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January 17, 2012 Summer Jobs @ Camp | Professional Development | Join ACA | ACA Home

The following are current year-round job openings at camps in the U.S.

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 = 8
Administration = 37
Health & Wellness = 1
Site & Facilities = 2

* New listings = 28

 
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ACTIVITY SPECIALIST

* TEACHER - ALABAMA
Nature's Classroom (www.naturesclassroom.com) at Riverview Camp, an ACA and AEE accredited experiential education center, is now hiring! Teachers (4-year college degree required) facilitate hands-on classes in all academic areas, lead hikes and teach environmental ethics. Activities focus on cooperation, communication, and team-building using group initiatives and the low challenge course. Other activities: canoeing, night hikes, climbing tower, and high challenge course. Staff contracts are seasonal (Spring/Fall semesters) and staff generally works 4-5 day weeks (very little weekend work required). In addition to salary, room and board is provided including: meals, private bedroom, paid training, and use of phone, internet, and washer/dryer. Other benefits include: medical insurance, workers compensation, and a location within a short distance of great caving, climbing, mountain biking, hiking, and whitewater paddling. CONTACT: Adam Goshorn 800.995.4769 or natures@hiwaay.net (ACA Accredited)

* DIVERSITY COUNSELORS - CONNECTICUT
The Discovery Center, an award winning diversity education program is seeking counselors for a high quality experiential curriculum and outdoor activities effort. Our full year program offers residential experiences for 4th, 5th& 6th grade students from urban & suburban communities in a camp setting. Camp, teaching, or outdoor education experience is a plus. Responsibilities include teaching classes in diversity, math, science, language arts, teambuilding and creating a positive learning environment. Spring session starts 3/12/12 and ends 6/14/12. Salary commensurate with experience starts at $325-$350 per week for 1st season employees. Lodging included, meals provided when students are present at camp. Visit us at www.discoveringdiversity.com. We are an EOE. Send resume, cover letter & 3 references to: Sharon Roberts, Director of Curriculum & Instruction at: sharonroberts@discoveringdiversity.com or online. Call (860) 681-2722 for more info. (ACA Accredited)

* OUTDOOR EDUCATION LEADER - INDIANA
Spring 2012, Seasonal Outdoor Education Leader - Indiana. Camp Tecumseh YMCA Outdoor Center is one of the premier YMCA camps serving around 35,000 people a year. Camp Tecumseh is a 500 acre facility centrally located between Indianapolis, IN and Chicago, IL, serving around 130 schools a year. Programs include Pioneer Heritage (Indiana History), Foundations for Success (Character Development), Discovering Nature (Environmental) and Earthship Journey (Environmental). Camp Tecumseh is looking for outgoing individuals with a desire to work around and lead children (experience a big plus), expecting to be a part of a staff team that works for each other in order to create exceptional experiences. The season goes from March 5 - May 25. $270/week + room and board provided. For more information please visit our web site at www.camptecumseh.org and contact Tom Elliott (765 564 2898 or tome@camptecumseh.org). (ACA Accredited)

CAMP PATHWAY SPECIALIST (CAMP DIRECTOR) - INDIANA
We are looking for an experienced specialized activity director and summer camp director. Successful candidate will lead activities on the weekends year round at our 4 beautiful camps and also recruit and supervise volunteers and seasonal staff also leading activities. These activities include swimming, canoeing, sailing, kayaking, horseback riding, low ropes, climbing wall and zip line, archery, cross country skiing, nature activities, and more. Current certification, and or experience/training in all of these areas is required, please include with resume. This position will also manage and direct all aspects of summer resident and day camp. Successful resident camp supervisory experience is a must. If you are interested in this position with the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana please send your resume, certifications, and cover letter to jobs@easihr.com. For a full job description and more info, see website at: http://www.girlscoutsnorthernindiana-michiana.org/au_careers (ACA Accredited)

MINISTRY SPECIALIST - IOWA
Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center, a ministry of the Iowa Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, is accepting applications for a Ministry Specialist. The position is built around a job description which includes program ministry, the development of a leadership program and strengthening relationships with local congregations. A sampling of responsibilities would include developing curriculum, mentor program and retreats for a youth leadership training. The Ministry Specialist could also be responsible for supervising waterfront programs, high & low ropes, horses, and health center. Prior experience or certification beneficial. Pay will be based on experience and education, full benefits including health insurance and pension. Housing may be available. For more: deker@wesleywoodsiowa.org or call (515) 480-8962 for packet including application and job description. APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 10th, 2012, www.WesleyWoodsIowa.org. (ACA Accredited)

