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Job Opportunities

Camp Fire First Texas is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The organization will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, disability or other reason prohibited by the fair employment laws. Reasonable accommodation will be provided in an effort to advance employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Employment at Camp Fire First Texas is on an at-will basis. The employee and the organization are each free to terminate the relationship at any time without cause.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Interested persons should fax or email a cover letter, resume, salary history & requirements to:
     Camp Fire First Texas
     2700 Meacham Blvd.
     Fort Worth, TX 76137 
    resume@CampFireFW.org  
     Fax: 817-831-5070

Due to the volume of responses, only qualified parties will be contacted.
No phone calls, please. 

Full Time Positions (scroll down to see full job descriptions)

  • Annual Giving Manager
  • Full-Time Child Development Teachers

Part Time or Seasonal Positions (scroll down to see full job descriptions)

  • Camp Food Service Manager - Granbury
  • Part-Time Child Development Teachers - Fort Worth
  • Part-Time After School Staff (15 – 25 hrs/wk) - Fort Worth & Aledo
  • Assistant Director, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury
  • CIT Coordinator, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury
  • Equestrian Coordinator, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury
  • Waterfront Director, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury
  • Unit Coordinator, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury
  • Arts and Crafts Coordinator, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury
  • Challenge Course Coordinator, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury
  • Challenge Course Facilitator, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury
  • Business Manager, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury
  • Inclusion Coordinator, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury
  • Inclusion Counselor, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury
  • Riding Instructor, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury
  • Lifeguard/Counselor, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury
  • Cabin Counselor, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury
  • Nature Day Camp Counselor, Camp El Tesoro - Granbury

Internships (scroll down to see full job descriptions)

  • Intern: Writing – Communications, English, Journalism
  • Intern: Digital Communications, Video Journalism
  • Intern: Special Events
Annual Giving Manager

JOB SUMMARY
The Annual Giving Manager works with the Development Division reporting directly to the VP of Development and will be responsible for implementing strategies to meet the organization’s overall development goals.

JOB REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Plan and implement direct mail and unrestricted giving strategy
  • Increase donor base by identifying prospective individual and corporate donors
  • Assist with grant writing
  • Manage donor stewardship
  • Maintain a high profile in the community through community events and networking venues
  • Develop strategies to increase and maintain current alumni database
  • Serve as the project manager for Camp Fire’s Centennial Year and liaison to the Centennial Committee
  • Develop and implement planned giving program
  • Identify corporate volunteer opportunities and facilitate volunteer projects as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience in annual giving including direct mail, individual giving, corporate and foundation giving, donor cultivation/stewardship and grant writing
  • Strong writing and research skills (grants, letters, presentation of ideas)
  • Meeting/Committee coordination and facilitation
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), administration, and organization skills
  • Ability to work and think independently
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Appropriate computer skills and applicable software (Microsoft Office)
  • Experience in Raiser’s Edge or comparable software

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
40 hours per week typically between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. at the Camp Fire Resource Center, 2700 Meacham Blvd., Fort Worth. Some evening and weekend work may be required.

Full-Time Child Development Teachers

JOB SUMMARY
Camp Fire First Texas Child Development Center is now accepting applications for full-time child development teachers. Full time teachers will serve as a co-teacher and be responsible for developing and implementing lesson plans according to each child’s developmental level. Camp Fire offers many opportunities for continued professional development and strives to model best practices.

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 18 years old
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Previous early childhood experience
  • Prefer a CDA certificate or some college credit in child development

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of early childhood developmental milestones
  • Knowledge of appropriate classroom management
  • Good communication skills both oral and written
  • Open to new ideas in early childhood education

 

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
8:00am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday
Camp Fire Child Development Center , 2700 Meacham Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76137

Camp Food Service Manager

The Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro Food Service Manager ensures that high quality and nutritional food is provided to camp participants at Camp Fire’s resident camp near Granbury, Texas. The Food Service Manager provides an environment which supports the camp’s vision of growing and building relationships in an outdoor setting. He or she manages the camp’s food service operation within the established budget and maintains the highest standards of health and sanitation possible. The Food Service Manager, who reports to the Camp Site Manager, supervises kitchen staff, the ordering and preparation of food, menu planning, and cleanliness of the kitchen and dining hall. There are typically five food service employees in addition to the Food Service Manager.

