredited)
*PROJECT MANAGER – MO, ME, NY, CO
Seeking Summer Camp experienced individuals who have the experience & resources to make the switch to the vendor side of summer camp business. We are a Chillicothe, MO based summer camp vehicle leasing company & we are seeking a project manager. We strongly prefer a candidate to office with our staff in Lee’s Summit, MO, but work from home opportunities available for right individual in Southern Maine, NY anywhere along the I-87 corridor, or in Colorado. Candidate will be responsible for all aspects of communicating with our home offices to plan summer fleets for summer camps all across the country, including staging & recon of units, transportation of units, working with drivers & 3rd party services. Customer contact during delivery & return of fleets.
Position requires planning skills, discretionary judgment. Individual will need to develop aptitude for all aspects of nationwide fleet operations & leasing. Must demonstrate impeccable oral & written communication & gra! mmar skills. Compensation based on education & experience, Start Immediately. Email Resume & references to: firstname.lastname@example.org Please write “ACA HELP” in the subject line.
CAMP REGISTRAR - NEW JERSEY
For a full position description and to submit letter of interest and resume, please contact FDM General Director Allen Smith: email@example.comProfessional Requirements: Minimum two-year college degree, preferred 4-year degree. Minimum two years’ experience in administrative role, preferably in a youth-oriented, Christian ministry setting. The candidate must have a solid working knowledge of MS Office software, and an aptitude to quickly learn and become proficient in cloud-based registration and management software. The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and work well in a team setting.
A self-motivated, resourceful, strategic thinker. Candidate should be highly organized and efficient. As a program of Fellowship Deaconry Ministries, Day Camp Sunshine employees must adhere to the mission, vision, and statement of faith of FDM as well as the code of conduct. This information is available at www.deaconry.org
CAMP DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
The mission of 4 H Camp Nassau is to provide youth with fun, safe and developmentally appropriate residential camp experiences under the guidance of positive role models that emphasizes community building, positive social interactions, environmental awareness and skill building. This exempt position is responsible for the year round marketing and administrative functions of a residential youth camp as well as off season programs.
TO READ FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND TO APPLY VISIT https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10163/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=22648 NOTE: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ON-LINE BY 03/10/ 2014. Any questions, contact Dionne Marshak, firstname.lastname@example.org” (ACA Accredited)
*SENIOR PROGRAM DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
The Senior Program Director is responsible for all aspects of the year round operations of 45 acre YMCA Camp Northpoint. Specific duties include a strong emphasis on program development, execution and marketing. The Senior Program Director is responsible for fiscal management, financial development, facility management, hiring, training and supervision of staff. The Senior Program Director will also provide leadership to the coordinators of school age and teen programs at the Northwest YMCA. The Director must possess at minimum a bachelor’s degree and prior experience supervising full-time staff, launching and managing high quality large volume camp programs, developing and working with volunteer groups, and managing special events, parent-child programming, outdoor education and adventure programs.
The individual must be personable, self-motivated, hands on team leader with strong skills in community relations and engaging volunteers. Excellent organizational, admini! Stratify, and human relations skills are critical. Specific knowledge of, and experience with financial development and fundraising are an asset. email@example.com (ACA Accredited)
*MARKETING COORDINATOR - NORTH CAROLINA
Marketing Coordinator- Full Time - Balsam, North Carolina. SOAR is seeking a creative Marketing Coordinator with experience, talent & passion. This position will work with a team to develop, implement, & analyze marketing strategy to stimulate enrollment in our camp, Academy & Gap Year, and to increase awareness of SOAR in the LD/ADHD community. The position requires a deep understanding of social media to create/maintain dialog between SOAR and clients / prospective clients. Duties: create & publish all marketing materials (Ads, brochures/flyers, blogs, videos, photos, web content, press releases), manage Marketing team, oversee bulk mail & mass email campaigns, manage website (content, Adwords/Analytics), develop webinars/ podcasts, expand Parent Nights, and recruitment travel.
