AMERICORPS COUNSELOR - ARKANSAS
Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp is accepting applications for male and female counselors starting now through July 31, 2015. Pfeifer Camp is an educational, residential camp for at-risk youth ages 8-14. The Alternative Classroom Experience, has won local, national, and international awards, and was named a national Exemplary Substance Abuse Prevention Program. Our director was named as a Champion of Change by the White House. AmeriCorps Counselors must live at the camp from Sunday evening through Friday afternoon each week, are responsible for up to 10 campers in a cabin, lead them in all camp activities, tutor in the classroom and serve as parents, teachers, friends and mentors to their campers.
Applicants 21 or older are preferred but exceptions are possible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens to serve in AmeriCorps. Benefits: Living allowance of $6,050, free room/board, 100% health care, and an education award of $2,775. Call Binky at 501-821-3714 or email email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
*ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR - CALIFORNIA
The Catalina Environmental Leadership Program (www.celp.net) is an environmental education program for students in 4th to 12th grade. Our location on the west end of Catalina Island allows us to teach hands-on lessons on ecology and sustainability. CELP operates a spring and a fall program. We are looking for qualified staff to lead groups of students on 3-5 day environmental education programs. CELP activities include day and night snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, ropes course, microscope lab, organic gardening, composting, campfires, astronomy, art in nature, tide-pooling, and sustainable living lessons. Responsibilities include lesson planning, preparing program areas, leading day and evening activities, and attending staff meetings. CELP instructors live and work at the camp for the duration of the season.
CELP instructors must have a bachelors degree in a related field or significant experience in a camp or educational setting. Staff must complete a Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Certification course. Spring Employment starts February 18 and ends May 29. Applications can be submitted online at www.celp.net Contact Travis Langen with questions. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (626) 296-4040. (ACA Accredited)
PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR - CALIFORNIA
Job Title: Program Instructor Hours: Full Time/Seasonal Location: Crestline, CA Pay Rate: $80.00/day ($120.00/day on CR Weeks) Housing and Meals: Provided as part of the job during the week, and available on weekends for a nominal fee. Thousand Pines Outdoor School operates within Thousand Pines Christian Camp & Conference Center, which is a 240 acre site located in Crestline, CA at an elevation of 5,000 feet. The goal of the program is to help students grow, and Program Instructors lead 5th and 6th grade students through a variety of lessons and activities Mondays-Fridays.
We hope to give students hands-on learning experience during our lessons, and also develop their self-confidence through a variety of personal challenge opportunities such as: team building, group games, climbing wall, night hike, archery, leather craft, low ropes and other outdoor activities. For an application or more information, please visit our website at: http://thousandpinesoutdoored.com Contact: Jeremy Rice - Program Manager Email: email@example.com Phone: (909) 338-8900 ex. 110 (ACA Accredited)
RESIDENTIAL OUTDOOR SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR - CALIFORNIA
This is a multi-season position. During the fall & spring seasons, instructors deliver residential, 1-5 day Outdoor Science educational programs primarily serving grades 5 & 6 from regional elementary schools. All of our lessons are hands-on science and collaborative problem solving based with a focus on critical thinking, science, and environmental stewardship. Instructors are responsible for leading and educating a group of 15 students throughout the week, including facilitating large group activities, leading meals and night programs. During the summer season, SNJ delivers both traditional summer camp programs and tailored programs for special needs and leadership development groups. SNJ’s traditional, week-long summer camp programs are designed with an educational and experiential focus for our resident campers.
Instructors supervise the campers overnight, as well as facilitate activities such as archery, swimming, kayaking, campfires, and skits. For leadership development groups, instructors will use SNJ’s challenge course to facilitate leadership experiences. For the full job description and information in how to apply please visit http://sierranevadajourneys.org/about-us/jobs/
ASSISTANT YOUTH PROGRAMS DIRECTOR - COLORADO
YMCA of the Rockies is hiring now! The Assistant Youth Programs Director will assist in the development, implementation, supervision and evaluation of the Youth Programs at the Estes Park Center. This seasonal, full time position is from February until August 2015.-Must be at least 21 years of age.-Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field.-Must have experience working with children and college aged staff.-Must enjoy working with young children.-Must possess and maintain current First Aid and CPR Certification.-Fluent in speaking and writing English.-During Day Camp months of operation (June-August), you will be responsible for the opening and operating of the Early Bird Camp.-Assist in After School and Friday School Days out.
This job includes all meals, on-property lodging in dormitory housing at the edge of Rocky Mountain National Park, LOADS of great perks (like free skiing/snowboarding at Winter Park Resort!), and pays $6.25/hour (40 hour work week). To apply and find out more, please visit ymcarockies.org/work or https://apply.coolworks.com/ymca-estes-park/job-details.asp?JobID=4064
OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR - 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 2015 season is March 14 through approx. June 15--and we also run an Autumn season! (There are also work 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=2364 QUESTIONS? Contact our HR department at 970-586-3341 x1013. Additional information on our family resort & conference center may be found at www.ymcarockies.org
OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR/RECREATION ATTENDANT - 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 2015 season training begins April 22 and the season 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); teaching rate is $5.50/hour, rec attendant rate is $4.50/hour • 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-details.asp?JobID=42715 For more information, please see snowmountainranch.org QUESTIONS? Contact our HR department at 970-887-2152 x4013. (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 Check. Able 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: Please submit resume and cover letter along with application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org, to fax (855) 317-6304, or mail to Pacific Quest, PO Box 540, Naalehu, HI, 96772
OUTDOOR EDUCATION NATURALIST - INDIANA
Do you have a passion for the outdoors? Do you want to share that passion with over 6000 children per year? Flat Rock YMCA Camp is searching for Outdoor Education professionals. Flat Rock Outdoor Education serves schools from Indiana, Ohio, and even Chicago! Our 240 acre facility is home to a Fen wetland, real rock climbing, and not to mention the gorgeous Flat Rock River. Candidates should be a minimum of 18 years old and have a high school diploma, or its equivalent, and a related degree and/or equivalent experience with youth/families in recreational or educational settings is preferred. Current Lifeguard Certification or the ability to acquire is a plus.
