Summer Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association Job List for November 15, 2011
Alphabetical by state under the following categories:
Activity Specialist = 9
Administration = 36
Food Services = 1
Health & Wellness = 2
Site & Facilities = 2
* New listings = 21
CAMP CREW TRAINER – ALABAMA
Space Camp and Aviation Challenge inspire young men and women to dream big and to work hard to make those dreams a reality. As a Crew Trainer 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 will teach you everything you need to know. You must be at least 20 years of age, completed 30 hours of college credit and able to start training on January 11, 2012 or Mid May 2012. Open availability required (includes day, night and weekend shifts). Internships and Co-ops available based on university approval. Paid training, housing and meals provided. AA/EOE • drug & background testing required. Visit our website at www.spacecamp.com/counselors to learn more about the position and complete the required online application.
* OUTDOOR PROGRAM MANAGER – INDIANA
Position Summary: Plan and direct the operation of the Girl Scout program in day camps, supervise camp staff; make provision for the health and safety of the campers; oversee and coordinate older girl planning board. Accountabilities: Create council-wide programs in assigned area; collaborate programs with community agencies and businesses; direct, supervise and ensure recruitment, training development and quality of work for seasonal camp staff; perform camp duties and live on site during the summer months. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred; equivalent experience considered. Knowledge of fundamentals of child/youth development. Understands budget development. Successful community organization experience and ability to supervise volunteers. Able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Current valid driver’s license. Contact/send resume to Yolanda Pree, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
PROFESSIONAL OUTDOOR INSTRUCTOR – INDIANA
Bradford Woods is an internationally-known outdoor center seeking experienced candidates to run programming for youth and adults. If you are looking for that next step to full-time professional work, than look no further. Now hiring for February – November 2012! Bradford Woods is Indiana University’s Outdoor Center offering programming in environmental and adventure education, therapeutic recreation, equine therapy, 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 multi-season opportunity. The full job description as well as application information is posted on our website www.bradwoods.org. Please also include a resume and cover letter for consideration. International candidates are encouraged to apply early. For more information, contact Melanie email@example.com or 765-342-2915. (ACA Accredited)
MANAGEMENT TRAINING POSITION – NEW HAMPSHIRE
Cheshire YMCA Management Internship/Training Position. Our Management Training program is for young adults or new to the field professionals with a desire to begin a career in the YMCA, Residential Camping (900 campers), Outdoor Education, Adventure Track, or Educational Travel Program (we take 8 trips, 500 students on tours of historic Boston, Washington DC, etc.) wanting to get more experience in a variety of areas. This is a program to train new professionals in all aspects of the Cheshire YMCA. This program provides hands on experience in management within the YMCA and Leisure Services industry. Besides our core programs we emphasize administration, budgeting, organization skills, and communications. Each Management Trainee will be assigned and lead projects, assist managers, and perform administration duties. Stipend for 9 to 12 months is around $10,000 with room and board (during the season) included. For more information contact Scott Peckins at firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
* SUMMER PROGRAM DIRECTOR – NEW HAMPSHIRE
YMCA Camp Lincoln is seeking a camping veteran to fill the role of Summer Program director. The Summer Program Director is an instrumental member of the senior staff. Applicant should have supervisory experience, strong knowledge of camp scheduling and strengths in programing. Creative ability, strong work ethic and flexibility are all absolutely necessary. Role will include: daily operation programing, staff scheduling and camper management. Position will also include pre and post season work as an outdoor education facilitator with school groups and rental groups. Experience in high ropes, low ropes and group games are all ideal. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Certified in First Aid and CPR or willing and able to become certified. Position runs from May 1st thru November 1st, $300-400 weekly with housing included. Inquire about internship possibilities. Cover letter and resume sent to email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
* ADVENTURE TRIP LEADER – NEW HAMPSHIRE
