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August 15, 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 = 19
Administration = 23
Food Services = 5
Site & Facilities = 2
Outside of Camp/Not Camp Related = 2

* New listings = 17
Total listings =
51

 
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ACTIVITY SPECIALIST

GROUP LEADER/INSTRUCTOR - ALABAMA
Project American Life (P.A.L.) is seeking energetic, caring professionals to work with young people in a residential camp setting. P.A.L. is held at YMCA Hargis Retreat near Birmingham, AL and is an exciting, hands-on, minds-on civics & character education fieldtrip for students in grades 5-6. Group leaders are primarily responsible for 10-12 students & use various interactive games and general cooperative learning techniques to make American History come alive & to help instill a sense of gratitude, value, & purpose - all while having fun in the great outdoors. Leaders also facilitate large group activities & lead follow-up discussions. The program is 4 days/3 nights each week (usually Tues-Fri) with no overnight responsibilities for P.A.L. staff. Staff housing, training, & most meals provided. Paid positions, internships, & volunteer opportunities available. Program is seasonal. Fall season runs September through November. Training begins late August. Call or email resume: 256.454.2204 / emily@projectamericanlifealabama.com / www.projectamericanlifealabama.com

AMERICORPS COUNSELOR - ARKANSAS
Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp is accepting applications for male and female counselors to begin in September 2015 until July 31, 2016. Pfeifer Camp is an educational, residential camp for at-risk youth ages 8-14. The Alternative Classroom Experience, has won local, national, and international awards, and was named a national Exemplary Substance Abuse Prevention Program. Our director was named as a Champion of Change by the White House. AmeriCorps Counselors must live at the camp from Sunday evening through Friday afternoon each week, are responsible for up to 10 campers in a cabin, lead them in all camp activities, tutor in the classroom and serve as parents, teachers, friends and mentors to their campers. Applicants 21 or older are preferred but exceptions are possible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens to serve in AmeriCorps. Benefits: Living allowance of $12,100, free room/board, 100% health care, and a $5,550 scholarship. Call Binky at 501-821-3714 or email binky@pfeifercamp.com. (ACA Accredited)

RECREATION LEADERS/SPECIALISTS - CALIFORNIA
Recreation Leaders & Specialists will develop, organize, and conduct enrichment programs for youth in grades kindergarten to 8th grade. Enrichment programs can include arts & crafts, sports, games, science/nature, video/photography, cooking, and more. Recreation Leaders & Specialists may also be responsible for assisting at special events and substituting in other areas of The Ranch’s recreation program areas when necessary. Most work hours are between 11:00am-5:00pm, August to June, Monday thru Friday. There is occasional evening and weekend work. Weekly hours vary between 25-35 hours/week. These positions are eligible to work full-time during the summer at one of The Ranch’s summer camps. COMPENSATION: Salary/Wage: $14 - $20/hour; DOE Sick Leave: 3 days/calendar year; eligible for use after 90 days of employment. Vacation: 20 hours annually; eligible for use after six months of employment. More information is available on our website at www.TheRanchToday.org. To apply, please complete an application from our website or submit a resume & three references to the Assistant Recreation Director, Sherry Burchert at 600 Ned’s Way, Tiburon, CA 94920 or email . Position is open until filled.

CAMP DIRECTOR - FLORIDA
Seeking a Director for Camp Immokalee with the First Coast YMCA of Jacksonville Florida. Our Resident Camp in Keystone Heights, Florida features a craft hut, swimming pool, basketball courts, lighted volleyball court, rifle & archery ranges, dining hall, camp store, infirmary, zip line, canoeing/kayaking, skateboarding & more than 85 acres of woods & wildlife, & separate air conditioned cabins with restroom facilities for boys & girls. Responsible for the leadership and safe operation of the YMCA Camp Immokalee in accordance with its general policies. It includes but not limited to; development and management of programs, facility, camp resident environment, volunteer and staff development, financial development and day to day operations. The Resident Camp Director role during summer camp is hands-on leadership role, exemplifying the highest YMCA values and standards creating an exceptional camp experience. A bachelor’s degree and six plus years’ experience required. $50K-$60K depending on experience, family housing considered. For a full posting and to apply, please visit our website at www.firstcoastymca.org/employment The First Coast YMCA is an equal opportunity employer.

*MINI ADVENTURE CAMP COUNSELOR - GEORGIA
Camp Southern Ground in Fayetteville, Georgia is looking for Temporary Seasonal Camp Counselors the dates of Sept. 11-13, 18-20, 25-27 and Oct. 2-4 for our Mini Adventure Camp weekends. From Friday afternoon to Sunday morning Counselors will participate in an energetic schedule of events and sleep overnight in tents with their "bands" of young Campers ages 9 -13. Counselors must work all four Camp programs. Food and sleeping accommodations will be provided. Counselors will receive a stipend of $500 and are eligible for a bonus of $100 upon completion of Camp season. Education, Experience and Skill Requirements: - Must be 18 years of age or older. - Have a High School Diploma. - Be certified in CPR/First Aid. - Youth development and or Camp experience a plus. - Possess high energy with a positive, "can-do" attitude, flexibility and teamwork. - Have strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills. - Have a level of fitness that will allow hiking, climbing, riding a bicycle and more. - Undergo a rigorous background check. - Participate in a mandatory training program from 9am to 5pm, August 28 and 29. Interested candidates please submit cover letter and resume to info@campsouthernground.org.

OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR - 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 and surrounding states! Our 240 acre facility is home to a Fen wetland, real rock climbing, and 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. Apply by visiting Visit here to Apply Also check out our website at www.flatrockymca.org. (ACA Accredited)

PROFESSIONAL OUTDOOR INSTRUCTOR - INDIANA
6 month job opportunities: 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)

*OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR - MASSACHUSETTS
Nature's Classroom is a year-round environmental education non-profit that serves schools throughout New England. They are currently hiring for their fall 2015 season. Contact: laura@naturesclassroom.org  (800)433-8375

INTEGRATED EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR - MICHIGAN
Integrated Education Instructors will facilitate experiential and character based curriculum for local area schools throughout our 3-5 day residential programs. Positions are available during the Fall (September to mid-December) and Winter/Spring (late January to late May). Sherman Lake YMCA Outdoor Center delivers life-changing experiences through the discovery of the great outdoors, skill development and building healthy relationships. We are located on 365 acres of forested woodland and waterfront in Augusta, MI. Our ACA Eleanor Eels Award Winning Integrated Education Program serves over 5,000 students each year. The IE Program's collaborative, positive and student centered approach helps each student find success both academically and socially. Applicants must be 18 years or older, available Monday through Friday, days and overnights. Salary range is from $50-$60/day including room, board and YMCA membership during time of employment. Staff training begins August 31st, 2015. To apply visit: http://www.shermanlakeymca.org/cmsAdmin/uploads/Employment_Application-Sherman_Lake_YMCA.pdf  or contact Karen Christopherson, Associate Camp Director with questions (269.731.3041, karenc@ymcasl.org) (ACA Accredited)

OUTDOOR EDUCATION FACILITATOR - MICHIGAN
Tamarack Camps Outdoor Education is seeking seasonal residential facilitators whose primary responsibility is delivering extraordinary experiential education programming! Strong candidates must be able to provide a positive learning experience in any environment while utilizing and developing knowledge of the following subject areas: Wilderness, Science, Adventure, and Cultural/Historical programming. A “can do” attitude is required! Minimum Requirements: 1 year of experience in an outdoor education setting and American Red Cross First Aid/CPR certification (on-site training available.) Additional Qualifications: Hardworking, flexible, and a self-starter. American Red Cross Lifeguard and/or ACCT Practitioner certification is a bonus! Must have full availability and be able to live on camp for the duration of contract. Fall positions beginning in August. Opportunities for advancement into supervisory roles and multi-season contracts are available for negotiation. From $300/week for Spring/Fall seasons, communal housing included. Please contact outdooreducation@tamarackcamps.com for more info, full job description or to submit your cover letter, resume, and three references! (ACA Accredited)

*AT-RISK FIELD INSTRUCTOR - SOUTH CAROLINA
The Youth Development Center in Aiken, SC and Camp Ghigau in Upstate, SC are programs that work with at-risk youth who have been termed status offenders. The YDC provides a residential program to a maximum of 32 females; Camp Ghigau allows for a maximum of 28 boys. The primary goals include: behavior modification, improving study skills and core subjects. Staff has flexible work schedules with opportunities to pick up training and experience. Duties include supervising youth as they go about their day, leading adventure based activities, providing crisis intervention, performing administrative duties, residential duties on some nights, supervising dorm chores and more. BA or BS in Outdoor Education, Adventure Programming, Social Science, Youth Development or other related field and experience with at-risk children is preferred. Applicant must have patience, empathy and high energy. Please send resumes to Candice Heatherly at ceharpe@clemson.edu.

LEGACY FELLOWSHIP I - TEXAS
Let us invest in you so you can invest in others. Our one year Legacy Fellowship provides an in-depth experience with our premier Christian camps. This internship for recent college graduates provides growth in the areas of work experience, community, leadership and ministry in a Christian camp setting. You spend nine months with our Retreats and Activities Departments, receiving Ropes and lifeguard certifications in order to run outdoor activities and with our School Programs Department leading Outdoor Education and leadership programs. In the summer, you serve in the Dallas area as leaders in our Launch (Day) Camps. The program also equips you to effectively apply Biblical leadership principles in ministry opportunities. These principles are learned through regular community and family night functions, mentor relationships, and a focus on developing specific spiritual disciplines. The Legacy Fellowship is a full-time, salaried position with benefits and on-camp housing. Sky Ranch offers a compensation package that includes base salary, medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, STD & LTD coverage, a retirement plan; PTO and paid holidays. Find information and an application at www.skyranch.org/jobs. (ACA Accredited)

LEGACY FELLOWSHIP II - TEXAS
Let us invest in you so you can invest in others! The Legacy Fellow II internship is a unique two year position at Sky Ranch that is both a staff position and a ministry training program. Sky Ranch pays the cost of your enrollment in one of ten Master’s degree programs through Dallas Baptist University. This two year position conducts Outdoor Education instruction during the non-summer months and serves as site manager for our Dallas Launch (Day) Camps during the summer. Secondary work responsibilities will include experiences in a variety of settings within the organization including retreats, marketing, curriculum development, activities design, recruiting, and various other areas. The program is designed to develop ministry professionals who will continue their careers in camping, church ministry, schools or any other children, youth and family based organizations. You will develop your professional resume, gain practical work experience, and develop personally and professionally as a Christian leader. You must be able to live in our group housing on camp. This is a full-time internship with great salary and benefits. More information about job requirements and how to apply can be found at www.skyranch.org/jobs. (ACA Accredited)

OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR/NATURALIST - TEXAS
Collin County Adventure Camp seeks highly motivated Educators with a love for the outdoors and teaching for its outstanding Outdoor Education program. Collin County Adventure Camp is located on 430 acres of plush forest and Blackland prairie just 15 minutes northeast of McKinney, TX and serves thousands of elementary school students from the 22 districts in Collin County and beyond. Duties: Leading trail lessons and activities such as: Lake Ecology, Canoeing and Fishing, Prairie Ecology, Man and Environment, Forest Ecology, Orienteering, Outdoor Living Skills, Archery, Conservation Projects, Low Ropes and Living Texas History. Hands-on education at its finest! Other Duties: Evening programs, program maintenance, school visits, professional/peer development, field trips throughout north central Texas, regional conferences, minor construction projects, weather watchers, sustainable program development, community involvement, staff training, school meetings and teacher workshops. Become a better teacher while healing the social landscape. It's a lot of fun as well!$300/wk to $325/wk. Residential Outdoor Education at its finest! Housing and meals provided. amassingill@ymcadallas.org  (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM FACILITATOR - TEXAS
Variety's Peaceable Kingdom is a non-profit retreat that empowers children with special needs through our environmental education (school), weekend retreat, and summer camp programs! We are looking for an energetic, fun, and organized individual to join our small full-time staff! Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor's degree, preferably in a related field. You must be able to pass a drug and background check. Variety's Peaceable Kingdom is open year-around and we are looking for a full-time staff member to live on-site and work with our school programs and weekend programs throughout the year, and work with summer camps from June-August. The Program facilitator will have the opportunity to run and expand our animal/nature program, so experience and desire to work with animals is a must. Pay is competitive, benefits and housing are included, and every day out here is something different and exciting! For a full job description or to email a resume and cover letter, email Laura Nickel, program director at lauran@varietytexas.org with the subject "Program Facilitator". Additionally you can call 254-554-5555 with questions. We are looking to fill the job soon so please send info by August 21, 2015. Can't wait to meet you!

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 Fall season runs from Sept 1st - Nov 25th.  Camp For All is a unique, barrier free camp working in partnership with other non-profits to enrich the lives of children and adults with challenging illnesses or special needs and their families throughout the year. For more information please email Jessicah at jholloway@campforall.org. If interested, please find our Program Instructor application on our website http://campforall.org/joinourteam/ (ACA Accredited)

CHALLEGE COURSE FACILITATOR - VIRGINIA
We are looking for responsible, caring, and committed young adults interested in furthering the 4-H mission through safe and thoughtful challenge course programming. Individuals who are energetic and enjoy working in a collaborative partnership with each other and the challenge course manager are welcome to apply. Time will be spent facilitating, training, general course maintenance, record keeping, and working with youth and adults. Prior challenge course experience is helpful but not required. Applicants must be energetic, enthusiastic, accountable, and be able to work independently and collaboratively. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, hold current CPR and First Aid Certifications, and be able to work active days outside in the elements. Benefits include a fast paced, stimulating work environment, resume-building experience, and lodging on-site. Position is seasonal, from mid-August through mid-November. The NOVA 4-H Center is looking to hire immediately, so please send Avery Born an updated resume at aaborn@vt.edu or call her at 540-635-7171. (ACA Accredited)

DISNEY CRUISE LINE - YOUTH ACTIVITIES MANAGER - CASTAWAY CAY
Responsibilities: Implement and handle the day-to-day operation for 2-3 youth spaces catering to children. Provide leadership, coaching and development, communication and recognition for all their direct reports. Handle guest needs pertaining to Youth Activities. Ensure safe operation of all events and programs. Ensure cleanliness of all youth areas to Untied States Public Health (USPH) and Disney standards. Serve as Duty Manager to oversee all youth events ship wide during specified times and on call as needed. Basic Qualifications: Min. four years recent experience in a high-volume childcare operation in a recreational or leisure setting. Proven experience managing complex policies and detailed operational procedures. Proven recent experience leading and motivating a large team. Be at least 21.  Be able to speak, read and write fluent English. Be able to adhere to Disney appearance guidelines. Agree to share a cabin. Be flexible with work schedule, job duties and work locations. Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1n7JjEmpDgTo apply: https://xjobs.brassring.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25348&siteid=5039&jobid=255989

BEACH FRONT RESORT SEEKS LIFEGUARDS/ACTIVITY STAFF - NORTHERN MARIANAS ISLANDS
Would you like your next job to be working at a beachfront resort hotel? Would you like to take hotel guests on snorkel tours? Play beach volleyball with them? Play with their children in Kids Club? Teach them how to ride our Point Break wave machine? Work with a multi-cultural international staff? Pacific Islands Club Saipan has been giving outgoing and energetic individuals the experience of a lifetime for more than 20 years. 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 looking for a special few to join our program for the next six months. Amazing benefits package awaits for the right individuals (shared onsite housing, meals, full medical, air transportation from your place to ours, 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. Groups will be starting in August and September so apply today!!!

