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December 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 = 18
Administration = 43
Food Services = 3
Health & Wellness = 2
Site & Facilities = 3
Outside of Camp/Not Camp Related = 2

* New listings = 43
Total listings =
71

 
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ACTIVITY SPECIALIST

*SPACE CAMP COUNSELOR - ALABAMA
As a Space Camp Counselor, enter a job that immerses you in STEM education alongside astronauts, rockets, space travel simulators and individuals who share your passion for exploration! You will guide students through the history of the US space program, the steps to building their own rockets, and the pathway to completing a simulated Space Shuttle mission. This opportunity will be more than just a few lines on your résumé – it’s a community, a culture, and an out-of-this-world leadership experience! Beyond the job, we endeavor to provide our staff with a multitude of professional, social and volunteer activities. On your off time, get a group together and attend local concerts, listen to an astronaut talk of their experiences in space, or volunteer cleaning up local hiking trails. Free onsite housing and meals are available to our RA counselors. With the U.S. Space & Rocket Center as your launch pad, the entire southeast region is waiting to be explored. Require: Open Availability (Sunday-Saturday: 6:15 a.m. – 11 p.m.) Prefer: 30 college credits, 20 years of age. Pay: $9 p/h Starts: January 7, 2015 Apply: www.rocketcenter.com/hr Contact: Lierin Martin at campjobs@ussrc.com or (256)721-5488

*AMERICORPS COUNSELOR - ARKANSAS
Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp is accepting applications for male and female counselors starting now through July 31, 2015. Pfeifer Camp is an educational, residential camp for at-risk youth ages 8-14. The Alternative Classroom Experience, has won local, national, and international awards, and was named a national Exemplary Substance Abuse Prevention Program. Our director was named as a Champion of Change by the White House. AmeriCorps Counselors must live at the camp from Sunday evening through Friday afternoon each week, are responsible for up to 10 campers in a cabin, lead them in all camp activities, tutor in the classroom and serve as parents, teachers, friends and mentors to their campers. Applicants 21 or older are preferred but exceptions are possible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens to serve in AmeriCorps. Benefits: Living allowance of $6,050, free room/board, 100% health care, and an education award of $2,775. Call Binky at 501-821-3714 or email binky@pfeifercamp.com. (ACA Accredited)

*PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR - OUTDOOR EDUCATION - CALIFORNIA
Teach educational classes and lead activities for students and clients. Lead activities including (but not limited to) archery, field games, and the climbing tower with good teaching and leadership skills. Be continually safety conscious. Supervise students during mealtimes, overnight in cabins, during transitional times and during cabin chores. Maintain a positive attitude toward camp, clients, and other staff. Provide exemplary role modeling at all times when groups are in camp. Demonstrate a strong sense of ownership in camp, including cleaning of facilities and care of equipment and supplies. Follow specific directives of the Program Coordinators, Outdoor Education Director, or Program Directors as assigned. Please apply online at camp.ymca.org under the get involved section. Compensation is $60-64/day plus benefits, room and board. (ACA Accredited)

*RESIDENTIAL OUTDOOR SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR - CALIFORNIA
This is a multi-season position. During the fall & spring seasons, instructors deliver residential, 1-5 day Outdoor Science educational programs primarily serving grades 5 & 6 from regional elementary schools. All of our lessons are hands-on science and collaborative problem solving based with a focus on critical thinking, science, and environmental stewardship. Instructors are responsible for leading and educating a group of 15 students throughout the week, including facilitating large group activities, leading meals and night programs. During the summer season, SNJ delivers both traditional summer camp programs and tailored programs for special needs and leadership development groups. SNJ’s traditional, week-long summer camp programs are designed with an educational and experiential focus for our resident campers. Instructors supervise the campers overnight, as well as facilitate activities such as archery, swimming, kayaking, campfires, and skits. For leadership development groups, instructors will use SNJ’s challenge course to facilitate leadership experiences. For the full job description and information in how to apply please visit http://sierranevadajourneys.org/about-us/jobs/

*ASSISTANT YOUTH PROGRAMS DIRECTOR - COLORADO
YMCA of the Rockies is hiring now! The Assistant Youth Programs Director will assist in the development, implementation, supervision and evaluation of the Youth Programs at the Estes Park Center. This seasonal, full time position is from February until August 2015.-Must be at least 21 years of age.-Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field.-Must have experience working with children and college aged staff.-Must enjoy working with young children.-Must possess and maintain current First Aid and CPR Certification.-Fluent in speaking and writing English.-During Day Camp months of operation (June-August), you will be responsible for the opening and operating of the Early Bird Camp. -Assist in After School and Friday School Days out. This job includes all meals, on-property lodging in dormitory housing at the edge of Rocky Mountain National Park, LOADS of great perks (like free skiing/snowboarding at Winter Park Resort!), and pays $6.25/hour (40 hour work week). To apply and find out more, please visit ymcarockies.org/work or https://apply.coolworks.com/ymca-estes-park/job-details.asp?JobID=4064

*OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR - COLORADO
Interested in educating our future generations in ecology and environmental systems? Join a wonderful team of Outdoor Education Instructors at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado. You'll teach classes in water ecology, elk ecology, hike students into Rocky Mountain National Park to learn about glaciers, run team building activities, and lead campfires for students 5th-8th grade. Spring 2015 season is March 14 through approx. June 15--and we also run an Autumn season! (There are also work opportunities for the summer to bridge the terms.) COMPENSATION: In exchange for your work, you'll receive:• Biweekly pay (based on 40 hours/week)• Room (housing includes internet access/heat/water--no bills!--in a dormitory building)• Board (3 tasty buffet style meals 7 days per week)• YMCA of the Rockies membership/use of Y facilities• Great employee perks on your days off. TO APPLY: https://apply.coolworks.com/ymca-estes-park/job-details.asp?JobID=2364 QUESTIONS? Contact our HR department at 970-586-3341 x1013. Additional information on our family resort & conference center may be found at www.ymcarockies.org

*OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR/RECREATION ATTENDANT - COLORADO
Do you have a passion for teaching and ecology/the outdoors? Join a great team of Outdoor Education Instructors at the YMCA of the Rockies: Snow Mountain Ranch, located near Winter Park, Colorado. You'll teach classes in water/alpine ecology, outdoor survival skills, Leave No Trace principles, hike students into an abandoned "gold mine" to teach geology, run team building activities, and lead campfires for students 5th-8th grade. Spring 2015 season training begins April 22 and the season runs through early June. Should you choose to stay on through the summer, we have positions available at our day camp and in our family programs departments. COMPENSATION: Biweekly pay (based on 40 hours/week); teaching rate is $5.50/hour, rec attendant rate is $4.50/hour • Room (housing includes internet access/heat/water--no bills!--in a dormitory building) • Board (3 tasty buffet style meals 7 days per week) • YMCA of the Rockies membership/use of Y facilities • Employee perks on your days off.TO APPLY: https://apply.coolworks.com/snow-mountain-ranch/job-details.asp?JobID=42715 For more information, please see snowmountainranch.org QUESTIONS? Contact our HR department at 970-887-2152 x4013. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM GUIDE - HAWAII  
Pacific Quest facilitates an environment for teens and young adults to recognize a desire for change. THE MISSION of Pacific Quest is to provide individualized, sustainable, personal development within a safe, structured, experiential and natural environment in a culture of unconditional support and personal responsibility. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Direct experience working with youth. Desire to garden, farm, and use experiential education as a tool for growth.21 years or older Valid CPR/First Aid certification Valid Driver’s license with clean record. Able to pass Background Check. Able to pass Drug Test upon arrival. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Psychology, Farming/Agro ecology or Outdoor Education/Leadership, or a minimum of 3 years relevant experience. Specific experience with “at-risk” youth or within wilderness therapy. CONTACT: To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter along with application materials to jobs@pacificquest.org, to fax (855) 317-6304, or mail to Pacific Quest, PO Box 540, Naalehu, HI, 96772

