Challenge Course Director

LONG ISLAND, MA

Challenge Course Director

Camp Harbor View’s work is focused on providing opportunity to some of Boston’s most historically marginalized communities. We believe that by working together with the families in our program we will make progress in overcoming many of the barriers of systemic inequity and advancing educational and economic parity. We strive to build a staff and board that is reflective of the communities that we serve. 


Title/Position:
Challenge Course Director (Seasonal)
Reports to: Camp Administrator and Deputy Director 
Location: Camp Harbor View, Long Island, Boston MA (ferry transportation provided) 
Hours: Seasonal, Full-Time; June 27, 2022 – August 26, 2022; 8:15 am to 4:45 pm

Summary

We are currently recruiting for a seasonal Leadership Director to work at Camp Harbor View located on Long Island in Boston, MA. Our day camp serves middle school-aged youth living in Boston. The challenge course director’s primary responsibility is the management and oversight of the challenge course program, including staff, activities that promote problem solving and critical thinking through initiatives activities, safety on the challenge course, and partners.

Responsibilities
  • Manage the training, supervision, coaching, and scheduling of leadership staff, providing regular feedback through informal and formal observations and a performance evaluation after each session; 
  • Develop and implement a variety of developmentally appropriate activities, focusing on activities and games that encourage teamwork and leadership and teach problem solving and critical thinking skills, and collaborative programming across program areas and with program partners; 
  • Manage communication with leadership partners to ensure clear understanding of expectations and engagement with the camp community; 
  • Assist with the supervision and positive behavior guidance of campers participating in programming at leadership and across the camp community, including, but not limited to, performances, lunch, and the ferry;
  • Coach and mentor high school-aged youth in the Leader in Training (LIT) program, regularly communicating with the LIT staff regarding the LIT’s job performance;
  • Manage the budget, initial and end of season inventory, and security and maintenance of materials, equipment and other resources belonging to the leadership program area;  
  • Maintain a safe environment by regularly inspecting all equipment and structures associated with the challenge course, climbing wall, and initiatives activities and maintaining them as needed; 
  • Serve as an ambassador to visitors, engaging them and articulating how the work serves the mission and the campers; 
  • Support the development and growth of a positive camp culture by providing additional support to campers and colleagues as needed and at community-wide events, including, but not limited to, performances, lunch, and the ferry;
  • Manage and ensure the maintenance and cleanliness of the leadership program areas, including the challenge courses and initiatives field; and
  • Other duties that support the Camp Harbor View community as specified by the Camp Administrator, Deputy Director, and other year-round leadership. 
Qualifications
  • 18+ years of age;  
  • BA or BS in related field preferred, equivalent experiences considered; 
  • Current Challenge Course Management certification from an ACCT professional vendor required; 
  • Current Level 2 Challenge Course Practitioner certification from an ACCT professional vendor required; 
  • Experience developing and delivering leadership programs for youth; 
  • Supervisory experience required, experience in a camp or out of school time setting preferred; 
  • Interest in and knowledge of trends in leadership programming, techniques and theory, and utilization of technology in the leadership fields; 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; 
  • Ability to supervise and teach middle school-aged youth; 
  • Ability to work with youth and families from a variety of backgrounds; and 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


Please send resume and cover letter to Danielle Halderman.

Camp Nurse

LONG ISLAND, MA

Camp Nurse

Camp Harbor View’s work is focused on providing opportunity to some of Boston’s most historically marginalized communities. We believe that by working together with the families in our program we will make progress in overcoming many of the barriers of systemic inequity and advancing educational and economic parity. We strive to build a staff and board that is reflective of the communities that we serve. 


