Staff Positions

Hiring for the 2019 season is closed.
Hiring for the 2020 season will open up on January 1, 2020. 

Our goal is to provide motivated and energetic people with opportunities to create exciting and memorable experiences for our campers and for themselves. Our staff are our greatest asset and we are strive to be the best job you have ever had. Position descriptions are available below. Please note that these are SEASONAL positions with limited opportunity to extend employment through the fall. The 2019 season runs from June 9 – August 11, 2019.

Leadership 

The behind the scenes crew that keeps camp moving forward like a well-oiled machine. These seasonal positions are the unsung heroes that champion the staff and work hard to ensure that the camper experience is unrivaled. 

Camp Director- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose:
The Camp Director position furthers the mission of camp through the development and management of the program, human resource, financial, marketing, and strategic operations.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Design, deliver, and evaluate camp program that meets the needs and interests of the camps target populations and ensure their delivery in a safe and quality manner.
    • Remain current with information on the developmental needs of youth.
    • Annually seek and analyze input from youth, families, and staff regarding the quality, safety, and enjoyment of the program and staff.
    • Implement crisis and risk management procedures.
    • Design and ensure delivery of programs and activities appropriate to the camper population.
  2. Oversee the financial management and fund development operations to allow for adequate annual funding and to meet long-term goals.
    • Monitor budget for the camp operations.
  3. Design and implement a marketing plan to increase camper attendance and camp usage.
    • Prepare and analyze enrollment trends.
    • Develop and implement recruitment and retention strategies.
  4. Implement human resource management practices to recruit and retain seasonal staff.
    • Recruit staff based on camper enrollment and program management requirements.
    • Train, supervise, and evaluate seasonal staff.
  5. Oversee the daily operation of the summer resident camp including food service, program, business, camper and staff supervision, and health care.
    • Oversee the management of the food service area through supervision of Food Service Manager and review of food service program.
    • Secure sufficient coverage in health care staff and their implementation of the health care plan.
  • Develop and oversee the business management functions of the camp including financial record keeping, office operations, camp store, etc.
  • Oversee the systematic approach to database management for campers, families, alumni, and donors.
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external groups to ensure the enhancement of the camp operation.


Qualifications:
 
– College degree; 25 years old; previous experience in an administrative role in a summer camp setting.

Physical Requirements:
This position requires the ability to listen to others, observe others’ actions, read text and information; comprehend instructions and manuals, and physical ability to move about the camp property in various environmental conditions.

 

Manager of Camper Experience- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose:
The Manager of Camper Experience oversees the satisfaction of all campers throughout the summer. The help develop, plan, and evaluate camp programming, supervise the aquatics and challenge course supervisors, and serve on the camp leadership team

Essential Job Functions:

  • Deliver a fun program to campers.
    • Ensure lesson plans are prepared and implemented that meet camp outcomes and the abilities of the campers.
    • Evaluate program delivery abilities of staff.
    • Deliver progressive program activities.
    • Evaluate the success of the program and the development of the campers’ abilities and skills in various program activities.
    • Coordinate all camp program and campfire activities with other staff.
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures during camp programs.
    • Assist in the implementation of staff training.
    • Provide guidelines for programs utilizing camp equipment.
    • Ensure campers and staff follow safety procedures in all program areas.
  • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in all program areas.
    • Oversee daily checks of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Ensure that program areas are kept fee of hazards and debris.
  1. Supervise and evaluate Program Specialists to develop and implement all facets of camp program activities
  • Regularly monitor work of program specialists.
  • Provide feedback and guidance to program specialists.
  • Provide recommendations and concerns to camp director regarding program specialists’ performances.
  1. Develop and implement schedules and records for all areas of camp program and facilities.
  • Create camper and group program and activity schedules.
  • Develop and supervise staff schedule for programs and activities.
  • Collect and evaluate records; report and evaluate camp program and activity areas.


Other Job Duties:
– 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.
– 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.

Qualifications:
– Experience in administrative roles at similar camp
– Experience in the development and delivery of programs and activities for similar population.
– Current instructional certification in program or related experience.
– Current certification in first aid and CPR.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– Training and experience in teaching program to adults and children.
– Desire and ability to work with children outdoors.


Physical Aspects of the Position:
– Ability to communicate and work with groups participating and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.
– Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
– Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.
– Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
– Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

Some physical requirements of a program position could be endurance including standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate program equipment and program activities.  Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs.  Willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying weather conditions.

Manager of Staff Experience- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose:
The Manager of Staff Experience oversees the satisfaction of all staff and volunteers throughout the summer. They serve as the “Camp Cheerleader” and help support all aspects of the staff position in order to create the best job ever.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Conduct weekly observations and evaluations
  • Ensure staff is feeling supported and able to fulfill their job requirements with no issues.
  • Regularly monitor work of staff/volunteers and coach/discipline as needed.
  • Provide feedback and guidance to staff/volunteers.
  • Provide recommendations and concerns to camp director regardingstaff/volunteers performances.
  • Create and support staff/volunteer work and time off schedules.
  • Serve as a liaison between the staff/volunteer teams and the leadership team.
  • Plan and run the daily logistics meetings. 
  • Oversee the staff recognition and reward program. 
  • Daily check-ins with staff to gauge their level of engagement and make adjustments as necessary to keep staff/volunteer well being in mind. 
  • Serve as the point person for any and all staff/volunteer disagreement, conflict, and issues that disrupt the overall camp experience. 


Other Job Duties:
– 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.
– 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.

Qualifications:  
– Experience in administrative roles at similar camp
– Experience in the development and delivery of programs and activities for similar population.
– Current instructional certification in program or related experience.
– Current certification in first aid and CPR.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– Training and experience in teaching program to adults and children.
– Desire and ability to work with children outdoors.

Physical Aspects of the Position:
– Ability to communicate and work with groups participating and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.
– Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
– Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.
– Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
– Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

Some physical requirements of a program position could be endurance including standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate program equipment and program activities.  Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs.  Willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying weather conditions.

