Sunday
Apr242016

Camp Nurse -- Camp DeWolfe, Wading River, NY (Diocese of Long Island)

The Camp Nurse should relate well to groups of young people and enjoy outdoor activity. Their experience and temperament should have prepared them to function independently and accept the responsibility of the camp health care program. Camp nurses are responsible for the care of ill or injured campers and staff and related administrative duties.

Duties: 

  • Reports to Executive Director and Program Director 
  • The infirmary is staffed 24 hours a day, during camp sessions. The RN is on call 24 hours on radio.
  • Assess campers and staff who are ill or injured and determine if further medical attention is needed.
  • Ensure that each camper and staff member has on file a health history and examination form as required. 
  • Set up and oversee a system for health screening for arriving campers and staff members. 
  • Set up and oversee a system for storing, securing and administering all medications. 
  • Conduct an inventory of infirmary supplies and initiating requisitions of same as required.
  • Establish and follow appropriate medical routines including record keeping in the daily medical log, record keeping of all incidents requiring first-aid. 
  • Ensure compliance with the requirements of the County Health Department, including mandatory reporting of reportable incidents. 
  • Ensure the appropriate coverage of the infirmary at all times. Keep infirmary clean and organized.
  • Administer camper (and staff) prescription medications as directed. 
  • Dispense over-the-counter medications as appropriate.
  • Coordinate with the Food Service Manager special dietary requirements for specific campers.
  • Participate in and lead specific areas of staff training. 
  • Participate in staff meetings as determined by the Program Director. 
  • Monitor/evaluate camp procedures, facilities and conditions, and suggest to the Program Director modifications that would create more healthful conditions in camp.
  • Prepare a summary and end of season evaluation including inventories, staff evaluations and camper reports on health problems.
  • Counseling as needed- (such as homesick campers).
  • Set a good example for campers and others including appropriate language and dress, personality cleanliness, punctuality, the sharing of clean-up and other chores, compliance with the ban on smoking, drug-use and alcohol consumption, and display of good sportsmanship and proper table manners. Teach the camp rules to each new session of campers and help enforce them.
  • Encourage a positive spirit within the cabin and participate along with their campers in group events and program activities, as appropriate, and in singing camp songs. 
  • Encourage respect for all other persons, the personal property of others, all camp property, equipment and facilities. Promote good public relations with campers’ parents and visitors.
  • As a member of a Christian community, participate with enthusiasm in chapel, grace and other group worship. Participate in weekly prayer groups for staff members.
  • Any additional duties or tasks, going above and beyond to make sure campers and staff have a safe and positive experience at Camp DeWolfe. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD, RN, or LPN certification required 
  • Current ARC CPR certification required 
  • Current ARC First Aid certification required 
  • Experience with children and young adults, at least one years’ camping experience 
  • Ability to originate, update and monitor health care, maintain records and implement the health care plan
  • Desire and ability to work with children in the outdoors among a Christian community; ability to relate to peer group, accept supervision and guidance, and assist in teaching an activity. 
  • Good character, integrity, judgment and adaptability, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control.

Applications accepted by: mtees@campdewolfe.org (Subject Line: Nurse Position, include cover letter and Resume with 2 references)

Monday
Mar282016

Summer Adventure Coordinator -- Kanuga, Hendersonville, NC

The Summer Adventure Coordinator teams with Kanuga’ s Environmental Projects Manager and Mountain Trail Outdoor School Assistant Director to provide training and supervision to the Camp Kanuga, Camp Bob and Kanuga Conference Center adventure teams. Summer adventure programming includes utilization of two dynamic high ropes courses, one static ropes course with Giant Swing, a climbing tower, bouldering wall and a low ropes course. Work a flexible 5 day work week, may include weekend time and evenings.

  • June 1 – August 19, 2016 (12 Weeks) 
  • Preferable 21 years of age, two years of college/university complete 
  • Current CPR and first aid certifications, Wilderness First Responder preferred 
  • Room & board available 
  • Professional Development Opportunities 
  • Access to 1,400 acres of property in off time 
  • Work in a dynamic and exciting environment with a wide variety of clientele 
Submit résumé or application to hr@kanuga.org or apply in person at Kanuga's main office, 130 Kanuga Chapel Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739.

Monday
Mar282016

Summer Garden Assistant -- Kanuga, Hendersonville, NC

The Summer Garden Assistant teams with Kanuga’s Environmental Projects Manager to manage the Foster Educational Garden and ensure a safe, well groomed, and well facilitated educational experience for guests from Children’s Programs, Summer Guest Period, Camp Bob, and Camp Kanuga. The Foster Educational Garden is an education based organic garden designed to teach and empower guests to grow their own food, make wise choices when nutrition is concerned, and to demonstrate organic / sustainable practices in agriculture.

Benefits:

  • Weekly Salary 
  • Paid Training 
  • Room and Board provided 
  • Professional Development Opportunities 
  • Access to 1,400 acres of property in off time 
  • Work in a dynamic and exciting environment with a wide variety of clientele 
Dates: June 6 – August 20, 2016 Submit résumé or application to hr@kanuga.org or apply in person at Kanuga's main office, 130 Kanuga Chapel Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739.

Friday
Mar182016

Seasonal Staff -- Camp Arrowhead, Lewes, DE (Diocese of Delaware)

Camp Arrowhead, located on Rehoboth Bay in Lewes, Delaware, has been in operation since 1954. Owned and operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware, the camp serves boys and girls aged 8 to 16 years in a loving de-centralized environment. Our program offers Red Cross Swimming, canoeing, sailing/windsurfing, nature, crafts, archery, wilderness camp craft and much, much more. Staffers must be willing to live and work in a Christian family environment, which has always been the basis from which the Camp's traditions and philosophies have evolved.

Camp Arrowhead is hiring for Adventure Staff, Driver, and Environmental Staff. 

Camp is surrounded by 500 wood and wetland acres which includes a swimming pool, a private beach on the bay, remote campsites and lots of great program supporting materials. There is a staff lounge, a small canteen and a laundry.

You must be 16 to apply for entry level service jobs. Counselors must be high school graduates. Interested in applying? Contact our Director, Walt Lafontaine, (302)-945-0610 x9. 

Friday
Mar182016

Assistant Summer Camp Manager -- Camp Allen, Navasota, TX (Diocese of Texas)

Job Description: The grounds of Camp Allen are situated on 1100 beautiful acres of piney woods in central Texas. As the summer camp program has grown, and its property developed, a greater demand now exists to care for its people. The primary function of the Assistant Summer Camp Manager is to help coordinate logistics related to the care, development, and organization of Camp Allen’s community. This seasonal position will share responsibilities with two other permanent summer camp managers as they work towards creating a safe, challenging environment for our campers and staff. These responsibilities may include: administration of staff files, camper/parent communication, staff leadership development, conflict mediation, active liaison for 80 seasonal staff/400 volunteers/2000 campers, motivator, etc… Most importantly, summer camp managers will be devoted disciples of Jesus Christ who are committed to sharing his story of redemption by word and deed.

Qualifications: Applicants must be 22 years of age or older and preferably a recent college graduate. The position requires individuals to demonstrate a high level of organization, self-sufficient work habits, and social intelligence. All persons applying for this job must exhibit a responsible lifestyle and model Christ centered behavior for the students working under his/her care. At least two years of prior camping experience is preferred, but all applicants will be considered regardless of experience. Additionally, a mature and growing Christian faith is a foundational qualification.

Compensation: Room and board will be provided as will onsite transportation. The Assistant Summer Camp Managers salary will be $500 dollars per week. This management position will receive almost 24 hours off each Saturday/Sunday and then one additional off-duty period during the week.

Dates of Employment: Seasonal, May 18th – July 2nd and July 9th – August 11th

For more details or to schedule an interview contact:

Drew Day
936-870-2406
drewd@campallen.org