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Work at Beber – Job Descriptions

Beber Camp is on the lookout for talented Camp Staff who are looking to develop career-building skills such as leadership, communication, problem-solving, and relationship management abilities.

If you are looking for a way to create exciting experiences and heartwarming memories that last a lifetime, gain valuable career-building skills, and be able to spend your summer with 200 new best friends, Beber Camp is the place for you!

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Summer Staff Positions

Camp Counselor

Camp Counselors have a direct impact on the campers’ experiences each and every day! Along with your Co-Counselor, you will be responsible for your own group of campers, leading activities and building relationships within your group. Great Counselors are patient and love having fun and leading games with children in their assigned age group.

If you have any questions about this role, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Debbie, our Assistant Director – Community Care!

Key Essential Job Duties

Purpose:

Counselors are responsible for the overall supervision and organization of campers with the aim of providing a healthy, safe, and fun camp environment. Beber Camp counselors exhibit strong leadership skills and are creative in planning and implementing programs and activities for campers. Cabin counselors live in a bunk with a group of 12-16 of campers and other co-cabin counselors.

Dates: June 9 – August 12, 2023

Salary: Competitive summer salary! The minimum starting salary is $2,000.00 for ten weeks. Room and board included 

Qualifications: (Minimum Education and Experience)

  • Must be 18 years of age or high school graduate.
  • Must submit a health history record and examination form prior to the first day of work. 
  • Previous experience working with children is preferred.

Essential Job Functions:

Direct, supervise, and organize a group of campers in the cabin, during activities, and throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes.

  • Apply youth development principles in working with campers through appropriate communication, relationship development, respect for diversity, involvement, and empowerment of youth. 
  • Ensure proper supervision of campers at all times in coordination with co-counselors, including when residing in cabins with two or three other staff members and campers. 
  • Be aware of and implement safety guidelines.

Develop and implement program activities for campers that are consistent with the mission of Beber Camp.

  • Responsible for leading and assisting with teaching activities inside and outside the cabin.
  • Actively participate and take leadership roles in all program areas as assigned.
  • Provide for the progression of activities within the framework of individual and group interests and abilities.
  • Participate in program areas such as waterfront, Challenge Course, camping trips (including on and off-site in tents), all camp activities, evening programs, athletics,  arts and crafts, fine arts, and general programming as directed. 
  • Oversee the proper use, maintenance, and return of all equipment in your group’s possession.

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 the camp health center staff and/or camp director when appropriate.
  • Tend to health, hygiene, and first aid care of your campers to your level of training.  
  • Ensure, at all times, the confidentiality of campers’ personal or health information, unless otherwise directed by the Camp Medical Staff, Assistant Directors, or Camp Director.
  • Promote emotional safety for campers and staff by maintaining an environment of encouragement and respect.  
  • Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure proper utilization, care, and maintenance; report necessary repairs promptly to the Camp Director or Program Leader.

Be a role model to campers and staff.

  • Display a good, positive attitude and appropriate workplace behavior.  
  • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
  • Set a good example to campers, staff, and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, daily schedule, and sportsmanship.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a cabin counselor to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Over 2/3 percent of on the job time is spent in the following physical activities, mostly outdoors: standing, walking, using hands and legs, reaching with hands and arms, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling.
  • Approximately 1/3 percent of on the job time is spent in the following physical activities: sitting.
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • ­Understand the development needs of youth.
  • Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to interact with all age levels.
  • Be comfortable spending long periods of time outdoors. 

Seeking individuals with specific skills in any of the following:

  • Working with young children 0-7 years of age
  • Climbing Tower/High Ropes Course Elements
  • Boat driving/water ski instruction
  • Ceramics
  • Arts (painting, cartooning, jewelry . . .)
  • Indoor/Outdoor cooking
  • Swim Instruction
  • Canoe/Kayak
  • Farm/gardening

Beber Camp provides children with a safe, fun, and meaningful Jewish summer camp experience. We are a very welcoming and inclusive community and we work together to make a real impact in the lives of our campers. Beber Camp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.. We offer a close-knit and family-oriented atmosphere, which provides opportunities for each camper’s growth and development.

Our mission ensures that we stay committed to building a community that is meaningful during the summer and extends year-round.

Division Leader

Responsible for supervising a camper age group, including developing and coordinating activities, themes, and schedules for the division while coaching Counselors through camper behavior challenges. Division Leaders work closely with Debbie, our Community Care Director, and Counselors to coordinate divisional programming and activities.