CPR and First Aid certifications will be part of staff training and are required by the start of programming. Our pay rates are daily and will depend on experience. Housing is provided as well as prepared meals when there are groups and a stocked staff kitchen during down times. For questions or more info email Bobby at email@example.com. To apply visit this link. Also check out our website at www.flatrockymca.org. (ACA Accredited)
*SPRING OUTDOOR INSTRUCTORS - INDIANA
Bradford Woods is Indiana University's Outdoor Center. If you have a love for teaching and for children, combine these at our beautiful 2500 acre facility. We are world-renowned for environmental education programs and take pride in hiring outstanding professionals to take on the job of teaching children in our outdoor classroom. If you have camp experience, work with youth, are an outdoor enthusiast and have a passion for the environment, check us out! We are actively hiring staff for our spring season which runs from March 9-May 30, 2015.
Spots are still available, but ACT FAST as these competitive positions fill up quickly. For a complete job description and information on how to apply, please visit our website http://www.bradwoods.org/about-us/employment/field-instructors/. Questions? Call or email Melanie 765-342-2915 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
CAMP COUNSELOR - 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 our upcoming Spring 2015 season! Camp Counselors furthers the mission of the camp by 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, seasonal position from February 2nd to May 15th. Schedule varies based on scheduled programs, generally operating Wed-Sunday.
Weekday, weekend, evening, and overnight work is to be expected. Salary: $250 weekly plus meals during camp sessions and onsite, shared staff housing in our staff dormitory. Opportunities to extend contract to Summer and Fall seasons. For a complete job description, visit www.camphighhopes.com. Email cover letter and resume to email@example.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 FACILITATORS - KENTUCKY
Now Recruiting: Program Facilitators Contract Duration: February 2015 – November 2015 Reporting to the Program Manager, the Program Facilitator implements recreational and educational programming for youth, school, and corporate groups. Qualifications:•2 years of experience in similar role •University or college degree/diploma in related area of study preferred •Current Standard First Aid and CPR or higher. •NLS, Bronze Cross Life Guard Certifications preferred. •ACCT Level 1 Challenge Course Certification preferred •Ability to live on site for an extended period of time and work flexible hours. •Clear criminal background check.
Key Responsibilities: •Facilitate group programs based on the THCF positive youth outcomes model and local operating procedures. •Provide direction and leadership in the absence of the Program Coordinator/Program Manager. •Be a positive role model for young people, including teaching and setting a good example. • Ensure program area, equipment and supplies are clean and in good repair, fully stocked and organized. •Be accountable for risk assessment and implementation of safety standards/protocols/procedures. •Ensure staff and participants are trained, use proper protective equipment and follow standards. Please contact Rebecca Reynolds firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
*OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAM STAFF - MICHIGAN
The American Youth Foundation’s Miniwanca is seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position of Outdoor Education Program Staff. The position runs from March 30, 2015, through October 25, 2015. Responsibilities include group facilitation for spring and fall school programs, specialist or coordinator role on our summer camp team (DOE), facilitation of our National Leadership Conference, and the completion of an individual project. All team members must commit to 10 days paid staff training upon arrival, which will include facilitation training, Lifeguard/FA/CPR cert. and AYF curriculum orientation. $270-$325/week, DOE. Benefits include housing, meals during program, and health insurance reimbursement.
Qualified candidates have a bachelor’s degree in any youth, outdoor or education related field; have a strong passion for positive youth development; some experience with outdoor facilitation; and a demonstrated positive work ethic. Experience with lifeguarding, ropes courses, environmental education or WFA/WFR a plus, but not required. Visit www.ayf.com for additional details about the American Youth Foundation and Miniwanca. Email resume and cover letter to email@example.com or apply online at http://www.tfaforms.com/348294. (ACA Accredited)
*PROGRAM COORDINATOR - MICHIGAN
YMCA of Metro Detroit Camp Ohiyesa in Holly, Michigan seeks a Program Coordinator/Instructor for the 2015 season. The position, lasting from mid-April to mid-November, requires applicants to have leadership experience as well as 2+ seasons of camping experience. The Program Coordinator will operate as a group host, program instructor, and program planner during the spring, summer, and fall seasons. S/he must be an effective communicator, supervisor, trainer and mentor to camp staff, campers, and parents. S/he must have the ability to make sound judgments and decisions in a calm manner. S/he must be able to work various days during the week including evenings, weekends, and overnights.
Community on-site living is provided. $325 weekly stipend. Complete a general application at ymcadetroit.org/ohiyesa and send it, along with a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM INNOVATION - NEW YORK
Frost Valley YMCA is seeking a dynamic professional to develop new and cutting edge programs for Frost Valley YMCA, a premier camp and conference center in the heart of the beautiful Catskill Mountains in New York. Focus areas for this position will include, but not limited to, Frost Valley's wellness initiative, core values programming, programs centered around green energy and sustainability, and food production. The ADPI will implement Frost Valley's Healthy Living Initiatives throughout all camp programs and also for Frost Valley staff. Qualifications include: Must be 23 years of age or older; Bachelor's degree in a related field of education, recreation, or health and wellness preferred with a background in nutrition, exercise science, agriculture or environmental studies.
Experience creating innovative programs and implementing systems along with an understanding of project management, time lines and creating and following a budget. Possess excellent people skills and work well with a team of others. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, walk and stand for extended periods of time, possess a valid, clean US driver license. Great Benefits and housing available. Please submit a resume to email@example.com (ACA Accredited)
NATURE’S CLASSROOM INSTRUCTOR - OHIO
Nature's Classroom at Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum is seeking enthusiastic, fun, and talented individuals excited to work with young people in our outdoor education program for the Spring 2015 season. The season runs from mid-February until May 29, 2015. Our Outdoor Educators lead groups of students in activities including day and night hikes, nature center tours, team building activities, hands on classes, our living history program, as well as contribute to evening programs, meals, and general program execution. Applicants should have a sincere interest in young people and BA/BS or experience working with children. Individuals from all major areas of study are encouraged to apply.
Salary is $250/week, $75/month health insurance stipend, room and board. Interested individuals should contact Jody, Nature's Classroom Director, firstname.lastname@example.org or 330.627.2208. For more information about Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum visit us at www.ffacamp.com or on Facebook. (ACA Accredited)
*ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND CONFERENCE & RETREAT INSTRUCTOR - SOUTH CAROLINA
Do you love to work outside, have a sense of humor, enjoy working with children, and know how to play and have fun? Spend a season in the sunny Carolinas as an Environmental Education and Conference & Retreat Instructor at YMCA Camp Thunderbird! Located on beautiful Lake Wylie, Environmental Education and Conference & Retreat instructors facilitate ecology, teambuilding, history, and adventure programs to school and retreat groups. Instructors lead meals and recreational evening programs. They also have the opportunity to develop curriculum, participate in conservation projects, and assist with staff training. Instructors earn $262/week with benefits including staff housing (shared living space, kitchen and laundry), meals, complimentary Charlotte YMCA membership, and a 2-week staff training period that includes CPR, first aid and lifeguard certification.
