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Encampment for Citizenship | Carpinteria, CA
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Encampment for Citizenship


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February 17, 2020
January 27, 2020
At least $5,000Salary covers summer program plus monthly calls previous to that time.

The Encampment for Citizenship (EFC) is hiring a summer program Site Coordinator. EFC offers a residential summer leadership program for youth ages 15-18. Young people from diverse ethnic, economic, social, religious and geographic backgrounds participate in the 3-week program. In 2020, the Encampment summer program will be held at the Cate School, Carpenteria, CA, July 1-22. The curriculum will focus on Social Justice in Action — we will be looking at the many ways to work for social justice by learning from the different organizations, leaders and initiatives in the surrounding communities. Topics will include climate justice, immigration, voting rights and legislative change.

Position Overview

Ideal candidate must have good organizational skills; be flexible; able to work with young people in a range of situations, including conflicts that can be stressful and emotionally charged; have good boundaries; strong leadership abilities and ability to work as part of team.

This is a seasonal position that includes monthly phone meetings beginning in February and increases to full-time for the 3-week summer program, including 4-day staff training in late June. The Site Administrator (SA) will work with the Program Director, the site, and EFC staff, to ensure smooth logistics and the health and safety of participants, staff, visitors, and InterGen participants. During the summer program, the SA will provide training and supervision to an intern regarding events management, logistics and hospitality. The SA will live on site and share responsibility for youth 7 days a week, 24 hours/day (all staff members will have time off within this framework). This position requires oversight responsibilities and hands-on tasks in several areas, including travel arrangements, liaison with the campus, meals and other hospitality, purchasing and accounting. For specific staff duties, please see http://encampmentforcitizenship.org/docs/2020-Site-Admininistrator.pdf.

Qualifications

●    Demonstrated experience in events management, hospitality, and logistical coordination

●    Four years’ experience working with young people

●    Bi-lingual in Spanish is helpful but not required

●    CPR/first aid training preferred

●    Must have a valid driver’s license

●    Must have clean driving record from DMV

●    Must have 3 references

The Encampment for Citizenship (EFC) is hiring a summer program Site Coordinator. EFC offers a residential summer leadership program for youth ages 15-18. Young people from diverse ethnic, economic, social, religious and geographic…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Temporary
  • Managerial

Benefits

Competitive salary, transportation, room and board included.

Competitive salary, transportation, room and board included.

Level of Language Proficiency

English required, Spanish proficiency a plus.

English required, Spanish proficiency a plus.

How to Apply

 To Apply

Please apply by January 27. Position is open until filled. We urge qualified applicants to apply ASAP. Please include the following:

 1. Cover letter, including an explanation of your interest in employment with the Encampment for Citizenship, your experience working with youth and your particular interests and skills concerning social, political, cultural and recreational issues. Include any other pertinent personal or life experience.

2. Resume, including any camp-oriented or educational certifications that may be useful (include classification and expiration dates).

3. Names and addresses, emails, phone numbers of 3 references, including 2 current work-related references.

4. What is your approach to events and logistical coordination?

5. What is your experience training youth around operations, logistics and event planning or supervising others in a youth program?

6. What are the most challenging issue(s) and problem(s) that have arisen in coordinating a camp or similar situation? Please include description of issues, your responses and outcomes.

 Please forward the email provided or send to: Encampment for Citizenship, PO Box 1210 Aptos, CA 95001-1210. 

 To Apply

Please apply by January 27. Position is open until filled. We urge qualified applicants to apply ASAP. Please include the following:

 1. Cover letter, including an explanation…

Location

Carpinteria, CA

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