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Summer Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association Job List for November 1, 2010

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List of Year-Round Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association from November 1, 2010. Visit the ACA Summer Camp Job Center and find out how the ACA can help you find a job or find employees.

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Alphabetical by state under the following categories:
Activity Specialist = 7
Administration = 34
Food Services = 1
Health & Wellness = 1
Site & Facilities = 4

* New listings = 20

ACTIVITY SPECIALIST
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CAMP COUNSELOR — ALABAMA
Space Camp and Aviation Challenge are immersive programs that place
students in a real-world context allowing them to view math and science as
something more than just an academic exercise — allowing them to recognize
these subjects as tools to develop future careers as scientists,
engineers, teachers, and astronauts. By combining cutting-edge technology
with hands-on learning, we inspire young men and women to dream big and to
work hard to make those dreams a reality. As a Counselor you are
responsible for instructing children of all ages during space shuttle
simulators, military flight simulators, exciting classroom activities, and
leadership development activities. No previous knowledge necessary, we
provide paid training. Must be 20+; 30 hrs of college complete; able to
start on Jan. 12, Feb. 7, or May 2011. Internship credit available based
on college approval. $8-$9p/h; housing & meals available. Details and
apply at www.spacecamp.com/counselors. AA/EOE • Substance Abuse Testing.

* ROPES/ CHALLENGE COURSE COORDINATOR — CALIFORNIA
Camp Stevens is seeking a Ropes Course Coordinator. An opportunity for an
organized, enthusiastic leader who enjoys working with people on a Ropes
Course in a natural setting to grow in a professional, community based and
environmentally conscious camp. Responsible for: daily operation of ropes
course facilities and programs, coordinating programs, training staff,
developing programs, equipment, maintaining ACCT standards, Outdoor
Education instruction, assist in summer camping program, conference center
operations, maintenance, and other daily tasks. Qualifications: ACCT level
II lead certification or equal experience; CPR and First Aid; and at least
a one year commitment to the position. Start date: January 1st, 2011.
Benefits: health and dental insurance, $625-675 monthly salary DOE. Onsite
housing and meals are provided and are a requirement of the position. Send
cover letter and resume to: Abbey Gordon, Assistant Director,
abbey@campstevens.org, www.campstevens.org. (ACA Accredited)

* PROFESSIONAL OUTDOOR INSTRUCTOR — INDIANA
Professional Outdoor Instructors – still hiring for February – November
2011! Bradford Woods Indiana University’s Outdoor Center – one of the
nation’s premiere facilities offering programming in environmental and
adventure education, therapeutic recreation, equine therapy through our
new academy, and retreats. Instructors are cross-trained in all program
area, but focus primarily on environmental and adventure education. This
field position offers a great way to move more permanently into the
industry with a ten-month position. Candidates able to complete the entire
contract are given preference; however, shorter options including
internships are available. Check out our website for complete job
description and requirements www.bradwoods.org. Please submit cover
letter, resume and application. For more information, contact Melanie
mjwills@indiana.edu or 765-342-2915. (ACA Accredited)

OUTDOOR EDUCATION AND PROJECT DIRECTOR — NEW HAMPSHIRE
Cheshire YMCA Outdoor Education and Project Director Starts Jan 3 2011.
General Function: Provide and develop leadership and direction for
developing year-round programming, including teambuilding and
environmental education at YMCA Camp Takodah. Direct Camp Takodah’s summer
adventure-based programming. Develop and implement projects including
special events, additional programming for the Cheshire YMCA, and grant
writing. This person works closely with the Camping Director on
conferences and adventure camps, and the Developmental Travel Director
with special events and projects. Specific Job Function: Direct all
environmental education and teambuilding services; Create new Spring,
Fall, and Winter programs; Coordinate facility rentals; Administer Camp
Takodah summertime adventure-based programs (Wilderness Trips & Ropes
Course). Salary Range: $ 25,000 plus housing, utilities, and seasonal
food, etc. Great opportunity for future growth in the camping field.
Contact Scott Peckins, info@cheshireymca.org, Cheshire YMCA, 32 Lake St,
North Swanzey, NH 03431, 603-352-0447. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM COORDINATOR AND PROGRAM SPECIALIST ROLES — NEW YORK
Koinonia Servant Community… Year Round Staff Community! Living and
Serving! Join our leadership team to provide life-changing experiences for
children, families, schools, and congregations. Use your gifts in
leadership, staff supervision, hospitality, program leading, and
organizational skills to help Koinonia excel. Term (12-18 months) and
Non-term full-time year-round positions are available, including housing
and benefits. Please inquire by email or fax and send resumes:
Employment@KoinoniaNY.org. Fax: 845-557-0517. Visit us at
www.KoinoniaNY.org. (ACA Accredited)

