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Position Title: Camp Beausite Resident Manager/Caretaker

Hours of Work

This job is based on an average of 25 hours/week. This can vary radically depending on what’s going on at the camp.  The RM/C is responsible to be at camp whenever there are activities. On the occasion when it’s impossible to be at the camp site during activities, it is the responsibility of the RM/C to arrange for a substitute person who can act as RM/C. Initially the job has a 90day trial period.  After a satisfactory review after 90 days it becomes permanent.

The RM/C
will report to the Board President or his/her designee.

Compensation:  Cabin rent and utilities (up to $120.00 in any given month) are provided in exchange for the satisfactory performance of the stated job responsibilities of the RM/C.

Location of Work:  Camp Beausite, Chimacum, Washington

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Must understand and support the mission and goals of Camp Beausite NW.
  • Ability to live on site in accordance with the Jefferson Co. Lease Agreement with Camp Beausite.
  • Ability to work with and relate to persons of all ages and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Maintenance skills in grounds keeping, carpentry, plumbing, chainsaw use, vehicle maintenance, lawnmower repair, electrical, etc.
  • Have initiative to respond to any task that needs to be done in order to maintain the camp in an orderly, safe and clean environment.
  • Knowledge of working around and/or with people with disabilities is desirable.
  • Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License with no negative violations.
  • Must satisfactorily complete a State of Washington and National background check prior to employment.
  • Must be able to adhere to the policies and operating procedures of the Camp.
  • Must be able to attend Board and staff meetings and present a report indicating work completed or ongoing, major repairs needed or accomplished, emergency repairs that took place, and other items pertaining to the operation of Camp Beausite.
  • Ability to read meters and keep logs.
  • Be able to provide security checks and identify and report to proper authorities any suspicious activity near, or unauthorized personnel on the grounds, of the Camp.
  •  Be available to assist guests as needed during business hours and be available for after hour emergencies.
  • Must be drug and alcohol free. This is a smoke free facility.

 

Major Job Responsibilities:  The following is not an all-inclusive list of possible duties.

 

  • The RM/C must have the ability to identify problem areas and take the initiative to resolve or report any problem.
  • Maintenance: Keep the grounds and buildings safe, clean and orderly and available for occupancy at all times. Be responsible for the following:
  • Keep the grassy areas mowed, debris free and pathways weeded, year round
  • Read and record septic meter readings (daily – not less than weekly)
  • Maintain the septic system fields by keeping the areas free from brush and trees by mowing as necessary
  • Ensure all lights are working and replace bulbs as necessary
  • Ensure all paper product dispensers (hand towels, toilet paper) are full and functioning (some are battery operated)
  • Ensure hand washing soap dispensers are full
  • Keep inventory of all needed supplies and materials and coordinate with the ED to order as needed. Major order will need to be placed before the start of each summer camp.
  • Check toilets, urinals and faucets for leaks and fix as necessary. Unplug clogged drains if needed.
  • Respond to staff maintenance issues in a timely manner
  • Utilities: Maintain a safe, clean working environment for all utility systems (gas, water, electric) by checking daily, keeping well and water usage log up to date (the log will identify if any leaks are occurring in the system, and is required by PUD and the State), ensuring propane tanks are filled as necessary and ensuring electrical room is free of clutter blocking electrical panel.
  • RC/M is responsible for knowing and understanding the electrical breaker panels and water shut-off locations for all buildings.
  • RC/M is responsible for pre-heating of the lodge and bunk houses as required for occupancy.
  • RC/M is responsible for checking propane tanks and make arrangements to have fill-ups as needed. Arrangements are made with AmeriGas for regular fill-ups, but must follow up to make sure this happens.
  • Rental Activities:
  • As directed by the Executive Director (ED) the caretaker may be required to set up the lodge prior to occupancy with tables and chairs
  • The RM/C must be available to respond to any requests/complaints/concern from rental parties in a timely and courteous manner.
  • Other general maintenance duties:
  • Caretaker is responsible for daily garbage collection and depositing into the dumpster. During special needs camps there can be large quantities of garbage so use of a cart pulled by the mower is necessary.
  • Caretaker will ensure that propane, garbage and other deliveries/pickups are completed and done in a safe manner when camps are in session.
  • Caretaker is responsible for the washing and cleaning of the camp busses (recommended washing twice yearly with power washer) and ensuring the vehicles are ready for use when as needed by checking tires, oil, water levels, and starting. All drivers should be required to check these also before use.

Apply on our website.

As of January 1, 2019, Camp Beausite is now hiring for the following positions for Summer Camp 2019!