Ideal candidate will think creatively & strategically, work independently & as part of a team, prioritize multiple projects & meet deadlines. A passion for working with ADHD/LD youth, or camp experience is strongly preferred! Requirements: BS in Marketing or related field; 3+ yrs relevant work; Graphic & web design / video editing; Proficiency in MS Office, Social Media; Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Visit www.soarnc.org or call 828-456-3435. Send resume & cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
*PROGRAM MANAGER/RESIDENT CAMP DIRECTOR - NORTH CAROLINA
Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont council is seeking a qualified Program Manager/Camp Director that has the following skills/ experience. Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience. Strong knowledge and experience of Girl Scout programming, ACA standards, outdoor education, and a proven ability to plan and organize. Prior exp. with program development & staff supervision & development. A team player that is honest, has a strong work ethic, is solution oriented and possess a positive attitude. Ability to work with a variety of people and sensitivity to pluralism issues.
Belief in the purpose, values, and mission of GSUSA and GSCP2P. Valid driver’s license, & acceptable driving history & criminal background check required. Ability to work in outdoor camp setting with regular exposure to heat, humidity, cold and rainy weather. Year round, full-time position w/benefits, salary in low 30s. Onsite housing! g required at Camp Pisgah, in Brevard, NC. See www.girlscoutsp2p.org for more information including full job description. Submit resume with cover letter including salary requirements to email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
*ASSISTANT OVERNIGHT CAMP COORDINATOR-PROGRAMMING - OHIO
Stepping Stones, a non-profit agency, has 3 year-round facilities located near Cincinnati, OH, serving children & adults with a variety of disabilities. 3 summer camp programs, multiple off-season programs, and rentals are offered. We seek an experienced and qualified individual for the full-time /live in position of Assistant Overnight Camp Coordinator – Programming (AOCC-P), to start immediately. The AOCC-P will recruit & supervise seasonal staff, deliver programs in a safe & quality manner, and assist in evaluating camp programs to meet camper needs. The AOCC-P will work with the Overnight Camp Coordinator to foster relationships with campers, and their families.
This position requires interacting with the support staff to maintain a safe physical environment for campers and staff. We are seeking a candidate with a strong work ethic, highly developed communication skills, and with the ability and desire to provide an exceptional program for those we serve. The AOCC-P! should be highly motivated and adept at exciting activity planning for people who have disabilities, ages 5-85. A resume and cover letter may be emailed to Meghan Kessen at Meghan.Kessen@steppingstonesohio.org. Visit www.steppingstonesohio.org for more information!
EQUESTRIAN DIRECTOR - OHIO
YMCA Camp Kern, part of the YMCA of Greater Dayton, is looking for a hardworking, passionate and skilled Equestrian Director to manager our Circle K Ranch operations. Responsible for:- Managing year round care of 80 horses (10 boarded) including daily cleaning, grooming, feeding and watering, as well as medical care and training. -Manages and participates with the cleanliness, efficiency, and safety of the barn.- Supervises, directs and coordinates all aspects of equestrian programming including lesson programs, seasonal ranch camps, parent/child programs, trail rides, facility rentals, and horse shows.- 8 weeks of residential ranch summer camp, with 20 staff and 400 campers (ranging in age from 5-16) throughout the summer.- Marketing and recruitment for all Ranch programs, and summer camp in general.
- Budget creation and management.- Hiring, training and supervision of all ranch staff.-Other commitments such as scholarship fund raising and event planning. - Ensuring department exceeds all ACA requirements. On site housing may be available. Successful applicants will have a kids and guest first philosophy and will be dedicated to improving our unique programs.www.campkern.org/employment - to apply. (ACA Accredited)
PROGRAM LEADER - OHIO
Located in the Hocking Hills region, Camp Otterbein of the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church is seeking a Program Leader to help run its year round retreat and summer camp season. The position starts immediately and runs through August as full-time, salaried including room and board. Desired applicants should model standards and expectations of Christian leadership, have a bachelor’s degree in related field preferred or in-progress, experience with and enthusiasm for Christian camp ministry, willingness and ability to obtain relevant professional certifications including First Aid/CPR, Lifeguard, Archery, Paddling, Rock Climbing, Challenge Course etc., with a minimum age of 21 desired.
