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July 15, 2014

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

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

Alphabetical by state under the following categories:

Activity Specialist = 20
Administration = 13
Health & Wellness = 1
Site & Facilities = 4

* New listings = 22
Total listings =
38

 
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*COUNSELOR - ARKANSAS
Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp is accepting applications for male and female counselors to begin in September 2014 until 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 $12,100, free room/board, 100% health care, and a $5,550 scholarship. Call Binky at 501-821-3714 or email binky@pfeifercamp.com. (ACA Accredited)

MANAGER - CALIFORNIA
Manager, Boating Instruction and Safety Center at Castaic Lake (Job ID: 4000) In partnership with Associated Students, the Department of Recreation and Tourism Management at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is pleased to announce the opening of a full time position managing the Boating Instruction and Safety Center (BISC) at the CSUN Aquatic Center, located at Castaic Lake State Recreation Area. The anticipated starting date will be Fall of 2014. Application screening begins July 9, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. You can view the details of this position and apply at: https://mynorthridge.csun.edu/psp/PANRPRD/EMPLOYEE/SA/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL For more information please contact: Nathan T. Martin, Ph.D. Executive Director, Aquatic Center at Castaic Lake Lecturer, Recreation and Tourism Management California State University, Northridge Nathan.Martin@csun.edu

RESIDENTIAL DIVERISTY COUNSELOR - CONNECTICUT
CT non-profit Diversity Education program hiring seasonal Residential Counselors, program staff and certified teachers. Must be enthusiastic & available for the Fall season beginning 9/8/14 – 11/21/14. The Discovery Center brings 5th & 6th grade students together from urban and suburban/rural areas for a five day overnight experience. Counselors facilitate diverse groups as they learn to live, work and play together as well as develop an understanding and respect for cultural and other differences. Staff create a positive learning environment and provide instruction in diversity, math, science, language arts and teambuilding. Various positions available - $325 per week, higher for certified teachers; housing included, meals provided while Camp is in session. Perfect opportunity to gain valuable experience in teaching, outdoor education, group facilitation, and experience working on a diverse team. TDC is accepting of all forms of diversity and is passionate about promoting equal opportunities for all. Visit us at www.discoveringdiversity.com TDC is an EOE. Submit resume & cover letter to: jasonfredlund@discoveringdiversity.com. Call (860) 484-9220 for more info. Located in Woodstock, CT

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: jobs@pacificquest.org or faxed to 808.443.0412.

*OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR - INDIANA
At YMCA Camp Potawotami, we focus on the ABCs of Camping - working to increase camper's sense of accomplishment and belonging while they learn about positive character traits and values. YMCA Camp Potawotami located in Wolcottville, IN is looking for individuals interested in becoming an Outdoor Education Instructor. The start date is August 18th and the end date is October 26th. 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. OE Instructors receive $310/week plus food and housing. Candidates must be at least 18 years old. Salary Information: $310/week plus food and housing Apply Online: http://fwymca.org.atsondemand.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=512470.viewjobdetail&CID=512470&JID=472224 or contact Katie Taylor at katie_taylor@fwymca.org. (ACA Accredited)

*OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR - INDIANA
Flat Rock YMCA Camp is seeking Program Instructors for our Fall Outdoor Education season. Flat Rock YMCA Camp sits on 240 acres of beautiful land bordered by the Flat Rock River. We are located in Southeastern Indiana minutes from nearby towns and just 45 minutes from Indianapolis and Cincinnati. The successful candidate will be able to provide leadership and instruction in Outdoor Environmental Education, adventure learning, teen leadership, belaying and ropes course facilitation, group camping/family camping and conferences. Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years and have a high school diploma, or its equivalent, and a related degree and/or equivalent relevant experience. Current Lifeguard Certification or the ability to acquire is a plus. CPR and First Aid certifications will be instructed during staff training. Salary is DOE. For more information and for the full job description please contact Bobby, OEE Program Director at bthomas@indymca.org, (765)525-6730, or to apply visit http://www.indymca.org/jobs/. Learn more on our website at http://www.flatrockymca.org/ and check us out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/FlatRockCamp. (ACA Accredited)