If you have any questions about this role, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Debbie, our Assistant Director – Community Care!

Key Essential Job Duties

Minimum Requirements:

  • Previous leadership experience
  • Previous overnight camp counselor experience

Basic Overview:

  • Report to Director or Assistant Director
  • Manage a division consisting of:
    • up to 120 campers
    • up to 35 counselors
  • Supervise a Head Counselor
  • Plan and run training sessions for staff
  • Supervise and support your counselors and campers
  • Communicate with camper parents
  • Develop agendas and run staff meetings
  • Plan and lead divisional overnight camping trips and day trips for campers and staff
  • Supervise staff once/week during Shomer

Detailed Overview:

  • Supervise counselors
    • Support them
    • Check-in with each counselor several times daily
    • Problem solve. provide assistance and suggestions for your counselors
    • Provide feedback both positive and constructive
    • Write and present evaluations to your counselors once per session
    • Distribute rewards when possible
    • Correct inappropriate behavior
    • Dispense written warnings when necessary
  • Support your campers
    • Check-in with them as often as possible
    • Facilitate the process of helping campers enjoy a fun and safe experience
    • Learn all of their names
    • Manage camper behavior problems that are too difficult or inappropriate for your counselors to handle on their own
  • Communicate with camper parents
    • Return phone calls within 12 hours in response to their concerns
    • As a proactive measure or to gather info for use in handling a difficult camper situation
  • Develop agendas and run meetings for your counselors
  • Plan and lead divisional overnight camping trips and day trips for campers and staff in your division, including:
    • Develop itinerary
    • Develop programming
    • Dispense medication
    • Drive a van or truck
  • Supervise staff during Shomer (Beber’s system for watching campers during periods when staff have time off) as assigned
  • Develop, plan and run Divisional Programs together with the Head Counselor

The role of a Divison Leader may include other related duties as assigned by the Camp Director or Assistant Director, who reserve the right to revise or change the aforementioned job duties and responsibilities as necessary. Beber Camp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.  Beber Camp provides transformational opportunities for campers and staff to build new relationships and develop strong skills. Our mission ensures that we stay committed to building a community that is meaningful during the summer and extends year-round.

Area Director

Responsible for the overall supervision of staff and campers in a particular area of camp with the aim of providing a healthy, safe, and fun camp environment. Beber Camp supervisors exhibit strong leadership skills and are creative in planning and implementing programs and activities for campers. Area Directors live out of bunk, in a dorm-style setting, with other supervisors. 

If you have any questions about this role, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Stacy, our Assistant Director – Programming!

Key Essential Job Duties

Dates of Employment: June 4 – August 13, 2023

Salary: Competitive summer salary. Room and board included. 

Qualifications:

  •  Must be 21 years of age or older.
  •  Must submit a health history record and examination form prior to the first day of work. 
  •  Previous experience working with children is preferred.
  •  Previous experience working in a specific area is preferred. (Challenge Course, Waterfront, Art, etc.)

Essential Job Functions:

  • Direct, supervise, and organize specialists and counselors working in the specific area.  
    • Develop and implement program activities for campers that are consistent with the mission of Beber Camp and teach staff how to help implement such programs.
      • Determine which specific activities will run for each hobby program and cabin activity and be prepared with materials to run multiple activities simultaneously.
      • Model pride and ownership, Love of Israel, Culture of Gratitude, Safety, and fun through creative activities in the area.
    • Provide for the progression of activities within the framework of individual and group interests and abilities.
    • Be a positive role model and resource for staff.  Celebrate successes.
    • Ensure proper supervision of area staff specialists at all times.
    • Oversee the proper use, maintenance, and return of all equipment in your area.
    • Meet with the programming team daily.
    • Support the full-time team, leadership team, and staff with programs, decisions, and responsibilities. 
  • Direct, supervise, and organize campers during activities alongside counselors.
    • Apply youth development principles in working with campers through appropriate communication, relationship development, respect for diversity, involvement, and empowerment of youth. 
    • Ensure proper supervision of campers at all times in coordination with area specialists and counselors.
    • Be aware of and implement safety guidelines.
  • Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff.
    • Be alert to campers’ and staff needs, assist them with personal and/or health problems, and discuss with the camp health center staff and/or Camp Director when appropriate.
    • Ensure, at all times, the confidentiality of campers’ personal or health information, unless otherwise directed by the Camp Medical Staff, Assistant Directors, or Camp Director.
    • Promote emotional safety for campers and staff by maintaining an environment of encouragement and respect.  Celebrate successes.
    • Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure proper utilization, care, and maintenance; report necessary repairs promptly to the Camp Director or Program Leader.
    • Actively participate in and take leadership roles in other program areas as needed around camp including camping trips, all camp activities, evening programs, athletics, arts and crafts, fine arts, aquatics, and general programming as directed. 
    • Work closely with the programming team and your direct supervisor.
    • Set a good example for campers, staff, and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, daily schedule, and sportsmanship.