This is a seasonal summer position with food service starting May 25 and continuing through August 8 with a potential to add part time hours during fall/winter/spring. Start date is flexible within the weeks prior to the first day of food service and responsibilities during that time will include hiring staff, planning menus, ordering food, and general preparation for the summer. Housing may be available on-site.
Camp El Tesoro has a state-of-the art air-conditioned kitchen and dining hall that was opened in summer, 2013, which includes excellent equipment that will enable the kitchen staff to prepare a wide variety of meals. The maximum number of meals prepared at any time will be approximately 250, which includes day campers participating in the noon meal only. Most meals are served family style, although there is an opportunity for different types of service.

Essential Functions

  • Manages all aspects of the Camp El Tesoro Food Service Operations
  • Manages all appropriate expense accounts within the budget, and reviews on a regular basis
  • Develops menu plans which support healthy, nutritious meals for campers, within the established budget
  • Purchase food supplies.
  • Maintains an appropriate inventory of food supplies working with vendors to purchase food and supplies at lowest cost and highest quality possible
  • Provides menu options for a wide variety of dietary needs and restrictions
  • Recruits, hires and trains the highest caliber of kitchen staff within all state, ACA, Camp Fire, and ServSafe Texas standards
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation and delivery of meals
  • Develops and enforces safety and cleanliness protocols
  • Hires, trains, and schedules kitchen staff to meet program needs
  • Submits food invoices on a weekly basis for authorization/payment
  • Participates in all available reimbursement programs for which we are eligible
  • Coordinates with the Overnight Camp Director to purchase and maintain Camp Store beverages and snacks
  • Monitors quality of food service program through the camp season and makes necessary adjustments as needed
  • Provides courteous and professional service to guests
  • Maintains all kitchen facilities and equipment in a proper high quality and clean manner
  • Responsible for the stewardship of camp’s natural resources, facilities, equipment and programs
  • Evaluates and monitors the camp food program, ensuring the food service program meets the needs of the participants
  • Assists with the coordination of activities and operations between camp departments as they relate to the food service program
  • Upholds the standards and ideals of Camp Fire and Camp El Tesoro in all aspects, dealing with campers, participants, parents, staff, and volunteers in a courteous and professional manner
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications - Required

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working in food service preparation and delivery
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience managing a kitchen to include supervision or work direction to kitchen staff
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability and desire to work with camp staff and other young people
  • Ability to work within diverse groups
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, customer service, public relations skills, and the ability to work with youth and adults are essential.

Qualifications - Preferred

  • Prior experience working in camp food service
  • Post-secondary education in nutrition

Physical Demands

Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds

Requires ability to safely operate all necessary kitchen equipment and cleaning supplies. (The Food Services Manager utilizes equipment which can be potentially dangerous, including knives, ovens, meat slicers, mixers, broilers, and cleaning chemicals)

Work is performed in a fast-paced kitchen environment. Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing is essential for this position. Visual acuity is required for reading computer screens and/or documents and making changes as necessary/required. Job requires high levels of alertness and concentration

Walking is frequent. Repetitive stooping and bending with frequent lifting of light to heavy objects is required. The ability to sit and stand for long periods of time is required as well as the ability to manipulate keyboards, telephone keypads, and kitchen utensils. Must have visual and auditory ability

Must pass criminal background check.

Camp El Tesoro is a smoke-free facility.

Must have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, intermediate experience with computers, including personal computer applications such as database and word processing.

Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations is important.

Job requirements include a Texas Food Service Mangers Certificate, Texas Serve Safe Certification.

Part-Time Child Development Teachers

JOB SUMMARY
Camp Fire First Texas Child Development Center is now accepting applications for afternoon part-time child development teachers. Part-time teachers will assist the Lead teacher in implementing lesson plans according to each child’s developmental level. Camp Fire offers many opportunities for continued professional development and strives to model best practices.