*PROFESSIONAL OUTDOOR INSTRUCTOR - INDIANA
Calling all OUTDOOR INSTRUCTORS! Come work in beautiful South Central Indiana this fall! Bradford Woods is known internationally as Indiana University’s Outdoor Center. We are seeking candidates who are interested in making a difference in the lives of children by using the outdoor environment as an amazing classroom! Our field instructors primarily teach environmental education and facilitate some team building to youth and younger adults – mostly 5th grade through some collegiate groups. After a world-class training, we offer $250/week with meals while working, housing, utilities, Wi-Fi, and fitness center, all on a beautiful 2500 acre facility. The position runs from August 18 – November 8. 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, Director of Outdoor Education at mjwills@indiana.edu or phone 765-342-2915. (ACA Accredited)

*SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM STAFF - INDIANA
School Year Program Staff facilitate visiting groups in outdoor education, leadership/team building, guest rental groups and retreats. Other camp life/community responsibilities included. Ability to be hands on and be flexible in the camp environment. Bachelor’s Degree required. Camp experience preferred. Partial year (4 month commitment ~August 3 –November 11, 2014) with an option to return for Spring (March-May). Housing provided. Must be available August 3, 2014. Visit our website for more information about our organization and to apply online: www.campranchoframasa.org or for more information contact Angi at angi@campranchoframasa.org. (ACA Accredited)

*PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR - MASSACHUSETTS
Located in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts, Berkshire Outdoor Center operates a year-round outdoor education program. Our operation serves around 12,000 youth and adults from around New England and beyond, the majority being from Boston and New York City areas. Typical groups include schools, youth groups, community organizations, corporate groups and other retreats and conferences. We also run Family Camps and Women's Wellness Weekends. Our Programs are focused educational experiences based on a curriculum of Environmental Education, Group Facilitation, and Outdoor Living Skills. Seasonal Employment Options: Because we run all year long, we are always looking for great staff. Staff work with us from as little as a few weekends to as much as several years. Fall Season: Commences on August 11th or August 18th Ends between December 1-15. Winter Season: Commences between January 1-7 Ends between March 15-30. Spring Season: Commences between April 1-15Ends between June 15-30. To find out more and apply for this position go to this web page and fill out our online application: http://www.bccymca.org/519. (ACA Accredited)

*OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR - MICHIGAN
YMCA Camp Copneconic is currently hiring Program Instructors to begin work on September 2nd for the 2014 Fall Outdoor Education Season. Applicants should be outgoing and energetic people who love working with kids in the out of doors. Instructors will teach a variety of activities in the following areas: Environmental Discovery, Adventure and Cooperative Learning, Recreational Fun, Traversing Nature and Historical and Cultural Immersion. Training is provided. Pay is $320/week and room and board is included. Check out our website to learn more about our programs or to apply at: www.campcopneconic.org. Or send resumes & completed applications to tomcorrell@campcopneconic.org (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM SPECIALIST - MICHIGAN
If you’re passionate about changing lives while living & serving in a Christian Community, then we’ve got just the job for you. Program Specialists work as a part of the Camp Henry staff team in the delivery of school, summer, & retreat programs. Their main role is to live out the mission of camp and to help all our guests have a blast, challenge themselves, and grow together. This is the perfect role for honing your craft in Camping Ministry as it provides you the chance to learn the ins-and-outs of Camp. Program Specialists will serve for 12 months and will take on a summer staff position during that season. Other responsibilities include program & curriculum development, planning & recruiting for the summer camp season, staff recruitment & marketing efforts, care of camp property & facilities, etc. Visit http://camphenry.org/about-us/staff/join-our-staff for the full-length job description including compensation and benefits. Position begins August 18th, 2014. Interviews will be conducted between now and July 20th with promising candidates. Interested persons should send a cover letter or an introductory email and a resume to Jake, Executive Director, jake@camphenry.org. (ACA Accredited)

