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Maintenance, Janitorial, Kitchen, Laundry Workers (Summers) at Camp Winadu

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Employer: Camp Winadu

Expires: 06/15/2020

Camp WinaduPittsfield, MAApply online at: members have the opportunity to work under and learn from extremely talented high school and college head coaches. In addition, staff members have the added pleasure of meeting other motivated college peers from all over the United States and the world. The season is Mid-June to Mid-August.This opportunity is a great resumé builder for those majoring in education, physical education, child psychology, outdoor and recreation fields of study. Given the structure of our program, some schools have even accepted internship hours. Ask your advisor for more information.Camp Winadu is located in the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts. The camp has wonderful facilities many of which are available to staff during time off. Evening basketball leagues take place in the Winadome and use of the free weights is available daily in our Strength and Conditioning Facility. Internet access is available in the Staff Lounge as well.There are a variety of things to do on your time off. We are located just under 3 hours from both Boston and New York City. Staff members often enjoy exploring on their days off. Other common attractions include the Basketball Hall of Fame and Six Flags Amusement Park.SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION:Camp Winadu is a seven week summer sports camp for boys. Approximately 100 counselors live in the cabins with the campers. We also have an experienced administrative staff. The camp has a full office staff, kitchen and dining hall staff and infirmary staff consisting of five nurses and a doctor.Our staff members come from all over the US and Canada, as well as from overseas countries, including Australia, New Zealand and England. Each staff member has completed at least one year of college. Many of these staff members are studying in an education or recreation related program in school. However, this is by no means a precondition for employment.The camp is located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in the very western part of the state. We are approximately 2 1/2 hours by car to both New York City and Boston, MA. Other nearby attractions include the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA (1-1/2 hours away) and the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY (3 hours away). Staff have an opportunity to visit these places on one of their days off. Local rental car companies offer discounts to staff members and, by carpooling, staff can inexpensively enjoy all that our area has to offer.Most of our campers are from the NY/NJ metropolitan area. Others travel to camp from Florida, California and even from as far away as the Dominican Republic. Campers come from a variety of families who are looking for a safe place for their son(s) to grow and learn, both as individuals and as athletes. Winadu provides them with a warm, nurturing environment that has a truly professional sports program.MAINTENANCE AND JANITORIAL STAFFTYPICAL WORK DAY:Our Maintenance and Janitorial staff begin each work day with breakfast at 7:00am. The work day begins at 7:30. The morning shift runs until 11:00am. Lunch is served at 11:00am and there is an hour lunch break from 11:00am until 12:00pm. Staff return to work at 12:00pm and work until 4:30pm. Dinner is served at 4:30pm.Maintenance tasks change daily and include, but are not limited to:Mowing of fields and lawns with both riding and push mowers.Painting of bunks and camp buildings.Repair of cabin screens.Minor repair work on camp structures.Pickup and disposal of cabin and campus garbage.Moving of equipment as needed around campus.Assisting with set up and breakdown of campus special events.Janitorial job tasks include, but are not limited to:Cleaning of restrooms throughout the camp, including toilets, sinks and floors.Cleaning of shower facilities throughout the camp.Removal of garbage throughout the camp.Cleaning of infirmary facility.Movement of equipment as needed around campus.KITCHEN/DINING ROOM STAFFTYPICAL WORK DAY:Kitchen and Dining hall staff members begin each day with a 7:00 am breakfast. From 7:30 until approximately 10:15am these staff assist with the serving of breakfast and the clean up following. Staff usually have a break following the cleanup. Staff return for lunch at 11:00 am. From 11:30am until approximately 3:00pm staff assist with the serving of lunch and the following cleanup as well as the set up for afternoon snack. There is an afternoon snack, after which staff have a 4:30 dinner. From 5:00pm until approximately 7:30pm staff assist with the serving of dinner and the cleanup following. Occasionally, staff assist with evening snack service for socials or other gatherings.Kitchen and Dining Hall job tasks vary daily and include, but are not limited to:Cleaning of kitchen and dining hall. This includes tables, chairs, floor as well as all cooking surfaces and utensils.Set up for all camp meals. This includes placing of table cloths on tables, counting of proper number of server utensils per table.Service of camp meals. This includes placing food on tables, service at buffet tables and assisting with juice service during meals.Set up and service of camp snacks. This includes preparation of afternoon snacks (usually juice and cookies), evening snacks of fruit and assisting with the service of food during occasional camp evening activities. LAUNDRY STAFFTYPICAL WORK DAY:Our Laundry staff is responsible for the washing, drying and folding of the clothing for both the campers and staff members of Winadu. The Laundry staff begins the work day by loading that day’s laundry. Laundry staff work until approximately 5:00pm each day (or until last loads are complete) and are supervised by a manager at the laundry facility.Laundry staff job tasks vary daily and include, but are not limited to:Loading and unloading of approximately 125 bags of laundry per day.Washing of each load individually.Folding of each load individually.CONTACT UST: (914) 437-7200F: (973) 695-1859info@campwinadu.comCAMP ADDRESSCamp Winadu700 Churchill StreetPittsfield, MA 01201T: (413) 447-8900WINTER ADDRESSCamp Winadu302 Main StreetMillburn, NJ 07041T: (914) 437-7200