Who are we:

We are not just any summer camp; we’re something more
We provide a safe space for our campers from challenging neighborhoods in San Francisco
We promote and value diversity, equity, inclusivity, and belonging within a strong staff community
We influence & inspire our campers to help them become more successful & proactive adults
We foster an environment that allows our staff to thrive and grow as professionals, no matter their chosen field
We’re a ton of fun!

Who are you:

You are a role model who will always put our youth first
You have an unparalleled sense of integrity, emotional intelligence, & commitment to quality work
You believe in the power of working and playing in nature
You thrive while working collaboratively
You are willing to learn, grow, & get better
You value creativity, professionalism, empathy, & patience

Position Purpose
The EMT/Healthcare Coordinator (Medical Staff) monitors the daily tasks and incidents of the health center, organizes logs and critical paperwork, and administers medications to campers and staff. Other responsibilities include providing basic first aid, serving as Camp’s first responder, monitoring health issues both in and outside of the health center, completing necessary paperwork/documentation, and ensuring all medical needs on site are met. The medical staff work as a close team, in collaboration with the Camp leadership team.

Key Responsibilities
Administers health checks for every camper on first day of each session
Work with Camp Mendocino’s team to follow all health and safety protocols
With the senior leadership, manage our “communicable disease” plan
Ensures that all medications are administered according to doctors’ orders or “as needed”
Attends to “walk in” campers and staff with medical needs
Acts as a first responder to emergencies at Camp
Acts as a liaison with parents and/or doctors regarding camper medications, illnesses, and injuries
Monitors and assesses all campers and staff in the health center, overnight as needed (medical staff housing is in the health center)
Work 8 hours shifts and be “on call” in the evenings (2 days off per week)
Provides health education on hydration, sleep, stress, and other best practices
Monitors and maintains all logs and proper documentation
Provides daily updates to Camp Director and Assistant Camp Director for Operations

Onsite lodging is provided for all staff.
Three cooked meals per day are provided onsite, including on days off (gluten-free, vegan, & vegetarian options).
Free onsite laundry.
Employee Assistance Program: in-person counseling + 24/7 confidential mental health support.
Sick Time.
Onsite workout facilities.
Free Wifi access in the staff lounge.
Free 1-year membership to the American Camp Association.

A reasonable estimate for this temporary summer position from June 10 – August 7, 2024, is $5.808,00.

Tagged as: Medical

Required Skills:

Required Skills
Current EMT or Paramedic certification (California license)
Experience being a first responder
Ability to work with youth and staff in a positive manner
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to handle difficult or stressful situations in a professional manner
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Experience/interest working at a summer camp

Preferred Skills:

Preferred Skills
California driver’s license
Experience working with youth in a medical setting

Physical Requirements
Must be able to lift 50lbs.
Must be able to walk on uneven terrain for at least 3 miles
Must be able to stand for 8 hours (with breaks)
Must be able to work in temperatures ranging from 30° to 100°

About Camp Mendocino

Camp is located four hours north of San Francisco and is spread over 2,000 acres. We provide transportation between San Francisco and Camp at the start and end of the summer.

All Camp Employees are expected to live, sleep and work at Camp. Camp Mendocino provides meals and lodging for the duration of the employment period.

We offer a wide range of activities at Camp including: swimming, a three part challenge course, mountain biking, archery, dance and drama, arts and crafts, environmental education, sports, overnight camping, and much more!

Application Instructions

Schedule Temporary/Seasonal Summer position. Applicants should be available June 10 - August 7, 2024 to work & live on-site at our Camp location in Northern California (Mendocino County). Staff members work 40-56 hours/week depending on position with two days off per week. Days off vary per session. Lodging Lodging is provided for all staff on site. Camp Medical Staff will not be required to stay in a cabin with youth on a regular basis, but will be assigned bunk-style indoor housing that may be shared