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Woolman Camps Trip Manager- Nevada City, CA. Apply by March 1st

Organization: Camp Woolman

Job Title: Trip Manager, assistant-director-level position

Location: Nevada City, California

Hours and Compensation: June 22nd to August 8th, pay ranges from $2,000 to $2,200 for the summer.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2012; applications are considered in the order they are received

Posted On: February 1st


Organization Overview

The Woolman camps – Sierra Friends Camp and Teen Leadership Camp – are small programs serving 9-16 year-olds for 5 weeks of programming in the summer. Located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada foothills near the scenic Yuba River and Tahoe National Forest, Woolman camps embody values of community, respect for nature, peace, and simple fun. Kids come to learn, play, make friends, and live in an accepting community where they can truly be themselves. In-camp activities include cooperative games, sports, arts, crafts, nature, music, singing, campfires, as well as place-based educational workshops. Each week also includes a three-day backpacking and camping trip to nearby rivers, mountains and farms.


The Trip Manager is a vital member of the administrative team that serves both Woolman Camps. The Trip Manager is responsible for providing logistical and transportation support for weekly trips for the kids and teen programs, as well as working with the camp directors to assist with other camp leadership responsibilities. The ideal candidate should be able to be flexible with their daily routine and be willing to fill multiple responsibilities at camp. A person in this role should expect to drive 4-8 hours a day several times a week.


-Help Directors plan and facilitate counselor training
-Organize trip food and gear
-Coordinate overnight camping trip logistics
-Be one of the drivers to take campers to the trail and pick them up
-Participate and help facilitate Staff Meetings with counselors
-Assist in camper and/or counselor difficulties if necessary
-Be available to play and have fun with campers when they have worn out their counselors
-Participate in the spiritual, emotional, and physical growth of all our beautiful young people


-Must be at least 21 years old. Younger applicants should consider a counselor position
-Current class B drivers license, or the willingness to obtain one by the start of camp
-Outdoor leadership experience
-Prior experience working with young people
-Strong leadership and interpersonal skills



How to Apply

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Contact info:

Coleman Watts:

530-273-3183 x11


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