Position Overview

The Seattle Youth Manager – Camps & Partner Programs is responsible for the oversight, growth, and development of day camps, overnight adventure camps, After School programs, and Outreach Partner Programs. This position’s primary responsibilities are creating vision, goals, and strategies for Mountaineers camp and partner programming including but not limited to hiring and training staff, supervising staff, scheduling camps, budgeting and working with parents and campers throughout the year. The incumbent also will run and manage monthly youth meetings. This position also provides support for 2-3 organization-wide adult program activity committees.

Key Responsibilities

Program Management

Ensure proper planning and preparation for youth activities including:
Camp, After School, and Partner Programs scheduling
Volunteer and staff recruitment & scheduling
Training Modules
Ordering of program materials
Booking of outside vendors and transportation
Communication with partner organizations, parents, campers, and volunteers
Development of annual Budget for programs with Associate Education Director
Marketing of Camp and Partner Outreach based programs
Ensure all trip and activity data is recorded and accurate in our Salesforce database
Program Development

Responsible for vision, oversight, and growth of Camp, After School, and Partner Programs. This includes oversight of a new satellite day camp and growth of several new resident camping programs.
Work with the Associate Education Director to set and manage measurable goals for programs
Manage the introduction of new programs, aligned with strategic direction
Ensure new and existing programs are aligned with Mountaineers Standards.
Program Support

Participate in 10-25% of programs to provide support and oversight
Provide program coverage where needed
Provide hands-on support for new programming
Staff Development

Train and supervise a full-time staff team of 3-4 direct reports and provide mid-year and annual performance reviews
Provide high level support for 15-20 full time seasonal employees
Ensure staff and volunteers maintain appropriate training and certifications
Provide meaningful volunteer recognition and development as appropriate

Tagged as: Camp Staff, Full Time, Teaching/Education



Cultural competency and demonstrated ability to work with people of all races, ages, genders, abilities and economic backgrounds.
Ability to pass a national criminal background and sex offender check.
Desired Qualifications

3 years camp experience, including leadership experience
Experience working with partners to execute outdoor programming
4-year degree from an accredited college/university
Two years’ Outdoor Education experience
Ability to work a flexible schedule including

About The Mountaineers

The Mountaineers is a community of outdoor recreationists and conservationists founded in 1906 to explore the peaks and waterways of the Pacific Northwest. Today, we have more than 16,000 members and seven branches in Western Washington, where we deliver most of our outdoor education programming. Thanks to the work of generations of volunteers and our internationally recognized publishing division, we continue to enjoy an outstanding reputation in the fields of outdoor education, recreation, and public lands conservation and advocacy.

Our dedicated volunteers and staff get people outside to experience the power of the natural world. We advocate for access and protection of recreational lands so that future generations can enjoy these places too. Our core value of community reflects the belief that a diverse and inclusive outdoors inspires unity, respect, and passion for the places we love. Our 60 staff, divided between our program centers and our nonprofit publishing division.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit cover letter (1 page max) and resume (2-page max) online at: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7681125/The-Mountaineers-Seattle-Youth-Manager-Camps-Partner-Programs Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this jo