* LEAD PROGRAM — OKLAHOMA
Leadership Development Program for College Graduates. New Life Ranch
exists to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ and equip believers for
ministry. The LEAD program is a 9 month experience in which participants
work within this paradigm to invest in themselves while serving others.
Participants have real ministry responsibility as they work with the
guests and programs of New Life Ranch, a Christian camp that provides
Summer Camp, Team Building, Outdoor Education, Retreats, and Community
Outreach programs. LEAD Participants experience mentoring, challenge, and
space for reflection, all while gaining life-changing ministry experience.
The program begins on Feb 5th and goes to November of 2011. Partial salary
provided, with the opportunity and resources provided to raise additional
missionary support. Housing and most meals are provided. Check out the
program and apply at
http://newliferanch.com/Leadership_Development/LEAD.html. Email
luke@newliferanch.com for more information. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM SPECIALIST — WISCONSIN
Salary: $260 per week, plus shared apartment, meals and workers
compensation. Type of Position: Seasonal. Dates of Employment: (start as
early as possible) November 2010 thru June 2011. Qualifications:
Experience in Environmental Education, natural resources, science,
teaching, recreation or a related field; summer camp experience preferred.
Experience with and desire to work with children in the outdoors. Job
Duties: Implementation of the Environmental Education School Program and
weekend conference/retreat groups, which includes residential and day
trips. Indoor and outdoor environmental education lessons, team building,
recreational activities, tours, evening and campfire programs. Work on
environmental stewardship projects, marketing, program area development,
equipment maintenance, dining hall duty, camp clean up, and other areas as
needed. If interested please email tpraeger@campedwards.org and
scummins@campedwards.org along with your resume and 3 references. (ACA
Accredited)

ADMINISTRATION
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DIRECTOR OF SUMMER PROGRAMS — CALIFORNIA
Full time, year round position available immediately. Director is
responsible for promoting and managing a coed summer educational and
recreational camp in a residential setting. The summer programs are owned
and operated by the Army and Navy Academy which is a boarding school
located in Carlsbad, CA and all programs occur on the campus. Programs
include an academic summer school and multiple recreational camp sessions.
Also the Director promotes and secures our facility to outside groups and
provides necessary support while they are on campus. Director must possess
strength in sales & marketing, strong organizational skills, communication
skills and be proficient with the MS Office, internet marketing and
advertising, and social media navigation. Experience in administration in
an academic environment preferred. The successful applicant will be a
mature, self-starter with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar
position. Ability to hire and supervise staff, faculty as well as plan,
organize and carry out the details of multiple programs concurrently is
essential. Some travel required. Salary commensurate with qualifications
and previous experience. BA degree required. MA is preferred. Please send
cover letter and resume to sstockdale@armyandnavyacademy.org (ACA
Accredited)

* CAMP & FAMILY PROGRAMS MANAGER — CALIFORNIA
The Camp and Family Programs Manager is responsible for implementing and
administering the summer and vacation day camps of the Jewish Community
Center of San Francisco. The JCCSF is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic
individual who is committed to enriching the lives of children through
year-round camp and family programming. Specifically, we are seeking a
candidate with the vision to ensure our programs continuously evolve as
well as the managerial skills to implement a diverse range of successful
existing programs. To view a detailed job description and to submit an
application, please visit our website at www.jccsf.org/jobs.

* OPERATIONS MANAGER — CALIFORNIA
The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of the Pacific Southwest Region
seeks a Camp Operations Manager for Loch Leven Christian Camp and
Conference Center. ACA accredited, year round, capacity 135 guests,
located on 160 acres in the San Bernardino Mountains. Responsible for all
aspects of operations that create an inviting, clean, and safe Christian
environment, including human, natural, and financial resources,
facilities, guest services, marketing and fund-raising, and development of
administrative, operational, and compliance policies and procedures.
Salaried position includes on-site housing and full benefits. Application
form and job description at http://www.box.net/shared/pun4470a28 EMAIL
SUBMISSION ONLY by 11/19 to pswr@disciplespswr.org with completed
application, resume (PDF), statement of purpose describing interest and
relevant experience, and contacts for three (3) references who can speak
to your qualifications as they relate to this position. (ACA Accredited)

* PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR — CALIFORNIA
The purpose of this position is to maximize utilization of Girl Scouts
NorCal council-owned or leased properties and facilities. The Director
will develop, manage, and maintain positive customer relationships with
Girl Scouts and non-Girl Scouts user groups to explain and promote
property features to potential users. The Director will also explore
alternative and cooperative uses that may be realized at the properties
and work in partnership with colleagues, volunteers, board members and
other community partners to ensure coordination of plans to use and
support council properties. Prepare marketing materials, create web site
content and make in-person presentations. Coordinate marketing efforts
across departments; build the volunteer connection to council properties.
Identify other organizations where GSNorCal may network to promote our
properties. Position will work in San Jose or Oakland. $45,300 to $50,000.
To apply go to www.GirlScoutsNorCal.org/jobs or call HR 510-562-8470
ext151. (ACA Accredited)