Manager of Parent Experience- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose:
The Manager of Parent Experience oversees the overall communication and satisfaction parents and families throughout the summer. They serve as the point person for all parent inquiries and requests and help bring a piece of the camp magic to the families.  This is a very important position in bridging the gap for the parents and overall is expected to provide beyond expectation customer service at all times.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Answer telephones and return messages.
  • Check mail and sort into appropriate piles.
  • Respond to all incoming emails and requests from parents.
  • Schedules and oversees open houses, camp tours, and early pickup/ drop off of campers.
  • Print out and sort daily email correspondence from parents to campers.
  • Collect, sort, and upload photos daily.
  • Oversee and lead our the Check-In and Check-Out days and processes.
  • Compiles all camp paperwork and prints out information needed for each week.
  • Work closely with the Foundation Assistant to ensure that paperwork for campers is complete and turned in, account and financial information are up-to-date, and the camp management system is meeting the needs of the parents.
  • Send out daily emails to camper families updating them on the happenings at camp.
  • Serve as the point person for any parent issues or complaints.


Other Job Duties:
– 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.
– 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.

Qualifications:
– Experience in administrative roles at similar camp
– Experience in the development and delivery of programs and activities for a similar population.
– Current instructional certification in the program or related experience.
– Current certification in first aid and CPR.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– Training and experience in teaching program to adults and children.
– Desire and ability to work with children outdoors.

Physical Aspects of the Position:
– Ability to communicate and work with groups participating and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.
– Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
– Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.
– Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
– Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

Some physical requirements of a program position could be endurance including standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate program equipment and program activities.  Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs.  Willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying weather conditions.

Manager of HealthCare- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose:  
At the guidance of the Senior Medical Staff, the Manager of Healthcare position oversees and implements the overall camp health and safety program, provides medical treatment to campers and staff when necessary, administers medication to campers, complies with all required documentation, and acts as the health educator for campers and staff.

Essential Job :

  • Coordinates Health Care Team duties and activities for check-in and check-out
  • Provide health care to meet the individual needs of camp staff and campers.
    • Collaborate with other medical staff to meet medical needs
    • Follow health care policies/procedures as described in the Healthcare Manual and treatment procedures
  • Organize, maintain, and utilize adequate resources for serving the health and medical needs of the campers and staff
    • Set up the camp Health Center
  • Maintain accurate and detailed medical records according to state and American Camp Association Standards.
    • Ensure staff and camper health examinations are current and on file.
    • Prepare and utilize daily medical log for treatment and medications.
    • Prepare and record insurance and accident report forms.
  • Oversee First Aid procedures and supplies.
    • Prepare and distribute first aid kits throughout camp including camp vehicles, kitchen, offices, waterfront, activity areas, out-of-camp trips.
    • Ensure supplies are well stocked and distributed as needed.
  • Supervise sanitary conditions throughout camp.
    • Observe daily cleanliness in the food service facility and other areas throughout the camp.
    • Report any health problems or symptoms of illness to the Camp Director.

 

Other Job Duties:

  • Perform any tasks beyond those assigned as help is needed.
  • Provide leadership in the camp’s risk management program.
  • Supervise health assistant and/or first aid position.
  • Develop a resource file and obtain information and/or literature concerning health in the camp community.
  • Be knowledgeable of outside health resources.
  • Evaluate medical services.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Active Registered nurse (RN) in the State of Ohio.
  • CPR certified.
  • Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management.
  • Driver’s license.
  • Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care.
  • Desire to work with children and young adults.
  • Type 1 diabetes experience

 

Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • Ability to lift/assist campers and staff.
  • Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters.
  • Ability to use a telephone.
  • Maintain written record system.
  • Ability to quickly get to remote locations on camp property over uneven terrain.
  • Observe and assess sanitation and safety conditions of the camp.
  • Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns.
  • Possess endurance to meet emergency needs.
  • Ability to drive to off-camp health provider, physician, or emergency treatment locations.

Field

The position of cabin counselor is Camp Ho Mita Koda’s epitome of a Renaissance person. Our cabin counselors are invaluable staff members who spend their whole day with their cabin of boys or girls. They are role models who assist and motivate campers, whether helping them to learn the backstroke at the pool or listening to their concerns about an issue or idea. Throughout the day, cabin counselors participate in their cabin’s activities and do everything in their power to make each of their campers’ summer the most memorable and enriching possible. Our counselors combine great patience and warmth with fun and enthusiasm that they offer to their campers.

Counselor- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose:
The Camp Counselor is responsible for planning, leading, and implementing core and non-core programs and experiences for children in a small group setting. They will also be responsible for the general safety and development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants in his/her group.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. 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.
  • Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment of youth.
    • Assure campers are properly supervised at all times.
    • Be aware of and implement safety guidelines.
  1. Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers within the mission and outcomes.
  • Responsible for leading and assisting with the teaching of activities.
  • Actively participate in all program areas as assigned.
  • Provide for the progression of activities within the framework of individual and group interests and abilities.
  • Assist in program areas such as waterfront, nature, all camp activities, and arts and crafts as directed.
  1. Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff.
  • Provide the daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal health needs.
  • Ensure that campers receive their medications as directed by health care manager.
  • Be alert to campers and staff needs and assist them with personal and/or health problems, and discuss with camp health manager and/or resident camp director when appropriate.
  • Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to camp director.
  1. Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.
  • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
  • Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.

 

 

Other Job Duties:
– Contribute to verbal and written evaluations and communication as requested.
– Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned.
– 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.
– Assist in the planning of any special events on or near the waterfront.

 

Qualifications: 
– Must be 18 years of age or high school graduate.
– Must be able to obtain or become certified in First Aid/CPR.
– Must submit health history record and examination form prior to first day of work.
– Ability to interact with all age levels.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– Understand the development needs of youth.
– Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.
– Demonstrate knowledge and skill in program areas designated camp program areas.

Physical Aspects of the Job:
– Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.
– Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
– Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.
– Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
– Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

Some physical requirements of a General Counselor position could be endurance including prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching;  requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate outdoor equipment and camp activities;  requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs;  willing to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours with limited or simple equipment and facilities;  and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, etc.

