(800) 765-3797  fsyr@youthranches.org

SUMMARY

The Mobile Camp Site Director has primary responsibilities in supervising the daily operation of the mobile camp site to which he or she is assigned.  This includes the supervision of staff, campers, and implementation of mobile camp curriculum and activities.  The Site Director is responsible for maintaining good community relations with all organizations involved including Sheriffs departments, schools, and community partners.  The Site Director is the immediate spokesperson for the program in absence of the Youth Camp Director, and Director of Camping Services.

The Mobile Camp Site Director is directly responsible to the Camp Director.

This position is exempt from overtime pay.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following duties and responsibilities are given as examples of the various types of work performed in this position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

  1. Exercises boldness, justice, and sensitivity while supervising Group Leaders.
  2. Teaches self control, tolerance, and patience to resolve conflict between youth and/or staff.
  3. Demonstrates alertness, attentiveness, and discretion while supervising program in order to maintain a safe camping experience for all participants.
  4. Uses initiative and diligence in scheduling and implementing mobile camp activities and curriculum.
  5. Displays hospitality and attentiveness to any donors, media, guests and community partners in order to make them feel included and comfortable.
  6. Practices diligence, orderliness, and punctuality in completing administrative reports such as time sheets, vehicle logs, travel vouchers, petty cash reimbursement, and incident reports.
  7. Demonstrates resourcefulness and wise stewardship of the agency’s resources including all mobile camp supplies and agency vehicles.
  8. Models joyfulness, enthusiasm, and creativity to staff and campers by singing songs, telling stories, etc. in order to create a fun and exciting camp atmosphere.
  9. Displays flexibility and availability when faced with change and displays a willingness to cooperate with supervisors and community partners in order to ensure the smooth operation of the mobile camping program.
  10. Exercises honor, loyalty, and humility by upholding agency standards of conduct, maintaining focus on the agency’s mission, and by asking supervisors for help when it is needed.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

This position requires a minimum of high school diploma, a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, at least 3 years of progressive camp experience and first aid and CPR certification.  A bachelor’s degree in the educational or closely related human services field with a minimum of two years experience within the camping environment is preferred.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each area of responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  1. Must possess a thorough knowledge of the camping process, including group work theory and practices.
  2. Must possess a general knowledge of all program areas, including challenge course, pool safety, recreational activities, arts and crafts, theories in conflict resolution, cultural diversity, and peer mediation.
  3. Must have the ability to recognize problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions (i.e. the ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions and deal with problems involving a variety of situations).
  4. Must possess the ability to supervise staff from various backgrounds and levels of education.
  5. Must have the ability to work effectively under pressure associated with supervising a diverse staff and dealing with a variety of problems as they arise.
  6. Must be flexible in changes to work schedules and assigned duties.
  7. Must possess a current certification in CPR, First Aid, and demonstrate Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention skills.
  8. Must possess a valid driver license, with a driving record representative of the Youth Ranches policy.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical requirements described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk, hear, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee will occasionally be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision requirements include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is generally performed in an outdoor environment with exposure to various working conditions such as wet and/or humid, fumes, or airborne particles.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts.

The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud.

BASE SALARY

$500.00 weekly. Includes room and board.

SCHEDULE

Six days per week/Mid-May to Mid-August.

CONTACT

For more information, please contact:

Elisha Hoggard, Camp Director, Caruth Camp, 14770 SE US HWY 19, Inglis, FL 34449, 1-800-765-3797 or (352) 447-2259, ehoggard@youthranches.org

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