 

ADMINISTRATION

*PROGRAM DIRECTOR - ARIZONA
Chapel Rock is in search of a full time Program Director. Owned by the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona, Chapel Rock offers a very comprehensive ropes course that is occupied 200+ days out of the year, the Aspen Creek Outdoor School, our science camp, which serves approximately 40 elementary schools throughout the year, an adventure program, primarily serving local rehabilitation groups, includes hiking, rock climbing and kayaking and a summer camp program that is through the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona. Qualified applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree, 3 years related experience, an ACCT Level II Certification, additional certifications are preferred; TRG, WFR, SRT1. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to managing and booking groups for the ropes course and adventure program, training instructors, general facilitation, program marketing and growth, maintaining ACA standards and assisting the Aspen Creek Outdoor School, summer camp and conference groups. Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, full medical/dental. Please reply with a cover letter and resume via email to kwood@chapelrock.net (ACA Accredited)

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL CONTENT & MACHANE KACHOL LAVAN - CALIFORNIA
Job Purpose: Director of Educational Content & Machane Kachol Lavan is responsible for creating, developing and managing the educational content for the IAC’s national programs. The Educational Content & Machane Kachol Lavan reports to the Chief Programming Officer. Skills/Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree. • Minimum 2 years of educational content development, and program managing & marketing experience. • Minimum 2 years of camp experience is a must-directing a camp is a plus. • Experience in the Israeli and/or Jewish sector is a plus. • Strong high level planning and monitoring capabilities and ability to manage a team effectively. • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite products and social networking tools. • Highly efficient and organized. • Excellent interpersonal skills. • Good operational & administrative management • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills. • Ability to get along with all levels within the organization. • Speaks, reads and writes in English & Heb. Hebrew Proficiency is required. Resumes may be submitted to hr@israeliamerican.org with E-mail Subject: “Director of Educational Content & Machane Kachol Lavan”

*DAY CAMP SPECIALIST - CALIFORNIA
The Day Camp Specialist provides innovative and dynamic summer day camp program and year-round outdoor education by giving direction and guidance to volunteers and day camp staff. She/He implements and directs programs and secures locations in compliance with GSUSA, council, ACA policies and procedures. This is a full-time, regular, exempt position. Girl Scouts is America's premier leadership development organization for girls. The mission of Girl Scouting is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. To apply and review a full job description the following link: http://sdgirlscouts.atsondemand.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=512393.viewjobdetail&CID=512393&JID=504283 All applicants will be considered. Those whose qualifications most closely meet the requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview. Girl Scouts San Diego is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability or veteran's status.

CAMP SHAI AND YOUTH ATHLETICS COORDINATOR - COLORADO
The Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center is seeking a high -energy, well-organized, and skilled youth athletics professional to work in the Camp Shai and Youth Programs Department as part of a team that supports youth programs and summer camps at the JCC. The Camp Shai and Youth Athletics Coordinator is responsible for the development, supervision, and implementation of year-round K-12 athletic programming, Shai Sports Camp, and serves as the JCC Maccabi Assistant Delegation Head. Required skills and experience: BA degree in Education, Physical Education, Social Work, Sports Management or equivalent degree; Experience in formal and informal athletic programming and Jewish cultural learning; Budget management experience; 1-3 years of experience working with school-age children and teens; Ability to plan, organize and execute long-term and short-term youth-focused programs that integrate Jewish values and skill development; Leadership and supervisory experience of staff and participants in a camp, youth, or school setting. This position is a full-time, salaried position with weeknight evening and weekend commitments. Preferred start date is August 2015. Please submit resume and cover letter to Abby at: akaufman@jccdenver.org.

*COMMUNITY EDUCATION COORDINATOR - COLORADO
Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory (RMBO) is looking for a motivated, dynamic educator and camping industry professional who will bring bird conservation topics to a variety of audiences, specifically through interpretive programs and summer camps. Using birds as the hook, RMBO Summer Nature Camps offer day and overnight camp sessions to approximately 200 campers between the ages of 2 and 17. Camp sessions are designed in a progression to introduce children to the outdoors at a young age and build their skills over time. This position is responsible for planning, marketing, administering, leading, and evaluating all camps during the summer and implementing other environmental education programs year-round. This is a full-time, exempt position with a salary of $29,000 - $33,000/year (commensurate with qualifications) plus benefits. TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter, detailing your summer camp and environmental education knowledge/experience and your philosophy as to the development of children in the context of the camping experience, as well as a resume with at least three references (names, phone numbers, and email addresses) in a single document to: Tyler Edmondson at tyler.edmondson@rmbo.org. For more info: www.rmbo.org.

*CAMP DIRECTOR - CONNECTICUT
MUST APPLY AT http://www.applitrack.com/oakhillct/onlineapp/ Located in Hebron, Connecticut, Camp Hemlocks is a fully accessible summer residential camp for children and adults with multiple disabilities. Camp Hemlocks has been providing camping experiences to hundreds of individuals with disabilities for over 40 years. We are looking for a Camp Director who can work with a team of dedicated professionals, e.g. nurses, counselors, lifeguards, administrators, etc. in meeting our mission to serve people with disabilities. S/he will work with members of the community to boost diverse year-round programming at this unique venue, and build relationships that sustain this treasured camp. The position requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field and camp and camp administrative experience. The preferred candidate will have experience working with people with disabilities, a director certification from the American Camping Association (ACA), and is able to relocate to a residence on the property and reside there throughout the duration of employment. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply here: http://www.applitrack.com/oakhillct/onlineapp/

*SITE DIRECTOR - IOWA
Director Pictured Rocks Camp and Retreat Center: The Iowa Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church Board of Camp, Conference, and Retreat Ministries is seeking a full time Site Director for its Pictured Rocks Camp and Retreat Center near Monticello, Iowa. This position will provide leadership, supervision, administration and visioning for the year round ministry and operations of the Pictured Rocks site. This includes providing guidance and supervision to full-time and part-time staff and volunteers at the camp. It also entails providing a safe environment and hospitality to over 300 summer campers and many other retreat groups and guests during the duration of the year. The position is responsible for providing innovative leadership as it relates to developing unique ministry programs for people of all ages that will allow for faith development and growth as Christian disciples. To apply please download the application, statements to be answered, request for resume, and a job description at the following link: http://www.iaumc.org/classifiedsdetail/1523472 For additional information contact david.hobbs@iaumc.org (ACA Accredited)