Assists the Camp Director in all areas of leadership and responsibility including planning, developing and coordinating the spring/summer, camp and retreat seasons with attention to programming, marketing, worship, relationship building, staff recruitment, training and evaluation, with some maintenance and kitchen work. For full job description, contact Director Scott Seese at firstname.lastname@example.org and visit www.westohiocamps.com to fill out an application. Position open until filled. (ACA Accredited)
*MARKETING COORDINATOR - PENNSLYVANIA
International Sports Training Camp and Trout Lake Retreats is a busy summer camp and retreats facility located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. We are currently looking for a full time marketing coordinator to join our team! This position combines traditional advertising, public relations, and digital media methods. The ideal candidate will have experience in a wide variety of social platforms and be comfortable working with social media management tools. Please visit http://international-sports.com/staff/current-istc-job-openings/ for more information on the position! (ACA Accredited)
*NATURE DAY CAMP MANAGER AND SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR - PENNSLYVANIA
PEEC is seeking experienced applicants for a year-round, multifaceted position on our management team. The Summer Camp Manager and Special Events Coordinator is responsible for and will administrate all aspects of PEEC’s Nature Themed Summer Day Camp, Scout Events, and Spring/Fall Special Events. This includes, but is not limited to evaluating and upgrading existing summer camp programming, marketing, fiduciary responsibilities, maintaining the summer camp database, and Environmental Education (EE) programing instruction as needed. This position promotes a positive image of PEEC through professional appearance, knowledge of PEEC’s activities, and the ability to clearly communicate and personify our vision and mission.
A BS in education, recreation or related field is required, as is a minimum of 3 years of progressively increasing experience in residential EE programs, camping, or related field in addition to minimum 1-2 years’ experience in a ‘management’ pos! ition in EE or related field. Salary commensurate with experience, benefits, room and board provided. Candidates should send a resume, a cover letter, and contact information for at least three professional references to: Allison Owczarczak; email@example.com
*SITE DIRECTOR - SOUTH CAROLINA
YLI Headquarters and Education Center, located in Pickens, SC, is one of 6 facilities overseen by Clemson University's Youth Learning Institute. In partnership with the S.C. National Guard, YLI Headquarters and Education Center hosts a wide variety of youth & adult programs, retreats & corporate meetings year-round. Site features include classrooms & meeting spaces, computer lab, student dorms and adult housing, high & low ropes course, climbing tower, zip line, gym, game room, music studio and a go-cart track. Programs include field study programs, CCATS program, YLA Charter School, adult retreats called Thinkshops, Road Scholar programs and summer camps.
Development & facilitation of rental partners is a large part of this position. This retreat/center director position is responsible for site, program, & staff management at Education Center. Site responsibilities include maintenance, cleanliness, food service & other areas. Program responsibilities include adventure-ba! sed programming, field study programs, summer camps, adult programs, & rentals. Salary: We offer a competitive package with salary ranging from $30,000 to $45,000, and a states benefits package. Submit resumes to Laura Reeves LRVS@clemson.edu. Fax:864-878-5985.
*ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR - TEXAS
Camp Summit seeks a full time assistant camp director. This dynamic individual will hire, coordinate & supervise our year round volunteers and seasonal cabin staff. We provide residential camping experiences for children and adults who have intellectual disabilities, developmental delays, physical challenges, or multi-disabilities with differing levels of abilities from mild to profound. Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in related field; Knowledge of people with disabilities is desired, but not required;
Strong supervisory skills; Excellent organizational & multi-tasking abilities; Ability to work effectively with a diverse group. To be considered, please send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only someone who wants to grow, who is dedicated & passionate need apply. (ACA Accredited)
*PROGRAM DIRECTOR - TEXAS
Austin Sunshine Camps is seeking a full time experienced Program Director to oversee the administration, development and implementation of current and future youth programs including afterschool and residential summer camp programs. Responsibilities •Manage and oversee two resident summer camps and a middle school afterschool program. Develop, monitor and analyze program data in all key performance areas for continuous quality improvement. •Assist in the development of program budgets. Monitor budget performance and ensure program expenses meet organizational standards. •Remain up to date on evidence based practices in youth development programming. •Make sound recommendations for hiring, status changes and disciplinary actions. •Orient, motivate, train and evaluate staff performance.