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 18 years old
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Previous early childhood experience
  • Prefer a CDA certificate or some college credit in child development

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of early childhood developmental milestones
  • Knowledge of appropriate classroom management
  • Good communication skills both oral and written
  • Open to new ideas in early childhood education

 

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Camp Fire Child Development Center, 2700 Meacham Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76137

Part-Time After School Staff (20 - 30 hrs/wk) - Fort Worth & Aledo

JOB SUMMARY
Camp Fire First Texas is accepting resumes for after school counselors for our after school programs located in Fort Worth and Aledo schools. The After School Staff is responsible for creating a warm, nurturing, safe and loving environment where social and self-concepts are enhanced, independence encouraged and individuality respected. You may be asked to assist with providing snack, homework help, and attend field trips as well as be willing to lead small group activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience working with youth
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must pass a criminal background check

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • College credit in child development, education, or related field
  • CDA Certificate, Associate or Bachelors Degree in child development, education or related field
  • Bilingual, English - Spanish

 

Assistant Director - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

The role of the Assistant Director is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro through the planning and delivery of program activities and events, design and deliver program activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities, and to assist in the management of the overall camp operation at the direction of the Camp Director.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver a fun program to campers.
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures during camp programs.
  • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in all program areas.
  • Supervise and evaluate Program Specialists to develop and implement all facets of camp program activities
  • Develop and implement schedules and records for all areas of camp program and facilities.
  • Attend administrative staff meetings.
  • Maintain clear and positive written and verbal communication with all camp staff.
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, providing support and guidance to those assigned as leaders.
  • Assist in handling camper behavior management, and contact parents as needed.
  • Participate as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions.
  • Provide ongoing program ideas to counseling and activity area staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 22 years of age
  • Minimum 4 years of college or equivalent experience
  • Prior supervision of a program similar to the camp.
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification

Directly reports to Camp Director.

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 19-July 27. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend.
Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro, 7710 Fall Creek Hwy, Granbury, TX 76049

CIT Coordinator - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

The role of the CIT Coordinator is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro through facilitating the Counselor in Training program.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Facilitate CIT’s development of skills in camp activities, outdoor living and leadership.
  • Guide CIT’s development of skills in camp activities, outdoor living and leadership necessary to work effectively with children.
  • Instruct CIT’s following the national Camp Fire Counselor-In-Training Course.
  • Interpret and coordinate CIT program with appropriate camp staff as it relates to their campers and units.
  • Keep records throughout course and provide written evaluation at program close.
  • Evaluate each CIT regarding progress within the CIT course.
  • Attend administrative staff meetings.
  • Maintain clear and positive written and verbal communication with all camp staff.
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Minimum 2 years of college or equivalent experience
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 25-July 20. Position may require living in a cabin with campers. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend. Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro, 7710 Fall Creek Hwy, Granbury TX 76049.

Equestrian Coordinator - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

The role of the Equestrian Coordinator is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro through the planning and delivery of a horseback riding program that is safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ ages and abilities and to provide management to the physical operation of the horseback riding facilities and equipment.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, direct, and supervise a safe and fun horseback riding program.
  • Train and supervise Horseback Riding staff
  • Manage the physical facilities and equipment in the horseback riding program area
  • Participate as a member of the camp management team to plan, direct, and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions
  • Attend administrative staff meetings.
  • Maintain clear and positive written and verbal communication with all camp staff.
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Minimum 2 years of college or equivalent experience
  • Current CHA riding instructor certification
  • Prior supervision of a horseback riding program similar to the camp.
  • Experience in supervising other horseback riding staff is desirable
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 25-August 2. Position requires early mornings to feed horses, and evenings to assist facilitating camp programs. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend.

Waterfront Director - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

The role of the Waterfront Director is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro through the planning and delivery of activities at the camp’s waterfront that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the camper’s age and abilities and to provide management to the physical operation of the waterfront’s facilities and equipment.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, direct, and supervise a safe and fun waterfront program
  • Train and supervise waterfront staff
  • Manage the physical facilities and equipment in the waterfront program area
  • Participate as a member of the camp management team to plan, direct, and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions
  • Attend administrative staff meetings.
  • Maintain clear and positive written and verbal communication with all camp staff.
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Minimum 2 years of college or equivalent experience
  • Current Lifeguard and canoe/kayak certification
  • Knowledge of pool operation
  • Experience in supervising other staff
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 25-August 2. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend.

