Silver Tree Summer Camp – Coordinator/Manager

Campers at Silver Tree Day Camp

Job Description

The two Camp Managers will work collaboratively to manage an outdoor summer day camp located in Glen Park Canyon with 180 campers each week aged 5.5 to 14.  The Camp Managers have a major role in summer camp planning as part of the management team, general camp operations, supply purchase, program curriculum, staff training, and supervision of a team of camp counselors.

Job Responsibilities

The Camp Managers are responsible for setting the tone of the camp, creating and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork, inclusion, safety and community throughout the summer. Coordinators will be trained on established systems such as the pre-camp letter to families, sign-in/sign-out procedures, attendance reporting, staff time keeping and timesheet reporting, accident/ incident protocols, and other policies and procedures. Camp Managers supervise approximately 35 staff at different levels, ranging from ages 14 and up. Camp managers will deliver camp staff orientation and training, as well as maintain supplies, interface with the public, and present a fun, exciting and enriching program. They also need to coordinate the quality and safety of before and after-camp care programs and assist in mid-summer and post-summer evaluations.

Desirable Qualifications
  • 2 years supervisory experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field
  • Demonstrated knowledge of practices, procedures, activities, and programs as they relate to youth/child camps
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Organizational skills; multitasking, record keeping, planning and follow-up
  • Ability to use software programs such as Excel, Word, CLASS
  • Excellent customer service
Minimum Qualifications

All applicants must meet the minimum qualifications listed for the applicable civil service job (class) code. Please go to for the job announcement and more information on the specific requirements.

Certification(s) Desired
  •  First Aid and CPR certification
  •  Valid driver’s license
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