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2025 Camp Director – Hiring now!

Job Title: Rainbow Camp® Director
Location: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Canada (approx 12 weeks on-site, remote for the rest of the year)
Salary: $60,000 + based on experience
Note: Camping season 2025. Hiring now – start date negotiable.
Welcome Friend Association is looking to hire a full-time Summer Camp Director to lead and run our flagship program Rainbow Camp®.
Rainbow Camp® is one of the longest-running camps for young people who are 2 spirited, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer questioning (2SLGBTQ+) and allied youth.
We…
– believe 2SLGBTQ+ youth are massively underserved and that what we do will exponentially impact the world.
– do this by creating a safe environment for our campers to be their best and most authentic selves.
– focus on positive programming that helps build the tools and confidence to accelerate this growth.
Job Purpose:
To plan, coordinate, and oversee the overall camp program, ensuring campers’ and staff’s safety, care, and supervision. Our Camp Director is ultimately responsible for ensuring every camper can experience the complete magic of Rainbow Camp®.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
– Plan, develop, and implement the camp and online curriculum and activities.
– Hire, train, and supervise camp staff. Oversee the daily operations of the camp, including meals, transportation, and recreation.
– Communicate with parents, guardians, and other camp staff.
– Ensure the safety and well-being of campers and staff. Maintain a clean and safe camp environment.
– Administer the camp budget.
– Manage camp finances and records.
– Represent the camp to the public.
Required Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s degree in recreation, education, or a related field.
– 5+ years of experience working in a camp setting.
–  Strong 2SLGBTQ+ leadership and interpersonal skills.
– Excellent organizational and time management skills.
– Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
– CPR and first aid certification.
Preferred Qualifications:
– Master’s degree in recreation, education, or a related field.
– Experience in a variety of camp activities, such as sports, arts, and crafts and educational components regarding the 2SLGBTQ+ community
– Experience in working with 2SLGBTQ+ youth.
– Experience in working within a “safer space” environment
– Experience in fundraising and marketing.
Working Conditions:
The work environment is a fast-paced and outdoor setting.  The camp director must work long hours, including evenings and weekends.
Compensation:
Compensation is dependent on experience, qualifications and hours worked. The expected salary range is $60,000 +. The position includes room and board (June 1-August 31), and travel expenses. The Camp Director reports directly to the Executive Director.
A combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the responsibilities of this position may be considered instead of the stated education and experience requirements.
To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter please include a paragraph on what excites you about working for Rainbow Camp®. Email our leadership team at hr@welcomefriend.ca
A complete job description is available upon request.

Details

Category:
Management

Deadline:
2024-06-30

Organization:
Rainbow Camp®

Website:
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Email:
hr@welcomefriend.ca

Phone:
(888) 909-2234