*EQUESTRIAN COORDINATOR - ILLINOIS
Camp Ondessonk is a traditional summer camp located on 983 acres within the Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois. We are seeking a full-time Equestrian Coordinator who will work both the summer camp season as well as year-round programming for adults and children. The Ondessonk Stables have a permanent herd of approximately 70 horses, outdoor riding arenas, an extensive pasture system and hundreds of miles of trails in the immediate vicinity. The Equestrian Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Director in the general management, operation and supervision of the stable program, personnel, horses, and facility. This is a salaried, year-round position with excellent benefits including available on-site housing. Candidates must have significant horse care and riding experience. Must be at least twenty-one (21) years old with leadership ability to supervise campers and staff in a positive, safe, and effective manner. Must have knowledge of facility maintenance, including equipment, tractors, tools, ect. Experience working with children, along with CHA and First-Aid/CPR certifications are preferred. More information, including a full job description, is available at http://Ondessonk.com/employment. (ACA Accredited)

*OUTDOOR EDUCATION NATURALIST - INDIANA
Do you have a passion for the outdoors? Do you want to share that passion with over 6000 children per year? Flat Rock YMCA Camp is searching for Outdoor Education professionals. Flat Rock Outdoor Education serves schools from Indiana, Ohio, and even Chicago! Our 240 acre facility is home to a Fen wetland, real rock climbing, and not to mention the gorgeous Flat Rock River. Candidates should be a minimum of 18 years old and have a high school diploma, or its equivalent, and a related degree and/or equivalent experience with youth/families in recreational or educational settings is preferred. Current Lifeguard Certification or the ability to acquire is a plus. CPR and First Aid certifications will be part of staff training and are required by the start of programming. Our pay rates are daily and will depend on experience. Housing is provided as well as prepared meals when there are groups and a stocked staff kitchen during down times. For questions or more info email Bobby at bthomas@indymca.org. To apply visit this link. Also check out our website at www.flatrockymca.org. (ACA Accredited)

PROFESSIONAL OUTDOOR INSTRUCTOR - INDIANA
SPRING OUTDOOR INSTRUCTORS! Bradford Woods is Indiana University's Outdoor Center. If you have a love for teaching and for children, combine these at our beautiful 2500 acre facility. We are world-renowned for environmental education programs and take pride in hiring outstanding professionals to take on the job of teaching children in our outdoor classroom. If you have camp experience, work with youth, are an outdoor enthusiast and have a passion for the environment, check us out! We are actively hiring staff for our spring season which runs from March 9-May 30, 2015. Spots are still available, but ACT FAST as these competitive positions fill up quickly. For a complete job description and information on how to apply, please visit our website http://www.bradwoods.org/about-us/employment/field-instructors/. Questions? Call or email Melanie 765-342-2915 or mjwills@indiana.edu. (ACA Accredited)

*CAMP COUNSELOR - IOWA
Camp High Hopes, a new and rapidly growing camp for youth and adults with special needs and disabilities, in Sioux City, IA is seeking a creative and vibrant individual to join our team for our upcoming Spring 2015 season! Camp Counselors furthers the mission of the camp by delivering dynamic, adaptive activities to campers while serving as the onsite primary caregiver for campers with special needs and disabilities. Experience in supporting and caring for both children and adults with special needs is desired but not required. This is an onsite, seasonal position from February 2nd to May 15th. Schedule varies based on scheduled programs, generally operating Wed-Sunday. Weekday, weekend, evening, and overnight work is to be expected. Salary: $250 weekly plus meals during camp sessions and onsite, shared staff housing in our staff dormitory. Opportunities to extend contract to Summer and Fall seasons. For a complete job description, visit www.camphighhopes.com. Email cover letter and resume to jmauk@camphighhopes.com or mail to Camp High Hopes – Human Resources Dept., 5804 Correctionville Road, Sioux City, IA 51106 or fax to 712-224-2269. (ACA Accredited)

*OUTDOOR EDUCATION INTRUCTOR - 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 March through mid May. Salary is $260/week, plus housing. Meals are available when groups are on-site. Housing is provided as a shared 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 February 15th, 2015. (ACA Accredited)

NATURE’S CLASSROOM INSTRUCTOR - OHIO
Nature's Classroom at Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum is seeking enthusiastic, fun, and talented individuals excited to work with young people in our outdoor education program for the Spring 2015 season. The season runs from mid-February until May 29, 2015. Our Outdoor Educators lead groups of students in activities including day and night hikes, nature center tours, team building activities, hands on classes, our living history program, as well as contribute to evening programs, meals, and general program execution. Applicants should have a sincere interest in young people and BA/BS or experience working with children. Individuals from all major areas of study are encouraged to apply. Salary is $250/week, $75/month health insurance stipend, room and board. Interested individuals should contact Jody, Nature's Classroom Director, 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. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR - TEXAS
Camp For All is now accepting applications for Program Instructors. Program Instructors will play a vital role in helping our campers discover life. After completing our primo staff training, duties will include: Hosting campers, volunteers, guests and groups. Teaching a wide variety of program activities (archery, paintball, canoes, challenge course, teambuilding, team sports, photography, nature, bikes and much more). Facilitating our epic night activities. Maintaining program areas and equipment. With this position, room and board will be provided along with a weekly stipend. The right applicants will be a great mix of hardworking, outgoing, creative and all around rad. Some experience in camping or youth development would be stellar, but not needed. The spring season runs from Feb 16th - May 18th. Camp For All is a unique, barrier free camp working in partnership with other non-profits to enrich the lives of children and adults with challenging illnesses or special needs and their families throughout the year. For more information please check out our website: campforall.org or email Jessicah at jholloway@campforall.org. If interested, please fill out an application for Program Instructor on our website: http://campforall.org/joinourteam/  (ACA Accredited)

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 Plan. Basic Qualifications: Minimum 2 years recent experience with infants/toddlers in public or private recreation, day care, or camp setting. Experience working with a minimum of 3-5 children at one time. Energetic and self-motivated. Relates well to audiences of all ages. Be at least 20 years of age. Be able to speak, read and write fluent English. Willingness to live and work onboard a ship. Be able to work a 7-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off. Be able to adhere to Disney appearance guidelines. Agree to share a cabin. Preferred Qualifications: Schooling in recreation, education, or related. Experience working with special needs children. Bilingual/multilingual. Video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6kHPTmkBmE&list=PLc_MX4EcyttRAHxcgHua-GaF0RDBrReU7&index=1. To apply, contact Sixth Star: 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 link
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8grB99WD7VI&list=PLc_MX4EcyttTtHBYhyM5CHg6-znvcI_CL&index=10 To apply, contact Sixth Star: Mary@sixthstar.com

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

ENGLISH TEACHER - SPAIN, MADRID
Spain English for Fun is an English language center that offers an innovative method for learning English as a second language. We run an after-school program, day camps, adult classes, and a growing preschool. We value passion, quality, professionalism, loyalty, teamwork, organizational growth, continuous learning, innovation, and making a difference. We are looking for people who share these values. English for Fun is a place for people that would like to have a purpose at work, who want to grow with the company, and who want to make a difference in their students' lives. We are always hiring qualified, native teachers who want to teach esl in a fun and dynamic way. We are looking for teachers who want to work for a school where their creativity is valued and where they can enrich the lives of their students. Requirements: - BA degree, preferably in the field of education - Native English speaker - Minimum of two years teaching experience in a classroom with early learners. To apply, please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to jobs@englishforfun.es

