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February 28, 2021

The following are current year-round job openings in the U.S.
(or seasonal openings longer than just May - August)

Place a job opening on Year-Round Jobs at Camp.

Alphabetical by state under the following categories:

Activity Specialist = 4
Administration = 36
Food Services = 2
Site & Facilities = 2
Jobs in Fall/Winter/Spring = 2
Outside of Camp/Not Camp Related = 4

*New listings = 19
Total listings =
50
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ACTIVITY SPECIALIST

MASTER OF FUN AND GAMES (AKA PROGRAM COORDINATOR) - CALIFORNIA 
WANTED for a part of Camp Augusta’s imagination team, Masters of Fun and Games are responsible for imagining, organizing, and creating interactive stories and games of legendary proportions. Prop wizards, design extraordinaires, and planning masterminds, they are often seen tinkering and scheming in their workshop, and outfitting counselors and campers with costumes and disguises. If not stopped, they will continue to organize camp-wide fun, invent escape rooms, and be an integral member of the Camp Augusta community. The MFG was last seen wearing a wizard’s robes, bursting out of their workshop throwing oatmeal and dodgeballs at anyone in range, and sharing the prophesied arrival of dragons. REWARD; To anyone able to present, alive, a Master of Fun and Games we offer: Fun - 3.5 weeks of staff training focused on child development and communication. Organic and freshly made food provided (with copious amounts of oatmeal reserved for throwing). Our evening programs and interactive experiences are truly top-notch! Website / applications@campaugusta.org / 530-265-3702 | Or add your interest here.

SENIOR CHALLENGE COURSE & PROGRAM COORDINATOR - KENTUCKY 
Do you have an ACCT level II or CCM certification? Are you an experienced challenge course manager, passionate about changing lives thru adventure therapy, experiential education, mindfulness & trauma recovery? Do you love working with a variety of clients including at-risk youth, adult trauma survivors as well as mainstream school, youth, church & corporate groups? Are you passionate about challenge course initiatives as well as getting paid training in canoeing, swimming, equine assisted learning, mindfulness interventions & trauma informed care? THEN JOIN THE TEAM at our spectacular, 900 acre, year-round outdoor center in the Bluegrass (near Lexington KY & close to the Red River Gorge, great paddling & other world-class attraction)! $36K+ salary, generous PTO, great training & paid continuing education, health insurance & up to 5% 403(b) match. View full job description. Email why you are best candidate, resume & contact info for 3 references to tim@lifeadventurecenter.org (ACA Accredited)

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST - SOUTH CAROLINA 
The Youth Development Center (Aiken, SC) is a program through Clemson University’s Youth Learning Institute that works with at-risk youth who have been termed status offenders (truancy, behavior problems, breaking of school policies, etc.) Located on 400-acres, camp features canoeing, camping, low and high ropes courses and many recreation sites. The YDC provides a residential program to a max of 32 girls. Educational goals include behavior modification, improve study skills, create a passion for learning, core subjects (Math, Science, English and Social Studies), recreational training, social skills training, etc. Staff will have flexible work schedules, opportunities for training and experience that add to an instructor’s knowledge. Duties: Supervise youth, plan/lead adventure activities, provide teaching, perform administrative and residential duties, and monitor safety. Qualifications: BA or BS in Outdoor Ed, Social Science, Youth Development or related field. Must have patience, empathy, understanding, flexibility and high energy. Pay: $8-10/hour with housing included. Contact Carlos Gore at cashton@clemson.edu. EOE (ACA Accredited)

* PROGRAM COORDINATOR – WASHINGTON
Camp Korey seeks a full-time year-round Program Coordinator at our beautiful camp in the Pacific Northwest. As part of the SeriousFun Children's Network, we provide year-round camp experiences children living with life-altering medical challenges, and their families, at no cost to them. We have a dedicated and talented staff of 25 and would like you to consider joining us in bringing on the fun! For a complete job description, please check out our website and you may enjoy some of our YouTube videos as well. We value a diverse staff and encourage all qualified applicants to apply! (ACA Accredited)

 

ADMINISTRATION

* ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - ARIZONA 
Description: This is a full-time, exempt position with a budgeted salary of $42,000, and includes full participation in the United Methodist Church medical and pension plans, on-site housing, and four weeks of paid vacation. Join the team at Mingus Mountain Camp & Retreat, located outside of Prescott, AZ. Working effectively with the Executive Director, the Assistant Director balances efforts among responsibilities including hospitality, administration, maintenance, programming, food service, facilities management, public relations, and health and safety, in order to effectively serve the guests, campers, and staff of Mingus Mountain and the Desert Southwest Conference of the United Methodist Church, and those of other groups hosted at the site. Carries out the policies, procedures, and goals identified by the Executive Director; Board of Camping; and the Annual Conference. Assumes the essential duties and responsibilities of day-to-day facility operations, program management, and hospitality under the direction and guidance of the Executive Director. Contact Cat Holbert at cholbert@dscumc.org to receive a complete job description and a brief questionnaire. Further instructions shared upon contact. (ACA Accredited)

* PRESIDENT- PATHWAYS TO LEARNING - ARIZONA 
This position will initially be the President of Pathways to Learning (PTL) and reporting to the CEO. Within a year to eighteen-month period the President will assume the role of CEO. As knowledge is gained and milestones are obtained, they will transition into managing all aspects PTL including two residential camps, mobile learning labs and other applied learning platforms. PTL is an organization that provides programs and curriculum on various learning platforms to youth and families. Two are uniquely branded residential camp properties. One of these legacy properties is Chauncey Ranch (CR). The camp/ranch is in Mayer Arizona on 5,000 acres at the base of the Bradshaw Mountains and the other property is Camp Tontozona (CT) owed by ASU. It is in Payson Arizona surrounded by Tonto National forest next to Tonto Creek. The other learning platforms bring our curriculum directly to schools and organizations i.e., Mobile STEM Discovery Lab, Applied Learning Tools-STEAM in a Backpack and Ag. In a Bag and Virtual Learning. Over the last eight years these organizations have served over 65,000 youth and families. Please send resume and cover letter to Jobs@tontocreekcamp.org.