Qualifications •Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in social work, education, child development or a related field. •Minimum 5 years’ leadership and management experience in an organization that provides direct services to youth. •Minimum 2 years’ experience working with low socioeconomic populations. Apply Email resume, cover letter and three references to: Executive Director Jenny Stucky at email@example.com
PROGRAM SPECIALIST - TEXAS
Texas Lions Camp is looking for someone creative, fun with a dynamic personality to join our staff as Program Specialist. TLC is a summer camp for children with physical disabilities, Type 1 diabetes and Down syndrome located in Kerrville, Texas. Job duties include but aren’t limited to: overall activity development and supervision, social media editing, assisting with staff hiring and recruitment, and assistant with administration of summer camp program. We are looking for someone organized and task oriented someone with social media savvy and strong writing skills, both creative and technical.
The ideal candidate would have experience working with multiple databases, interpersonal communication skills as well as public speaking ability. A college degree is preferred and experience in the camping industry, education field, or ministry is beneficial. To apply please visit www.lionscamp.com. (ACA Accredited)
PROGRAM SUPERVISOR - TEXAS
Camp For All is looking for a program supervisor to join our team! We are searching for the perfect fit, someone who is their own brand of awesome. Come work with a stellar group of camping professionals. The program supervisors play a huge part in helping to create the amazing that happens here at Camp For All. Some of the responsibilities include: developing programs, assisting and overseeing program budgets, training and supervising seasonal staff and working with partner groups to ensure that campers discover life. We are looking for someone with a bachelor’s degree and the skills mastered through experience in camping and leadership.
Additional perks aside from being surrounded by general radness: competitive salary, onsite housing and great benefits. Located near Burton, Texas, between Houston and Austin, Camp For All is a barrier free camp that works in close collaboration with other non-profits to provide life changing experiences for children and adults with challenging illnesses or special needs and their families throughout the year. For more info about the position or to submit your resume please email: Jessicah at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Camp For All please visit our website: www.campforall.org. (ACA Accredited)
CAMP DIRECTOR - VERMONT
Rustic, historic, summer camp in Southern Vermont seeks an Executive Director. Reporting directly to the board, and managing the resident director, the executive director ensures the smooth running of programs, and facilities. The position is very part-time throughout the winter, transitioning to full time immediately prior and during the camp session. Minimum Qualifications: BA/BS in business, non-profit administration, education, recreation, child development or related field; ACA Camp Director Certification or equivalent experience; At least four years of administrative/supervisory experience with an organized camp or a field related to education or youth development.
Energetic leaders with an eye for detail but a taste for dirt, fire, and adventure preferred. Responsibilities: Fiscal management: In coordination with treasurer and board, Recruitment and retention of campers including: publicity, liaising with schools, parents, and pertinent youth programs. Staff supervision: including recruitment, hiring, mentorship, and firing in coordination with resident director and board. Please submit cover letter and resume to Position open until filled. email@example.com.
SEASONAL SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR - VIRGINIA
Virginia’s Best Camp Seeking Summer Camp Director- Chanco on the James, voted best summer camp in Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine, is pleased to announce that we are hiring for our 2014 Summer Camp Director. The Summer Camp Director leads a staff of 45 individuals whose primary responsibilities are to supervise campers and introduce children to the love of Jesus Christ through various camp activities. Responsibilities include preparing for an ACA accreditation visit this summer. On-site housing is provided to assist in fulfillment of job duties. Living at camp is required during the season. Education-· Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree and/or equivalent experience.
Experience-· Working knowledge and/or experience as Assistant Director, Program Director, or senior leadership role at a summer camp.· Familiarity with ACA standards and accreditation process. Interested participants should submit a resume and cover letter to Gareth Kalfas at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Call Gareth at 888-7CHANCO (888-724-2626). Start Date: March 1, 2014 and End Date: August 31, 2014
*PROGRAM DIRECTOR II - WASHINGTON
This is your opportunity to join a dynamic staff team at YMCA Camp Colman! Located on the south end of Puget Sound in Longbranch, WA, YMCA Camp Colman is a traditional summer camp program serving children and youth from the greater Seattle area. The Program Director will have leadership of the summer camp program, including staff hiring, training, and supervision; be responsible for communicating with parents and campers; and set the overall tone for camp.
