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Outdoor Education Coordinator

Outdoor Education Coordinator


GENERAL SUMMARY: The Experience coordinator is responsible for program leadership, development and implementation. Assist the Experience Director in managing any programmed camps and STEM experiences throughout the year, including recruiting staff and working with volunteers. Pursue leadership development opportunities for staff at every level. Understand the desired outcomes of our leadership pipeline and joyfully train those they supervise in the same manner.
Tonto Creek Camps Info: Located in northern arizona in the beautiful mountains with huge pine trees as far as the eye can see and a beautiful waterfall and creek. We currently are the nation's largest STEM education camp in the country, as well as aggressively growing. One of the camps we operate is ASU’s property (largest university in the country). We are launching an intern leadership school this year. TCC is an organization that is growing rapidly and if your passion is education this is an incredible organization to be apart of! We also focus on serving foster youth and all other underserved populations.
Pay range (commensurate on experience) & room and board (Studio apartment on property)
Job Duties
1. Leadership Development
Assist in furthering the vision of the camps and building a culture and environment that fosters education and fun!
Lead interns, volunteers, and program staff in carrying out the mission of Camps in its culture, practices, and policies.
Provide values based leadership for intern/summer staff team.
Lead campers and staff in best safety practices in every program.
Provide vision, direction, and empowerment to staff.
Lead staff meetings (more if needed) with Experience Director.
Collaborate with team leads to create coordinated staffing schedules for staff.
Provide evaluation and coaching for Intern/Summer Staff.
Address camper and staff discipline issues.



2. Program Leadership and Implementation

Provide direction to Interns and Staff teams in carrying out the daily operations of camp programs. Partner with camp operations to maintain indoor and outdoor facility quality and cleanliness.
Help lead the STEM program with the Experience Director at 2 properties, as well as, a mobile classroom that goes out to schools across Arizona (largest STEM camp in the state possibly the country)
Develop STEM program curriculum
Teach outdoor education during STEM camps
Teach/direct interns to teach, do admin, and develop the program
Assist Experience Director in developing and implementing the structure, curriculum, and leadership of the High School Leadership and Summer College Staff program.

3. Administration
Assist Program Director in crafting and stewarding program budget and resources.
Coordination of groups, and scheduling, (this can all be taught to interns)
Acts as direct point-of-contact for schools once they have booked a camp session up through arrival till departure from camp
Sends introductory email to schools asking for module selections, headcount and gender breakdowns, grades/ages, number of teachers/chaperones, dietary info, special requests, etc. Responds to all programming related questions from schools/groups
Scheduling programming staff/Intern teams
Preps module bins and makes sure EFIs have all necessary supplies
Hosts orientations: teacher/chaperone, all campers, dinner
Acts as on-call camp host
Oversees evening activities, including setting up and assisting at the start of school led activities (making sure movies are set up, s'more supplies are ready, Nocturnal Hike/Astronomy is running smoothly, etc.)


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Internship, program staff, and misc hourly employees
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
(Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience)
1. Education: Associate degree from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent. Relevant work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
2. Experience: Two years working in nonprofit leadership or similar experience.
3. Software and Equipment Used: moderate understanding of Word, Excel, and outlook.
4. Other Considerations:
Flexible and hospitable
Excellent communicator in front of groups
Detail oriented and able to handle a lot of people throughout a camp day.
Multi tasking

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
(Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience)
1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Management or Ministry from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent.

2. Experience: Two years of camp or leadership experience.

3. Licensure/Certification: Lifeguard, CPR, ropes certified

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Outdoor Education

 

 

Updated: 7/1/2019 9:59:05 PM

Job Contact:
Douglas Chase
(928) 478-4241

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235 Camp Tontozona Rd
    Payson, AZ 85541

(928) 478-4241

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