* PROGRAM COORDINATOR/CAMP HOST - ARIZONA 
Program Coordinator/Camp Host coordinates programs and guest services at Tonto Creek Camp dba Camp Tontozona. This position’s main objective is to keep the camp focused on the mission of Camp Tontozona (i.e., programming, group communication, and overall program staff culture). Also, they have a lead role in all aspects of the successful operation of programs and camp. In addition, they take a leadership role as an instructor in educational programs and will participate in other management task as needed. Tonto Creek Camp is a nonprofit and part of Pathways to Learning ( PTL) and several other nonprofits affiliates. PTL provides programs to help opportunity (underserved) youth. It is focused on providing educational and development pathways on various learning platforms. Camp Tontozona (CT) owed by Arizona State University. It is in Payson Arizona surrounded by the Tonto National forest next to Tonto Creek. Over the last eight years PTL and its affiliates have served over 65,000 youth and families. One of keystone programs is Outdoor STEM Centered Education (OSCE). During this period 26,000 students, 361 schools and 1,250 teachers have participated. Please send resume and cover letter to Jobs@tontocreekcamp.org.

* MUSIC CAMP DIRECTOR – CALIFORNIA
Cazadero Music Camp is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to bring the love of music and learning to youth. We provide a nurturing, inspirational environment for young musicians ages 10-18. For more than 60 years, Cazadero has offered a dynamic program that strikes a thoughtful balance between in-depth music education and carefree camp fun.  Cazadero serves over 1,400 youth during a typical year through two complementary music programs: our sleep-away Summer Music Camp and our JumpStart in Music weekend programs. As a member of a small year-round staff, the Music Camp Director will report to the Board of Directors and be a thoughtful, creative, and charismatic leader. This position is responsible for developing and implementing music programs, overseeing the safe management of facilities, camp staff and guest conductor development and management, implementing other events onsite (ie. rental groups and volunteer work weekends), and related administrative duties. Find out more and apply.

* PROGRAM DIRECTOR (CLASSIC) - CALIFORNIA
Hey you! Yes, you, reading the ACA Year-Round Newsletter, hoping for an opportunity to apply your deep knowledge of camps to a new and complex challenge. Camp Augusta is seeking a Program Director who will bring their passion for an array of camp programming to focus on the quality and design of our 120+ activities (how do you feel about glass blowing or fire spinning?), our 3.5 week staff training (from nonviolent communication to challenge by choice), and overall community cohesion. With a keen eye for logistical puzzles and a knack for mentoring people, the program director finds innovative ways to collaborate with staff in activity creation, coordinate site-management responsibilities, and oversee weekend programming. During the off-season, the program director is a key team member supporting both hiring staff and registering campers, and they also have opportunities to incrementally improve camp activities. Importantly, what YOU are excited about helps shape the direction of your responsibilities and growth at Camp Augusta! If this calls to you, learn more on our website, and send a resume to applications@campaugusta.org to apply. Adventurer, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship!

PUPPET MASTER (AKA PROGRAM DIRECTOR) - CALIFORNIA 
Is your idea of wonderland being at the center of a logistical whirlwind? Are you an experienced camp staff member and would love to be the one putting all 2000 pieces of camp together? Yes? Fantastic! We’re seeking a jigsaw wizard like you! As the Puppet Master, you are the organizational epicenter of camp operations. You plan the schedules of staff and campers alike, while still finding time for yourself to facilitate activities and enjoy interacting with campers. You are always seeking to extend the range of possibility and must possess sharp logistical skills, comfort in navigating information on a computer, and willingness to learn about our complex daily operations. You are flexible, compassionate and attentive to detail in your communication with counselors, activity leaders and administration. But the fun doesn’t stop there! You’ll also have the opportunity to stir up some wish, wonder and surprise by teaching clinics, playing all-camp games and more. Put your spreadsheet skills to the test and help us make magic this summer! Website / applications@campaugusta.org / 530-265-3702 | Or add your interest here - we will get in touch super quickly :)

VILLAGE LEADER, A STAR IN OUR SKY (AKA PROGRAM DIRECTOR) - CALIFORNIA 
Hey you! Yep, I see you daydreaming about a job that’s as fulfilling as it is fun. I see you longing for a place that loves children, and beyond that, loves their staff so much that they offer them 3.5 weeks of training deeply informed by the latest research in Non-Violent Communication, developmental psychology and intentional leadership. You’re wanting a role that balances supporting staff, nurturing campers and letting your inner child get wild in an oatmeal fight. You want a place where your skills as a logistical powerhouse and expert balloon animal artist can shine together. You have a life-mission, burning within your heart like a lighthouse on the shore - you seek to uplift and be uplifted by those around you. You’re confident, responsible, effective and passionate - you’re quirky, thoughtful, self-assured and playful. You’re another star in the constellation of Augusta, and we’ve been searching for you. Pick up the phone, call us up, we’ll have a laugh...and together we will discover if we fit each other like Silverstein’s missing piece. Website | applications@campaugusta.org | 530-265-3702 | Or add your interest here - we’ll get in touch quickly :)