Unit Coordinator - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee cabin management for entire Unit.
  • Maintain facilities in and around Unit
  • Facilitate weekly cookout within unit
  • Administrative duties, scheduling cook out menus, staff time off schedules, activity schedules
  • Attend administrative staff meetings
  • Maintain clear and positive written and verbal communication with all camp staff.
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned


REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Minimum 2 years of college or equivalent experience
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 25-July 27. Position requires living in cabin with campers. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend.

Arts and Crafts Coordinator - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

The role of the Arts and Crafts coordinator is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro through the development and delivery of arts and crafts activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities and to assist in the management of RuLoHo and related equipment and supplies.

  • Develop, teach and deliver an arts and crafts program that is appropriate for the age and ability of the campers
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures
    Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the arts and crafts program area
  • Assist in overall implementation of camp programs
  • Provide unit coverage when assigned
  • Assist in weekly set up and clean up of camp
  • Assist in end of season all camp clean up
  • Adhere to Camp Fire First Texas policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Minimum of one year of college preferred
  • Demonstrated ability in art and crafts
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 28-July 25. Position requires living in cabin with campers. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend.
Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro, 7710 Fall Creek Hwy, Granbury, TX 76049

Challenge Course Coordinator - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

The role of the Challenge Course Coordinator is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro through the development and delivery of adventure challenge activities at the camp, to deliver adventure challenge activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities and assist in the management to the physical operation of the adventure challenge facilities and equipment.

JOB RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Develop, teach and deliver a fun and engaging adventure challenge program to campers.
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures in adventure challenge.
  • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the challenge course program area.
  • Assist in overall implementation of camp programs
  • Provide unit coverage when assigned
  • Assist in weekly set up and clean up of camp
  • Assist in end of season all camp clean up
  • Adhere to Camp Fire First Texas policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Minimum of one year of college preferred
  • Current Level 1 challenge course certification or documented experience and training
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 25-Aug 2. Position may require living in cabin with campers for one week. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend. Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro, 7710 Fall Creek Hwy, Granbury TX 76049.

Challenge Course Facilitator - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

The role of a Challenge Course Facilitator is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro through the development and delivery of adventure challenge activities at the camp, to deliver adventure challenge activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities, and assist in the management to the physical operation of the adventure challenge facilities and equipment.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, teach and deliver a fun and engaging adventure challenge program to campers.
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures in adventure challenge.
  • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the challenge course program area.
  • Assist in overall implementation of camp programs
  • Provide unit coverage when assigned
  • Assist in weekly set up and clean up of camp
  • Assist in end of season all camp clean up
  • Adhere to Camp Fire First Texas policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENT

  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Minimum of one year of college preferred
  • Current Level 1 challenge course certification or documented experience and training Preferred
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 25-July 26. Position requires living in cabin with campers. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend.
Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro, 7710 Fall Creek Hwy, Granbury, TX 76049

Business Manager - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

The role of the Business Manager is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro by directing the overall business operation of the camp on a seasonal basis, including, camp store, personnel record keeping, customer service, and camper records. The position involves considerable independent work as well as being an effective member of a team.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee camp store inventory, customer service, sales, and staging of store.
  • Manage the daily operations of the camp business service.
  • Oversee the inventory and ordering of business, program, and office supplies and arrange for the routine maintenance of the camp business equipment.
  • Assist in the management and record keeping of camper and staff information.
  • Attend administrative staff meetings.
  • Maintain clear and positive written and verbal communication with all camp staff.
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, providing support and guidance to those assigned as leaders.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 20 years of age
  • Experience in business or office setting.
  • Knowledge of and experience in business: ordering, inventory, cash management, and office equipment use.
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
    Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 26-July 26. Position may require living in cabin with campers. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend.
Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro, 7710 Fall Creek Hwy, Granbury, TX 76049

Inclusion Coordinator - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

The role of the Inclusion Coordinator is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro by working with parents, caregivers, and camp staff to plan for and provide an optimum mainstream camp experience for children with special needs and through intake procedures, ongoing communication, and support, the inclusion coordinators work to ensure the success of campers with special needs.

