Outdoor Journeys company profile

Day Camp Staff

Job Location

Camp Nawakwa - Angelus Oaks, CA, United States

Job Description

The Day Camp Staff will be responsible for ensuring the safety of campers as they participate in a wide range of camp activities including arts and crafts, group games, Frisbee golf, scavenger hunts, indoor/outdoor games, relay games, basketball, wiffle ball, team building and leading songs/skits. In addition to camp activities the Day Camp Staff will be the primary supervisor of campers through all daily activities including meal time, activities, and transitions between activities. The Day Camp Staff will report directly to their designated Day Camp Lead. 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 Day Camp Staff will be:

• Guide groups of campers through full participation in all camp activities.

• Facilitate large and small group activities.

• Be a positive role model for campers.

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

• 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 staff training at Camp Nawakwa, located near Angelus Oaks, CA.

• Maintain a clean day camp and activity areas.

• Clean camp areas after programming.

• Keep campers safe at all times.

• Work with site staff to maintain housekeeping and maintenance.

• Attend Staff Meetings.

• Report directly to Day Camp Lead.

• Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


• At least 18 years of age.

• Desire and ability to work with children in the outdoors.

• Punctual and reliable transportation.

• 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.

• 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.

• Ability to pass background check & TB test.

Compensation & Benefits:

• Dynamic work environment

• Competitive Salary (Salary depending on experience)

• Professional development

Key Dates:

• Staff Training – June 7th – June 14th

• Summer Season – June 17th – August 2nd

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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