CAMP DIRECTOR - GEORGIA
Camp Timber Ridge - Mableton, GA - The Camp Director at Camp Timber Ridge must have a passion for the outdoors and the ability to inspire and lead our youth development focused aquatic and equestrian programs. The ideal candidate will take a visionary approach to opportunities and be able to convey a clear understanding of the organization’s mission. The Camp Director is a role model for girls and should be actively involved in the camp program. The Camp Director leads a team that provides outstanding year-round outdoor program and exceptional customer service while building relationships within the community. This position manages the physical facility at camp to ensure safety, cleanliness and financial stability. For more details and to apply, please click here. (ACA Accredited)

* CAMP COORDINATOR - IDAHO
Located outside of Cascade, Idaho, Y Camp at Horsethief has 410 acres of rugged wilderness at the south end of Horsethief Reservoir. Approximately 400 yards of spectacular waterfront along the two mile long reservoir provides us with room for swimming, canoeing, paddle boarding, fishing and more. We operate a high ropes course and climbing tower as our high adventure activities on camp property. Our facilities can accommodate groups from 15-600 participants for retreats, conferences, weddings, and outdoor education during shoulder seasons. The Camp Coordinator will provide leadership through planning, organizing, supervising, and facilitating participants, other staff, and volunteers in a variety of outdoor programs and our campground. This is a year-round position, with housing provided during program delivery (March-October). View the full announcement and apply or email jobs@ymcatvidaho.org. Applications will be accepted through March 10.

BUSINESS MANAGER - ILLINOIS
Each and every summer, the magic happens for over 1,200 campers. Camp Chi’s 600 acres in the Wisconsin Dells become a place where the shy walk away from their shadows. The cool learn to be warm. The uncertain seize adventure. And strangers become lifelong friends. The Business Manager is responsible for efficiently facilitating all administrative and business operations related to the Resident Camp department (Camp Chi and Perlstein Retreat Center). The Manager is responsible for providing oversight, coordination and “best practice” systems and, as a key liaison with the agency staff, customers, and the community, providing the very highest level of customer service. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, Marketing or Management or related; 5+ year’s previous business administration experience including process & procedure development and implementation; demonstrated success managing business operations (bookkeeping, budgets and business process & procedure); experience working in a highly customer-focused environment required; experience in a camping environment highly preferred. Learn more & apply. (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM COORDINATOR - IOWA
Wesley Woods Camp is looking for an organized, enthusiastic and motivated team member to be our full-time Program Coordinator. Wesley Woods has been providing growth experiences to develop Christian leaders for 65 years and serves over 4,000 campers/guests in a typical year. Wesley Woods offers a 10 week summer camp program which includes 4 weeks serving adults with disabilities. The Program Coordinator is responsible to the Site Director and responsible for developing, implementing and supervising the camping program and coordinating promotional strategies for the camping program. Ideal candidate will have a strong Christian faith, camp leadership experience, great communication skills and First Aid/CPR/AED certification. Lifeguard certification and challenge course certification/experience preferred. Salary, onsite housing and utilities, health/pension/retirement benefits provided. Please send cover letter & resume to Chip at director@wesleywoodsiowa.org. Deadline is March 5, 2021. (ACA Accredited)

* CAMP DIRECTOR – KENTUCKY
The University of Kentucky is looking for a Camp Director for its North Central 4-H Camp (one of four 4-H camps in the state). The camp is located in the city of Carlisle, just 50 minutes north of Lexington and 1.5 hours southeast of Cincinnati. The major job responsibilities of the Camp Director will be Program Management and Customer Service, direct and indirect Supervision of 4 full-time and 25 seasonal employees, Operations and Facilities Management, Program Development and Marketing, and Financial Management. We seek candidates who have experience and competencies in camp operations, positive youth development, customer service, strong leadership skills, an innovative mind, a collaborative attitude, and exceptional work ethic.  This position comes with a generous University of Kentucky employee benefits package, access to a state vehicle for work travel, a salary range of $44,762-$73,861/year dependent on education and work experience, on-site housing, and professional development opportunities through local and national conference attendance. Please submit your online application, resume, and cover letter. The deadline to apply is March 23, 2021.  (ACA Accredited)

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - MARYLAND 
The West River Center is a 220-bed United Methodist camp and retreat center south of Annapolis, MD. We operate day and residential summer camps and host a wide variety of retreat groups throughout the rest of the year. The Assistant Director position is focused primarily on the creation, development, and execution of programming for both summer campers and retreat groups. The ideal person for this position must be equally adept at planning all aspects of the program experience and firsthand facilitation of adventure activities, training and managing paid and volunteer leaders, and mediating conflict resolution. For a full job description email director@westrivercenter.org. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to director@westrivercenter.org by Monday, March 1, 2021. Baltimore-Washington Conference of the UMC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR - MICHIGAN
The American Youth Foundation - Miniwanca is seeking a year-round 12-month position which, along with the Directors of Boys and Girls camps, is responsible for the planning, preparing and delivering of inclusive, residential youth development programs, year-round, at Miniwanca, with a focus on the summer camp and fall programs and helps to ensure that all state, American Camping Association, and AYF policies are followed. In the fall and spring seasons, the PC is the primary manager of our ideal client relationships, interfacing with program participants and parents from the camp community, as well as marketing and recruitment for the summer program and fall events. A detailed position posting and an application link can be found on our website. (ACA Accredited)