United States. YMCA Camp Lincoln is seeking to fill the roles of Adventure Trip Leaders(2). The Adventure trip leaders work with the Program Director and Co-Leaders to finalize trips, organize gear, and form a cohesive group with Adventure trip participants. Trips are weeklong outdoor experiences that incorporate YMCA values with hiking, rafting, and kayaking in the White Mountains and Acadia Park areas. Leaders must be team players, responsible, reliable and have a passion for working outdoors. Adventure trip leaders are 21+ with clean driving records. Should be Lifeguard certified, and WFA certified or willing and able to become certified. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Also includes pre and post season work as an outdoor education facilitator with school groups and rental groups. Experience in high ropes and low ropes are ideal. Position runs from May 7th thru November 1st, $300-400 weekly with housing included. Internship possibilities. Cover letter/resume sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
* ROPES COURSE DIRECTOR – NEW HAMPSHIRE
YMCA Camp Lincoln is seeking a camping veteran to fill the role of Ropes Course Director. The Ropes course director works directly with the Program director to ensure quality programming in a multiple element High Ropes and Low Ropes course. Responsibilities include daily inspection of equipment, basic maintenance and upkeep to the course, and supervision of all participants and staff operating and using the course. Staff member must be reliable, extremely safety conscious and have a working knowledge of High and Low Ropes. Applicant must be 21+, CPR and First Aid certified or willing and able to become certified. ACCT Level one certification ideal, local certification will be provided. Position will also include pre and post season work as an outdoor education facilitator with school groups. Position runs from May 7th thru November 1st, $300-400 weekly with housing included. Inquire about internship possibilities. Letters and Resumes to email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
SPORTS COORDINATOR/TUTOR – NEW YORK
Private family in the Syosset area seeks full-time Sports Coordinator for two young children after school and weekends (live-in pref’d). Travel with the family as required. Schedule generally three weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday but must be flexible for schedule changes. •College degree preferred. •Coaching/teaching experience preferred. •Personal sporting experiences required in skiing, snowboarding, swimming. Tennis and hockey required. •Knowledge of the rules and skill sets needed to play a variety of different types of sports. Able to give instruction. Must be athletic, energetic, and fun. Must be flexible. Email resume and cover ltr to firstname.lastname@example.org.
* 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 you’ll work within this paradigm to invest in yourself while serving others. You’ll get real responsibility as you work with the guests and programs of New Life Ranch, a camp that provides Summer Camp, Team Building, Outdoor Education, Retreats, and Outreach programs. Come and experience mentoring, challenge, and space for reflection, all while gaining life-changing job experience. LEAD is a great step for those discerning the next step towards full time camp ministry. The program begins on Jan 28th and goes through November of 2012. Partial salary and the opportunity 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 email@example.com for more information. (ACA Accredited)
CAMP DIRECTOR – ARIZONA
Responsible for the development, implementation and delivery of quality Girl Scout program that addresses current girl needs, interests and societal issues; provides girls with a sense of self-worth; creates for girls, an opportunity for development of skills and knowledge; and, responsible for the management and direction of a traveling day camp. Requirements/Qualifications: Bachelors’ degree or equivalent related work/volunteer experience. Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative programs delivery systems. Knowledge and experience in planning and implementing youth programs. Minimum of two years’ experience in an organized camp setting. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations. Ability to travel 95% of the time. EOE. To apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=973561 or www.girlscoutsaz.org. (ACA Accredited)
DIRECTOR OF CAMP & YOUTH SERVICES – ARIZONA
Located in the suburbs of Phoenix, the East Valley JCC is looking for someone to run our Day Camp (offered to grades K-10) and provide Youth Services during the school year. This individual will be an important member of our Executive Staff and be responsible for camper recruitment, staff hiring, planning, marketing, and all other aspects of running a successful Day Camp and Youth program. Great compensation for the right candidate. Interested parties should e-mail their resume to Steve Tepper, firstname.lastname@example.org.