Applicants must possess a BS/BA in environmental education, biology, education, outdoor education or related field. Opportunities are available from January to May (with possible summer/fall extension) and mid-August to mid-December. To apply, email your cover letter, resume and 4 references to Anna Mooney at Anna.Mooney@YMCACharlotte.org (ACA Accredited)
*PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR - TEXAS
Camp For All is now accepting applications for Program Instructors. Program Instructors will play a vital role in helping our campers discover life. After completing our primo staff training, duties will include: Hosting campers, volunteers, guests and groups. Teaching a wide variety of program activities (archery, paintball, canoes, challenge course, teambuilding, team sports, photography, nature, bikes and much more). Facilitating our epic night activities. Maintaining program areas and equipment. With this position, room and board will be provided along with a weekly stipend. The right applicants will be a great mix of hardworking, outgoing , creative and all around rad.
Some experience in camping or youth development would be stellar, but not needed. The spring season runs from Feb 16th - May 18th. Camp For All is a unique, barrier free camp working in partnership with other non-profits to enrich the lives of children and adults with challenging illnesses or special needs and their families throughout the year. For more information please email Jessicah at email@example.com. If interested, please find our Program Instructor application on our website http://campforall.org/joinourteam/ (ACA Accredited)
YOUTH ACTIVITIES COUNSELOR - DISNEY CRUISE LINE
Responsibilities: Interact with/supervise children ages 3-12 in entertaining environment. Provide set-up, clean-up and support during facilitated activities onboard and on Castaway Cay. Clean youth spaces; uphold USPH standards. Greet guests; could assist with check in/out process. Prep food trays for children. Facilitate activities to groups, requiring use of a microphone. Ensure secured programming policies are followed. Help with island rentals, beach set-up/clean-up, and activities on Castaway Cay. Comply with company policies/procedures, and ship rules/regulations. Participate in Emergency Duties. Basic Qualifications: Minimum 2 years recent experience in a high-volume, fast-paced recreational/camp setting with children. Ability to command attention of large groups. Be at least 20 years of age. Be able to speak, read and write fluent English.
Willingness to live and work onboard ships. Be able to work a 7-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off. Adhere to Disney appearance guidelines. Agree to share a cabin. Preferred Qualifications: Schooling in recreation, education, or related. Bi-lingual in Spanish and/or Portuguese. Experience working with special needs children. Video linkhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8grB99WD7VI&list=PLc_MX4EcyttTtHBYhyM5CHg6-znvcI_CL&index=10 To apply, contact Cast-A-Way via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
*BEACHFRONT RESORT SEEKS LIFEGUARDS/ACTIVITY STAFF - SAIPAN
NORTHERN MARIANAS ISLANDS Pacific Islands Club (PIC), Saipan is looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals to work with the Sports Entertainment and Activities Department (S.E.A.) PIC's CLUBMATES are the hotel’s ambassador of fun! If you have previous camp or recreation experience, this six month position could be for you. Responsibilities include lifeguarding a variety of pools and water attractions, assisting with the Kids Club program, teaching a variety of sports (tennis, windsurfing, sailing, wall climbing, beach volleyball, archery...), participating in our nightly activity and/or 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, property and facility access, three buffet meals a day plus round trip air transportation. Email email@example.com for an application package. Detailed resort information can be found at www.picresorts.com. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE VALID PROOF TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AND POSSESS A VALID US PASSPORT FOR TRAVEL. Our next group of US Mainland hires will be arriving in March 2015. Apply today!!
ASSISTANT MANAGER OF CHALLENGE COURSE & CORPORATE PROGRAMS - ALABAMA
Space Camp® in Huntsville, Alabama is seeking a Challenge Course Assistant Manager to lead staff and trainees through our high ropes and leadership reaction courses. Young men and women from around the world travel to Space Camp and Aviation Challenge® Camp for a unique learning experience. Whether a trainee is learning to pilot a Space Shuttle mission or how to fly an F-18, teamwork, communication, and leadership is needed to succeed in the real world of space travel and military aviation. As an assistant manager, you will also guide staff in their professional development, expand our leadership curriculum, and facilitate corporate clients in the variety of programs we offer.
Previous experience in leadership of a challenge course, good communication skills, and ACCT Practitioner certification preferred. Go to http://www.spacecamp.com/HR to apply. Application deadline Jan 26th. AA/EOE • Substance Abuse Testing
PROGRAM MANAGER - CALIFORNIA
The California-Pacific Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church is looking for a Program Manager at Camp Cedar Glen (Julian, CA) and Camp Lazy W (San Juan Capistrano, CA). As a member of the Cal Pac Camps staff, the Program Manager's primary responsibility is in providing exceptional Christian hospitality and programming for retreat guests. Additionally, the Program Manager works closely with the Site Director in supervising and leading summer camp programming in fulfillment of the conference and Cal-Pac Camps mission, and to recruit campers for participation in the camping experience.
This position is supervised by the Site Director, full-time, exempt and one is located in Julian, CA and the other at San Juan Capistrano, CA. HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this position and request the application paperwork, please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and reference which location you are interested in (Cedar Glen and/or Lazy W). Position is open until filled.
VILLAGE LEADER . . . EXTRA-ORDINAIRE - CALIFORNIA
Dearest Village Leader, Oh, how my heart wishes you were here in the Northern California woodlands already. With your confident demeanor, zany playfulness and inspiring support, you ensure that the counselors in your care bring the magic of Camp Augusta to the excited campers. I long for the moments in which your weekend village programs create new worlds in the wilderness, or when you sit quietly with a homesick child, working through their grief using the many skills you developed during our three-week staff training. I can still hear the echoes of your costumed special wake-ups, and the heartbeat of your love of our consensus based, intentional speech loving, flat-hierarchy community. The position is more challenging than most Assistant Director jobs, but that challenge offered a forge for growth and joy, despite the intensity.
