Golden Gate

Coastal Camp Manager

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Coastal Camp at NatureBridge is a summer day camp designed to combine marine and coastal ecology themes with hands-on educational activities and games, providing exciting opportunities for discovery in the great outdoors. As an integral member of the Camp Administrative Team, the Camp Manager supports the Camp Director in administering and coordinating program operations and staff logistics for Coastal Camp. The role is a full-time, seasonal position from January 6 through August 14, 2020.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervise a staff of seasonal counselors
  • Respond to camp emails and phone calls
  • Co-lead staff training
  • Inventory, order and maintain camp supplies
  • Create and update curriculum and camp materials
  • Primary responder on radio for staff and camper concerns 
  • Relay challenging behavior and health concerns to guardians

Experience, Competencies & Education

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience working in summer camps, after school programs or non-formal, outdoor settings serving children ages 3-12
  • Multi-tasking, time management, and organizational skills
  • Experience developing environmental education curriculum and activities
  • Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification or willingness to obtain certification before beginning employment 
  • Valid California driver's license

Preferred:

  • Experience working with NatureBridge Coastal Camp programs
  • Experience hiring, training and supervising
  • Experience working with currently and historically marginalized groups 
  • Involvement in community service projects, leadership, environmental and social justice
  • Skills in customer service and external communication
  • Proficiency with Google Suite, Microsoft Office and database software 

Working Conditions & Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job operates both in a professional office environment and in an outdoor setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to regularly stand; walk up to 7 miles on uneven terrain. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.

Compensation

  • $15 per hour
  • Excellent benefits package including medical insurance, retirement plan, plus generous vacation, holiday and sick leave plans 
  • Shared housing may be available in June

Application Process

NatureBridge is an equal opportunity employer. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority. Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and resume. To apply send a resume and cover letter to camphiring@naturebridge.org. No calls, faxes, or printed materials, please. No agencies, please. Applications are due no later than November 18 at 5 p.m.