RECREATION SPECIALIST - NEW JERSEY
YMCA Camps of Medford. The Recreation Specialist leads outdoor education, recreational, and challenge course programs that support the mission of YMCA Camps of Medford. This position is responsible for program delivery in all departments, including but not limited to; program development, group and member retention, recruitment, safety, training, community, relationships, interdepartmental communications and logistics as it relates to programmatic needs. Qualifications: The position requires a minimum of 18 years of age. A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in recreation, outdoor education or equivalent in a related field is preferred. Current first aid and CPR, lifeguarding certifications are a plus. Work experience in outdoor education and recreation is a necessity. Must also provide documented experience working and facilitating for both low & high challenge course programs. Minimum of 2 years prior experience working in a camp or YMCA program setting is preferred. Salary Information: $350/week. YMCA Camps of Medford provides paid vacation, sick, and personal time as well as contributions to medical and dental health benefits. Eligible for YMCA retirement benefits after 2 years of service. Housing provided on-site. Please submit a cover letter and resume to: Dave Kaubin, Outdoor Recreation Director, dave@ycamp.org. Please provide two work related references and one personal reference and have them sent to: YMCA Camp Ockanickon, Inc., Attn: Dave Kaubin, 1303 Stokes Road, Medford, NJ 08055 (ACA Accredited)

OUTDOOR EDUCATION COORDINATOR - NORTH CAROLINA
Camp Hanes is seeking high-energy individual to lead the upcoming Spring/Fall season of Outdoor Education. OE coordinator will report directly to OE director. Located at base of Sauratown Mountain, Camp Hanes is a 400 acre residential camp. Our mission is to help children reach their God-given potential in spirit, mind, and body. Applicant will supervise OE staff, as well as teach classes, facilitate high ropes, and maintain quality of program. Lifeguard/belay/OSHI cert. preferred. College degree preferred. Some hiking/heavy lifting required. Season runs mid Feb. to mid Dec. Salary consists of $280 per week plus on site housing and meals. Individual should possess experience in OE or camp setting. Ability to work with children of all ages. Must be energetic and fun. Interested applicants please submit resume to l.dooley@ymcanwnc.org. Include 3 references. (ACA Accredited)

OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR - OHIO
Nature's Classroom at FFA Camp Muskingum is seeking enthusiastic, fun, and talented individuals excited to work with young people in our outdoor education program for the Spring 2012 season. The season runs from February 28th - May 26, 2012. Instructors lead groups of students in activities including day and night hikes, nature center and team building activities, hands on classes, our living history program, as well as contribute to evening programs and general program execution as needed. 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 $235/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 on Facebook. (ACA Accredited)

 

ADMINISTRATION

* ASSISTANT DIRECTOR / VILLAGE LEADER / PROGRAM DIRECTOR - CALIFORNIA
Small camp (90 campers), extremely successful, nonprofit, longest staff training in the country (3.5 weeks), & extensive development before camp and during it. Camp Augusta offers over 140 different activities, numerous unique evening programs, creative cabin activities, and innovative "Playstation" period. We operate on a structure of flat hierarchy, consensus and intention with every action. Our website has over 360 pages of information. Please check out "Camp Augusta Difference" and "Partnering with Parents" pages especially. We are looking for two year-round and one seasonal position, in any combination: Assistant Director, Village Leader, Program Director. Ideal for early to mid-career professional. We're very personal, and want you to be as well. We would love to tell you more about us, so do feel free to contact us for a personal reply/chat. :-) We're a horse of a different color, and we hope you are too. Look forward to hearing from you! randall@campaugusta.org.

* EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - CALIFORNIA
Executive Director for R.M. Pyles Boys Camp, established in 1949. R. M. Pyles Boys Camp is dedicated to the task of building healthier and happier generations of productive Americans firmly endowed with the ideals and principles of our freedom loving country. To give our boys a new confidence in life through a high quality challenging wilderness camp experience. We continue to follow up with year-round programs to support and reinforce values learned at camp. The Executive Director is to be the face of the Camp for public relations and fund raising, projecting the Camp's positive image and communicating its lasting impact on the boys who engage with the principles intrinsic in the programs of the Camp. The Executive Director is to energetically embrace the vision and mission of the Camp so as to personify the heart and spirit of the Camp. Visit http://www.pylescamp.com to learn about the camp. To obtain a Position Description, please contact Alan White at alan_white@oxy.com (ACA Accredited)