YEAR-ROUND OPERATIONS DIRECTOR - MINNESOTA
Camp Lincoln for Boys seeks a Year-Round Operations Director. Camp Lincoln, located in North-Central Minnesota, has served as the summer home for more than 35,000 youth and adults in its 111 years of operation. The Operations Director’s role is two-fold; To successfully recruit, hire, and onboard our seasonal operations staff (food, health, office, etc.) and to organize, implement, supervise, and evaluate all of the camp’s operational divisions including all calendar coordination, camp office, camp purchasing, menu-planning, and the overall camp life of our operations staff. Candidates should possess a strong desire to positively impact the lives of youth and adults, a willingness to think outside of the box, a solid work ethic, strong communication and organizational skills, a passion for working with others, and a commitment to learning daily. This position requires a bachelor’s degree, at least two years of residential summer camp experience in some administrative/supervisory role and basic computer skills. Specific Camp Lincoln Experience is a plus but is not required. Interested candidates with questions about the position should contact André at 952 922 2545 and submit a cover letter and resume to andre@camplincoln.com. (ACA Accredited)

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAM DIRECTOR - MINNESOTA
Camp Lincoln for Boys seeks a Year-Round Program Director. Camp Lincoln is located in North-Central Minnesota and has served as the summer home for more than 35,000 youth and adults in its 111 years of operation. The Program Director’s role is two-fold; To successfully recruit, hire, and onboard our seasonal cabin and activity staff and to organize, implement, supervise, and evaluate all of the programming that occurs daily at Camp Lincoln including all calendar coordination, daily activities, evening program, special days/events, and the Lincoln Trips Program. The best candidate would possess a strong desire to positively impact the lives of youth and adults, a willingness to think outside of the box, a solid work ethic, strong communication and organizational skills, a passion for working with others, and a commitment to learning daily. Similarly, this position requires a bachelor’s degree, at least two years of residential summer camp experience in some administrative/supervisory role and basic computer skills. Specific Camp Lincoln Experience is a plus but is not required. Interested candidates with questions about the position should contact André at 952 922 2545 and submit a cover letter and resume to andre@camplincoln.com. (ACA Accredited)

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS & ADMINISTRATION - NEW HAMPSHIRE/MASSACHUSETTS 
Seeking a detail-oriented camp professional who loves building relationships, for an overnight camp with a unique 1:1 staff to camper ratio. Camp Starfish serves youth with emotional, social, behavioral, & learning challenges. Qualifications include a passion for working with people- parents and guardians, staff, campers, agencies, vendors, and town officials- and the ability to supervise seasonal staff assistants. The DOA serves as key point of contact for families, with compassion, timeliness, and attention to detail. Resourcefulness, grit, and a sense of humor are mission critical. Fluency with/willingness to learn CampMinder and QuickBooks required for camper enrollment, financial aid, rentals, and fundraising support. This position reports to the Executive Director and collaborates with a dynamic four-person director team. Location: mid-May-August at camp office in Rindge, and Sept.-May at offices in Stow, MA (option for partially remote off season). Candidates considered on rolling basis for March 15th start. Full time competitive salary, generous vacation and benefits. Please send resume & brief cover letter about why you're the right person for this role to: Sophie Wadsworth, Exec. Director, sophie@campstarfish.org / website.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR - NEW HAMPSHIRE
The American Youth Foundation - Merrowvista is seeking a year-round 12-month position which, along with the Director of Camp Programs is responsible for the planning, preparing and delivering of inclusive, residential youth development programs, year-round, at Merrowvista, with a focus on the summer camp and fall programs and helps to ensure that all state, American Camping Association, and AYF policies are followed. In the fall and spring seasons, the PC is the primary manager of our ideal client relationships, interfacing with program participants and parents from the camp community, as well as marketing and recruitment for the summer program. A detailed position posting and an application link can be found on our website. (ACA Accredited)

YEAR-ROUND DIRECTOR - NEW HAMPSHIRE
Camp Starfish is seeking an experienced, team-minded professional to join our year-round leadership team. We serve youth with emotional, social, behavioral, and learning challenges, providing a fun traditional summer camp with a 1:1 staff to camper ratio. This dynamic new director role supports and collaborates with the camp director in camp management; provides intensive camper behavioral support; assists with camper recruitment and staff training; and helps create, nurture and grow a caring and fun camp culture. Off season responsibilities include leading camper respite weekends and group rentals, and developing new program evaluation materials. Qualifications include team-oriented leadership and proven ability to work with behavioral escalations of campers including physical interventions, while mentoring and supporting a diverse (and amazing!) staff. Experience serving children and/or teens with emotional and behavioral challenges is required. Candidates must be willing to live on-site in Rindge May-August and for occasional off season weekend work. Full-time, competitive salary and benefits, with possible option for year round housing. To apply please send cover letter and resume to: sophie@campstarfish.org

* CAMP PROGRAM DIRECTOR - NEW JERSEY
YMCA Camp Mason in Hardwick, NJ is searching for its next Camp Program Director. The Camp Program Director will provide leadership within the summer camp program, develop new programs, and supervise staff. During the spring and fall they will organize and design weekend programming for families and groups. Program offerings at Camp Mason include aquatics, archery, horseback riding, adventure trips, climbing, and more. A Bachelor’s degree, proven leadership skills with previous camp/conference/outdoor education experience in a YMCA or other similar setting, CPR/First Aid, and a valid driver's license are required. Lifeguard and ACCT certifications preferred. This position includes a YMCA benefits package, on site housing, and a salary range of 37,000-42,000 per year depending on experience. For more information about YMCA Camp Mason, please visit our website. To apply or for questions about the position please contact michelle@campmason.org. (ACA Accredited)