Physical Demands:

  • The majority of on-the-job time is spent in the following physical activities, mostly outdoors: standing, walking, using hands and legs, reaching with hands and arms, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, including supplies and equipment.
  • Visual ability to identify and respond to environmental hazards.
  • Ability to speak clearly with staff on the walkie-talkie regarding emergencies or anything else.

Seeking individuals with specific skills in any of the following:

  • Working with children ages 7 – 17
  • Climbing Tower/High Ropes Course Elements Supervisor
  • Boat Driving/Water Ski Instruction and Supervisor 
  • Outdoor Adventure (farm/garden) Supervisor
  • Fine Arts/Music Department Supervisor
  • Arts & Crafts Supervisor
  • Athletics Supervisor

The role of an Area Director may include other related duties as assigned by the Camp Director or Assistant Director, who reserve the right to revise or change the aforementioned job duties and responsibilities as necessary. Beber Camp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law. Beber Camp provides transformational opportunities for campers and staff to build new relationships and develop strong skills. Our mission ensures that we stay committed to building a community that is meaningful during the summer and extends year-round.

Community Care

Experienced Social Workers supporting the social and emotional wellbeing of all campers and being knowledgeable resources for counselors.

Nurse

Creating a safe environment for our campers and staff is our #1 priority each summer! The Camp Nurse is an experienced medical practitioner, but also a caring voice, kind ear, and passionate team member. Reporting to the Health Center Administrator, the Camp Nurse is part of a care team, consisting of other nurses, an on-site or remote physician, and our camp families. Camp Nurses work to provide exceptional physical and emotional care to our summer community.

Key Essential Job Duties

Dates: June 13 – July 14, 2023 OR July 11 – August 11, 2023 (There may be opportunity for some nurses to begin work on June 4)

Salary: Competitive salary (RN/NP/PA starts at $1,000/week, LPN starts at $800/week). Room, board, and childcare provided!

Position Requirements:

  • L.P.N. R.N., N.P., or P.A. license and the ability to practice medicine in the State of Wisconsin
  • Desire to work and live in a camp community
  • Previous experience in a summer camp setting preferred
  • Previous experience with children preferred
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications
  • Valid drivers’ license, proof of medical insurance

The Team: You will be working with 4 other nurses for the full camp session managed by our on-site Health Center Administrator. We have a doctor on-site. Each member of our care team is critical to providing friendly, caring, and outstanding care to our camp community.

What will I be doing? As part of a passionate, dedicated team, your primary focus will be:

  • Maintaining accurate and detailed medical records.
  • Providing outstanding patient care for our campers (350 campers) and staff (150 staff).
  • Administering medications to campers.
  • Communicating with parents.

Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • ­Ability to lift/assist campers and staff
  • ­Ability to read, understand, and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters
  • ­Ability to use a telephone, computer, and other electronic equipment
  • ­Ability to maintain a written record system
  • Ability to go up and down stairs and walk quickly to extended areas on camp property
  • ­Ability to quickly walk to remote locations on camp property over uneven terrain
  • ­Ability to observe and assess sanitation and safety conditions of Beber Camp at all times
  • Ability to react quickly and have endurance to meet emergency medical needs
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, up to 60 consecutive minutes

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Nurses also are expected to perform other duties as assigned by the Health Center Administrator or Camp Director, who reserve the right to revise or change the aforementioned job duties and responsibilities as necessary. 

Beber Camp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

Nursing Assistant

The Nursing Assistant is responsible for assisting in providing health and safety services to campers, camp staff, and visitors.  

