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Mar072019

Assistant Director -- Duncan Park, Ward, CO (Diocese of West Texas)

Do you love being outdoors and want to share that joy with people of all ages and backgrounds?

Then join the Duncan Park seasonal team! Owned and operated by the Episcopal Church in West Texas as part of their year-round camping ministry, Duncan Park is 20 miles west (about a 45-minute drive) from Boulder, Colorado. At 9,530 feet elevation the property is surrounded by the Roosevelt National Forest and Boulder County Open Space, and the Continental Divide is an eight mile hike from our front door. Guests and staff live completely off-grid, relying on solar panels for electricity and water drawn from our well. Duncan Park truly is an amazing place!

Job Description

The Duncan Park Assistant Director (AD) works closely with the Director supporting camp operations by helping with logistics including registration, travel, and communication with participants. During camp sessions, the AD will participate in all camp activities such as hiking, rock climbing, rafting, games, and chapel in addition to helping with logistics. This job is for someone who loves the outdoors, and people and enjoys working behind the scenes.

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with parents and guests about forms, packing lists, travel details, and emergencies as needed
  • Help with American Camp Association (ACA) accreditation process
  • Help with Colorado Childcare Licensing Paperwork & Health Inspection
  • Help coordinate publicity including taking pictures and videos and posting
  • Set up social media plan for the office season with communication department
  • Help with meal preparation
  • Help with programming as needed
  • Assist Director with miscellaneous office tasks and various responsibilities as requested

 Minimum Requirements

  • Physically capable of hiking 6 to 10 miles a day carrying a 55 pound pack
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Social Media
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to live at Duncan Park in the summer
  • Minimum age of 18

Dates Required

May 9 - August 9 (dates are somewhat flexible)

Send resume to Duncan Park Director, Katie Young duncan.park@dwtx.org.