DIRECTOR — CALIFORNIA
The Family Vacation Center Director reports to the Assistant Director, UC
Santa Barbara Alumni Affairs (AD), and in consultation with the AD,
manages and implements the Family Vacation Center summer program and
Summer Inn, which serve more than 3,000 guests annually and generate
income in excess of $1.5 million. This requires leadership, short- and
long-term planning and decision-making, policy and procedure formulation,
program design and management, resource management, hiring and training of
seasonal staff, production and oversight of marketing and public relations
efforts, and frequent and independent interaction and coordination with
multiple campus departments and other units in Alumni Affairs, alumni and
guest families, the Alumni Association Board of Directors, and independent
vendors and service providers. For more information on the program, go to
www.familyvacationcenter.com. Interested candidates should contact John
Lofthus at john@ucsbalum.com. To apply, go to http://jobs.ucsb.edu.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR — CALIFORNIA
Program Director: Rawhide Ranch, located in northern San Diego County, CA,
is seeking an energetic Program Director who will be responsible for the
camp’s Ranch year-round program that is so well known and respected. Will
be working with weekend and weekday school groups, and implementation of
summer programming. Salaried, exempt position with staff,
supervision/training responsibilities, assist with American Camp
Association accreditation, work schedule is Wednesday-Sunday, off Monday
and Tuesday. Some evenings required. Experience and proven success in
leading camp programs. Minimum age 21, salary based on experience and
qualifications. Benefited year round position, on site rustic housing
(single room), relocation reimbursement not available. ACA and CHA
accredited camp. WAIC member camp. Resumes being accepted through November
15, 2010 with estimated start date of early January. Send Resume and
letter of interest to: resumes@rawhideranch.com or Fax to 760-758-0440, or
Rawhide Ranch, PO Box 216 Bonsall CA 92003 Attention: Co-directors. (ACA
Accredited)

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS – CALIFORNIA & WYOMING
Seeking experienced Camp and youth development Director to work 9 months
in California and 3 months at our summer camp in Wyoming. Reports to:
Executive Director. Description: The Operations Director plays the role of
Operations manager for all C5LA Programs, including oversight of our
Wyoming based summer resident camp, our backcountry leadership programs in
Utah and Wyoming, California based summer college tours and our year-round
leadership experiences. The Director is responsible for operating
consistently within the standards, mission program guidelines and
philosophy of the C5 Youth Foundation. Responsibilities: * Oversee entire
5 year program from selection, intake to program delivery. * Case
management for participants providing regular contact and support for
youth. * Manage/supervise the selection, hiring and management of all
staff. * Budget design & Management. * Manage purchasing for programs. *
Manage program partner relationship. Required minimum of five years
residential camp, youth development, &/or related experience at a Sr.
Director level, extensive managerial experience and budget and financial
reporting experience. Email resume to Gregk@C5YF.org, www.C5LA.org. (ACA
Accredited)

PROGRAM DIRECTOR — COLORADO
Highlands Presbyterian Camp and Retreat Center, located in Allenspark, CO
is seeing a Program Director. The Program Director is responsible for
planning, coordinating and overseeing all Highlands sponsored programs,
including Summer Camp. The Program Director will partner with
congregations and other ministry partners in life-long faith formation for
all ages; and lead Highlands in the development of new programs.
Requirements: 1.Minimum Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education or Human
Services related field, theological education preferred. 2.Active
Presbyterian Church member preferred. 3.Familiarity with Presbyterian
polity. 4.Demonstrated connection to congregations and the PC (USA).
5.Prior experience in camp and retreat program development including
directing, supervising and leadership. 6.Proven ministry leadership skills
and experience. This is a year-round, full time position with housing and
benefits. To apply, please send resume to maria@highlandscamp.org. (ACA
Accredited)

* ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR — CONNECTICUT
Great Books Summer Program is looking for an Assistant Program Manager
with energy, drive and dedication to help expand and promote our growing,
nationally recognized, summer residential program. The ideal candidate is
a natural leader who is passionate about education and the opportunities
it affords bright students from diverse means and backgrounds. You have a
bachelor’s degree from a top college and leadership experience in
education and/or summer programs. This is hands-on management in a lean
and effective team. You possess strength in sales & marketing, excellent
organizational and communication skills, can aid in outreach through
school and home visits, can hire seasonal staff, and are proficient in MS
office. Summer residency on campus and some off-season travel is required.
Excellent career opportunity in a successful, growth-oriented
organization. For more information please visit www.GreatBooksSummer.com
To apply; send resume and cover letter to info@greatbookssummer.com.

CAMP DIRECTOR/ASSISTANT — FLORIDA
Camp Dir or Asst, FL, Yr-Round: Circle F Dude Ranch, central Fl 58 yr
history. Circle F is a traditional, non-denominational, for profit
residential summer camp for boys & girls, 6-16. Recreational facilities
designed to create an atmosphere of learning and growth, through
team-building & self-confidence. Commitments to excellence, sense of
humor, love of children and camps positive impact on a child’s life. Off
season, we promote our facility to specialty groups & family weekends.
Person (male or female) must possess strength in sales & marketing new
business along w/strong organizational skills, an ability to create
programs & execute them. Applicant must be mature, self-starter w/at least
3 yrs experience as Director/Asst Director at a residential camp. PLEASE
DO NOT APPLY UNLESS YOU MEET THESE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS. Submit resume,
cover letter, references & salary requirements to
paul@circlefduderanch.com & sheila.s@circlefduderanch.com. NO CALLS.
Position available immediately.

