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E.L. and Thelma Gaylord Foundation
Inasmuch Foundation
Ann Simmons Alspaugh
Linda Whittington 

Various Summer Camp Positions 

Camp Director (weekly salary: $400.00)

  • Design, deliver, and evaluate camp program which meet the needs and interests of the camps target populations and ensure their delivery in a safe and quality manner.
    • Remain current with information on the developmental needs of youth.
    • Develop and implement crisis and risk management procedures.
    • Design and ensure delivery of programs and activities appropriate to the camper population.
  • Oversee the daily operation of the summer resident camp including food service, program, business, camper and staff supervision, and health care.
    • Oversee the management of food service through supervision of Food Service Director and review of food service program.
    • Secure sufficient coverage in health care staff and their implementation of the health care plan.
    • Develop and oversee the business management functions of the camp including financial record keeping, office operations, etc.
    • Oversee the systematic approach to data base management for campers, families, alumni, and volunteers.
    • Manage and supervise summer staff, oversee all program and camper needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Program Specialist (weekly salary: $250.00)

  • Deliver a fun adventure challenge program, archery and STEM to campers.
    • Write lesson plans which meet camp outcomes and the abilities of the campers.
    • Evaluate program abilities of campers and staff.
    • Deliver progressive program activities.
    • Evaluate the success of the programs and the development of the campers’ abilities and skills in adventure challenge.
    • Expand the camp’s activities with new activities, games and initiatives.
    • Develop new processing and debriefing tools.
  • Ensure camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures in adventure challenge.
    • Assist in the implementation of staff training for program activities.
    • Provide guidelines for all assigned programs.
    • Train other staff.
    • Ensure campers and staff follow safety procedures for activities.
  • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment.
    • Conduct daily checks of the area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Maintain the equipment and elements.
    • Clean the program areas daily keeping it free of hazards and debris.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Craft Specialist (weekly salary: $250.00)

  • Develop and deliver an arts and crafts program which is appropriate for the age and ability of the campers.
    • Write lesson plans which meet camp outcomes and the abilities of the campers.
    • Evaluate abilities of the campers and staff.
    • Design and deliver arts and crafts activities that make use of different art mediums, make use of the camp’s natural environment, and use the art resources most efficiently.
    • Evaluate the success of the arts and crafts program.
    • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures.
      • Assist in the implementation of staff training for arts and crafts.
      • Train other staff in their responsibilities at the arts and crafts area.
      • Ensure campers and staff follows safety procedures.
      • Assist counselors with the development of art kits for use by cabins and for special events.
      • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the arts and crafts program area.
        • Maintain the arts and crafts equipment, rainbow room upkeep and supplies.
        • Ensure the security of the arts and crafts equipment and supplies, including clear inventory and planning for replacement of supplies in a timely manner.
        • Conduct a daily check of the area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
        • Clean arts and crafts area, keeping it free of hazards and debris.
        • Other duties as assigned.

 

Assistant Camp Director (weekly salary: $350.00)

  • Design, deliver, and evaluate camp programs which meet the needs and interests of the camps target populations and ensure their delivery in a safe and quality manner.
  • Assist in camper administrative duties to ensure a positive experience with resident camp program
    • Coordinate camper check-in and check-out procedures.
    • Communicate with parents on behavior and physical issues which arise during camp session.
    • Work alongside Resident Camp Director on progressive discipline.
    • Evaluate the success of camp and the development of the campers’ abilities and skills in various activities.
    • Assist in the overall daily operation of summer resident camp including food service, program, business, camper and staff supervision, and health care, including record keeping, office operations etc.
      • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in all areas.
        • Oversee daily checks of living quarters for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
        • Ensure living areas as kept free of hazards and debris.
        • Supervise and evaluate Unit Staff Counselors to develop and implement all facets of camp program activities.
          • Regularly monitor work of counselors
          • Evaluate Unit Leaders daily logs and incident reports
          • Provide feedback and guidance to counselors
          • Provide recommendations and concerns to Camp Director regarding counselors’ performance.
          • Other duties as assigned.