INTERN – RETREAT COORDINATOR – CALIFORNIA
The Retreat Coordinator Intern is responsible for all aspects of the weekend retreat business at Alpine Meadows. 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 December 1st – June. Ending date flexible. Possible work for our summer camp may be offered depending on skill set. Stipend is $250/week. Room and board are included. Alpine Meadows is located in the San Bernardino Mts. of Southern California. We are about 2 hours from LA & San Diego. To apply, send a resume and a brief introduction about yourself to Beth Sonne at email@example.com.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – CALIFORNIA
Camp Stevens is ‘a peaceful place apart’ for nurturing, planning, reflection, exchange of ideas, and sharing in Christian community. The Executive Director works directly with a Board of Advisors, has responsibility for the overall administration of the camp/conference center operation including, but not limited to, Camp Personnel, Administration, Food Service, Programs, Facilities and Maintenance, Fund Raising, and Diocesan and Community Relations. Seeking someone with significant experience in camp/conference center management, physically fit, able to adjust to the lifestyle in this environment, able to hike 5 miles at a time over rough terrain, carry loads up to 50 pounds, have at least average eyesight/ hearing. No candidate shall be excluded because of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disabilities or age. Executive Director Profile and Application available at http://campstevens.org/employment/current-openings. (ACA Accredited)
STATEWIDE HORSE PROGRAMS DIRECTOR – COLORADO
Statewide Horse Programs Director. Full-time, regular, exempt. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Girl Scouts of Colorado is seeking a professional equestrian to join a dynamic outdoor program team. The successful applicant will coordinate, manage and provide direct oversight for all aspects of the summer and year-round equestrian programs as well as managing riding center resources, facilities, equipment and supplies relating to riding activities. Go to www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org careers to apply. (ACA Accredited)
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – COLORADO
Seeking Executive Director for Extreme Sports Camp, Inc., a growing non-profit located in Roaring Fork Valley (Aspen), Colorado that provides innovative outdoor recreational programs for people with autism spectrum disorder. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record in fundraising as well as experience in operations and marketing. Prior non-profit leadership experience in camps, youth programs, sports/recreation, special needs or autism desired. Compensation package is $65,000 plus benefits. Please submit resume and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAMP DIRECTOR – CONNECTICUT
Boulder Ridge is a private day camp in Northern Connecticut serving 700 local campers and their families. BRDC is looking for a Camp Director who will hire and supervise 80 summer staff, run 8 or 9 week camp program, maintain ACA standards, and assist in off-season events. Must be a self-starter, have BA in related field, have strong computer skills, and have related administrative experience. Hours are negotiable: Full-time during the summer and part-time during the rest of the year to work around your current school-year job. OR full-time year-round if you have excellent computer skills and are willing to assist with registrations/office work/facility upkeep for other camps as well. Visit BoulderDay.com to learn more about our program! Please send resume, cover letter, and references to email@example.com. Will accept applicants through Thanksgiving. (ACA Accredited)
* CAMP DIRECTOR AND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – CONNECTICUT
Club Getaway is a sports and adventure resort/camp located in Kent, CT 90 miles from NYC. Club Getaway provides recreation and outdoor education programs for schools, camps, teen tours, adults, weddings, and families. Our selection of over 50 activities range from High Adventure, Team Building, Water Sports, Team Sports, Biking, Hiking and much more. The staff is primarily international and from 20 countries. The ideal candidate will have 5 plus years in recreation and management. Candidate must be a strong leader, with excellent communication and organization skills. Position requires working directly with the staff to provide safe and engaging programs. Individual should like to be hands on and except responsibility of owning the success of the program. Must be creative, reliable, customer service oriented and enjoy working in the great outdoors. Compensation includes housing and meals. Interested candidates should send their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
* INTERNATIONAL PLACEMENT COORDINATOR – CONNECTICUT
BUNAC USA is seeking a full time Staffing/Program Coordinator to provide excellent, personal customer care to a broad base of ACA camps while supporting and advocating for our international participants. This position requires a high level of organization, strong communication skills, and professional integrity to facilitate connections among two sets of clients as well as US and International BUNAC teams. The ideal candidate will thrive in a social, relaxed, team oriented environment, but will work independently on a multitude of tasks to meet personal and group goals. •Develop strong understanding of/creating personal relationships with a diverse selection of camps. •Manage individualized placements at camps that are suitable for both participant and camp hiring criteria. •Regularly assess ongoing camp staffing needs and client preferences….Please email Kharrigan@bunacusa.org for full listing and to email cover letter/resume. (ACA Accredited)
PROGRAM DIRECTOR – FLORIDA
Sales & Marketing, Camp Programming Director: Circle F Dude Ranch Camp is seeking a dynamic, multifaceted, self-motivated professional to join our successful team. Candidate must possess a sales and marketing background and experience in programming/activities. A minimum of three years’ experience in related fields with proven successes in the above areas. A working knowledge of outdoor teambuilding leadership and lifeguard and CPR/First aid instructor level certification is a plus. For profit facility no religious affiliation. 60 years of continuous year round operation, located in Lake Wales, Florida. Full time position with possible on site housing. Please visit www.circlefduderanchcamp.com to learn more about our program. Only individuals who meet the above criteria should send a cover letter and resume to: email@example.com.