* ASSISTANT DIRECTOR — GEORGIA
Pace Academy has an immediate full-time opening for an Assistant Director
of Summer Programs. Along with the Director, will be responsible for
budget, bookkeeping, HR forms, promotional materials, mailing, billings,
filing, reports, and Web management. In summer: directs Sports Camps,
teaches Safe Sitter, coordinates canteen & food service, & coordinates
counselor training programs. In winter: liaisons with Lower School
programs, works Holiday Camp & Conference Days. Excellent benefits
package. Must be authorized to work in the US. Please view job
qualifications and requirements prior to submitting application. Only
applicants who meet the requirements and qualifications will be
considered. Information is available at www.paceacademy.org/about/jobs.
Qualified applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and references to
Jobs@PaceAcademy.org. EEOE. (ACA Accredited)

* SITE DIRECTOR — ILLINOIS
Outdoor and Retreat Ministries is seeking a new dynamic leader to join our
team as a site manager for Reynoldswood Christian Camp in Dixon, Illinois.
This position’s responsibilities includes: camp oversight , developing
church partnerships, hosting retreats, marketing, while helping to grow
the ORM’s ministry for the future. The successful candidate will have a
creative leadership style and relevant experience in camp and retreat
ministry. The position requires an understanding and willingness to
support the standards and beliefs of the United Methodist Church.
Bachelor’s degree and certifications in related areas desired. Benefits:
salary, housing, health insurance, & pension. Information:
http://www.niccamp.org/Empl.html. Bruce Nelson, orm@niccamp.org 200 Stam
Street, Williams Bay WI 53191 1-800-nic-camp for a complete application
packet. Applications received by December 1st will receive top priority.
Outdoor and Retreat Ministries is an EOE AA employer. (ACA Accredited)

DIRECTOR OF CAMPS — KANSAS
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City is seeking an
entrepreneurial and creative part time Director of our award-winning
camping program. Over 500 children from all backgrounds participate in our
general and specialty summer camps, and in our school vacation camps.
Inheriting a camping program with deep community roots, the successful
candidate will lead a team to diversify programming, update marketing and
pricing, and grow participation by 15 percent. The position begins
October/November 2010, is half-time throughout the year, except for the
summer months, when it is full-time. The position has significant growth
potential for the right candidate, if desired, and includes a top
corporate CEO as a coach. Five years’ experience and a proven record of
progressive success in camping, business and/or youth programming is
desired, plus proven experience in supervision and/or management.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to
jacobs@jewishkc.org.

CAMP DIRECTOR — MAINE
Camp Walden, an all-girls residential camp in Denmark, Maine, is looking
for a year round Director. Must be available for travel during the
off-season and live on-site in summer. Responsibilities include on-site
supervision and year-round development and management of financial,
marketing, strategic operations and program, human resources, camper
recruitment & retention. Operational management, including camper & staff
supervision (hiring and training), health care, food service & grounds
maintenance. Bachelor’s degree in a related field and prior camp director
or administrative experience required. Knowledge of ACA Standards,
proficiency in: office management, computer skills & data management,
budgeting and vendor selections. Excellent communication skills and
additional experience with New England girls’ camping are desirable.
Compensation is based on experience. Please send resume and cover letter
to: campwaldenjobs@gmail.com by 11/15/10. Qualified applicants will be
contacted. (ACA Accredited)

* EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR — MASSACHUSETTS
The Barton Center for Diabetes Education is seeking an Executive Director
with the leadership skills, passion and determination to make a
difference. The right candidate will find the job to be challenging and
demanding, but rewarding. Each summer, more than 2,000 children come to
the Barton Camp for girls and the Camp Joslin camp for boys. At Barton,
they learn to manage their disease, gain confidence, make lifetime friends
— and have fun. The Barton Center also operates year-round programs,
including day camps, adventure and family camps, and weekend retreats, and
The Clara Barton Birthplace Museum. We seek an Executive Director with the
following qualifications: Proven leadership; People skills; Financial
skills; Communication skills. Other requirements include the ability to
meet deadlines and the flexibility to work long hours during the summer,
and some nights and weekends throughout the year, attending events and
meeting with potential donors. The ideal candidate feels comfortable with
a broad range of stakeholders, whether attending a motorcycle rally or a
black tie event. Camping experience, knowledge of diabetes and non-profit
experience are a plus. Send your resume, salary history and requirements
to: personnel@BartonCenter.org or Attention: Barton Personnel Committee,
The Barton Center, 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA
01537-0356. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP DIRECTOR — MASSACHUSETTS
The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston is seeking a Director who
will provide professional leadership, vision, and day-to-day operational
management for JCC Maccabi Camp Kingswood (JMCK), the residential summer
camp of the JCCs of Greater Boston. Situated on one hundred acres on Woods
Pond in southern Maine, JMCK is a co-ed camp offering Jewish youth an
opportunity to engage in a broad sports, creative and cultural arts
program; responsible for camper recruitment, program development and
implementation, hiring and supervising JMCK staff, building a vibrant
Jewish community at camp for campers and staff, budget development and
management, facility oversight, fundraising for JMCK, and planning for
improvements and growth; participate as necessary in activities of the
Foundation for Jewish Camp, JCC Association, the American Camp
Association, and other Jewish and resident camp organization. For a
detailed job description or to forward a resume, please email
kingswood@jccgb.org. (ACA Accredited)

