Hiring Organization: The Fowler Center for Outdoor Learning
Employment type: Seasonal
Application Deadline: May 2, 2014
Job Location: Mayville, MI
All positions require employees to be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma, live on-site at camp, and poses the desire to work with individuals with special needs. Employees must also posess fine communication and teamwork skills. Some positions may require current certifications. Please call 989-673-2050 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more detailed job descriptions.
Works in a team of 3-4 other counselors to ensure all needs of campers in cabin are met. Spends day in cabin group caring for camper needs and helping campers engage in activities. Lives in cabin with campers.
Responsible for the running of their assigned cabin, including campers and staff. Spends day in cabin group, caring for camper needs, and keeping group on schedule. Lives in cabin with campers.
The Outpost is a primitive camping program for higher functioning campers. Campers sleep in platform tents, cook food over fire/camp stove, and participate in activities that help get them ready for their off-site trip. Responsible for the daily running of The Outpost (includes camper and staff supervision). Plans meals, trips and activities with help from other staff. Lives in platform tents with campers.
The Outpost is a primitive camping program for higher functioning campers. Campers sleep in platform tents, cook food over fire and participate in activities that help get them ready for their off-site trip. Responsible for helping meet needs of campers and will take an active part in daily routine at the Outpost. Lives in platform tent with campers.
Responsible for the planning and implementation of daily activities in assigned program area, at evening program, and at special events. Runs campout night for assigned cabin. Spends day at program area leading activities. Free sessions are spent helping assigned cabin. Assists in morning and evening camper care with assigned cabin. Must be able to “think outside the box” and adapt activites to campers as needed. Lives in staff lodge with other program staff and will sleep in cabins with campers as needed.
Must be 21 or older, have current Lifeguard certification, and previous lifeguard experience. Must be able to think and act quickly in emergency situations.
Must have current Lifeguard certification or the ability to complete course. Must be able to think and act quickly in emergency situations.
Prefer individuals with previous facilitation experience. Must be able to think and act quickly in emergency situations and not be fearful of heights.
Must have a history of horse experience and be able to think and act quickly in emergency situations. Will run equestrian related activities concurrent with riding.
Prefer an individual with experience in creative arts, including crafts, dramatics, etc.
Must have basic knowledge of outdoor cooking, nature activities and be able to start a fire.
Prefer individual with previous experience in team sports or groups games.
Prefer individual with basic knowledge of small animal care and gardening.
Individual must have a background in music. Should be able to play guitar or some other accompaniament instrument. Preference given to an individual studying music/music therapy.
Must be a current RN (by June 8, 2014) licensed to practice in the state of Michigan. Responsible for the overall administration and documentation of medications for campers and staff on-site. Oversees and corrects general first aid given by trained staff. Oversees health assistant. Lives in private room in staff lodge.
Assists Summer Health Officer in the administration and documentation of medications for campers and staff on-site. Must have previous experience with medication administration. Participates in general first aid for campers and staff. Lives in shared room in staff lodge with summer administration.