Employment period is seasonal,  Sunday eves -Fridays, June 24-Aug 2, plus a paid 4 days of mandatory training June 17-20.  Qualified applications received prior to March 31 will be given priority.

We are hiring for the following positions:

3 Senior Counselors/Program Coordinators  (scroll down)

16 Camp Counselors (scroll down)

Camp Nurse (scroll down)

Food Service Manager   POSITION FILLED (scroll down)

part-time laundry/housekeeping

Position: Senior Counselor / Program Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Programs

 Location: Jefferson County, WA.

Duration: June 17 through August 2, 2019

 Salary:  $400 per week plus room & meals, and $200 for 4 days of training and $200 for prep week in June. Last Updated:  January 1, 2019  

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is a rewarding opportunity to work in a team environment, helping youth and adults with physical and developmental disabilities participate in and enjoy their summer camp experience. Senior Counselor will assist campers with daily recreation activities, under the supervision of the Director of Programs and in accordance with policies, procedures and standards established by the Camp Beausite Northwest Board of Directors. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability and compassion for working with children and adults with developmental, physical, and medical disabilities; prior experience preferred. Must be enthusiastic, compassionate, and possess good communication skills and the ability to work, live, and play in a close-knit team setting.  Being energetic is also advantageous.  Must be able and willing to help campers as needed with Activities of Daily Living, outlined below.  Must adhere to, uphold and model safety policies and procedures at all times. Must be at least 20. Must pass a criminal background check per RCW43.43.830- 43.43.845 prior to arriving at Camp (by June 17). CPR/First Aid certification and a food-handling permit are a plus.   

ACCOUNTABILITIES *Under the direction of the Director of Programs, welcome and train camp counselors, help develop, organize and run camp activities, and adhere to daily schedule throughout all weeks of camp.  Co-lead group activities and songs. Set up activities. Drive camp bus on field trips. Relieve counselors for breaks. Assume counselor duties when necessary: Assisting campers as needed with meals, grooming, dressing, ambulation, bathroom and bedtime tasks. *Focus attention and priorities on campers’ needs, interests, and safety at all times. *Teach and encourage campers to do and achieve their personal best. *Accompany, participate, and assist campers in all activities, on-site and on field trips, including helping with lifting and transferring campers as needed. *Create and contribute to a happy, nurturing, safe, positive environment and experience for every camper, guest, visitor, and volunteer. *Model respect and kindness for others at all times. *Maintain camper confidentiality at all times. *Assist with cadre breaks, rest times, and bunkhouse duties. *Maintain professional, clean appearance, wearing Camp-issued shirt. Speak, listen and act in a manner that conveys respect for each individual, including those of differing backgrounds and abilities. *Help keep the bunkhouses, vans, and all indoor and outdoor areas neat and clear of hazards. *Participate in daily dress-up themes. *Attend and help lead team meetings to review and debrief at the end of each day/week. Additional tasks and setup as assigned by Director of Programs or Summer Camp Coordinator.  *Reside on-site during pre-season training (June 26-29) and Camp season (Sunday eves through Friday, July 3-August 4th)

To apply: visit www.campbeausitenw.org to apply on-line. Also please print out the background check form, and mail in with application (if not completed online), cover letter, and three references to: AssistantDirector@campbeausitenw.org or mail to Camp Beausite, attn. Assistant Director, P.O. Box 1227, Port Hadlock, WA  98339 . 

About Camp Beausite Northwest: Nestled in the woods at Beausite Lake on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula of northwest Washington, we are just 12 miles from the Victorian seaside town of Port Townsend; minutes from the ferries to Seattle; and only a few miles to the trails, rain forests, waterfalls, beaches and stunning wilderness of Olympic National Park. Your new adventure, and the most rewarding work of your career, awaits!

Camp Counselors (16)

Position: Counselors (16 positions available)
Reports to: Director of Programs
Location: Chimacum, Jefferson County, WA
Duration: Sunday evenings thru Fridays, June 24-August 2
Salary: $350/week for new counselors. $375/week for returning counselors, plus $200 for training week June 17-20

General Description

This is a rewarding, fun opportunity to work in a team environment, helping youth and adults with physical and developmental disabilities participate in and enjoy their summer camp experience. Counselors will assist campers with daily recreation activities, under the supervision of the Director of Programs and in accordance with policies, procedures and standards established by the Camp Beausite Northwest Board of Directors.

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability and compassion for working with children and/or adults with developmental, physical, and medical disabilities; prior experience preferred. Must be enthusiastic, compassionate, and possess good communication skills and the ability to work, live, and play in a team setting. Must be able and willing to help campers as needed with Activities of Daily Living, outlined below. Must adhere to, uphold and model safety policies and procedures at all times. Must be at least 18. Must pass a criminal background check per RCW43.43.830- 43.43.845 prior to arriving at Camp (by June 26). CPR/First Aid certification and a food-handling permit are a plus.

Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of 1 or 2 campers each day of Camp (Monday-Friday throughout July) from morning till evening, sleeping on-site.
  • Assist campers in your cadre (small teams comprised of 3-4 counselors and 4-6 campers) as needed with meals, grooming, dressing, ambulation, hygiene, bathroom and bedtime tasks.
  • Focus attention and priorities on campers’ needs, interests, fun, and safety.
  • Teach and encourage campers to do and achieve their personal best.
  • Accompany and assist campers in all activities, on-site and on field trips, including helping with lifting, changing, and transferring campers as needed.
  • Create and contribute to a happy, nurturing, safe, positive environment and experience for every camper, guest, visitor, and volunteer.
  • Model respect and kindness for others at all times.
  • Maintain camper confidentiality at all times.
  • Assist with cadre breaks, rest times, and tent duties.
  • Speak, listen and act in a manner that conveys respect for each individual, including those of differing backgrounds and abilities.
  • Help keep bunkhouses, vans, and all indoor and outdoor areas neat and clear of hazards.
  • Participate in daily dress-up themes.
  • Attend team meetings to review and present progress reports.
  • Reside on-site during pre-season training (June 17-20) and Camp season (Sunday eves-Fridays, June 24-August 2)

To Apply:

Method 1

  1. Please fill out the: Employment Application 
  2. Download Background Check Form and mail with three references and cover letter to address below

Method 2

  1. Download the PDF Application form and return to by email as a PDF to AssistantDirector@campbeausitenw.org
  2. Download Background Check Form and mail with three references and cover letter to address below

Method 3

  1. Download the PDF Application form and return by mail
  2. Download Background Check Form and mail with three references and cover letter to:

Camp Beausite NW
attn. Director of Programs
PO Box 1227
Port Hadlock, Wa. 98339


Camp Nurse

Title: Camp Nurse
Dates: June 17-20 (training); Sunday eves-Fridays, June 24-August 2, 2019
Salary: DOE

General Description:

This position serves as camp nurse for adults and children with developmental and/or physical disabilities. The nurse supervises health and cleanliness standards, obtains and maintains health records, performs health screenings, administers medications, responds to emergencies and administers first aid. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • At least 21 years of age
  • RN with current licensure in Washington State
  • Prefer 1-2 years nursing experience
  • Prefer experience working with persons with physical and/or developmental disabilities
  • Applicants must, as a condition of employment, pass the following pre-employment processes: reference checks, licensure verification, state background screening and sex-offender registry check

Required Certification & Training

  • Must participate in Camp’s staff orientation to provide health related trainings. Must attend and participate in staff meetings and any scheduled education or skills sessions throughout the camp sessions.
  • Must possess current CPR and 1st Aide certifications that remain valid throughout camp sessions. (Training can be provided).

Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The Camp Nurse must be able to perform all the essential functions required of a registered nurse and be able to demonstrate the following essential functions, knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Function as a nurse during designated times 24/7 (in the nursing office, at activity sites and overnight.)
  • Carry out medical orders of physicians, including medication administration and ordered medical treatments.
  • Follow established routines including record keeping, accident/incident reports, managing and safeguarding medications, proper disposal of medical waste and utilizing approved standing orders.
  • Become familiar with and act in compliance with CBNW Medical Policies. Submit all required paper work on time.
  • Obtain and maintain health records on all camp staff and campers. Become familiar with each camper and his/her chart, maintaining confidentiality.
  • Monitor health of staff. Become familiar with each staff person and his/her health history, maintaining confidentiality.
  • Make a physical check of all campers on their arrival and departure from camp and review all health records, discussing particular items of concern with family/caregivers. Pertinent information should be relayed to camp staff in a timely manner.
  • Maintain appropriate inventory of supplies, place orders or purchase replacements, including first aid kits in activity areas of camp.
  • Lead staff training pertaining to camp health and safety, routines for medication administration and nursing care, universal precautions for infection control.
  • Learn and follow through with safety procedures and emergency procedures specific to CBNW, including but not limited to intruder, dangerous animals, and evacuation of camp.
  • Complete required close-of-camp evaluations, inventory, treatment records and any other necessary paperwork.
  • Possess working knowledge of current principles, techniques and procedures relating to nursing, first aid, and CPR. Ability to perform first aid and CPR when necessary.
  • Report all medical emergencies and medical errors to the Executive Director immediately after contacting 911.
  • Flexible and creative thinker with the ability to react quickly and appropriately to challenging situations; is proactive, dependable and cooperative.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other camp employees and volunteers. Display a positive, responsible, courteous and friendly manner at all times and exhibit willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Communicate with parents/caregivers as needed regarding camper health issues during camp sessions. Arrange for discharge of campers when medically indicated.
  • Desire and ability to work with developmentally and/or physically disabled adults and children. Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving in the group. Monitor camper behavior and prevent problems as able.
  • Effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Communicate clearly and concisely in English, verbally and in writing. Must understand and follow written and oral instructions and procedures.
  • Perform work in an efficient, effective, safe and timely manner. Focus attention on tasks in spite of distractions; adapt to interruptions, equipment failures, unusual demands or changing priorities
  • Set a good example for campers and staff including demonstration of camp rules, attitude, punctuality, table manners, sportsmanship, cooperation, support, etc.
  • Other duties as appropriate

