Golden Gate

Coastal Camp Operations Manager

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As an integral member of the Camp Administrative Team, the Operations Manager ensures smooth program logistics, external communication and scheduling. 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. The role is a full-time, seasonal position beginning May  3, 2021. This position is expected to run 15 or 16 weeks, but the ability to offer programs depends on state and county Covid-19 restrictions, so we are unable to guarantee a minimum number of work weeks. The end date will be no later than August 20, 2021.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Communicate with Coastal Camp families to make changes and updates, answer questions and ensure readiness for camp each week
  • Create camper groups and health and safety reports
  • Create weekly staff and operations schedules
  • Oversee daily camper attendance, including drop off and pick up
  • Communicate with other operations and facilities staff to ensure a safe, comfortable experience for all staff and participants

Experience, Competencies & Education


  • Bachelor’s degree and two years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in education or operations roles
  • Proficiency with using CRM systems and G-suite
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Customer service and communication skills
  • Valid driver's license


  • Previous experience with NatureBridge and/or Coastal Camp
  • Experience in summer camps and/or environmental education
  • Experience with Salesforce and Active Network
  • Experience with education-related operations administration
  • Experience creating staff schedules
  • Experience or training in equity and inclusion work
  • Involvement in relevant community service projects and volunteer projects

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 2 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.


  • $16.25 per hour
  • Housing available in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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. Apply through Formstack or our website No calls, faxes or printed materials, please. No agencies, please. Applications are due no later than February 3.

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