I remember the times we chatted about our 1:2 staff/camper ratio, and your love of our 150 unique clinics. I yearn to hear more of your life through our application process: a simple yet profound set of six questions. Our community this summer cannot be complete without you (which can be May-Aug or April through September). email@example.com / 530-265-3702 / www.campaugusta.org
*CAMP EXECUTIVE - COLORADO
Camp Chief Ouray, part of YMCA of the Rockies, is searching for a new Camp Executive. The Camp Executive is responsible for the overall management and efficient operation of YMCA of the Rockies’ residential summer camp, Camp Chief Ouray. (CCO) This includes the hiring, training and supervision of all of CCO’s year-round, benefitted and seasonal employees. We will be accepting applications through January 31. For a full job description, along with compensation, benefits, and the application process, please visit http://snowmountainranch.org/work/year-round-employment/ (ACA Accredited)
*EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - FLORIDA
Great opportunity with the Tampa YMCA to join this dynamic, $34.4 million charity. We are seeking a proven, self-motivated, cause-driven professional to join our Camp Cristina team. Camp Cristina is a 65 acre, best friend maker (http://www.ymcacampcristina.org/). Under the direction of the Vice President of Operations, the Executive Director is responsible for the management and supervision of all branch operations. Key areas of responsibility include: fundraising, community development, staff and board development, fiscal/expense management and program revenue growth.
The Executive Director will manage a budget of 1.1Million and an annual campaign of $55,000. With a balance of facility operations along with community engagement, the Executive Director will provide leadership to the Camp Cristina team to successfully reach all established goals and objectives set forth in the Vision 2020 strategic plan. Posting details and/or to apply: https://re11.ultipro.com/TAM1001/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*9567478EB1F357BB
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - ILLINOIS
We seek a dynamic, creative, warm, exuberant, experienced person with strong leadership ability who is passionate about our vision. Job responsibilities include: overseeing day to day administration of camp office; design/implement staff schedule; assist with hiring, supervising, and evaluating staff; and marketing and promotion. Great opportunity for growth. Summer room and board is included. Salary begins at least $18,000 and escalates based on camp gross income. Our multicultural summer camp focuses on diversity and communication skills in a fun and safe environment.
In separate girls-only and boys-only programs, we unite children of diverse backgrounds and provide them with essential skills to empower themselves and build community. Just 2 hours from Chicago, in Northwestern Illinois, camp comprises beautiful woods, trails, a swimming pool, two natural rock climbing walls, game fields, and a 5-acre lake for swimming, water games, and almost a mile of canoeing through the property. With 120 acres of forests, wildlife, and wildflowers galore, it offers fresh air, natural water, the robust smell of pure woods and a twinkling night sky. Please send resume and cover letter to Kevin Gordon at Kevin@campkupugani.com. (ACA Accredited)
*DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT - INDIANA
The Director of Development is a senior management position responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising program. The position supports the Camp Tecumseh mission and helps to guide the organization's strategic direction. The director of development will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Board of Directors to ensure the Camp’s stability and growth over the next three to five years. We are looking for an individual who will manage fund development activities and relationships to help Camp Tecumseh meet the growing demand for our services.
We seek an innovative, organized, strategic, and engaging Development Director with a passion for the youth we serve, their families, and the multitude of other groups and organizations that value Camp Tecumseh during summer camps, outdoor adventures, and meetings and conferences. Camp has established a solid foundation of support and will hire a professional to help take us to the next level. Visit our website at www.camptecumseh.org Applicants should send resume and cover letter to: Scott Brosman, CEO YMCA Camp Tecumseh 12635 W. Tecumseh Bend Rd. Brookston, IN 47923(ACA Accredited)
*CAMP DIRECTOR - MASSACHUSETTS
Passport is an essential component of Cambridge Montessori School; a year-round auxiliary program which offers Extended Day, Vacation Camp, Enrichment Clubs, Athletics, Fun Days during conferences and professional development, and a full scale Summer Camp for nearly 200 children from the Toddler level through Middle School. Entering our 10th summer, we are looking for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic Camp Director to join our team. For a full job description, please visit here. Candidates should send letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAMP REGISTRAR/OFFICE MANAGER - MASSACHUSETTS
The Camp Registrar is responsible for delivering high quality customer service to ensure that each child is registered properly, through computer data input, verbal communication, and handling of money transactions. The camps at the West Suburban YMCA include Camp Chickami, Camp Frank A. Day, Camp Polliwog, and Camp Pikati. 1. Performs program registrations/enrollments, tracking and reporting of program participants, handling incoming calls and in general, providing a high level of customer service interfacing with the West Suburban YMCA member families and the general public. 2. Oversee registration process for all camps, including entering paperwork, collecting payments and membership dues, parent follow-up, etc. 3. Processes the camping financial assistance applications in the required time and with the utmost professionalism and sensitivity.
4. Create, update, and maintain all computerized and paper records pertaining to camp. 5. Collection and data input for community benefits report. 6. Handle billing, payment plans, refunds and collections. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. A minimum of a 2-year degree or 2 years of equivalent experience is required. Send resumes to email@example.com
DIRECTOR OF CAMPING SERVICES - MASSACHUSETTS
Ensures successful operation of the camping branch of the WSYMCA, including camp registration, program development, enrollment targets, volunteer recruitment, staff supervision, staff hiring, staff training, community relations, and collaborations. FUNCTIONS: 1. Supervises camp directors to assure sound operations. Provides leadership and direction to the camp directors by coaching camp directors and by providing overall direction. 2. Drives and monitors monthly enrollment numbers and monthly expenses to assure that revenue targets are met and expenses are controlled. 3. Assist with the operational growth of the camping branch of the WSYMCA through program expansion, camper recruitment and retention, pricing strategies, new site development, and collaborations. 4. Works with staff groups to develop and implement programs.
Fosters a climate of innovation to develop camper-focused programs and leads camping branch staff in the planning, development and implementation of new program QUALIFICATIONS: 1.Bachelor's degree in recreation management or business, social services, or equivalent. 2.Five or more years of camping experience, experience in a YMCA or another nonprofit preferred. Resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org
*PROGRAM DIRECTOR - MASSACHUSETTS/NEW HAMPSHIRE
Camp Starfish (www.campstarfish.org) is seeking a full-time Program Director to provide supervision and leadership for a one-of-a-kind summer/year-round program designed to set children with emotional, behavioral, social and learning challenges up for success. In addition, the PD develops, implements and hosts off-season camper/family respite programs and conference center groups. Experience with unique populations is appreciated but not required. If you’ve got integrity, flexibility, a sense of humor, experience with program facilitation/development, and confident leadership skills in a group setting, we encourage you to check out this rare opportunity to join a year-round team dedicated to growing an amazing organization together. Our office is in MA; on-site housing/meals are provided in NH during program dates.
Salary BOE; excellent benefits include health plan, flexible scheduling, paid vacation/sick leave/holidays, and matched 401(k). For complete job description visit http://tinyurl.com/starfish-pd-2015. To apply, send resume, cover letter including salary requirements if any, and (optional) up to 3 Supporting Documents which highlight your work/experience to Emily Golinsky, Executive Director (email@example.com).