MEMBERSHIP AND ACCREDITATION COORDINATOR — MASSACHUSETTS
The American Camp Association, New England has re-opened our search for a
Membership Development and Accreditation Coordinator. This person will be
responsible for all aspects of membership recruitment, retention and
management; administration and management of the ACA Accreditation program
as well as providing support for educational programs. The ideal candidate
will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 5+ years’ work experience in
membership, volunteer management or marketing and administration. Strong
oral and written communication skills are necessary. Knowledge of the
American Camp Association Accreditation program is preferred. Send your
resume to: Donna Johns-Thomas, Director of Member Services at
donna@acanewengland.org.

COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE — MASSACHUSETTS
The American Camp Association, New England is seeking a Communications
Associate. This new team member will: manage all aspects of the website
and carry out social networking; design and create print and targeted
marketing communications for the public, camp professionals and members;
write and edit camp feature pieces for use in print and online; and
research and gather print and online resources for use by camp
professionals and members. The successful candidate will possess
demonstrated initiative and ability to provide an excellent level of
customer service and to interact well with others in person, over the
telephone, in writing and electronically. A willingness to travel to
camps, a sense of humor, and a major interest in helping to change the
lives of children and youth through the camp experience is essential. Camp
experience/background preferable. Send your resume to: Lucy Norvell,
Director of Public Information at lucy@acanewengland.org.

SITE DIRECTOR — MICHIGAN
Full-time residential Site Director for TOWER HILL CAMP & RETREAT CENTER
in Sawyer, Michigan, a ministry of the Illinois Conference of the United
Church of Christ. Responsibilities include development of an expanded
marketing strategy to churches and other organizations; oversight of the
care and maintenance of the property; supervision of site staff, and
hiring and training summer staff; budgeting; oversight of compliance with
health codes; expanding programming possibilities to inner city youth and
underserved urban congregations; and, long-range site utilization
planning. Tower Hill’s beautiful campus includes self-contained retreat
centers, summer rental cottages, commercial kitchen and dining hall,
year-round accommodations, tent camping facilities, a challenge course and
hiking trails, and private Lake Michigan shoreline. Deadline for
application is November 1, 2010. Please forward cover letter expressing
your interest and resume to Rev. Gary Stillwell at pastor@zionperu.org.
(ACA Accredited)

OUTREACH MANAGER — MIDWEST
Outreach Manager, Habonim-Dror Camp Tavor. Habonim-Dror Camp Tavor is part
of a group of seven summer camps across the US and Canada, affiliated with
the Habonim-Dror Youth Movement. We believe in youth empowerment and youth
leadership. Our vision is to be a center for incubating the joy, caring,
creativity, and confidence that will sustain both the individuals and the
Jewish people of the next generation. The Outreach Manager for
Habonim-Dror Camp Tavor has year-round primary responsibility for all
aspects of marketing, recruitment and registration for Camp Tavor. The
Outreach manager is one of the two primary public faces of Camp Tavor. Our
ideal candidate is: passionate about Jewish camping and seeks to make a
career in the field, is enthusiastic about youth empowerment and
leadership, has a youth movement background, is tech-savvy, and able to
work independently while easily being part of a group effort. S/he is an
excellent communicator in both oral and written communications. S/he has
the educational background and work experience that supports this passion
and enthusiasm. Please contact: Shelley Goldwater, Executive Director,
execdir@camptavor.org. (ACA Accredited)

* YEAR ROUND CAMP DIRECTOR — NEW HAMPSHIRE (OFF-SEASON)/MASSACHUSETTS
(BENTLEY UNIVERSITY-CAMP SEASON)
Seeking year round camp director for summer camp offering technology
learning and traditional camp activities. Reports to Director of Camps.
www.computercamps.com. Qualifications: Age 25+ ; College degree or
equivalent experience planning & delivering programs for youth; Min. 2
yrs. experience overseeing staff & program; Experience
recruiting/interviewing/hiring; Strong communication skills; Able to work
evenings/weekends/reside onsite for the summer season; Self-starter who
can work independently with minimal oversight. Position main functions:
Maintain camp culture; Develop/implement recreation & program activities;
Hire/train/supervise staff; Recruit campers; Maintain regulatory
compliance; Direct res/day camp; Support administrative duties of
organization; Provide excellent customer service. Compensation:
$35-40,000/401K/Health & Dental/Room & board during camp season. Please
send resume & cover letter to: jobs@computercamps.com. (ACA Accredited)