CAMP COORDINATOR & TEAM BUILDING SPECIALIST - KANSAS
Seeking a dynamic team ­oriented personality that can utilize Greenbush resources to design and implement appropriate summer camps and relevant team building experiences. The Camp coordinator and Team Building Specialist will design and execute a plan to further the mission of the Greenbush Camp and Retreat Center through the planning and delivery of program activities and events. Camp Coordinator will design and plan a summer camp program that is exciting, fun, and educational for all students that step foot on the Greenbush campus. • Must be passionate about working for an exciting company that does great work • Student focused with good attention to detail • Friendly, enthusiastic and willing to learn • Creative and able to take initiative • Must be able to operate the challenge ropes course or be willing to gain certification. TO APPLY, go to: http://greenbush.schoolrecruiter.net Equal Opportunity Employer

ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR - MARYLAND  
YMCA Camp Tockwogh is looking for a mature, dynamic, knowledgeable, motivated team player to provide leadership in our Waterfront Programs. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated by the prospect of working, living and playing on the shores of the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Assistant Camp Director- Waterfront is responsible for the administration, development, and implementation of all waterfront programs including but not limited to sailing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, canoeing, kayaking, and windsurfing programs at Camp Tockwogh. The Assistant Camp Director will provide onsite supervision of two operating waterfronts and a fleet of approximately 100 boats. cizett@ymcade.org  (ACA Accredited)

*OUTDOOR EXPERIENCES DIRECTOR - MISSOURI
Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri is seeking an Outdoor Experiences Director to develop an outdoor program for seven areas: Aquatics, Camping, Excursions, Equestrian, High Adventure, Sports and STEM. The role leads a current team of two direct reports and up to 60 staff during peak summer season. Requirements: • Manage, supervise, lead and grow outdoor programs for successful volunteer recruitment, placement, and retention. • Collaborate with VP Operations, Site Managers and Fund Development department to direct program needs and assist with developing funding sources for outdoor programs. • Build and develop a team of staff and volunteers that values engagement, communication and a commitment to excellence. • Oversee budgets for the outdoor programs. • Active engagement with staff to ensure all compliance measures and best practices are followed. Qualifications: • A passion for the Girl Scout mission. • Demonstrated success with developing outdoor programs for an organization, preferably within a nonprofit industry. • Creative with effective interpersonal and leadership skills. • Bachelor's Degree in Nonprofit Management or related field. Please send resume to resumes@omniemploment.com.

*ASSISTANT CAMP COORDINATOR - SLEEP-AWAY PROGRAMS - NEW YORK
Primary Responsibilities Assist Coordinator in planning & implementing the 1199SEIU CCC/CCF Sleep-Away Programs Act as a primary point of contact for members & providers Assist in the coordination, registration & distribution of 1199SEIU member benefits Manage the special needs voucher program Create & implement effective marketing strategies; to include the creation & distribution of various marketing materials Assist in planning & implementing individualized camp/parent information sessions Evaluate camp programs & participants camp experiences Help address issues, incidents & concerns that impact the organization, programs, members & children Prepare periodic & annual reports Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in education, social work or related field Minimum 3 years experience working with children & families; knowledge of child development & age appropriate programming Excellent written & verbal communications skills; organized; able to multi task & meet deadlines Working knowledge of database systems & Microsoft Office Ability to develop, foster & maintain excellent professional working relationships Travel, evening & weekend work required Please use this URL to apply: http://goo.gl/mELVZR (ACA-Accredited)

*CAMP DIRECTOR - OHIO
Camp Fire Northwest Ohio is looking for a camp director who can bring financial, property management, and foundation structure expertise to our organization. This foundation structure will position us to take our existing resident and day camp and retreat team building programs to the next level with the implementation of Camp Fire's Thrive methodology and innovative outdoor experiences. Camp Fire’s approach, created in partnership with the Thrive Foundation for Youth, enables youth to achieve their full potential by: Identifying Sparks, Adopting a Growth Mindset, Goal Management, and Reflection. Camp Glen, located in Tiffin, OH, is Camp Fire Northwest Ohio’s resident camp and retreat center. We offer traditional resident camps during the summer and retreats/team development opportunities from April through October. Camp Glen is on 140 acres near the Sandusky River banks in Seneca County. The site has 120 beds, low and high ropes courses, and a variety of program opportunities (mountain boarding, archery, traverse wall, swimming pool, etc.). View job responsibilities and apply at www.CampFireNWOhio.com/opportunities.