* DIRECTOR OF CAMP OPERATIONS - CALIFORNIA
Girl Scouts of Northern California seeks a Director of Camp Operations to maintain effective camp administration procedures including staff recruitment, training and management, business practices, camper registration, customer service, risk management, health care, etc. for all locations. Responsibilities also include oversight of the food service program at all Council-run camps, management of the camp website and on-line presence, oversight of the year-round ropes course programs and support to the development of strategic initiatives and marketing strategies to promote GsNorCal outdoor programs. Min requirements: BA/BS degree, 3+ years as a director of an organized camp, knowledge of ACA and California laws for camps, experience with HR and business operations, website management and the management of high ropes programs. Also, strong organizational, project management and inter-personal skills and proficiency in current versions of Windows and Office Suite. For a full job description and to apply for this position visit the council website www.girlscoutsnorcal.org. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP DIRECTOR - CALIFORNIA
Camp Fire USA Inland Southern California Council is accepting applications for a seasonal (Feb-Aug) camp director. Pre-season, the position will be based out of the Council's main office in Rancho Cucamonga. While camp is in session the position will be based out of Camp Nawakwa, near the scenic Big Bear Lake recreation area. The camp director will be responsible for marketing, planning, hiring, directing and supervising all camp programs and staff. Qualifications: Bachelors in recreation/outdoor education/liberal arts or job experience in relevant field; 3 years' experience and proven success in camp management; minimum 25 years of age and ability to work 6 days a week Jun- Jul. Salary range is $450 - $500 per week. For a full job description visit www.campfiretoday.org. Send resume and cover letter to Sandra Rutherford - Executive Director (Sandra@campfiretoday.org). Position is open until filled. (ACA Accredited)

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING - CALIFORNIA
Pali Entertainment owns and operates, Pali Adventures, Pali Mountain and Pali Institute is looking for an intelligent, hard worker who takes deadlines seriously, has a can do it attitude, has some technical background in IT as well as a strong camp background. Your responsibility is to create and manage all marketing and advertising materials for all three companies. General Marketing Responsibilities include: Managing Google, Bing and YouTube accounts, Create a social media presence (Facebook & Twitter), Manage SEO accounts through vendor, Manage Development of company websites, print ads, brochures and e-blasts. This is not a complete list of all job functions. This is an in office position. You will not be playing with kids or having any direct contact with summer camp, conference or outdoor education customers. Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to director@paliadventures.com. No calls. Skype interviews will be conducted 1/15 - 1/30. Start: ASAP (ACA Accredited)

* PROGRAM MANAGER - COLORADO
Adam's Camp is seeking a year-round Program Manager for our Adventure Camp program, offering week-long sleep away and recreational experiences for youth and young adults with special needs (ages 8-28+). This position is responsible for all program administration, including: program development, safety and compliance, recruitment, training and logistics. The ideal candidate would display sensitivity towards individuals with special needs and their families; possess a strong work ethic and be highly organized; be team oriented; and display patience, dedication and humor. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; leadership and supervisory/managerial experience strongly desired. Our office is located just south of Denver, CO and summer programs are held at YMCA of the Rockies - Snow Mountain Ranch in Granby, CO. Experienced candidates may send a letter of interest and current resume to lisa@adamscamp.org. Position available now. Please visit our website for more information: www.adamscamp.org.

* PROGRAM COORDINATOR - CONNECTICUT
The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is seeking a highly motivated and uniquely qualified individual for the position of Program Coordinator. This individual will lead The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp's efforts in providing innovative and highly engaging program activities. Key Attributes: strong work ethic, highly creative, experience with program research and development, and strong and proven leadership and staff supervision skills. Founded in 1988 by Paul Newman, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is a nonprofit, year-round center serving children and their families coping with cancer, sickle cell anemia, and other serious illnesses. All services are free of charge. Application Process: We will accept applications through January 27th 2012. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted to Hilary Gerson at hilary.gerson@holeinthewallgang.org. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM COORDINATOR - FLORIDA
Quest, Inc, in Apopka Florida, helps people with disabilities achieve their dreams of going to school, having a job, living on their own and experiencing summer camp. As Central Florida's largest provider of these services Quest makes a difference in the lives of more than 1,000 people each day and has been a part of the community for 50 years. Bachelor Degree in Recreational/Leisure Services, Therapeutic Recreation or related degree required. Will be required to coordinate camp recreational/social programming services, including summer, off-season and rental/retreat programs, coordinate camp programs admission procedure. Minimum 2 years leadership experience in camp environment or working with developmental disabilities, valid Florida Drivers License, ARC Lifeguard Certification and Ropes Course Certification (or willingness to obtain). Come join the fun!! Please contact Rob Cage at rcage@questinc.org or 407-592-3960. Visit our website at www.questinc.org. DFW/EOE (ACA Accredited)

* ASSOCIATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR - HAWAII
YMCA Camp Erdman, a branch of the YMCA of Honolulu, is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate youth development professional to provide leadership to our resident camp program. The Associate Program Director will work with the camp leadership team in all aspects of our year-round camp operations including resident camp programs, environmental education and leadership programs for school groups, conferences and retreats, and our international training program. Modest housing is provided in a small studio apartment. • Minimum education: Bachelors Degree in a related field (Preferred) • The candidate must have a minimum of 3 seasons of experience in an administrative role in a resident camp setting. • Experience recruiting and managing volunteers and staff members, and providing experiential staff trainings. • Experience with international staffing and appreciation for the contributions of various cultures. • Demonstrated experience in marketing camp programs, resulting in growth and financial success. • Has a commitment to the mission of the YMCA and the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. • Possesses an understanding of camp culture and the ability to create a positive camp environment. Apply to: jobs@ymcahonolulu.org. Deadline to apply: January 31, 2012 (ACA Accredited)

