Summer Camp Jobs from the American Camp Association Job List for May 15, 2012
Activity Specialist = 5
Administration = 12
Health & Wellness = 1
Site & Facilities = 1
* New listings = 5
SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM STAFF – INDIANA
School Year Program Staff at Camp Rancho Framasa facilitate outdoor education, community & leadership programming and retreats. This is a 9 month position: August 11, 2012- May 25, 2013. Salary: $1300 per month; housing provided. Camp Rancho Framasa is an inclusive, residential camp, located in south central, Indiana, operated by the Catholic Youth Organization since 1946. We offer a welcoming staff community in a beautiful outdoor setting. Visit www.campranchoframasa.org to submit an application and references. Questions? Email: email@example.com. (ACA Accredited)
* PROGRAM ACTIVITY SPECIALIST – IOWA
Camp High Hopes, a brand new, 90-acre year-round special needs camp for youth and adults located within the city of Sioux City Iowa, is seeking full-time, year-round Program Activity Specialists who will further the mission of the camp through the development and delivery of program activities at the camp and to serve as the onsite primary caregiver for special needs campers. Experience in caring for both children and adults with special needs is desired. This is a year-round position. Weekday, weekend, evening, and overnight work is to be expected. This position will be required to live onsite, thus single housing is included. Salary: $17,000 annually exempt full-time plus benefit package. Estimated start date of position: July 9, 2012. For a complete job description, visit www.camphighhopes.com. Email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Camp High Hopes – Human Resources Dept., 5804 Correctionville Road, Sioux City, IA 51106 or fax to 712-224-2269.
HTR PROGRAM ASSISTANT – NEW JERSEY
Easter Seals New Jersey Camping & Recreation provides travel services to adults with developmental disabilities and currently seeks a dynamic and energetic individual to work with our summer Hotel and Travel Respite Program as a HTR Prgm Asst. Our travel program consists of 6-day and 12-day programs running from June through August. Traveling by bus and support van, we will visit destinations in the Northeast including: New England; Catskill Mountains; Nashville/Memphis; and the Jersey Shore. Responsibilities include: driving support van, supervision of adult campers, and assisting campers with personal care/ADLs as needed. Ideal candidate will have: experience working with adults with disabilities, and strong work ethic. Candidates must have: clean driving record and meet pre-employment eligibility. Summer stipend is dependent on experience, and includes: paid training, housing, and meals. Summer program runs June 2-August 17, 2011. Contact Jonathan Mauk at 908-852-3896 x224. (ACA Accredited)
OUTDOOR/ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR – TEXAS
The Discovery Program is seeking an outdoor and environmental education instructor for the school year 2012-2013. Duties include teaching and leading groups of youth from public and private schools in activities and classes in the forest, ponds and ecological areas. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in a science related field and experience working with youth. All training is paid; benefits include a $250 salary, room and board and health insurance. Interested applicants should email a resume to email@example.com. Position begins August 20, 2012 and completes May 31, 2013. Interviews close as of August 2, 2012.
YOUTH ACTIVITIES COUNSELORS (BI-LINGUAL SPANISH) – SHIPBOARD – INTERNATIONAL
DISNEY CRUISE LINE is currently recruiting for fluent bi-lingual Spanish speaking Youth Activities Counselors. OVERVIEW: Interact/supervise all children participating in Youth Activities programs (ages 3-17 yrs.) by providing a safe environment for children to enjoy themselves. Assist in the set-up for all facilitated activities and execute clean-up duties upon completion of program. Assist with cleaning/sanitizing of spaces and objects. Provide registration/check-in/check-out services for Guests in children’s spaces on the ship and Castaway Cay. Prep food trays for children during meal/snack times. EXP: Min. 2 yrs. recent exp. in a high volume, fast paced recreational/camp environment with children. Strong oral, written communication and organizational skills. Ability to command the attention of large groups of children. Schooling in recreation, education, or related field of study is preferred. APPLY: Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with Subject: DCLYAC120420-ACA-Your Last Name.
MISSION OUTDOORS DIRECTOR – CALIFORNIA
The Sierra Club is seeking a director for our Mission Outdoors program. This nationwide initiative connects people with nature and with one another, increasing their commitment to conservation and cultivating community leadership. We are looking for someone who can expand the program’s reach with forward-thinking initiatives that engage youth and diverse constituencies—communities of color, military families and veterans, and underserved populations. The ideal candidate will have a related degree and/or over 5 years’ experience in outdoor education, conservation, or a closely related field. Demonstrated success with program development, staff management, and fundraising is essential. Previous experience working collaboratively with communities of color, advocates for youth, military families/veterans and/or underserved populations is also important. To apply and for full job details, please visit: https://sj.tbe.taleo.net/SJ5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SIERRACLUB&cws=1&rid=159.