* DIRECTOR OF SUMMER PROGRAMS – GEORGIA
Atlanta private school seeks year-round Director; seeking a dynamic leader w/strong people & organizational skills to oversee management of summer staff/programs, recruit campers; outgoing “people person” w/supervisory & administrative skills a must. Strong verbal & written abilities needed. Responsibilities: outreach, promotion, and community building; budgets, facility mgmt, staff mgmt, recruitment; parent contact. Must have strong computer database and excel skills; be a self-starter and take initiative; exhibit patience, dedication, and humor. BA/MA required: Education, Recreation Mgmt or related; camp leadership experience strongly desired, staff and children supervision experience required. Work in an Ind. School environment a plus. For more info, see website: www.paceacademy.org. To apply, email resume/detailed cover: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN & YOUTH SERVICES – GEORGIA
The City of Decatur, just east of downtown Atlanta, GA seeks an energetic, highly-motivated Assistant Director of CYS. Looking for exceptional leadership skills to motivate staff and create a high performance work environment through CYS staff development and guidance. Ability to deliver superior department operations and services to multi-site after school and summer camp programs. Organize, prioritize, and manage multiple assignments and projects by deadlines. Build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders by creating a positive atmosphere of reliance and group effort. Bachelor’s degree req’d. 5 yrs. progressive experience in: after school/summer camp mgt, employee performance mgt, budget mgt. Requires flexibility w/ work hours. Possess/obtain a valid State of GA driver’s license w/ satisfactory MVR. Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite. Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. Details and applications available at: www.decaturga.com.
* EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – ILLINOIS
Executive Director-Timber Pointe Outdoor Center. This position is responsible for the overall operation of Timber Pointe Outdoor Center. The Director will oversee/direct staff and resources associated with programming, facilities management, medical services, risk management, food service, customer service and public relations. Holds responsibility to create an annual business plan and budget…monitors revenue and expenses throughout the year. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in the field of camping and recreation or an appropriate combination of education and experience, proven demonstration in the development and facilitation of recreation, outdoor education and/or youth programming, as well as experience in conducting/directing programs for individuals with disabilities and special needs. Excellent medical, dental, vision, life and matching 401K insurance. Please visit our website at www.ci.easterseals.com and apply under the “Job Opportunities” link. (ACA Accredited)
* CAMP PATHWAYS SPECIALIST – ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS
The camp pathway specialist is responsible for directing the execution of resident/day camp activities at assigned camp and will work under the direction of the camp pathway manager to develop camp programming which supports national leadership curricula for all GSNI resident camps. During the off-season, she/he is responsible for developing and managing council-wide or regional events, which provide a progression in outdoor program and adventure activities, and involve volunteers in implementation. Special emphasis will be placed on promoting use of GSNI’s five program properties. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Minimum of two years’ experience with ability to demonstrate track record in camp program, outdoor and environmental education, recreation administration, education, or similar area. Please send resumes and cover letters to email@example.com with position listed in the subject line. (ACA-Accredited)
* DIRECTOR, CAMP AND COMMUNICATIONS – MICHIGAN
General Responsibilities: Provide oversight, direction, and shared vision for the facilities, staff, and programming of Michi-Lu-Ca and Day Camp. Create, implement, and direct a comprehensive plan for Living Water Ministries communications including traditional and contemporary forms of media in an effort to effectively publicize programs and in support of the Annual Fund development plan. Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a four year college or university degree, preferably in one of the following fields: children or youth, ministry, communications, sales, business or camp management. Additionally, the successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in financial management and budgeting, writing, fundraising, sales, camping ministry, and strategic planning. Deadline: December 2nd, 2011. For more information, please send cover letter and resume to: C.J. Clark, Executive Director, Living Water Ministries, 7898 W. Stony Lake Rd., New Era, MI 49446, Phone: (231) 861-4138. (ACA Accredited)
CAMP DIRECTOR – MICHIGAN
Camp Director – Southeastern Michigan. Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan seeks a self-motivated, dynamic, and experienced Camp Director for our 995 acre camp in Howell, Michigan. The Camp Director creates a positive environment while overseeing all aspects of administration and program for summer, community and troop camping. The ideal candidates will have proven competencies in strategic planning, budgeting, communications, marketing/pr, program development, staff recruitment/training /retention, and program execution. The ability to mobilize and motivate volunteers required. Girl development is mandatory. A strong work ethic, personal integrity and the ability to make decisions under pressure is essential. This is a full time salaried position starting at $42,000 plus competitive benefits and housing. Email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
PROGRAM ASSOCIATE – MICHIGAN
This is a full time position that will potentially receive full benefits in September 2012, contingent upon performance during the initial probationary period. Basic Function: To coordinate and oversee programming that enhances Camp experiences for staff and campers, serve as a member of the administrative team, and assist in administrative duties. Job Requirements: The Program Associate will be required to live at Michigania in Boyne City, MI from May 1 until early September. This employee must also travel to Michigania periodically for fall, winter, and spring programs. This position requires work on some holidays and weekends. For more information about this position, or to apply, please email James McRae at email@example.com.
* ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR – MINNESOTA
Camp Lincoln is accepting applications for Assistant Camp Director. Candidate will be responsible for day to day operations and responsibilities assigned by Camp Director. This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years of residential summer camp experience in some administrative/supervisory role. Specific Camp Lincoln or Camp Lake Hubert Experience is a plus, but not required. This position also requires the occasional need and use of company vehicles. A clean driving record for one year or more is required to meet insurance requirements. Contact info for submission or questions: 218-963-8729 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR – MINNESOTA
Presbyterian Clearwater Forest (PCF), a year round camp & conference ministry located on over 1,000 acres in the beautiful Brainerd Lakes area of Minnesota, seeks a full time Associate Director. Programs include Christian summer camps, adult & family programs, challenge course programs, sea kayak tripping, conferencing and retreats. The primary responsibility is for development and management of PCF programs in a team model with the Executive Director and seasonal program leaders. The secondary responsibility is to support fundraising and marketing efforts. The ideal candidate will have previous Christian camp experience in program development, possess a bachelor’s degree in a related field, experience in Reformed theology and have an active personal faith. Application deadline is November 11, 2011. Please send a cover letter and resume to David Jeremiason, Executive Director at email@example.com or call 218-678-2325 for more information. (ACA Accredited)
CAMP OUTDOOR MINISTRIES DIRECTOR – MISSOURI
Mo-Val Camp and Retreat Center, a well-maintained 280-acre site located in historic Missouri Wine Country and a ministry of the Missouri Mid-South Conference of the United Church of Christ, is seeking a full-time, year-round Outdoor Ministries Director. This ministry of faith formation and discernment requires someone with the ability to: design, plan and implement programs for summer and seasonal groups; engage in public relations and marketing; develop and manage an operational budget; pursue the development of financial resources; oversee the maintenance of camp property and equipment; and develop volunteer leadership in ministry. The position offers full benefits & a competitive salary package. Applications will be accepted through December 12. Interested parties can request a full position description, application form and a Camp/Conference Profile by emailing the Conference Office: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Position is open to both clergy and lay candidates.
* ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR – NEW ENGLAND
Private, community-oriented and well-established New England residential summer camp seeks FUN, 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 directors with all aspects of camp planning and operation, including pre-camp training, supervision and evaluation of staff, programming, day-to-day operation of camp and other duties as assigned. There is the potential for this to be a year-round position with on-site housing but only for the right person. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
* CAMPER AND USER-GROUP RECRUITER – NEW HAMPSHIRE
Camp Cody is looking for enthusiastic go-getters who are passionate about camp to join our year-round recruiting team. In this position you will recruit user-groups for our year-round conference center and campers for our co-ed summer camp. This involves everything from cold & warm calling to attending camp fairs and other meetings which you will arrange. This job is not for everyone who loves camp. It is for that rare breed of person who can persuasively promote the value of camp and close deals in person, over the phone or via email. No phone calls. Please email resume to email@example.com. We look forward to hearing from you. (ACA Accredited)
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – NEW JERSEY
Private day camp is seeking an outgoing, enthusiastic, self-driven camp professional to be in charge of all aspects of staff hiring and staff training. Position requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field, several years of administrative camp experience, and experience with human resources at camp. The position will grow over the first few years but the Assistant Director’s first task will be to put together a dynamic and qualified staff for 2012. Summer responsibilities include: training new specialists, helping to run staff training, supervision and evaluation of the general staff, coaching and supporting specialty areas, and assisting in the general day to day operation of camp. The position offers salary commensurate with experience and health benefits. We are looking for an individual who loves hard work, believes in enriching children through outdoor and camp experiences and is motivated to implement new ideas. Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
* DAY CAMP DIRECTOR – NEW YORK
Jewish community center in NYC seeks FT Camp Director with experience as camp director or high level camp supervisory experience along with youth director experience. Day camp located in Rockland County; main office in northern Manhattan on border of Washington Heights and Inwood. Applicants must possess strong Jewish values while working with a diverse population of both Jewish and non-Jewish campers. Serves 300+ campers ages 5-15 including special needs campers primarily high functioning on autistic spectrum. Must be energetic, charismatic, communicate well, a team player, driven and goal oriented. Responsible for entire camp program including camper recruitment, staff recruitment and development, camper and staff paperwork, vendor contracts, staff supervision, and parental communication. Website: http://ywashhts.org/summercamp_daycamp.php. Email resume to email@example.com. Salary range $50,000-$70,000 commensurate with experience and includes health insurance.
