JOB OPENINGS

Summer Camp JOBS:

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 while 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!

ACTION SPORTS COUNSELOR


ACTION SPORTS COUNSELOR: The Action Sports Counselor’s mission is to foster a positive and nurturing environment for kids while at camp. Counselors are expected to teach campers in all aspects of Skateboard/BMX/MTB/Scooter riding relative to the camper’s ability. Applicants must have strong skills within their sport and strong communication skills. Counselors instruct campers in their sport/activity and may stay overnight in the Bunkhouse, and they 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, ensuring good hygiene, etc.

Action Sports Counselors have specific duties related to keeping the Bunkhouse and bunkrooms clean, helping kids check-in and orient them to camp, enforcing rules, etc. 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 Counselor, this position is ever changing and you must be able to complete multiple jobs at any given time while at camp.

SNOW SPORTS COUNSELOR


SNOW SPORTS COUNSELOR: The Snow Sports Counselor’s mission is to foster a positive and nurturing environment for kids while at camp. Counselors are expected to teach campers in all aspects of snowboarding and skiing relative to the camper’s ability. Applicants must have strong skills within their sport and strong communication skills. Counselors instruct campers in their sport/activity and may stay overnight in the Bunkhouse, and they are responsible for up to 12 campers between the ages of 7-19. 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.

Snow Sports Counselors have specific duties related to keeping the Bunkhouse and bunkrooms clean, helping kids check-in and orient them to camp, enforce rules, etc. 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 Counselor, this position is ever changing and you must be able to complete multiple jobs at any given time while at camp.

CHEER & PARKOUR COUNSELOR


CHEER & PARKOUR COUNSELOR: The mission of Cheer and Parkour Counselors is to foster a positive and nurturing environment for kids while at camp. Counselors are expected to teach campers in all aspects of their sport such as tumbling, gymnastics, free running, and stunting relative to the camper’s ability. Applicants must have strong skills within their sport and strong communication skills. Counselors 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, maintaining good hygiene, etc.

Cheer and Parkour Counselors have specific duties related to keeping the Bunkhouse and bunkrooms clean, helping kids check-in and orient them to camp, enforce rules, etc. 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 Counselor, this position is ever changing and you must be able to complete multiple jobs at any given time while at camp.

ACTIVITIES COUNSELOR


ACTIVITIES COUNSELOR: Activities Counselors are responsible for creating, organizing, and implementing recreational activities throughout the week. Activities Counselors run scheduled weekly activities and events and coordinate the appropriate staff to assist with each activity and event. Activities Counselors also run arts and crafts activities for both male and female campers, as well as assist with daily retail and cleaning duties in the Camp Store.

Activities Counselors inform campers about all of the activity options that are available throughout the week. They make sure all activities begin and end on time, and that campers are aware of when and where all activities begin. Activities Counselors may also assist in the care and entertainment of homesick and injured campers.

JUNIOR COUNSELOR


JUNIOR COUNSELOR: Junior counselors may be asked to perform a variety of tasks including but not limited to cleaning the Bunker and Bunkhouse, keeping restrooms orderly throughout the day, assisting with camper activities, and assisting overnight 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 between the ages of 16-17 years old. Junior counselors are considered campers as well as staff members and therefore are subject to all rules that apply to campers. Junior Counselors will not be assigned to work with campers over the age of 14 years old.

HEALTH SUPERVISOR


HEALTH SUPERVISOR: The Health Supervisor is charged with overall health supervision while camp is in session. The Health Supervisor keeps all health history documents and conducts health screenings of all staff and campers. The Health Supervisor is responsible for maintaining a medical logbook for each accident, injury or illness that occurs during camp. The Health Supervisor is responsible for the updating and following the written camp health care plan.

ATHLETIC TRAINER


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, tumbling, trampolines, 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 Health Supervisor and other medical staff to make the call on diagnosis and next steps with the patient. ATCs are responsible for the day to day medical needs of the campers and staff including but not limited to: taping, icing, after-care needs, responding to emergencies, administering first aid, etc. This position reports to the Health Supervisor.

CAMP STORE & WORKSHOP


CAMP STORE & WORKSHOP: Staff members in the Camp Store and Workshop are responsible for selling soft goods and hard goods, maintaining a clean and well-stocked floor, and assisting with recreational activities. These staff are also responsible for camper bank accounts as well as helping with arts and crafts for both male and female campers, including CreateaSkate and bow making. Staff in “The Workshop” is responsible for renting and repairing snowboard and ski equipment as well as repairing bikes, skateboards and scooters. Inventory management and cleanliness are high priorities. These staff may also assist in the care and entertainment of homesick and injured campers.