WEST COAST ASSOCIATE CAMP DIRECTOR – CALIFORNIA
Girls Leadership Institute is seeking a West Coast Associate Camp Director who will oversee the launch of an additional camp site in California. The Camp Director oversees operations, personnel management and client relationships for the West Coast Summer Camp year round. For complete details regarding this position, please visit www.girlsleadershipinstitute.org/about-gli/working-gli/west-coast-associate-summer-camp-director. The Girls Leadership Institute summer program is a residential camp for middle and high school girls. GLI teaches the practices of emotional intelligence, assertive self-expression, and healthy relationships to give girls the skills and confidence to live as leaders. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 professional references, and 2 reference letters to in Word or PDF format to Simone Marean, Executive Director: email@example.com. The subject line of the email should include your full name and “Camp Director Application.”
CAMP PROGRAM DIRECTOR – CALIFORNIA
Great opportunity for the Camp Program Director in you! Summer staff, week-long volunteer groups, summer and year-round camping programs in Southern California. 2 camps and 100+ opportunities for the right director. The Camp Program Director is responsible for mountain resident Camp E.L.K. and Coulter Pines program development for summer and year-round usage. Provide direct leadership to volunteer staff teams and summer program staff. Camp E.L.K. and Camp Coulter Pines are owned and operated out of the San Gabriel Valley YMCA. Both camps are located in Wrightwood in Southern California. Submit resumes to Director of Camping Services, Marc Marroquin at firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
* DIRECTOR, ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER – ILLINOIS
SIU Carbondale invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of the Touch of Nature Environmental Center (http://ton.siu.edu/), the chief administrative officer who reports to the Associate Provost for Academic Administration. Full position announcement: http://affact.siuc.edu/ap.html. The position is available July 1, 2012. The deadline for applications is May 31, 2012, or until filled. Send nominations, inquiries, and applications to: Search Committee for Director, TONEC, Office of the Associate Provost for Academic Administration, Attn: Ms. Emily Williams, Anthony Hall 310 – Mail Code 4311, SIU Carbondale, 1265 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901, Email: email@example.com. SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.
* CAMP PROGRAM DIRECTOR – IOWA
Camp High Hopes, a brand new, 90-acre year-round special needs camp for youth and adults located within the city of Sioux City Iowa, is seeking a full-time, year-round Camp Program Director who is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (C.T.R.S.) that will manage, plan and deliver program activities and the direct care of campers and the development and management of the human resources needed to support the program and direct care model. This is a year-round position. Weekday, weekend, evening, and overnight work is to be expected. This position will be required to live onsite, thus family/single housing is included. Salary: $35,000 annually exempt full-time plus benefit package. Estimated start date of position: July 1, 2012. For a complete job description, visit www.camphighhopes.com. Email resumes with cover letters to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Camp High Hopes – Human Resources Dept., 5804 Correctionville Road, Sioux City, IA 51106 or fax to 712-224-2269.
DIRECTOR OF RETREAT AND CAMPING MINISTRY – MINNESOTA
The Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church seeks applications for Director of Retreat and Camping Ministry. This is a full time, exempt position with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2012. The full job description is found at https://minnesotaumc.org/news/classifieds/camping-and-retreats-director-sought/. The Minnesota Annual Conference has had a strong history with its Camp and Retreat Ministry and is now in a time of significant transition. See the description of our current ministry and strategic process for the future at https://minnesotaumc.org/get-involved/camping-retreats/. To apply: send a letter of interest along with a resume and salary requirements to: Rev. Cindy Gregorson, Director of Ministries, 122 W Franklin Ave, #400, Minneapolis, MN 55404. email@example.com. 612.230.6143. Applications will be received until June 1, 2012.
CAMP ADVANCEMENT MANAGER – NEW HAMPSHIRE
Fleur de Lis Camp seeks a self-motivated and goal oriented professional to lead a new one-week residential program for deserving girls including fund development, recruitment of campers & alumnae volunteers, and program development. Requires significant community development and ability to implement the future vision; position is also a seasonal camp administrator/leader during the summer and assists as needed with core business strategies like recruitment, retention, fund development. Minimum age of 25 with 3-5 years administrative experience, strong management and communication skills; ability to travel New England and be on-site June-August. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a job description and to submit a resume. Position is part-time, to begin Oct/Nov 2012 with possible summer 2012 seasonal administrative role. Fleur de Lis Camp is a non-profit, all girls, traditional summer camp located in Fitzwilliam, NH: www.fleurdeliscamp.org. (ACA Accredited)
* SITE DIRECTOR, CAMP AND RETREAT CENTER – NORTH DAKOTA
The Dakotas Conference of The United Methodist Church seeks an individual with strong relational, communication and administrative skills to live on site as director at Wesley Acres Camp and Retreat Center, north of Valley City, ND. Duties include daily operations, fiduciary management, programming and staffing of the facility within the basic policies, master plan and budget established by the Camping and Retreat Ministries Board. Hospitality and growing the ministry are priorities. Full time position is available after July 1 with flexible start date. Consideration will also be given to couples with gifts for other responsibilities of the camping ministry. Salary dependent on experience. Complete job description and qualifications available at www.dakcamps.org. Send letter of application, resume, contact info for 2 personal and 2 professional references and proposed plans to grow the ministry to Becky Holten, Box 460, Mitchell, SD 57301 or email@example.com.
