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April 17, 2015

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

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

Alphabetical by state under the following categories:

Activity Specialist = 12
Administration = 22
Food Services = 1
Health & Wellness = 2
Site & Facilities = 8
Outside of Camp/Not Camp Related = 3

* New listings = 21
Total listings =
48

 
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ACTIVITY SPECIALIST

OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS - ARIZONA
YMCA Camp Sky-Y and Chauncey Ranch is HIRING IMMEDIATELY for OEE/programming instructors. Come share your passion for the great outdoors and teaching with great kids from all over Arizona. With classes ranging from Climbing Tower to High Ropes to catapults to wildlife ecology, this is an adventure! Camp Sky-Y is located on 50 acres in the Prescott National Forest in beautiful Prescott, Arizona. Our Spring 2015 season runs from April 10th to May 22nd with opportunities to join our Summer Camp staff and on into our Fall Season. Applicants should have experience working with elementary and middle school children. You must be at least 18 and willing to live and work at Camp Sky-Y. Earn $8.05 per hour. Applicants must be able to pass a background check before employment begins. Please contact jthomas@vosymca.org for more information, full job description or to submit your cover letter, resume, and three references!

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

HORSE ADVENTURE STAFF - ILLINOIS
Horse Adventure Leaders Needed for Summer 2015! The Horse Adventure Staff lead week-long horse camping programs for teens ages 12-16 on and around Camp Ondessonk and the Shawnee National Forest. Horse Adventure staff are responsible for leading riding instruction sessions and facilitating low-impact backcountry camping experiences with pack horses. Qualifications: Certification by the CHA or equivalent past experience, Wilderness medical certification, lifeguard certification preferred. Staff must be at least 18, 21+ preferred. Experience with horses, youth riding instruction, and camping are a must. Ability to lead campers and staff in a safe, effective, and positive manner, effective organizational skills, working knowledge of trails and procedures for a multi-day overnight ride. Skill and experience in multi-day overnight camping, including use of a pack horse, mature judgment and responsibility, ability to anticipate and respond to emergency situations effectively. Compensation: $250-$300/wk depending on experience; Room and board included. Dates: May 15-August 1. Week of June 28-July 4 off. Interested candidates should contact us directly at stables@ondessonk.com. (ACA Accredited)

OUTDOOR INSTRUCTORS - INDIANA
Bradford Woods, Indiana University’s Outdoor Center, is located in the American Heartland in South Central Indiana. We are surrounded by rolling hills, limestone bluffs, deciduous forests and miles of waterways. Indiana is central to great outdoor adventures with over 25 state parks, World-renowned climbing in nearby Red River Gorge, amazing backpacking in The Hoosier National Forest and miles of mountain bike trails. Come visit Indiana and spend some time working in the great outdoors at Bradford Woods. We have a 2500 acre natural playground to be shared with youth and adults alike. We are continuously hiring outdoor professionals who are eager to teach children about the outdoor environment and to facilitate team building programs. We have been offering programs for over 60 years and specialize in state-based curriculum. We seek candidates who love the outdoors and have skills in teaching children, leading trips, and working at summer camps. We seek academic backgrounds such as recreation, environmental and adventure education, resource management, biology and much more. Complete job descriptions can be found at https://www.bradwoods.org/about-us/employment/. Send resume and cover letter to mjwills@indiana.edu (ACA Accredited)

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

ADVENTURE GUIDE/INSTRUCTOR - SOUTH CAROLINA
May through November position Adventures:(Summer Program) Lead, instruct and guide campers (age 10-17) in all areas of Camp Hannon Adventures. Perform duties as required by camp director. Will lead/guide 6&7 day camps. Activities include mtn biking, canoeing, climbing, rafting, some primitive camping, backpacking, zip lines Exploration Hannon: (Fall Program)Outdoor Education Instructor - teaching forestry/mountain ecology. Facilitate groups using adventure activities. Hiking, stream mapping, zip line canopy tours. Qualifications: A/BS Environmental Ed, Natural Sciences, or related field Patience, understanding, flexibility Teaching skills Must be able to physically perform the tasks required to teach outdoors Must be willing to work long hours Pay Scale: Twice per month pay of $440-600 plus room/board and sickness/accidental insurance plan. To apply, forward your resume and 3 professional references to RLHayes@clemson.edu http://adventuresummer.camp/

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

ACITIVITY SPECIALIST - CHINA
Are you ready for a real adventure? We are seeking experienced camp counselors to help us establish summer camps in China. We will provide your flights (flight allowance of $1500), visa, housing, and some spending money, and you will get to be a part of an education revolution in the biggest country in the world. We have positions open for both Resident Camp (Qinhuangdao) and Day Camp (Beijing). Both camps run from 6/2/15 to 8/22/15. China has a social skills gap and sees American camps as part of the solution. Your experience will be vital in helping shape the 21st century in the world's fastest growing economy. Please contact Ben at bbaiamonte@campchampions.com to express interest. Include a phone number and Resident or Day Camp preference. You will need a passport valid for 6 months beyond your stay in China. There may also be longer-term opportunities for those who are interested in staying to work beyond the summer.

