Camp Program Assistant

Job Details

  • Date Posted: April 18, 2023
  • Location: Mountain Center, California
  • Company: Pathfinder Ranch, Inc
  • Salary: $620 - $740 a week
  • Housing Offered: $620 - $740 a week

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  • Mountain Center, California
  • $620 - $740 a week

Pathfinder Ranch, Inc

Under the supervision of the Health Service Leader and Summer Camp Coordinator, the Camp Program Assistant will provide for the health and wellbeing of campers, as well as assisting with activity facilitation and program execution. The major responsibilities of this position include the following but are not limited to:
General Responsibilities

  • Represent Pathfinder Ranch in a professional and positive manner at all times
  • Follow and uphold all policies and procedures of Pathfinder Ranch
  • Foster an atmosphere of health and wellness for staff and Campers
  • Work independently to make appropriate decisions based on policies and procedures, industry best practices, and in alignment with training
  • Complete written reports, logs, and required paperwork
  • Other duties as assigned

Medical Duties

  • Provide medical care to clients and Ranch employees as needed (including health assessments and medication administration according to standing orders)
  • Serve as the medical liaison between Pathfinder Ranch and clients
  • Maintain accurate medical records and logs
  • Maintain health center supplies, including staff first-aid kits
  • Conduct Health Center housekeeping to maintain a clean and hygienic environment
  • Communicate (written log and directly) all information affecting camper health and wellbeing to the Health Service Leader
  • Comply with organizational policies, accreditation standards, and regulations of outside agencies such as HIPAA, Health Department, and Fire Department

Program Duties

  • Assist in facilitating activities to be safe, fun, and appropriate to the participants’ ages and abilities.
  • Supervise participants during scheduled times (includes meals).
  • Encourage participants to participate and try new activities.
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning and leadership roles.
  • Inventory and recommend equipment acquisitions as needed
  • Accurately complete program records, logs, and reports
  • Address basic facility issues if needed when on call (e.g. cabin temperatures, plumbing issues, etc.)

Job Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Hold and maintain the one of the following certifications issued by a nationally recognized provider: Lifeguard, C-PRO, Wilderness First Responder, OR higher medical certification
  • Communicate effectively and politely (bilingual with Spanish speaking skills preferred)
  • Complete tasks both independently and collaboratively in a timely and accurate manner
  • Appropriately prioritize tasks and responsibilities based on supervisor expectations, task urgency, and Camper needs
  • Proficient with office equipment, computers, and Microsoft Office
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a motor vehicle

Physical Requirements

  • Lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Physically assist with relocation of injured/ill clients and/or staff from remote locations
  • Work a varied shift schedule in excess of 10 hours per day
  • Traverse several miles per day on steep and uneven terrain in a variety of weather conditions

Dates of Work

June 25 – August 5, 2023


$620.00 – $740.00 per weekHousing Paid Time Off (after 30 days)Health insurance options for those working multiple season