Outdoor Journeys company profile

Female Unit Leader

Job Location

Camp Nawakwa - Angelus Oaks, CA, United States

Job Description

The Unit Leader will be responsible for supervising Outdoor Leaders and ensuring the safety of campers as they participate in a wide range of camp activities including hiking, archery, arts and crafts, rock climbing, swimming, canoeing, tomahawks, paintball, nature, and outdoor living skills. In addition to leading and supervising camp activities, the Unit Leader will support Outdoor Leaders through all daily activities including meal times, cabin time, overnight, and transitions between activities. Unit Leader will serve as program leadership and mentors to members of Outdoor Journeys’ Teen Academy. The Unit Leader will report directly to the Program Director. Unit Leader will live on site during the delivery of programing. The Candidate shall understand that he/she is an employee of Outdoor Journeys and shall conduct himself/herself as an ambassador of the organization.

The key duties of the Unit Leader will be:

• To supervise Outdoor Leaders within unit.

• Facilitate leadership development activities for Teen Academy

• Facilitate large and small group activities including evening programs.

• Be a positive role model for campers.

• Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers and Outdoor Leaders.

• Abide by and enforce camp policies.

• Punctual and prepared for training and when on duty.

• Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.

• Attend leadership and staff training.

• Maintain a clean camp and cabin area.

• Live on-site while camp is in session.

• Clean camp areas after programming

• Keep campers safe at all times.

• Work with Camp Facilities Director for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).

• Attend Staff Meetings.

• Report directly to Camp Program Director.

• Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


• At least 21 years of age

• Desire and ability to work with children in the outdoors

• MUST have a positive “can do” attitude, patience, enthusiasm, and integrity.

• Ability to manage multiple tasks and to be accountable

• Ability to work with a wide-range of children, and staff members

• The ability to take initiative and work both as a team and independently

• Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and hike up to 5 miles

• Current Red Cross First Aid & CPR preferred

• Lifeguard certified preferred

• Ability to pass background check & TB test

Compensation & Benefits:

• Dynamic work environment

• Competitive Salary (Salary depending on experience)

• Professional development

Key Dates:

• Leadership Training – June 3rd – June 5th

• Staff Training – June 7th – June 14th

• Summer Season – June 17th – August 4th

How To Apply

Send a resumé and cover letter to patrick@outdoorjourneys.org to apply. Please mention which job you are applying for.
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Contact Information

Contact Patrick Walsh
Summer Camp Director
Outdoor Journeys
Email patrick@outdoorjourneys.org
Website outdoorjourneys.org


March 14, 2019

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