*LIFEGUARD – DISNEY CRUISE LINE CASTAWAY CAY
Responsibilities:•Operate water-based recreation spaces –monitor safety, volume and activity around pool areas & 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 & ship rules/regulations •Participate in Emergency Duties as specified in ship Assembly PlanBasic Qualifications •Minimum 2 years recent experience in a lifeguard capacity; high-volume pool •Ability to pass pre-hire swim test & 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 & work onboard ships •Be able to work a 7 day, 70-84 hourweek with limited time off •Adhere to Disney appearance guidelines •Agree to share a cabin. Preferred Qualifications:•Open water lifeguard experience •Experience with boats, snorkel equipment, etc.
To apply contact: Mary@sixthstar.com

*NURSERY COUNSELOR - DISNEY CRUISE LINE
Responsibilities: •Interact with/supervise infants & toddles 3 months to 3 years, in onboard daycare center •Facilitate active and relaxed unstructured playtime •Extensively clean nursery spaces •Maintain/ensure cleanliness of nursery according to USPH •Participate in Castaway Cay job responsibilities associated with position •Comply with company policies/procedures, along with maritime and ship rules/regulations •Participate in Emergency Duties as specified in ship Assembly PlanBasic Qualifications: •Minimum 2 years recent experience with infants/toddlers in public or private recreation, day care, or camp setting •Experience working with a minimum of 3-5 children at one time •Energetic and self-motivated •Relates well to audiences of all ages •Be at least 20 years of age •Be able to speak, read and write fluent English •Willingness to live and work onboard a ship •Be able to work a 7-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off •Be able to adhere to Disney appearance guidelines •Agree to share a cabin Preferred Qualifications:•Schooling in recreation, education, or related •Experience working with special needs children •Bilingual/multilingual Video link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6kHPTmkBmE&list=PLc_MX4EcyttRAHxcgHua-GaF0RDBrReU7&index=1 To apply contact: Mary@sixthstar.com

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 Sixth Star: Mary@sixthstar.com

BEACH FRONT RESORT SEEKS LIFEGUARDS/ACTIVITY STAFF-NORTHERN MARIANAS ISLANDS
For more than 20 years, Pacific Islands Club Saipan has been giving outgoing and energetic individuals the experience of a lifetime. A chance to work and live abroad. An opportunity to apply your customer service and recreation talents and learn new skills along the way  We are still looking for a special few to join our program for the next six months. Amazing benefits package awaits for the right individuals. Housing, meals, full medical and air transportation from your place to ours plus and hourly wage and overtime pay! PIC Saipan is looking for experienced lifeguards, activity staff, Kids Club coordinators and entertainers all rolled into one. Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Email glenn.policare@picsaipan.com for an application package. Resort information can be found at www.picresorts.com. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE VALID PROOF TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AND POSSESS A VALID US PASSPORT FOR TRAVEL. Our next group of US Mainland hires will be arriving in mid-May and mid June of 2015. Apply today!!!

 

ADMINISTRATION

HEAD COUNSELOR - CALIFORNIA
Join Camp Ursa Major this summer as our Head Counselor! This person is responsible for working with our Camp Director to implement a day camp program for about 60 campers in kindergarten through 8th grade, mentor and support approximately 10 staff members, contribute to our camp culture and be a part of our outstanding Leadership Team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about developing youth and youth-serving professionals in a summer camp setting, excel at customer service for our camp families and show a willingness to learn and grow. This position is part time and potentially virtual (about 5 hours per week) beginning April 1, full time beginning June 1. Requirements: Minimum of two years' experience in youth development, preferably in summer camp. Minimum one year/season experience in a leadership or managerial role. PLEASE NOTE that as a day camp, we do not provide housing, meals or transportation. All employees travel to and from our camp in Napa each day. For more information and a full job description, please email andy@campursamajor.com or call (310) 472-7474 ext. 102. (ACA Accredited)

ROPES DIRECTOR - CALIFORNIA
Camp O-Ongo is looking for a Ropes Director. Qualified applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree, at least 4 years of related experience, and an ACCT Level II certification. Main responsibilities of the Ropes Director will include managing the 3 high ropes courses and 4 zip lines, training instructors and ropes leads 3-4 times each year, and general operation of the teambuilding and leadership program. Camp O-Ongo is located in beautiful Running Springs, California in the San Bernardino National Forest. Primary programs include summer camp, outdoor education during the school year, and various weekend retreat groups. For more information visit www.palimountain.com or email director@paliinstitute.com.