Key Essential Job Duties

Dates of Employment: June 13 – July 14, 2023 OR July 11 – August 11, 2023 (There may be an opportunity for a nursing assistant to begin on June 7)

Essential Job Functions:

  • Under the direction of the Health Center Administrator, assist in providing health care and first aid services for camp staff, campers, and visitors.
    • ­Assist with daily medication management, administering campers’ daily medication under a nurse’s supervision and administering over the counter medication as instructed by the supervising nurse or doctor
    • ­Help supervise and provide medical care for people admitted to the Health Center
      • Regularly check sick rooms and on people admitted to the Health Center and conduct temperature checks
      • Provide snacks and meals, and clean-up as needed
      • Make and strip beds, do laundry as needed
    • Provide CPR and First Aid coverage as needed at designated times and locations
    • Provide direct care to campers and staff within the scope of their skills, Beber Camp’s health care standing orders, and generally recognized treatment procedures
    • Accompany campers and camp staff to off-site urgent or other medical visits
  • Monitor and maintain healthy and safe practices while working in the Health Center and throughout Beber Camp.
    • Ensure athletic areas across camp and waterfront have adequate water, sunscreen, first-aid supplies, and other injury-prevention and safety materials
    • Check and re-stock emergency backpacks in all areas of Beber Camp
    • ­Assist in ensuring camp staff, campers, and visitors wash their hands before entering the dining area
    • Work with other staff to minimize/eliminate health and safety risks
  • On a rotating basis, you may be first contact to be awakened at night from 10:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Qualifications:

  • Team player, ability to work independently as well as part of a team; friendly, upbeat, and encouraging attitude; welcoming and inclusive; build strong, positive relationships with co-workers
  • Detail oriented.  Keeps accurate and detailed records of care, supplies, and equipment
  • Remedy observed risks or hazards and notifies supervisors of observed risks or hazards that cannot be remedied immediately
  • Uses good judgment
  • Responds positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values to accomplish goals and solve problems; recovers quickly from setbacks
  • Ability to self-manage; accepts constructive feedback
  • A desire to make an impact on the lives of campers and staff
  • Some experience working with children
  • Desire to work with children ages 1-17 and staff ages 17 plus

Position Requirements:

  • ­Entering final year of RN/LPN Nursing Program or other science/health-related field at a University or College 
  • ­Current CPR and first aid certification
  • ­­Valid Driver’s license, proof of medical insurance 

Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • ­Ability to lift campers and staff
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to be outside or indoors for extended periods of time
  • ­Ability to read, understand, and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters
  • ­Ability to use a telephone, computer, and other electronic devices
  • ­Ability to maintain a written record system
  • Ability to walk up and downstairs
  • ­Ability to quickly walk to remote locations on camp property over uneven terrain
  • ­Ability to observe and assess sanitation and safety conditions of Beber Camp at all times
  • ­Ability to react quickly and have the endurance to meet emergency medical needs

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee also will be expected to perform other duties as assigned by the Health Center Administrator or Camp Director, who reserve the right to revise or change the aforementioned job duties and responsibilities as necessary. 

This position is a full-time, seasonal position for 4-6 weeks.

Beber Camp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, or national origin, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

Office Assistant

Office Assistants provide support to the Office Manager and the full-time team. This includes informing and educating inquiring parents and other administrative tasks required.

Key Essential Job Duties

Dates of Employment: June 4, 2023 – August 18, 2023

Essential Job Duties:

  • Answering phones and dealing with parent questions, triage of camp forms (maintenance, housekeeping, kitchen to appropriate head staff), connecting callers to other offices and staff members, printing out emails, filing, sorting mail, and packages, copying, etc.
  • Sort summer canteen
  • Work with the Year-round and Summer Leadership team to ensure a safe, fun, and successful summer camp season

Qualifications:  (Minimum Education and Experience)

  • Experience with Campminder is preferred, but not required.
  • 1-2 years of work experience in an administrative role
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, and ability to prioritize
  • Self-starter and driven
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • 1 year of customer service experience 
  • Strong problem-solving skills and analytical abilities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google products, including mail merge and excel functions

Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, including unloading packages, and lifting supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Visual ability to identify and respond to environmental hazards.
  • Ability to operate office equipment, including electronic equipment, according to safe recommended methods.
  • Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing for long periods of time (60 minutes or more).
  • Ability to work inside and outside at varying temperatures.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The Office Manager will also perform other related duties as assigned by the Camp Director, who reserves the right to revise or change the aforementioned job duties and responsibilities as necessary. Beber Camp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

Photographer

Photographers further the mission of the camp by assisting in the development and delivery of a photography program that is safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ ages and abilities. Assist in daily photograph taking and other media-related tasks required.