REGISTRAR – NEW YORK
Manhattan Youth’s Downtown Day Camps have an opening for a year-round registrar. We operate K-8th grade day camps in NYC. The office registrar works closely with the directors, is a master of organization, and a real “people person.” Responsibilities include answering calls; “talking and selling camp;” database, registration and accounts receivable maintenance; mailings; and general office duties. It’s a 12-month, full-time position with benefits. Requirements: 2 years minimum experience in a camp administrative capacity and some experience with computer databases (i.e. EZCARE). Candidates should love working as a team in a fast-paced environment (we have a very collaborative culture), and enjoy doing general office work too. Send resume, 2 excellent references, cover letter and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org – See manhattanyouth.org for organizational info. Due to the large number of applicants, we cannot respond to everyone. Thank you!
* SUMMER CAMP & FAMILY SERVICES DIRECTOR – OHIO
YMCA Camp Y-Noah is looking for a cause-driven leader for its growing summer camp and weekend programs. This position is responsible for approximately 40 staff, a $582,000 budget, working with volunteers, oversee Guides and Princess Programs and our Teen Leaders program. Successful candidate will have a B.A. in related field, 3 years’ experience in directing camping programs, and must have a demonstrated commitment to the YMCA’s mission, values and faith based heritage. Send cover letter and resume with 4 references to Michael Ohl, Executive Director, email@example.com. Deadline for resumes is Dec 9, 2012. This is a full-time, exempt position with housing available and great benefits. A full job description is available at www.akronymca.org and then clicking on employment. (ACA Accredited)
PROGRAM DIRECTOR – OKLAHOMA
Camp Loughridge, a 501c3, non-denominational Christian Camp, Retreat & Conference Center, is seeking a dynamic camp professional to oversee Summer Camp, Outdoor Education, and Challenge Course programs. Must be at least 25 years of age, hold a Bachelor’s degree, and demonstrate a strong, documented background in outdoor education and organized camping. Ideal candidates have experience in the following focus areas: Environmental Education, Resident or Day Camp, Ropes Course Management, and working with adults and children. Strong leadership, organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills are essential. Knowledge of ACA standards is helpful. A high-integrity, committed follower of Christ, with a heart for ministry and a passion and creativity for camp and outdoor education. Visit us at www.camploughridge.org for more information and to apply. Deadline for application is January 1, 2012. Contact Jacob McIntosh (firstname.lastname@example.org).
CAMP DIRECTOR – OREGON
Camp Fire Columbia is seeking an energetic, dynamic, and charismatic program manager to direct our summer resident camp. Applicants must have a proven and verifiable record of success at building and maintaining a strong camp community for campers and staff. Camp Namanu is rooted deep in tradition and the successful applicant must be willing and able to learn the uniqueness that is Namanu and build off of those successes. Applicants must have previous year-round director experience, strong organizational skills, exceptional communication skills (both written and oral), and a high level of customer service experience. Please visit our website for a full job description: www.campfirecolumbia.org (Click the Get Involved tab on the home page, select Employment at left menu.) (ACA Accredited) *
EXTENDED PROGRAMS DIRECTOR – RHODE ISLAND
The Wheeler School is looking for an individual with an entrepreneurial spirit and ambition to develop Wheeler’s Extended Programs (EP) to the highest degree. The cornerstone of EP is the Summer Camp a day camp for 4 to 15 year olds with an average weekly enrollment of 235 boys and girls. The Camp is located in Seekonk MA where the School owns 120 acres of woods, wetlands, athletic fields, tennis courts, a pool, challenge course, field house, pavilion, and gardens. The Director will balance the opportunity to develop exciting programs with a conviction to market them aggressively. Contact Gary Esposito at 401 528 2173 or email@example.com for more information.