*OUTDOOR EDUCATION NATURALIST - NEW JERSEY
YMCA Camp Mason seeks individuals for hands-on, field positions that directly involve teaching and leading groups of students in outdoor, environmental and recreational activities. Duties include planning and teaching classes; supervising outdoor recreation activities; assisting with curriculum development and planning; maintaining equipment; when needed, assisting with cleaning and preparation of camp facilities. Requirements: Associate or Bachelor's Degree or major in Environmental Science, Education, Biology, Botany or related field; must be comfortable outdoors and familiar with outdoor recreation and natural sciences; capable of supervising children; some knowledge of at least 3 key curriculum subjects. Stipend paid for seasonal contract, pro-rated on a bi-weekly basis, additional to fully paid room and board. $300-$320 per week. Evening program work pays an additional $15 per hour. Fall season runs August 25th – November 23rd 2014. Option available for continued employment through spring and summer seasons for exceptional staff. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Alison Fisk, Outdoor Center Director via email alison@campmason.org. For more information visit the Camp Mason website www.campmason.org. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS - NEW JERSEY
Happiness Is Camping, a summer camp for children with cancer is seeking 2 program instructors for the fall season with the potential for year round employment. Starting date is flexible but must start no later than September 1, 2014, with an end date of October 31. (unless employed year round). Candidates must have previous camp experience and must be certified in ropes course work or be willing to get trained. Located in beautiful northwest New Jersey, HIC hosts various youth and school groups during the non-summer season. No overnight cabin coverage. You will have a private bedroom in a shared apartment. Salary is up to $400.00 per week plus room and board depending upon experience. This is a wonderful camp and a great place to work and build a resume. To Apply: e-mail resume and cover letter to rich@happinessiscamping.org or mail to Rich Campbell, 62 Sunset Lake Road, Blairstown, NJ 07825. 908-362-6733 and visit our site at www.happinessiscamping.org. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM SPECIALIST - NEW JERSEY
Easter Seals New Jersey - Camp Merry Heart is currently seeking dynamic, energetic and compassionate Program Specialists for our 2014-2015 Fall, Winter and Spring programs that provide quality, meaningful residential camp experiences for adults and children with disabilities. At Camp Merry Heart you will join in our long tradition of serving people with development disabilities, visual impairments, behavioral tendencies, and physical disabilities in a conventional camp setting where recreation and fun are primary goals for all. Our Program Specialists will support in planning and organizing on-site camp respites, hotel and travel programs as well as hosting rental groups and special events. You’ll provide supervision of campers, assisting with personal care/ADLs and activities as needed. Ideal candidates will have: experience/interest in working with people with disabilities (children and adults), strong work ethic, and ability to work in a fast pace team environment. Candidates must meet pre-employment eligibility requirements, including a drug test, background check, HS diploma/equivalency verification, and reference checks. Competitive camp pay, meals during programs and shared housing is available. For further information contact Todd Thompson, Director of Camping and Recreation at 908-852-3896 or tthompson@nj.easterseals.com or visit our website at www.eastersealsnj.org/camp.

*OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR - NORTH CAROLINA
Love working with kids? Love being in the outdoors? YMCA Camp Weaver might have the great seasonal job for you! YMCA Camp Weaver is a resident camp facility located in beautiful Southeast Greensboro, NC. It is a premier program designed to provide the highest quality camp experiences that result in increased self-confidence to take on the challenges of life and school. Our premier programs include Summer Day and Overnight Camps, Conference and Retreats and Outdoor Education opportunities in Fall-Spring. Join us for an "Experience that lasts a Lifetime"! Serving 4th through 11th grades, our Outdoor Education program revolves around teaching kids natural science through experiential learning, helping to create the leaders of tomorrow. Hours vary weekly, ranging from 8 am until 10 pm with the program running from early September through mid November. Salary is $260/week, plus housing. Meals are available when groups are on-site. Housing is provided as a 3-bedroom home with 2 bathrooms, full kitchen, and laundry facilities. Please submit a cover letter and resume to luke.gerke@ymcagreensboro.org. Resumes are being taken until August 30th. (ACA Accredited)

*NATURALIST - OHIO
Not just a job—it's an adventure! Become part of a professional team of staff members at YMCA Camp Willson. With a focus on outdoor education activities, YMCA Camp Willson provides programs that include summer camp, weekend retreats, outdoor education, conference and group camping, adventure education and horseback riding. Outdoor Education Naturalists are responsible for teaching 2 to 5 classes per day, as well as leading afternoon and evening programs. Gain practical experience leading large and small groups. Work with elementary and middle school age students in high-energy classes including natural science, early American history and adventure education/team building curriculum. Spring, summer, fall and year-round employment is available. Compensation includes a wage of $230-$270/week, onsite housing, and meals. A background in natural resources, education or recreation preferred, and horseback riding skills are a plus. We are searching for energetic staff to start in September. Please, contact Heather Wood at hwood@ymcacolumbus.org for more information. (ACA Accredited)

OUTDOOR EDUCATION 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 Fall 2014 season. The season runs from mid-August, 2014 until November 22, 2014. 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, ffa.camp.muskingum@gmail.com or 330.627.2208. For more information about Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum visit us at www.ffacamp.com or on Facebook.