Key Essential Job Duties

Dates of Employment: June 9 – August 13, 2023

Essential Job Duties:

  1. Develop and deliver a photography program that is appropriate for the age and ability of the campers
    • Write lesson plans that meet camp outcomes and the abilities of the campers.
    • Evaluate abilities of campers and staff.
    • Design and deliver photography activities that make use of different shot types, lens, and make use of the camp’s natural environment.
    • Evaluate the success of the photography program.
  1. Assist in capturing the daily life of camp with photography and videography
    • ­Coordinate with the media team to help capture all the daily required photos listed on the shot list.
    • Edit, shortlist, and upload photos of campers and staff from the day into the photo management systems (CampMinder & Waldo Photos)
    • Other media responsibilities include but are not limited to; video, blogs, and social media.
  2. Assist in the management and care of the photography equipment
    • ­Maintain the photography equipment, including DSLRs, lens, memory cards, camera accessories, and photography computer.
    • ­Ensure the security of the photography equipment and accessories, and make sure the media office is secure at the end of a work day.
    • ­Conduct a daily check of the office and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Clean the media office, keeping it free of hazards and debris.

Other Job Duties:

  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning and leading those as assigned.
  • ­Participate as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions. ­
  • Assist in the planning of any special events.

Relationships:
Program Specialists often have direct relationships with the counseling staff and may actually serve as a Counselor with a camper group when not on duty as a photographer when needed. Note should be made of the role of the media staff in regard to this position and the care of the media equipment.

Preferred Experience and Skills: (Minimum Qualifications and experience):

  • ­Photography­
  • Videography
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite
  • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors in varied conditions.

Physical Aspects of the Position:

  • ­Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
  • ­Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, 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.

Some physical requirements of a Photography position could be endurance including moving location to location. Requirements for eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/program and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat.

Support Staff
Kitchen Assistant

To assist the Head Chef in preparing and serving nutritious meals and in maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation of the kitchen, dishwashing area, and dining hall.

Key Essential Job Duties

Dates of Employment: May 25, 2023 – August 13, 2023

Essential Job Duties:

  • Assist in the daily operations of the camp food service.
    • Assist in the preparation of food as the menu indicates including washing and peeling.
    • Set up food, supplies, and utensils for dining hall distribution.
    • Store food and leftovers at proper temperature.
  • Assist in routine sanitation of the kitchen and related equipment.
    • Clean and maintain all food-preparation and storage areas.
    • Wash all dishes, serving and preparation equipment, and utensils according to regulated washing methods and temperatures.
    • Reduce waste, reuse items, and recycle as indicated through the camp’s procedures.
  • Assist in the preparation and packaging of food for use outside the camp dining hall.
    • Work with cooks and other staff in reviewing pack out requests to ensure adequate and accurate amounts and variety.
    • Prepare and store pack out food according to camp and health code procedures.
    • Advise staff on equipment or preparation materials needed for identified menu choices.

Preferred Experience and Skills: (Minimum Qualifications and experience):

  • Desire to work in the food service area.
  • Knowledge of food preparation and serving, storage of food, and dishwashing procedures is preferred.
  • Enthusiasm, patience, sense of humor, and self-control
  • Desire and ability to work with children in a camp setting
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision

Physical Aspects of the Position:

  • Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds, including unloading food, carrying trays of dishes, and lifting supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Visual ability to identify and respond to environmental hazards.
  • Physical ability to operate kitchen equipment according to safe recommended methods.
  • Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing for long periods of time (60 minutes or more).
  • Determine cleanliness of dishes, food surfaces, and kitchen area.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by the Head Chef, who reserves the right to revise or change the aforementioned job duties and responsibilities as necessary.

Beber Camp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

Housekeeper

Our campers and staff count the days all year until they have the opportunity to come back to summer camp. Our 340-acre site and its collection of cabins, activity areas, and communal gathering spaces are literally a home away from home for our summer camp community. Our facilities team ensures that the buildings and grounds are maintained in a safe and professional manner. Working under the direction of the Facilities Manager, this position is primarily responsible for maintaining a clean environment for our campers, staff, and visitors.