This is your opportunity to take on a significant leadership role in a camp program, to flex your creative ideas, and to advance your skills as a camp professional. The work will be demanding, but the reward is beyond measure when kids leave camp smiling, happy, and healthy. Prefer 5 years of experience working at a camp, with at least two of those years in a supervisory/director level. See full job listing at https://external-seattleymca.icims.com/jobs/1358/job or email Kat Shreve, email@example.com for more det! ails. No phone calls please. (ACA Accredited)
VP OF CAMP PROGRAMS AND PROPERTIES - WASHINGTON
Girl Scouts of Western Washington (www.girlscoutsww.org) seeks an experienced leader in camp programming and camp operations to lead the development and implementation of Girl Scout outdoor programs at six camp facilities to meet the strategic and long-range goals of the council. Ten years progressively responsible experience at the management level of youth program development, retreat/conference center and/or recreational facility management and five years experience as a camp director or camp administrator required. This is a full-time, exempt position paying $58k per year with excellent health and leave benefits.
For a complete job description, please see https://www.girlscoutsww.org/who-we-are/join-team/Pages/default.aspx. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. EEO. (ACA Accredited)
*EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - WISCONSIN
Established in 1933, Clearwater Camp for Girls, a nonprofit traditional residential girl’s summer camp in Wisconsin's Northwoods, is seeking a full-time, year-round Executive Director. Clearwater offers girls ages 8-16 activities including water sports, horseback riding and extensive tripping. The Executive Director is a year round position responsible for running all aspects of camp from managing and hiring staff and assessing programs to understanding and helping prepare the annual budget. The position start date will be after the summer 2014 season. Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree; one season as camp director or commensurate experience;
American Camp Association director certification preferred; ability to supervise staff and campers; ability to communicate effectively with parents, donors and the nonprofit board; willingness to travel for recruitment and donor relations; nonprofit management knowledge helpful. Please visit http://www.clearwatercamp.org/blog/ for more information on the application and job description. Applications accepted through March 31, 2014. Check us out at www.clearwatercamp.org. (ACA Accredited)
*PROGRAM MANAGER-CAMP & OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP - WISCONSIN
Girl Scouts of WI—Badgerland Council is looking to hire a Program Manager specializing in Camp and Outdoor Leadership to build girl attendance and provide greater volunteer support for year-round opportunities in outdoor experiences. Manage all aspects of camp and outdoor leadership program planning and delivery throughout the jurisdiction. Join the mission and receive a rewarding career at the premiere leadership organization for girls. Learn more and apply today! www.gsbadgerland.org APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Email cover letter and resume to Kathy Busse, Director of Human Resources at HR@gsbadgerland.org. Make a difference in a girl's life!
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - WYOMING
SOAR features success-oriented, high adventure program for preteens, teens and adults with Learning Disabilities (LD) and Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (AD/HD). Emphasis is placed on developing self-confidence, social skills, problem-solving techniques, a willingness to attempt new challenges and the motivation which comes through successful goal orientation. SOAR is hiring a full time Associate Director for our Eagle View Ranch in Dubois, WY. This position will help plan, prepare and direct the summer programs at our EVR base. During the summer we serve campers age 11-18. During the fall, winter, and spring, this position will oversee the GAP Year at SOAR program that is based from EVR.
This new and innovative program will serve participants that are ages 18-24 and offers life skill preparedness, adventure-based expeditions, college classes, and vocational training. Relevant background and leadership experience including work in a camp, Gap year, or residential program is required. Experience hiring and managing staff. Minimum BA/BS degree, advanced degree preferred. Must be a team player, organized, self-motivated and hard worker. Current WFR, LG/CPR required. To apply send cover letter/resume to email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - UNITED STATES
Wanted: Executive Director for Association of Camp Nurses (ACN). ACN seeks dynamic, innovative person with strong leadership skills and ability to host the ACN office for this association management position. RN is preferred but not required; this is a year-round, salaried position but is not full time. Qualifications include knowledge of the camp health environment, degree in associated field, excellent communication skills, and evidence of integrity, reliability and ability to accomplish goals in collaboration with others. Scope of responsibility includes interfacing with ACN's Board and stakeholders, community building and operational oversight, including a vision for continued organizational growth. Benefits include a $10,000 annual salary, allocated funding for occasional office support personnel, and opportunity for professional growth.