*PROGRAM SPECIALIST - WISCONSIN
Edwards YMCA Camp in East Troy, WI is seeking Program Specialists for the 2014-2015 school year. Program Specialists should be outgoing, hardworking, and highly motivated people who have their sights set on a career in the Camp or Outdoor Education field. The position places a strong emphasis on Environmental Education, High Adventure, Outdoor Recreation, and Teambuilding Programs. While programming is the primary focus, staff will also gain valuable experience in all facets of camp operation including maintenance, housekeeping, and office administration. Candidates should be willing to work a demanding schedule, be capable of working with a diverse guest base of both children and adults, have a passion for teaching in and about the natural world, and have a positive attitude and enjoy having fun! Our season begins August 21, 2014 and runs until June 9, 2015. Salary of $55/day is based on a 5 day work week. Shared Room & Board provided year round. Aflac available. To apply send your resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Mike Rutenbar mrutenbar@campedwards.org and Steve Cummins scummins@campedwards.org. For more information check out our web site www.campedwards.org or call (262)642-7466. (ACA Accredited)

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

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 If you are interested in this position, CLICK HERE to apply.

 

ADMINISTRATION

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR & GROUP COORDINATOR - CALIFORNIA
Alpine Meadows Retreats is Southern California's premier mountain camp and retreat center located in the San Bernardino Mountains about 30 minutes from Big Bear, CA. (www.alpinemeadowsretreats.com) Alpine Meadows is seeking an Asst. Director & Group Coordinator. Responsibilities include management of current clients, overseeing all group reservations, some marketing/sales responsibilities and site tours. The Asst. Director will also be involved in day to day operations of the facility and overseeing rental groups throughout their stay. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent job experience in a related field, great in-person and phone personality, and customer service abilities. Spanish speaking a plus, but not required. This is a full time year round position. Compensation includes salary and housing. E-mail resumes to jobs@alpinemeadowsretreats.com. (ACA Accredited)

*ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - ILLINOIS
(POSITION BEGINS SEPT/OCT 2014) - The Assistant Director serves as a member of the Camp Chi management team in creating the vision for and the development and implementation of programs that shape and define the Camp Chi experience. In this newly created role, the Assistant Director plays the lead role in staff recruitment, which includes the sourcing, interviewing and hiring of over 300 part time staff both for summer and year round programs. In addition, the Assistant Director is responsible for creating and implementing the highest level of specialty activities in camp and plays a key role in fostering and maintaining relationships with campers, parents and staff. Bachelors Degree in Education, Recreation, Jewish Studies, Social Work, Business; Masters Degree in Education, Social Work or Non-Profit Management preferred. 3+ years previous year around supervisory and management experience in a camping environment required (overnight camping environment preferred). Demonstrated success interviewing and hiring of staff required. For more information at to apply visit: www.gojcc.org/career/assistant-director-camp-chi-position-begins-sept-2014/ (ACA Accredited)

*DIRECTOR, RECREATION THERAPY - INDIANA
Overview: This is a senior management position at Bradford Woods with major oversight in high intensity medical and illness specific programs in the outdoor setting. Oversee and provide the vision & leadership for the Recreation Therapy program area including oversight of Medical Camping and Therapeutic Programs consisting of 850 youth with chronic illnesses and disabilities annually along with a $1.1 million budget, 80 staff and 50 volunteers. Foster and maintain lasting relationships with major foundations, non-profits, and health care professionals associated with carrying out these important pediatric programs from around the state. Work in collaboration with faculty to supervise student placements. Qualifications: Degree in Recreation Therapy with CTRS or able to get a CTRS within 6 months of hire date.  Experience: 5-10 years of progressively increased responsibility in management of services for youth with chronic illness and disability. Competitive salary, university benefits, on-site housing& utilities provided. Apply at the Indiana University Human Resources website. Contact Shay Dawson (Director) for more info sldawson@indiana.edu Indiana University is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer. (ACA Accredited)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - KANSAS
Wildwood Outdoor Education Center is seeking an energetic, experienced executive director to lead the organization as it seeks to provide more Kansas City urban and suburban children with life-changing experiences in the outdoors. This person must be thoroughly committed to improving the lives of children, especially youth at risk in the urban core, must truly appeciate the beauty of nature and must be able to articulate the value that the outdoors can bring to any educational experience. Wildwood operates as both an ACA-accredited resident camp and outdoor education center. It is housed on 150 acres of natural beauty, 55 miles south of Kansas City. The organization has an annual budget of $550,000, a volunteer board of directors that guides the organization, a full-time staff and several part-time employees who assist with Wildwood’s seasonal programming. Some employees live on the site.The director is expected to bring vision, effective management and fund development expertise to Wildwood’s board and programs, but is not expected to directly manage camp. Full job description, qualifications and application procedures available at http://www.wildwoodctr.org/employment-0 Applications close July 17. (ACA Accredited)