OUTDOOR PROGRAM COORDINATOR - PENNSLYVANIA
The Outdoor Program Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing council wide programs for troops and individual Girl Scouts during the fall, winter and spring seasons. This position will recruit and implement volunteer teams for our camp properties. During the late spring and summer camp season, the Outdoor Program Coordinator will oversee all aspects of the Ranch Program. This includes prepping and managing the barn, hiring seasonal ranch camp staff and horse care during the months of April to August. Candidates should have previous experience working in a camp setting and a strong background in western horseback riding. For more details and to apply, please visit our website at http://www.gshpa.org/en/our-council/careers.html

SITE DIRECTOR - PENNSLYVANIA
CAMP PENN of the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church (Pennsylvania) is receiving resumes for the Site Director position between now and September 30, 2015. This is a key leadership position providing supervision, development of program, and interaction with guest and campers. Camp Penn is a seasonal facility located near Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. It is open from mid April to mid to late October. To submit a letter of interest and resume', to inquire about the position, or gain more information, please contact Anne Horton, Director of Camp and Retreat Ministry, ahorton@susumc.org or 800-874-8474. This link will take you directly to the job description http://tinyurl.com/ndfup4j

*SOCIAL SKILLS DAY CAMP DIRECTOR - PENNSYLVANIA
Seeking a Director for Camp Pegasus, a therapeutic social skills day camp for 6-15 year old children in Rosemont, PA, near Philadelphia. Camp Pegasus provides an intensive social skills therapy program interwoven with a fun and success-oriented day camp structure. The program is designed for children grappling with social challenges stemming from Asperger’s Syndrome/High Functioning Autism, ADHD, learning differences, and social anxiety. We seek an innovative, organized leader to help take Camp Pegasus to new heights. The Camp Director is responsible for the leadership and operation of Camp Pegasus. It includes but is not limited to: development & management of the program, PR/marketing, facility/site needs, camper well-being, staff & intern development, financial development, & day to day operations. During summer camp the Camp Director offers hands-on leadership exemplifying the highest values and standards, creating a world-class camp experience for campers, parents, & staff. Hours: up to 20 hours per week in the fall and winter; up to 40 hours per week in the spring and summer. A bachelor’s degree and five years’ experience is required. To apply, please email a cover letter & resume to camp owner, Mike Fogel, at ChildFamArt@verizon.net. Camp Pegasus is an equal opportunity employer. For more info, visit: www.CampPegasus.com

YOUTH AND FAMILY DIRECTOR - PENNSLYVANIA
South Hills YMCA, 51 McMurray Road Pittsburgh, PA 15241. The program director is responsible for the development, organization, implementation and evaluation of the Youth and Family Programming. The position will be devolving and leading our YMCA Camp Cloverleaf Regional Day Camp. Duties include Hiring staff, marketing the camp, and designing cutting edge programs in new areas of the South Hills of Pittsburgh. This also includes leading one of the largest YMCA Adventure Guides and Princesses program in the country. A successful candidate will organize events, attending camp-outs and weekend programs, along with evening meetings. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS • This position requires an undergraduate degree in a related field. SEND RESUMES TO: YDresumes@ymcapgh.org Deadline to apply: August 11, 2015

*CAMP DIRECTOR - RHODE ISLAND
Camp JORI is a private non-profit overnight camp situated on Rhode Island’s largest lake and nestled amongst 1000s of acres of protected land. Its mission is to provide a quality overnight Jewish camping experience available to all families in a safe and supportive setting.  JORI prides itself on fostering connections across congregations, movements and agencies including interfaith and nonobservant families. We welcome nearly 400 financially diverse children and 80 staff members to our modern campus each year.  We are proud of our caring family culture steeped in Jewish values that provides nearly $300,000 in financial support to needy children each year. In the camp’s 78 year history, we have had only three directors and now we look for the fourth who will lead the organization to the next level of success. Camp JORI offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Year-round housing is available. For further information please visit www.campjori.com <http://www.campjori.com> . Interested applicants should send the following information to lhchrs@cox.net: Cover letter, resume, statement of philosophy and references.

*CAMP DIRECTOR/OUTDOOR PROGRAM DIRECTOR - TENNESSEE
Create year-round program activities that meet diverse girls’ needs and interests and respond to the developmental needs of girls at various age levels. Coordinate and run 8 week summer resident camp at Camp Sycamore Hills. Must be willing to live on site for a minimum of 12 weeks. Ensure that program includes resident camping, troop camping, specialty camping, and high adventure activities and direct and manage these program experiences. Supervise all seasonal and camp-related program staff and volunteers including recruitment, selection, placement, development, and release. Associates degree required; Bachelors degree preferred, related work experience may be substituted for degree. Minimum five years of experience as a Camp Director, preferably a resident camp, and experience supervising camp staff. Send resume and salary expectations to jsearch@gsmidtn.org Attention Pam Self

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR PROGRAMMING - TEXAS
Camp Summit seeks a full time assistant camp director. This dynamic individual will develop & implement year round camping programs; hire, coordinate & supervise our year round program seasonal staff. We provide residential camping experiences for children and adults who are developmentally delayed, physically challenged, deaf/blind multi-handicapped or multi-disabled with a wide variety and differing levels of disabilities from mild to profound, for campers aged 6-99 years. Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in related field; Knowledge of people with disabilities is desired, but not required; Strong supervisory skills; Excellent organizational & multi-tasking abilities; Ability to work effectively with a diverse group; Ropes, Archery & Lifeguard experience or willing to be trained. To be considered, please send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to l.braziel@campsummittx.org. Only someone who wants to grow, who is dedicated & passionate need apply. (ACA Accredited)