CHALLENGE COURSE PROGRAM COORDINATOR - NEW JERSEY
Seeking an enthusiastic individual to oversee our challenge course operations for groups, retreats, and summer camp. We operate three courses on site which include high/low ropes, a swamp course, and more! Responsibilities include hosting groups, managing staff, coordinating trainings and in-services for staff, conducting routine course inspections, coordinating repairs, inspections, and builds with vendors, helping to continually grow and develop the course, developing curriculum, delivering top-notch customer service, positively impacting lives, and so much more! We are looking for someone who: 1. heads towards a problem to resolve it; 2. believes that everyone has something good to offer, 3. seizes joy routinely; 4. ventures beyond what they can see; 5. gets back up again, and helps others to do the same; and6.seeks to understand rather than judge. If this is you – and you enjoy heights – apply by emailing your resume and cover letter to employment@ycamp.org by March 31. First aid, CPR, and ACCT Level 2 certified preferred – but we’ll provide the training if you don’t have it, so long as you’re willing and have at least 200 hours of documented experience facilitating challenge course programming. (ACA Accredited)

* DAY CAMP DIRECTOR & WATERSHED EDUCATOR - NEW JERSEY
Day Camp Director & Watershed Educator - Full Time Position (40hrs./wk) - Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000. Position begins in Spring 2021. The Day Camp Director is responsible for all aspects of running a licensed day camp. This includes hiring, training, and supervising a seasonal staff of 20. The Camp Director ensures that camp operation is in compliance with all applicable NJ Youth Camp Safety Standards, and any other safety standards regarding COVID-19. In addition to running the summer camp, the Director assists in the development and teaching of programs for schools and the general public during the school year. Specific Responsibilities: Supervises and develop camp programming. Keeps detailed, organized records of all aspects of camp, including budget. Assists Education Manager with camp database management. Handles camper behavior issues as needed and communicates with camp parents. Remains on site during overnight programs, once per week during an 8-week season. To view job posting and qualifications, visit our website. To Apply: Submit your resume, cover letter and 2 letters of recommendation to The Watershed Institute at jobs@thewatershed.org. Include reference job code NCD 4150 in your email.

* OFFICE MANAGER - NEW JERSEY
Join our team! Premier Children’s Summer Camp in Central New Jersey, is searching for a vibrant, experienced individual, with stellar organizational skills and follow-through, to serve as the trusted point of contact for all of our families, staff, and vendors. This individual successfully manages and implements all administrative functions, while advancing the camp’s philosophy and culture by listening to and appropriately responding to the needs of our customers. MS Office and Database experience required. Full-time, year-round position, competitive salary and Health and Pension plan. Summer Camp Experience a plus… Working with CAMPMINDER a plus…Located on-site in Central New Jersey. Send resume to: njcampcareer@gmail.com (ACA Accredited)

OUTDOOR CENTER DIRECTOR - NEW JERSEY
Seeking a detail-oriented, outgoing individual to oversee our year-round camp and family programs. We serve over 10,000 folks annually through our non-summer programs ranging from school trips to corporate retreats & family weekends. Responsibilities include ~$1M in budget oversight, booking/hosting groups, hiring/managing staff, coordinating trainings for staff, challenge course oversight in time, providing input on developing a capital budget, continually growing and developing program curriculum & enrollment, delivering top-notch customer service, positively impacting lives, and so much more! We are looking for someone who: 1. heads towards a problem to resolve it; 2. believes that everyone has something good to offer, 3. seizes joy routinely; 4. ventures beyond what they can see; 5. gets back up again, and helps others to do the same; 6. seeks to understand rather than judge. If this is you, apply by emailing your resume and cover letter to employment@ycamp.org by March 31. First aid, CPR, and ACCT Level 2 certified preferred – but we’ll provide the training if you don’t have it. Compensation: $40k salary, association-contributed retirement and health insurance, free childcare and other YMCA-offered programs, and more! (ACA Accredited)

* PROGRAM DIRECTOR - OHIO
Akron Rotary Camp for Children with Special Needs is seeking a full-time program director to coordinate year-round and summer camp programs. Akron Rotary Camp is a grassroots non-profit social service agency that provides support, recreation, and respite for individuals with disabilities and their families. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, self-motivated individual who has the desire to work in a camper-centered environment. This position will have the unique opportunity to work alongside the current program director this summer and co-director our summer programs. Primary responsibilities this summer will include leadership of the Bud Rodgers Adventure Park and train and supervise program staff while orientating yourself to the camp culture, policies, and camper population. Must be willing to live on site. Akron Rotary Camp is located on the scenic Portage Lakes near Akron, OH. Rotary Camp has been operated by the Akron Area YMCA since 1995. Generous benefits package, including YMCA Retirement, vacation, and comprehensive health benefits. Salary range: $30,000-33,000. For full job description or to apply online, visit our website. Questions – contact Dan Reynolds, District Executive Director at danr@akronymca.org. (ACA Accredited)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - OREGON
The Opportunity: Westwind is at a historical inflection point and seeks an Executive Leader who wants to participate fully in honoring its 75 years of tradition, while shaping a vision for its future by developing robust year-round educational programming, and the development of facilities and staff to serve both. The Position: Our Executive Director will be joining an active volunteer board, 8-10 year-round staff, over 50 seasonal/on-call staff and hundreds of volunteers in providing stewardship of Westwind resources and engagement with camp attendees and program participants. Westwind has administrative offices in Portland, Oregon and our camp is located near Lincoln City on the Oregon Coast. The ED oversees all Westwind operations, programs, staff and volunteer activities in a coordinated effort to carry out Westwind’s mission. The ED reports to the Westwind Board of Directors, with a primary reporting function to the Board Chair. Application: To review the full job description, application requirements and screening questions, please visit the application portal. Application Deadline: March 5, 2021 (ACA Accredited)

