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Camp Sheldrake Inc. • Bartibog, New Brunswick • (506) 622-8907

Employment Opportunity for Camp Director

Camp Director Job Description

Position:  Camp Director

Duration:   May 2 – August 27, 2016

                             (Part time hours May/June. Full time hours July /August)

Job Description

Camp Sheldrake is an outdoor adventure residential summer camp for boys and girls aged 5 – 17 years located at Bartibog, NB (near Miramichi)

Camp Sheldrake focuses on building confidence, trust and social consciousness in youth through its daily programs.

Primary Responsibilities

-Define, plan and implement program ensuring that it reflects camp goals and objectives.

-Organize and conduct pre-camp staff training sessions

-Order and supervise ordering of supplies and equipment for camp and arrange proper distribution

-Set and supervise opening and closing day procedures for staff and campers

-Develop routines, schedules and procedures for camp operation

-Assign staff and campers to cabins or groups

-Supervise and evaluate all camp operations and program staff

-Maintain and review records and evaluations of all programs, operations, staff and facilities pertaining    to the camp

-Assist in defining and monitoring a crisis management plan, including emergency procedures

-Organize and/or approve trips out of camp for program, supplies and crisis management

-Monitor safety in all procedures as they pertain to the complete supervision of all the campers and staff   and implement corrective action as necessary

-Help provide an atmosphere for developing good morale and well being among the camp family

-Organize and plan school day/adult off season programs and arrange staffing

-Other related duties as assigned

-Lodging provided.  Meals provided when camp in operation.


-Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instructions to staff and campers.

-Ability to observe staff and camper behaviour, assess its’ appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety  regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate age behaviour management techniques

-Post secondary education in teaching, recreation or equivalent

-Superior leadership, organizational, communications and problem solving skills

-Current CPR, First Aid Certification, Criminal Record certificate

-Must have extensive experience in camp work, counselling, teaching ad mediation with staff and campers

-Ability to plan, implement and direct a program to reflect camp goals

-Ability to train, lead and evaluate a staff team

-Proficiency in English and French would be an asset

Deadline for applications:  March 25, 2016

-Apply by mail or email, including cover letter and resume to:

-Camp Sheldrake Inc. P.O.  Box 4, Miramichi, E1V 3M2

-By e.mail to campshel@xplornet.ca

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Camp Sheldrake Inc.
P.O. Box 4, Miramichi, New Brunswick E1V 3M2
Telephone: 506-622-8907
Fax: 506-773-7498

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