Shift: Various Shifts
Experience Level: None
Education: Associate's Degree
Assist in the planning and implementation of the Camp Christopher leadership Camp (LC) program.
Under direction, ensure that the activities of this position and relevant programs are consistant with the mission, vision and values of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Cleveland.
Participate in the planning and implementation of the Leadership Camp program.
Plan and coordinate the implementation of lessons, activities and functions during the LC program, including keynote speakers, service projects, life skills training programs, camp duties, field trips and other activities.
Communicate camper actions (recommend for hire, etc.) via evaluations.
Assist in development of and participate in camp staff training and weekly meetings.
Supervise completion of all program documentation including relevant incident reports.
Communicate with parents as necessary.
Recruit, train and utilize volunteers as directed.
Recommend orders for supplies and equipment.
Ensure that all American Camping Association (ACA) Standards and all local, state and federal guidelines are being met.
Ensure camper safety is a priority during all activities. Ensure that proper procedures/risk management plans are followed.
Sleep in cabins, clean, prepare meals, manage equipment, attend Mass and prayer services as needed to support the program(s).
Perform other duties as necessary to accomplish objectives.
Combination of experience and education normally represented by a Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Education or related field.
Previous experience working with teenaged children preferred.
Previous experience in a leadership or supervisory role preferred.
Must have a valid Ohio Driver's License, provide a copy of driver's license and are subject to a Moving Vehicle Report (MVR) check through the Department of Motor Vehicles annually. Any MVR grade of 'unacceptable' is not permitted to operate a personal or company vehicle on behalf of Catholic Charities.
Must have competent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Must have leadership and organizational skills, strong detail oriented skills with the ability to supervise and work as part of a team.
Current certification in First Aid and CPR or willing to obtain certification.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends. Overnight stays of up to six (6) nights per week on the camp grounds.
Must be able to sit, stand, walk, squat and reach above head. Must also be able to climb trails in wooded areas and hike up to 3 miles at one time.
Must be able to lift/carry up to 50 pounds unassisted.
Must be able to physically assist participants to stand, sit, use restroom and walk.
Good working knowledge of computers and familiarity with Microsoft Office software.
Final applicant is required to be fingerprinted to complete background check.