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Webpage-Headline-JOB-OPENINGSWe are looking for some awesome people to join our team at Woodward Tahoe!SECTION-BREAKS-SUMMER-CAMP-EMPLOYMENT Every summer, we receive interest from 100's of people for employment at Woodward Tahoe. A person's motivation for being involved in camp may vary: some are looking for a way to have fun in the summer, others may be looking to have a positive impact on the lives of our campers. Whatever the reason, we're always looking for people who can help make camp a great experience for kids!

 Camp employees should expect:

 Camp employees should NOT expect:

  • A rewarding experience
  • Exhaustion!
  • To be a role model for kids
  • To sleep in a bunk bed
  • To be available for other duties
  • To enforce camp rules
  • Memories to last a lifetime
  • To have time for personal obligations
  • To spend every waking minute skateboarding, BMXing, snowboarding or skiing
  • To get sponsored

 

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 The following jobs require applicants to be at least 18 years of age.

Activities Counselor: Activities Counselors are responsible for creating, organizing and implementing recreational activities throughout the week. Activities Counselors will run scheduled weekly activities and events and coordinate the appropriate staff to run and monitor each activity and event.  They will coordinate with visiting professionals and sponsors to schedule activities on their behalf. Activities Counselors will talk to campers about all of the activity options that will be available throughout the week. They will make sure all activities begin on time and that campers are aware of when and where all activities begin.
Athletic Trainer: This position serves as the Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) in an Action Sports camp for children and youth who are engaging in skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding, biking, and a variety of other activities.  The ATC supervises all injuries related to trauma in the Bunker, in the skateparks, and around camp and works with the Medical Manager to make the call on diagnosis and next steps with the patient.  They are responsible for the day to day medical needs of the participants including but not limited to: taping, icing, after-care needs, responding to emergencies, administering first aid, etc. This position reports to the Medical Manager.
BMX Instructor/Counselor: The Action Sports Instructor/Counselor is expected to teach campers in all aspects of BMX/MTB/Skateboard/Scooter riding relative to the camper’s ability. Applicants must have strong skills within their sport and strong communication skills. Instructor/Counselors are also expected to participate in counseling duties, recreational activities, cleaning, working with homesick campers, and any other duties necessary to provide the best possible experience to our campers. Instructor/Counselors must serve as good role models to our campers. Instructor/Counselors are responsible for escorting campers to/from meals and instruction; remaining with their group throughout instruction periods; and instructing campers both individually and as a group. Instructor/Counselors are responsible for ensuring campers report to afternoon and evening activities and will monitor camper whereabouts through the day. When Instructor/Counselors turn counseling duties over to the General Counselor, he/she will relay important communication to the General Counselor; e.g., medications, challenges throughout the day, etc.
Cheer Instructor/Counselor: The Cheer Instructor/Counselor is expected to train campers in all aspects of cheer and tumbling relative to the camper’s ability. Applicants must have strong skills within their sport and strong communication skills. Instructor/Counselors are also expected to participate in counseling duties, recreational activities, cleaning, working with homesick campers and any other duties necessary to provide the best possible experience to our campers. Instructor/Counselors must serve as good role models to our campers. Instructor/Counselors are responsible for escorting campers to/from meals and instruction; remaining with their group throughout instruction periods; and instructing campers both individually and as a group. Instructor/Counselors are responsible for ensuring campers report to afternoon and evening activities and will monitor camper whereabouts through the day. When Instructor/Counselors turn counseling duties over to the General Counselor, he/she will relay important communication to the General Counselor; e.g., medications, challenges throughout the day, etc.
Digital Media Instructor/Counselor: The Digital Media Instructor/Counselor is expected to train campers in all aspects of Digital Media relative to the camper’s ability. Applicants must have strong skills within photo and video production and strong communication skills. Instructor/Counselors are also expected to participate in counseling duties, recreational activities, cleaning, working with homesick campers, and any other duties necessary to provide the best possible experience to our campers. Instructor/Counselors must serve as good role models to our campers. The Digital Media Instructor/Counselor will create and teach a comprehensive Digital Media curriculum based on the individual needs of each camper in the Digital Media program. The Digital Media Instructor/Counselor may also be asked to submit video/photo for weekly camp recap's and other marketing videos. The Digital Media Instructor/Counselor must present a camper premiere night each week to showcase campers' final project. The Digital Media Instructor/Counselor must make sure that each Digital Media camper has a final project done and ready to view by time of the premiere. Instructor/Counselors are responsible for escorting campers to/from meals and instruction; and also will remain with their group throughout instruction periods and will instruct the campers both individually and as a group. Instructor/Counselors are responsible for ensuring campers report to afternoon and evening activities and will monitor camper whereabouts through the day. When Instructor/Counselors turn counseling duties over to the General Counselor, he/she will relay important communication to the General Counselor; e.g., medications, challenges throughout the day, etc.
General Counselor: A General Counselor’s mission is to foster a positive and nurturing environment for kids while at camp. General Counselors stay overnight in The Bunkhouse and are responsible for up to 12 campers between the ages of 7-17. Further, they are responsible for the daily and nightly needs of each camper when they are not in instructional sessions. This includes eating meals with them, making sure they get to activities on time, helping them call home, etc. General Counselors have specific duties related to keeping The Bunkhouse and bunkrooms clean, helping kids check-in and orient them to camp, enforce rules, etc. General Counselors must present a neat and well-kept appearance during their stay at Woodward Tahoe and be a role model in character and behavior. Although you are hired on as a General Counselor, this position is ever changing and you must be able to complete multiple jobs at any given time while at camp.