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. Apply here: http://www.bunk1rollcall.com/en/a/521 Questions? Ask Kevin@campkupugani.com. (ACA Accredited)

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

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

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

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

CAMPING PROFESSIONAL - NEW YORK
The Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts is seeking a camping professional to manage year round camp operations in multiple locations. A career in the Boy Scouts gives an opportunity to develop leaders of tomorrow through outdoor programming. Previous Scouting experience prefered, but not required. Duties include: relationship development with local organizations, management of staff both year round and seasonal, program development and implementation, and budget management. Management of one of the premiere Scout Camps in the nation in one of the most popular destinations in and around New York City. Management of camps in Staten Island, Alpine, NJ, and The Catskills of New York are related to the position. Multiple positions available IMMEDIATELY. Competitive salary is negotiable based on camping and previous Scouting experience. Interested persons should contact Tom Pendleton at thomas.pendleton@scouting.org. For more information about Greater New York Councils visit www.bsa-gnyc.org.

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

MARINE SCIENCE PROGRAM COORDINATOR - NORTH CAROLINA
Wilmington, North Carolina: Sea Turtle Camp is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator. This position reports directly to the Camp Director. The primary responsibilities include: working with the Camp Director to execute our overall vision and high company standards; curriculum development; coordinating logistics for all programs; assisting in hiring, training and leading of seasonal staff; fostering an environment of excellence in customer-service; sales, marketing strategies (including social media), budget planning and overall operations, while building long-term relationships with campers and families. Requirements: At least 3 years of professional camp management experience preferred. Send resume & cover letter to Rebecca McWhorter, director@seaturtlecamp.com or Jen Civelli, jen@seaturtlecamp.com. Check us out at www.seaturtlecamp.com.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR - NORTH CAROLINA
Wilmington, North Carolina: Wrightsville Beach Surf Camp is seeking a full-time year-round Program Coordinator. This benefited position reports directly to the Camp Director. The primary responsibilities include: working with the Camp Director to execute our overall vision and high company standards; curriculum development; coordinating logistics for all surfing and marine science programs; assisting in hiring, training and leading of seasonal staff; fostering an environment of excellence in customer-service; sales, marketing strategies (including social media), budget planning and overall operations, while building long-term relationships with campers and families. Requirements: At least 3 years of professional camp management experience and Masters Degree preferred. Send resume & cover letter to Jen Civelli at jen@wbsurfcamp.com. Check us out at www.wbsurfcamp.com.

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

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

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

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - OHIO
Resumes for this position will be accepted, starting on March 1 - April 30, 2015, in electronic format only emailed to: resumes@hiramhousecamp.org ; Additional information and requirements will be available on the Hiram House website at: http://www.hiramhousecamp.org/contact-us/employment/executive-director Position: Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for The Hiram House staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. Leading an already strong operational team, the Executive Director will focus on the development of funding sources, strategic planning, staff development, public awareness, and relationship building with other area agencies and organizations. (ACA Accredited)

LEADERSHIP & CONFERENCING DIRECTOR - OHIO
YMCA Camp Kern is looking for a new Leadership and Conferencing Department Director. The department is responsible for hosting more than 14,000 guests and hundreds of college, corporate, church, non-profit and Y-Guide groups each year. The position is responsible for 3 full time staff, up to 15 part time staff, and all operations of the department, including but not limited to: budget creation and management, staff hiring / training / supervision, department marketing, maintenance and upkeep of all high ropes courses / elements, oversight of office manager / bookings and contracts, board and committee involvement and all guest and group experience. We are looking for someone to drive the department forward, with creative ideas, new partnerships and through the deliverance of exceptional experiences for guests.  The position reports to the Executive Director as part of a team of eight Department Directors, and must be able to balance department goals with contributions to camp wide goals. For more information, and to apply please visit: http://www.ymcaonline.org/about-us/employment-opportunities.html (position is listed under Camp Kern heading) Questions? Contact Chris Addison at: 513-932-3756 x1512 or caddison@daytonymca.org (ACA Accredited)