PROGRAM SAFETY DIRECTOR - PENNSYLVANIA
YMCA Camp Kon-O-Kwee/Spencer is looking for a Program Safety Director with experience setting high standards of safety, facilitation, development and implementation for outdoor education, adventure, challenge courses and other programs. Under the supervision of the Associate Executive Director, the PSD is charged with the leadership and safe operation of all specialized programming, including high and low ropes courses, obstacle courses, adventure trips, playgrounds, aquatics, target sports and other program areas. The Program Safety Director is accountable for the day-to-day facilitation, staffing, safety and operations of all YMCA programs and equipment. The position will be charged with hiring, supervising and providing training (in conjunction with 3rd party providers) for staff that complies with all state, federal and industry practices including PA Amusement Park Ride legislation, ACCT, USA Archery and industry standards. Salary $35,568-$40,000/year (Includes Housing) Send resume to: koksresumes@ymcapgh.org Deadline: Feb. 22 (ACA Accredited)

DIRECTOR OF AUXILIARY PROGRAMS - RHODE ISLAND
Located on an 80 acre campus in Barrington, RI, St. Andrew's School is a coed independent day and boarding school for students in grades 6-12. For more than 120 years, the school's close-knit community of students has combined to create an individualized approach to learning and development that sets the school apart. St. Andrew's currently seeks a new Director of Auxiliary Programs with the primary goal of growing and enhancing their summer and auxiliary programming on campus. The school currently offers a variety of summer camps including programs in the arts, science, adventure, sports, and a day camp. Reporting to the Head of School, the Director of Auxiliary Programs will be responsible for strategic planning, operations, market development, program design, promotion, budgeting, and evaluation of all St. Andrew's Auxiliary Programs including summer camps, strategic partnerships, and the rental of school facilities. Competitive salary and generous benefits package commensurate with experience. More information and to apply.

CAMP DIRECTOR - TENNESSEE
Leadership Academy seeks a year-round Day Camp Director. The Camp Director will play a central role in all aspects of camp, including business operations, parent communication, camper registration & marketing, staff recruitment, training, & supervision, program planning and more. Successful candidates will be personable, hard working, self-starting, organized, and have strong relationship & communication skills. The director must be a team player that is ready to jump in wherever needed to deliver excellent programs. This year-round position is mostly remote work, September-April (15-35 hours/week) and must be on site in Nashville, TN for twelve weeks, May 24-August 13. Hourly wage is $16-21/hour depending on qualifications, with overtime pay at time and a half. A desire to build a career in summer camp is preferred. At Leadership Academy, we believe that outdoor play and exploration increases creativity, confidence, social intelligence and grit. We operate five unique summer camps that grow a love and affinity for the outdoors and increase life-long recreation skills. Learn more, NashvilleDayCamps.com. To apply, send resume & cover letter to Laura Twigs Johnson, Laura@leadershipacademyllc.com (ACA Accredited)

BOYS CAMP DIRECTOR - TEXAS
Camp Balcones Springs, a Christian co-ed residential summer camp, is searching for a Boys Camp Director. The Boys Camp Director is in charge of interviewing, recruiting, and hiring staff in the off-season, as well as planning and executing various camp retreats and family weekends. This role involves traveling staff and camper recruiting purposes, conducting interviews, ensuring a qualified staff is hired well in advance of the summer, and additional duties as assigned. In this role, the Boys Camp Director manages all of Boys Camp throughout the summer, including all camper and staff issues like homesickness, bullying, staff conflicts, and disciplinary action. The Boys Camp Director works closely with the Leadership team to plan, execute, and lead all special events and programs. The Boys Camp Director will mentor and supervise Leadership members throughout the summer. The ideal candidate should be a team player, organized, and relationship focused. All interested parties should send their resume, cover letter, and any additional materials to Helen Duncum at helen@campiscool.com, subject line: Boys Camp Director Position. (ACA Accredited)

* CAMP ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR – WASHINGTON
Camp Korey is seeking a Full-time Year-round Camp Admissions Coordinator. We are a non-profit organization providing camp experiences to children and families living with life-altering medical conditions in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. As part of the SeriousFun Children's Network founded by Paul Newman, there is never a charge to the families for participating. Please see our website for complete job description. We are welcoming and inclusive of all qualified applicants. (ACA Accredited)

* PROGRAM DIRECTOR - WASHINGTON 
Camp Beausite Northwest, a camp for people with special needs, is hiring for a year round full time program director. This position is responsible for the planning and facilitation of our camp and respite programs as well as the support of guests during the rental and retreat center season. The Program Director will be involved in all aspects of the organization as a member of a small full-time team. We have made the difficult decision to cancel our summer programs for 2021, but are excited to bring our new PD on this spring to support camp in a box and virtual programming, while working on summer 2022. This position is required to live on site year round. Applications submitted by March 7th given priority. For a full job description and details of the position please see the posting on our website. Full Time, housing included. $25,000-$30,000 Benefits: $400 monthly healthcare stipend, phone stipend, 16 paid holidays, 20 days PTO. To apply please e-mail rbaker@campbeausitenw.org a Resume, Cover Letter, and 3 professional References.

YOUTH+RECREATION PROGRAMS DIRECTOR - WASHINGTON 
JOIN US! The Youth+Recreation Programs Director is responsible for the oversight and implementation of Youth and Recreation Programs, which includes (but is not limited to) summer and year-round day camp, Kidstown/Kids City (before- and after-school program), Enrichment Classes (preschool-5th grade), and new initiatives to engage pre-K through 8th-grade kids and their families. Supervision of the Youth and Recreation staff, including (but not limited to) the J Camp+Youth Programs Manager, and all Youth and Recreation staff (instructors, trainers, counselors, coaches/umpires/referees, etc.) For more info, visit our website. Please email cover letter and resume to annaf@sjcc.org,(subject line: Youth+Recreation Programs Director Search and Last Name).

* ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CAMP OPERATIONS - WISCONSIN
The Kellogg PEAK Initiative seeks a passionate, motivated, organized person to join our full time, year round team to oversee camp operations at our residential Lake Valley Camp. PEAK is dedicated to bringing out the limitless potential in young leaders through extraordinary experiences and nurturing relationships, and we believe that with the right supports and access to quality programs and experiences, all young people can achieve at the highest level imaginable. Our ideal candidate will have experience in camp operations including management of: health/safety, emergency procedures/crisis situations, food service/kitchens, facilities/maintenance, inventory/budget, staff training, staff supervision, and camp leadership. This position resides at camp in Boscobel, WI from May-Aug.; must be comfortable working in an office setting in the “off-season”, situated in an urban setting in Milwaukee, WI. Highly competitive salary that starts at $48K/year, commensurate with experience. Generous PTO and compensatory time; Comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance package; Employer contribution to org. sponsored retirement fund. For more details, visit our website or email esmallwood@peakinitiative.org. (ACA Accredited)

* GROUPS AND RETREATS DIRECTOR – WISCONSIN
Looking to break into the camping world? Edwards YMCA Camp in East Troy Wisconsin is looking for a customer-centered, creative, and responsible Groups and Retreats Director that has summer camp supervisory responsibilities. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to start their camping career. The Groups and Retreats Director is responsible for proactively marketing to and facilitating weekend groups such as Y-Guides/Princesses, men’s and/or women’s weekend retreats, church groups, and other contracted weekend groups. They will also oversee two of our Family Camps, as well as summer camp supervision and program development. The prospective team member must possess managerial skills in employee relations, fiscal management, oral and written communication, time management, and some marketing. Benefits include Medical/Dental/Vision, company-paid life and disability insurances, on-site housing, most meals, and commensurate salary offered. Retirement funded at 8% after two years within the YMCA organization. College degree in a related field is preferred, but not required. Please send resume or further questions to jheimos@campedwards.org. (ACA Accredited)

CAMP AND SCHOOL AGE DIRECTOR - WISCONSIN
Primary responsibility is to make a difference in the lives of children & families through summer camps and school age child care programs. Responsibilities include delivering high quality Summer Resident and Day Camp Programs as well as School Age Child Care (SACC) Programs at the YMCA and six school sites during the school year. This also includes planning, developing, evaluating, modifying, expanding, hiring, and supervising all associated programs and staff. Must have a bachelor’s degree in education, child development, recreation, camp management, environmental education, or related field. Technical knowledge of Camp Director and Group Child Care State Licensing Rules required. CPR w/AED and First Aid is a position prerequisite. Minimum age is 21. Salary/exempt/year-round/40 hours per week. Full benefit package: life/medical/dental/disability insurance, retirement contribution, flexible benefits spending account, paid-time-off, Y membership, program discounts, & on-site reduced rate child care. Employment Application is required, along with a cover letter, resume and copy of transcripts. Go to our website to apply. Contact Mandy Reeves, Human Resources Director, at mreeves@spymca.org or 715-952-9362

FOOD SERVICES

CHEF MANAGER - NEW HAMPSHIRE
The Barbara C Harris Camp and Conference Center is seeking a hospitality driven Chef Manager to lead its food service team. The ideal candidate will have the skills and experience to oversee all aspects of food service including purchasing, menu preparation, food production, nutrition, sanitation, personnel management, record keeping and customer service. Qualifications include 5+ years food service management experience in a camp and retreat/conference center setting, as well as outstanding cooking and hospitality skills. The Barbara C Harris Center is owned and operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts; familiarity with and/or openness to the Episcopal faith tradition preferred. This is a full-time exempt position offering employer paid health, life and disability, as well as paid vacation and sick time. Highly competitive annual salary depending on experience. Contact John@bchcenter.org for a complete job description. (ACA Accredited)

* FOOD SERVICES DIRECTOR/HEAD CHEF - VIRGINIA
Camp Friendship is seeking a Food Services Director/Head Chef for our overnight summer camp and retreats facility in Palmyra, VA. This person plays an integral role in ensuring that meals served to campers and customers alike are appetizing, cooked properly, served on time, and fun for all! Their primary responsibilities are to plan menus, order food, assist in hiring kitchen staff, oversee employees to verify that all policies and procedures are being followed, encourage professional behavior through staff scheduling and evaluations, and of course, to cook! Good communication with our director team is a must. Due to the nature of our business changing with the seasons, we are open to this being a year-round position or one from March through November with winter months off. The summer requires very long hours of feeding up to 300 people, 3 meals daily. The Spring/Fall retreat seasons offer more flexibility, smaller groups, and often upscale food preparation. On-site housing is available. Due to the housing option and flexibility of months worked, the salary range is quite broad at $25,000-$50,000. To learn more, visit our website. ACA Accredited. Send resume and cover letter to skye@campfriendship.com. (ACA Accredited)

SITE & FACILITIES

CAMP PROGRAM DIRECTOR - FLORIDA 
Camp Thunderbird - Quest Inc. offers a wide range of services and support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Our company can be a valuable resource by providing a safe place to call home, quality long term care, education, therapy and early intervention services for children, employment for youth and adults and a place for retreat and respite. At Camp Thunderbird, the Camp Program Director will support and encourage the acquisition of personal outcomes for all residents. -45K Annually -BA/BS in Camp Administration or related field required -5+ years of experience working in a camp environment or 5+ years working with developmentally disabled individuals. -3+ years of supervisory experience. Contact Faye Murphy 407-317-5359 fmurphy@questinc.org (ACA Accredited)

MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR - MICHIGAN
Non-profit youth camp is seeking a full time hands-on Maintenance Foreman/ Property Manager for a fast-paced environment. Housing is possible. Applicants must have 3+ years of overall experience with working knowledge of project management, plumbing, construction, HVAC, electrical, and carpentry. Duties are: supervision of maintenance staff, including working alongside maintenance staff, project management, budgeting and tracking of expenses, and supervision of off season improvement projects. Willingness to handle emergencies on and off hours is a must. Strong communication skills are a required, both verbally and written. Technology skills required include email, sending pictures, online ticketing systems, and general internet use. Salary commensurate with experience ($45-55,000/ year), plus benefits. Benefits can include: health insurance, housing-- including utilities, cell phone, internet, truck, and technology as needed (i.e., home computer).  Applicants should email a resume to Brett@aicamps.com for consideration.

