Employer: Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert – Summer Staff
Operations Interns: Camp Lincoln/Camp Lake Hubert hires specific staff members to work within our central Warehouses. These staff members have a variety of responsibilities including overseeing supplies, driving campers and staff in our vans to off-camp activities, purchasing equipment and supplies, basic maintenance, and special projects as needed throughout the summer. Given the seasonal nature of our organization, each day will bring new challenges and projects. Alongside a daily routine, sorting mail, managing and delivering supplies.Our Operations/Warehouse staff often complete internships in Operation Management, Business Administration, Project Management, and Logistics with us. Job purposeThis position is the first point of contact for transportation to and from camp. The Intern will take care of shuttles for staff and campers and will assist the Operations Director with the upkeep, stock, mailroom and inventory of the Lincoln Warehouse.Essential Job Functions:Assist the Operations Director with tasks around camp and in the Warehouse as directed.Maintain the Warehouse and the inventory.Assist those who came to the warehouse for supplies.Assist in answering the phones and general inquires.Operate camp store including inventory control, camper accounts, and record keeping.Clean laundry rooms and collect laundry money from machines.Organize the merchandise and run the camp store during designated times.Assist in miscellaneous projects as needed.Collect mail and distribute mail and packages.Collect all mail and packages from the post office daily.Organize the mail by camp, camper/staff, and cabin.Deliver all mail and packages in a timely manner.Collect all outgoing mail and packages from both camps and deliver to the post office in a timely manner.Deliver unclaimed packages to cabins at the end of each day.Manage incoming camper packages and confiscate any prohibited items.Deliver water jugs to designated areas around camp.Provide any transportation needs for staff and campers as it is assigned or needed.Drive airport shuttles to and from the Minneapolis St. Paul airport as needed.Maintain the camp vehicle fleet. Assist in laundry delivery and pick-up.Drive campers and staff to assigned locations in Brainerd Lakes Area or trips as needed.Driving the camp emergency vehicle during designated times to ensure it is in proper working order.Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of campers in their cabin throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes.Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment of youth.Be aware of and implement safety guidelines, as well as role model them.Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff.Be alert to campers and staff needs and assist them with personal and/or health problems, and discuss with camp health manager and/or resident camp director when appropriate.Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to maintenance.Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.Learn the camp creed and implement the values into everyday life that set a good example for the campers and staff around you.Other Job Duties:Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities that require everyone’s presence.Contribute to verbal and written evaluations (for co-staff, campers and directors) and communication as requested.Maintain confidentiality on issues with regards to staff, campers, etc.Qualifications/ExperienceMust be +21 years of age with a valid US Driver’s License.Must have a clean driving record.Must be able to obtain or become certified in First Aid/CPR.Must submit health history record and examination form prior to first day of work.Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.Working conditionsThis job is performed indoors but might be outdoors in a variety of settings. Outdoor activities will result in exposure to dirt, dust, loud noises, smoke and other outdoor elements. Protective safety clothing may occasionally be required including appropriate clothing, gloves, goggles and shoes as needed. Certain activities may include extended periods of sitting, standing and walking.Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction tocampers and staff.Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergencyprocedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergencyprocedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire,evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.Physical requirementsSome physical requirements of the Warehouse/Driver position could be endurance including prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching, and a large amount of walking up and down stairs; requires handeye coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate outdoor equipment and camp activities; requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs and work irregular hours with limited or simple equipment and facilities; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, poison ivy and animals suchas bugs, snakes, bats, etc.