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Camp Manager - Camp Hemlocks

Amston, Hebron, CT 06231, USA Req #652
Friday, January 13, 2023
Oak Hill has been enhancing the lives of people with disabilities since 1893! We invite you to join our team of highly committed professionals. Founded in 1893 by trailblazer and visionary, Emily Wells Foster, Oak Hill has over 129 years of experience providing the highest quality services to people with varying disabilities. Oak Hill sets the standard, partnering with people with disabilities, to provide services and solutions promoting independence, education, health, and dignity.

About the Position:

Plans and supervises all programmatic aspects of camp, both residential summer sessions as well as year round camp experiences.


  1. Camp planning: Assist in program development to meet the needs of those we serve as well as center specific and agency goals, assist in the registration process for all camp programs including the effective management of sensitive and HIPPA protected information; assist in recruitment for prospective campers and carry out tours as well as new camper evaluations; develop lesson plans for all camp activities being offered, specifically outlining supply, staffing, transportation, or any other needs
  2. Staff and camper management: develop routines, schedules, and procedures for camp operation; assigns staff and campers to cabins and groups; prepares and assists in conducting pre camp and ongoing training and in services; assign staff responsibilities and activities; leads and mentors staff, provides guidance; manages disciplinary issues; supervises and evaluates all operations and program staff; conduct staff meetings
  3. Logistical oversight: Physical presence at camp for all sessions including orientation; orders supplies, and equipment, and arranges for proper distribution; manages inventory, opening and closing day as well as general policies and procedures for staff and campers; defines and monitors a safety and crisis management plan in collaboration with leadership, including emergency procedures; organizes and approved trips out of camp for alternative programming. Hands on modeling required in training staff and providing needed supports
  4. Record Keeping: Maintains and reviews records and evaluations of all operations and staff; prepares an evaluation and summary of current camp season, including inventories, staff evaluations, incident and accident reports, camper reports and recommendations for the following season; maintains communication with leadership
  5. Adhere to all youth camp regulations set forth by the Office of Early Childhood of the State of Connecticut
  6. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Camps and Recreation

Qualification Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in related field, experience working with people who have disabilities, in camping and/ or in a supervisory capacity, willingness and ability to learn how to provide personal care to campers of all ages and ability levels, passion for working with people who have disabilities, exceptional communication and organizational skills, proficient technical skills including computer work (Microsoft office suite), ability to move furniture and equipment as needed, basic maintenance skills, ability to follow instructions, interacts well with varying ages and cultures, keen attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, ability to work both independently and as part of a team, ability to creatively problem solve, youth camp director license through the Office of Early Childhood with the State of Connecticut, ability to organize and supervise individuals and groups. Valid driver’s license in the United States

We support equality for and advancement of all people, based on their qualifications and actions alone, without regard to color, gender, age, religion, national origin or disability.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly