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Outdoor Program Manager - 4 Positions

Company: Girls Scouts Arizona Cactus Pine Council
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Outdoor Program Manager is responsible for the management and innovation of year-round outdoor programming, high adventure programing, and residential camp programing that serve our membership. This includes program delivery, recruitment, training and supervision of seasonal staff and volunteers who provide programs that deliver the Girl Scout Leadership Experience outcomes. The primary work location is based out of Phoenix. This position is required to live on site at 1 of our 4 locations as the onsite Camp Director for the duration of the summer season. The selected candidate will be a part of a high-functioning, fast paced team that works collaboratively. The goal of the Girl Program Team is to support GSACPC member retention and the Girl Scout Movement. Reports to: Senior Program Manager FLSA Status: Regular, Full time, Exempt Essential Functions: Create a comprehensive council-wide offering of programs that specialize in outdoor programing events such as year-round programs, weekend programs, residential or day camp, trip and travel. Provides direction and leadership for specific camp functions. These include but not limited to camper safety, budgeting, program development, scheduling and overseeing day-to-day programs.Ensure Council, GSUSA, American Camping Association (ACA), state and federal standards regarding all aspects of camp are met and are in compliance. Including understanding of and contribution to ongoing ACA accreditation process and meeting of standards. Support the promotion of outdoor programming in collaboration with the Marketing/Comm Team.Shift and adapt program offerings to maximize onsite usage of our 4 camp properties. Supports program and fund development with basic grant management and reporting. Ensure the delivery of quality Girl Scout camp program including outdoor progression.Monitor and maintain health and safety procedures for the supervision of campers and staff.Review, monitor, and implement the camps crisis management plan/emergency procedures.Ensure accurate records/reports are kept up to date, including end of cycle summaries.Maintain positive relationships and communication with parents, families, and legal guardians. Ensures Girl Scouting is open and accessible to all girls and adults.Ensure programs are in alignment with Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice (DEIRJ) values, culturally sensitive.Summer Camp:Directly oversee summer camp program delivery and operations as the onsite Camp Director. Work collaboratively with fellow camp directors and HR to recruit, interview, select, and place summer camp counselors, administrative, and program specialty staff.Develop and deliver training that empowers summer camp staff to meet program objectives.Maintain routines, schedules, logistics, communication with various teams, and procedures for effective summer camp operation.Evaluate camp staff and establish supervision plans as needed; prepare end of season evaluation, reports, and recommendations under the guidance of the Outdoor Program Manager.Ensure post-camp inventory and general clean-up is completed. Required Education and Experience:Minimum 25 year of age, per ACA guidelines. Bachelors degree or higher, or the equivalent with four years of directly related work experience, and at least two years of supervisory experience.At least two prior seasons of administrative or supervisory experience in an organized camp or directly related work experience Experience working with youth.Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; including public speaking.Understanding of budget development and general financial/administrative practices.Computer literate with familiarity with word processing, excel/spreadsheets, and database management systems. Requirements:Must live at a council camp for the duration of the summer camp season (Late May-Mid August).Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.Capability to provide own transportation and maintains valid operator license with safe driving recordAbility to safely drive a passenger vehicle.Willingness to receive First Aid and CPR and food handlers certification.Ability to work under pressure and shift priorities in response to changing needs.Ability to function as part of a program and camp staff teams.Ability to work and communicate effectively with a diverse population including but not limited to school age children, adults, volunteers, and key stakeholders.Ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp operations.Ability to communicate and provide direction to, staff and campers of varying age and skill levels.Cognitive and communicative ability to manage multiple areas of camp operations.Ability to think and act calmly in a crisis.Knowledge of common camper illnesses and proper sanitation in group living communities. Ability to work outdoors, exposed to a variety of weather conditions (heat, sun, wind, rain, dust, lightning, snow, hail, etc.). Reflects the core competencies, core values, and beliefs of the organization. Must become and maintain Girl Scout membership.Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.Other duties as assigned. Physical Demands:Physical requirements include prolonged standing, bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate outdoor equipment and camp activities; requires reasonable range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programsAbility to lift to up to 50 lbs. Must be able to sit at a computer terminal up to three hours at a time.Travel percentage: 40-50%%Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Bilingual is preferred.Experience in planning and implementing outdoor activities and experiences.Demonstrated maturity, sound judgment, integrity, and flexibility.Demonstrated enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control.This position comes with full time benefits.EOE PI197314764by Jobble

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