* CAMP DIRECTOR – SOUTH CAROLINA
Leroy Springs in Fort Mill SC has an opening for a Camp Director. Camp Springs is located on the ASC Greenway. This is a FT, year-round position with a generous benefit package. The Greenway covers 2300 acres and offers hiking, biking, equestrian trails, along with wildflowers, wildlife, lake and ponds. Visit our website www.ascgreenway.org. The Director will create a culture which emphasizes the natural heritage while creating a fun and instructive recreational environment. The ideal candidate will be able to develop and implement a highly effective day camp marketing plan, effectively manage camp registration and ensure high quality service while providing a safe and nurturing environment. The ideal candidate will have a 4 year degree in Education, Recreation Management or a related field and 5 years of successful experience in school age camp programs. Great opportunity! To apply: email resume/cover letter to HRinfo@leroysprings.com or call 803-547-1278
OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR/NATURALIST – SOUTH CAROLINA
This program combines a unique opportunity to work in varied curriculum and educate children in natural resources and forensic sciences. We have two sites that we will hire instructors for, they include: Pickens Educational Center in Pickens, SC where we teach our CSI program (forensic science) and R.M. Cooper 4-H Leadership Center in Summerton, SC where we teach our Teaching KATE program (natural resources). We work with students from 2nd to 8th grade and instruct in day and night programming. The program runs for 3 days and 2 nights with each group. In addition, we also facilitate team initiatives/games and each Spring, rowing teams and their coaches travel across the U.S. to train at Cooper for Spring Crew Training (http://www.clemson.edu/yli/pages/crew.php). Dates: February-May 2012. Pay Rate: $500-$550 bi-weekly with room and board included. Contact: Chelsey Repokis at firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.clemson.edu/yli. EOE.
EXPEDITION INSTRUCTOR – SOUTH CAROLINA
The program combines a unique opportunity to educate children in marine biology. We are hiring instructors to work at the Sewee Coastal Retreat Center (in Awendaw right outside of Charleston, SC) where we teach our Expedition Sewee program. You will be trained to master lesson plans for six marine science classes including marine life, salt marsh and barrier island beach studies. We work with students from 2nd to 8th grade and instruct in day and night programming. This program runs for 3 days and 2 nights with each group. In addition, we also facilitate team initiatives and games. We are looking for applicants that have a strong background in marine biology and love working with kids. Pay Rate: $500 – $550 bi-weekly with room and board included on-site. Dates: February – May 2012 with summer opportunities available. If interested, please email your resume and references to Chelsey Repokis at email@example.com. EOE.
* SITE DIRECTOR – SOUTH DAKOTA
Site Director, Lake Poinsett Camp (includes Living Waters Retreat Center). Dakotas Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. Located on Lake Poinsett between Watertown and Brookings, SD. Hosting nearly 5,000 campers/guests in 2011. Seeking an individual with strong relational, communication and administrative skills to live on site. Hospitality and growing the ministry are top priorities. Full time position begins on or around February 1 with consideration given to couples with gifts for other responsibilities of the camping ministry to include supervision of food services and housekeeping. Salary dependent on experience. Complete job description and qualifications available at www.dakcamps.org. By December 2, send letter of application, resume, contact info for two professional and two personal references and your proposed plans to grow the ministry to Becky Holten, Box 460, Mitchell, SD, 57301 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAMP DIRECTOR; SUMMER & OUTDOOR EDUCATION – TEXAS
Camp El Tesoro seeks an experienced camp professional for full-time, year-round position. Primary responsibilities of this position are on-site program delivery for resident camp, outdoor education, family programs and community use. Reports to Director of Programs and assists with financial management, marketing, and program design. Requires skills in leadership, program management, planning, decision-making, risk management, staff & volunteer management and experience with ACA standards. Bachelor’s degree required. Position based in Ft Worth Sept – April and at camp May – August. El Tesoro has been in operation for 77 years and is currently conducting a $10.3 million capital campaign for major facility renovation/expansion. Send resume and salary history/requirements to: email@example.com. For more information visit www.campeltesoro.org.
ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR – TEXAS
Camp Summit seeks a full time assistant camp director. This dynamic individual will develop and implement year round camping programs for campers aged 6-99 years. Duties include hiring, coordinating & supervising our year round program staff. We provide residential camping experiences for children and adults who are developmentally delayed, physically challenged, deaf/blind multi-handicapped or multi-disabled with a wide variety and differing levels of disabilities from mild to profound. Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in related field; Knowledge of people with disabilities is desired, but not required; Strong supervisory skills; Excellent organizational & multi-tasking abilities; Ability to work effectively with a diverse group; Ropes & Lifeguard certification or willing to be trained. To be considered, please send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only someone who wants to grow, who is dedicated & passionate need apply. (ACA Accredited)
DIRECTOR OF CAMP SERVICES – WASHINGTON STATE
Archdiocese of Seattle. Director of Camp Services. The Archdiocese of Seattle has an opening for a Director of Camp Services. The successful candidate must be a Catholic committed to the mission of the Catholic Church; experience working with youth in a Catholic youth ministry setting; knowledge with experiential & outdoor education methods; knowledge of & experience in a camping environment and camping program development, experience in staff supervision and budget management; proficient in computers; ability to work long hours with evening & weekend work; have access to a vehicle and a valid Washington State driver’s license. Position is open until filled. For a full job description, requirements and application process please Visit our website at http://www.seattlearchdiocese.org/Archdiocese/HR/Jobs.aspx. We require all applicants to submit our standard application and a cover letter. Resumes alone will not be accepted.
HEAD CHEF – CONNECTICUT
Private Resident Camp in Connecticut seeks Head Chef to run kitchen operations. Small camp serves approximately 120 campers and 40 staff. Responsibilities include cooking 3 meals/day, ordering, menu planning, and managing kitchen staff. Dates run from mid-June to late August. All interested applicants please email resumes to Kate@GreenwoodTrails.com. (ACA Accredited)
HEALTH & WELLNESS
NURSING DIRECTOR – CALIFORNIA
Director Of Nursing – The Painted Turtle. The Painted Turtle, a year round camp for children with chronic and life-threatening medical conditions, has an opening for a full time Nursing Director. The position of Nursing Director is an opportunity for a uniquely qualified and experienced pediatric nurse. California Nursing License, PALS, and ACLS will be required prior to/upon hiring. Primary responsibilities include: – Assist medical director in development of the camp year-round medical program, standards, policies and procedures. – Medication and medical supply procurement, inventory, storage, disposal. – Medical center organization and management. – Recruit, interview, select, orient, supervise and evaluate volunteer and paid nursing staff and allied health professionals. – Provide direct care to campers, families and staff under physicians orders . Please contact: Dr. Gina Jansheski at email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
* CAMP NURSE – CONNECTICUT
Private Resident Camp in Connecticut seeks RN for our Health Center. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, medication distribution, assessing injuries/illnesses and handling them in accordance with physician standing orders, lots of camper TLC. 6 days/week, late June through mid-August. Interested applicants please email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
SITE & FACILITIES
SITE MANAGER – CALIFORNIA
The Enchanted Hills Site Manager is the first point of contact for all rental groups, maintenance and Lighthouse program staff during their presence at the retreat. As such, the manager provides a warm, welcoming initial contact and works to ensure that all daily operational aspects of Enchanted Hills run smoothly for both employees and guests. Key responsibilities of this job involve coordinating maintenance, meal service, cleaning, and guest management for Lighthouse blindness programs and other rental guests. Beyond daily operational duties, the overall purpose of this job is to provide a compelling, responsive, and pampering environment to all guests in order to help recruit, maintain, and enlarge the number and size of our rental groups. Please see our full Job Description at http://lighthouse-sf.org/about/careers/site-manager-enchanted-hills-retreat/. Qualified, interested applicants should submit their resumes to email@example.com in Word format; thank you. (ACA Accredited)
* PROPERTY MANAGER – ILLINOIS
Position Summary: Reporting to the Regional Property Manager, the Property Manager is responsible for general maintenance, custodial services and guest services in accordance with the council’s policies and standards. She/he will work closely with camp directors, volunteers, campers and staff to ensure that day and resident guests have a successful camping experience. Duties and Responsibilities. Property Management: • Perform year-round grounds maintenance which includes snow removal, trail clearing, road maintenance and lawn mowing. Ensure high curb appeal for all areas of the property. • Maintain interior and exterior of property buildings, including (but not limited to); plumbing, electrical, mechanical devises, heating, air conditioning, structure, roofing, exterior finishes, masonry, interior. firstname.lastname@example.org.