* RETREAT SPECIALIST - INDIANA
Bradford Woods Retreat Specialist - Assist the Director of Retreats, Client Services & Special Events. This position will take incoming calls, facilitate the sales process utilizing Riccorp software, and serve as host to retreat groups. Additional duties include assisting in the development and implementation of special events, identifying and applying for grants, and other assigned tasks. Additionally, the Specialist will occasionally support other program areas, which could include Environmental Education, Adventure Education, Therapeutic Recreation, and Equine Assisted Programs. Hours of work will include some evenings and most weekends. Housing and all utilities are included in the benefits package along with a flat rate weekly salary. (This position does not include health benefits). Interested parties should fill out the employment application on the website & return it, along with a resume and cover letter to tstreet@indiana.edu. For more information, check out www.bradwoods.org (ACA Accredited)

* CAMP MANAGER - ILLINOIS
The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of camp programs. You will recruit, train and supervise camp staff and volunteers. You will oversee the general maintenance of the camp, including facilities, equipment, vehicles, machinery, site and settings. You will assist in budgeting and accounts receivable/payable. Additional duties include assisting with fundraising and marketing activities. A Bachelor Degree in outdoor education, recreation or related field is required. Experience in program planning, training and supervision of volunteers and paid staff, with solid knowledge of camp maintenance and security is required. You must have the ability to operate vehicles, machinery and implements necessary for Camp programs and maintenance. You must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing with individuals in and outside the organization. Apply to: Camp Wartburg 5705 LRC Rd. Waterloo, IL 62298 Attn: Robert Polansky or Robert_Polansky@lcfs.org EEO (ACA Accredited)

* ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/PROGRAM DIRECTOR - MAINE
Experienced Assistant Director for the Maine Golf and Tennis Academy summer camp in Belgrade Maine. 4 months full time and 8 months part time. Can turn into a full time position and will be based on growth of camp and program. Many benefits and for the right person will be the opportunity of a life time. www.golfcamp.com. Please send resume and cover letter to fun@golfcamp.com. (ACA Accredited)

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - MAINE
Camp Runoia Seeks Seasonal Assistant Director for Summer 2012. The Assistant Director will: * work with an experienced, fun team of Directors who love camp * primarily focus on staff development, staff evaluation and staff motivation * help support the daily running of camp * have the opportunity to be part of the teaching staff and help in areas of camp as necessary. Please contact Lani Toscano via email: lani@runoia.com. www.runoia.com. (ACA Accredited)

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - MAINE
Private, traditional, vibrant, 100 year old girls residential summer camp in Maine seeks a high-spirited, hard-working, passionate, team-oriented, responsible, and experienced assistant director for the 2012 season. Qualifications: 3+ years of camp supervisory experience; age 23 or older; true love of working with kids; excellent judgment; and great motivator of staff. Responsibilities include assisting the director with all aspects of camp planning and operation, including camper recruitment, relationships with parents, pre-camp training, day-to-day operation of camp, and other duties as assigned. There is the potential for this to be a year-round position for the right person. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to AssistantDirectorNE@gmail.com. (ACA Accredited)

* CAMP OFFICE ASSISTANT - MASSACHUSETTS
Summer Fenn Day Camp in Concord MA is seeking a Camp Office Assistant that is a strong team player to manage administrative tasks in a busy summer camp office including camper registration, mailings, filing, answering the phone and responding to email camp inquiries. Qualifications: Computer proficiency, specifically Microsoft Office Applications, proven ability to manage computer database programs, attention to detail, organized, reliable, friendly, outgoing, and strong customer service skills both in person and on the phone. Background in summer youth programs a plus. The position is seasonal (December thru August-40 hours per week). Compensation includes competitive hourly wage, benefits, vacation, sick & personal time, camp tuition discount. Please submit a cover letter and resume to bjohnsthomas@fenn.org (ACA Accredited)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - MISSOURI
Wonderland Camp seeks an executive director to start in late spring 2012. Our camp provides a fun, educational camp experience for mentally and physically disabled individuals, offers respite from daily caregiving for family members and health care workers, and provides and nurtures a personal development experience for volunteers and staff. This position is a year-round professional position with a valuable compensation and benefits package. Please see the job description on our website, www.WonderlandCamp.org, for details. Please send resumes by email to Ms. Lori Miller, at LoriMillerReszel@gmail.com, or on paper by regular mail to Mr. Donald Borchelt at 4710 Leandra Ln, Jefferson City, MO, 65109 by February 29, 2011. We expect to conduct interviews in March. (ACA Accredited)

* ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - NEW JERSEY
Camp Sun 'N Fun, a day/residential camp for children/adults with special needs in South NJ, owned and operated by The Arc Gloucester, a non-profit agency seeks a happy, upbeat, hard-working, passionate, team-oriented, responsible, and dynamic leader for 2012 season. Must have strong organizational and inter-personal skills, excellent judgment and truly enjoy working with the special needs population. Must be flexible, self-motivated, dedicated with a good sense of humor. Qualifications: camp supervisory experience; age 21 or older; experience working with the special needs population; degree in education/recreation a plus. Responsibilities include assisting Director with all aspects of camp management, recruiting, pre-camp training, supervision, motivation and evaluation of staff, maintaining health and ACA standards, programming and day-to-day operation. Please send resume/cover letter to camp@thearcgloucester.org or call Terri at 856-629-4502. (ACA Accredited)

* PROGRAM DIRECTOR - NEW JERSEY
YMCA Camp Mason is filling a new full-time program director position. The Program Director will report to both the Outdoor Center Director and the Summer Camp Director, working part of the year for each department. Duties will include hosting schools, groups and family camps in the Outdoor Center and coordinating the scheduling and execution of daily activities and activity sign ups for Summer Camp. For both departments, additional duties will include assisting with marketing, staff recruitment and training, staff supervision and program development. Qualifications: B.A. or B.S. degree in relevant field. Character and values in keeping with YMCA Mission. Subject to background check. Valid driver's license. Applicable certifications, or able to acquire them. Compensation: $23,660 to $29,500, full-time, exempt position, benefits, housing with utilities, and meals via food service. To apply please submit cover letter and resume to Alison Fisk, Outdoor Center Director alison@campmason.org. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP DIRECTOR/PROGRAM MANAGER - NEW MEXICO
The University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability is recruiting a full-time Program Manager/Camp Director for its 2 week summer residential camping program for persons with autism spectrum disorder and their peers. This position will oversee camp operations, work with university students and the community to recruit volunteers, and will provide on-site direction of camp operations. For additional information or to apply, please go to: unmjobs.unm.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65626. Please apply early. For additional information regarding Camp Rising Sun, go to: www.camprisingsunnm.org. (ACA Accredited)

* ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - NEW YORK
The NY YMCA Camp, located upstate New York, is seeking an experienced individual that will be responsible for the leadership, administration, planning, management & appraisal of all resident camping, environmental education, & retreat programs. Resp: Support the development & management of programs & financial plans; implement marketing, communication & PR plans, assist in the preparation, approval & monitoring of budgets; updating operating plan; developing annual support campaign; recruit, develop, train, evaluate & supervise staff/volunteers. Qual: BA/BS in Recreation/Management. Min. of 5 yrs of exp. as a camping administrator, OEE and/or retreat field. Knowledge of YMCA Camp programming, ACA standards, facility management, personnel administration, staff development & fund raising. If qualified, send your cover letter and resume to mgranda@ymcanyc.org or to: YMCA of GNY, HR Dept. - AED31, 5 West 63rd St, NY, NY 10023. EOE - DRUGFREE WORKPLACE GRADE: Q SALARY: $61,635 - $77,043 FULL-TIME (ACA Accredited)

* EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY
American Camp Association NY and NJ is seeking an Executive Director who can maintain the current high level of services to members while leading the organization in its next phase of growth. The candidate selected will be an entrepreneurial manager who can operate in a 501(C)3 environment, helping ACA, NY and NJ grow its revenue, currently $1.9 million, over the next five years, while maintaining and enhancing the overall program quality and holding true to the association's mission. The incumbent must be an effective legislative leader who can work with a large group of volunteers as well as a dynamic and dedicated staff of 8. The ACA, NY and NJ Executive Director is the public relations spokesperson for the camp movement in the region and must be comfortable speaking to print and television reporters. The successful candidate must appreciate the power of the camp experience, be warm and have a good sense of humor. Applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Search Committee Chair Tony Stein at execsearch@aca-nynj.org.

