The Camp OUTdoors Program Manager is responsible for the overall development, implementation, and success of all Camp OUTdoors programs. Camp OUTdoors is dedicated to helping LGBTQIA+ youth develop leadership skills, work in collaborative ways, and develop a strong sense of self and community! Under the Camp OUTdoors umbrella of programs is: (2) multi-day overnight summer camp sessions, the Trans & Non-Binary Youth Retreat; a 3-day fall program exclusively for trans and gender expansive youth, and 2gether N Color (2NC) Retreat; a 4-day spring program for BIPOC LGBTQ+ youth, the OUTscouts, a year-round adventure-based group of LGBTQ+ youth, and the Trail Guides, a seasonal camper leadership group for all overnight programs.
The Camp OUTdoors Program Manager position is highly collaborative, working closely with community leaders, organizations and businesses, including subcontractors and vendors, to ensure all program needs and goals are met. This role requires the Camp OUTdoors Program Manager to excel in working independently, leading a team, building strategic partnerships, and having excellent communication skills. The support and development of one∙n∙ten youth and young adults through Camp OUTdoors programs requires the Camp OUTdoors Program Manager to have experience leading outdoor education programs and/or facilitating summer camps, demonstrate excellent risk management skills, have a trauma informed care approach and clear, consistent boundaries.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Oversee operations and facilitation of all Camp OUTdoors programs, including securing dates and negotiating contracts for locations of camps & retreats. Arrange all program logistics, coordinate camper and volunteer application and selection processes. Enhance and implement risk management and emergency action plans for all Camp OUTdoors programs. Lead program committees comprised of youth, staff, and/or volunteers for the Trans and Non-Binary Retreat and 2gether N Color Retreat. Identify and work with collaborative community partners. Oversee regular outreach to schools, businesses, and community organizations to promote both camp volunteer opportunities and youth specific programming. Manage grants and achieve deliverables, including creating reports related to Camp OUTdoors programs. Work collaboratively with the Deputy Director and Camp Program Specialist to conceptualize and deliver resilience-based programs that support Arizona youth and ensure strategic alignment with annual budget and program goals. Oversee OUTscouts backcountry trips, including designing trip logistics, planning activities, and be responsible for the safety and wellbeing of trip participants. Ensuring all OUTscouts programs meet all safety standards for outdoor education programs and programs being operated in backcountry settings. Apply online to see full description.
Obtain & maintain Wilderness First Responder Certification, ACA Camp Director course and other safety certifications as deemed necessary for the activities being conducted. Strong knowledge of outdoor programming and risk management in outdoor settings. Extensive experience in positive youth development and engagement through trauma informed care-based approaches. Proven experience in staff management & large-scale program development and implementation. Apply online to see full description.
1-3 years of experience working in management-level leadership positions at a residential camp and/or outdoor education/recreation program.
3-5 years of experience in a management/supervisory role.
Significant work experience adopting trauma informed care practices to programs that are youth focused.
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one·n·ten is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving and assisting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth ages 14 to 24. From weekly discussion groups to fun, social networking events, we create a safe space, mentally and physically, for youth of all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. We also offer resources to promote healthy choices and living. Youth with needs have the option to speak with peers or volunteers one·n·ten, in a supervised setting. We provide youth with a variety of tools and opportunities to improve self-esteem and self-acceptance.
VISION: one·n·ten envisions a world where all LGBTQ+ youth and young adults are embraced for who they are, actively engaged in their communities, and empowered to lead.
MISSION: To serve LGBTQ+ youth and young adults ages 11-24. We enhance their lives by providing empowering social and service programs that promote self-expression, self-acceptance, leadership development, and healthy life choices.