Challenge Course Supervisor- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose:
To further the mission of the camp through the development and delivery of adventure challenge activities at the camp.  Deliver adventure challenge activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities.  Assist in the management to the physical operation of the adventure challenge facilities and equipment.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Deliver a fun adventure challenge program to campers.
    • Write lesson plans that meet camp outcomes and the abilities of the campers.
    • Evaluate adventure challenge abilities of campers and staff.
    • Deliver progressive adventure challenge program activities.
    • Evaluate the success of the adventure challenge programs and the development of the campers’ abilities and skills in adventure challenge.
    • Expand the camp’s activities with new games and initiatives.
    • Develop new processing and debriefing tools.
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures in adventure challenge.
    • Assist in the implementation of staff training for adventure challenge activities.
    • Provide guidelines for a program utilizing the initiatives and the challenge course.
    • Train other staff in their adventure challenge responsibilities including spotting.
    • Ensure campers and staff follow safety procedures for adventure challenge activities.
  • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the waterfront program area.
    • Conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Maintain the adventure challenge course equipment and elements.
    • Clean challenge course area daily keeping it free of hazards and debris.

Other Job Duties:
– Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned.
– Participate as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnight, and other all-camp activities and camp functions.
– Assist in the planning of any special events on or near the waterfront.

Qualifications:  
– Current certification in challenge course operation or documented experience and training.
– Current certification in first aid and CPR.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– Training and experience in teaching adventure challenge activities.
– Desire and ability to work with children outdoors.

Physical Aspects of the Position:
– Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.
– Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
– Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.
– Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
– Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

Some physical requirements of an adventure challenge position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate waterfront equipment and waterfront activities.  Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.  Willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying environmental conditions.

Aquatics

Every day our waterfront is alive with activity. Beneath the summer sun and amidst a beautiful mountain and forest setting, our swim instructors teach kids different strokes in our heated pool or sparkling lake. The waters of Founder’s Lake also allow our boating instructors an opportunity to teach campers about canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and paddle boarding. Our waterfront instructors make up a dynamic team that works well together while also having the freedom to work independently to develop their teaching styles. Safety is naturally the number one concern on our waterfront. As a CHMK waterfront specialist, you will be expected to model responsible behavior.

Aquatics Supervisor

Position Purpose:
To further the mission of the camp 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. Provide management to the physical operation of the waterfront’s facilities and equipment.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Plan, direct, and supervise a safe and fun waterfront program
    • Write (with the help of waterfront specialists) lesson plans that meet camp goals.
    • Evaluate aquatics abilities of campers and staff.
    • Deliver creative swim and watercraft program activities.
  2. Train and supervise waterfront staff
    • Assist in the planning and implementation of staff training.
    • Train waterfront and counseling staff in their waterfront responsibilities.
    • Supervise waterfront staff to provide a safe and high-quality program.
    • Supervise the waterfront staff evaluation process.
    • Implement the scheduling of waterfront staff.
    • Directly supervise other aquatic staff.
  3. Manage the physical facilities and equipment in the waterfront program area
    • Set up waterfront area prior to and during staff training.
    • Teach and monitor the proper use of equipment.
    • Conduct initial and end-of-season inventory and store equipment for safety.
    • Check equipment and make (or file for) repairs.
    • Conduct a daily check of equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Submit orders for equipment and supplies when needed, ensuring timely arrival of materials.
    • Survey waterfront area daily and keep the area free of hazards and debris.
  4. 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
    • Work with Manager of Camper Experience and Lifeguards to develop a program curriculum, awards programs, and leadership programs.
    • Assist in the planning of any special events on or near the waterfront.
    • Participate in management and staff meetings.


Qualifications
(Minimum qualifications and experience)
– Previous experience in residential camping
– Current certification in first aid and CPR. Advanced certification may be required based on camp location and site of delivery of programs.
– Prior experience in the development and delivery of recreational programs.
– Experience in supervising others especially peers is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– Ability to schedule and supervise staff.
– Desire and ability to work with children outdoors.

Physical Aspects of the Position:
– Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.
– Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
– Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.
– Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
– Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

Some physical requirements of the Aquatics Supervisor position could be endurance including prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate program equipment and activities.  Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper and staff activities/programs.  Willing to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering the program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to various weather conditions.

Lifeguard- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose:
Lifeguards further the mission of the camp by providing supervision and ensuring a safe environment at the camp’s waterfront activities. Assist in the management to the physical operation of the waterfront facilities and equipment

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Supervise and guard all waterfront activities
  • Provide surveillance during aquatic activities to help prevent and to manage injuries.
  • Provide rescues as needed.
  • Utilize first aid and CPR and other emergency management services as needed.
  • Understand and implement an appropriate response to changes in water conditions or weather conditions affecting the waterfront.
    • Evaluate aquatics abilities of campers and staff.
  1. Assist waterfront instructional staff in program areas such as swimming and boating
    • Ensure campers and staff follow safety procedures while in their program activity.
    • Act as a reference in waterfront activities.
    • Assist in the delivery and supervision of all water activities and special events at the waterfront.
  2. Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the waterfront program area
    • Conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Clean waterfront area daily keeping it free of hazards and debris.


Other Job Duties:
– Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning and leading those as assigned.
– 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.
– Assist in the planning of any special events on or near the waterfront.

Qualifications:  
– Current certification in lifeguard training or equivalent.
– Current certification in first aid and CPR.
– Prior experience at a waterfront similar to the camp.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
– Training and experience in waterfront activities that are offered at the camp.
– Desire and ability to work with children outdoors in the water.
– Knowledge and prior use of a powerboat as used for water rescues.


Physical Aspects of the Position:
– Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.
– Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
– Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.
– Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
– Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.


Some physical requirements of a lifeguard position could be endurance, including prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate waterfront equipment and waterfront activities. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.  Willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying water conditions.

Dining Services

Our kitchen support staff are crucial members of the Camp Ho Mita Koda family, providing essential services respected by everyone in our community. The kitchen and dining areas bustle with energy as we serve three meals a day to over 250 people. Working in a camp environment affords all staff members a terrific natural setting, and all kitchen staff is encouraged to use camp’s facilities in their off time.