 

Barn Director (weekly salary: $300.00)

  • Plan, direct, and supervise a safe and fun horseback riding program.
    • Write (with the help of Wranglers) lesson plans to meet camp goals.
    • Evaluate riding abilities of campers and staff.
    • Deliver creative riding program activities.
    • Set daily and session schedules for the horse program.
  • Train and supervise Wrangler staff
    • Assist in the planning and implementation of staff training.
    • Train Wranglers and counseling staff in their horseback riding responsibilities.
    • Schedule and supervise Wranglers to provide a safe and high-quality program.
    • Work with Wranglers in Training.
  • Manage the physical facilities and equipment in the horseback riding program area.
    • Set up horseback riding area prior to and during staff training.
    • Teach and monitor proper use of equipment.
    • Manage daily care of the camp’s horses.
    • Conduct initial and end-of-season inventory.
    • Check equipment and make (or file for) repairs.
    • Review horses for health needs, behavior issues, and tack needs.
    • Conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Submit orders for equipment and supplies when needed, ensuring timely arrival of materials.
    • Assist in packing all material and supplies at the end of the season.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Counselor (Resident Camp weekly salary: $225.00)

  • Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of campers in their living unit, within activities and throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes.
    • Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, and respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment of youth.
    • Assure campers are properly supervised at all times.
    • Be aware of and implement safety guidelines.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers within the mission and outcomes.
    • Responsible for leading and assisting with the teaching of activities.
    • Actively participate in all program areas as assigned.
    • Provide for the progression of activities within the framework of individual and group interests and abilities.
    • Assist in program areas such as waterfront, nature, science, all camp activities, and arts and crafts as directed.
  • Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff.
    • Provide the daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition personal health needs.
    • Ensure that campers receive their medications as directed by health care manager.
    • Be alert to campers and staff needs and assist them with personal and/or health problems, and discuss with camp health manager and/or resident camp director when appropriate.
    • Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to camp director.
  • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.
    • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
    • Set a good example to campers and other in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.
    • Other duties as assigned.

 

Food Service Manager (weekly salary: $350.00)

  • Manage the daily operations of the camp food and dining service including coordinating activities between the kitchen and dining room.
    • Oversee the planning and preparation of nutritionally balance camp meals, snacks, and pack-out food.
    • Ensure the service of camp meals through directing the work of other employees.
    • Ensure safe and efficient preparation and serving of camp meals.
    • Coordinate menu planning for user groups as directed.
  • Oversee the inventory and ordering food, equipment, and supplies and arrange for the routine maintenance, sanitation, and upkeep of the camp kitchen its equipment, and facilities.
    • Maintain inventory of food and household supplies.
    • Order food and kitchen supplies consistent with menu and enrollment counts.
    • Maintain high standards of cleanliness, sanitation, and safety.
    • Clean and maintain all food-service areas, including kitchen, dining hall, storage, kitchen recycling.
    • Inspect equipment and ensure equipment is repaired as necessary.
    • Promote practices that seek to reduce waste, reuse items, and recycle as much as possible.
  • Manage all administrative and human-resource functions with regard to kitchen and dining room employees.
    • Monitor employee performance and training.
    • Assist with interviewing and hiring of cooks and all kitchen staff.
    • Plan, coordinate, schedule, and supervise the work of other food service staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Health Care Manager (Resident Camp weekly salary: $350.00)