Title/Position:
Camp Nurse (Seasonal)
Reports to: Operations Manager
Location: Camp Harbor View, Long Island, Boston MA (ferry transportation provided) 
Hours: Seasonal, Full-Time; June 27, 2022 – August 26, 2022; 8:15 am to 4:45 pm

Summary

We are currently recruiting for Camp Nurses to work at Camp Harbor View located on Long Island in Boston, MA. Long Island is situated in Quincy Bay, in the middle of Boston Harbor. Our day camp serves middle school-aged youth living in Boston. The camp nurse’s primary responsibility is to manage the general health and safety for the camp, including first aid and care for all campers and staff, medication administration, and record keeping.

Responsibilities
  • Collect, retain and review the health records of campers and staff as required by the MA Department of Health summer camp regulations prior to each camp session to ensure physicals are dated within 18 months and all necessary immunizations are recorded;
  • Train appropriate camp staff in the administration of medication as needed, including, but not limited to, off-site trips;
  • Train all staff in camp-specific health policies and procedures;
  • Communicate all health needs to the appropriate staff, including dietary restrictions, medication administration times, and conditions which require careful attention, such as asthma, allergies, and diabetes;
  • Provide care to campers who go to the health center following an injury or showing signs of illness;
  • Communicate with families when a child appears ill at camp or sustains an injury that may require additional attention;
  • Manage documentation for all health care visits, meeting standards set by the MA Department of Public Health, including all administration of medications and care provided to campers;
  • Communicate with the Aquatics Director to ensure that all care given at the pool is documented with the health center;
  • Create first aid kits to be distributed to each program area and all buildings and vehicles, regularly reviewing the contents refilling as necessary;
  • Arrange for emergency transportation as needed;
  • Manage the organization and inventory of the health center, creating and using systems that track supply usage, needs, and camper/staff visits;
  • Collaborate with the Youth and Family Services team to refer campers to outside resources as needed;
  • Communicate with the Health Care Consultant as needed;
  • Support the development and growth of a positive camp culture by providing additional support to campers and colleaguges as needed and at community-wide events, including, but not limited to, performances, lunch, and the ferry; and
  • Other duties that support the Camp Harbor View community as specified by the Operations Manager and other year-round leadership.
Qualifications
  • 18+ years of age;
  • Current Massachusetts license as a Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant;
  • Current Basic Life Support and Basic First Aid certifications required;
  • Experience working in a camp or school setting preferred;
  • Experience working in pediatric medicine preferred;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required;
  • Ability to work with youth and families from a variety of backgrounds; and
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


Please send resume and cover letter to Danielle Halderman.

Challenge Course Coordinator

LONG ISLAND, MA

Challenge Course Coordinator

Camp Harbor View’s work is focused on providing opportunity to some of Boston’s most historically marginalized communities. We believe that by working together with the families in our program we will make progress in overcoming many of the barriers of systemic inequity and advancing educational and economic parity. We strive to build a staff and board that is reflective of the communities that we serve. 


Title/Position:
Challenge Course Coordinator (Seasonal)
Reports to: Leadership Director 
Location: Camp Harbor View, Long Island, Boston MA (ferry transportation provided) 
Hours: Seasonal, Full-Time; June 27, 2022 – August 26, 2022; 8:15 am to 4:45 pm

Summary

We are currently recruiting for a seasonal Challenge Course Coordinator to work at Camp Harbor View located on Long Island in Boston, MA. Long Island is situated in Quincy Bay, in the middle of Boston Harbor. Our day camp serves middle school-aged youth living in Boston. The Challenge Course Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are the facilitation of programming on the high ropes course and climbing wall, ensuring safe practice, and supervision of campers both at the leadership program and throughout camp.