OFFICE ASSISTANT - NEW YORK
Location: Bergen County, NJ: Dates: Part Time (3 Days per Week) September - March; Full Time May - August: Camp Director seeking an Office Assistant to manage administrative tasks including filing, data entry, mailings, phones, etc. Qualifications: Computer proficiency, specifically all Microsoft Office programs and proven ability to learn and manage new online database and CRM type programs, attentive to detail, organized, punctual, reliable, Friendly, outgoing and personable, both in person and on the phone, hardworking, enthusiastic, a self-starter. Comfortable working with a small team in a small office environment, Background in youth summer camps a plus. Submit a cover letter & resume to campjob333@yahoo.com with "Office Assistant" in the subject line of the email. (ACA Accredited)

* DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR - NEVADA
Sierra Nevada Journeys is a Reno, NV-based educational non-profit whose mission is to inspire youth and communities to take care of the natural world through education, leadership development, and service. We operate a Campus near Portola CA at which we run residential outdoor schools/science camps for K-12 students and for special needs populations. In addition to those residential experiences we offer school-based academic enrichment and teacher professional development workshops. We are looking for a Development Director with proven experience at building relationships and soliciting funding. The Director must be a leader who is effective at evangelizing the organization's mission and inspiring that passion in prospective and current funders. Responsibilities - 80% Fundraising with a goal of $380,000.00 for 2012. 20% Marketing & Communications. Development Director will report to SNJ CEO. http://www.sierranevadajourneys.org (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM DIRECTOR - NORTH CAROLINA
WB Surf Camp seeks a Program Director for a full time, year round position. This position is responsible for the preparation of our diverse camp offerings and developing programs during the off season. Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree with 3 years experience and proven success in camp management. Master's degree is preferred. Min 25 years of age and ability to work 6 days a week from June-August. Candidate must be passionate about working in a summer camp environment, have the ability to supervise and manage staff, be extremely quality-oriented, self-driven, and have a vast array of skills. Surfing experience not required. Salary range is $28,000-$34,000. Located in the beautiful coastal city of Wilmington, NC. WB Surf Camp combines learn to surf/marine science curriculum with vital coastal conservation education to instill a passion and desire to protect our oceans and all they offer. E-mail info@wbsurfcamp.com for a complete job description.

* RESIDENT CAMP DIRECTOR/PROGRAM CENTER MANAGER - OHIO
SUMMARY: Will plan, direct, and execute resident camp program; provide and market seasonal environmental education and outdoor recreation programs to a broad base of Girl Scout membership and community; secure, train, and supervise appropriate staff, program support leaders, and volunteers necessary to accomplish the management goals, leading to a safe, quality experience consistent with Girl Scouts of the USA and ACA camp standards. SKILLS: Staff management/training expertise; self-directed, organized and able to handle multiple priorities; commitment to the highest levels of safety; strong decision making skills and ability to act wisely in emergency situations; ability to design/develop educational program curriculum; strong written/verbal communication with an educational presentation-oriented focus; team player with positive, proactive attitude; goal setting; cultural competence. Visit www.gsoh.org for full description/requirements. Email resume/cover letter to hr@gsoh.org. (ACA Accredited)

* CAMP DIRECTOR - OHIO
Catholic Charities Community Services|Summit County seeks a Camp Director to coordinate and direct Camp Christopher operations and personnel. Responsibilities include recruiting and training camp staff, and planning and coordinating camp programs. Final applicants will be fingerprinted and must be able to start by 2/20/12. To apply, please visit our website at www.clevelandcatholiccharities.org. EOE M/F/V/D (ACA Accredited)

* EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - OREGON
Executive Director @ www.westwind.org. The Westwind Stewardship Group (WSG) seeks an energized full time Executive Director to forward its threefold mission: Conservation; Education; and Sustainability. Westwind's 529 acres of upland forests, meadows, estuary & ocean beach represent an entire coastal ecosystem. Facilities are rustic. In summer the YWCA operates a summer camp. Outdoor School uses the site for science education. Tribal youth groups, colleges, nonprofits and others are regular visitors. WSG is developing educational programs. Staff is a team of four: ED, office manager, and 2 site managers. Annual budget is approximately $450,000, largely earned income. Westwind is debt-free. Westwind's ED will be committed to the WSG mission, a great fundraiser, an inspired leader for staff and volunteers, and Westwind's best ambassador. Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and current resume and other relevant materials to personnel@westwind.org by February 1, 2012. (ACA Accredited)

* ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR - PENNSYLVANIA
The Assistant Camp Director is a full time residential position. The ACD will work closely with the Camp Director to administer all camp programs. Responsibilities include assisting the Camp Director recruit and supervise all program staff, develop, implement and monitor the Camp programs which include the Summer Day and Resident Camps, and also the Outdoor School Program during the school year. Requirements: Bachelor's degree or experience in organized camping or related field of study with a minimum of 2 years administrative or supervisory experience. Candidate must possess a strong desire to work with disadvantaged youth, have superior management skills, strong written and communication skills and a proven track record of achieving goals. Benefits package includes housing, group health insurance, personal paid days, retirement plan, disability and life insurance. E-mail resume to fgerome@campmanagement.org. Full job and organization description - www.collegesettlement.org (ACA Accredited)