 

Food Service Manager- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose:
The Camp Food Service Manager ensures that high quality and nutritional food is provided to camp participants. This position manages the camp’s food service operation within the established budget and maintains the highest standards of health and sanitation possible. The incumbent supervises kitchen staff, the ordering, lead the preparation of food and menu planning.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Manage the daily operations of the camp food and dining service including coordinating activities between the kitchen and dining room.
  • Oversee the planning and preparation of nutritionally balanced camp meals, snacks, and pack-out food.
  • Ensure the service of camp meals through directing the work of other employees.
  • Ensure safe and efficient preparation and serving of camp meals.
  • Coordinate menu planning for user groups as directed.
  1. Oversee the inventory and ordering of food, equipment, and supplies and arrange for the routine maintenance, sanitation, and upkeep of the camp kitchen, its equipment, and facilities.
  • Maintain inventory of food and household supplies.
  • Order food and kitchen supplies consistent with menus and enrollment counts.
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness, sanitation, and safety.
  • Clean and maintain all food-service areas, including kitchen, dining hall, storage, kitchen recycling.
  • Inspect equipment and ensure equipment is repaired as necessary.
  • Promote practices that seek to reduce waste, reuse items, and recycle as much as possible.
  1. Manage all administrative and human-resource functions with regard to kitchen and dining room employees.
  • Monitor employee performance and training.
  • Assist with interviewing and hiring of cooks and all kitchen staff.
  • Plan, coordinate, schedule, and supervise the work of other food service staff.


Qualifications:

– Experience in an institutional or large food service setting.
– Knowledge of and experience in food service: ordering, inventory, budgeting, food preparation, family-style serving, buffet serving, cleaning, and institutional kitchen equipment.
– Must hold current certification or licensure for operating a kitchen in the camp’s jurisdiction.
– Ability to work within a budget and purchase supplies efficiently.
– Experience in supervision.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– Knowledge of current health and safety laws and practices is essential.
– Knowledge of and experience in preparation of special dietary foods.


Physical Aspects of the Job:
– Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
– Physical ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.
– Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards of the site and facilities and camper and staff behavior.
– Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing/walking for long periods of time (60 minutes or more).
– Ability to safely and properly use kitchen equipment.
– Ability to provide first aid and to assist campers and staff in an emergency.

Assistant Cook

Position Purpose: 
The Assistant Cook works to assist the Food Service Manager in providing nutritious, well-prepared meals, which are served to all campers, staff, and guests.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Assist in the daily operations of the camp’s food service.
  • Prepare and cook food as the menu indicates utilizing frying, boiling, broiling, steaming, roasting of meat, poultry, seafood, fish, vegetables, salads, soups, and gravies.
  • Prepare foods including washing and peeling.
  • Bake breads, pastries, muffins, etc.
  • Set up food, supplies, and utensils for dining hall distribution.
  • Store food and leftovers at proper temperature.
  1. Assist in routine sanitation of the kitchen and related equipment.
  • Clean and maintain all food-preparation and storage areas.
  • Supervise the cleaning of prep, serving, and dining hall dishes.
  • Reduce waste, reuse items, and recycle as indicated through the camp’s procedures.
  1. Work as a member of a food service team.
  • Coordinate schedule and job tasks with other cooks, dining hall manager, and kitchen assistants.
  • Assist with supervising or directing the work of the kitchen assistants.

 

Qualifications: 
– Experience in institutional or food service setting.
– Desire to work in the food service area.
– Knowledge of standards of food preparation and serving, storage of food, and kitchen procedures.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– Knowledge of current health and safety laws and practices is essential.
– Knowledge of and experience in preparation of special dietary foods including vegetarian foods.
– Knowledge of food service sanitation.

Physical Aspects of the Job:
– Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds including unloading food, supplies, and equipment as needed.
– Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards of the site and facilities and camper and staff behavior.
– Physical ability to operate kitchen equipment according to safe, recommended methods.
– Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing/walking for long periods of time (60 minutes or more).
– Ability to provide first aid and to assist campers and staff in an emergency.
– Determine cleanliness of dishes, food surfaces, and kitchen area.
– Ability to assess the condition of food.

Kitchen Assistant

Position Purpose: 
The Kitchen Assistant works with the Dining Service team to prep meal and maintains a high level of cleanliness in the kitchen by overseeing the dish pit.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Assist in the daily operations of the camp food service.
  • Assist in the preparation of food as the menu indicates including washing and peeling.
  • Set up food, supplies, and utensils for dining hall distribution.
  • Store food and leftovers at the proper temperature.
  1. Assist in routine sanitation of the kitchen and related equipment.
  • Clean and maintain all food-preparation and storage areas.
  • Wash all dishes, serving and preparation equipment, and utensils according to regulated washing methods and temperatures.
  • Reduce waste, reuse items, and recycle as indicated through the camp’s procedures.
  1. Assist in the preparation and packaging of food for use outside the camp dining hall.
  • Work with cooks and other staff in reviewing pack out requests to ensure adequate and accurate amounts and variety.
  • Prepare and store pack out food according to camp and health code procedures.
  • Advise staff on equipment or preparation materials needed for identified menu choices.

Qualifications:  
– Desire to work in the food service area.
– Knowledge of food preparation and serving, storage of food and dishwashing procedures is preferred.

Physical Aspects of the Job:
– Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds including unloading food, carry trays of dishes, lifting supplies and equipment as needed.
– Visual ability to identify and respond to environmental hazards.
– Physical ability to operate kitchen equipment according to safe recommended methods.
– Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing for long periods of time (60 minutes or more).
– Determine cleanliness of dishes, food surfaces, and kitchen area.

