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Unit Leaders(Male & Female)
 
Unit Leaders will be responsible for supervising Counselors and ensuring the safety of campers as they participate in a wide range of camp activities including hiking, archery, arts and crafts, climbing wall, swimming, canoeing, and outdoor living skills. In addition to leading and supervising camp activities, Unit Leaders will support Counselors through all daily activities including meal times, cabin time, overnight, and transitions between activities. Unit Leaders will serve as program leadership and mentors to members of Camp Fire’s Teen Academy. Unit Leaders will report directly to the Program Director. Unit Leaders will live on site during the delivery of programing. Through the supportive guidance of camp counselors, campers build their own unique community in which each member can experience a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, acceptance and appreciation.

The key duties of the Unit Leaders will be:
  •  To supervise Counselors within their unit.
  •  Facilitate leadership development activities for Teen Academy.
  •  Facilitate large and small group activities.
  •  Act a positive role model for campers.
  •  Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers and Counselors.
  •  Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  •  Punctual and prepared for training and when on duty.
  •  Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  •  Attend 9 days of staff training.
  •  Maintain a clean camp and cabin area.
  •  Live on-site while camp is in session.
  •  Clean camp areas after programming.
  •  Keep campers safe at all time.
  •  Work with Camp Operations Manager for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).
  •  Attend Staff Meetings.
  •  Report directly to Camp Program Director.
  •  Other duties as assigned.
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.

Camp Counselor
 
Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa is looking for energetic and motivated male and female counselors to provide an outstanding camp experience to our campers.  Counselors are responsible for supervising campers throughout camp sessions, ensuring the safety of campers, and building an inclusive and engaging camp experience for all campers.  Through the supportive guidance of camp counselors, campers build their own unique community in which each member can experience a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, acceptance and appreciation. Counselors will live on site with campers.

The key duties of the Resident Camp Counselor will be:
  • Guide cabin groups of 6-14 campers through full participation in camp all activities.
  • Facilitate large and small group activities.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers.
  • Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  • Punctual and prepared for training and when on duty.
  • Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  • Attend 6 days of staff training.
  • Maintain a clean camp and cabin area.
  • Live on-site while camp is in session.
  • Clean camp areas after programming.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Keep campers safe at all time.
  • Report maintenance needs to Operations Manager.
  • Work with Camp Operations Manager for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).
  • Attend Staff Meetings.
  • Report directly to Unit Leader.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.


Head Cook

The Head Cook will supervise and work with the entire kitchen team in providing delicious and nutritious food in a residential camp environment in a highly professional kitchen facility.  The Head cook is accountable for the kitchen staff, preparation of meals, cleanliness and scheduling of kitchen personnel. The Head Cook will manage all food service aspects in compliance with health and safety codes and other regulations. Additionally the Head Cook will work with Camp Directors to inventory, order, receive and store all food stuffs.  The Head Cook will plan and execute all meals served during camp sessions.

The Candidate shall understand that he/she is an employee of Camp Fire Inland Southern California and shall conduct himself/herself as an ambassador of the organization. The Head Cook will report directly to the Executive Director of Camp Services.


The key duties of the Head Cook will be:

  • To plan and execute delicious and nutritious meals for campers and staff.
  • To use math skills for scaling recipes, measuring, weighing, time and temperature conversions, estimating and controlling portions and tracking food used, consumed and wasted.
  • To use and maintain commercial equipment.
  • Training kitchen staff.
  • Maintain pantry and storeroom.
  • Plan Menus and utilize left overs.
  • On call to respond to group needs.
  • Customize menu offerings to meet the specific needs of campers and staff.
  • To lift and carry 30lbs.
  • To use visual and auditory senses to identify and respond to problems and hazards in the kitchen.
  • To arrive ready to work on time.
  • To maintain high standards of personal hygiene, grooming of hair, hands, finger nails, clean and appropriate clothing, shoes, hats, apron, and gloves, and a willingness to conform to strict dress codes and uniforms.
  • Participate in a multi-day training and qualification program before starting work.
  • Live on site during program delivery.
  • To work hard and perform well under pressure.
  • Exhibit a basic interest and knowledge of food, names, terminology and food nutrition.
  • To clean dishes, equipment and facilities with hard work and demanding situations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Report directly to Executive Director of Camp Services.
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.


Lead Cook
The Lead Cook will assist the Head Cook and the entire kitchen team in providing delicious and nutritious food in a residential camp environment in a highly professional kitchen facility. The Lead Cook will assist the Head Cook in the planning and execution of all meals served during camp sessions.

The key duties of the Lead Cook will be
  • To assist in the planning and execution of delicious and nutritious meals for campers and staff.
  • To use math skills for scaling recipes, measuring, weighing, time and temperature conversions, estimating and controlling portions and tracking food used, consumed and wasted.
  • Assist in the training of kitchen staff.
  • Use and maintain commercial equipment.
  • On call to respond to group needs.
  • Customize menu offerings to meet the specific needs of campers and staff.
  • To demonstrate proper use and maintenance of knives, slicers, processors and other hand implements
  • To lift and carry 30lbs
  • To use visual and auditory senses to identify and respond to problems and hazards in the kitchen
  • To arrive ready to work on time
  • To maintain high standards of personal hygiene, grooming of hair, hands, finger nails, clean and appropriate clothing, shoes, hats, apron, and gloves, and a willingness to conform to strict dress codes and uniforms.
  • A willingness to participate in a multi-day training and qualification program before starting work
  • Live on site during program delivery
  • To work hard and perform well under pressure
  • To clean dishes, equipment and facilities with hard work and demanding situations
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Report directly to Head Cook
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.