FAMILY CENTER COORDINATOR – SOUTH CAROLINA
CLEMSON UNIVERSITY. Coordinator for New Horizons. Location: Summerton, SC. This position oversees and coordinates the day-to-day schedule, food service, hospitality and maintenance functions of the programs and facilities for the New Horizons program as a residential instructor at Camp Bob Cooper. NHFC is a residential home for teen mothers who are currently in the custody of the Department of Social Services, together with their child. The mission of New Horizons is to help teen mothers become self-confident and effective mothers through hands-on educational experiences in a positive home environment. This position reports to the Assistant Director of the NHFC. http://www.clemson.edu/yli/newhorizons. Qualifications: Be at least 21 years of age with a BA or BS degree (preferred), experience in youth care, social work and/or counseling preferred. Salary: $275-$325 per week plus room, board, and insurance. If interested, please send your resume to Sara Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CAMP – TEXAS
CAMP ALL SAINTS — LAKE TEXOMA Episcopal Diocese of Dallas, Texas. An opportunity for leadership of a six-year old growing lakefront camp. Primarily a youth facility producing programs for the diocese and more than fifty public and private schools. Annual budget $1.0 million with more than 12,000 camper days. Requires camp administration experience and the ability to recruit, train and lead both program and operations staff. This is a residential position with benefits and comfortable housing for a family. Compensation will be based on credentials, experience and proven results. Full position offer available on request. Applicants please send a letter of application, resume’ and at least three references to: Dr. Charles Wallace c/o Ms. Virginia Wilder, Administrative Assistant, The Office of Bishop Paul Lambert, email@example.com, The Episcopal Diocese of Dallas, 1630 N Garrett Avenue, Dallas, TX 75206. First response to applicants, June 1, 2012. 2013
SUMMER CAMP MANAGER – WASHINGTON
Developing the educational curriculum for our 2013 Summer Camp, including overall program design and course offerings for youth ages 7 to 17 years of age. Collaborating with our Executive Director, you will support all aspects of marketing the 2013 Summer Camp throughout OR, WA, ID, MT, & AK. Developing detailed staffing plans that exceed the needs of the Summer Camp and lead us to the development of our 2013 Summer Camp initiatives. Recruiting day volunteers, counselors, counselors in training, medical professionals (nurses, life guards, etc.), and support staff. Training Summer Camp counselors and staff regarding expected outcomes concerning personnel practices, safety procedures, and daily camp operations. Managing all steps of the recruitment and camp enrollment process, including communication with families, travel arrangements, and processing of confidential camper information. Coordinating all financial aspects of the 2013 Summer Camp with our Executive Director. www.nwburn.org.
PROGRAM COORDINATOR – WASHINGTON
Full time Program Coordinator position available at Lazy F Camp and Retreat Center, located in the eastern Cascade Mountains in Washington state. Responsible for developing, managing, and supervising summer camp and year round programs; and coordinating promotional strategies. Must be well organized, interact well with children and youth, & have a heart for Christian ministry. Minimum 21 years old with 2 summers experience in a camp setting & previous experience supervising and training staff. Salary depends on experience, between $22,000 – $25,000 with housing provided. Application is available at www.lazyfcamp.org or call 509-962-2780. Screening for candidates begins May 7, position starts July 28. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and application to firstname.lastname@example.org. We also have a full time Administrative Assistant position beginning late August. If there is a couple interested in applying for both positions, please let us know. (ACA Accredited)
HEALTH & WELLNESS
HEALTH CARE MANAGER – IOWA
Camp High Hopes, a brand new, 90-acre year-round special needs camp for youth and adults located within the city of Sioux City Iowa, is seeking a full-time, year-round Health Care Manager who holds a current Registered Nurse (R.N.) license and will be responsible for overseeing the health of our campers and our employees, as well as our Medical Center and Medical Policies. We are looking for a self-motivated professional with leadership and organizational skills. Experience in caring for both children and adults with chronic illness/injury/physical and developmental disabilities is desired. The Health Care Manager must have general nursing functions, staff training capabilities, knowledge of special diets, infection control principals, physical assessments, standing orders, vital signs, medical terminology/abbreviations, inventory and purchasing capabilities for the Medical Center and the ability to create and maintain the camp’s Healthcare Manual and Treatment Procedures Manual per ACA and state requirements. This is a year-round position. Weekday, weekend, evening, and some overnight work is to be expected. This position will not be required to live onsite, thus housing is not included. Salary: $42,000 annually exempt full-time plus benefit package. Estimated start date of position: July 9, 2012. For a complete job description, visit www.camphighhopes.com. Email resumes with cover letters to email@example.com or mail to Camp High Hopes – Human Resources Dept., 5804 Correctionville Road, Sioux City, IA 51106 or fax to 712-224-2269.
SITE & FACILITIES
* GUEST SERVICES/MAINTENANCE POSITION – COLORADO
Seeking a full-time Maintenance person. The ideal candidate possesses skills in maintenance (electric, plumbing, heavy machinery), is hospitable and ministry focused, and able to work on-call in our mountain setting. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. On-Site housing available. EEOC Employer. To apply, please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-747-2888 for more information. (ACA Accredited)