Head Activities Counselor: The Head Activities Counselor is responsible for creating, organizing, and assigning staff to help run recreational activities throughout the week. He/she is also responsible for ordering and maintaining inventory of all supplies and staying within the allocated activities budget. The Head Activities Counselor is responsible for training staff on how to run each activity and keeping a safety log of all trainings. He/she will schedule weekly activities and events and coordinate the appropriate staff to run and monitor each activity and event. He/she will coordinate with visiting professionals and sponsors to schedule activities on their behalf. He/she will talk to campers about all of the activity options that will be available throughout the week. He/she will create a weekly and summer long activities calendar that will be in various locations around campus.  He/she will make sure all activities begin on time and that campers are aware of when and where all activities begin.
Head Counselor: The Head Counselor’s mission is to foster a positive and nurturing environment for kids while at camp. He or she must be a role model in character and behavior. Further, they are responsible for the daily and nightly needs of each camper when they are not in instructional sessions. This includes eating meals with them, making sure they get to activities on time, helping them call home, etc. The Head Counselor hires and oversees all Counselors. He or she must work closely with other camp staff to make room assignments, help run activities, and ensure communication of camper issues. This position is ever changing and requires the ability to complete multiple jobs at any given time while at camp. 
Housing Coordinator: The Housing Coordinator is responsible for the overall operation of The Bunkhouse. This includes following all safety and health regulations, maintaining inventory of The Bunkhouse supplies, linens and furniture, cleaning rooms and common areas, overseeing campers and counselors, assigning staff/camper rooms, inspecting rooms on a regular and scheduled basis. Expenses need to be monitored and kept within budget guidelines. This person is also responsible for ensuring the overall well-being of staff and campers during their stay at The Bunkhouse.
Kitchen Staff: Kitchen Staff work under the direction of the kitchen supervisor in maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen, cooking and serving food and drinks in the Mess Hall and Moondoes Café, and striving for efficiency, friendliness, and quality of service within all food and beverage outlets. Kitchen Staff follow a weekly work schedule and may be scheduled at the Mess Hall or Moondoes Café. 
Kitchen Supervisor: The Kitchen Supervisor is responsible for the overall operation of The Mess Hall and Moondoe's Café. This includes following all safety and health regulations, overseeing kitchen and Moondoe's staff, cooking meals, keeping track of inventory levels and ordering supplies as needed while monitoring expenses. This person is also responsible for ensuring the overall well-being of staff and campers during their meals in The Mess Hall, including knowledge of allergies and alternative menu options.
MTB Freestyle Instructor/Counselor: The Action Sports Instructor/Counselor is expected to teach campers in all aspects of BMX/MTB/Skateboard/Scooter riding relative to the camper’s ability. Applicants must have strong skills within their sport and strong communication skills. Instructor/Counselors are also expected to participate in counseling duties, recreational activities, cleaning, working with homesick campers, and any other duties necessary to provide the best possible experience to our campers. Instructor/Counselors must serve as good role models to our campers. Instructor/Counselors are responsible for escorting campers to/from meals and instruction; remaining with their group throughout instruction periods; and instructing campers both individually and as a group. Instructor/Counselors are responsible for ensuring campers report to afternoon and evening activities and will monitor camper whereabouts through the day. When Instructor/Counselors turn counseling duties over to the General Counselor, he/she will relay important communication to the General Counselor; e.g., medications, challenges throughout the day, etc.
Office Assistant: The Camp Office Assistant is responsible for coordinating all camper logistics including registration, camper rosters, parent communication, and travel needs associated with Woodward Tahoe summer camp.  He/she is responsible for registering campers for sessions, sending out confirmation material and answering any questions potential campers and parents may have. The Camp Office Assistant will ensure that we have camper registration packets returned in completion prior to campers’ arrival. The Camp Office Assistant will work closely with the Housing Coordinator and Head Counselor assigning appropriate living arrangements for Woodward Tahoe campers and staff. He or she will take age, gender and specific request into account when assigning rooms. The Camp Office Assistant will also work closely with medical staff to ensure all special needs are communicated.
Scooter Instructor/Counselor: The Action Sports Instructor/Counselor is expected to teach campers in all aspects of BMX/MTB/Skateboard/Scooter riding relative to the camper’s ability. Applicants must have strong skills within their sport and strong communication skills. Instructor/Counselors are also expected to participate in counseling duties, recreational activities, cleaning, working with homesick campers, and any other duties necessary to provide the best possible experience to our campers. Instructor/Counselors must serve as good role models to our campers. Instructor/Counselors are responsible for escorting campers to/from meals and instruction; remaining with their group throughout instruction periods; and instructing campers both individually and as a group. Instructor/Counselors are responsible for ensuring campers report to afternoon and evening activities and will monitor camper whereabouts through the day. When Instructor/Counselors turn counseling duties over to the General Counselor, he/she will relay important communication to the General Counselor; e.g., medications, challenges throughout the day, etc.
Skateboard Instructor/Counselor: The Action Sports Instructor/Counselor is expected to teach campers in all aspects of BMX/MTB/Skateboard/Scooter riding relative to the camper’s ability. Applicants must have strong skills within their sport and strong communication skills. Instructor/Counselors are also expected to participate in counseling duties, recreational activities, cleaning, working with homesick campers, and any other duties necessary to provide the best possible experience to our campers. Instructor/Counselors must serve as good role models to our campers. Instructor/Counselors are responsible for escorting campers to/from meals and instruction; remaining with their group throughout instruction periods; and instructing campers both individually and as a group. Instructor/Counselors are responsible for ensuring campers report to afternoon and evening activities and will monitor camper whereabouts through the day. When Instructor/Counselors turn counseling duties over to the General Counselor, he/she will relay important communication to the General Counselor; e.g., medications, challenges throughout the day, etc.