Assistant Cook
 
The Assistant Cook will assist the Head Cook and the entire kitchen team in providing delicious and nutritious food in a residential camp environment in a highly professional kitchen facility. The Assistant Cook will work with the Head Cook to deliver delicious and nutritious meals to campers and staff. The Assistant Cook will have an attitude of enthusiasm and willingness to work hard under pressure while improving your skills and creativity in the kitchen.

The key duties of the Assistant Cook will be:

  • To use math skills for scaling recipes, measuring, weighing, time and temperature conversions, estimating and controlling portions and tracking food used, consumed and wasted.
  • To use and maintain commercial equipment.
  • To demonstrate proper use and maintenance of knives, slicers, processors and other hand implements.
  • To lift and carry 30lbs.
  • To use visual and auditory senses to identify and respond to problems and hazards in the kitchen.
  • To arrive ready to work on time.
  • To maintain high standards of personal hygiene, grooming of hair, hands, finger nails, clean and appropriate clothing, shoes, hats, apron, and gloves, and a willingness to conform to strict dress codes and uniforms.
  • To participate in a multi-day training and qualification program before starting work
  • Live on site during program delivery
  • To work hard and perform well under pressure.
  • To demonstrate basic food preparation skills including use and maintenance of knives, hand implements and commercial kitchen equipment
  • To clean dishes, equipment and facilities with hard work and demanding situations
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Report directly to Head Cook
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.


Head Lifeguard
A Head Lifeguard is responsible for  providing lead supervision for Lifeguards monitoring activities at the Camp Nawakwa Swimming Pool and Jenks Lake. These duties include functioning as a Lifeguard in maintaining order, preventing accidents, rescuing swimmers in danger of drowning and assessing camper swimming skills. The Head Lifeguard operates under the direct Supervision of the Operations Manager. The Head Lifeguard supervises staff when at waterfront facilities including instructions in pool operating procedures, rules, safety practices, maintenance, and related matters. Through the supportive guidance of camp staff members, campers build their own unique community in which each member can experience a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, acceptance and appreciation.

The key duties of the Head Lifeguard will be:
  • Supervise  campers during waterfront activity time.
  • Exhibit meticulous care and attention to technique when supervising waterfront areas.
  • Maintain pool and activity equipment and area to ensure all aspects are safe for campers and staff to participate.
  • Perform an inventory of supplies and equipment at the close of each camp session, report any needs to direct line supervisor.
  • Facilitate large and small group activities.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers.
  • Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  • Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  • Attend 6 days of staff training.
  • Maintain a clean camp and activity area.
  • Live on-site while camp is in session.
  • Clean camp areas after programming.
  • Keep campers safe at all time.
  • Work with Camp Operations Manager for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).
  • Attend Staff Meetings.
  • Report directly to Operations Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.

Climbing Instructor
 
The Climbing Instructor will meticulously follow all necessary safety precautions while supervising campers at the climbing wall. In addition to climbing activities the instructor will support Counselors in their supervision of campers through daily activities including meal times, cabin time, overnight, and transitions between activities. Climbing Instructor will also serve as a role model and mentor to members of Camp Fire’s Teen Academy. The Climbing Instructor will live on site during program delivery.
 
The key duties of the Climbing Wall Instructor will be:
  • Guide cabin groups of 6-14 campers through full participation in climbing programming.
  • Exhibit meticulous care and attention to technique when running climbing wall activities.
  • Maintain program equipment and area to ensure all aspects are safe for campers and staff to participate.
  • Perform an inventory of supplies and equipment at the close of each camp session, report any needs to supervisor.
  • Facilitate large and small group activities.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers.
  • Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  • Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  • Attend 6 days of staff training.
  • Maintain a clean camp and activity area.
  • Live on-site while camp is in session.
  • Clean camp areas after programming.
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE..


Outdoor Living Skills Instructor

The Outdoor Living Skills Instructor will be responsible for ensuring the safety of campers as they participate in outdoor skills activity time. The Outdoor Living Skills instructor will develop and implement activities for campers during OLS program time.  The OLS Instructor will meticulously follow all necessary safety precautions while supervising campers. In addition to OLS activities the instructor will support Counselors in their supervision of campers through daily activities including meal times, cabin time, overnight, and transitions between activities. The Outdoor Living Skills Instructor will also serve as a role model and mentor to members of Camp Fire’s Teen Academy. The OLS Instructor will report directly to Camp Program Director. The OLS Instructor will live on site during the delivery of programming to campers. Through the supportive guidance of camp staff members, campers build their own unique community in which each member can experience a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, acceptance and appreciation.

