Assistant Director, Outdoor Education
Camp Roger
8365 Belding Road NE, Rockford

Responsibilities:
1. Works closely with the Director of Outdoor Education in planning and developing Camp Roger’s Outdoor Education program.
2. Provides excellent customer service throughout a school’s entire visit at Camp beginning with initial conversations with school leaders, planning the day, facilitating the group, billing, and follow-up. During the school’s visit, the assistant director (along with outdoor education staff) will lead students on the adventure course, in team-building activities, and in environmental education classes.
3. Develops, organizes, and runs Camp Roger’s 9-month Homeschool Program and a variety of scheduled GO DAYS.
4. Actively builds relationships with current and new schools to advocate for and promote Camp Roger’s Outdoor Education program to increase the number of connections and bookings.
5. Always considers how a school’s visit can run more smoothly and is a great problem solver.
6. Comfortable hosting and leading mid-sized and large-sized groups.
7. Recruits, trains, mentors, schedules, and leads outdoor education specialists and per day staff.
8. Engages in curriculum development, equipment care, and general day-to-day problem-solving.
9. Actively and creatively invests in the outdoor education program to make it continually better.
10. Other duties as assigned.

Responsible to: Director of Outdoor Education

Requirements:
1. Agrees to sign and strive to live up to the standards outlined in Camp Roger’s Faith and Life Covenant (located at CampRoger.org/about).
2. This is an hourly position averaging 30 hours per week. More hours are available during the busy season (September, October, April, and May). Work when groups are scheduled on the outdoor education calendar, including occasional weekends. Time off can be requested.
3. Ability to lift 20 lbs.
4. Working knowledge of Office 365.
5. Willing to learn Camp Roger’s existing database management software program, Camp Brain – Conference Center module.
6. Attention to detail and ability to problem-solve.
7. Excellent written and communication skills.
8. Applicant should be available to begin employment by early summer 2022.

Compensation and Benefits:
1. Pay range is $17 – $19 per hour with overtime compensated at a 1.5 times hourly rate after 40 hours.
2. Reduced hours in June and August with the entire month of July off (unpaid).
3. PTO = 5 days, plus 7 holiday days per year.
4. Employee Assistance Plan through Pine Rest.
5. Unpaid extended time off during Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
6. Facility rental discount.
7. Summer camp discounts.
8. Employee can either reside on or off-site. If onsite housing is needed, please indicate this in your cover letter. Employees living onsite pay a modest monthly rental rate and volunteer 5 hours per week at The Acorn Resale Shop.

To Apply:
1. Send a short cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications along with your resume and three personal and/or professional character references to Scott De Young at scott@camproger.org. Include in your cover letter if you will be interested in onsite housing.
2. Interviews will be conducted as applications are received.

Instructions in job description or at CampRoger.org/apply
http://CampRoger.org/apply

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