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

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

CAMP DIRECTOR - TEXAS
Ebert Ranch Camp is located on 465 acres near Fredericksburg Texas. It is a small group ranch camp operated by the Lutheran Church as a part of Cross Trails Ministry.  Cross Trails Ministry is seeking new Ebert Ranch Camp Director to begin in August 2015. Applicants must be Christian with a desire to provide exemplary hospitality to all ages; have experience developing youth and family programming; have strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; and have the ability to supervise others, work on a team and show creative initiative. Applicants must have a diverse skill set in program and basic facilities oversight and be prepared for year round ministry. Applicants must be able to be certified in lifeguarding, CHA western horsemanship level 1 and high ropes facilitation. This position includes salary, health and retirement benefits and 3/2 housing on site with basic utilities paid. For a complete position description visit www.crosstrails.org/about/employment. Send cover letter and resume to Deanna Christensen at deanna@crosstrails.org or 391 Upper Turtle Creek Rd., Kerrville, Texas 78028. Call 830-257-6340 or email Deanna@crosstrails.org with questions. (ACA Accredited)

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

DIRECTOR - VIRGINIA  
Virginia Cooperative Extension at Virginia Tech invites applications for the position of Director, Jamestown 4-H Educational Center, Williamsburg, VA. The Jamestown 4-H Center conducts extensive educational and recreational programs throughout the year with youth and adult audiences. An American Camp Association (ACA) accredited camp. Programs include 4-H residential camping programs, adventure camps for teens, educational field trips for schools, community and civic events, and team building for all age groups. To Apply: Applicants are required to apply electronically online to: https://jobs.vt.edu, posting AP0150108. Review of applications will begin 4-9-2015. Inquiries should be directed to: Phone: 540-231-3451 FAX: 540-231-5545 Internet: extpers@vt.edu Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (ACA Accredited)

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

 

FOOD SERVICES

FOOD SERVICE MANAGER - WASHINGTON
The Food Service Manager is vital in maintaining a smoothly functional summer camp kitchen. As the supervisor in the kitchen, the Food Service Manager takes primary responsibility in ensuring high-quality, healthy meals to campers and staff and maintaining a functional and kitchen environment. Tasks include supervising all kitchen staff, holding kitchen staff meetings, and ordering all food and supplies, as well as assisting in setting a weekly menu, meal preparation, cleaning, dish washing, serving food, and managing pack-out meals. Minimum requirements: Desire and ability to work in a busy camp kitchen, previous experience with quantity cooking, at least 21 years of age, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control.Salary DOE, $400-$600/week plus room and board. For more information please contact campstaff@girlscoutsww.org  and visit https://www.girlscoutsww.org/who-we-are/join-team/Pages/Work-at-Summer-Camp.aspx  or apply online at https://girlscoutsww.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS

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

HEALTH SUPERVISOR - WASHINGTON
The Health Supervisor is vital in maintaining the health and wellness of participants at summer camp. The Health Supervisor manages the health of all campers, which includes keeping detailed and professional records, responding to emergencies, storing, securing, and administering medications appropriately, and maintaining confidentiality. Minimum requirements: Desire and ability to answer health related issues, at least 21 years of age, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control. Salary DOE, $400-$600/week plus room and board. For more information please contact campstaff@girlscoutsww.org and visit https://www.girlscoutsww.org/who-we-are/join-team/Pages/Work-at-Summer-Camp.aspx or apply online at https://girlscoutsww.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

 

SITE & FACILITIES

ON-SITE FACILITIES MANAGER - CALIFORNIA
Camp Newman seeks a “Hands-On” Facilities Manager to support and enable the successful realization of the mission of the camp. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:• Year-round oversight, maintenance and upkeep of the Camp property;• Participate in budget process and manage the facilities operations budget including, staff, operational expenses and supplies;• Hands-On maintenance and improvement of the facility; • Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, supervising and performance management of all facilities and housekeeping staff;• Overall responsibility for training, safety and compliance with Federal health, safety/OSHA and environmental laws and ordinances; • Liaise with local jurisdictional authorities including fire, health, building, fish & game, wildlife, mechanical, electrical and plumbing and other authorities having jurisdiction. For more information: http://urj.org/about/union/jobs/?syspage=announcement&item_id=116820 Resumes to careers@urj.org (ACA Accredited)

