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Senior Camp Operations Coordinator

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Seeds of Peace
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Otisfield, ME

Seeds of Peace


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Published 19 days ago

March 15, 2021
March 10, 2021

About Us:  

Seeds of Peace develops courageous leaders who work in solidarity across lines of difference to create more just and inclusive societies. We inspire and cultivate new generations of global leaders in communities divided by conflict. We equip them with the skills and relationships they need to accelerate social, economic, and political changes essential for peace. 

 Seeds of Peace hosts a summer program at our Camp in Otisfield, Maine as a part of the organization’s youth leadership development programming. In 2021, Seeds of Peace is planning to safely host two sessions of camp serving youth of different racial, political, and religious identities from the Northeast United States, following American Camp Association and state of Maine COVID-19 guidelines.  

Seeds of Peace builds on the extra-ordinary and critical relationships and understandings reached in the Camp program through year-round local programs that focus on the core leadership capacities needed to advance peace. There are now over 7,000 Participants from 27 countries who prove that solutions exist, peace is possible, and there is reason to have hope for a better future. 


Position summary: 

Seeds of Peace seeks a Senior Camp Operations Coordinator to join our multinational programming team.  In this role, you will manage all logistical and operational aspects for Seeds of Peace Camp. This role will begin as a part-time role (approximately 15 hours a week) in March, based within driving distance to the campgrounds in Otisfield, Maine to oversee facilities projects with the maintenance director and to liaise with local contractors. In the months when Camp is in session (June-August), you will be based full-time on Campgrounds in Otisfield, Maine. In 2021, this position will play a crucial role in ensuring that camp is safe, healthy, and inclusive.  

 Currently, this role is designated for March through August 2021, with the potential to extend and broaden the scope of the role upon mutual agreement.  

Compensation: $22-24 per hour, March - May: part time at approximately 15 hours/week , June - August: full-time exempt . 

  

Primary Responsibilities Include

  • Implements risk management protocols, health protocols, and emergency response procedures, ensuring safe practices and a healthy camp environment 
  • Designs risk management protocols, health protocols, and emergency response procedures in accordance with ACA guidelines, Maine state regulations, and best practices 
  • Maintains up-to-date understanding and documentation of regulations and manuals for ACA accreditation process and Maine DHHS inspections 
  • Serve as primary contact and legal representative for ACA accreditation process and Maine inspections 
  • Acts a primary point of contact for all camp vendors, executing contracts, including COI's, W-9's, etc, maintaining relationships and proper documentation 
  • Manages logistical aspects of camper and staff application processes (collecting forms, paperwork, health forms, payments, and systems-design) 
  • Manages end-of-season closing logistics on-site  
  • Coordinates camp logistics, including staff and camper travel to Camp.  

 Additional Responsibilities at Camp Include

  • Manages camp office, setting up necessary technology, and coordinates camp finances and human resources with Seeds of Peace Financial and Admin team  
  • Manages camp supplies inventories; manages and oversees camp supply orders with vendors 
  • Manages camp risk management protocols, medical protocols, and emergency protocols 
  • Coordinates camp logistics, including finance and maintenance  
  • Supports Camp programming team in Camp schedules and adherence to protocols  

 

Who are you? 

You have: 

  • 2-3 years’ experience in an administrative role at an ACA accredited residential camp , preferably in Maine  
  • experience leading complex logistical systems 
  • experience in youth environments 

You believe in the Seeds of Peace values and are committed to fostering an environment promoting justice and inclusivity.  

We realize that members of historically marginalized communities may not have had the exact experiences listed in the job posting. We encourage you to apply even if you are not sure if your qualifications are the right fit, and share your story with us!  

 

Working at Seeds of Peace  

Seeds of Peace offers rewarding career opportunities, with competitive salaries and benefits, in a positive and supportive environment. For further information about Seeds of Peace, feel free to visit our website at www.seedsofpeace.org. 

Seeds of Peace is committed to protect the children that we come into contact with in the pursuit of our goals, and the recruitment and selection processes for employees and volunteers in contact with children will reflect this commitment. We are also committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for both our participants and staff members alike, and are therefore implementing strict protocols to prevent and control the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our camp.  As is the case with any other injury or illness, if a staff member contracts the virus due to performing their work at camp, they will be entitled to apply for workers’ compensation benefits.  In the event that camp must be cancelled due to circumstances related to COVID-19, although not required by law, notice pay will be provided to staff who are therefore unable to continue working with us in recognition of their commitment. 

 Seeds of Peace is an equal opportunity employer. We strictly prohibit discrimination against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information, or any other legally protected class. 

In 2021, our Camp program will intentionally serve youth of different racial, religious, economic, and political backgrounds from urban and rural areas in the Northeast United States. We are committed to creating an inclusive Camp community in which youth see themselves represented in staff with similarly diverse backgrounds, so that together, we can live out our mission.  

About Us:  

Seeds of Peace develops courageous leaders who work in solidarity across lines of difference to create more just and inclusive societies. We inspire and cultivate new generations of global leaders in communities divided by…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • Entry level

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States

How to Apply

In order to apply for this role, please fill out the form here . If you are selected to the next step, you will be contacted to schedule an interview.  For any questions, please e-mail info@seedsofpeace.org .  Feel free to contact us to set up a time to speak to learn more about the position.  

In order to apply for this role, please fill out the form here . If you are selected to the next step, you will be contacted to schedule an interview.  For any questions, please e-mail info…

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