Dining Hall Manager- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose:
The Dining Hall Manager coordinates and delivers all dining hall related programming. Additionally, the incumbent helps sets tables, clear tables, washes dishes and performs other cleaning as directed.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Manage the daily operations of the camp dining service including coordinating activities between the kitchen and dining room.
  • Work with Food Service Manager to know and understand the meals being served and the related dining services needs.
  • Work closely with Food Service Manager to coordinate the specifics of special meals such as picnic dinners, guest meals, and snack carts.
  • Provide counts for a meal, coordinate serving food and seconds, attend to special needs.
  • Lead songs/announcements at each meal to coordinate timing of service.
  • Arrange proper seating facilities keeping in mind all rules and regulations concerning safety, fire, and health concerns.
  • Organize the feeding of all personnel in such a manner as to expedite the operation and to avoid delays.
  1. Oversee the maintenance and sanitation of the dining room equipment and furnishings.
  • Oversee the cleanliness of tables, benches, floors, ascertaining that everything is in readiness for the following meal.
  • Oversee the cleaning and maintaining of the lavatory facilities within the dining area.
  • Promote practices that seek to reduce waste, reuse items, and recycle as much as possible.
  • Assist the Food Service Manager and Cook with inspecting the cleanliness of all dishes, silverware, or any other eating/serving utensil.
  • Set up an adequate area for the disposal of trays, silverware, trash, glasses, and recycling, etc.
  • Maintain, stock, clean, and prepare beverages as needed in the dining room area.
  • Oversee the sweeping and mopping of the dining hall on a daily basis.
  • Inventory and refill any materials needed in the operation of the dining room.

Other Job Duties:

  • Oversee composting and recycling procedures in dining hall and kitchen.
  • Assist with the work of the dishwashers to maintain the cleanliness of the dish room area.
  • Work cooperatively with kitchen staff.
  • Assist in the kitchen with food prep, serving, and clean-up as needed.

Qualifications:
– Experience in institutional or large food service setting preferred.
– Knowledge of and experience in food service especially with serving methods.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– Knowledge of current health and safety laws and practices related to food service is helpful.

Physical Aspects of the Job:
– Ability to effectively communicate orally.
– Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds.
– Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards of the site and facilities and camper and staff behavior.
– Ability to safely and properly use kitchen equipment.
– Ability to provide first aid and to assist campers and staff in an emergency.

Support 

Without the hard work and dedication, camp would not be able to function. These positions are the heart and soul of the program. 

Facilities Manager- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose:
The Camp Facilities Manager is responsible for maintenance, cleanliness and sanitation of the buildings, equipment and property as assigned. The incumbent interacts positively with campers and staff and responds to requests personally or informs the appropriate maintenance staff member.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Responsible for the development and implementation of a maintenance management system (prevention, correction, and construction).
  • Oversee the purchase, use, and care of all maintenance equipment and supplies.
  • Implement system for regular maintenance and upkeep of camp buildings and grounds, including routine duties such as mowing, painting, etc.
  1. Supervise, and coordinate staff engaged in the maintenance and improvement of the camp’s buildings, equipment, and other facilities.
    1. Train camp staff in their maintenance responsibilities.
    2. Train and supervise camp staff in the use of camp equipment including maintenance and program equipment as appropriate.
    3. Plan and assign work projects and schedules to maintenance staff.
    4. Supervise work, review assignments and effectiveness of maintenance staff.
    5. Evaluate individual performance.
  2. Prepare annual budget in consultation with supervisor and appropriate committees.
  3. Monitor expenditures to ensure compliance with the budget.
  4. Purchase equipment and supplies; maintain appropriate records and inventory.
  5. Perform all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines, including local, state, and federal guidelines as well as American Camp Association accreditation standards.
  6. Respond to emergencies on physical plant and site.
  7. Responsible for obtaining appropriate licenses, permits, approvals from local and state regulatory agencies.
  8. Conduct initial and end-of-season inventory.
  9. Store equipment for safety.
  10. Develop a schedule for checking the physical plant and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.


Other Job Duties:
– Participate as a member of the camp management team as needed to ensure the integration of program and property in order to deliver a program that meets the needs of campers and the camp mission.
– Assist in the long-range planning for the camp and agency.
– Assist in representing the camp to local businesses and other related camp groups.

Qualifications  
– A high school diploma or its equivalent, plus two years of experience in the following areas: human relations and supervision for hiring, training, and scheduling of staff, budget development, facility and site management, maintenance, construction, and land management.
– Current certification in first aid and CPR.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The position requires working knowledge in areas of engineering, painting, carpentry, electrical wiring and controls, plumbing, water and sewage treatment, vehicle and machinery operation, including maintenance.

Physical Aspects of the Position:
– Ability to understand and implement safety regulations and procedures.
– Ability to communicate procedures and regulations to staff and guests.
– Ability, both visual and auditory, to identify and respond to safety and environmental hazards and inform campers, staff, and guests.
– Physical strength to lift equipment and supplies (up to 40 pounds).
– Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing/walking for long periods of time (60 minutes or more).
– Ability to safely and properly use power tools and equipment.
– Ability to safely drive cars, light trucks, tractors, and other motorized vehicles.
– Ability to observe campers, staff, and guest behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures and apply appropriate management techniques.
– Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury).

Some additional physical requirements of the Facilities Manager position could be endurance including prolonged standing, bending, stooping, and stretching; eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate equipment and waterfront activities.  Willing to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours.  Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and other environmental conditions.

Media Intern- POSITION FILLED

Position Overview:
The Media Specialist furthers the mission of camp by capturing the daily life of our campers through photo and video, as well as maintain our presence via social media during the summer months. This is a volunteer position.

Qualifications:

  1. Enrollment at a 4 year college.
  2. Has knowledge, training, and/or experience using DSLR cameras and Adobe Creative Suite Production & Design software.
  3. Possess strong listening and communication skills
  4. Interest, knowledge, and skills in a variety of camp programs
  5. Certification in First Aid and CPR

Overall Responsibilities:
1. Produce marketing materials to share the value of the camp experience.
2. Manage social media outlets to communicate and advertise programs and benefits of camp experience.
3. Work with staff to create an atmosphere of the community which will promote spiritual, physical, intellectual, and social growth among its members.

Specific Responsibilities:
1. Serve as photographer and videographer for all camp programs.
2. Edit photos and videos.
3. Develop end-of-the-week video for the closing ceremony and make copies for purchase.
4. Administer daily blog.
5. Update camp community through daily posts on social media outlets.
6. Develop a weekly newsletter for parents.
7. Develop summer camp promo video for 2019 summer.
8. Assist with the weekly check-in and check-out process.
9.  Participate in clean up at the end of each week of camp.
10. Perform additional duties as assigned.

This is a volunteer position.

Medical 

What better place to share your nursing skills than at summer camp! In this dynamic setting, our medical team plays an essential role in the care and safety of our whole camp: campers and staff alike.