* DIRECTOR OF OUTDOOR MINISTRIES - PENNSYLVANIA
The CAPNWP is seeking a fulltime director of Camping Ministries. The director will be directly responsible to the board of directors, representing the four presbyteries of the PC(USA). The successful candidate will possess skills in administration, human resources, financial management, program development, communication, marketing and fund development. A proven track record in managing and redeveloping a Christian Camping Program is strongly preferred. A Christian commitment to Jesus Christ Christ as Lord and Savior, a working knowledge and appreciation of Presbyterian tradition and reformed theology and a Bachelor's degree or related experience in a field related to the position, are required. A competitive compensation package will be provided commensurate with the skills of the candidate and demands of the position. Additional information is available thru the asso web site at: www.capnwp.org. Interested candidates may send resumes to: david@pbylakeerie.org. Deadline 12/31/12 (ACA Accredited)

OVERNIGHT CAMP DIRECTOR/OUTDOOR PROGRAM SPECIAL - TENNESSEE
Girl Scout Council of Middle Tennessee. Qualifications: Associates degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred, related work experience may be substituted for degree. Minimum two years of experience as a Camp Director, preferably a resident camp, and experience supervising camp staff. Knowledge of youth programming, with an emphasis in outdoor education / nature studies. Proven ability to plan and organize. Valid Driver's license and state required proof of insurance. Ability to relate well to girl and adult audiences. Honest, strong work ethic, solution oriented and possess a positive attitude. Good communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to work with a variety of people and sensitivity to pluralism issues. Belief in the purpose, values, and mission of Girl Scouts of the USA and the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee. Ability to pass a criminal background check. Ability to lift 20 lbs to a height of 4 feet and repeat a dozen times. Ability to work in the outdoors, which includes regular exposure to heat & humidity during resident camp. Contact pself@gsmidtn.org.

* ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR - BOYS' DIRECTOR - TEXAS
We are passionate about our mission to help all campers grow into the champions they are meant to be. To do this, we find committed and focused individuals and then invest our time and energy to make them the best team possible. Camp Champions was founded in 1967 and is a family-owned, co-ed camp with a ten week season featuring two-week and three-week terms. We are looking for a high-energy person to fill the role of Boys' Camp Director. The Boys' Director will play a role in all facets of camp, from marketing and hiring to programming and execution. The ideal candidate would have experience in these areas, but above all else would have passion for working in youth development and a desire to lead. If this challenge appeals to you, please send an email to Jonathan Shirley at jshirley@campchampions.com (subject line "Boys' Director") with your resume and your thoughts. (ACA Accredited)

OPERATION'S EXECUTIVE - TEXAS
The OE provides leadership and management for all aspects of operations. This includes providing timely, accurate, and complete reports on operating conditions. The OE demonstrates ownership for the communication used for development, implementation and execution of effective growth strategies and processes. OE is to collaborate with the senior leadership team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel. Qualified candidates should: Be a committed believer in Jesus Christ; BA degree in business or related field; management experience as executive operations manager with business expertise in operations, marketing, and finance; strong leadership skills with a hands-on collaborative management; develops partnerships with other senior managers; consensus builder; team player; Qualified applicants can apply by emailing hr@skyranch.org or fax 903.386.2713 current resume and Sky Ranch Full Time Staff application at www.skyranch.org (ACA Accredited)

GUEST SERVICES MANAGER - TEXAS
The GS Manager responsibility is to lead GS team by cultivating a sales-focused, customer-driven environment committed to excellence. Responsibilities include leading GS team to provide excellent customer service, register guests and provide information to prospective guests. Over-arching objective of GS is to provide world-class customer service to guests while presenting opportunities for increased levels of participation in Sky Ranch's programs and ministries. Qualified candidates should: be committed believer in Jesus Christ; BA degree preferred; 5+ years customer service experience; 3+ years management experience; administrative and management skills; Effective staff development, training and coaching skills; MS Office skills; Excellent customer service, communication, interpersonal, analytical, and problem solving skills; Qualified applicants can apply by emailing hr@skyranch.org or fax 903.386.2713 a current resume and Sky Ranch Full Time Staff application at www.skyranch.org. (ACA Accredited)