*DIRECTOR, OUTDOOR EDUCATION - MICHIGAN
ANNOUNCEMENT OF STAFF OPENING FOR Director, Outdoor Education HR Solutions Group and Tamarack Camps announce a staff opening for a full time Director of Outdoor Education based in Ortonville, Michigan. The purpose of this position is to provide leadership, management and execution of top quality outdoor and experiential education programming for a wide variety of audiences. The Director of Outdoor Education will oversee customer experience for rental groups at Camp Maas, the resident camp, and Butzel Retreat Center.
During summer months this position will also oversee programming areas of Camp Maas including nature, tripping, and adventure challenge activities. For more information, or to apply, please send resumes to: Melissa Sherman - Senior Human Resources Specialist 29699 Southfield Road Southfield, MI 48076 Fax: 248-552-7097 firstname.lastname@example.org EOE Employer M/F/VET/D
CAMP DIRECTOR - MINNESOTA
At Camp Esquagama, we believe kids need time to be kids – We are a traditional camp tucked away on a beautiful lake in the northern woods of Minnesota. We are now accepting applications for our Camp Director to help us grow our new Adventure and Explorers camping programs, Day camps and rental groups. A successful candidate will have experience in camp programming, supervision and group facilitation. Must be personable, organized, dependable, and have a passion for working with children. Our Camp Director will be responsible for all aspects of operating and marketing Camp Esquagama in all seasons. Work to provide the best possible camp experience for our campers by hiring, training and overseeing staff members, including International staff. Cover letter and resume sent to email@example.com
*STAFFING COORDINATOR - MINNESOTA
Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert is seeking a Staffing Coordinator for our traditional residential summer camps. The Staffing Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the summer staffing operation at Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert and is additionally responsible for all aspects of recruitment of over 180 positions to include, but not limited to: new hire paperwork, orientation and training, and certification verification. As the central contact for all new and returning seasonal staff, this position will also be responsible for maintaining an open door policy and referring all employee relations issues to the appropriate division director/supervisor in a timely manner.
Too, the Staffing Coordinator will organize and administer safety strategies, employee and worker’s compensation benefits and staff travel. He or she will also update all staff training manuals as well as manage the staffing department budget with oversight by the Executive Director. Interested applicants may submit their resume to Daryl via email at Daryl@lincoln-lakehubert.com. Further information available from Daryl by email or phone at 218-963-8729. (ACA Accredited)
PROGRAM DIRECTOR - MISSOURI
Camp MoVal, a ministry of the Missouri Mid-South Conference of the United Church of Christ is seeking a full-time program director for its outdoor ministry program. Camp MoVal is a summer camp and outdoor ministry site in Eastern Missouri serving 140 Churches and the wider community. We are a seeking a dynamic and inspirational person that will assist in the management of our outdoor ministry (camp) programs, guest services and rental groups. This person will also be responsible to assist in the development of new programs and outreach opportunities for our organization. A bachelor’s degree or experience in camp or recreation management is required.
Salary is based upon experience and the job includes medical, dental and retirement. Deadline for Resumes is January 31, 2015. Please direct all resume and questions to Mr. Jeremy Force, Director Outdoor Ministries at Camp MoVal to firstname.lastname@example.org. Job description available upon request. (ACA Accredited)
*ASSISTANT MANAGER - NEW HAMPSHIRE
Are you an enthusiastic camp professional who would like to share your experience with multiple camps? Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains is seeking an Assistant Manager to join the camp team and help implement and oversee outdoor programs at our camps (5 day and 1 resident) located throughout Vermont and New Hampshire. The Assistant Manager will help recruit and supervise seasonal staff, market programs, and ensure camp and outdoor leadership offerings are based on the GS Leadership Experience, customized to address the needs, preferences and interests of girls, and implemented to meet designated leadership outcomes.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in recreation or related field and two years' experience with resident and/or day camp administration. For more information: http://girlscoutsgwm.org/general/page/camp-pathway-assistant-manager. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
*EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - NEW HAMPSHIRE
The Cheshire YMCA seeks an Executive Director. Responsibilities include oversight and management of the Cheshire YMCA and Camp Takodah, with an annual operating budget in excess of $2 million. This independent YMCA includes resident camp, educational travel, and outdoor education programs. Candidates must have exceptional leadership skills, along with a strong operating and management background, and proven success in fundraising. The Executive Director must be an ambassador for the YMCA's mission, goals, and values, with polished public speaking skills to share stories of how the Y is making a difference. Some qualifications include: accredited 4-year college degree and minimum 5 years prior experience in a senior management role with a YMCA or related experience at a comparable organization with direct supervision of multiple levels of staff.
Must have the ability to develop and strengthen community relationships, as well as develop and enhance current programs. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to http://tinyurl.com/cheshire-ymca-ceo. Identify 3 references (1 personal and 2 professional). Applications accepted until January 31. No phone calls. Start Date of May 1. Salary range of $75,000-115,000. (ACA Accredited)
*YEAR ROUND CAMP DIRECTOR - NEW HAMPSHIRE
Emagination Computer Camps in Salem, NH (10 mi N of MA border) has immediate openings for full time year-round Camp Directors. We operate summer technology camps for kids & teens at colleges in the Midwest & East and we’re growing rapidly. www.computercamps.com. Camp Directors lead a camp in summer and serve on our corporate team off-season. At camp you train and supervise staff, communicate with parents and oversee delivery of a fun and rewarding camp experience. Technology expertise is NOT required. Off-season you work on the corporate team to develop camp programs, recruit seasonal staff and communicate with prospective camp families.
Directors have off-season focus in one of the Add’l Qualifications listed below. Qualifications: BA/BS, 24+ years of age, 2+ years of experience working with kids. Add’l Qualifications: Experience in ANY of the following areas: Youth Education/Program Development; Instructional Design/Curriculum. Development; Marketing & Social Media; Technology – video game design, digital art, computer science. Salary based on skills & experience. Medical, Dental, 401K and more. To apply, email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Tell us which Additional Qualifications you possess.
