Ends on June 30, 2019

Position Title: Camp Caldera Logistics Assistant

Supervisor: Logistics Coordinator & Camp Manager

Compensation: 

  • Salary/Rate of Pay: $60/day
  • Room and board provided during days with programming; room only during non-programming days

Location: This is a seasonal position at our Arts Center (31500 Blue Lake Drive, Sisters, OR 97756)

Must be available on the following dates and times to start each session:

  • Arrive between 11:00 am-12:00 pm July 12 for Staff Training July 12-15
  • Arrive between 12:00-1:00 pm July 17* for the Immersion 1 session July 18-27
  • Arrive between 3:00-4:00 pm July 30* for the Immersion 2 session July 31-Aug 8
  • Arrive between 3:00-4:00 pm Aug 11* for the Discovery session Aug 12-19

*Indicates Half day compensation 

Choose one or more sessions; placement is dependent on availability & scheduling

(must be available for all dates in session(s) chosen)

  • Immersion: July 18-27                                 Working with 11th-12th graders
  • Immersion 2: July 31 - August 8                 Working with 9th-10th graders
  • Discovery: August 12-19                             Working with 7th-8th graders

Position Overview: This position will assist the Camp Logistic Coordinator in all daily camp logistics and other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Answer phones and direct calls and inquiries as appropriate
  • Assist with supplies for camp (equipment management and ordering)
  • Conduct data entry/collection of camper and staff paperwork
  • Assemble mailings to campers and staff
  • Assist in maintaining camp files and camper/staff paperwork
  • Assist with fine tuning and distribution of daily camp and class rotation schedules
  • Provide supply support for camper activities, as needed
  • Assist with conducting surveys and entry of Caldera’s student evaluation system
  • Support staff check-in and check-out at the start and end of each session; maintain lists of staff staying over between sessions
  • Manage lost and found items at camp
  • Other duties as assigned

General Responsibilities: 

  • Promote program understanding and involvement
  • Actively participate in all aspects of camp life including: camper orientation, community meetings, evening activities, campfire, free time, etc.
  • Model appropriate camper behavior at all times (cleanliness, punctuality, housekeeping duties, rules, and sportsmanship)
  • Observe and practice Caldera’s goals and agreements, participation agreement and responsibility process
  • Perform duties with consistency and integrity
  • Set and respect personal boundaries
  • Act as mentor, adviser, guide, and allie to campers

Qualifications:

  • Work effectively in a non profit environment, providing information and outstanding customer service to a wide range of people while maintaining a high-level of attention to detail
  • Knowledge of office equipment, practices, and procedures
  • Proficiency in the use of a computer and software including Word, Excel, Google Drive, and Google Calendars
  • Ability to discreetly and effectively handle information of a confidential or sensitive nature
  • Ability to take initiative, to work independently, and to collaborate with staff
  • Upbeat, inquisitive, creative, can-do attitude, and comfortable asking questions
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines, prioritize tasks, manage time, and thrive in a fast paced work environment.
  • Belief in equity, education, arts, and the environment
  • Excellent skills in performing support functions requiring independent judgment, decision-making, and problem resolution.
  • Must display the maturity and flexibility required to work in a casual, informal office setting
  • Familiarity with anti-oppression frameworks and experience working with diverse staff and youth
  • Communication skills and work experience with groups participating (various age and skill levels)

Living Conditions

  • Requires on-site living in shared staff quarters
  • Room and board provided during days with programming; room only during non-programming days. (Non-programing days are July 16th, July 28th-29th, And August 9th-10th. On staff arrival days dinner will be provided and brunch is served on the last day of camp)
  • A vegetarian option (that may include eggs and/or dairy) will be available for all meals. Other Dietary restrictions are considered when planning meals, however, employees with special dietary needs should plan to bring food to supplement or replace provided meals.  
  • Typical days are 10-12 hours in length, with sessions that make for up to 10 straight days of work without a full day off. 

Working Conditions 

  • Must be physically able to move around 116 acres of camp property with varied terrain
  • Must have visual, perceptual, and cognitive ability to recognize and respond quickly to health and safety concerns of students and to deal appropriately with any improper behavior.
  • Employee must carry out their duties regardless of inclement weather, which can include heat, rain, smoky, cold, and windy conditions
  • Noise level ranges from very quiet (i.e. forest trail) to loud (i.e. concert) 
  • Physical Demands (which can include bending, stooping, hiking, climbing and stretching) are: 70% Sitting, 10% Standing, 10% Walking, 10% Lifting/Carrying/Pushing/Pulling Pounds 5 -80 lbs.

Equity Statement

We recognize that Caldera communities face many societal inequities. We recognize the history and ongoing impacts of racism in our country, state, and institutions. We acknowledge that we will always have room to grow as an organization and as individuals in our understanding of racism and oppression.

We commit to continually examining our role in both perpetuating and combating institutional racism. We also commit to ongoing alignment of our policies and practices to advance racial equity, inclusion, and freedom of expression.

We commit to integrating equity and inclusion into all areas of our work to better serve our mission; when we do, we get closer to the world that we want for our youth. To ensure our own accountability, we will 1) seek deeper relationships with and feedback from our larger community; 2) use our Equity Plan to guide ongoing work; and 3) apply our Equity Lens to decision-making. We will also seek inspiration from artistic and cultural traditions.

Caldera is an equal opportunity employer encouraging applicants of all backgrounds and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We encourage people of color and Caldera community members to apply.