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER - TEXAS
The HR Generalist guides and manages the overall provision of HR services, policies, and programs for the entire organization. The major areas directed are: • Maintaining competitive benefits and salaries for the organization. • Assisting with the development of a superior workforce. • Continued development of the HR department. Candidate should be committed believer in Jesus Christ and must be willing to sign a Doctrinal statement. Requires at least 5-7 years of hands on HR experience with advanced knowledge of HR principles and best practices. Bachelor's degree and/or PHR certification preferred. Must have advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher. Prior experience with ADP PayExpert and ezLabor Manager required. Duties require professional verbal and written communication skills. Qualified applicants should apply by emailing hr@skyranch.org or fax 903.386.2713 a current resume and Sky Ranch Full Time Staff application at www.skyranch.org. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP AND OVERNIGHT SUPERVISOR - TEXAS
Lead a team of part-time overnight and seasonal camp teachers who implement innovative and fun programs for learners of all ages with the goal of igniting a passion for learning and conservation. Camp Zoofari is an action-packed, hands-on, day camp for kids ages 4-12. Kids learn about the natural world, wildlife conservation and the animals that call the Houston Zoo home. Qualified applicants will have a minimum of three years' experience in an informal education setting required, and at least two of those years MUST have included a leadership position at an accredited or licensed organized youth camp. Proven experience in the development and implementation of informal education programs. Must feel comfortable and relate well to educators, adults, and children of all ages. Proven partnering skills and ability to work in a team-based environment. Demonstrated passion for learning and conservation. Animal handling experience desired. www.houstonzoo.org, careers@houstonzoo.org.

RECRUITMENT/PROGRAM - TEXAS
Camp Coyote seeks instrumental member of senior staff team responsible for recruiting staff, campers and retreat groups. Involves: minimal travel to trade shows, camp fairs, speaking engagements, daily program operations, staff scheduling/supervision and camper management. Must have dynamic, high energy personality with a desire to share and promote the camp experience. Competitive salary. Cover letter and resume sent to kay@campcoyote.com. (ACA Accredited).

* ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR - VIRGINIA
www.campeastersealsucp.com Camp Easter Seals UCP, a residential camp for children and adults with disabilities located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, is seeking an Assistant Camp Director. Job Summary: Responsible for planning and implementing camping programs and special events for people with and without disabilities perform administrative duties including marketing, and assisting with staff orientation, supervision, and evaluation. Requirements: Exemplifies a positive attitude; college degree preferred; minimum 2 years administrative or supervisory experience and/or 2 years of staff experience at an organized residential camp; valid driver's license; knowledge and hands on experience working with people with various disabilities; Strong oral and written communication, listening, and interpersonal skills; enthusiastic and creative. Please send cover letter, resume', and questions to Alexander Barge alex.barge@eastersealsucp.com (ACA Accredited)

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS

* HEALTH & SAFETY DIRECTOR - NEW JERSEY
Camp Sun 'N Fun, a day/residential camp for children/adults with special needs in South NJ, owned and operated by The Arc Gloucester, a non-profit agency seeks a happy, upbeat, hard-working, passionate, team-oriented, responsible Health Professional for 2012 season. Must have strong organizational and inter-personal skills, excellent judgment and truly enjoy working with the special needs population. Must be flexible, self-motivated, dedicated with a good sense of humor. Qualifications: Minimum of RN degree; age 25 or older; experience working with the special needs population. Responsibilities include maintaining health records and office, administering medications, providing first aid and minor treatment of illness, pre-camp training, supervision and evaluation of staff, maintaining health and ACA standards and communication with Director, families and other health care professionals. Please send resume/cover letter to camp@thearcgloucester.org or call Terri at 856-629-4502. (ACA Accredited)

 

SITE & FACILITIES

* OPERATIONS MANAGER - CALIFORNIA
Sierra Nevada Journeys is a Nevada/California non-profit educational organization that provides leadership, and outdoor education programs. The qualified candidate shall have competence & experience, ideally at a residential facility, in all areas of facility operations management & delivery and will be responsible for ensuring all Local, State & National certifications, permits and standards are met. They will oversee & manage all aspects of building maintenance, grounds, equipment, vehicles, contract services, foodservice, housekeeping and operations budget. The Operations Manager would be based at our Grizzly Creek Ranch Campus, Portola, California. The Campus is situated in the middle of a breath taking 1500 acres of pristine Yellow Pine forest. The Campus is within convenient travel distance to Lake Tahoe and Reno. Send resume & cover letter: johnny@sierranevadajourneys.org. Salary range $35,000 to $40,000 DOE. Open until Filled (ACA Accredited)

* LEAD CAMP RANGER - WISCONSIN
Northern Star Council, Boy Scouts of America seeks a year-round, full-time lead camp ranger for Tomahawk Scout Reservation located in Birchwood, WI. The primary responsibilities are the operations, program facility development, and maintenance of the 3,000-acre facility and providing camping support. Requirements: high school degree or higher, with technical college education preferred; skills including personnel management, carpentry, plumbing, electrical; general computer skills; able to lift 150 pounds; and valid driver's license. Preferred: Facilities management or camp ranger experience, and some Scouting background. Must be customer-service oriented and able to work independently. Compensation includes on-site housing, utilities, vehicle, competitive benefits; salary will depend on qualifications. Email resume and cover letter to mmccabe@nsbsa.org or mail to Mark McCabe, Northern Star Council 393 Mashall Ave St. Paul, MN 55102. View the camp website at www.camptomahawk.org (ACA Accredited)


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