*ASSISTANT TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR - NEW JERSEY
Summer day camp in Monmouth county New Jersey is seeking a fulltime, year round person to join our transportation department as well assist in our program department. Responsibilities will include assisting in all aspects of camper transportation both pre camp and during the summer. Other year round responsibilities include working with our program director in developing activities, marketing and other aspects of camp. Strong communication skills and the ability to work with parents, staff, and campers is essential. Technology and computer skills are preferred. The ideal candidate will be passionate and energetic about all aspects of camp. A Bachelors degree is required. Please email resume to Billy@rollinghillsdaycamp.com. (ACA Accredited)
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS - NEW JERSEY
Director of Programs- Camp Nejeda, founded in 1958 is located in Stillwater NJ and is an ACA accredited camp for children with diabetes. Our mission is to enhance the lives of children with diabetes and their families by providing a fun and educational camping experience in a safe environment. The Director of Programs will utilize the foundation facilities and resources to develop, plan and coordinate additional programs that expand the organizations' reach in the community. The position involves developing, planning, coordinating and budgeting programs from concept to completion. Working closely with the Summer Camp Director, this person will learn the operation of the summer camp including; hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating the summer staff.
The ideal candidate will have a college degree (highly preferred), two years supervisory experience in a camp setting and five years in organized camping. Exceptional organizational, leadership and management skills are a must. Strong communication skills and an ability to work with campers, parents, staff and groups are essential. To apply for the position, send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to email@example.com (PO Box 156, Stillwater, NJ 07875) (ACA Accredited)
*YOUTH ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR - NEW JERSEY
Rumson Country Club, a premier private club, located on the Jersey Shore seeks an enthusiastic individual to to design, implement and direct programs and events for member and guest children. Supervision over an active 8 week summer camp; Junior golf, tennis and sailing instructional programs; swim team and year round youth activities. Involvement will be full time during the busy summer season and part time in the off season as required. Qualified individuals should submit a resume via mail or email.
No calls please, Contact information follows: Michael Kurtas, General Manager Rumson Country Club163 Rumson Rd. Rumson, NJ 07760 firstname.lastname@example.org
*ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
ACA Accredited day camp located on the north shore of Long Island seeks an experienced, charismatic Assistant Camp Director to join its Leadership Team. The qualified candidate will work closely with the Director in all aspects of the camp. Responsibilities: Program development and implementation to include camp and year round initiatives • Staff recruitment, training and supervision • Camper recruitment and communication with families • Marketing and outreach, including social media. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 3 to 5 years of management/supervisory experience in a camp setting. Candidate should have the ability to take initiative and work both independently and as part of a team.
The ideal candidate will be passionate, energetic and have a strong belief in the power of the camp experience. Please send resumes and cover letter to email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
*ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR - NEW YORK AND FLORIDA
Entry level positions with international student travel company in Mamaroneck, NY and Weston, FL. Leading international student travel program seeks year-round, full time Assistant to the Director as an entry level opportunity. College graduate, detail oriented, organized, excellent phone manner for client interaction, enthusiastic, comfortable multi-tasking, hardworking, caring and preferably experienced working with youth/teens. Ideal for people who love summer camp. Small office, fun business, we work hard & love what we do. Visit www.westcoastconnection.com Position in our Mamaroneck, NY and Weston, FL offices. Email resumes, cover letter, references and indicate which office applying for to firstname.lastname@example.org
*RESIDENTIAL CAMP DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
North Shore Holiday House, a not-for-profit camp is seeking its next Camp Director. Located in Huntington, Long Island, the camp provides a residential camp experience to 200 under-served young girls ages 7-11 each summer. The goal of the program is build confidence and foster self-esteem. The Director is responsible for recruitment, management and training of staff and participation in community outreach for camper recruitment, programming and scheduling and overall supervision of any camp related issues. The position requires that the Director be full time from mid-June through mid-August and that they reside at camp. This position is part-time during the year.
The position requires a minimum of three years of administrative and supervisory experience and/or educational (teaching) experience in a camp or residential setting; must be at least 25 years old, a bachelor’s degree is preferred and a valid driver’s license. Candidates should email their resume/cover letter to email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
*ENROLLMENT COORDINATOR - NEW YORK
Manhattan Youth's awesome Downtown Day Camps have an opening for a year-round Enrollment Coordinator. We have successfully operated our K-8th grade camps in New York City (Tribeca) for over 20 years. The candidate will work closely with the camp directors, is a master of organization, has excellent written and verbal communication skills, and is a real 'people person.' Candidates should love day camps, enjoy working both as a team and independently, and office work. This is a 12-month, full-time position with benefits. Responsibilities include: running the office; 'talking' and 'selling' camp; all data entry for registration and accounts receivable; mailings; basic office duties; and assisting with other programs in the fall.
Requirements:- Bachelor's Degree- 2 years minimum experience in a camp, child care, or school administrative or supervisory capacity- Prefer experience with enrollment databases (CampMinder, EZ-Care, Camp Brain), but not required. See www.manhattanyouth.org for organizational information. Qualified applicants should reply with a resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org Due to the larger number of responses we cannot reply to everyone. Thank you very much for thinking of us! Good luck!
*EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
The YMCA of Greater New York is seeking an experienced leader to join our team as the Executive Director of our residential camp in Huguenot, NY. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the 1,155 acres including 45 full year employees, 175 seasonal employees and a budget of $4.5 million. The facilities include miles of hiking trails, lakes for boating and swimming, athletic fields, and five winterized lodges. Programs provided include summer resident camp and youth programs, specialty summer sports camps, outdoor Environmental Education, and Retreats, serving over 16,000 individuals annually. Qualified applicants must have experience in a multi-disciplinary outdoor environment; a proven track record of successful fiscal management; fund raising expertise; strategic planning ability and staff leadership skills.
The Executive Director is expected to develop and maintain effective relationships with camping associations and agencies, youth serving organizations, and donors. Experience working with a volunteer Board of Managers is desired. Additional qualifications, include: bachelor’s degree, 5-10 years of successful operational and management experience and budget management experience required. Please forward your resume, plus salary requirement to email@example.com or to YMCA of Greater NY, HR Dept., 5 West 63rd Street – 6th Floor, NY, NY 10023. Relocation assistance is available. EOE & DRUGFREE WORKPLACE. (ACA Accredited)
*CAMP DIRECTOR - OHIO
Stepping Stones is seeking an experienced and motivated individual with a passion for working with individuals with disabilities as the year-round, live-in Camp Director. The Camp Director is responsible for weekend overnight programming throughout the school year, summer overnight camps and a summer day camp. Responsibilities include the development, implementation, oversight, and administration of all programs, as well as day-to-day program planning, assistance with participants, and staff supervision. The Director is responsible for hiring, training, and supporting around 60 seasonal staff and collaborating with all support staff. Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED.