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SECTION-BREAKS-AND-HEADERS-21-41AVAILABLE-CAMP-PARENT-JOBS-Every summer, we have many parents who help us at Woodward Tahoe. A parent's motivation for being involved in camp may vary: some are looking for a way to subsidize their child's tuition, others may want to bring a young child who may be leery about their first full week away from home. Find out more!

Camp Driver: The Camp Driver works under the supervision of the Camp Office Manager. Camp Drivers must be at least 21 years old and have a clean driving record. Camp Drivers are responsible for transporting campers, staff, and special guests to and from airports, bus stations, or medical facilities with camp vehicles.  Drivers have scheduled work times and are also on-call during their entire stay in case of emergency. A comprehensive training upon arrival will provide detailed information on company policies and procedures. In exchange for your services, you will receive a $300 discount from your child’s total tuition fees.
Camp Nurse: Camp Nurses are responsible for providing medical coverage to campers and staff and related administrative duties. Nurses will have responsibilities including medical paperwork, medical rescues, dispensing medication, and caretaking for those individuals needing to spend periods of time in the camp infirmary. Nurses will work in conjunction with other camp medical staff including Ski Patrol and certified Athletic Trainers (ATCs) to provide medical injury coverage. Nurses will communicate campers’ medical needs to appropriate staff so arrangements can be made to alter training and/or recreation as needed. Nurses are expected to assist campers in resuming activity as quickly and safely as possible. Nurses are expected to provide a quiet, professional, caring environment for those in medical need.
Mini Parent Counselor: A Mini Parent Counselor’s mission is to foster a positive and nurturing environment for our youngest kids who attend camp (generally ages 7 to 9). There could be up to 10 children in your Bunkroom, and your role is to be a parent to these young children 24/7.  Further, you are responsible for the daily and nightly needs of each camper including eating meals with them, making sure they get to activities on time, helping them call home, etc. As a counselor, you’ll have specific duties related to keeping your rooms clean, helping kids check-in and orient them to camp, enforce rules, etc. Mini Counselors must present a neat and well-kept appearance during their stay at Woodward Tahoe and be a role model in character and behavior. Mini Counselors work under the direction of the Head Counselor. Although you are hired on as a counselor, this position is ever changing and you must be able to complete multiple jobs at any given time while at camp. In exchange for your services, you will receive a $300 discount from your child’s total tuition fees.
 WWT-BUTTON-300-X-100-APPLY-NOW-YELLOW SECTION-BREAKS-AND-HEADERS-21-41AVAILABLE-JOBS-16-The following jobs require applicants to be at least 16 years of age.

Junior Counselor: Junior Counselors may be asked to perform a variety of tasks including but not limited to cleaning The Bunker, cleaning the cafeteria, cleaning The Bunkhouse, keeping restrooms orderly throughout the day, assisting with camper activities, and assisting General Counselors in The Bunkrooms. Junior counselors must attend one week of camp as a paying camper during the summer in which they are hired. Junior Counselors are hired for 1 or 2 weeks and are typically between the ages of 16-17 years old. Junior Counselors are part time or full time; days and hours may vary but will include weekends and holidays. Junior Counselors are considered campers as well as staff members and therefore are subject to all rules that apply to campers.

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