CAMP OFFICE


CAMP OFFICE: Camp Office staff are responsible for coordinating all camper logistics including registration, camper rosters, parent communication, and travel needs associated with Woodward Tahoe summer camp. Office staff are responsible for registering campers for sessions, sending out confirmation material and answering any questions potential campers and parents may have. Office staff ensure that we have camper registration packets returned in completion prior to campers’ arrival.

Camp Office staff work closely with the Housing and Transportation Coordinators assigning appropriate living and travel arrangements for Woodward Tahoe campers and staff. Office staff also also work closely with medical and kitchen staff to ensure all special needs are communicated.

CAMP NURSE


CAMP NURSE: Woodward Camp Nurses are responsible for providing medical care to campers and staff and related administrative duties. Nurse responsibilities include dispensing medication, medical paperwork, medical rescues, and caretaking for those individuals needing to spend periods of time in the camp infirmary. Nurses work under the supervision of the Camp Health Supervisor, and they work in conjunction with other camp medical staff including Ski Patrol and certified Athletic Trainers (ATCs) to provide medical injury coverage. Nurses communicate with parents and 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.

PARENT COUNSELOR


PARENT COUNSELOR: A 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, daily room inspections, etc.

Parent Counselors must present a neat and well-kept appearance during their stay at Woodward Tahoe and be a role model in character and behavior. Parent Counselors work under the direction of the Head Counselors. 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.

PARENT DRIVER


PARENT DRIVER: The Camp Driver works under the supervision of the Housing & Transportation Coordinator. Camp Drivers must be at least 25 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.

TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR


TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR: The Transportation Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all camper, staff and VIP transportation needs. This includes following all safety and DMV regulations, maintaining clean and fueled vehicle fleet, training new drivers, assigning drivers to airport pick-ups and drop-offs, and assigning other routine or emergency trips as needed. The Transportation Coordinator will work closely with the Housing & Transportation Coordinator to understand the weekly transportation needs of camp as well as the available drivers. This person is also responsible for ensuring the overall well-being of staff and campers while in any company vehicle. Expenses need to be monitored and kept within budget guidelines.

DIGITAL MEDIA COUNSELOR


DIGITAL MEDIA COUNSELOR: The Digital Media 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. 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. Counselors must serve as good role models to our campers.

The Digital Media 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 Counselor may also be asked to submit video/photo for weekly camp recaps and other marketing videos. The Digital Media Counselor must present a camper premiere night each week to showcase campers' final project. The Digital Media Counselor must make sure that each Digital Media camper has a final project done and ready to view by time of the premiere.

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. Counselors are responsible for ensuring campers report to afternoon and evening activities and will monitor camper whereabouts through the day.

CONTENT COUNSELOR


CONTENT COUNSELOR: The Content Counselor is primarily responsible for capturing photos and videos of all camp disciplines and pros. He/she communicates closely with the Head Content Counselor and the Marketing team to ensure our Content Plan is on track. He/she may assist with Digital Media camper instruction and photo or video shoots. Content Counselors also run GoPro Lab and camper GoPro rental program. He/she 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 Content Counselor, this position is ever changing and you must be able to complete multiple jobs at any given time while at camp.

HOUSING COORDINATOR


HOUSING COORDINATOR: The Housing Coordinator is responsible for the overall operation of The Bunkhouse, The Barracks, and VIP Condos. This includes following all safety and health regulations, maintaining inventory of supplies, linens and furniture, cleaning rooms and common areas, overseeing campers and counselors, assigning staff/camper/visiting pro rooms, inspecting rooms on a regular and scheduled basis. The Housing Coordinator will work closely with the Camp Office assigning appropriate living arrangements for Woodward Tahoe campers and staff. He or she will take age, gender and specific requests into account when assigning rooms. Expenses need to be monitored and kept within budget guidelines. This person is also responsible for ensuring the overall well-being of campers, staff and VIPs during their stay in any Woodward Tahoe housing.

 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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FALL & WINTER SEASONAL JOBS:

Fall and Winter Seasonal positions will be posted in August 2017.

 

 

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