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

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

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

CAMP RANGER/CARETAKER - MINNESOTA
Year-round, FT ranger sought for Stearns Scout Camp in South Haven, MN that includes 1200 acres, 14 buildings, and plans for capital improvements of $2 mil. over next two years. Responsibilities include maintenance, operations, admin duties, relationship building and support to campers. Must be able to work weekends. HS diploma or equiv., with tech. college preferred; skills including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, heavy equipment operation, volunteer and part-time staff management; able to lift 150 pounds and obtain certification in first aid and CPR; valid driver’s license. Able to facilitate a large-scale construction project, have facilities management or camp ranger experience, some Scouting background. Must be customer-service oriented and able to work independently with little supervision. Starting salary is $30K annually. Compensation also includes on-site housing, utilities, and vehicle (valued at 17K and is non taxable). This exempt position has competitive benefits. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to jobs@northernstarbsa.org Resumes are preferred by 4/15.
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*CAMP MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - OREGON
Camp Maintenance Technician – Hancock Field Station Regular Full-Time The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is seeking a Camp Maintenance Technician who is responsible for supporting residential education programming through effective care and maintenance of camp facilities and equipment. Assist with the development, planning, and execution of OMSI Science Camp programs. This position will be located at Hancock Field Station, outside of Fossil, OR. The Camps Maintenance Technician must have the ability to maintain site appearance and function to support a positive work and education environment. They will provide general maintenance, including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and automotive. Maintain camp cleanliness, sanitation, and waste disposal (including recycling), and supervise students/volunteers in some tasks. This role will provide on-call assistance for maintenance emergencies. Monitor facility-related safety and risk management issues. Ensure safety of participants and staff in camp. The Camp Maintenance Technician will maintain, upgrade and protect OMSI Science camps facilities and property, water quality monitoring program. Procure and maintain inventory of camp supplies (excepting education supplies.) employment@omsi.edu

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

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

 

OUTSIDE OF CAMP/NOT CAMP RELATED

ASSISTANT CAMP - RESORT MANAGER - NEW YORK
Job Description: Manage the resources & assets of the property, including staff, buildings, & other assets. Attract new customers &guests through active marketing, excellent customer service, & adding value to the vacation experience of our guests. Analyze, prepare & manage the operational budget of the resort. Requirements: BS from 4-year, accredited university or college. A combo of education & commensurate experience may be considered. 5 plus years of experience in management position, hotel, camp or RV preferred. Marketing &sales experience. Strong guest services, communication & leadership skills. Excellent skills in Microsoft Office applications, & other web based applications. A current driver's license. Additional Details: Job Available Immediately. Salary: $50-$55,000 per year. Other: Equity LifeStyle offers a rich benefits package, including competitive salary; bonus program; outstanding medical, dental, vision and RX coverage; 401k; employee stock purchase plan; paid time off & housing. Applicants who do not have legal permission to work in the US will not be considered. We thank all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. EOE email: jcohen@campgroundlodgingconsultants.com

RECREATION DIRECTOR - TEXAS
Job Description: Oversee & lead all recreation, activities & special events at camp-resort. Create special event calendar & activity schedules. Manage & lead recreation staff. Prepare schedules, programs, & events to meet budget objectives. Professionally represent the Company’s high standards to the campers, guests & employees. Requirements: BS in Park & Recreation Management from a 4-year, accredited university or college. A combo of education & commensurate experience may be considered. 2 plus years of exp. in a rec position at a camping resort or summer camp. Excellent communication, leadership & customer service skills. A current valid driver's license & auto insurance. Proficiency in Spanish. MISC: Job Available Immediately. Hill Country offers a rich benefits package, including competitive salary; outstanding medical, RX coverage; and paid time off. Applicants who do not have legal permission to work in the US will not be considered. Salary: $30-$35,000 per year. Accommodation: Housing assistance. We thank all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact park directly. Terms & conditions of employment subject to change. EOE email: jcohen@campgroundlodgingconsultants.com

CAMP-RESORT MANAGER - WISCONSIN
Job Description: Manage the resources & assets of the property, including staff, buildings & other assets. Attract new customers & guests through marketing, excellent customer service & adding value to the vacation experience of our guests. Analyze, prepare & manage the operational budget of the resort. Requirements: BS from a 4-year, accredited university or college. Combo of education & commensurate experience may be considered. 5 plus years of experience in a management position, hotel, camp or RV preferred. Marketing & sales experience. Strong guest services, communication & leadership skills. Excellent skills in Microsoft Office applications & other web based applications. A current valid driver's license.  MISC: Job Available Immediately. Salary: $50-$52,500 per year. ELS offers benefits package, including competitive salary; bonus program; medical, dental, vision & RX coverage; 401k; employee stock purchase plan; & paid time off. Applicants who do not have legal permission to work in the US will not be considered. We thank all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Do not contact the campground directly. Job description subject to change. EOE email: jcohen@campgroundlodgingconsultants.com


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