Part-Time Operations Coordinator - Camp Leo is seeking an Operations Coordinator to assist camp leadership with all aspects of camp operations, including pre-camp planning and on-site activities. Priority areas include staffing, training and program development. This person will also be responsible for various administrative tasks, which may include ordering supplies, coordinating schedules, and completing all necessary reports.
The position will be part-time, approximately 10 hours per week. The weekly hours will vary based on seasonal workload and could approach 20 hours per week during the spring and summer when camp planning and operations are at their highest levels. The position pays up to $17 per hour, based on experience.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org . The position will remain open until filled. See below for a detailed job description.
OPERATIONS COORDINATOR JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title: Operations Coordinator
Classification: Part-time hourly (average of 10 hours per week; will vary based on seasonal workload)
Reports to: Executive Director
Responsible for assisting Executive Director and camp leadership with all aspects of camp operations, including pre-camp planning as well as on-site activities. Priority areas include staffing, training and program development. Is also responsible for various administrative tasks, which may include ordering supplies, coordinating schedules, and completing all necessary reports.
Qualifications: (Minimum Qualifications and Experience)
- Minimum 2 years leadership experience in youth/child camping.
- Demonstrated knowledge of practices, procedures, activities, and programs as they relate to youth/child camping.
- Strong interpersonal communication skills.
- Operations Coordinator is responsible to the Executive Director.
- Operations Coordinator will help coordinate with camp leaders, and other camp staff as necessary, to provide for a safe, healthy working environment for all staff and campers.
Essential Job Functions:
- Assist camp leadership with general camp operations to ensure a quality camp experience for all staff and campers.
- Provide support and training to individuals in new leadership roles.
- Coordinate pre-camp planning meetings with camp leadership and help track progress toward goals.
- Assist in the development of programming and camp activities that meet identified out comes; ensure that all program schedules are completed satisfactorily in a timely manner.
- Implement strategies to recruit and retain camp staff:
- Recruit staff based on camper enrollment and program management requirements.
- Assist with hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of staff.
- Ensure the maintenance of accurate administrative, medical and program records, as necessary.
- Be responsible for knowing, understanding, training, and executing all camp policies and emergency procedures associated with camp.
- Interact effectively with camp leaders and camp staff, providing needed support and helping camp leaders to identify and address any challenges or concerns.
- Participate in the set-up of camp sessions to ensure staff has adequate resources and support.
- When at camp, assist with various administrative tasks necessary for camp to run efficiently.
Other Job Duties:
- Be a resource in parent communications and in addressing parent concerns.
- Maintain clear and positive written and verbal communication with all camp staff.
- Participate enthusiastically in camp activities, providing support and guidance to those assigned as leaders.
- Provide ongoing program ideas to counseling and activity area staff.
- Work with special events, promotions, and any other special needs as they arise.
- Other job duties as assigned by Executive Director.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Understand the development needs of youth.
- Personal understanding of Type 1 diabetes
- Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.
- Willingness and ability to work in a home office environment, and while at camp to live in a remote setting and work irregular hours with limited or simple equipment and facilities.
Physical Aspects of the Position:
- Ability to observe camper and staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
- Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.
- Physical ability to stand for long periods, walk long distances, hike, swim, etc.