Registered Nurse- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose:

  • The Dispensary RN is responsible for delivery of health care and education to campers while assisting in the maintenance of smooth operations of the dispensary.
  • To ensure the health and safety of all campers.
  • To provide a positive, enjoyable, supportive and educational diabetes self-management learning environment for all campers.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Reside at camp for the committed session.

  • Ensure the health and safety of all campers.

  • Work regular shifts in the dispensary.

  • Participate in the general camp schedule of activities.

-Administer and document insulin and other medications.

            -Assist with blood glucose checking.

– Assist campers during episodes of hypoglycemia.

-Document campers’ blood glucose readings, insulin administration, insulin pump site changes, ketones and hypoglycemia treatment.

-Change insulin pump basal rates and insulin ratio (carbohydrate and sensitivity) settings per MD orders.

-Assist with insulin pump site changes.

-Assist with insulin pump troubleshooting.

-Staff camper activities and provide medical support.

-Promptly respond and assist with camper and staff medical concerns or health emergencies including accidents, high and low blood sugars.

– Treat or assist other medical staff with the treatment of moderate/severe hypoglycemia.

  • Follow the protocols outlined in the Medical Manual.

  • Follow staff policies and procedures.

  • Rotate into the dispensary per daily schedule.

 

Other Job Duties

  • Participate in pre-camp dispensary training.

  • Review camper physicals and paperwork for assigned activity group prior to camper arrival.

  • Report all incidents and accidents immediately to the Manager of Healthcare and Camp Director, and cooperate in the completion of required follow-up/documentation.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Healthcare, Medical Director or Camp Director

  • Prepare information for parent/guardian on Closing Day.

 

Qualifications:  (Minimum Education and Experience)

  • Registered nurse (RN) with an active license in the state of Ohio.

  • CPR certified.
  • Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management.
  • Driver’s license.
  • Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care.
  • A desire to work with children and adolescents.
  • Type 1 diabetes experience or CDE preferred.

 

Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • Ability to lift/assist campers and staff.
  • Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters.
  • Ability to use a telephone.
  • Maintain a written record system.
  • Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns.
  • Possess endurance to meet emergency needs.
Overnight Registered Nurse- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose

  • The Overnight RN is responsible for ensuring the health and safety of all campers between 9:30pm to 7:30am.


Essential Job Functions

  • Stay alert and attentive throughout the night. Stay in the dispensary.
  • Ensure the dispensary assistant checks campers on the 12am, 2am, 4am and 6am BG check lists.
  • Ensure campers with hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia are treated appropriately. Document treatment.
  • Document campers’ blood glucose readings, insulin administration, insulin pump site changes, ketones and hypoglycemia treatment.
  • Promptly respond and assist with camper and staff medical concerns or health emergencies including accidents, high and low blood sugars. Treat or assist other medical staff with treatment of moderate/severe hypoglycemia.
  • Communicate with attending MD for overnight medical concerns.
  • Provide PRN and OTC medications to campers overnight.
  • Oversee and support the overnight dispensary assistant.
  • Prepare and fill camper medications for the following day.
  • Identify campers who need pump site changes the following day.
  • PRN insulin pump troubleshooting and site changes overnight.
  • Stock tackle boxes with the assistance of the overnight assistant.
  • Stock dispensary supplies with the assistance of the overnight assistant.
  • Calibrate and document glucose meters.
  • Inventory supplies—determine if supplies are running low.
  • Prepare mini glucagon for the following day.
  • Check and document fridge and freezer temperatures.
  • Check and document AED.
  • Prepare hand-off report for day shift.
  • Follow the protocols outlined in the Medical Manual.
  • Follow staff policies and procedures.

 

Other Job Duties

  • Participate in pre-camp dispensary training.
  • Review camper physicals and paperwork for assigned activity group prior to camper arrival.
  • Report all incidents and accidents immediately to the Manager of Healthcare and Camp Director, and cooperate in the completion of required follow-up/documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Healthcare, Medical Director or Camp Director

 

Qualifications:  (Minimum Education and Experience)

  • Registered nurse (RN) with an active license in the state of Ohio.
  • CPR certified.
  • Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management.
  • Driver’s license.
  • Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care.
  • Desire to work with children and adolescents.
  • Type 1 diabetes experience preferred.

 

Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • Ability to lift/assist campers and staff.
  • Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters.
  • Ability to use a telephone.
  • Maintain written record system.
  • Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns.
  • Possess endurance to meet emergency needs.
Camp Pharmacist- POSITION FILLED

This is a volunteer position. 

Position Purpose:

  • Ensure the health and safety of all campers by providing expertise in insulin and medication management.
  • Support smooth operations of the dispensary.
  • Provide a positive and supportive diabetes self-management learning environment.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Reside on the camp property for the committed session.
  • Work regular shifts in the dispensary.
  • Rotate into the dispensary per daily schedule.
  • Participate in the general camp schedule of activities.
  • Oversee any pharmacy students or interns.
  • Prepare, manage and administer daily medications.
  • Provide support to nursing and medical staff regarding medication distribution, dosing and side effects.
  • Consult with MDs and attending MD.
  • Write prescriptions throughout the day as needed in collaboration with attending MD.
  • Assist with blood glucose checking.
  • Assist campers during episodes of hypoglycemia.
  • Document campers’ blood glucose readings, insulin administration, insulin pump site changes, ketones and hypoglycemia treatment.
  • Insulin pump troubleshooting.
  • Insulin pump site changes.
  • Change insulin pump basal rates and insulin ratio (carbohydrate and sensitivity) settings per MD orders.
  • Assist with daily insulin adjustments based on BG patterns in collaboration with attending MD.
  • Assist with evening rounds.
  • Assist MDs in daily tasks and medical management of campers.
  • Promptly respond and assist with camper and staff medical concerns or health emergencies including accidents, high and low blood sugars. Treat or assist other medical staff with treatment of moderate/severe hypoglycemia.
  • Follow protocols outlined in the Medical Manual.
  • Follow staff policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Camp Medical Director.