Responsibilities
  • Implement a variety of developmentally appropriate activities, focusing on activities and games that encourage teamwork and leadership and teach problem solving and critical thinking skills; 
  • Assist with the supervision and positive behavior guidance of campers participating in programming at leadership and across the camp community, including but not limited to performances, lunch, and the ferry;
  • Coach and mentor high school-aged youth in the Leader in Training (LIT) program, regularly communicating with the Leadership Director and LIT staff regarding the LIT’s job performance;
  • Assist with the initial and end of season inventory, security and maintenance of materials, equipment, and other resources belonging to the leadership program area;  
  • Maintain a safe environment by regularly inspecting all equipment and structures associated with the high ropes course and climbing wall and maintaining them as needed; 
  • Support the development and growth of a positive camp culture by providing additional support to campers and colleagues as needed and at community-wide events, including, but not limited to, performances, lunch, and the ferry;
  • Manage and ensure the maintenance and cleanliness of the high ropes course and climbing wall; and
  • Other duties that support the Camp Harbor View community as specified by the Leadership Director and year-round leadership.
Qualifications
  • 18+ years of age;  
  • Working toward a BA or BS in related field preferred, equivalent experience considered; 
  • Current Level 2 Challenge Course Practitioner certification from an ACCT professional vendor required; 
  • Experience developing and delivering leadership programs for youth; 
  • Interest in and knowledge of trends in leadership programming, techniques and theory, and utilization of technology in the leadership fields; 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; 
  • Ability to supervise and teach middle school-aged youth; 
  • Ability to work with youth and families from a variety of backgrounds; and 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 


Please send resume and cover letter to Danielle Halderman.

Lifeguard

LONG ISLAND, MA

Lifeguard

Camp Harbor View’s work is focused on providing opportunity to some of Boston’s most historically marginalized communities. We believe that by working together with the families in our program we will make progress in overcoming many of the barriers of systemic inequity and advancing educational and economic parity. We strive to build a staff and board that is reflective of the communities that we serve. 


Title/Position:
Lifeguard (Seasonal)
Reports to: Aquatics Director
Location: Camp Harbor View, Long Island, Boston MA (ferry transportation provided) 
Hours: Seasonal, Full-Time; June 27, 2022 – August 26, 2022; 8:15 am to 4:45 pm

Summary

We are currently recruiting for lifeguards to work at Camp Harbor View, located on Long Island in Boston, MA. Long Island is situated in Quincy Bay, in the middle of Boston Harbor. Our day camp serves middle school-aged youth living in Boston. The lifeguards’ primary responsibilities are the safety of campers and staff at the pool or waterfront and supervision of campers both at the pool or waterfront and throughout camp. 

Responsibilities
  • Maintain a safe environment through constant surveillance of campers and staff in the water and on the pool deck or at the waterfront and adherence to state safety regulations and standards; 
  • Routinely participate in safety drills to ensure familiarity with emergency procedures;
  • Act immediately in the event of an emergency, using appropriate procedures to ensure the safety of campers and staff in the water and on the pool deck or at the waterfront; 
  • Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of medical personnel who can provide a higher level of care; 
  • Assist with the development of a variety of developmentally appropriate activities, including swimming lessons, poolside activities, and games in the event of rain; 
  • Assist with the supervision and positive behavior guidance of campers participating in programming at the pool and across the camp community, including, but not limited to, performances, lunch, and the ferry;  
  • Coach and mentor high school-aged youth in the Leader in Training (LIT) program, regularly communicating to both the Aquatics Director and LIT staff regarding the LIT’s job performance;  
  • Assist with the initial and end of summer inventory and security and maintenance of materials, equipment, and other resources belonging to the aquatics program area;  
  • Support the development and growth of a positive camp culture by providing additional support to campers and colleagues as needed and at community-wide events, including, but not limited to, performances, lunch, and the ferry; and
  • Other duties that support the Camp Harbor View community as specified by the Aquatics Director and year-round leadership.
Qualifications
  • 18+ years of age;  
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification (or equivalent); 
  • Current American Red Cross Water Safety Instruction (WSI) certification (or equivalent) preferred; 
  • At least 1 month of experience working with youth; 
  • Experience as a lifeguard preferred;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; 
  • Ability to supervise and teach middle school-aged youth; 
  • Ability to work with youth and families from a variety of backgrounds; and 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 


Please send resume and cover letter to Danielle Halderman.