 

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*CAMP DIRECTOR - ARIZONA
Come work at a fabulous camp high on Mingus Mountain in northern Arizona among the ponderosa pines! Arizona 4-H,a part of the University of Arizona, is seeking a full-time camp director for the James 4-H Camp at Mingus Springs. The position will provide leadership and direction to the James 4-H Camp, its environmental education initiatives, marketing and promotion. Travel and flexible scheduling are required.  This position requires a valid Arizona driver's license, bachelor's degree in a relevant field and access to reliable transportation. Management of overall operations of the James 4-H Camp & Outdoor Learning Center, including but not limited to, human resources, budgeting, and fiscal sustainability functions. This position will be primarily based out of Yavapai County with expectations of travel to some other sites and Tucson, AZ. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; and state retirement plan. Contact: Dr. Kirk A. Astroth, Assistant Dean & Director, Arizona 4-H 520-621-3390 or kastroth@u.arizona.edu To apply, please go to https://www.uacareertrack.com

*CAMP PROGRAM DIRECTOR - CALIFORNIA
Camp Paivika is a place where together we can make dreams come true. Located in the beautiful San Bernardino National Forest, AbilityFirst's Camp Paivika offers overnight summer and winter/spring programs for children and adults with disabilities. These programs provide a traditional camp experience with nurturing support and an emphasis on fun. It is one of the first fully accessible camps in the United States. Camp Paivika has helped thousands of children and adults with disabilities make friends, try new activities, and become more confident and independent. As campers enjoy their Camp Paivika experience, families and caregivers can take a break from the rigors and challenges of providing 24/7 care, knowing that their loved ones are safe -- cared for and having fun. We are seeking an experienced Camp Program Director to assist our Camp Director with supervising staff, developing new programs, and providing campers with the time of their lives. Sound interesting? Go to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11509721 to see the full job description and apply online. Join us in our vision: Looking Beyond Disabilities. Focusing on Capabilities. Expanding Possibilities. (ACA Accredited)

*PROGRAM DIRECTOR SUMMER & GROUP SERVICES - CALIFORNIA
Camp Marston, located in beautiful Julian, CA is seeking energetic and enthusiastic candidates for a Program Director I- Summer Camp/Group Services position. The Program Director is responsible for providing planning, programming and implementation of all aspects of the YMCA Camp Marston Summer Camp Program located in Julian, CA. In collaboration with the Group Services Director the position also assumes a key leadership role in the Group Services program year round at YMCA Overnight Camps. Guests served include campers aged 7-17 from all over San Diego, Orange & Los Angeles Counties. This position requires living on site in provided housing at Raintree Ranch. What We're Looking For...Bachelor’s degree in recreation or related field required. 2 years YMCA or Overnight Camp experience required. 2 years proven supervisory experience in hiring, training, evaluating, and motivating staff and volunteers required. Proven fiscal management skills, knowledge of and expertise in camp programming. This is a full time position which comes with the YMCA of San Diego County's outstanding benefit package! How to apply...Please visit www.ymca.org/jobs and search by location (Camp Marston/Raintree) to apply today! (ACA Accredited)

RECREATION COORDINATOR - CALIFORNIA
The Ranch is a public recreation agency serving the communities of Tiburon and Belvedere in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are currently hiring a full-time, year-round Recreation Coordinator position to direct our Angel Island Day Camp and coordinate after school programs. A Recreation Coordinator is responsible for the development, planning, promotion, instruction, and supervision of recreation programs, which may include after school programs, contract classes, sports classes, holiday camps, special events, and directing a summer day camp. The Recreation Coordinator is responsible for the direct supervision of provisional part-time and seasonal staff; and assists in monitoring the work of contractors.  Requires three years progressively responsible experience in planning, implementing, and supervising recreation activities, programs, camps, and special events; experience managing and implementing summer day camp programs. Degree in Recreation Administration/Management or related field preferred. Salary is $40,000-$55,000 annually DOE. For a complete job description, please visit our website at www.theranchtoday.org. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to sburchert@theranchtoday.org.

REGIONAL DIRECTOR - CALIFORNIA
As Digital Media Academy holds technology education camps at locations across the country and Canada, the Regional Director will be responsible for the smooth operation of several campus sites within a defined geographical region. In fulfilling this objective, the Regional Director serves as the primary liaison and communication hub between on-site staff, campus conference services, and various DMA corporate departments, ensuring that each location is meeting DMA's high standards of success. Working within a Regional Director team, the Regional Director is also responsible for development of training materials and the seamless implementation of new processes and procedures at their campus locations. In addition, this management role will require oversight and support of recruitment, hiring, and employment retention processes. All interested applicants should apply through our jobs portal at http://jobs.digitalmediaacademy.org/positions

YOUTH & TEEN RESIDENT CAMP DIRECTOR - CALIFORNIA
Apply at: http://www.ymcasv.org/association/html/employment.html Click "New Search" Type in "Requisition Number": 655 Click "Apply Now" A great opportunity for the right person! The Youth & Teen Resident Camp Director is responsible for the supervision and operation of the Summer Resident and Day Camp, Travel Camp, and Vacation camps for youth and teens. This includes human resources, staff training and supervision of Day Camp Staff, Summer Camp Staff and Teen Programs, mentoring, program development and fiscal management. Qualifications: Four year degree or equivalent work experience. At least 2 years’ experience in program development with a strong background in organized resident camping, program development and customer service. Proven success in summer camp and/or travel camp staffing, program development as well as an understanding of ACA standards. Excellent written and verbal skills. Strong organizational and decision-making skills. Ability to lead and work within diverse populations. Investment in YMCA Camp Campbell and building lasting connections with staff and campers. (ACA Accredited)

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - CONNECTICUT
YMCA Camp Mohawk is a successful all-girls camp in Northwest CT. Creating amazing moments for 210 girls every session ages 7- 15. We’re looking for an Assistant that is organized, has great computer skills, can train and supervise staff, always happy and ready to continue great traditions and improve our camp. Job responsibilities include: program inventory and supervision, pre and post groups, special events, transportation logistics, marketing and promotion, bunk mate requests and ACA accreditation. Salary is around $35,000. Housing is only during the summer. Come work with a small team to make a huge difference! Please visit the camp’s website at www.campmohawk.org and send resume and cover letter to Liz Delton at info@campmohawk.org. (ACA Accredited)

DIRECTOR - WATERFRONT - CONNECTICUT
Club Getaway is New England’s premier sports and adventure resort, providing unique, exciting, and adventurous programming to over 35,000 students, campers and adults each season. Club Getaway is situated on over 300 acres, overlooking a beautiful spring-fed lake. Club Getaway is seeking an organized and experienced Director to run the waterfront program for our 2015 season. Waterfront activities include swimming, small crafts, water inflatables, waterskiing, wakeboarding and tubing. The Waterfront Director will be responsible for the direct supervision of the waterfront, its activities, lifeguards and waterfront crew; implementing and recording in-service trainings and drills; maintaining Club Getaway’s waterfront safety standards; and maintaining all records. Candidates should have at least 2 years of waterfront supervisory experience and must possess, at minimum: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED and American Red Cross Waterfront Skills Module. For a full job description or to submit your cover letter and resume, please contact Brad Finkelstein at brad@clubgetaway.com.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR - CONNECTICUT
Club Getaway is New England’s premier sports and adventure resort, providing unique, exciting and adventurous programming to over 35,000 students, campers and adults each season. Club Getaway is seeking an energetic and motivated Program Coordinator for our 2015 season. This Assistant Director-level position will start the beginning of April and finish at the beginning of November, with an opportunity for year-round employment. The Program Coordinator will provide leadership and act as a role model for our seasonal staff. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: directly supervising staff, conducting orientations for visiting school and camp chaperones, working with the Program Director to communicate and track daily schedule changes and requests, respond to guest concerns, serve as a project leader to complete daily tasks, and collaborate with the director team to plan and implement the manager-in-training program. Candidates should be highly organized and have at least 2 years experience in a supervisory role at a camp, resort or recreational facility. Bachelor’s degree preferred. For a full job description or to submit your cover letter and resume, please contact Brad Finkelstein at brad@clubgetaway.com.

*ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - FLORIDA
Applicants must be organized, detail-oriented and have good communication and computer skills. Applicants should have 2-5 years of camp experience in a supervisory role and a college degree. Primary responsibilities include: all camper recruitment; all staff recruitment and hiring for seasonal and year round positions; staff training; supervision of both staff and campers while in residence; risk management; and hospitality services. Maintain ACA accreditation standards.  Seacamp is a unique, nonprofit, marine science education facility located in the Florida Keys. To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, transcripts and three professional references to seacamp66@yahoo.com, attention: Hiring Coordinator. (ACA Accredited)

*OPERTATIONS DIRECTOR - GEORGIA
Camp Barney Medintz has a fantastic new opportunity for a year round senior staff member to join our professional team. We are looking for an Operations Director who is an experienced camp professional that shares a passion for the mission of Camp Barney and possess the energy, talents, and experience required to manage and further our programs. The ideal candidate has experience in Jewish overnight camping and is an engaging leader. As Operations Director, you will oversee all aspects of our camp operations including communications, transportation, technology, media, marketing, office systems, camp website, risk management, health and safety. This position reports to the Director of Camp Barney Medintz, Chief Programming Officer of Residential Camps. We are also looking for someone who is a highly effective manager, and an ambassador for our mission. Think this is you? We hope so! If you would like to join the team, please forward your resume, cover letter, employment application, and references to jobs@atlantajcc.org (ACA Accredited)

*ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - IOWA
Camp Hantesa, a Camp Fire Heart of Iowa camp, located in Boone, Iowa is seeking an Assistant Director to start immediately. Camp Hantesa is a year around day and resident camp along with a conference center. The Assistant Director will oversee the camp program in addition to assisting the director with marketing, conference hosting, maintaining the budget, hiring seasonal staff, and maintaining the property. The salary range is $19,000-$21,000 dependent on previous experience. A benefits package that includes a three-bedroom house and all utilities paid is provided in addition to the salary. For further questions or to submit a resume please contact Michael Johnson, michael@campfireiowa.org or visit our website at www.campfireiowa.org. (ACA Accredited)

*OUTDOOR PROGRAM MANAGER - IOWA
Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa has an exciting opportunity for a Camp and Outdoor Program Manager. We are seeking someone who is able to design, develop and facilitate a variety of camp and outdoor programs along with managing camp operations. The individual in this role will also recruit for and supervise seasonal staff, monitor budgets, and ensure all camp activities and programs run smoothly, ensuring policy and procedure compliance while supporting and reinforcing the Girl Scout mission and values. Qualified candidates should have: Bachelor’s degree in recreation management or other related field, minimum of 2 years’ experience, some supervisory experience, experience working two or more successful seasons of resident camp administration, prior experience leading outdoor events for school-aged children, and certification in CPR/First Aid. Email cbishop@gsiowa.org (ACA Accredited)

*EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - MARYLAND
Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center has been known throughout Maryland as a high quality team building facility and summer camp for more than 33 years. We are an organization that values and cares for our staff, campers, and challenge course participants. We are seeking an individual with good judgment, strong ethics, patience, flexibility, effective communication skills, a passion for experiential education, the ability to solve problems collaboratively as well as individually, and the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks with competing priorities. The Executive Director will supervise managers, provide program vision and oversight, fiscal management, lead fundraising efforts, continue developing a strategic plan, and work with the landowners and Board of Directors. The position reports to the Board of Directors of Genesee Valley. Interested applicants can find a full job description and list of qualifications at http://www.gvolc.org/executive-director.html. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Jane LaMonica at jlamonica@geneseevalley.org. Applications will be accepted through January 19. All interviews will be conducted Jan. 20 - Feb 19. Estimated start date March 30, 2015.

DIRECTOR OF SUMMER PROGRAMS - MASSACHUSETTS
Fenn School seeks an enthusiastic, motivated, and experienced year-round, full-time Camp Director to lead the School's successful day camp, the Summer Fenn Day Camp, to begin as soon as possible. Fenn School offers a highly desirable working environment on an independent school campus in historic Concord, Massachusetts. Camp Director will develop and implement new and enhanced programming; will hire, train, supervise and evaluate staff; manage the camp office and year-round office staff and is responsible for establishing/managing the camp’s annual and short/long term budget, as well as overseeing payroll and all other business responsibilities. The Camp Director will develop and implement all marketing/public relations efforts including web/social media, print material, and camp events and will serve as main spokesperson for the camp. The Camp Director will assure that camp meets all ACA and state guidelines/standards. Job Benefits include competitive compensation; health insurance, retirement fund, professional development & more. Please visit the camp’s website at www.summerfenn.org and send resume and cover letter to Dave Platt at dplatt@fenn.org. Summer Fenn Day Camp, 516 Monument Street, Concord, MA 01742. (ACA Accredited)

*PROGRAM DIRECTOR - MASSACHUSETTS
Hill House, an independent, non-profit community center that serves families living & working in Boston, is dedicated to providing year-round programs, events and outreach activities. Our mission is to create a stronger urban community that connects children and their families, and helps make it easier for parents to raise their children in the city. The Program Director oversees our current 100+ programs/week including summer camps, athletic leagues, and enrichment programs, as well as develops new programs. A qualified candidate holds Bachelor’s degree – preferred background in athletic, education or youth development preferred; has min. 3-5 yrs of experience inc. 2 yrs staff management; proves to be a motivating leader & confident manager; is customer service oriented; can manage all aspects of program finances; demonstrates strong organizational, project management, personnel, problem-solving, time management and communication skills; builds relationships and community spirit; and has strong computer skills. Interested candidates can visit our website for more info on job responsibilities and how to apply at hillhouseboston.org and/or send resume/cover letter w/salary requirements to lschmieg@hillhouseboston.org. (ACA Accredited)

*DIRECTOR OUTDOOR EDUCATION - MICHIGAN
Tamarack Camps announces a staff opening for a full time Director of Outdoor Education based in Ortonville, Michigan. The purpose of this position is to provide leadership, management and execution of top quality outdoor and experiential education programming for a wide variety of audiences. The Director of Outdoor Education will oversee customer experience for rental groups at Camp Maas, the resident camp, and Butzel Retreat Center. During summer months this position will also oversee programming areas of Camp Maas including nature, tripping, and adventure challenge activities. Interested candidates should have MA degree and extensive experience in experiential, outdoor education, or camp administration. Please send resumes to: Melissa Sherman - Senior Human Resources Specialist 29699 Southfield Road Southfield, MI 48076 Fax: 248-552-7097 msherman@jvsdet.org EOE Employer M/F/VET/D. (ACA Accredited)

*OUTDOOR EDUCATION DIRECTOR - MICHIGAN
In partnership with e Camp Director, the Outdoor Education Director ensures the successful operations of outdoor education, conference and weekend programing at YMCA Camp Eberhart, including program development, staff leadership, community relations, collaborations, budgeting, fundraising, and financial results. The Outdoor Education Director will be joining an outstanding leadership team focused on operational excellence through disciplined execution, program and facility expansion and organizational culture and performance. The Outdoor Education Director must: be able to organize, schedule and manage multiple programs and events, demonstrate the ability to develop and strengthen relationships with staff and have the ability to motivate and engage a seasonal workforce, have excellent organizational and communication skills, have experience managing or supervising experiential/outdoor educational programs, have 2+ years teaching and supervising others, have specific experience being responsible for meeting revenue/expense goals. Housing/health/dental/vision/life insurance/retirement (when eligible) are all available. Send resume and cover letter to Lincoln McLain at lincoln@ymcacampeberhart.org (http://www.campeberhart.org/)

*PROGRAM INNOVATOR - MICHIGAN
Are you a natural leader? Do you love bringing all of God’s children together in unique Christian communities? Are you creative AND organized? Are you committed to the work of the church and wield a strong grasp of grace-filled theology? Do you have a desire to change lives and the world in the name of Christ? Living Water Ministries is looking for a full time Program Innovator to manage the program logistics for our ministry year round and oversee summer operations of our residential summer camp programs at Stony Lake in New Era, MI. The qualified candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, aptitude with web based applications & Microsoft Office, and have previous outdoor ministry/youth ministry experience. The ability to travel (mostly in Michigan) and speak publicly on behalf of the ministry are also essential functions. For a full job description please click the link below: www.elcalivingwater.com/employment/programinnovator For more information please contact: C.J. Clark Executive Director Living Water Ministries cj@elcalivingwater.com 231-861-4138 Application deadline: December 23rd, 2014. (ACA Accredited)

ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR - MINNESOTA
Camp Lincoln for Boys and Camp Lake Hubert for Girls, family owned, traditional, residential brother/sister camps are now accepting applications for the position of Camp Lincoln Assistant Camp Director. The Assistant Director will be responsible for assisting the Director in all aspects of operating Camp Lincoln in all seasons. The goal for the Assistant Director is to be able to assume responsibility for supervising and evaluating six(6) seasonal staff positions including the Food Service Director, the Program Directors and the Trips Director. Too, the Assistant Director will oversee and implement all of the programming that occurs daily at Camp Lincoln including all calendar coordination, daily camper and staff activities, evening program, special days/events and the Lincoln Trips Program. This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years of residential summer camp experience in some administrative/supervisory role. Specific Camp Lincoln or Camp Lake Hubert Experience is a plus, but is not required. Interested candidates should contact Daryl Doucette at 218 963 8729 or via email at daryl@camplincoln.com for a full job description and with questions and information on how to submit application. (ACA Accredited)

*CAMP DIRECTOR - MINNESOTA
At Camp Esquagama, we believe kids need time to be kids – We are a traditional camp tucked away on a beautiful lake in the northern woods of Minnesota. We are now accepting applications for our Camp Director to help us grow our new Adventure and Explorers camping programs, Day camps and rental groups. A successful candidate will have experience in camp programming, supervision and group facilitation. Must be personable, organized, dependable, and have a passion for working with children. Our Camp Director will be responsible for all aspects of operating and marketing Camp Esquagama in all seasons. Work to provide the best possible camp experience for our campers by hiring, training and overseeing staff members, including International staff. Cover letter and resume sent to steve@campesquagama.com

*CAMP DIRECTOR - MINNESOTA
Camp Winnebago, Caledonia, Minnesota, is located on Winnebago Creek in the wooded heart of beautiful bluff country. Currently, Camp has an opening for a full time Camp Director and is seeking a highly motivated individual with a passion for being in service to campers (adults & children) with special needs. This position includes the development, implementation, oversight and administration of summer camp as well as leading and expanding the organizations reach, growing its revenues, clientele and programming. Essential to this position is managing the Camps fiscal operations. The Director is responsible for interviewing and hiring staff for summer and potentially year round programming. Compensation depends on experience and includes on-site housing and benefits. Health Insurance stipend. Bonus opportunities. Applications accepted until January 15th or until position is filled. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to mary.marchel@co.houston.mn.us, or Mary Marchel, 611 Vista Drive, Caledonia, MN 55921. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP DIRECTOR - MINNESOTA
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota seeks a Camp Director for the overall operations of Camp Knutson and Knutson Point Retreat Center in a capacity that ensures the highest quality service to our partners and those we serve. Included is in the planning of services for users of camp, hiring and supervision of staff, oversight of daily summer camping programs and retreat services, maintenance and construction, as well as camp budget, contracts and administrative duties. The position will begin in the Spring of 2015 and resides in a home located at Camp Knutson in Crosslake, MN. For full details and to apply, visit our website at www.lssmn.org/employment or contact Rob at rob.larson@lssmn.org Learn more about Camp Knutson here: http://www.lssmn.org/camp/ (ACA Accredited)

CEO - NEW JERSEY
EXECUTIVE POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT- The CEO of YMCA Camp Ockanickon is responsible for establishing and implementing the mission, vision, goals, and values of the YMCA within the organization and the community. The Successful Candidate Will: • Continue a high level of operating performance and fiscal management• Lead fundraising efforts• Develop and lead the staff team• Implement the strategic plan• Advocate the vision and community impact of the camp. Apply Online Only At: http://tinyurl.com/campockanickon-ymca-ceo Deadline for Resumes: December 18, 2014. For more information on the YMCA Camp Ockanickon go to: http://ycamp.org/ (ACA Accredited)

*ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
ACA accredited day camp located on the north shore of Long Island seeks an experienced, charismatic Assistant Camp Director to join its Leadership Team. The qualified candidate will work closely with the Director in all aspects of the camp. Responsibilities: Program development and implementation to include camp and year round initiatives • Staff recruitment, training and supervision • Camper recruitment and communication with families • Marketing and outreach, including social media. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 3 to 5 years of management/supervisory experience in a camp setting. Ability to take initiative and work both independently and as part of a team. The ideal candidate will be passionate, energetic and have a strong belief in the power of the camp experience. Please send resumes and cover letter to louisn@bayardad.com. (ACA Accredited)

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp Assistant Director: Part Time - Seeking a dynamic person with a strong background with young children to join the leadership team in building a new day camp in Bklyn. Individual will be involved with staff recruitment, presentations to families / Camper recruitment and the development of an innovative program. The candidate should have some camp experience, worked with children, excellent communications skills, have a positive Jewish identity and be passionate about creating an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children. Position will be full time during the summer. Please send resumes to: Helene.drobenare@youngjudaea.org (ACA Accredited)

*ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR - NEW YORK AND FLORIDA
Entry level positions with international student travel company in Mamaroneck, NY and Weston, FL. Leading international student travel program seeks year-round, full time Assistant to the Director as an entry level opportunity. College graduate, detail oriented, organized, excellent phone manner for client interaction, enthusiastic, comfortable multi-tasking, hardworking, caring and preferably experienced working with youth/teens. Ideal for people who love summer camp. Small office, fun business, we work hard & love what we do. Visit www.westcoastconnection.com Position in our Mamaroneck, NY and Weston, FL offices. Email resumes, cover letter, references and indicate which office applying for to mark@westcoastconnection.com.

