Wilderness Trip Director Position

 

This position works as a pair and is responsible for overall integrity of trips programs at Camp Manitou, including total safety and well-being of all trip participants while in camp and when on trail. 

Responsibilities​​

  • To develop and supervise out of camp trip programs suited to the skills and aptitudes of the campers in a safe manner.

  • Deliver and return participants, ensuring they have all proper supplies and equipment.

  • Provide strong and meaningful leadership for all out-of-camp programs.

  • Teach staff trip safety, canoeing and kayaking and outdoor skills during staff training.

  • Conduct appropriate and thorough training for all participants before all trips and while on trail.

  • Responsible for inventory, repair and maintenance of all equipment and supplies.

  • Coordinates meal preparation and packing with Kitchen Staff.

  • Responsible to check in at a minimum of every other night to Camp Director while out on trail.

  • Maintain professional appearance, attitude and demeanor for duration of employment.

  • Leads, directs and instructs campers in all camp programs and shares responsibility for the total care and wellbeing of campers.

  • Assumes counselor responsibilities when in camp after trips, or when assigned to a cabin.

  • Other job-related duties as may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this position.

  • Other duties that support other program staff areas.

Qualifications- Required​

  • Must have an exemplary driving record.

  • Attend and assist in staff training

  • Report for work Tuesday, May 28 at 9am

  • Upon hire, obtain certifications in Wilderness First Responder

 

Qualifications- Preferred

  • Recommended to be 21 years of age

  • Lifeguard Certification

Wilderness Trip Leader Position

Responsible for overall integrity of trips programs at Camp Manitou, including total safety and well-being of all trip participants while in camp and when on trail. Reports to Trip Director.​

Responsibilities:

  • To develop and supervise out of camp trip programs suited to the skills and aptitudes of the campers in a safe manner.

  • Deliver and return participants, ensuring they have all proper supplies and equipment.

  • Provide strong and meaningful leadership for all out-of-camp programs.

  • Teach staff trip safety, canoeing and kayaking and outdoor living skills during staff training.

  • Conduct appropriate and thorough training for all participants before all trips and while on trail.

  • Responsible for inventory, repair and maintenance of all equipment and supplies.

  • Coordinates meal preparation and packing with Dining Hall and Kitchen Staff.

  • Responsible to call in periodically to Camp Director while out of camp on trips.

  • Responsible for cleanup, repair and storage of all tripping equipment.

  • Maintain professional appearance, attitude and demeanor for duration of employment.

  • Leads, directs and instructs campers in all camp programs and shares responsibility for the total care and wellbeing of campers.

  • Assumes Senior Staff responsibilities when in camp after trips, or when assigned to a cabin.

  • Other job-related duties as may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this position.

Qualifications- Required​

  • Must have an exemplary driving record.

  • Attend and assist in staff training

  • Report for work Tuesday, May 28 at 9am

  • Upon hire, obtain certifications in First Aid/CPR/AED or Wilderness First Aid

 

Qualifications- Preferred

  • Recommended to be 21 years of age

  • Lifeguard Certification

  • Wilderness First Responder

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