INTERN STAFF POSITION — NEW HAMPSHIRE
Are you interested in a career in the camp and conference center industry?
Would you enjoy an exciting opportunity to gain experience while working
at a modern facility located on 326 wooded acres on the shores of Otter
Lake in Greenfield, New Hampshire? The Barbara C. Harris Camp and
Conference Center has a 12-month internship position available working
with our conference center. The position includes a salary of $800/month,
employer paid health benefits, private housing and meals. The intern will
work approximately 40 hours per week, Thursday-Sunday. Application
deadline is November 15th with a start date of January 3, 2011. Please
send letter of interest and resume to Kelsey@bchcenter.org. The intern
will serve as a vital team member with the main responsibility of hosting
weekend retreat groups and facilitating outdoor programming.
Qualifications: Excellent interpersonal, problem solving and leadership
skills. Self-motivator with strong attention to detail. Commitment to
providing outstanding customer service. Being a person of Christian faith
willing to serve as a positive role model by living a Christian lifestyle.
Willingness to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed. (ACA
Accredited)

CAMP DIRECTOR — NEW JERSEY
Gill St. Bernard’s School, a premier independent school located in
Gladstone, NJ, is seeking an experienced Camp Director to lead its ACA
Accredited programs for children ages 3-14. Reporting to the Director of
Summer and Auxiliary Programs, the Camp Director will be responsible for
assisting with business and marketing planning, sales, operations and
program development designed to increase retention and enrollment. Minimum
of 5 years of profitable camp experience with skills in budgeting,
communications and recruiting. Email resume to cwyatt@gsbschool.org or fax
to 908-234-0045. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM DIRECTOR — NEW JERSEY
Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey seeking Program Director with
experience in strong team building, camp and facilities mgmt., ACA
accreditation, development of membership based orgs., mentoring and
coaching of staff and volunteers, and excellent customer service. Girl
Scouts of Northern New Jersey provides leadership experiences to 34,000
girls with relevant program activities. The position requires flexibility
in scheduling and travel throughout the area. A complete position
description is on the website at www.gsnnj.org. Send resumes to
smiller@gsnnj.org. (ACA Accredited)

* OUTDOOR LEARNING & CAMPS MANAGER — NEW YORK
Responsible for the planning & implementation of girl programming for all
resident & day camps, outdoor conferences, expeditions & outdoor learning
exps beyond the traditional troop setting. Resp for programmatic
operations of property & venues and providing high-quality and effective
educational experiences for all girls. Must demonstrate the ability to
deliver creative design, dvlp & delivery of learning opportunities &
support systems for all girls @ all levels w/in the Camp Pathway. Will
perform needs & capability analysis understanding the demographics,
cultural barriers/inhibitors, current & future needs & learning
preferences for the dvlpmt of appropriate educational methods and
materials. Will provide resources & support to adult volunteers & staff
who deliver the programming to girls. Min 25yrs of age. BA in Educ.,
Psych., Child Dvlpmt, Outdoor Rec. or related field. 24 wks previous admin
or supervisory exp. in a camp facility or equivalent. Min 2yrs previous
exp. in camping, program & youth dvlpmt, educational principles &
demonstrated ability to design, develop & manage a comprehensive
dvlpmt/training program applying learning theories. laustin@gsneny.org.

* ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR CAMP AND RETREAT MINISTRIES – NEW YORK
The Upper New York Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church is
seeking an experienced and innovative camp and retreat professional to
serve as its first Associate Director for Camp and Retreat Ministries.
Qualified applicants may be laity or clergy. The Upper New York Annual
Conference, formed in July of 2010 with the union of four upstate New York
annual conferences, includes six camp and retreat centers. Its camp and
retreat ministries are an essential expression of its core purpose and
vision “to live the gospel of Jesus Christ and be God’s love with our
neighbors in all places.” We are seeking a person to lead us in growing
this vital ministry. The Associate Director’s responsibilities would
include strategic planning, supervision of site directors, financial
management and fund development, property management and program
interpretation to the Conference. The Associate Director must be able to
relocate to the Syracuse area and be able to start work in the early
spring of 2011. Application deadline is Friday, November 19th. Completed
applications, including cover letter, resume and three letters of
reference (using the form posted on the web site) should be sent
electronically in Portable Document Format (PDF) to William
Gottschalk-Fielding, Director of Connectional Ministries:
BillG-F@unyumc.org. For more information, please go to
http://www.unyumc.org/pages/detail/1459. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP DIRECTOR — NEW YORK
Buckley Country Day Camp seeks an experienced camp professional to lead
its established program on the North Shore of Long Island for ages 3-15.
The camp is part of a premier, independent day school.
www.buckleycamp.com. Applicants need an entrepreneurial spirit & strong
leadership skills. The Director will report to the Headmaster to deliver
relevant, high quality program that will increase retention & develop new
community interest. S/he will also develop a business plan & lead the
sales team to capacity enrollments. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree,
Masters preferred; 10 Years of “profitable” camp management experience;
Competencies in marketing, program development, staff management,
parent/board communication & budgeting; Commitment to excellence; Spirit
of fun, a sense of humor & a love of children; Belief in the ability of
camp to positively impact a child’s life. A competitive compensation
package with performance incentives is offered. EOE. Applications are
reviewed on a rolling basis for immediate appointment. No calls. Resume,
cover letter & references to campconsulting@verizon.net. (ACA Accredited)