 

Other Job Duties:

  • Participate in pre-camp dispensary training.
  • Report all incidents and accidents immediately to the Medical Director, Manager of Healthcare and Camp Director, and cooperate in the completion of required follow-up/documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Healthcare, Medical Director or Camp Director

 

Qualifications:  (Minimum Education and Experience)

  • Licensed Pharmacist in the state of Ohio.
  • Type 1 diabetes experience required.
  • CDE preferred.
  • CPR certified.
  • Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management.

 

Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters.
  • Ability to use a telephone.
  • Maintain written record system.
  • Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns.
Certified Nurse Practitioner- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose

  • To ensure smooth delivery of health care and education to campers while supporting the dispensary staff.
  • To ensure the health and safety of all campers.
  • To ensure an enjoyable experience for all campers.
  • To provide meaningful and educational diabetes self-management environment for all campers.

 

Responsibilities

  • Reside on camp property for the committed session.
  • Ensure the health and safety of all campers.
  • Work regular shifts in the dispensary.
  • Rotate into the dispensary per daily schedule.
  • Participate in the general camp schedule of activities.

Medical Tasks

-Administer and document insulin and other medications.

            -Assist with blood glucose checking.

– Assist campers during episodes of hypoglycemia.

-Document campers’ blood glucose readings, insulin administration, insulin pump site changes, ketones and hypoglycemia treatment.

-Change insulin pump basal rates and insulin ratio (carbohydrate and sensitivity) settings per MD orders.

-Assist with insulin pump site changes.

-Assist with insulin pump troubleshooting.

-Staff camper activities and provide medical support.

-Promptly respond and assist with camper and staff medical concerns or health emergencies including accidents, high and low blood sugars. Treat or assist other medical staff with treatment of moderate/severe hypoglycemia.

-Perform physical assessments throughout the day as needed.

-Write prescriptions throughout the day as needed in collaboration with attending MD.

  • Follow protocols outlined in the Medical Manual.
  • Follow staff policies and procedures.
  • Assist with daily insulin adjustments in collaboration with attending MD.
  • Assist with evening rounds.
  • Assist MDs in daily tasks and medical management of campers.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Camp Medical Director.
  • Provide overnight medical guidance, oversight and support (if applying for nightshift).

 

Other Job Duties

  • Participate in pre-camp dispensary training.
  • Report all incidents and accidents immediately to the Medical Director, Manager of Healthcare and Camp Director, and cooperate in the completion of required follow-up/documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Healthcare, Medical Director or Camp Director
  • Assists with the screening of camp staff and campers upon arrival at camp

 

Qualifications:  (Minimum Education and Experience)

  • Master’s degree or higher.
  • If applying for NP role: Certified Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in diabetes, family care or pediatrics.
  • If applying for Medical Resident or Endocrinology Fellow role: Must be training at University Hospitals, Cleveland Clinic or Metro.
  • Type 1 diabetes experience required.
  • Approval by Camp Medical Director
  • CPR certified.
  • Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management.

 

Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • Ability to lift/assist campers and staff.
  • Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters.
  • Ability to use a telephone.
  • Maintain written record system.
  • Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns.
  • Possess endurance to meet emergency needs.

 

Medical Resident & Endocrinology Fellow

This is a volunteer position. 

Position Purpose

  • To ensure smooth delivery of health care and education to campers while supporting the dispensary staff.
  • To ensure the health and safety of all campers.
  • To ensure an enjoyable experience for all campers.
  • To provide meaningful and educational diabetes self-management environment for all campers.

 

Responsibilities

  • Reside on camp property for the committed session.
  • Ensure the health and safety of all campers.
  • Work regular shifts in the dispensary.
  • Rotate into the dispensary per daily schedule.
  • Participate in the general camp schedule of activities.

Medical Tasks

-Administer and document insulin and other medications.

            -Assist with blood glucose checking.

– Assist campers during episodes of hypoglycemia.

-Document campers’ blood glucose readings, insulin administration, insulin pump site changes, ketones and hypoglycemia treatment.

-Change insulin pump basal rates and insulin ratio (carbohydrate and sensitivity) settings per MD orders.

-Assist with insulin pump site changes.

-Assist with insulin pump troubleshooting.

-Staff camper activities and provide medical support.

-Promptly respond and assist with camper and staff medical concerns or health emergencies including accidents, high and low blood sugars. Treat or assist other medical staff with treatment of moderate/severe hypoglycemia.

-Perform physical assessments throughout the day as needed.

-Write prescriptions throughout the day as needed in collaboration with attending MD.

  • Follow protocols outlined in the Medical Manual.
  • Follow staff policies and procedures.
  • Assist with daily insulin adjustments in collaboration with attending MD.
  • Assist with evening rounds.
  • Assist MDs in daily tasks and medical management of campers.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Camp Medical Director.
  • Provide overnight medical guidance, oversight and support (if applying for nightshift).

 

Other Job Duties

  • Participate in pre-camp dispensary training.
  • Report all incidents and accidents immediately to the Medical Director, Manager of Healthcare and Camp Director, and cooperate in the completion of required follow-up/documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Healthcare, Medical Director or Camp Director
  • Assists with the screening of camp staff and campers upon arrival at camp

 

Qualifications:  (Minimum Education and Experience)

  • Master’s degree or higher.
  • If applying for NP role: Certified Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in diabetes, family care or pediatrics.
  • If applying for Medical Resident or Endocrinology Fellow role: Must be training at University Hospitals, Cleveland Clinic or Metro.
  • Type 1 diabetes experience required.
  • Approval by Camp Medical Director
  • CPR certified.
  • Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management.

 

Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • Ability to lift/assist campers and staff.
  • Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters.
  • Ability to use a telephone.
  • Maintain written record system.
  • Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns.
  • Possess endurance to meet emergency needs.

 

Dispensary Assistant (Nightshift)- POSITION FILLED

Position Purpose

  • To work directly under the supervision of the overnight RN to assist in the smooth overnight operation of the dispensary from 9:30pm to 7:30am. The dispensary assistant offers basic diabetes care and helps prepare the dispensary for the following day (stocking, organizing, paperwork).