*DIRECTOR, CAMPING SERVICES AND FACILITES - MISSOURI
Exempt, Full Time, Regular. SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Director, Camping Services and Facilities is accountable for all of camping programs and facility operations; staff supervisor to program and maintenance staff; and responsible for an Annual Dynamic Budget of $2,251,000. MISSION OF GIRL SCOUTING: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. All employees are expected to fully support the work and mission of the organization. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. Development and implementation of camps and programs 2. Council and risk compliance with local, state, federal and organizational guidelines related to outdoor program facilities 3. Updates inventory of all current land, building, equipment and other physical assets of Council outdoor program facilities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience 2. Five years experience in camp operations and facilities management 3. Supervisory experience 4. Knowledge of Girl Scout program, local, national policies and standards as well as Council procedures and structures. Candidates should apply by emailing cover letter and resume to humanresources kyokley@girlscoutsem.org.

DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
ACA accredited day camp with over 500 children on North Shore of Long Island is seeking an experienced camp director to recruit, plan, direct and supervise all camp programs and staff. The camp director is responsible for coordinating year-round administrative tasks, implementing a successful program, directing all operational procedures, and maintaining a safe environment for all campers and staff. The director will evaluate and carry out systems for retaining and recruiting campers and staff, and oversee all aspects of public relations. The candidate should have excellent leadership and communication skills, experience directing a camp program and interacting with parents, and the ability to successfully manage staff and operations. Additionally, the candidate should be energetic, engaging, and be able to lead and motivate camp staff. A good knowledge of social media and budgeting is essential. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required. 3-5 years developing and managing camp programs preferred. A teaching degree would be a plus. For more information, send cover letter and resume to Lnaviasky@gmail.com. (ACA Accredited)

*CENTER DIRECTOR - NORTH CAROLINA
Don Lee Camp & Retreat Center is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated person to serve as Center Director to continue & advance its mission of inviting children, youth & adults to discover, reconnect & celebrate God & His creation through Jesus Christ. Don Lee mirrors the mission of the United Methodist Church to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Don Lee is nestled on 55 acres on the Neuse River in Arapahoe, NC. The Center Director is responsible for managing all aspects of camp operations as well as fund raising. The Center Director will work with the Executive Director, Administrative Office and other Center Directors to promote the camp & retreat ministry and contribute to overall ministry objectives. The ideal candidate is grounded in Christian faith consistent with UMC beliefs, have a 4 year college degree, have camp management experience, possess excellent communication & organizational skills and thrive in a team environment. Compensation is dependent on experience & includes on-site housing & benefits. Applications will be accepted until August 15, 2014. Send resume, references, cover letter & statement of faith to: Dail D. Ballard Executive Director
dail@ncumcamps.org. (ACA Accredited)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - OKLAHOMA  
Oklahoma United Methodist Camps. Education: Minimum Bachelor's Degree. Experience: Minimum of 5 years experience in the hospitality industry or ministry. Accountability: This person whether lay or clergy, shall serve as the chief administrative leader for the camping program in the Oklahoma Conference, and shall be accountable to the Camps Board of Trustees for implementing the policies and responsibilities delegated by the Trustees. The Executive Director of Camps will empower and supervise the Director/Managers, Site Development Committees and other conference camp and retreat activities as designated by the Trustees. Major Responsibilities: The Director of Camps will give leadership in the following areas: Vision Casting, Fundraising and Development, Finance, Marketing, Personnel, Programming, and other Administrative Duties. To apply email your resume and cover letter to areid@okumc.org

