Day Camp Outdoor Cooking Supervisor

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MISSION STATEMENT

We inspire and enable youth of all backgrounds and abilities to discover their spark, value the natural world, and become tomorrow’s leaders, today.

POSITION SUMMARY

Camp Fire Central Puget Sound operates youth programming year-round throughout King, Kitsap and North Mason counties. This position will support our Day Camp department, serving our summer Day Camp program at Carkeek Park and Woodland Park. The Outdoor Cooking Supervisor will coordinate and lead the fire safety and cooking program, working directly with youth and volunteers. In addition to ensuring general safety during outdoor cooking, assist the purchaser fill food orders, and ensure that groups have checked out the appropriate equipment. Offer a specialty outdoor cooking session, giving campers an opportunity to try more complicated cooking methods.

RESPONSIBLE TO:

The Day Camp Outdoor Cooking Supervisor is responsible to the Day Camp Site Director unless supervisory responsibility has been delegated to the Assistant/Co – Site Director.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Prior to camp, take stock of available cooking supplies, and ensure all are in good repair. Informing the Day Camp Director of any purchasing needs.
  2. Develop and carry out a meaningful Outdoor Cooking program.
  3. Gear program to the ages, interests and abilities of the campers.
  4. Order supplies from the Purchaser for specialty cooking activities, within budget as directed by Site Director.
  5. Lead Fire Safety, making known to staff and campers safety regulations.
  6. Regularly check equipment to be used for appropriateness, good repair, and conformity with regulations, where applicable.
  7. Have equipment on hand and be trained to meet potential emergencies.
  8. During Camp Coordinate fire/box oven use for group cooking, and help get charcoal and fires started.
  9. Assist Purchaser prep and fill group food orders for their outdoor cooking.
  10. Act as a consultant to Group Counselors during their outdoor cooking session.
  11. Turn in a written evaluation of your program at close of camp.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Able to see.
  • Able to read, speak and understand English.
  • Able to lead small and large group activities, and supervise campers in structured and unstructured situations.
  • Able to Delegate tasks
  • Able to Supervise and Instruct Volunteers, both Adults and Teens, in leading activities for camper groups.
  • Able to ensure safety of campers and assist campers in an emergency.
  • Able to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers, interact appropriately with campers in a variety of situations, appropriately model behavior and use positive behavior management techniques.
  • Demonstrate respectful interactions with all others in all communications and functions as a representative of Camp Fire, an organization that supports diversity and cultural competence and expects its staff and volunteers to act in a culturally competent and inclusive manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Interest, experience, knowledge and skills in a variety of fields.
  • The ability to teach and enthuse others.
  • At least 20 years of age.
  • Must attend and participate in Day Camp Staff Training. Your application form includes a space to document other relevant training you have had in the past 12 months.
  • Certification or documentation of skill and experience.
  • Current Pediatric and Adult First Aid/CPR certification