Overnight Camp Program Specialist - Weavery
Essential Duties & Responsibilities - all Program Specialist positions
- This role will come in contact with campers, families, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
- Delivers progressive program activities that follow Covid-19 safety protocols, meet camp outcomes, and support the abilities on the campers.
- Assists in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the assigned program area including supply inventory and requisitions.
- Live in assigned unit and provide additional support to unit staff and campers as needed.
Program Specialist – Weavery, Position Overview:
This position is responsible for developing, organizing, and delivering a weavery program that is appropriate for the age and ability of the campers. In addition to setting up program space and training staff on expectations while in program space.
Activities include but not limited to loom and table loom weaving, friendship bracelet making, and rugmaking.
Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, First Aid & CPR certification and completion of Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse online training.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must frequently move up to 25 pounds and occasionally move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to traverse varied terrain over the 60 acres of main camp, be stationary for prolonged periods, gather supplies from various heights and locations. Frequent hand and finger dexterity needed. In compliance with covid-19 protocols, employees are asked to wear a face mask when not actively consuming food/beverage.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this 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 exposed to outdoor weather conditions 95% of the time. The employee may be occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and work in high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with occasional periods of excessive noise (i.e. meal times, talent show).
Camp Fire welcomes and embraces all people of diverse cultures, beliefs, experiences, and identities. We are committed to creating a culturally-responsive, inclusive, and safe environment for all youth, families, staff, and members of the greater community.
Camp Fire Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, gender expression and identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.
Staff training for this position begins 6/16 at 9am. There is a small amount of flexibility for staff who need to arrive at a slightly later date, but it is preferred that all staff are able to attend all of training. Once staff training begins, staff will live at camp for the summer, with one day off per week (Saturday). Pay rate is $50 per day and includes room and board. Last day on site for Counselors is 8/15.