*ASSISTANT ACTIVITY MANAGER - TEXAS
The Assistant Activity Manager is responsible for facilitating all Sky Ranch activities including pools and lake activities, challenge courses, shooting sports (skeet shooting, laser tag, paintball, etc.), and dry activities (crafts, jumping pillow, etc.); This person trains staff in Sky Ranch activities; performs general maintenance of activities; and assists our retreat and camp guests as needed. Assists Activities Manager in recruiting, hiring and managing of Activities staff. Work schedule will vary, including evening and weekend shifts. Must be able to work some overtime as needed. Qualified candidates should possess the following: Be a committed believer in Jesus Christ; Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent work experience; LGI certification preferred; excellent interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills and detail oriented. Sky Ranch offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary, medical, dental, vision, Life, AD&D, STD & LTD coverage, Voluntary Life, 403(b), along with paid time off and paid holidays. Qualified applicants should apply by sending a completed application and Doctrinal Statement to hr@skyranch.org (email) or 903-386-2713 (fax). Please include job title in subject line. (ACA Accredited)

*CAMPS RESERVATION SPECIALIST - TEXAS
Austin, TX. Position Summary: The Camps Reservation Specialist will provide customer focused communication, data collection, and year-round service to Girl Scouts of Central Texas, our local community partners and the greater GSCTX community on behalf of Camps Kachina, Texlake, and Zilker Scout House/Day Camp. The primary goal of the Camps Reservation Specialist is to provide reliable, accessible, organized, accurate, and thorough communication with individuals and groups making reservations and registrations at GSCTX Camps. The Reservation Specialist will sustain systems for, user-friendly reservations as well as provide a quality registration experience for Summer Camp at Camp Kachina, Camp Texlake, and Zilker Scout House/Day Camp. JOB QUALIFICATIONS • Excellent Oral and Written Communications Skills. • Experience in Data and Systems Management. • Experience in Summer Camp Administration strongly preferred. • Effective Technology Application skills including Microsoft Office Suite. • Fluent in Spanish and American Sign Language is preferred. Please visit www.gsctx.org/about/careers for complete job description. Submit all required documents to careers@gsctx.org indicating job title in the subject line.

*CAMP RETREAT SPECIALIST - TEXAS
Belton, TX. Position Summary: The Retreat Specialist will provide high-quality, innovative, and relevant programming year-round to Girl Scouts of Central Texas and our local community partners. The Retreat Specialist will coordinate hourly facilitator staff as well as Camp Volunteer Corps members to connect guests with a highly customized and quality experience at Camp Kachina. JOB QUALIFICATIONS • Must be over the age of 25 by June 15, 2015 in accordance with American Camp Association requirements. • Membership in GSUSA is required annually. • Bachelor's Degree or appropriate professional certificate. • At least two seasons of camp administration or supervision experience. • Sensitivity to Diversity Management. • Strong Team Orientation. • Proven Adaptability/Flexibility. Please visit http://www.gsctx.org/about/careers for complete job description, application, etc. Submit all required documents to careers@gsctx.org indicating the job title in the subject line. Thank you! (ACA Accredited)

*CAMP RETREAT SPECIALIST - TEXAS
Spicewood, TX. Position Summary: The Retreat Specialist will provide high-quality, innovative, and relevant programming year-round to Girl Scouts of Central Texas and our local community partners. The Retreat Specialist will coordinate hourly facilitator staff as well as Camp Volunteer Corps members to connect guests with a highly customized and quality experience at Camp Texlake. JOB QUALIFICATIONS • Must be over the age of 25 by June 15, 2015 in accordance with American Camp Association requirements. • Bachelor's Degree or appropriate professional certification is required. • At least two seasons of administrative or supervisory experience is required. • Knowledge and experience in the field of youth development. • Effective Technology Application skills including Microsoft Office Suite. • Proficient use of CampMinder and other reservation and registration software and tools. • Fluent in Spanish and American Sign Language is preferred. • Required to live in GSCTX housing at Camp Texlake. Please visit www.gsctx.org/about/careers for complete job description. Submit all required documents to careers@gsctx.org indicating job title in the subject line. (ACA Accredited)