JOB RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Plan, organize and facilitate intake of campers.
  • Oversee program adaption for campers
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures during camp programs.
  • Keep all parties informed of campers needs and progress throughout the camp program.
  • Attend administrative staff meetings.
  • Maintain clear and positive written and verbal communication with all camp staff.
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, providing support and guidance to those assigned as leaders.
  • Provide ongoing adaptive program ideas to counseling and activity area staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum age 22
  • Degree in (or working towards a degree in) Special Education, Therapeutic Recreation, or other relevant field.
  • Past experience with groups of children in school, camp, or a similar setting.
  • Extensive knowledge of best practices for working with a broad range of special needs.
  • Experience developing, organizing and carrying out special needs, adaptive, or inclusion programs.
  • Must work and interact in a professional way and be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 25-July 27. Position may require living in cabin with campers. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend.

Inclusion Counselor - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

The role of an Inclusion Counselor is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro by being the primary caregivers for each camper, and the Counselor is responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out activities and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills.

JOB RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of campers in their living unit, within activities and throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers within the mission and outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Attend all job trainings and staff meetings.
  • Contribute to verbal and written evaluations and communication as requested.
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRMENTS

  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Minimum of one year of college preferred
  • Experience working with children with special needs preferred
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 30-July 20. Position requires living in cabin with campers. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend.

Riding Instructor - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

The role of a Riding Instructor is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro through assisting in the development and delivery of a horseback riding program that is safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ ages and abilities and to assist in the care and maintenance of the horses and related equipment.

JOB RESPONSIBITLIES

  • With the Horseback Riding Director, develop and deliver a horse program that is appropriate for the ages and abilities of the campers.
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures.
  • Assist in the care and maintenance of the horses and related equipment.
  • Assist in overall implementation of camp programs
  • Provide unit coverage when assigned
  • Assist in weekly set up and clean up of camp
  • Assist in end of season all camp clean up
  • Adhere to Camp Fire First Texas policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


REQUIRMENTS

  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Minimum of one year of college preferred
  • Current CHA riding instructor certification preferred
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications


WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 25-Aug 2. Position requires early mornings to feed horses, and evenings to assist facilitating camp programs. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend.

Lifeguard/Counselor - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

The role of a Lifeguard is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro by being the primary caregivers for each camper and is responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out activities and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills.

JOB RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Supervise and guard all waterfront activities
  • Assist waterfront instructional staff in program areas such as swimming and boating
  • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the waterfront program area
  • Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of campers in their living unit, within activities and throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers within the mission and outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Attend all job trainings and staff meetings.
  • Contribute to verbal and written evaluations and communication as requested.
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned


REQUIREMENTS

  • Current Lifeguard certification, or ability to obtain prior to season start
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Minimum of one year of college preferred
  • Experience as a lifeguard preferred
  • Experience working with children preferred
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual


WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 25-July 20. Position requires living in cabin with campers. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend.

Cabin Counselor - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

The role of the Cabin Counselor is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro by being the primary caregivers for each camper. The Counselor is responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out activities and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills.

JOB RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of campers in their living unit, within activities and throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers within the mission and outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Attend all job trainings and staff meetings.
  • Contribute to verbal and written evaluations and communication as requested.
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Minimum of one year of college preferred
  • Experience working with children preferred
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications


WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 30-July 20. Position requires living in cabin with campers. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend.Add Content...

Nature Day Camp Counselor - Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro

The role of the Nature Day Camp Counselor is to further the mission of Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro by being the primary caregiver for each camper. The Counselor is responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out activities and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills.