YEAR ROUND SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR — NEW YORK
Year-round Summer Day Camp Director for Long-Island based JCC Summer
Camps. The successful candidate must have a minimum 3-5 years successful
experience in all facets of camping, including administration, customer
service, staff supervision, programming and direct work with children.
Jewish cultural background a plus. The Camp Director will be responsible
for overseeing 11 camp programs while concentrating on our core camp of
5-10 year olds during the summer months. Must be highly personable,
self-motivated, have strong interpersonal skills, and be extremely
knowledgeable in the areas of camping and child development. He or she
will be part of a powerfully creative team seeking to recreate a
well-established camp and offer new ideas and programs designed to
increase market share in a highly competitive environment, while providing
the campers with a wonderfully child-oriented summer of fun and growth.
Hours can be flexible during the school year. Resumes only to
516-705-0490. (ACA Accredited)

* PROGRAM DIRECTOR – NORTH CAROLINA
Camp Highlander is a co-ed residential summer camp located in the Blue
Ridge mountains. We are seeking a Program Director to run be responsible
for all summer programs, off-season programming, managing and hiring
program staff and assisting with camp operations throughout the year.
Please email your resume to melissa@camphighlander.com and visit our
website at www.camphighlander.com for more information. (ACA Accredited)

* RETREAT COORDINATOR INTERN — TEXAS
The Retreat Coordinator Intern is responsible for all aspects of the
weekend retreat business at Camp Champions. This includes all
communication and coordination leading up to the weekends, overseeing the
execution of the weekends, and conducting follow up with groups after the
weekends. The ideal candidate would be detail oriented, personable,
service minded, have the ability to trouble shoot, and be able to manage
large groups of both guests and staff. The position begins January 17th
and runs through either May 28th or June 4th (depending on a pending bid).
Pay is $215/week and room and most board is included. Should candidate
perform well, a position working as summer camp staff could be offered as
well. To apply, send a resume to Matt Wiggins at
mwiggins@campchampions.com and include a brief paragraph about yourself.
Also feel free to email or call 830-598-2571 if you have questions. (ACA
Accredited)

ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR — WASHINGTON
Camp Sealth is a non-profit, Camp Fire USA resident and day camp located
on Vashon Island (near Seattle, Washington). Sealth is a traditional, coed
camp for youth ages 6 to 17. Two Assistant Camp Directors will work with
the year-round staff to provide overall camp leadership, plan summer staff
training, coordinate camp logistics and supervise/support summer staff.
One position starts January 10, the other starts April 4; both positions
end September 9. Salary is $330 per week; onsite housing is provided.
Requirements: Minimum age 21, previous camp counseling and supervisory
experience, driver’s license and good driving record, good communication
and problem-solving skills, ability to work independently and with a team.
For questions and job details, contact Carrie Kishline at
carriek@campfire-usa.org or (206) 463 3174 ext. 35. More information about
Camp Sealth can be found at www.campfire-usa.org and
campsealthnews.blogspot.com. (ACA Accredited)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR — WASHINGTON
Camp Nor’wester, an independent, non-profit summer camp established in
1935 in the San Juan Islands of Washington State, is seeking an Executive
Director, beginning in the 2012 season. Reporting to the board of
directors, the Executive Director manages both the daily operations of the
summer resident camp, including transportation, programs, food service,
camper and staff supervision, health and safety oversight, and provision
of business services, as well as long-term marketing, program and
facilities development and maintenance in support of the organization’s
continuous fiscal viability, growth and improvement. Qualified applicants
must have a passion for working with children in a rustic outdoor setting,
have 5 years of leadership experience, have strong interpersonal skills,
and be willing to spend summers on a beautiful but remote island.
Nor’wester pays competitive salaries, commensurate with experience. For
more information go to http://norwesterdirectorsearch.blogspot.com/. (ACA
Accredited)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR — WISCONSIN
It is the role of the Executive to assume the responsibility for the
operations of Holiday Home Camp, in its entirety, under the direction of
the Board of Directors. Sets the organizational structure, analyses and
develops policies to Ensure that the objectives and mission of the
organization are carried out. Works with the Fund Raising Advisory
Committee in raising funds for the camp. Responsible for the public
relations and communications between the camp and various communities
involved with camp. Responsible for the financial management and budget
control for the camp. Responsible for setting human resource policies
and procedures. Responsible for the oversight of the camp facilities
and upkeep. Responsible for the development of long range plans for
the facility, program and the organization needs. Ensure the smooth
operations of the Outdoors Wisconsin Leadership School (OWLS) program.
Contact Brian.Fanning@RaymondJames.com or admin@holidayhomecamp.org.
(ACA Accredited)