Essential Job Functions

  • Per the overnight RNs instruction, check the blood glucose of campers on the 12am, 2am, 4am and 6am BG check lists.
  • Follow protocols outlined in the Medical Manual.
  • Follow staff policies and procedures.
  • Identify campers who need hyperglycemia treatment and bring them to the dispensary.
  • Treat and recheck campers who have overnight hypoglycemia.
  • Document BG readings and hypoglycemia treatment with RN.
  • Prepare dispensary for following day:
    • Stock tackle boxes
    • Clean and wipe down surfaces
    • Organize dispensary
    • Make any necessary labels
    • Organize paperwork

 

Other Job Duties

  • Participate in pre-camp dispensary training.
  • Prepare camper logs, labels and supplies for the following session.
  • Print camper healthcare records for closing day.
  • Report all incidents and accidents immediately to the Manager of Healthcare and Camp Director, and cooperate in the completion of required follow-up/documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the overnight RN, Manager of Healthcare, Medical Director or Camp Director

 

Qualifications:  (Minimum Education and Experience)

  • Nursing student (with one year of clinical experience), PA student, Medical student, EMTs or additional healthcare related students with the knowledge and skills appropriate to the Dispensary Assistant role.
  • Type 1 diabetes experience required.
  • CPR certified.
  • Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management.
  • Desire to work with children and adolescents.

 

Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • Ability to lift/assist campers and staff.
  • Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters.
  • Ability to use a telephone.
  • Maintain written record system.
  • Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns.

 

Dispensary Assistant (Day Shift)- POSITION FILLED

Position
The Dispensary Assistant works directly under the supervision of the Healthcare Manager and other nursing preceptors to assist in the smooth operation of the dispensary. The Dispensary Assistant offers basic health care and diabetes care to campers.

Essential Job Functions

  • Reside on camp property for the committed session.
  • Ensure the health and safety of all campers.
  • Work regular shifts in the dispensary.
  • Rotate into the dispensary per daily schedule.
  • Participate in the general camp schedule of activities.

·Healthcare Tasks

-Administer and document insulin and other medications under RN supervision.

-Assist with blood glucose checking.

– Assist campers during episodes of hypoglycemia.

-Document campers’ blood glucose readings, insulin administration, insulin pump site changes, ketones and hypoglycemia treatment with RN.

-Staff camper activities and provide medical support under RN supervision.

  • Follow the protocols outlined in the Medical Manual.
  • Follow staff policies and procedures.

 

Other Job Duties

  • Participate in pre-camp dispensary training.
  • Prepare camper logs, labels and supplies for the following session.
  • Print camper healthcare records for closing day.
  • Report all incidents and accidents immediately to the Manager of Healthcare and Camp Director, and cooperate in the completion of required follow-up/documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Healthcare, Medical Director or Camp Director

 

Qualifications:  (Minimum Education and Experience)

  • Enrolled in bachelors, masters or doctoral program.
  • Nursing student (with one year of clinical experience), PA student, Medical student, EMTs or additional healthcare related students with the knowledge and skills appropriate to the Dispensary Assistant role.
  • Type 1 diabetes experience required.
  • CPR certified.
  • Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management.
  • Desire to work with children and adolescents.

 

Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • Ability to lift/assist campers and staff.
  • Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters.
  • Ability to use a telephone.
  • Maintain written record system.
  • Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns.
  • Possess endurance to meet emergency needs.
Camp Dietician- POSITION FILLED

This is a volunteer position. 

Position Purpose:

  • To provide nutrition service to benefit the well-being of campers and staff.
  • To provide a safe, enjoyable and educational environment for campers with diabetes.
  • To ensure the health and safety of all campers.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prior to the camp season:
    • Prepare the full menu with balanced meals
    • Assist with ordering the food
    • Complete carbohydrate counts
  • Work with the Kitchen and Dispensary Staff
  • Meet daily with the Food Service Director to review menus and menu changes.
  • Identify campers with dietary restrictions and food allergies prior to check-in.
  • Speak with campers’ families during check-in.
  • Assist with the care of special dietary needs of campers (Celiac, peanut free, treenut free, dairy-free, Kosher, vegetarian, etc.)
  • Coordinate and participate in staff supervision of meal line (portion control and education on carb counting).
  • Supervise Dietetic Interns.
  • Provide camper diabetes education sessions.
  • Follow protocols outlined in the Medical Manual.
  • Follow staff policies and procedures.

 

Other Job Duties:

  • Participate in pre-camp dispensary training.
  • Report all incidents and accidents immediately to the Medical Director, Manager of Healthcare and Camp Director, and cooperate in the completion of required follow-up/documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Healthcare, Medical Director or Camp Director

 

Qualifications:  (Minimum Education and Experience)

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in nutrition.
  • Registered Dietician.
  • CDE preferred.
  • Type 1 diabetes experience required.
  • Pediatric experience preferred.
  • CPR certified.
  • Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management.

 

Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • Ability to use a telephone.
  • Maintain written record system.
  • Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper dietary concerns.
Dietetic Intern/Student- POSITION FILLED

This is a volunteer position. 

Position Purpose:

  • To provide nutrition service to benefit the well-being of campers and staff.
  • To provide a safe, enjoyable and educational environment for campers with diabetes.
  • To ensure the health and safety of all campers.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist the Camp Dietician in pre-camp preparation of planning the menu and carbohydrate counting.
  • Assist with the care of special dietary needs of campers (Celiac, peanut free, treenut free, dairy-free, Kosher, vegetarian, etc.)
  • Coordinate and participate in staff supervision of meal line (portion control and education on carb counting).
  • Provide camper diabetes education sessions under the supervision of the Camp Dietician.
  • Follow protocols outlined in the Medical Manual.
  • Follow staff policies and procedures.

 

Other Job Duties:

  • Participate in pre-camp dispensary training.
  • Report all incidents and accidents immediately to the Medical Director, Manager of Healthcare and Camp Director, and cooperate in the completion of required follow-up/documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Healthcare, Medical Director or Camp Director

 

Qualifications:  (Minimum Education and Experience)

  • Student in accredited nutrition program.
  • On track to become a Registered Dietician.
  • Special interest in diabetes management and education required.
  • Willingness to work with children.
  • CPR certified.
  • Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management.

 

Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • Ability to use a telephone.
  • Maintain written record system.
  • Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper dietary concerns.