Key Essential Job Duties

Dates of Employment: May 25, 2023 – August 13, 2023

Essential Job Duties:

  • Cleans and sanitizes bathrooms.
  • Cleans, mops, washes, buffs, and vacuums floors.
  • Empties trash and recycling.
  • Maintains outside walk areas, including sweeping debris and washing walkways.
  • Cleans and polishes fixtures.
  • Washes windows.
  • Dusts and vacuums furniture.
  • Tracks cleaning supply use and coordinates with the Facilities Director to ensure
    appropriate supplies are always in-stock and available.
  • Observes all safety precautions and comply with all health and safety rules and
    procedures.
  • Attends staff and in-service training during the summer.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Experience and Skills: (Minimum Qualifications and experience):

  • Detail-oriented and thorough.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Practices and lives our customer service motto, “The answer is yes to all reasonable requests.”
  • Team player, ability to work independently as well as part of a team, creative, proactive, persistent, enthusiastic and fun to be around.
  • Uses good judgment and notifies the appropriate supervisor of observed risks or hazards.
  • High-level judgment and decision-making; recognize when immediate action is required.
  • Responds positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values to accomplish goals and solve problems; recovers quickly from setbacks.
  • Ability to self-manage; accepts constructive feedback.

Physical Aspects of the Position:

  • This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day
  • The employee must frequently lift and move items over 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, and vibration.
  • The employee will be exposed to outside weather conditions.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by the Head Housekeeper, who reserves the right to revise or change the aforementioned job duties and responsibilities as necessary.

Beber Camp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

Maintenance Worker

Under the direction of the Site Director, assist in the maintenance and repair of the camp’s buildings, grounds, equipment and other facilities consistent with the mission and established policies and procedures of the camp.

Key Essential Job Duties

Dates of Employment: May 25, 2023 – August 13, 2023

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Maintain camp grounds
    • Operate necessary grounds care equipment such as mower, tractor, chain saws, etc., in a safe and efficient manner.
    • Be aware and make necessary changes to hazards found on camp grounds.
  • Assist in the repair of buildings and facilities.
    • Make minor repairs as needed
  • Perform janitorial and general maintenance duties
    • Sweep, scrub, wax floors, wash windows and screens, put up and take down screens and storm windows – repair same.
    • Dispose of trash and waste. Manage recycling.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines, including local, state and federal guidelines as well as American Camp Association accreditation standards. 
    • Assist with emergencies on physical plant and site.
    • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory
    • Store equipment for safety.
    • Follow schedule for checking physical plant and equipment for safety, cleanliness and good repair.

Preferred Experience and Skills: (Minimum Qualifications and experience):

  • Ability to work on a team, relate and work well with others.
  • Self-starter and organizer.
  • Ability to accept guidance, direction, and supervision.
  • Proficiency in the safe and proper use of power equipment and tools, heavy and light machinery, and building materials.

Physical Aspects of the Position:

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by the Site Director, who reserves the right to revise or change the aforementioned job duties and responsibilities as necessary.

Beber Camp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

Other positions may be available as well! Please contact us and see what is available for the summer. Hope to see you at Beber Camp!

Don’t forget to check out our staff FAQ, it may help answer some of your questions!

Interviews Tips and Tricks

Zoom Interview Tips and Tricks
  • Review the Job Description and Key Essential Job Duties prior to your interview.
  • Practice your answers to common interview questions.
  • Be prepared to answer why you want to work at camp and what hidden talent you would share at the talent show!
  • Choose a professional background.
  • Find a brightly lit room.
  • Pick a quiet space (away from other people in your household).
  • Use a charged laptop or computer.
  • Maintain eye level with your screen and arms-length from the camera for engaging conversation.
  • Wear professional attire.
  • Use appropriate body language.
  • Ask your interviewer questions.
  • Be right on time (early is the new on time).
  • Be sure to send a thank-you note to your interviewer as a follow-up to your interview.
  • Remember, don’t be nervous! We are as excited to meet you as you are about camp!
In-Person Interview Tips and Tricks
  • Review the Job Description and Key Essential Job Duties prior to your interview.
  • Practice your answers to common interview questions.
  • Be prepared to answer why you want to work at camp and what hidden talent you would share at the talent show!
  • Wear a mask during your interview.
  • Wear professional attire.
  • Be right on time (early is the new on time).
  • Use appropriate body language.
  • Ask your interviewer questions.
  • Be sure to send a thank-you note to your interviewer as a follow-up from your interview.
  • Remember, don’t be nervous! We are as excited to meet you as you are about camp!

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