  • Resident Camp Health Care Manager needs to be either a registered nurse, or a physician.
  • Provide health care to meet individual needs of camp staff and campers.
    • Collaborate with other medical staff to meet medical needs.
    • Follow health care policies/procedures as described in the Healthcare Manual and treatment procedures.
  • Organize, maintain, and utilize adequate resources for serving the health and medical needs of the campers and staff.
    • Set up the camp Health Desk.
    • Inventory and order all necessary medical supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed medical records according to Oklahoma state and American Camp Association standards.
    • Ensure staff and camper health examinations are current and on file.
    • Prepare and utilize daily medical log for treatment and medications.
    • Prepare and record insurance and accident report forms.
  • Oversee First Aid procedures and supplies.
    • Prepare and distribute first aid kits throughout camp including camp vehicles, kitchen, offices, waterfront, activity areas, out-of-camp trips.
    • Ensure supplies are well stocked and distributed as needed.
  • Ensure a staff orientation session is delivered on medical services.
    • Ensure camp staff and campers know their role related to health care and first aid.
    • Provide or ensure orientation is provided that includes standing orders, clinic hours, specific camper health and social needs, health center procedures, emergency procedures, growth and development of age groups, staff health assessment of campers, policies on contacting parents, transportation to outside health facilities, accident prevention and risk management, and first aid in the camp setting.
  • Screen all campers and staff who are arriving and departing camp.
    • Verify health history and examination.
    • Verify emergency authorization
    • Identify any observable evidence of illness or communicable diseases.
    • Conduct a health assessment.
    • Keep all medications used by campers and staff.
  • Supervise sanitary conditions throughout camp.
    • Observe daily cleanliness in the food service facility and other areas throughout camp.
    • Report any health problems or symptoms of illness to the Camp Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Kitchen Assistant (weekly salary: $212.50)

  • Assist in the daily operations of the camp food service.
    • Assist in the preparation of food as the menu indicates including washing and peeling.
    • Set up food, supplies, and utensils for dining hall distribution.
    • Store food and leftovers at proper temperature.
  • Assist in routine sanitation of the kitchen and related equipment.
    • Clan and maintain all food-preparation and storage areas.
    • Wash all dishes, serving and preparation equipment, and utensils according to regulated washing methods and temperatures.
    • Reduce waste, reuse items, and recycle as indicated through the camp’s procedures.
  • Assist in the preparation and packaging of food for use outside the camp dining hall.
    • Work with cooks and other staff in reviewing pack out requests to ensure adequate and accurate amounts and variety.
    • Prepare and store pack out food according to camp and health code procedures.
  • Advise staff on equipment or preparation materials needed for identified menu choices.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Leadership Director (weekly salary: $325.00)

  • Deliver program to Counselor In Training/Wrangler In Training participants.
    • Ensure lesson plans are prepared and implemented which meet camp outcomes and the abilities of the campers.
    • Evaluate program delivery abilities of staff.
    • Deliver progressive program activities.
    • Evaluate the success of the program and the development of the campers’ abilities and skills in various program activities.
    • Coordinate all camp program and campfire activities with other staff.
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures during camp programs.
    • Assist in the implementation of staff training.
    • Provide guidelines for programs utilizing camp equipment.
    • Ensure campers and staff follow safety procedures in all program areas.
  • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in all program areas.
    • Oversee daily checks of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Ensure program areas are kept free of hazards and debris.
  • Supervise and evaluate CITs and WITs.
    • Regularly monitor work.
    • Provide feedback and guidance.
    • Provide recommendations and concerns to camp director regarding CIT/WIT performances.
  • Develop and implement schedules and records for all areas CIT/WITs.
    • Create program and activity schedules.
    • Develop and supervise their schedule for programs and activities.
    • Collect and evaluate records; report and evaluate camp program and activity areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Lifeguard (weekly salary: $250.00)

  • Supervise and guard all waterfront activities
    • Provide surveillance during aquatic activities to help prevent and to manage injuries.
    • Provide rescues as needed.
    • Utilize first aid and COR and other emergency management services as needed.
    • Understand and implement appropriate response to changes in water conditions or weather conditions affecting the waterfront.
    • Evaluate aquatics abilities of campers and staff.
  • Assist waterfront instructional staff in program areas such as swimming and boating.
    • Ensure campers and staff follow safety procedures while in their program activity.
    • Act as reference in waterfront activities.
    • Assist in the delivery and supervision of all water activities and special events at the waterfront.
  • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the waterfront program area.
    • Conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Clean waterfront area daily keeping it free of hazards and debris.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Program Director (weekly salary: $325.00)