RETREATS & ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION MANAGER - WASHINGTON
Camp Fire is hiring a full-time, year-round Retreats & Environmental Education Manager based at Camp Sealth on Vashon Island, WA. The individual in this position is responsible for the administration, development, and implementation of all retreat and environmental education programs. The Retreat & Environmental Education Program Manager recruits school groups to participate in the spring and fall EE program, coordinates all the details of each school’s unique program, and serves as host during the schools’ 3-4 day visits. This position also coordinates the rental of camp facilities at Camp Sealth and Camp Niwana, making arrangements with other Camp Fire departments and numerous outside organizations to use and conduct programs at the camps. For more information about this position, please visit: http://www.campfire-usa.org/employment.htm . We are accepting applications until July 15, 2014. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to danaa@campfireseattle.org. (ACA Accredited)

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS

*REGISTERED NURSE, OUTDOOR EDUCATION - CALIFORNIA
The San Diego County Office of Education is seeking an RN to manage our health services program. The program serves 11-12 year-old students in our science and nature education program. General responsibilities include providing health care for students, staff, and visiting teachers with the assistance of a Health Technician and a night-time Nurse's Aide. Organize and dispense prescribed medication, call parents as needed to ensure proper health care; review health forms prior to student's arrival; work with instructional staff to ensure they have proper health information for students; help students with homesickness issues, order supplies, keep health manuals updated; handle medical emergencies, assure compliance with appropriate health and nursing policies, manage budget. Salary range 50: $3,665 - $4,677/mo; this is a 10-month position. Benefits include Public Employee Retirement System, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Camp located in the beautiful Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, 60 miles east of San Diego. To apply go to: http://www.edjoin.org/viewPosting.aspx?postingID=590596 For more information visit our website www.sdcoe.net/student-services/outdoored  or call 858-292-3695. Application closes 8/15/14 at 1:00 PM

 

SITE & FACILITIES

*FACILITY MANAGER/CARETAKER - ILLINOIS
Illinois Turner Camp on Fox River in far northwest suburban Chicago seeks full-time, year-round, on-site Maintenance Manager/Caretaker to oversee 90-acre seasonal facility. Major Responsibilities - Manage operations of the Camp including open (spring) and close (fall) of water systems & outdoor pool; maintenance/repair of electrical systems, pumps, refrigeration equipment, and buildings; periodic debris removal, etc. Qualifications: Experience in facility maintenance – general carpentry, water systems (well/septic), electrical work, understanding of HVAC systems, pool & pool house systems, grounds keeping, etc. Interested persons should send a cover letter or introductory email and a resume to ITCJOB@yahoo.com or call Jay Roth at 815-814-3555 for more details.

*CAMP MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR - INDIANA
The Maintenance Director ensures that YMCA Camp Potawotami facilities are clean, safe, and friendly. The Maintenance Director oversees the maintenance, repair, and upkeep of our 25 building facility, equipment, and 210-acre grounds of YMCA Camp Potawotami. The position supervises seasonal housekeeping staff, grounds keeping staff, and occasional volunteers. Perform routine maintenance of all facility equipment including alarms, lighting, filters, boilers, HVAC, and plumbing. Ensure camp is kept clean on a daily basis; purchasing supplies; securing bids; and developing and implementing a preventative maintenance plan. The Maintenance Director advises of maintenance issues, helps plan for improvements, and be able to respond quickly to facility emergencies affecting plumbing, fire alarms, and HVAC failures to limit interruption of programs. Benefits package includes: health and dental insurance, 12% employer funded retirement, plan upon eligibility, life insurance, LTD, and paid time off. Applications accepted until August 8th. Salary $35,000-$40,000 with negotiable living arrangements. Please apply online at... http://fwymca.org.atsondemand.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=512470.viewjobdetail&CID=512470&JID=472594. (ACA Accredited)

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

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - SOUTH CAROLINA
To assist the Director in the creation and implementation of best practices programming in a residential facility for female juvenile offenders at Camp Ghigau located in Tamassee, SC. For full details go to: http://www.clemson.edu/employment/prospective/findjobs.html  Reference: Job ID 13390. An on-line application must be completed to be considered for this position. Contact Info: Laura Reeves if you have questions. LRVS@clemson.edu or fax 864-878-5985

 


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