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Candidates must be adept at planning age appropriate, engaging, and exciting activities and programming for individuals with disabilities ages 5-85. The director MUST have a serious interest in having fun! Compensation is commensurate with experience. Housing plus utilities, generous paid time off, 403B, employee health, employee dental, life and disability insurance all included at no cost. For consideration, email resume to Jason.Schweitzer@steppingstonesohio.org or apply at www.steppingstonesohio.org.
RETREATS COORDINATOR & SALES SPECIALIST - OKLAHOMA
The Retreats Coordinator and Sales Specialist supports the mission through excellence in booking retreat groups and exceeding guests’ expectations. Member of the SRCS leadership team and works closely with the camp management in carrying out the strategic vision and goals of SRCS. Serves in role of On Call retreat coordinator as needed. Management of seasonal POPS staff and year-round retail staff. Qualified candidates will: Be a committed believer in Jesus Christ, with active membership in a local church. In-depth understanding of the field of camping and retreats ministry, through undergraduate degree, and a minimum of 3 years of work experience in the field.
Excellent customer service skills. Ability to manage part-time staff. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in English language required. Proficient computer skills. Travel locally by car. Punctual and timely attendance; ability to vary schedule when needed, including some overtime, nights and weekends. Sky Ranch offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary, insurance, 403(b), along with paid time off and paid holidays. Visit www.skyranch.org/jobs for info on how to apply. (ACA Accredited)
*RESIDENTIAL CAMP DIRECTOR - PENNSYLVANIA
Premier non-denominational Jewish residential camp located in Pennsylvania seeks an experienced, dynamic and highly motivated individual with a passion for children and Jewish camping to lead our well established camp to new heights. The right candidate will possess good judgment, strong ethics, patience, flexibility, effective communication skills, ability to solve problems collaboratively as well as individually, and the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks with competing priorities. This full time year-round position with winter offices located in the NY metro area offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Key responsibilities include: Create vision and strategic plan for the continued success and growth of Camp. Develop, oversee and implement $2 million camp budget. Lead camper recruitment initiative. Supervise full time staff and oversee supervision of all staff.
Maintain and when necessary improve camp programming and facilities to a level to ensure all campers will receive high quality summer camp experiences. Develop pre and post camp site rental opportunities. Masters degree and 5+ years camp management experience required. Send Resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
OPERATIONS DIRECTOR – RHODE ISLAND
Build strong campers and enjoy the view of the ocean from your office window! YMCA Camp Fuller is hiring an operations director. Camp Fuller serves 300 campers a session with a primary program emphasis on water-based activities: sailing, windsurfing and marine biology. The key responsibilities of the operations director are to create a strong staff and fill camp. Under the direction of the Executive Director, monitor the performance of all program directors and staff within the camp program to insure that our employees represent the YMCA in quality programming. Oversee the development, administration and operations of the summer camp and off-season programs.
Hire, train, supervise and develop staff. Support the marketing efforts on the camp in conjunction with the Executive Director and the Chief Marketing and Membership Officer. Education and/or Experience: A bachelor's degree is required. A minimum of three to five or more years of camp program management experience is required. Candidates will have significant management and organizational skills. YMCA camp experience is preferred. Apply at: http://www.ymcagreaterprovidence.org (ACA Accredited)
*RESIDENT CAMP PROGRAM DIRECTOR - TEXAS
YMCA Camp Flaming Arrow is in search of a Resident Camp Program 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. For more information and to apply please visit our website at http://ymcasatx.org and click on Employment. (ACA Accredited)
*CAMP AND RESIDENCY DIRECTOR - VERMONT
The Camp & Residency Director plans, develops, promotes, and manages Circus Smirkus’s Summer Camp and School Residency programs for children between the ages of 6 and 18. Previously conducted in a variety of rented facilities, the Summer Camp will commence operations in June 2015 on a new purpose built residential campus in Greensboro, Vermont, owned and operated by Circus Smirkus. A fulltime, year round employee of Circus Smirkus, the Director is responsible for the camp’s and the residency program’s:• artistic direction• budgeting and financial management• staff recruiting, hiring, training, and supervision• communications and marketing• facility management• administrative operations.
In carrying out these responsibilities, the Camp & Residency Director collaborates with other fulltime, year round employees of Circus Smirkus as necessary, including the Marketing Director, the Director of External Relations, the Business Manager, and the Executive Director, as well as with seasonal employees. Please visit http://smirkus.org/contact/ for this position’s complete job description. For consideration please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to CRDjob@smirkus.org by February 4, 2015.
*CAMP DIRECTOR - WASHINGTON
Girl Scouts of Western Washington (www.girlscoutsww.org) seeks an experienced resident camp director for Camp Robbinswold. The camp is located on 1 mile of gorgeous Puget Sound waterfront and has a rich history of programming serving girls age 7-17 that includes tripping and waterfront activities such as sailing and sea kayaking. Qualified candidates must be 25 yrs of age with two years experience managing, or assisting, at a comparable sized camp (120 campers and 35 staff); have experience in the development and administration of work plans, budgets, and program evaluation.
This is a full-time, exempt position with excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 403(b) and paid leave. Salary DOE. For a complete job description, please see http://www.girlscoutsww.org/aboutus/jobs. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. EEO. (ACA Accredited)
Director – Crossways Lutheran Camping Ministries – Pine Lake Camp, Waupaca, WI East Central Wisconsin. Responsibilities: The Director is the on-site director of year-round camping and retreat ministries at Pine Lake Camp. Waupaca, Wisconsin. The Director recruits, trains and supervises approximately 25 summer staff employees. The Director also visits congregations, works with conference and synod groups, and networks in the local community. Qualifications: Possess a strong faith and application consistent with the theology and practice of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Possess demonstrated knowledge and practice of leadership, human resources, staff training, communication and personnel management.
Possess a bachelor's Degree with a major in outdoor recreation, teaching, ministry, or business. Have a minimum of three years' experience working in a camping or outdoor ministry leadership role. Compensation: Commensurate with experience, onsite residence, insurance and retirement plan. Send letter of interest and resume by January 26, 2015 to: Jake Czarnik-Neimeyer, Executive Director, Crossways Camping Ministries, 16 Tri-Park Way, Suite 104 Appleton, WI 54914, 920-882-0023 firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOOD SERVICE MANAGER - CONNECTICUT
Silver Lake Conference Center, a United Church of Christ camp and retreat center located in Sharon, CT is looking for a full time, year round Food Service Manager who will enhance its hospitality ministry. We offer a full time summer camp program and host retreat groups on most weekends the rest of the year. We seek a person who truly enjoys serving others and who has a contagious enthusiasm for food service particularly. The successful candidate should have top notch cooking skills, experience in a teaching/learning environment, supervisory skills, minimum of 2 years professional culinary experience and/or equivalent education, patience, and a sense of humor.
