Friday
Feb132015

Summer Support Staff -- Camp Latgawa (Methodist), Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Southern Oregon

Support the camping ministry of Camp Latgawa by providing Christian hospitality through helping prepare meals and assisting with camp activities, including basic maintenance, housekeeping, program areas, and office tasks.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Participate in training event(s) prior to camp and continuing education during camp
  • Assist with preparation of meals and clean up
  • Support camp logistics and provide a consistent quality for routine activities like mealtimes with campers, snacks, cabin/shower house cleanup, coordinating special events
  • Organize, lead, and/or assist with camp activities, including lifeguarding (per certification)
  • Help with camp clean-up/housekeeping after campers depart from camp

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Oregon State Food Handler’s Permit
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid (American Red Cross or equivalent)
  • Minimally 18 years of age or high school graduate
  • Current Lifeguarding Certification (desired) 

DETAILS:

  • Tentative Employment Dates: June 10-August 24
  • $2,250 compensation ($225/week), including full room and board
  • Priority application deadline is March 1, 2015. Apply early to better guarantee availability.

Send resume and cover letter to:

Lisa Marie Ryder
13250 South Fork Little Butte Creek Road
Eagle Point, OR 97524
latgawa@gocamping.org

Friday
Feb132015

Seasonal Assistant Cook -- Camp Latgawa (Methodist), Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Southern Oregon

Seeking an experienced cook—with a passion for locally sourced and organic ingredients to support the camping ministry of Camp Latgawa by providing leadership in kitchen management and meal preparation. The Assistant Cook will operate a second-in-command to the Head Cook. The Assistant Cook must be able to lead other kitchen workers and remain organized and professional. The Assistant Cook assumes all responsibilities normally assigned to the Head Cook when not present.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Participate in training event(s) prior to camp and continuing education during camp
  • Assist with planning, directing, and completing banquet style food preparation
  • Responsible for preparing items prior to a meal service
  • Ensure that food that leaves the kitchen is of the highest quality
  • Assist with the management and direction of support staff in the kitchen
  • Responsible for the storage of food, both incoming stock and leftovers ensuring thatfood is stored in the appropriate conditions
  • Responsible for determining if leftovers of either prepared or partially prepared food can be reused or if they must be disposed of 
  • Assist with preparation and cleanup of meals and cooking stations
  • Responsible for ensuring that the kitchen meets sanitation standards
  • Support camp logistics by helping with camp housekeeping and other tasks as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Oregon State Food Handler’s Permit
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid (American Red Cross or equivalent)
  • Minimally 18 years of age

DETAILS:

  • Tentative Employment Dates: June 10-August 24
  • $2,250 stipend ($225/week), in addition to full room and board
  • Application deadline is March 6, 2015

Send resume and cover letter to:

Lisa Marie Ryder
13250 South Fork Little Butte Creek Road
Eagle Point, OR 97524
latgawa@gocamping.org

Tuesday
Feb102015

Farm/Program Intern -- Gravatt Camp & Conference Center, Aiken, SC (Diocese of Upper South Carolina)

Job Title: Farm/Program Intern
Reports to: Program Director

Job Duties: For this summer internship the primary focus of work will on our agricultural programs to include- planting, harvesting, farm maintenance, produce cleaning and packaging, educational programs, farmers markets, marketing and farm to table programs.

Other Program responsibilities will include:

  • Group set ups
  • Ropes course groups
  • GEEP program facilitation
  • Hosting
  • Guest services
  • General maintenance/construction assistant
  • Grounds beautification and recycling
  • Programs (BDE, Oyster Roast,etc.)
  • Kitchen – assist with cooking/meal prep, farm to table programs, food preservation, menu planning, kitchen organization/inventory
  • Other assigned duties

Work Schedule: Schedules will be worked out the Program Director in at least two week blocks. This position is temporary beginning May 2015 and ending August 2015 with the option to continue through fall and winter. Requires 40 hours per week including weekends.

Compensation:

  • Room
  • Limited Meals (see below)
  • $200 per pay period

Policies:

  • Employees will be familiar with employee manual and are expected to follow all policies therein.
  • Laundry facilities are available when not conflicting with Gravatt laundry.
  • Meals may be eaten with guest groups. When no guest groups are on-site, leftovers may be eaten. Check with Dining Services Director or Executive Director about food to be eaten. Interns must clean up after themselves in the kitchen.
  • Living areas are to be kept orderly and clean.
  • Appearance will be neat, clean, and appropriate to the activity.
  • Guests may not interfere with intern’s duties and may not eat Gravatt food. Overnight guests must be approved by the Program Director.

To Apply: Please email Thomas Coleman at Gravatt with resume.

Tuesday
Feb032015

Naturalist/Garden Program Coordinator -- Camp Stevens, Julian, CA (Dioceses of Los Angeles & San Diego)

 

Camp Stevens is a year-round retreat center, outdoor education facility, and summer camp.  Our mission is to inspire, challenge, and empower personal, social and environmental transformation through connection with each other and the natural world, and the fostering of openness, gratitude, and wonder.  Our 256-acre site is located in a unique southern California mountain environment of pine-oak woodland.  We are a simple yet comfortable facility with many hiking trails, organic gardens, fruit trees, chickens, pigs, and a one-acre organic vegetable farm that enhances our programs as well as provides our kitchen with farm-fresh produce.

 The Naturalist/Garden Program Coordinator position is a unique opportunity for an individual who has been working as either a naturalist in outdoor education or as a garden educator.  He/she will work closely with both our Program Director and our Farm and Garden Director to develop and implement program for our summer camp as well as mentor and train our summer camp staff and counselors, and work with children - specifically ways in which agro-ecology and other experiential outdoor education can be integrated into our programs.  While there will be some “hands in the dirt” farming/gardening responsibilities, the bulk of this position’s responsibilities will be programmatic - helping to coordinate, inspire, and empower our staff and campers to connect with the ecology of our gardens, farm, and wild lands.

Dates: May 1 –  October 31 (Dates flexible for right candidate)
Stipend: $740/mo. plus room and board

For an application, please contact Ryan Wanamaker, Farm and Garden Director: garden@campstevens.org or (760) 765-0028. 

 

Tuesday
Feb032015

CHOS Instructor -- Camp Henry, Canton, NC (Diocese of Western North Carolina)

The Camp Henry Outdoor School (CHOS) is a wilderness expedition program with a focus on faith and spirituality.  Participants learn to plan for and travel safely and enjoyably in a wilderness setting before embarking on 1- or 2- week expeditions into the wild.  Each CHOS group will spend a day rock climbing, a day whitewater rafting, and a multiple day backpacking trip. 

We are seeking motivated, qualified, and responsible instructors for the summer of 2015.  CHOS instructors should have training and/or experience leading groups in a wilderness setting.  Strong leadership, communication, and teamwork are a must.  A passion for and care of the wilderness is also a must. Wilderness First Responder certification is mandatory, Camp Henry will pay/reimburse staff up to half the cost of this training if hired. 

This is a very popular program and the expectations of CHOS Instructors is high; your compensation reflects this.   

Please go to http://camphenry.net/html/employment.html or contact Ian Williams, Camp Director to apply or if you any questions.