The application process is open thru March; application materials available from ACN by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 218-586-2633. ACN's goal is to hire a new ED by June with a targeted start date of 1 January 2015. If you are a self-starter who enjoys addressing the needs of camp nurses and advocating for a healthy camp community, we want to hear from you!
*KITCHEN AND DINING HALL MANAGER - CALIFORNIA
About Us: Sierra Nevada Journeys (SNJ) is an educational non-profit dedicated to building higher-order thinking skills through outdoor science education. Kitchen & Dining Hall Manager Overview: The Kitchen and Dining Hall Manager requires 3 years experience overseeing, organizing, and managing all areas of food service delivery. The Kitchen and Dining Hall Manager will be responsible for all food service for our 200+ bed campus plus maintaining the clean appearance of our dining hall. Competitive candidates will have demonstrated competence in food service/preparation, ordering and inventory control, nutritious menu planning, meeting health & safety requirements and budget management.
Kitchen and Dining Hall Manager will work closely with all Sierra Nevada Journeys staff while providing the highest level of food service, hospitality and customer service to all SNJ participants. Sierra Nevada Journeys, Kitchen and Dining Hall Manager, Full Time Salary: $15.00-$18.00 per hour. Portola, California (1hr from Lake Tahoe & Reno, NV) Please send resume & cover letter to email@example.com. In the subject line of your email please include your last name and the title of the position for which you are applying.
FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR - COLORADO
Cheley Colorado Camps (www.cheley.com) is hiring a Food Service Director. The position is responsible for planning nutritious, cost-effective menus (including special diets) for 500 campers and 200 staff. She/he is responsible for ordering both food and cleaning supplies; maintaining positive relationships with food vendors; supervising and training of all food service staff; practicing and enforcing food safety and sanitation procedures; working closely with the local health department; and preparing meals for spring and fall user groups. The position is a seven-month position starting April 1st through October 31st.
The Food Service Manager should be a self-starter, with teaching, communication, and leadership abilities. She/he needs to be organized, methodical, possess basic math skills, patient, able to direct others, and receptive to feedback. She/he must be willing to assist as needed; whether in food preparation, cleaning, etc. The position is a seven-month position but we will provide year-round benefits (housing only provided during contract period). All applicants must have extensive food service and supervisory experience. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a full job description and to apply for the position. (ACA Accredited)
*FOOD SERVICE MANAGER POSITION - INDIANA
Epworth Forest Conference Center is hiring a Food Service Supervisor. Epworth Forest is the conference center of Impact 2818, an outreach ministry of the Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church, providing life changing experiences through summer programs and retreats. Epworth Forest CC is a 115 acre facility with a sleeping capacity of 450, that serves over 6400 guests a year. This is a full time salary position with benefits including health, pension, paid holidays and vacations.
The ideal Candidate will have at least 1-2 years of related experience, preferably in a camp or conference center setting. A complete job description and application can be found on our website, www.impact2818.com. To apply, please submit an application on our website and forward a resume to AJ Austin, EFCC Hospitality Services Manager at email@example.com. Mailing address is 8580 Wesley Lane, North Webster, IN 46555.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
*NURSING DIRECTOR - CALIFORNIA
This position is an opportunity for a uniquely qualified and experienced pediatric nurse to bring year round programs to our special campers. BSN required. Candidates with management, charge nurse and camp experience are preferred. California Nursing License, PALS, and ACLS will be required prior to/upon hiring. Essential Responsibilities: Assist medical director in development of the camp year-round medical program, standards, policies and procedures. Medication and medical supply procurement, inventory, storage, disposal; Medical center organization and management. Recruit, interview, select, orient, supervise and evaluate volunteer and paid nursing staff and allied health professionals.