Additionally, the candidate should possess a level of professionalism and maturity so as to be a team player as part of a small year round staff and be comfortable with a much larger staff of youth and young adults who serve in staff positions on a seasonal basis. Salary is commensurate with experience within the context of a non-profit setting, benefits are included. Please send resume, cover letter, salary expectations to Stephanie Pitman, Business Manager at email@example.com
*ASSISTANT FOOD SERVICES SUPERVISOR - TEXAS
Camp For All is seeking an Assistant Food Services Supervisor to work at the Camp For All campsite in Burton, Texas. This position is full time, salary with benefits. The Assistant Food Services Supervisor will work primarily afternoon and evenings with some morning and weekend shifts. The ideal candidate will:• Assist the Food Services Supervisor in planning and executing all aspects of the kitchen• Plan and manage the preparation of special diets
• Manage the evening shift• Be able to communicate effectively with full time and seasonal staff, partners, campers, volunteers and visitors. Requirements:• Must have both supervisory and kitchen experience. • Be available afternoon and weekends. Please send resume to: Camp For All, 6301 Rehburg Road, Burton, Texas 77835 or by email to Charlotte Avera @ firstname.lastname@example.org (ACA Accredited)
SITE & FACILITIES
*ASSISTANT SITE MANAGER - CALIFORNIA
Catalina Island Camps seeks a full-time, year round Assistant Site Manager. Your skills should include vehicle maintenance, appliance repair, construction skills as well as general facility maintenance skills. Experience in a marine boating environment is a plus. Applicants should be a team player who enjoys living in a small and remote camp community on an island 25 miles off the coast of California. We require an insurable driving record. Send resume with cover letter to email@example.com, (ACA Accredited)
*PART TIME CARETAKER - CONNECTICUT
Part time Caretaker required to live onsite. Responsible for cleanliness of all structures, units, and exterior of camp grounds. He/she will perform electric/fire inspections, maintain light fixtures; leaves removal; plow; shovel and spread sand/ice melt; perform landscaping duties, light plumbing, electrical and carpentry skills required. Must be licensed driver; operate snow plow,sander, and pumper truck; basic pool operation and well pump required. Submit resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Girl Scouts of Connecticut - HR, 340 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106
*MAINTENANCE/FACILITY MANAGER - NEW JERSEY
Outstanding day camp in central New Jersey seeks a year round Maintenance/ Facilities Manager for our ACA accredited camp. Located on twenty magnificent acres the camp has over twenty buildings, complete recreational facilities and a state of the art swimming pool complex. Successful candidate will understand the varying demands of the camp year, and the need to do “whatever it takes” to prepare our facility for opening day and to meet the demands of the summer season. Skills required include general maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds, as well as competency in areas such as: Carpentry, plumbing, electrical, small motor, machine and vehicle repair, landscaping and pool maintenance.
Applicant will manage a small year round team which does expand for the preseason preparation of camp. Extensive facility maintenance and supervisory experience required. Our camp provides an outstanding environment for children and our facilities manager should care about our campers as much as we do!!! Salary commensurate with experience and HOUSING plus utilities FOR INDIVIDUAL OR FAMILY included. Please send resume and references to: email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
*OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR/NATURALIST - SOUTH CAROLINA
Feb-May 2015 4 sites in SC: Camp Bob Cooper-Summerton, SC. Hands-on exploration of forestry, soils, water, & wildlife resources. Experiential science & natural resources studies with adventure and leadership activities. Camp Hannon-Sunset, SC From hiking to stream mapping, exciting activities to enable children to learn by participating in hands-on activities. Camp Long-Aiken, SC 4th-8th grade students become forensic investigators solving mysteries with math, forensic science and technology. Sewee Retreat Center-Awendaw, SC 2nd-8th grade programming in natural resources and marine ecology. BA or BS in Marine Bio preferred. Principle Duties:•Teach min. 2 curriculum components in the field study programs •Lead & supervise students in daily program activities. Assist with routine clean up & set up. •Facilitate team building for groups.
Qual:•BA/BS in Environmental Ed, Natural Sciences, Forestry, Geology, Education •Must demonstrate teaching skills & creative hands on methods. •Must be willing to work hard as part of a team. •Must be physically able to perform the tasks required to teach outdoors. •Must be willing to work long hours. Pay Scale-monthly pay of $1100-$1200 plus room/board. Send resumes to RLHayes@clemson.edu
CAMP RANGER - WEST VIRGINIA
Employer: GIRL SCOUTS WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA Reports to: Director of Maintenance Location: Camp Roy Weller, Bruceton Mills, WV General Statement of Duties: Responsible for general camp and building maintenance and supervision of maintenance helper. Housing for Camp Ranger is provided and living on-site is required. Essential Functions: Work closely with camp directors, staff and volunteers to ensure successful camping experiences; Building and equipment maintenance; Responsible for year round camp maintenance to include snow removal, clearing trails, maintaining roads, mowing lawns, and tree/brush removal;
Supervise and patrol the property; Ensure a safe and healthy camp environment; Know and enforce council policies and emergency procedures; Candidate must have working knowledge of carpentry, electrical and plumbing; ability to operate equipment such as mowers, tractors, trucks, log splitter and hand tools; must have valid driver’s license; clearances required; flexible schedule; EOE TO APPLY: Please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 5, 2015.
OUTSIDE OF CAMP/NOT CAMP RELATED
*DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT - WASHINGTON, DC
Washington, DC with travel to Jackson, WY The Director of Development (DD) is a new senior management position responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising program. The position supports City Kids’ mission and helps to guide the organization's strategic direction. The DD will work closely with the Executive Director (ED), Director of Operations, and Board of Directors to ensure City Kids’ stability and growth over the next three to five years. We are looking for a DD who will manage fund development activities and relationships to help City Kids meet the growing demand for our services. We seek an innovative, organized, strategic, and engaging. Development Director with a passion for the youth we serve and wilderness education.
City Kids has established a solid foundation of support and needs a nonprofit professional to help take us to the next level. Our 2015 budget is 1.1 million with the expectation that this will expand in the years ahead. For more information about City Kids and the role, please visit http://www.citykidsdc.org/staff/open-positions To Apply: Applications including a cover letter, resume, and salary history should be sent to the Executive Director: email@example.com.
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