Season: June 1 – Sep. 8, 2015
Pay Rate: $94.32 - $136.24 / Day
Benefits: Room & Board Provided
City of Berkeley Camp Staff Supervisors facilitate daily operations of camp departments by providing training, mentorship, supervision, program development, and operations management within their department and as part of a leadership team. These positions are directly accountable for management of camp departments, as well as successful implementation of their department’s work. Camp Staff Supervisors may assist with the general oversight and supervision of camp in the absence of the Camp Manager.
The Administrative Camp Staff Supervisor is responsible for supervising and managing our office and administrative functions, including supervising a team of office assistants and general maintenance staff. Attention to detail is essential. This position will require you to oversee multiple aspects of camp programming, such as coordinating our volunteer Artist in Residence program, working closely with the Counselor-in-Training Coordinator, and assisting in the orientation and scheduling of our rotating Camp Medical Staff. Aside from oversight, the Administrative Camp Staff Supervisor will have the responsibility of processing invoices, completing daily deposits, and regularly communicating with the City of Berkeley camps office to ensure smooth operations. This role must have an excellent understanding of camp operations, recreation programming, and customer service. Additional background check information may be required, as this individual is in a cash handling position.
CSS Food Service
The Food Service Camp Staff Supervisor is responsible for providing well-balanced, appetizing, and meal options for our campers and staff. This person will be both a front-line customer service leader, handling frequent interactions with campers and staff on a daily basis to ensure camper satisfaction, as well as an operations manager, with an understanding of mass-production commercial kitchen operations. In Summer 2014, Echo Lake Camp produced an average of more than 400 meals daily during our season. This person should have a strong sense of leadership, as well as an understanding of recreation programming, inventory ordering and reporting, safe food handling techniques, food preparation, and customer service skills. This person will supervise a kitchen staff leader (chief cook), Dining Hall host, and team of around six (6) line cooks.
City of Berkeley Camps, steeped in traditions and customs, offer daily activity schedules and special events for all ages. The Recreation Camp Staff Supervisor is directly responsible for the creation and implementation of our summer programs and activities for all of our programs, including Family Camp, Youth Residential Camp, adult, teen, and pre-k programs, as well as private group rentals. This position will lead two camp stall leaders and an eight member recreation team, and have a strong understanding of camp recreation programming, scheduling, staff training, and program supervision for both youth residential programs as well as family centered activities.
Camp Medical Staff (.pdf)
Weekly Rotations: June 12 – Sep. 8, 2015
Pay Rate: $62.88 - $94.32 / Day
Benefits: Room & Board Provided. Medical Staff can bring additional family members or guests to camp with them!
The Echo Lake Camp Medical Staff position is a unique opportunity for qualified medical professionals to join the Echo Lake Camp Staff team for one week or more in beautiful Echo Lake CA, overlooking South Lake Tahoe, CA. Echo Lake Camp is situated along the Pacific Crest Trail just minutes away from Desolation Wilderness, and offers a variety of summer residential camp programs including Family Camp (all ages), Private Group Rentals, Youth Residential Camp (Age 7-14), City of Berkeley Weekend programs, and Adult Camps (50+).
Due to State of CA minimum standards, the Camp Medical Staff role is typically filled by a Medical Doctor, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Medical Technician, or similarly qualified medical professional. Camp Medical Staff attend to the day-to-day health and safety needs of Echo Lake Camp guests and staff. This position will work out of our ‘Health Hut’, a small facility equipped with basic medical supplies and equipment located in the center of camp.
Daily tasks will vary based on the program taking place at Echo Lake Camp. During our Family Camp Sessions, Camp Medical Staff typically attend to medical needs of campers such as minor wounds, bumps, cuts, scrapes, splinters, headaches, or other ailments as well as attending to emergency situations as they arise. Camp Medical Staff will document interactions and regularly communicate with Camp Administrative Staff.
During our Youth Residential Camp sessions, August 3-21, 2015, Camp Medical Staff will attend to the needs of Youth Residential Campers (age 7-16). This may include performing head lice checks, tracking and dispensing prescription medication administration, attending to basic medical needs of campers in accordance with on file Health History and Medical Authorization forms, and addressing issues and concerns such as homesickness and bedwetting.
While medical and emergency situations can and will arise, Camp Medical Staff will have opportunities to enjoy camp and the surrounding area.