BOYS CAMP DIRECTOR - TEXAS
We are passionate about our mission to help all campers grow into the champions they are meant to be. Camp Champions is a family-owned, co-ed camp with a ten week season featuring 3-week terms. We are looking for a high-energy man with a passion for serving children and working hard. During the summer, responsibilities include running our counselor orientation, focusing on the campers' experience and growth, communicating with parents, leading counselors, and planning and managing special events and activities. In the non-summer, you will recruit campers, focus on camper retention, plan activities and camp events, prepare counselor orientation and grow as a leader and educator. Applicant should be a college graduate who has experience with premium resident camps. Opportunities include a full-time Boys Director position and also a full-time intern position with opportunities to grow. If this challenge appeals to you, please send an email to director Erec Hillis at ehillis@campchampions.com (subject line “Boys Director Application”) with your resume and your thoughts. Assumed start time is fall 2015. See our website at www.campchampions.com. (ACA Accredited)

GIRLS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - TEXAS
We are passionate about our mission to help all campers grow into the champions they are meant to be. Camp Champions is a family-owned, co-ed camp with a ten week season featuring 3-week terms. We are looking for a high-energy woman with a passion for serving children and working hard. During the summer, responsibilities include assisting with our counselor orientation, focusing on our first time campers, communicating with parents, leading counselors, planning and managing special events and activities, and working with the directors . In the non-summer, you will recruit campers, focus on camper retention, plan activities and camp events, prepare counselor orientation and grow as a leader and educator. Applicant should be a college graduate who has experience with premium resident camps. Opportunities include a full-time assistant director position and also a full-time intern position with opportunities to grow. If this challenge appeals to you, please send an email to director Leah Mesches at lmesches@campchampions.com (subject line “Assistant Director Application”) with your resume and your thoughts. Assumed start time is fall 2015. See our website at www.campchampions.com. (ACA Accredited)

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, and oversees the operation of the summer camp program all under the direction of the Executive Director. The position offers a salary range of $28,000 - $30,000 plus benefits. Motel type 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 or Associate’s Degree and/or equivalent experience, 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/. Questions? Call Gareth at 888-7CHANCO (888-724-2626)  (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM MANAGER - WISCONSIN
Girl Scouts of WI—Badgerland Council is looking to hire a Program Manager specializing in Camp and Outdoor Leadership to build girl attendance and provide greater volunteer support for year-round opportunities in outdoor experiences. This professional will support the Girl Scout mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. Join the mission and receive a rewarding career at the premiere leadership organization for girls. Full-time position with generous benefits package. POSITION SUMMARY: Manage all aspects of camp and outdoor leadership program planning and delivery throughout the Badgerland Council jurisdiction. Ensure that all program experiences are designed and implemented based on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) processes, procedures, and outcomes through utilization of the Girl Scout National Program Portfolio. This position includes the planning of innovative resident camp programming at two resident camps and acting as on-site director of Camp Ehawee during the resident camp season including all set-up and break-down of camp. To learn more about Girl Scouts and this position please refer to our website. http://www.gsbadgerland.org

 

FOOD SERVICES

FOOD SERVICE INTERN - CALIFORNIA
Camp Stevens seeks a Food Service Intern. This is a unique opportunity for an organized, self-motivated team player who enjoys working with people to learn and grow in a professional, community-based and environmentally-conscious camp kitchen. Responsibilities include assisting the chef and assistant chef in the day-to-day operation of the kitchen, including: Preparing meals from scratch using mostly organic ingredients and produce from the camp gardens (when in season), preparing meals for groups of 20-150 persons, and working to help make the camp’s farm-to-table cuisine better every day. The position begins August 17, 2015. Some experience working in a commercial kitchen is desired. An interest in sustainable and healthy food is desired and the ability to obtain a food handler’s card. Benefits include health insurance, vacation and salary. Meals and onsite housing are provided and required. Camp Stevens is owned and operated by the Episcopal Dioceses of Los Angeles and San Diego and located 50 miles east of San Diego. Email a cover letter and resume with references to:  John Horton, Admin. Dir. Email: john@campstevens.org Learn more at www.campstevens.org/employment (ACA Accredited)

CAMP CHEF - MARYLAND
YMCA Camp Letts is a summer camp and year round retreat center located just 8 miles south of beautiful Annapolis Maryland. We are searching for a full time Camp Chef to prepare meals for our summer camp and year round retreat groups. The Camp Chef oversees the culinary operations to include meal preparation for three meals daily for 300+ campers, special events, weddings and retreats. Prepares balanced, nutritious and tasty meals from scratch. Control food cost and overall department expenses. Effectively manages kitchen staff. Oversees all kitchen and dining room operations to include food preparation, ordering, budgeting, staff supervision, cleanliness, and must be ServSafe certified ( or secure certification within 90 days of employment). The Camp Chef will work closely with Director's to make sure each groups needs are met and delivers 5 Star customer service at all times. High school diploma or equivalence, minimum of five years experience in food service management, relationship building, financial management, facility management, program planning and delivery, supervising/staff development. To apply please email your resume and cover letter to resumes@ymcadc.org . Call Dave at 410-919-1410 for additional information. (ACA Accredited)

FOOD SERVICE MANAGER - PENNSYLVANIA
This is a full-time, year-round, salaried position based on an average of 40 hours per week with many hours during the summer season, less hours in the fall and spring, and more limited hours in the winter. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Camp Swatara is primarily a summer camp for children and youth. From Labor Day to Memorial Day, Camp Swatara is primarily a retreat facility with frequent weekend use and occasional midweek groups, including school groups. The Food Service Manager is responsible to plan, coordinate, and carry-out camp food service for all scheduled groups, activities, and events throughout the year. This includes hiring and scheduling part-time staff, as well as frequently serving as the "Head" of the kitchen. Candidates should have training, education, and/or experience in food service management, culinary arts, quantity food service, and staff supervision, as well as the passion to serve in a Christian camp/retreat setting. Benefits include a salary based on experience and within the context of our non-profit environment, employee insurance, a pension plan, and professional growth funds. Applications are due by September 1, 2015. For more info, please visit www.campswatara.org  or call 1-717-933-8510.

