Coastal Camp at NatureBridge is a summer day camp designed to combine marine and coastal ecology themes with hands-on educational activities and games, providing exciting opportunities for discovery in the great outdoors. As an integral member of the Camp Administrative Team, the Camp Manager supports the Camp Director in administering and coordinating program operations and staff logistics for Coastal Camp. The role is a full-time, seasonal position beginning Wednesday, January 5, through August 19, 2021.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
-Supervise 10-12 education staff
-Respond to camp emails and phone calls
-Co-lead staff training
-Inventory, order and maintain camp supplies
-Create and update curriculum and camp materials
-Primary responder on radio for staff and camper needs
-Relay challenging behavior and health concerns to guardians
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job operates both in a professional office environment and in an outdoor setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to regularly stand; walk up to 7 miles on uneven terrain. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.
-19.50 per hour
-Excellent benefits package including medical insurance, retirement plan, plus vacation, holiday and sick leave plans
-Housing in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
-Proficiency with Google Suite and database software
-Bachelor’s degree and two years related summer camp or experiential education experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
-Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification or willingness to obtain certification before beginning employment
-Valid driver's license
-Demonstrated experience managing risk in the outdoors
-Experience or training in equity and inclusion work
-Time management and organizational skills
-Experience training, coaching or supervising teachers or educators
-Experience developing environmental education curriculum and activities
-Skills in customer service
Founded in 1971, NatureBridge is the largest residential environmental science education partner of the National Park Service. The mission of NatureBridge is to connect youth to the wonder and science of the natural world, igniting self-discovery and inspiring stewardship of the planet. Prior to COVID-19, NatureBridge served more than 30,000 students and their teachers each year and offered programs in four national parks: Yosemite National Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Olympic National Park, and Prince William Forest Park.