JOB RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of campers in their camper group within activities and throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers within the mission and outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Represent the camp when interacting with parents or community members.
  • Attend all job trainings and staff meetings.
  • Contribute to verbal and written evaluations and communication as requested.
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRMENTS

  • Must be 18 years of age or high school graduate
  • Minimum of one year of college preferred
  • Experience working with children preferred
  • A genuine interest in working/living with and teaching children in outdoor environment
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance
  • Ability to handle the pressures that are associated with living with coworkers, and children
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Participate in pre-camp staff training. Become familiar with and implement camp policies, procedures, and philosophy as stated in the Summer Camp Staff Manual
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications

WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
This position lives onsite during the entire camp season, May 28-July 25. On duty all day with a two hour break each day, and a 24 hour period off on weekend.

Intern: Writing – Communications, English, Journalism

JOB RESPONSIBITIES

  • Work with the supervisor to research potential communication/story-telling projects
  • Learn/maintain working knowledge of all Camp Fire programs, including Outdoor Programs
  • Interface with program divisions to ensure accurate information and identify interview subjects
  • Conduct research through Camp Fire connections, database, personal leads and alumni networks to identify interesting subjects for interview and stories
  • Research prospects and potential human interest stories, historical projects and sources as guided by organizational priorities
  • Support writing projects and research for the Centennial of Camp Fire First Texas

Intern will be writing for publications including, but not limited to:

  • Newsletters
  • Media Pitches
  • Development pieces
  • Annual Report
  • Website

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Upper level college student
  • Research & Interviewing skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Writing skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills (MS Office products)
  • Transportation to/from Camp Fire offices
  • Self-motivated, yet able to work independently or with a team

WORK HOURS
10-20 hours per week. Flexible but agreed upon prior to the start of the internship.

  • Willing to arrange class credit
  • Potential to earn a letter of recommendation
  • Professional portfolio enhancement
  • Monetary stipend based on results and professionalism

 

Intern: Digital Communications, Video Journalism

JOB RESPONSIBILITES

Key Area of Responsibility - Story Development & Writing

  • Work with the supervisor to research potential communication/story-telling projects
  • Learn/maintain working knowledge of all Camp Fire programs
  • Interface with program divisions to ensure information is accurate and identify interview subjects
  • Conduct research through Camp Fire connections, personal leads and Alumni networks
  • Research prospects and potential human interest stories, historical projects and sources as guided by Council priorities
  • Support writing projects and research for the Centennial of Camp Fire First Texas

Key Area of Responsibility - Photo & Video Editing

  • Capture video and photographs in the following key areas: Centennial events, summer camp programs, after school programs, alumni/VIP interviews & special events
  • Write and develop scripts to tell the Camp Fire stories using video and photography in key areas
  • Shoot & edit raw video for use on web, social sites and at events
  • Shoot, edit and arrange photographs layouts for use on web, social sites and events
  • Organize & scan historical photographs recommended for use in centennial layout and displays

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Upper level college student or graduate student
  • Video editing and storytelling experience
  • Storyboard and filming skills
  • Research and Interviewing skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills (MS Office products, Adobe Suite)
  • Transportation to/from Camp Fire offices
  • Self-motivated, yet able to work independently or with a team

WORK HOURS
10-20 hours per week. Flexible but agreed upon prior to the start of the internship.

  • Willing to arrange class credit
  • Potential to earn a letter of recommendation
  • Professional portfolio enhancement
  • Monetary stipend based on results and professionalism
Intern: Special Events

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with the supervisor to assist in planning upcoming 2014 special events.

  • Learn/maintain working knowledge of all Camp Fire programs, including Outdoor Programs, Group Services and Work/Family
  • Attend meetings with volunteers, vendors and venues on as-needed basis
  • Research potential donors and sponsors and make connections for event support
  • Assist in written correspondence and mailings
  • Oversee continuity of event graphics and Camp Fire special event web pages
  • Assist in procuring event vendors and negotiating estimates and contracts
  • Brainstorm and help pull together needs for event program(s)
  • Recruit raffle and auction items
  • Database entry and maintenance

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Upper level college student or graduate
  • Research skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Writing skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills (MS Office products, Adobe Suite a plus)
  • Transportation to/from Camp Fire office
  • Self-motivated, yet able to work independently or with a team

WORK HOURS

10-20 hours per week. Flexible but agreed upon prior to the start of the internship.

  • Willing to arrange class credit

 

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