*ASSISTANT FOOD SERVICES SUPERVISOR - TEXAS
Camp For All is seeking an Assistant Food Services Supervisor to work at the Camp For All campsite in Burton, Texas. This position is full time, salary with benefits. The Assistant Food Services Supervisor will work primarily afternoon and evenings with some morning and weekend shifts. The ideal candidate will: • Assist the Food Services Supervisor in planning and executing all aspects of the kitchen • Plan and manage the preparation of special diets • Manage the evening shift • Be able to communicate effectively with full time and seasonal staff, partners, campers, volunteers and visitors. Requirements: • Must have both supervisory and kitchen experience. • Be available afternoon and weekends. Please send resume to: Camp For All, 6301 Rehburg Road, Burton, Texas 77835 or by email to Charlotte Avera @ cavera@campforall.org (ACA Accredited)

DIRECTOR OF FOOD SERVICES - TEXAS
The Episcopal Diocese of West Texas is a dynamic, faith-based, non-profit organization. We are seeking a Director of Food Services for Camp Capers, our youth camp and retreat center located 45 minutes northwest of San Antonio on the banks of the beautiful Guadalupe River. This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of year round food service operation. This individual will prepare and cook meals for our guests and supervise all food service employees. He or she will design and plan all food services to include menus, food presentation, nutritional values and appropriate portion sizes and insure that the kitchen area conforms to all local, state, and federal standards of cleanliness. Camp Capers serves 225 campers and staff every day during the summer and hosts retreat groups throughout the rest of the year. The position is a year round, salaried job with excellent benefits. Please email David Griffin for more information david.griffin@dwtx.org  (ACA Accredited)

 

SITE & FACILITIES

GENERAL MAINTENANCE AND UTILITIES - COLORADO
The Utilities & General Maintenance person is a vital caretaker of Cheley Camps’ properties. The primary duties are water treatment, irrigation & water distribution system, waste water collection, and general maintenance. This person must have or obtain necessary certifications (class C water license) to perform these primary duties (Cheley will support obtaining cert. if needed). These duties are mainly performed during the six months when the systems are in use. Our system requires a The Utilities & General Maintenance person will be the Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) of these primary duties. They will be expected to conduct themselves in a manner that will protect public health and safety. General tasks for this position include but are not limited to the start up & shut down of the utilities listed as primary duties, using heavy equipment, sealing floors, generator maintenance, forest maintenance, sawing lumber, cabin renovation, general maintenance & construction, water line installation, fencing, plumbing, electrical, roofing, framing, painting, special projects and helping others. There are 3 other staff member on the maintenance crew. Please email Jeff Cheley at jeffcheley@cheley.com if you are interested. (ACA Accredited)

*CAMP RANGER - MICHIGAN
Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan is seeking a full-time, exempt Camp Ranger at Camp Merrie Woode in Plainwell, Michigan. Camp Ranger must live on site. For full job description and how to apply please see http://www.gshom.org/about/whoweare/employment.html POSITION OVERVIEW: Maintains assigned council properties to high standards, and ensures that campers have an outstanding experience before they arrive and while they are on site. Partner in the development and execution of a replacement and capital improvement schedule. Incorporate key learning experiences for girls relative to property management and outdoor learning. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: • Must have a curious nature and be willing to learn • Must like to fix things and be mechanically inclined • Able to lift and/or manipulate up to 75 lbs. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: • A high school diploma/GED • Experience in construction, construction management, building maintenance/repairs • Two years facility management or building operations experience preferred. WORK SCHEDULE: • Will work evening and weekend hours • Scheduled work days will differ seasonally. BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision; Life; Disability; 403(b); Vacation; Sick; Holiday Pay; FSA and more. (ACA Accredited)

 

OUTSIDE OF CAMP/NOT CAMP RELATED

TROOP/OUTDOOR SUPPORT SPECIALIST - INDIANA
Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana is looking for a Troop/Outdoor Support Specialist to increase quality program at the troop level and support outdoor opportunities across the council: Mentor Brownie troop leaders - mostly by phone.  Be the age level expert for Girl Scout Brownies (2-3graders).  Write monthly newsletters to support Brownie Leaders Secure community collaborative resources to supplement the Girl Scout curriculum.  Coordinate some events.  Encourage and support outdoor activities. This full time position is open immediately! If this sounds like you, check us out. Read the job description and apply today at: http://easi.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2fbivppeyoz

*PLACEMENT COORDINATOR - MAINE
CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange is currently seeking a full time Placement Coordinator for the Camp Counselor program at its Portland, Maine headquarters. This position will provide excellent customer outreach and support to a group of summer camps while advocating for our international participants through organized, detail oriented, and efficient matching of applicants to camps based on a variety of criteria. The position also involves operational support and logistical planning at certain times of year to prepare camps and ensure participants safe travel and arrival into the U.S. and at their camp. In addition to the requirement of a Bachelor’s Degree, the position also commands a strong degree of initiative, flexibility, and versatility to deal with the various sales, support, and operational aspects of this work exchange program. The ideal candidate will have a background in camp staffing, strong written and oral communication skills, be flexible to changing priorities, and think critically. CIEE offers a comprehensive benefits and compensation package. Learn more about the position and how to apply at http://www.ciee.org/careers

 


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