CAMPER COORDINATOR - NEW YORK
Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp Registrar/ Camper Coordinator: Part Time – NY New day camp in Brooklyn is seeking a detail oriented person to join the administrative team. This person will be the liaison with camper families and coordinate all camp logistics including registration, transportation and on line communications. MUST be proficient in computer skills including word, excel, PowerPoint and have a good ability to learn new programs. This person will also focus on marketing, so creativity and experience with social media is a plus. Position is part time leading to full time in the summer. Please send resumes to: Helene.drobenare@youngjudaea.org (ACA Accredited)

HEAD OF SUMMER PROGRAMS - NEW YORK
Head of summer programs, NYC campus: Location: Avenues New York: Reports to: Senior Manager, Extensions: The head of summer programs is responsible for the planning, marketing and promotion, scheduling, execution, budget and evaluation of eight weeks of summer camps. This growing program includes eight weeks of Chinese and Spanish immersion day camp for students in pre-kindergarten to grade six and operational oversight of international students arriving for study at Avenues. The ideal candidate must have a background in education, preferably in language learning programs. Strong business acumen, sound judgment and exceptional leadership skills in a school setting are essential. In addition, he or she must have a proven track record that demonstrates the ability to successfully implement and promote ancillary programming. View full job description and apply. For questions please email csellers@avenues.org

*MANAGER OF CAMP PROGRAMS - NEW YORK
Manage and oversee the Girl Scouts of Greater New York (the “Council”) year-round camp programs; oversee the camp registration and program processing; promote and implement camping opportunities to girls and adults including theme weekends; act as Summer Camp Director; promote, negotiate and manage the program portion of camp rentals or leasing arrangements at Camp Kaufmann. This position requires working on-site at Camp Kaufmann in Holmes, NY (Dutchess County) approximately 90% of the time throughout the year, and staying overnight on the property during weekends and any overnight programs. The remaining 10% of time consists of recruitment activity within the five boroughs of New York City, as well as periodic visits to the Council office for staff meetings and other business as necessary. A full job description, including position responsibilities and applicant qualifications, is available on our website at: http://www.girlscoutsnyc.org/about-us/careers TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “Manager of Camp Programs” in the subject line of your e-mail. Resumes received without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
Ramapo for Children is hiring a full-time Program Director for our Rhinebeck, NY campus. Less than two hours from Manhattan, our 250-acre campus operates year-round, hosting a wide range of programs for young people, families, schools, and agencies, including Camp Ramapo. Camp Ramapo provides a traditional summer camp experience for children who have difficulty building and maintaining healthy relationships with peers and adults and who would struggle in a less supportive setting. Program Director Core Responsibilities: Plan, supervise and coordinate all aspects of the daily camp programming (i.e., curriculum, quality, presentation and schedule). Provide guidance, coaching, support, and supervision for all specialist in lesson-planning and activity implementation. During the school year, develop programming for staff and year round program participants (i.e. retreat groups, school groups). Qualifications: 2-3 years experience in administrative roles at similar camp or educational program. Experience in the development and delivery of programs and activities for similar population. Salaried position, full benefits (inc. housing). Cover letters & resumes should be submitted to Scott Kemp,: skemp@ramapoforchildren.org. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN’S AND CAMPING SERVICES - NEW YORK
The JCC is looking for a dynamic person for the position of Program Director for Children's and Day Camping Services. This is a year round, full-time, exempt position and is responsible for overseeing Kids Place After School and other Children's Programs during the school year and will be the Program Director of Camp Centerland year-round and full time in summer. The position requires someone who is creative, enthusiastic, and a team player. The right candidate will work closely with camp leadership to carry on and enhance 60 years of day camping tradition as well as have significant influence on future programming. Required: prior camp and supervisory experience, B.A./B.S. in related field, working knowledge of budget, program, and strategic planning, and understanding of Jewish culture and traditions and a commitment to building a Jewish community. INTERESTED CANDIDATES SHOULD EMAIL RESUMES / COVER LETTERS to: Lauren Klenosky, Director of Children's and Camping Services at lklenosky@jccbuffalo.org or apply online at https://JCCBUFFALO.formstack.com/forms/employment_application

*DIRECTOR OF OUTDOOR PROGRAM & CAMP PROPERTIES - NORTH CAROLINA
Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont seeks Director of Outdoor Program & Camp Properties. Responsible for management and growth in quality & utilization of 3 high-capacity program centers. Serves as the supervisor for all council outdoor program and camp property. Keyauwee (Sophia, NC), Ginger Cascades (Lenoir, NC), & Camp Pisgah (Brevard, NC). Office locations in Hickory (preferred for this position), Triad area, Gastonia, and Asheville, NC.  Creative, solution-oriented leader; positive attitude; success motivating full-time direct & indirect reports and 100+ seasonal team members to deliver exceptional outdoor program in a high-capacity camp model. 5+ years exp managing programs & properties in a camp setting. Exp with high-capacity camping model & multiple program sites is strongly preferred. 3+ years experience in supervising staff, budget admin, project mgmt, & maintenance admin required. BS/BA degree in recreation management, outdoor resource management, non-profit mgmt or related. Grad degree preferred. Knowledge of GS program & mission highly desirable. Mid to high 40s. Resume with cover letter incl. salary reqs to careers@girlscoutsp2p.org. See http://tinyurl.com/7zr5nn5 for more info.

*PROGRAM DIRECTOR - OHIO
YMCA Camp Y-Noah located in Green, Ohio, on 250 acres with a 30 acre private lake, is looking for an energetic and dynamic individual to grow and lead our programs which include Overnight Camp, Day Camp, Outdoor Education, and Adventure Guides. The ideal candidate will have the ability and knowledge to create amazing summer programs that will keep campers coming back for years to come. This position will hire staff, create and maintain the budget, coordinate groups, ensure ACA compliance, and help with marketing efforts under the guidance of the Executive Director. YMCA Team Leader certification preferred. Camp Y-Noah is the best of both worlds – beautiful camp facilities surrounded by a fantastic natural environment and located 15 minutes away from the cities of Akron and Canton. For a full job description, go to www.akronymca.org/employment.aspx. Please send cover letter, resume and six references to shelleyk@akronymca.org by Jan 9, 2015. Salary range is $28,000-$30,000 annually, health benefits, 8% retirement. Living on site is a requirement of the position. (ACA Accredited)

*CAMP DIRECTOR/PROGRAM MANAGER - PENNSYLVANIA
Calling all Camp Directors looking to make a difference! The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania are currently seeking a new Camp Director/Program Manager for Camp Laughing Waters. Located in Gilbertsville, PA Camp Laughing Waters sits on over 400 acres of land full of opportunities for Girl Scouts of all ages to learn what makes them strong! Hit the ground running by writing and creating programs and then gear up for summer by taking charge of the hiring and training of over 50 staff members. Health & wellness is the focus at Camp Laughing Waters where over 700 campers a summer get the opportunity to swim, hike, bike, ride horses, and enjoy all that camp has to offer! When summer is over, this position will be responsible for helping plan and lead weekend programs both on and off the camp site. Camp will soon be home away from home as you will be living onsite during the summer months and on programming weekends throughout the year. Will you help us show girls what courage, confidence, and character look like? For more information or to apply for this position, please visit www.gsep.org/careers or contact Lainey Timmermon at ltimmermon@gsep.org. (ACA Accredited)

*EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - VERMONT
The Aloha Foundation, a non-profit camping organization in Fairlee, VT seeks an Executive Director. Responsibilities include oversight and management of year round operations for six distinct programs on five campuses with over 1,270 acres and 260 buildings. This complex organization has an annual operating budget in excess of $8 million. The Foundation is currently in the midst of a $6 million Endowment Campaign. The Executive Director (ED) of The Aloha Foundation ensures that the Foundation’s mission is embodied throughout the organization and is responsible for the safety and quality of all programs and activities and the financial health of the organization. To apply, please send resume & cover letter to cheryl_mckinley@alohafoundation.org, explaining how you are uniquely positioned to fill the role and your passion for camp. Identify three (3) total references, one personal and two work-related. Application materials accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls, please. Start Date is May 1, 2015. This year-round, full-time position involves living in or near Fairlee, Vermont. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. For a more detailed job description please visit: www.alohafoundation.org/ED/Search/