Provide direct care to campers, families and staff under physician’s orders and scope of practice. Collaboration and liaison with non-medical staff regarding safety and medical considerations for camp programming. Public outreach for camper referral and staff recruitment. Please send cover letter and resume to: Gina Jansheski, Medical Director Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 661-724-1566 Electronic submissions preferred. (ACA Accredited)
*RESIDENTIAL RN - MASSACHUSETTS
Seeking an energetic RN to live in and work at Nature's Classroom in Charlton, MA, a residential environmental education organization. You can make being a summer camp nurse a year-round job! Duties include providing medical care for students following strict medical direction of parents and MD. Must have current state license as RN in MA. Additional state licenses welcome, as is willingness to obtain additional licenses. Our medical staff live on site and have a strong commitment to children and learning.
This RN will be based in Charlton with the opportunity to travel and work at other Nature's Classroom facilities throughout New England. RN salaries range from $560-$980 per week based on number of students and experience. Room and board provided 7 days a week. Hiring for our spring semester: March – early June. Additional information and applications at: www.naturesclassroom.org/nc_employment.htm
HEALTH CENTER ADMINISTRATOR - TEXAS
The Health Center Administrator’s primary responsibility is to oversee operations and facilitate delivery of health care services provided by the Health Center at all Sky Ranch properties. Responsibilities include coordinating, developing, maintaining all health care functions, health care plans, and health care staff for all camp locations. Work alongside and supervise health care staff while making sure the day to day health care procedures of all the camps are being implemented and followed. Qualified candidates should possess the following skills and qualities: Committed believer in Jesus Christ; leadership and supervisory skills, excellent people skills, patience and problem solving abilities.
Applicants should be a registered Nurse in the State of Texas with a valid and current license and current CPR certification. Requires occasional overnight travel and frequent weekend and/or evening work during non-summer season. Summer season (May through August) requires living close to Van camp location, and on campsite for a few nights a week. For more detailed information about this position and how to apply please see our website www.skyranch.org/jobs. (ACA Accredited)
SITE & FACILITIES
*FACILITIES DIRECTOR - CALIFORNIA
The Camp Sequoia Lake Facilities Director position is a full time, year round opportunity with the Golden State YMCA in Central California. The Facilities Director ensures safe and enjoyable camp facilities. Oversees the maintenance, repair and security of camp buildings, grounds, and equipment. Manages the construction of assigned capital projects. Supervises all facilities personnel. Performs preventative planning for facilities operations. This position reports to the C.E.O. of the Golden State YMCA. The successful candidate will possess journey-level skill in construction processes such as framing, finish carpentry, plumbing, roofing, electrical, Formica, drywall and concrete work. Additional experience in the following areas is strongly preferred: metalwork, heavy equipment operation and maintenance, power tools,forestry and landscaping.
Requirements include skill in public relations, oral and written communication, supervision of staff and volunteers, ability to train and teach staff, volunteers and students, a valid drivers license, First Aid and CPR certifications, ability to respond to safety and emergency situations. Resumes to email@example.com until 3/28/2014. Call 559-627-0700 ext.117 for info.
*MAINTENANCE COORDINATOR - CALIFORNIA
Sierra Nevada Journeys’ Grizzly Creek Ranch Campus, Portola, California. About Us: Sierra Nevada Journeys (SNJ) is an educational non-profit dedicated to building higher-order thinking skills through outdoor science education. Maintenance Coordinator Overview: The Maintenance Coordinator shall support the mission of SNJ in all areas of Campus operations. This includes food service, housekeeping, grounds and facility maintenance, administrative office work and program support. The qualified candidate shall have competence in all areas of facility maintenance and will be directly responsible for the maintenance of all buildings, grounds, equipment and systems of the facility and supervision of other support/maintenance personnel.
3 years experience in maintenance related fields and management required. Maintenance Coordinator Salary: $12.00-$15.00 per hour. Full Time Position. Please send resume & cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line of your email please include your last name and the title of the position for which you are applying.
CAMP ASSISTANT FACILITIES DIRECTOR - HAWAII
LOCATION: Camp H.R. Erdman SALARY RANGE: $32,006 - $36,007/year STATUS: Full time/exempt GENERAL FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Camp Facilities Director, the Assistant Camp Facilities Director is responsible for the overall maintenance, cleanliness, and general upkeep of all camp facilities and grounds as assigned. Position supervises seasonal maintenance staff and supervises full and/or part-time housekeeping staff and volunteers in the absence of the Camp Facilities Director.