  • Deliver a fun program to campers.
    • Ensure lesson plans are prepared and implemented which meet camp outcomes and the abilities of the campers.
    • Evaluate program delivery abilities of staff.
    • Deliver progressive program activities.
    • Evaluate the success of the program and the development of the campers’ abilities and skills in various program activities.
    • Coordinate all camp program and campfire activities with other staff.
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures during camp programs.
    • Assist in the implementation of staff training.
    • Provide guidelines for programs utilizing camp equipment.
    • Ensure campers and staff follow safety procedures in all program areas.
  • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in all program areas.
    • Oversee daily checks of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Ensure program areas are kept free of hazards and debris.
  • Supervise and evaluate Waterfront Director, Barn Director and Program Specialists (Wrangler, Waterfront, Arts, Challenge and Science) to develop and implement all facets of camp program activities.
    • Regularly monitor work of program staff.
    • Provide feedback and guidance to program staff.
    • Provide recommendations and concerns to camp director regarding program staff performances.
  • Develop and implement schedules and records for all areas of camp program and facilities.
    • Create camper and group program and activity schedules.
    • Develop and supervise staff schedule for programs and activities.
    • Collect and evaluate records; report and evaluate camp program and activity areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Waterfront Director (weekly salary: $300.00)

  • Plan, direct, and supervise a safe and fun waterfront program.
    • Write (with the help of the lifeguards) lesson plans that meet camp goals.
    • Evaluate aquatics abilities of campers and staff.
    • Deliver creative swim and waterfront program activities.
  • Train and supervise waterfront staff.
    • Assist in the planning and implementation of staff training.
    • Train waterfront and counseling staff in their waterfront responsibilities.
    • Supervise waterfront staff to provide a safe and high-quality program.
    • Supervise the waterfront staff evaluation process.
    • Implement the scheduling of waterfront staff.
    • Directly supervise other aquatic staff.
  • Manage the physical facilities and equipment in the waterfront program area.
    • Set up waterfront area prior to and during staff training.
    • Teach and monitor proper use of equipment.
    • Conduct initial and end-of-season inventory, and store equipment for safety.
    • Check equipment, and make (or file for) repairs.
    • Conduct a daily check of equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Submit orders for equipment and supplies when needed, ensuring timely arrival of materials.
    • Survey waterfront area daily, and keep the area free of hazards and debris.
  • Participate as a member of the camp management team to plan, direct, and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions.
    • Work with Program Director and lifeguards to develop a program curriculum, awards programs, and leadership programs.
    • Assist in the planning of any special events on or near the waterfront.
    • Participate in management and staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Wrangler (weekly salary: $250.00)

  • With the Barn Director, develop and deliver a horse program which is appropriate for the ages and abilities of the campers.
    • Write lesson plans that meet camp outcomes and the abilities of the campers.
    • Evaluate abilities of campers.
    • Deliver progressive horseback riding activities.
    • Teach and monitor proper use of equipment.
    • Assist in the evaluation of the success of the horseback riding program.
  • Ensure camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures.
    • Assist in the implementation of staff training for horseback riding including rules of the trail, barn, and arena and safety equipment.
    • Train other staff in their responsibilities when horseback riding.
    • Ensure campers and staff follow safety procedures.
    • Be knowledgeable about the horse ring and arena and trails available for horseback riding.
  • Assist in the care and maintenance of the horses and related equipment.
    • Maintain the horse equipment including all tack, stalls, etc.
    • Conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Assist in packing all materials
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

SELECTIVE ABILITIES:

The incumbent must be able to perform the following qualifications in order to be offered and/or maintain employment in this position.

  • Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior assesses its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
  • Ability to observe staff behavior assesses its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

 

SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Experience in the development and delivery of programs and activities for similar population.
  • Training, experience and desire to work with children outdoors in varied conditions.
  • Experience in planning sessions and events. Participate as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions.
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning and leading those as assigned.
  • Must be willing to obtain first aid/CPR during pre-camp training.
  • Driver’s License

 

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