The key duties of the Outdoor Living Skills Instructor will be:
  • Guide cabin groups of 6-14 campers through full participation in OLS programming.
  • Exhibit meticulous care and attention to technique when running OLS activities.
  • Maintain program equipment and area to ensure all aspects are safe for campers and staff to participate.
  • Perform an inventory of supplies and equipment at the close of each camp session, report any needs to direct line supervisor.
  • Facilitate large and small group activities.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers.
  • Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  • Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  • Attend 6 days of staff training.
  • Maintain a clean camp and activity area.
  • Live on-site while camp is in session.
  • Clean camp areas after programming.
  • Keep campers safe at all time.
  • Work with Camp Operations Manager for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).
  • Attend Staff Meetings.
  • Report directly to Camp Program Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.


Drama Instructor

Drama Instructor will develop and execute projects and activities with campers. The Drama Instructor will be responsible for ensuring the safety of campers as they participate in drama activity time.  The Drama Instructor will use the utmost care to supervise and provide guidance to campers. In addition to drama activities the Drama Instructor will support Counselors in their supervision of campers through daily activities including meal times, cabin time, overnight, and transitions between activities. Drama Instructor will also serve as a role model and mentor to members of Camp Fire’s Teen Academy. The Drama Instructor will report directly to Camp Program Director. The Drama Instructor will live on site during the delivery of programming to campers. Through the supportive guidance of camp staff members, campers build their own unique community in which each member can experience a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, acceptance and appreciation.

The The key duties of the Drama Instructor will be:
  • Guide cabin groups of 6-14 campers through full participation in Drama programming.
  • Maintain program equipment and area to ensure all aspects are safe for campers and staff to participate.
  • Perform an inventory of supplies and equipment at the close of each camp session, report any needs to direct line supervisor.
  • Facilitate large and small group activities.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers.
  • Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  • Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  • Attend 6 days of staff training.
  • Maintain a clean camp and activity area.
  • Live on-site while camp is in session.
  • Clean camp areas after programming.
  • Keep campers safe at all time.
  • Work with Camp Operations Manager for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).
  • Attend Staff Meetings.
  • Report directly to Camp Program Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.




Archery Instructor
The Archery Instructor will be responsible for ensuring the safety of campers as they participate in archery training and practice. The Archery Instructor will abide by and meticulously follow all necessary safety precautions. In addition to camp archery activities Archery Instructor will support Counselors in their supervision of campers through daily activities including meal times, cabin time, overnight, and transitions between activities. Archery Instructor will also serve as a role model and mentor to members of Camp Fire’s Teen Academy. Archery Instructor will report directly to Camp Program Director. The Archery Instructor will live on site during the delivery of programming to campers. Through the supportive guidance of camp staff members, campers build their own unique community in which each member can experience a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, acceptance and appreciation.

The key duties of the Archery Instructor will be:
  • Guide cabin groups of 6-14 campers through full participation in camp Archery programming.
  • Maintain a clean camp and activity area.
  • Maintain program equipment and area to ensure all aspects are safe for campers and staff to participate.
  • Perform an inventory of supplies and equipment at the close of each camp session, report any needs to supervisor.
  • Facilitate large and small group activities.
  • Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers.
  • Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  • Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  • Attend 6 days of staff training.
  • Live on-site while camp is in session.
  • Clean camp areas after programming.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Keep campers safe at all time.
  • Work with Camp Operations Manager for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).
  • Attend Staff Meetings.
  • Report directly to Camp Program Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Download an application for a summer job at Camp Fire Camp Nawakwa HERE.


Arts and Crafts Instructor

The Arts &Crafts Instructor will be responsible for ensuring the safety of campers as they participate in arts and crafts activity time.  The A&C Instructor will use the utmost care to supervise and provide guidance to campers. In addition to arts and crafts activities the A&C Instructor will support Counselors in their supervision of campers through daily activities including meal times, cabin time, overnight, and transitions between activities. A&C Instructor will also serve as a role model and mentor to members of Camp Fire’s Teen Academy. The A&C Instructor will report directly to Camp Program Director. The A&C Instructor will live on site during the delivery of programming to campers. Through the supportive guidance of camp staff members, campers build their own unique community in which each member can experience a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, acceptance and appreciation.

The key duties of the Arts and Crafts Instructor will be:
  • Guide cabin groups of 6-14 campers through full participation in Arts and Crafts programming.
  • Develop activities for campers.
  • Maintain program equipment and area to ensure all aspects are safe for campers and staff to participate.
  • Perform an inventory of supplies and equipment at the close of each camp session, report any needs to supervisor.
  • Facilitate large and small group activities.
  • Be a positive role model for campers.
  • Monitor the health, well-being and safety of campers.
  • Abide by and enforce camp policies.
  • Communicate with campers, families and staff in a mature and professional manner at all times.
  • Attend 6 days of staff training.
  • Maintain a clean camp and activity area.
  • Live on-site while camp is in session.
  • Clean camp areas after programming.
  • Keep campers safe at all time.
  • Work with Camp Operations Manager for facility needs (housekeeping and maintenance).
  • Attend Staff Meetings.
  • Report directly to Camp Program Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.