BSCO Camp Staff

Big Sky Community Organization
Job Description
Position Overview and Essential Functions. The Camp Staff is a seasonal summer position under direct supervision of the Camp Big Sky Manager. Camp Staff will be an integral part to the daily operation of Camp all summer long. Camp Staff will manage groups of children and communicate with the Camp Manager throughout the day. This position will lead group activities and is responsible for the safety and function of all campers and staff under their supervision. In addition to the daily group management, this position will contribute to the activity planning.
 
Specific Duties.
 
Youth Supervisor (95%)
 
  • Be attentive to and respond to camper, parent, staff, and guest needs.
 
  • Help prepare, clean, and maintain a friendly, inviting space at the yurt daily.
 
  • Lead and participate in group activities in a safe, fun, and educational manner.
 
  • Assist guest instructors during their specific activities (eg. golf, swimming, archery, art).
 
  • Assist other Camp Staff as needed.
 
  • Communicate with the Camp Manager and all staff throughout the day.
 
  • Maintain an exciting, inspiring energy to share with the campers.
 
  • Be able to manage camper behavior in a way that aligns with Camp values.
 
  • Apply situational-awareness to make on-the-go decisions with safety as the top-priority and respond to any First Aid needs.
 
  • Become a part of our Camp community, developing relationships with campers, parents, staff, and guests.

Program Development (5%)
 
  • Contribute ideas to Camp activity planning and program development.
 
  • Lead programs as needed.
 
Qualifications.
 
  • At least 21 years of age.
 
  • Able to pass a background check.
 
  • At least four years of experience working with children.
 
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills to manage groups of children.
 
  • Knowledge of and willingness to participate in camp games, activities, crafts, and sports.
 
  • Ability to confidently manage camper behavior.
 
  • Receive and utilize First Aid and CPR training.
 
  • Ability to spend all day outside in community parks and wilderness environments.
 
  • Be a competent team member of Camp staff.
 
Preferred Skills and Background.
 
  • Prior experience working at a camp.
 
  • Professional certification to instruct or at least 4 years’ experience in one of our sport activities.
 
  • First Aid, CPR, WFR, or WEMT certification.
 
  • Lifeguard certification.
 
Compensation.
 
Camp Staff will be paid hourly at the rate of $14-$17/hr DOE and certifications. Part time Camp Staff will work 20 - 24 hours per week and Full Time Camp staff will work 32-40 hours per week. Required availability is weekdays M-F from June 10th-Aug 23th.
 
To Apply.
 
E-mail or mail cover letter and resume to Leisha Folley, Operations Manager leisha@bscomt.org or BSCO PO Box 161404 Big Sky, MT 59716. The deadline for applications is April 1, 2019 or until filled.
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