2020 NAD YLC Summer Positions

APPLY BY MARCH 15, 2020

These positions are available for 2020 NAD YLC:

Note: If you are applying as a cook or a nurse, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected].

>> Business Manager

Reinforces the overall program from March – August under the instruction and supervision of the Camp Director, Assistant Director, and NAD Director of Youth Programs. This position is part of the NAD YLC Administration Team. Specific job responsibilities include, (and not limited to):

    • Keep records of all expenses and revenues during the camp session;
    • Maintain all records of campers’ accounts;
    • Oversee the canteen break;
    • Manage campers’ cash during field trips;
    • Purchase approved materials and supplies;
    • Keep the administration building neat and organized;
    • Ensure that everything is in order on the campground;
    • Maintain the inventory of all camp supplies;
    • Handle camp mail, including picking up incoming mail;
    • Pick up/drop off guest speakers at the Portland International Airport (PDX).

Note: Some duties may be reassigned by Camp Director and/or the NAD Director of Youth Programs.

Qualifications: (Minimum Education and Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

    • Fluency in American Sign Language
    • 21+ years of age preferred.
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities
    • Consent to a complete background check
    • Experience in business or office setting.
    • Knowledge of and experience in business: ordering, inventory, cash management, and office equipment use.
    • Must maintain a current Drivers’ License.
    • Ability to work within a budget and purchase supplies efficiently.

>> Builder Specialist: Media

Required to be on-site during the entire duration of training, camp and wrap up. Specific job responsibilities include, (and not limited to):

    • Handles for YLC social media (Facebook, Instagram, and/or Twitter);
    • Runs the camp blog;
    • Works closely with the Daily Drum advisors;
    • Take camp photos and create albums;
    • Shoot and develop promotional videos;
    • Write transcripts and captions for videos;
    • Responsible for all of the image/graphic/video descriptions to ensure accessibility;
    • Assist other builders in other tasks when needed.

Qualifications: (Minimum Education and Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

    • Fluency in American Sign Language
    • 21+ years of age preferred
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities
    • Consent to a complete background check
    • Experience in using social media
    • Knowledge of using a camera, video shooting, and video editing
    • Ability to work in a group setting and a fast-paced environment
    • Capable of developing transcripts and image/ video descriptions

>> Builder Specialist: Hospitality

Required to be on-site during the entire duration of training, camp and wrap up. Specific job responsibilities include, (and not limited to):

    • Ensures all of our guest speakers are welcomed;
    • Responsible for workshops – communicate with guest speakers in advance on their technical needs;
    • Set up beds/rooms for the guest speakers and volunteers;
    • Keep the administration building neat and organized;
    • Ensure that everything is in order on the campground;
    • Pick up/drop off guest speakers at the Portland International Airport (PDX);
    • Perform other tasks/duties when needed.

Qualifications: (Minimum Education and Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

    • Fluency in American Sign Language
    • 21+ years of age preferred
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities
    • Consent to a complete background check
    • Experience in using social media
    • Knowledge of using a camera, video shooting, and video editing
    • Ability to work in a group setting and a fast-paced environment
    • Capable of developing transcripts and image/ video description

>> Builders (Staff Counselors)

In other words, our Builders are our camp staff/counselors. Our staff takes a critical part in our camp program. Job responsibilities include, (and not limited to):

    • Supervise campers daily and in living unit (cabins);
    • Responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating and execute activities  (you will teach a specific skill or work in a specific activity area -Outdoor Living Skills, Daily Drum, Discovery, or etc);
    • Ensure safety of camp attendees;
    • Participate and assist in all program areas as assigned;
    • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior;
    • Contribute to written evaluations and communications.

Qualifications:  (Minimum Education and Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

    • Fluency in American Sign Language
    • 21+ years of age preferred.
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities
    • Consent to a complete background check
    • Must be able to obtain or become certified in First Aid/CPR (if you do not have a certification, we will provide training during the Builders’ Training)
    • Experience working with youth (high school students preferred)
    • Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner
    • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in program areas designated camp program areas

>> Cook

To assist the Food Service Manager in providing nutritious, well-prepared meals, which are served to all campers, staff, and guests. Specific job responsibilities include, (and not limited to):

Assist in the daily operations of the camp’s food service.

  1. Prepare and cook food as the menu indicates  utilizing frying, boiling, broiling, steaming, roasting of meat, poultry, seafood, fish, vegetables, salads, soups, and gravies.
  • Prepare foods including washing and peeling
  • Bake breads, pastries, muffins, etc
  • Set up food, supplies, and utensils for dining hall distribution
    • Store food and leftovers at proper temperature

2. Assist in routine sanitation of the kitchen and related equipment.

  • Clean and maintain all food-preparation and storage area
  • Supervise the cleaning of prep, serving, and dining hall dishe
    • Reduce waste, reuse items, and recycle as indicated through the camp’s procedures.

3. Work as a member of a food service team.

  • Coordinate schedule and job tasks with other cooks, dining hall manager, and kitchen assistants
    • Assist with supervising or directing the work of the kitchen assistants

Qualifications: (Minimum Education and Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

    • Fluency in American Sign Language
    • Be 21 years or older (preferably)
    • Consent to a complete background check
    • Experience in institutional or food service setting.
    • Desire to work in the food service area.
    • Knowledge of standards of food preparation and serving, storage of food, and kitchen procedures.
    • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds including unloading food, supplies, and equipment as needed.
    • Ability to operate kitchen equipment according to safe, recommended methods.
    • Determine cleanliness of dishes, food surfaces, and kitchen area.
    • Ability to assess condition of food.
    • Knowledge of current health and safety laws and practices is essential.
    • Knowledge of and experience in preparation of special dietary foods including vegetarian foods.
    • Knowledge of food service sanitation.
    • Must be able to obtain Oregon Food Handler’s Card.

>> Nurse

Responsible for overseeing the health and safety of campers and staff. Specific job responsibilities include, (and not limited to):

  • Provide healthcare to meet individual needs of camp staff and campers.
  • Organize, maintain, and utilize adequate resources for serving the health and medical needs of the campers and staff.
  • Set up the camp Health Center
    • Prepare and utilize daily medical log for treatment and medications.
    • Inventory and order all necessary medical supplies and equipment.
    • Ensure staff and camper health examinations are current and on file.
    • Prepare and record insurance and accident report forms.
  • Oversee First Aid procedures and supplies.
    • Prepare and distribute first aid kits throughout camp including camp vehicles, kitchen, offices, waterfront, activity areas, out-of-camp trips.
    • Ensure supplies are well stocked and distributed as needed.
  • Screen all campers and staff who are arriving and departing camp.

Qualifications:  (Minimum Education and Experience)

    • ­  Registered Nurse (RN) with a license as required by Oregon state law
    • ­  CPR certified
    • ­  Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management
    • ­  Driver’s license
    • ­  Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care
    • Desire to work with children and young adults