Morgan's Wonderland Camp

Morgan's Wonderland Camp is an ultra-accessible™ camp for all ages and abilities, with a special emphasis on giving people with physical and cognitive challenges an opportunity to enjoy summer-camp-type activities alongside guests without special needs. Morgan's Wonderland Camp includes swimming, floating on a relaxing river, hiking, archery, horseback riding, zip-lining and much more.

Mandatory Report Date: Tentatively August 26th, 2022

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Program Director, The Program Instructor plays a vital role in the success of Morgan's Wonderland Camp ("MWC"). This position will focus on the development and implementation of high-quality programming operations that help create meaningful and lasting experiences for our campers, guests, staff, and volunteers. As a member of the program team, this role is responsible for ensuring our camp program reflects and furthers the mission and values of Morgan's Wonderland Camp.

***This position requires the staff member to live on site in the Morgan's Wonderland Camp Staff Lodge***

Responsibilities:

• Provide a phenomenal camp experience for all campers, guests, staff, and volunteers.

• Lead programming activities for campers, counselors, and volunteers.

• Maintain programming areas.

• Ensure a safe camp environment is maintained at all times.

• Assist in the daily operations of all camp areas including, but not limited to, food service, housekeeping, luggage handling, and camp store.

• Obtain necessary certifications (provided by MWC).

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

• Must be at least 18 years old

• High School Diploma or GED preferred

• Must possess high levels of self-motivation

• Ability to work effectively across departments, with members of the management team, volunteers, and partner camps with confidence and professionalism

• Willingness and enthusiasm to work as part of a team; maintain a positive attitude even under stress

• Applicable experience working with special needs population preferred

• Possess excellent communication skills

Working Conditions

• Physical Requirements –

o Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, and twisting upper body for long periods of time.

o Physical effort required on a routine basis: the ability to lift up to 40 pounds is required. Will be occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.

o Frequent and at times, a high level of walking is required.

• Environmental Demands –

o The work environment is an outdoor camp environment with continuous outdoor activity and exposure to weather.

o The ability to move quickly across campus on uneven terrain.

• Additional information:

o The continuous requirement for professional demeanor and appropriate camp staff attire at all times.

o On site housing provided.