Current Overnight Summer Camp Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in working at our overnight summer camp. Please apply for any of the listed positions by using our online job application. We’ll get in touch with you soon.

Yours,
Joe Mendes
Owner/Director

740-269-0137
joe@camprooseveltfirebird.com
Facebook: JoeTreeMendes
Skype: JoeTheDirector

Job Listings:

Camp Counselor

Job Responsibilities: Under the guidance of the Directors, a Cabin Counselor’s goal is to provide a safe and healthy environment for all campers and staff; live in a cabin with and co-supervise 6-10 campers; lead and assist in teaching one or more activities. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, and respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment of youth.

- Oversee cabin activities, enforce cabin and camp rules.

- Assure campers are properly supervised at all times.

- Participate in the development and implementation of activities for campers within the mission of camp.

- Assist in program areas such as waterfront, and any other camp activity as directed.

- Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff

- Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.

- Maintain a safe, clean and respectful living environment.

- Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned

- Other tasks or duties deemed necessary by the camp director.

All staff members of Camp Roosevelt Firebird must be able to:

1. Think clearly and exercise good judgement while supervising children in assigned area(s)

2. Work cooperatively with staff and campers.

3. Operate tools, equipment, vehicles, boats and appliances as applicable to job duties.

4. Assist staff and campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, injury or natural disaster.

5. Possess mental, visual and auditory ability to respond to environmental hazards and internal/external threats

Preferred Experience: Applicants should have experience and/or interest in working with children for extended time periods. Counselor should be fun loving and a responsible and empathetic person. May be required to come to camp with current First Aid and CPR certification or higher.

Training: We provide an extensive training week to familiarize staff with camp policy, procedures, and your program area. Training in counseling is also provided so that staff is ready to work with our campers when they arrive. Additional support and guidance is provided on an ongoing basis.

Compensation: Camp Roosevelt Firebird staff must be available from June 9 – August 9, 2018. Base salary is $2200 for the duration of the contract period, plus room & board and a travel stipend. Additional salary bonuses are available for certain certifications, responsibilities, and for additional weeks worked either before or after the camping season.

Camp Nurse / Wellness Center Manager

Job Responsibilities : ​Under the guidance of the Directors, the health center coordinator is a health care provider for all injuries, ailments, and emergencies that occur at camp. The coordinator is also an extension of the camper’s parents, to help in moments of homesickness, provide TLC, and provide help with adjustment at camp. The health coordinator is an integral part of our community who participates in camp activities and is always willing to pitch in any realm of camp. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Maintain a clean and sanitary health care center

- Keep an inventory of medical supplies and reorder as needed.

- Dispense medications to staff and campers.

- Be prepared to handle emergencies that arise at any time.

- Assist with cabin inspection to encourage and support camper hygiene.

- Maintain accurate records of camper and staff visits to the health center.

- Maintain accurate records of medication distribution – OTC, prescriptions, and as-needed medicine.

- Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff

- Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.

- Other tasks or duties deemed necessary by the camp director.

All staff members of Camp Roosevelt Firebird must be able to:

1. Think clearly at all times.

2. Work cooperatively with staff and campers.

3. Exercise good judgment.

4. Operate tools, equipment, vehicles, boats and appliances as applicable to job duties.

5. Assist staff and campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, injury or natural disaster).

6. Maintain supervision of assigned area(s) while on duty.

7. Possess the mental, visual and auditory ability to respond to environmental hazards and internal and external threats to the camp community.

Preferred Experience: Applicants should be 21 or older, and should be a certified registered nurse (RN), licensed professional nurse (LPN), or emergency medical technician (EMT). Experience and/or interest in working with children is preferred. A health coordinator should be a fun, patient, honest, caring and responsible person who wants to spend time in the outdoors with kids. We provide extensive training in counseling skills, so that our entire staff is ready to work with our campers when they arrive. We assume your certification includes current First Aid and CPR certification or higher.

​Compensation: Camp Roosevelt Firebird staff must be available from June 9 – August 9, 2018. Competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications, plus room & board and a travel stipend. Reimbursement

provided for temporary Ohio RN license if needed.

To Apply

Follow the links below to fill out an online application.

Upon opening the link, you must set up an account and then click on "register for this session." This will take you to the appropriate application.

All staff positions require first aid and CPR training. Many positions require additional training and certifications.

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