Extended hours as needed including nights, holidays, and weekends. NOTE: Please go to our website at www.ymcahonolulu.org click on careers, then available positions scroll to the bottom of the page click on the position title to view the complete job notice and qualifications for this position. (ACA Accredited)
CAMP FACILITIES DIRECTOR - HAWAII
LOCATION: Camp H.R. Erdman SALARY RANGE: $45,184 - $50,480/year STATUS: Full time/exempt GENERAL FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Executive Branch Director, the Camp Facilities Director has the responsibility for all aspects of facility management. This is a hand’s on position and responsible for the general maintenance operation including trash collection, appearance, cleanliness, preventative maintenance and repair, capital projects and budget control. Position supervises branch camp assistant facilities director, and housekeeper.
Extended hours as needed including nights, holidays, and weekends. NOTE: Please go to our website at www.ymcahonolulu.org click on careers, then available positions scroll to the bottom of the page click on the position title to view the complete job notice and qualifications for this position. (ACA Accredited)
FACILITIES SUPERVISOR - MICHIGAN
SpringHill is seeking a Facilities Supervisor for our Evart camp location to ensure the ministry’s year-round camp facilities are in excellent condition, meeting or exceeding licensing & accreditation requirements, to maximize their safe & effective use by campers, renters, staff & volunteers. Ensures the integrity & professional image of Camp operations are consistent with SpringHill’s mission, purpose & objectives. Qualifications:• Knowledge of & passion for SpringHill’s mission and philosophy of ministry• Minimum 5 yr. experience in facilities maintenance or construction• Certified (or ability to be certified) as a waste water operator (A-1g, subsurface disposal systems)
• HVAC, electrical, & plumbing experience required• Carpentry experience preferred• Associates degree or equivalent trade experience preferred• Demonstrated knowledge of building codes & safety regulations • Excellent written & verbal communication skills • 5+ yrs. leadership & supervisory experience • Must possess a valid driver’s license & be insurable under our auto insurance policy. View the detailed posting at www.springhillcamps.com in the year round employment section. To apply, submit a resume to email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
OPERATIONS DIRECTOR - MICHIGAN
SpringHill is seeking an Operations Director at our Evart camp location. As a member of SpringHill Camps Leadership Team, the Operations Director of the Michigan Overnight Camp ensures the ministry’s year-round camp facilities & support services are in excellent condition, meeting or exceeding licensing & accreditation requirements, to maximize their safe & effective use by campers, renters, staff & volunteers involved in camp programs. Ensures the integrity & professional image of Camp operations consistent with SpringHill’s mission, purpose & objectives. Qualifications: Knowledge of & passion for SpringHilll’s mission & philosophy of ministry
• A Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, management or a related field is required• 10+ years’ experience managing operations, facilities, grounds or similar services• Demonstrated knowledge of building codes & safety regulations • Excellent written & verbal communication skills • 5+ years’ leadership & supervisory experience • Must possess a valid driver’s license & be insurable under the organization’s auto insurance policy. View the detailed posting at www.springhillcamps.com in the year round employment section. To apply, submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
*FACILITY MANAGER - SOUTH CAROLINA
Youth Learning Institute of Clemson University - Camp Bob Cooper located in Summerton, is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for our year round Facility Manager position. R.M. Cooper Leadership Center is the largest facility capable of housing over 650 people on our 110 acre peninsula on scenic Lake Marion for a wide range of programs including summer camp, outdoor education, rental groups and spring crew team training. The Facility Manager will supervise the maintenance staff and perform routine building maintenance, upkeep of the grounds through landscaping and grass cutting, maintain the motor pool, maintain the equipment including boats, tractors and mowers, and all grounds, equipment, buildings and furnishings.
This is a full time, year round position and occasionally requires evening and weekend availability and includes housing, salary, and comprehensive state benefits. The successful candidate will be personable, friendly, and enjoy working with! people. Qualifications include experience with vehicle maintenance and repair, experience with buildings and grounds. Submit an on-line application at: http://www.clemson.edu/employment/prospective/findjobs. Ref 13115 Closes March 6th, 2014.
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5000 State Road 67 North, Martinsville, IN 46151