 

JOBS IN FALL/WINTER/SPRING

Looking for a summer job instead?

OUTDOOR EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR - NEW ENGLAND 
Nature's Classroom is looking for passionate educators in the New England area to join our Nature on Wheels program this spring! When the pandemic hit, we had to pause our traditional overnight programs, but we still wanted to provide students with amazing outdoor experiences. So we’ve decided to pack up our supplies and hit the road to bring our program to the schools! Our activities have been adapted to be done 100% outside, with masks, and while following social distancing guidelines. We will be working with 4th-8th grade students and teaching great classes like wilderness survival, team building, nature hiking, science experiments, and more! This is a seasonal position that runs from April 8th-June 11th. Salary is $100 per day and a food budget will be provided. Seasonal housing (April 8th - June 11th) may be made available for those who request it, and temporary housing(hotel, airbnb, etc) will also be made available during the week if schools are located far away. Applicants must be willing to travel to schools and to adhere to our covid safety guidelines. If interested, please send a short cover letter and your resume to trish@naturesclassroomne.com! You can learn more about our program by visiting our website. (ACA Accredited)

DIRECTOR OF STAFF EXPERIENCE (FT, TEMPORARY) - NEW HAMPSHIRE
Passionate about recruiting and supporting summer staff? With a unique 1:1 staff to camper ratio, Camp Starfish serves youth with emotional, social, behavioral, & learning challenges. We seek a Temporary Director of Staff Experience (DSE) to onboard full-time in March and cover this role through Summer. Help to complete interviews, hiring, documentation, and onboard our seasonal staff team. Summer duties include: support Camp Director & Year Round Director in running camp, oversee staff performance evaluations, assist in staff training and camper behavioral support, and help nurture a caring, fun camp community. Successful candidates will bring strong supervision, teamwork, empathy and communication skills in a high-stakes environment. Position requires ability to lead a diverse team; passion for supporting staff as they help youth with emotional/behavioral challenges; and resourcefulness, grit, humor and creativity. Mental health counseling and staff training experience a plus. Live/work onsite in Rindge, May-August. Remote (or in MA office) March-April. Competitive salary. Interviews on rolling basis for March start date. Please send cover letter and resume to: sophie@campstarfish.org

OUTSIDE OF CAMP/NOT CAMP RELATED

FULL-TIME CAMP COUNSELOR - NANNY - NEW YORK
Our client in Manhattan is looking for a full-time Private Camp Counselor/Nanny to care for their children. The schedule is Thursday/Friday to Monday and ideally someone energetic and who can keep the children entertained during the weekends. If you are interested in this role or have any questions, please feel free to email me your resume at jacqueline@hiresociety.com or call me at 917-900-5156.

FULL-TIME HOUSEPARENTS - PENNSYLVANIA 
If you’re a married couple contemplating a career change, consider this opportunity – Houseparenting at Milton Hershey School.  This is a salaried position (with benefits) in which couples live in campus student homes and raise 8 to 12 students residing with them. Milton Hershey School provides a cost-free home and education for almost 2,000 students from lower income.  Houseparents are key to students’ success as they nurture them by teaching life skills, planning outings & providing experiences, and ensuring they have a safe and secure home to learn and grow. Paid training and relocation assistance to Hershey, PA, ‘the sweetest place on earth™’ are available. To learn more about this career worth every minute visit our website. Or contact Sal Hanna at Hannas@mhs-pa.org or 717-520-2317.

* PROGRAM SPECIALIST - VIRGINIA OR REMOTE  
NRPA is currently seeking a full-time Program Specialist to join our Health and Wellness team in the Programs & Partnerships department. The Program Specialist will provide detailed program support of key projects that further NRPA’s goals of advancing community health and well-being by transforming parks and recreation into community wellness hubs that connect every member of the community to essential programs, services and spaces that advance health equity, improve health outcomes and enhance quality of life. At NRPA you will be an instrumental part of advancing the organization’s strategic priorities focused on building healthy communities, ensuring equitable access, and climate resilience. You will report to the Program Manager and work with a group of passionate, creative, and fun leaders dedicated to creating more equitable, healthy, and resilient communities through parks and recreation. Apply online.

* WILDERNESS FIELD INSTRUCTOR - WISCONSIN
Northwoods is hiring Full-time and Seasonal Wilderness Field Instructors. You would serve as a role model to students aged 11-17. An individualized attuned relational approach to highlight student strengths is used; while providing year-round novel experiences such as canoeing, cross country skiing, fishing and canine therapy; to engage students while building self-esteem and providing opportunities for growth. Groups are backpacking through the Chequamegon National Forest, moving camp every few days. Requirements: must be at least 21 years old. BS/ BA degree or comparable experience working in the adventure or outdoor field with at-risk youth is preferred. Excellent leadership, communication and problem-solving skills. Must possess and maintain current First Aid and CPR certification (WFR preferred) Ability to lift and carry 50+ pounds for extended durations Must be able to pass a Background Criminal Investigation. Must hold a valid Driver's License with clean driving record. Must pass a post-employment offer medical physical. Apply online.