Day Camp Manager

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Job Description

SF Recreation and Parks is hiring managers for several day camps, including traditional outdoor camps, outdoor adventure camps, extreme sports camps, visual and performing arts camps, and sports camps!

Job Responsibilities

The camp manager is responsible for setting the tone of the camp, creating and maintaining an atmosphere of enthusiasm, understanding, team work, inclusion, safety and community throughout the summer. Manager will be trained on established systems such as the pre-camp Welcome Letter to families, sign in/out procedures, ACTIVENET AND EPACT systems including downloading camper lists and attendance reporting, planning staff schedules and timesheet reporting, accident/incident protocols, etc. Manager is responsible for training, supervising and collaborating with staff, maintaining supplies and quality of the site, interfacing with the public, and presenting a fun and exciting program!

Desirable Qualifications

The stated desirable qualifications apply to the various positions and may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.

  • Experience supervising staff
  • Experience working with children in a recreation environment
  • Experience in teaching, management, camp management, recreation or youth enrichment programming
  • Experience leading recreation camps or programs for children with autism and other developmental disabilities
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certified
  • Background in positive behavior management
  • National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC)
  • California Board of Recreation and Park Certification (CBRPC)
  • Fluency in languages other than English, including American Sign Language
  • CA Driver’s License
  • USA Archery Instructor Certification
  • USA Archery Olympic Safe Sport Certification
  • A working knowledge of personal computers with word processing knowledge is required
  • A working knowledge of recreation principles
  • A knowledge and understanding of the visual and performing arts


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    Day Camp Manager
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