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS - VIRGINIA
Chanco on the James is accepting applications for the position of Director of Programs. The Director of Programs will assist in facilitating the year round program, ministry, and operation of Chanco on the James. S/he develops new retreat programs, provides world class Christian hospitality to all guests, and oversees the operation of the summer camp program all under the direction of the Executive Director. Responsibilities include customer service, “hands on” activity facilitation, planning, camper and staff supervision, as well as staff recruiting and hiring. The position offers a salary range of $28,000 - $30,000 and a generous benefits package. On-site housing is provided to assist in fulfillment of job duties and living at camp is required during the summer season. Desirable qualifications and experience for the Director of Programs include: Bachelor’s Degree, experience in program design and ministry, experience in a senior leadership role at a summer camp, certifications necessary to lead/teach in ropes course operation and aquatics/lifeguarding. Interested participants should submit a resume, cover letter, and completed application to Gareth Kalfas at director@chanco.org Applications may be found at http://www.chanco.org/about-chanco-on-the-james/. Or call 888-7CHANCO (888-724-2626). (ACA Accredited)

SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR - VIRGINIA
Chanco on the James, voted best summer camp in Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine, is taking applications for the position of Summer Camp Director for the 2015 season. The Summer Camp Director leads a staff of 45 individuals whose primary responsibilities are to supervise campers and introduce children to the love of Jesus Christ through various camp activities. S/he oversees the operation of the summer camp program at Chanco on the James. On-site housing is provided to assist in fulfillment of job duties. Living at camp is required during the season. This seasonal position offers a salary range of $11,000 - $12,000. The term of employment is February 1 – August 15, 2015. Education- • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree and/or equivalent experience. Experience- • Working knowledge and/or experience as Assistant Director, Program Director, or senior leadership role at a summer camp.• Familiarity with ACA standards and accreditation process. Interested participants should submit a resume, cover letter, and completed application to Gareth Kalfas at director@chanco.org. Applications may be found at http://www.chanco.org/about-chanco-on-the-james/. Questions? Call Gareth at 888-7CHANCO (888-724-2626). (ACA Accredited)

FULL TIME OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE - WISCONSIN
The Milwaukee YMCA is seeking an ambitious, mission-driven, strategic leader to serve as the Operations Executive at Camp Minikani. Since 1919, Camp Minikani has provided generations of families with enriching camp experiences on the shores of Amy Belle Lake, just 30 minutes from downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Under the direction of the Vice President of Program Services and in the accordance with the Milwaukee YMCA policies, the Operations Executive will be responsible for the ongoing operations of Camp Minikani. He or she will lead Minikani’s high-quality and safe camping programs while serving as the principal Minikani liaison in the community with campers, parents, staff, Board members, and funders. The Operations Executive is responsible for camper satisfaction, family engagement, staff performance, facility maintenance, and for the delivery of exceptional programming. In addition to the current summer programs, the Operations Executive will be expected to help with off-season business development and execute additional programming throughout the year.  For more detailed job information visit www.ymcamke.org/careers Deadline: December 31, 2014. Apply Online: https://apply.ymcamke.org. (ACA Accredited)

*PROGRAM DIRECTOR - WISCONSIN
Seeking a full-time, year-round Program Director to develop our summer camp ministry. Our summer program focuses on children and youth but also serves intergenerational family camps and adults with special needs. Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing curriculum at Lake Lucerne Camp & Retreat Center and Pine Lake Camp, recruiting and training seasonal staff and volunteers, and evaluating programs. Other duties may include site hosting, operating the nature center, working with Conference committees, and public relations. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree, computer skills, and on-site experience in a camp setting. Must demonstrate Christian faith, experience supervising others and developing curriculum. Salary range is $28,000-30,000 plus benefits. On-site housing is available, but is not required.To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: WI Camping Office, 750 Windsor St., Sun Prairie, WI 53590, or via email to: camping@wisconsinumc.org. Additional information about the WI camp/retreat ministry and this position may be found at wiumcamps.org. (ACA Accredited, Member UMCRM). Applications will be received through January 9, 2014, with an anticipated position start date of March 15, 2015. (ACA Accredited)

*SITE DIRECTOR - WISCONSIN
Seeking a full-time, year-round Site Director to be responsible for the overall ministry at the site. Primary responsibilities include overall fiscal management of Lake Lucerne and Pine Lake camps, hiring and supervising staff, fundraising, and public relations. The Site Director will serve as a liaison to several Board of Camp and Retreat Ministries Committees. Other duties may include site hosting and working with other conference committees and staff. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, computer skills, and on-site experience in camps or a similar setting. Must demonstrate Christian faith, experience supervising others and managing both facilities and finances. Salary range is $31,000-33,000 plus benefits. Required housing is provided on site and meets Conference parsonage guidelines. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: WI Camping Office, 750 Windsor St., Sun Prairie, WI 53590, or via email to: camping@wisconsinumc.org. Additional information about the WI camp/retreat ministry and this position may be found at wiumcamps.org. (ACA Accredited, Member UMCRM). Applications will be received through January 9, 2014, with an anticipated position start date of March 15, 2015. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP DIRECTOR - WYOMING
Green River Outreach for Wilderness Foundation is searching for its next camp director! This is a salaried Year Round position. Full time May – August & Part time September – April. Compensation $525 to $625 per week, dependent upon experience; lodging and meals provided while camp is in session. Minimum five years management experience in camping or youth ministry. A heart for youth and a desire to see them grow spiritually. Strong administrative, marketing, recruitment and outdoor skills. Creativity in programming and program development. Physical ability to jump, bend, twist, run, carry a backpack with personal and camp gear in rugged terrain, at elevations exceeding 9,000 feet in inclement weather for up to 10 miles per day. Certification or ability to obtain, CPR. WFA or WFR, Lifeguard a plus. Ability to relate to, communicate with, lead and supervise children and young adults. Possess high standards of moral character and personal hygiene. An education or degree in Recreation Management will be afforded preference. For more information or to apply, please contact Executive Director (interim) Jim Ligori at 307-690-2185 or jligori@gmail.com or Board President DeWitt Morris at 307-537-5420 or dmorris@greenriverenergy.com

*CAMP DIRECTOR - WYOMING
The TVRC Education Foundation (TVRC-EF), doing business as Teton Valley Ranch Camp in Jackson Hole/Dubois, Wyoming, is seeking a full-time Camp Director­­. TVRC is focused on outdoor Western activities and adventures for young people in three program categories: (1) Summer Camp, two four-week summer sessions––one for boys and one for girls, aged 11-17; (2) Expeditions, a backpacking and alpine mountaineering program geared towards high school students; and (3) Family Camp, a modified summer program for families. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic person with significant camp experience, be passionate about the outdoors and the education of young people, have excellent communication skills and be capable of providing superior leadership, supervision and management. For more information visit www.tvrcamp.org/directorsearch. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: careers@tvrcamp.org. In your cover letter please explain how you are uniquely positioned to fill the role and your passion for camp. Please also identify three (3) total references, one personal and two work-related. Application materials will be accepted until the position is filled. (ACA Accredited)

 

FOOD SERVICES

*FOOD SERVICE MANAGER - FLORIDA
Circle F Dude Ranch Camp in Lake Wales Florida is seeking a food service manager to supervise and manage the kitchen operations of the camp. This includes menu planning, ordering and inventory, cooking, and kitchen staff scheduling. The Food service manager will be viewed as the lead manager in the kitchen and responsible for operations within. The cook/ food manager is a leader and example for campers, guest, and staff. Cook must also be capable of speaking with and interacting with guest, campers and staff in a professional and polite manner. Applicants must have experience cooking in a traditional sleep away camp setting or large group institutional setting such as the military, hospital, and/or nursing home. Candidates will hold a food manager certificate or be willing to complete a certified food manager course. A well rounded candidate must have strong communication and leadership skills, conflict management experience, and a love for working in a kitchen setting focused on children and private groups. Cook will maintain a professional appearance at all times. Salary based on experience. Send Resumes to Ben Moss ben@circlefduderanch.com

