Camp Leader, Annandale, MN

CAMPING LEADER

Job Requirements: The Camping Leader should be a college student or graduate in adventure-based, outdoor, or environmental education or a related field.  Prefer some experience with persons with developmental disabilities.

Responsible to: Village Leader & the Program Manager

Responsibilities:
1. Schedules overnight camping and picnic excursions with unit cabins  and special interest groups at the camping meeting.  Advises  Health Care Coordinator and Village Leaders of schedule.
2. Provides instruction and supervision to staff and in camping  activities.
3. Responsible for the accountability of camping equipment issued and  received.  Ensures that all equipment is returned in good  condition and repaired if necessary.
  a. maintains a current equipment inventory
  b. checks-in and out camping equipment
  c. oversees cleaning and organization of equipment
  d. supervises proper use of all camping equipment and      overnight camping sites
  e. checks on each overnight for proper set up of tents      and fire building
4. Responsible for maintaining cleanliness of the tent room,  screened-in porch, overnight camping sites and Thompson Hall.
5. Prepares utility packs of camping equipment for unit cabins.
6. Assist cabin groups in getting to overnight or picnic location.   Share responsibility of driving hayride and boats.
7. Motivate group participation in overnight camping experiences.
 a. incorporates other aspects of the camp program into          overnight camping. i.e. sing-a-longs, storytelling, campfire     activities, skits...
 b. experiment with new ideas in relation to overnight camping
8. Responsible to communicate decisions regarding overnight camping if  weather conditions are doubtful to the counselors and other  program leaders per the Program Manager.
9. Ensures sleeping bags have been heat treated, laundered (if  necessary), tied, and returned to the tent room.
10. Communicates regularly with staff for evaluating camping area.
11. Attends program staff meetings and carries out duties and  responsibilities listed for program staff if camping duties are  completed.
12. Is responsible to visit each Village camp out, and support them  with an evening program idea.  Provide leadership and training  in camping skills such as setting up tents, building a fire,  cooking over a fire and so forth.
13. To perform any miscellaneous duties as requested by the  administrative staff.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Camp Start date: May 28th, 2011
Camp Ending date: Aug 12, 2011
Starting wage is $180, plus shared room and board

For More Information Call: 952-852-0101 or 1-800-450-8376 ask for any Program Team member

Or Email: jobs@friendshipventures.org

Send Resume/Application:
Friendship Ventures
10509 108th Street NW
Annandale, MN 55302
Fax: 952 852 0123         
 
Or Download application at: http://www.friendshipventures.org/join/pdf/join_staff_app.pdf

 

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