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This position is responsible for all Activities involved with programmed camps, guest groups, retreats, and related uses of the camp. Can also involve organizing and conducting recreation at offsite locations such as churches, lakes, etc. Maintains safety standards, training and certifications, schedules and supervises part-time and seasonal staff, and provides comprehensive oversight of all activities.
Shepherds the activities team in spiritual formation through devotionals, prayer, fellowship, and encouraging involvement in the local church.
Plans and supports the execution of program camp activities with Program Directors.
Establishes consistent communication with Guest Group Coordinators year-round to ensure access to activities for all guests.
Strategizes with Director of Operations to schedule Support Service cleaning days with the activities team.
Supports Maintenance Director with grounds projects including trail maintenance, snow removal, and other seasonal projects.
Builds healthy relationships with all people who work in or interact with the camp, including guests, vendors, the local community, and employees. Consistently maintains a welcoming and friendly attitude; promotes interest and care for everyone.
Strong team player. Actively seeks to contribute to team success, steps in to fill needs and help other departments. Consistently brings an uplifting presence.
Incorporates Hume’s core values and mission statement into activity areas and team culture
Responsible for the annual Massachusetts Challenge Course License
Maintains pool and pool area to Massachusetts health inspector standards
Ensures all activities meet industry standards. Promotes a culture of risk management. Conducts pre- and post-activity assessments to build learning and ensure safety of all guests.
Works with the Program Director to research and develop new activities for the camp. Develops strategies to progress the camp’s activities offerings commensurate with camp growth.
Oversees and maintains equipment for:
Boathouse and waterfront
Super Slide/Tube Run
Non-staffed Activities (Volleyball, Basketball, Gaga Pits, Disc Golf, Lawn Games, etc.)
Assists with and schedule activities staff to help with snow removal during winter months
Regularly seeks feedback from supervisor, peers, and employees to improve the activities program.
Performs other related duties and assignments as required. Hume maintains the right to reassign or change duties as needed.
Trains and oversees High Adventure Guides, Lifeguards, and Field Staff on Hume New England policies and procedures for the year round and programmed camp seasons.
Works with leadership team to develop a schedule based on the needs of programmed camp.
Oversees weekly schedules of the activities team. Creates clear lines of communication for staff needs, requests of time off, and professional development.
Trains and supervises activities staff during the year. Develops priorities, coaches, provides training and performance feedback, and handles other administrative needs.
Proactively and routinely seeks feedback for improvement of the Activities department’s performance.
Demonstrates a commitment to the Christian faith and a desire to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with others.
Agrees with Hume Lake’s Statement of Belief and abides by the Code of Conduct.
Has a servant’s heart with a high level of optimism, contribution, teamwork and maturity. Exemplifies Godliness, integrity, self-control and temperance.
Demonstrates a strong work ethic, arrives to work on time, is flexible, and avoids excessive absences.
Proactive in approach and desire to maintain excellent performance in all areas of role.
Acquires and maintains certifications, training and continued education necessary pertaining to activities, facilities and equipment, including:
Top Rope Certification
Certified Pool Operator or Aquatic Facilities Operator Certification
Vista and QLabs software
Working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Office Suite, Google products, and general office technologies.
Strong ability to manage multiple tasks, projects and responsibilities in an unstructured environment with frequent interruptions. Possesses attention to detail.
Ability to train others in completing tasks and the operation of tools and equipment.
Preferably has camping ministry experience. Minimum of two years experience in Challenge Course, High and Low ropes and similar activities. Has obtained appropriate safety training and certifications.
Minimum high school graduate. Advanced training in outdoor recreation preferred.
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, periodically on uneven or rugged terrain.
Must occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds, be able to kneel, stand and bend for extended periods of time, and live in cold weather conditions. Increased amounts of weights may be required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions of the job.
Out-of-town and/or overnight travel may periodically occur.
40 hours/week but can routinely involve long days and consistent overtime during June-August. Flexibility in working schedule required to meet the needs of the camp’s operations and guests.
Time: Full-Time Year Round
Category: Outdoor Education
Updated: 9/22/2023 12:00:35 PM