WILDERNESS PROGRAM DIRECTOR — WISCONSIN
Title: Wilderness Program Director. Position Summary: This individual
would be responsible for managing and implementing every aspect of the
Wilderness Tripping Program at the highest level of excellence in
accordance with industry standards, our mission, and values. Organization:
Established in 1919, Camp Manito-wish YMCA is a wilderness tripping camp
in Northern Wisconsin. Camp Manito-wish YMCA partners with parents and
organizations to promote positive character and leadership development
through year-round and summer programs which focus on excellence in
program content, staff, and wilderness tripping. Location: Camp
Manito-wish YMCA, Boulder Junction, WI. Employment Category: Full-time,
Exempt, year-round. Time Line: For complete job description, questions, or
to submit Résumé and Cover Letter e-mail Drew Richmond at
drew.richmond@manito-wish.org. Résumé and Cover Letter due by Monday
October 25, 2010. (ACA Accredited)

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* FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR — OKLAHOMA
The Salvation Army is a dynamic faith-based non-profit organization. We
are seeking a Director of Food Services for our Heart O’ Hills Camp &
Conference Center located in Welling, Ok. This position will be
responsible for managing all aspects of year round food service operation.
This individual will supervise all food service employees including cooks,
dining room staff, & support personnel. He or she will design & plan all
food services to include menus, food presentation, nutritional values &
appropriate portion sizes. Additional duties will include: Performing
independent cost analysis of meals to establish pricing structure. Ensure
that kitchen area conforms to all local, state, & federal standards of
cleanliness. Implementing & maintaining compliance with USDA programs.
This position reports directly to the Camp Director.
jeff_middleton@uss.salvationarmy.org. CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Valid
driver’s license; ServeSafe cert; Food handler’s card; Culinary degree /
equivalent. (ACA Accredited)

HEALTH & WELLNESS
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* DIRECTOR OF HEALTH SERVICES — ALABAMA
Easter Seals Camp ASCCA is a year-round camp serving children and adults
with mental and/or physical disabilities. This is a full-time position
with benefits and salary that includes on-site housing (3 bedroom, 2
bath). DHS is responsible for general health care and safety aspects of
all campers and staff members. Applicants must have or be able to acquire
a valid Alabama Board of Nursing Licensure as a Registered Nurse. The
ideal candidate is also highly motivated, with strong organizational,
interpersonal and communication skills. All staff must have a passion for
our mission. Please email cover letter and resume to Matt Rickman, Camp
Director. matt@campascca.org. For salary and job description visit our
website at www.campascca.org. (ACA Accredited)

SITE & FACILITIES
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* CAMP RANGER — NEW JERSEY
The Ranger works closely with the Camp Dir, staff, and volunteers. The
Ranger supports the Business Services Mgr to assist with maintenance of
Council Service Ctrs. Position requires the Ranger to live on site
(housing provided) in order to provide 24 hr emergency coverage. Work wk
schedule is: Sept-May Wed-Sun, June-Aug Mon-Fri. Knowledge of plumbing,
carpentry and general property maintenance. Must be able to swim and
maintain a pool with a depth of 12 ft. Ability to operate landscaping
machinery and snow plow equipment. Ability to monitor/supervise general
contractors hired to perform repairs. 3 or more yrs working in a camp
setting or in trades which support the responsibilities of the position.
Must be a personable self-starter who can lift/manipulate up to 50 lbs.
Valid driver’s license/current insurance and access to reliable vehicle.
HS or GED. Email resume to careers@gshnj.org. MUST include salary history
or desired salary www.gshnj.org.

* FACILITIES MANAGER — OHIO
Camp Wise, a summer camp and year-round retreat center of the Mandel
Jewish Community Center of Cleveland, has an immediate opening for a
Facilities Manager to oversee its 325-acre property in Chardon. Three
years of previous facility management experience and skills in various
trades including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, vehicle repair, and
painting are required. The qualified candidate will be a flexible,
good-humored, self-starter with a positive attitude and a demonstrated
ability to manage staff and work effectively as part of a team.
Compensation includes house on-site and excellent benefit package.
Candidate must be willing to both live and work in a camp community.
Please send all resumes to: hrdepart@yahoo.com. (ACA Accredited)

* DIRECTOR OF CAMP AND CONFERENCE CENTER — OKLAHOMA
We are looking for a full-time Camp and Conference Center Director.
Requirements are found at http://www.epiok.org/conference/stcrispins.html.
Summer camp programs run by Summer Camp Director and staff. We are seeking
to build a new camping facility, along with adding improvements through a
capital campaign drive. Individual or couple invited to apply. Contact
Sabrina Evans 405 232 4820 with questions. Mail resume to
christianformation@epiok.org for consideration.

CARETAKER/FACILITY MANAGER — PENNSYLVANIA
Camp Galil is looking for an experienced Caretaker/Facility Manager for
its 63 acre site in Bucks County, PA. The successful candidate will have
experience in carpentry, plumbing, electric, and swimming pool
maintenance. We are looking for someone who is a team player, is flexible,
has a sense of humor, has good communication skills, and enjoys working
with youth . Compensation includes salary plus on-site housing. Please
send letter of interest and resume to sharon@campgalil.org. (ACA
Accredited)

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