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Program Manager

Camp Ondessonk is seeking a full time, year round Program Manager to start in August 2020. The Program Manager will oversee the day-to-day operations of our school year outdoor education program and summer camp program. This position directly supervises the outdoor education instructors during the school year and the summer activity heads. Some primary duties include daily and weekly scheduling of both the summer and outdoor ed staff, serving as a liaison between teachers, instructors, and other administrators while school groups are on site, taking the lead on the inspection, facilitation, training, and maintenance of our high challenge course, assisting in the coordination and development of summer, outdoor ed, and retreat programs.

Full Program Manager Job Description

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree (related field preferred), be 21 years of age, possess a valid state driver’s license, and have a strong background in facilitation and philosophy of summer camp, outdoor/environmental/adventure/experiential education, and challenge course/teambuilding.  Certifications in challenge course, climbing, lifeguard, paddling, WFA/WFR a plus. In addition to salary, benefits include on-site housing, meals when we are serving groups, health/vision/dental/retirement, pro-deals, and access to our 983-acre site adjacent to the Shawnee National Forest.

To apply, send a cover letter,  current resume, outdoor/challenge course log, and list of 3 professional references with their contact information to Nolan Hurst at nolan.hurst@ondessonk.comAPPLY NOW! This is a rolling application process beginning now through summer. Anticipated start date early August 2020. Questions call Nolan at (618) 695-2489 x116.


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