*DIETARY MANAGER - GEORGIA
Camp Twin Lakes is seeking a qualified Dietary Manager to be responsible for all the food planning, production, service, and sanitation issues within Camp Twin Lakes’ kitchens and dining hall facilities including integration of our own on-site farm programs, which grow our own produce, beef, honey and eggs. An inventive, nutritional, fun, and exciting food service operation that incorporates our Farm is vital to the organization’s mission of providing opportunities for children with special medical needs and life challenges to grow in their confidence and capabilities. Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, hospitality, culinary arts, business or a related field required. A minimum of three years of progressive experience in high volume food service management is also required. Benefits for full time employees will include paid vacation and sick leave, health, dental, disability and life Insurance. CTL participates in a flex spending account and employee retirement savings account. Camp Twin Lakes is an equal opportunity employer. Please submit Resume and Cover Letter to : Dan Mathews, Director of Camping Services dan@camptwinlakes.org  Fax :706 557 9147 www.camptwinlakes.org  No Phone Calls, Please! (ACA Accredited)

*FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR - TEXAS
Cross Trails Ministry is seeking a Food Service Director to act as the lead chef at Camp Chrysalis and oversee the food service and kitchen staff of both Camp Chrysalis and Ebert Ranch Camp. The applicant must desire to provide exemplary Christian hospitality to all ages through food service; have experience cooking and developing menus for a variety of tastes within a budget; have strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; and have the ability to supervise others, work on a team and show creative initiative. This position is year round and includes a salary and benefits. For a complete position description visit www.crosstrails.org/about/employment. Call 830-257-6340 or email Deanna@crosstrails.org with questions. (ACA Accredited)

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS

*NURSE - ARKANSAS
Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp is accepting applications for a full-time RN (preferred) or LPN to serve as Health Director. 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. Students live at the camp from Sunday evening through Friday afternoon each week. The Health Director hours are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday and occasional Sundays. The Health Director also is responsible for recruiting students for the ACE program during the school year and the free summer camp program for 9 to 14 year olds. Housing is not provided for this position. To apply call Binky at 501-821-3714 or email binky@pfeifercamp.com. (ACA Accredited)

PSYCH/SOCIAL POSITION - FLORIDA
Camp Boggy Creek, a SeriousFun Camp founded by Paul Newman has an immediate full time opening for the Psych/Social position. The primary responsibility from February through August is to oversee the psych social aspects of our summer season by communicating with campers and parents to maximize behavior success; serve as advisor to the Camp Director and Medical Director on issues pertaining to the psych social status of campers, volunteers and seasonal staff; review summer applications for campers who have significant behavior or developmental challenges and complete a through screening of these applicants to determine if they can successfully attend camp. From September through January the primary responsibilities is to assist in the development and implementation of weekend retreats; serve as Family Pal Coordinator or Activity Coordinator role on designated Family Retreat weekends; assist in staff and volunteer orientations and implement a safe and intentional camp program for children with special medical care needs. Minimum qualifications are Master’s degree in Social Work, Clinical Psychology or Mental Health Counseling; minimum of two years providing clinical counseling to volunteers and seasonal staff and excellent communications and problem solving skills. For more information on the camp visit campboggycreek.org Send resume plus cover letter by January 1, 2015 to David Mann at dmann@campboggycreek.org. (ACA Accredited)

 

SITE & FACILITIES

*HOUSEKEEPING/MAINTENANCE WORKER - CALIFORNIA
Camp Paivika is a place where together we can make dreams come true. Located in the beautiful San Bernardino National Forest, AbilityFirst's Camp Paivika offers overnight summer and winter/spring programs for children and adults with disabilities. These programs provide a traditional camp experience with nurturing support and an emphasis on fun. It is one of the first fully accessible camps in the United States. Camp Paivika has helped thousands of children and adults with disabilities make friends, try new activities, and become more confident and independent. As campers enjoy their Camp Paivika experience, families and caregivers can take a break from the rigors and challenges of providing 24/7 care, knowing that their loved ones are safe -- cared for and having fun.  We are seeking an experienced Maintenance/Housekeeping Assistant to assist our Camp Facilities Manager with janitorial, facility maintenance, landscaping and animal care. Sound interesting? Go to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11509861 to see the full job description and apply online. Join us in our vision: Looking Beyond Disabilities. Focusing on Capabilities. Expanding Possibilities. (ACA Accredited)

*MAINTENANCE/FACILITY MANAGER - PENNSYLVANIA
Pine Forest Camp, Camp Timber Tops and Lake Owego Camp, are seeking a year-round maintenance/facility manager. Our three camps are one family owned and operated and all three are located in the Pocono Mountains of Northeastern, PA, all within 2 miles of each other. Job Responsibilities include ordering supplies, overseeing and managing maintenance staff, day to day operations, new project oversight and maintaining grounds. Desired qualifications: plumbing, electrical, construction and carpentry. Options for year-round or seasonal employment and on-site or local housing. Camp Facilities open from April to October, and long hours and on-call requirements from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The winter months will be busy with plowing, projects and maintaining the camp grounds. Individuals, couples and applicants with children may apply. To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to rachel@lakeowego.com. Job will be posted until position filled. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM COORDINATOR - TEXAS
We are growing! The YMCA of Greater Williamson County in Round Rock, TX has an exciting job opportunity for a full-time/year round Program Coordinator. The PC will lead staff and volunteers in both our Afterschool program and in our Camp Twin Lakes summer programs. This position requires someone who is highly motivated, organized, personable and enthusiastic. The PC must also have a thorough understanding of TDFPS standards. Must have at least 3 years experience in a managerial/supervisory role in a childcare/camp program; A BS in early childhood education, child development or elementary education preferred. Must be able to pass all background/drug screenings. Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus. Salary: $28,500-$33,000 DOE. The Y offers a comprehensive benefits package. Please send resumes to mellerbrock@ymcagwc.org or apply online at http://www.ymcagwc.org. The Y is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

 

OUTSIDE OF CAMP/NOT CAMP RELATED

*DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM MARKETING - NEW YORK
Responsible for increasing awareness of the JCC by executing effective marketing communications. Oversee marketing of the following areas: Centers for Jewish Living and Israel (including but not limited to the JCC’s R&R and Shabbat programs, Ulpan classes, and annual Israel Day Celebration); LGBTQ community initiatives; and three Jewish summer day camps for children aged 3-14. In addition, for the months of June-August, the position will primarily be focused on camp, with at least two days/week spent at the Pearl River site. The position will be responsible for all communication that goes out to camp parents, as well as ongoing marketing for each of our camps. Requirements:•Bachelor's degree •At least five years' experience in marketing & communications account management Ability to write marketing copy creatively and effectively under deadline •Ability to analyze/interpret data from campaign results, set & reset priorities, multi-task effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment •Creative marketing instinct, with a critical & discerning messaging and design sensibility •Knowledge of & comfort with advanced marketing technology. Email cover letter, salary requirements & resume to recruitment@jccmanhattan.org

*OUTDOOR PROGRAM COORDINATOR - PENNSYLVANIA
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 Other responsibilities include providing year round programs at all camps to offer opportunities for girls throughout the council and planning, coordinating and leading a small seasonal staffing team for summer time adventure bound programs. This is a year around position. For a complete job description and to apply, please visit our career page at http://www.gshpa.org/aboutus/careers.html (ACA Accredited)


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