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 will include swimming, floating on a relaxing river, hiking, archery, horseback riding, zip-lining and much more.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Program Manager, The Seasonal Fall Program Staff 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 on weekends while working***

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
    • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, and twisting upper body for long periods of time.
    • Much 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.
    • Frequent and at times, a high level of walking is required.
  • Environmental Demands
    • The work environment is an outdoor camp environment with continuous outdoor activity and exposure to weather.
    • The ability to move quickly across campus on uneven terrain.
  • Additional Information
    • The continuous requirement for professional demeanor and appropriate camp staff attire at all times.
    • On site housing provided for weekends worked.