Welcome to Camp Tuckabatchee!
Salaries and Benefits:
Salaries are based on experience and certification, but many great staff members have had little or no experience, we are willing to train you. Salaries depending on experience and certification. Room and board, staff shirt, and workman's compensation are provided. College credit for summer employment can be arranged. Internships are available. Staff members receive one day off per week plus every Saturday night off. Hours off daily between program responsibilities.
Program Descriptions: The following position descriptions are intended to serve only as an overview.
Aquatics Director Develop and implement an integrated program of aquatic activities in a pool and/or river environment. Support camp objectives; including swimming lessons, canoeing, recreational swimming, and training. Manage pool operations and supervise waterfront staff. Provide program ideas and opportunities. Assist with all camp projects and programs. Current water safety instructor and/or lifeguard training, CPR and standard first aid, small craft experience a plus.
Day Camp Director Develop and implement an integrated camping program supporting camp objectives. Work directly with campers and provide a fun, high-quality program opportunities. Organize scheduling, inventory equipment, and supplies. Assist with all camp projects and programs. Supervise staff.
Naturalist/OutDoor Adventure Develop and implement an integrated environmental education program supporting camp objectives. Organize scheduling, maintain inventory, equipment, and supplies. Assist with all camp projects and programs. Work directly with campers to provide fun, high-quality program opportunities. Knowledge, education, and/or experience in natural science or environmental studies preferred.
Lifeguard Staff Lifeguard at the pool and/or river. Assist in teaching swimming and canoeing lessons, with waterfront related program and operations. Assist with all camp projects and programs. Current lifeguard training, CPR, and standard first aid required.
Primitive Camp Counselor/Travel Camp Staff Develop and implement a program based on camp goals, utilizing camper partnership in planning. Work directly with campers. Tent living, outdoor cooking, and primitive camping experience desirable.
Cook Prepare meals for approximately 150 campers and staff daily. Assist with supervision of kitchen assistant. Experience in quantity cooking and baking required.
Kitchen Assistant Assist with routine kitchen operations and meal preparation including dishwashing, pack out, salad preparation, and dining room setup. Previous food service experience/training preferred.
Maintenance Assistant Assist with grounds, building maintenance, prepare the building for check-in/check-out, and assist with luggage.
Counselor-In-Training Director Assist with design and implementation of counselor-in-training programs (CIT 1 & CIT 2), with resources provided, based on Camp Tuckabatchee standards and guidelines, camp goals. Previous camp, program, and leadership experience required. Must be available for training prior to June 4th.
Cabin Counselor Develop and implement cabin program based on camp goals, utilizing camper partnership in planning. Work directly with campers to provide fun, high-quality program opportunities. Camping and leadership experience desirable.
Junior CounselorSalaries depending on experience and certification. . Completion of the counselor-in-training program or equivalent leadership program training required. Work directly with campers implementing camping program.
Kelly Bunnell, Executive Director Phone: (815)-433-2984 1973 N 35th Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350
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