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job:

  • CBNW is a residential summer camp with building and program sites located throughout a 50+ acre wooded campus. Terrain is hilly in some areas and program areas are accessible by ADA compliant paved paths. The majority of camp programs are designed as physically active with significant outdoor programming.
  • The camp nurse resides at camp while camp is in session and sleeps in a private or semi-private room within a building.
  • The camp nurse will work a variety of hours, including early mornings, afternoons, evenings and overnight. This is a 24/7 hour round the clock position while camp is in session. There will be a volunteer nurse to assist in some of the related duties.
  • The Camp Nurse will be exposed to outdoor weather conditions, including heat and/or cold, and will have exposure to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • The Camp Nurse may be exposed to potential hazards including blood borne pathogens and toxic/caustic chemicals.
  • While performing the duties of this job the Camp Nurse is required to sit, stand, walk and hear. He/she is required to reach with arms and use hands to utilize tools /objects. Bimanual dexterity is needed to put on gloves, administer medications (oral, eye drops, ear drops, suppositories, and topicals), check and record vital signs, and produce written documentation.
  • Due to the nature of potential activities, the full range of physical movements is required in this position, including running, walking, lifting, bending, squatting, twisting, lifting, pulling and pushing. The Camp Nurse must be able to lift up to 50 pounds if necessary.
  • Vision, which may be corrected, includes the following required abilities; close vision, distance vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and peripheral vision to see: patient skin color, nail bed color, eye color, tissue appearance; read temperatures on various thermometers; read orders and notes on computer and/or paper; read label on medications; note markings on medications; reading measurements on syringes, medication cups, droppers, pumps, drainage bags, etc.
  • Hearing, which must be in the normal range as measured by a standard audiogram, must allow the Camp Nurse to hear the following: heart, lungs and bowel sounds; blood pressure, respiratory sounds without a stethoscope, and patient verbalizations such as speech, crying, moaning, etc.

This job description may not list all duties and responsibilities of the position. The Camp Nurse will answer to the Executive Director, and may be asked to perform other duties. The Camp Nurse will be evaluated, in part, based upon the performance of the tasks listed in this job description.

To apply send the following:

To:

Camp Beausite NW
P.O. Box 1227
Port Hadlock, WA 98339

 


Food Service Manager

Title: Food Service Manager
Reports To: Executive Director
Salary: DOE

General Description

Develop and implement food service plan during summer camp. Supervise all aspects of food service for camp sessions under the supervision of the Program Director in accordance with the policies, procedures and standards established by the Camp Beausite Northwest Board of Directors.

Qualifications

  • Must have (or can obtain) a current Washington State Department of Health Food Handler’s Permit, and a current Washington State Driver’s License.
  • Food service planning and preparation experience required.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Camp experience and experience working with persons with disabilities preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Must pass a background check.

Accountabilities

  • Create menus and plan all meals for camp.
  • Review any camper dietary restrictions with campers, caregivers, counselors, and nurse as required.
  • Assure food is purchased and prepared to meet any camper dietary restrictions.
  • Supervise preparation and service of daily meals and snacks.
  • Supervise and coordinate services provided by volunteers.
    • Volunteers prepare, and serve all breakfasts.
    • Volunteers prepare a BBQ every Thursday night during camp. They provide all food and supplies, and clean up after the meals they are in charge of.
    • Volunteers assist with food service and clean-up.
    • Volunteers pick-up food donations.
  • Purchase/order all food and food related items and supplies.
  • Schedule donations of food and/or food service from area vendors, restaurants and retailers.
  • Ensure food service assistants and volunteers follow all health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Supervise daily refrigerator temperature readings.

To apply send the following:

To:

Cheryl Smith
Director of Programs
Camp Beausite NW
PO Box 1227
Port Hadlock, WA 98339

For questions, call:  360-808-5629 (cell)