Group Leaders – Summer Camp

Get a jump start on a summer job!

The Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches is a non-profit organization that provides summer camp opportunities to Florida’s Youth. We operate three traditional sleep away camps along with a traveling day camp program.

Currently we are hiring for our Group Leader positions. Come work a few hours a month (PRN) now until the start of our summer season in May when you will transition to full time for the summer.   

Job Type: PRN Now & Then Full-Time in May

Pay: $300.00 weekly (includes room & board from May to Aug)

The position of Group Leader is the most vital aspect of the Summer Camping Program because it has constant interaction with the campers. This position involves the continuous leadership, guidance and supervision of campers. This position will participate in the planned camp program and serve as the major initiator of group activities. The Group Leader is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the campsite and unit area.

The Group Leader is directly supervised by the Senior Group Leader and/or Camp Director. This position is exempt from overtime pay. (EOE,DFWP,18+)

Main responsibilities:

  • Supervise campers as they rotate from activity to activity
  • Facilitate group-building games, environmental education programs, and team sports
  • Grow and foster relationships with camp administrators, fellow staff members, Law Enforcement volunteers, and campers.

Employee Benefits:

  • All staff are provided room and board from May to August
  • Regular time off is given between sessions. Depending on the camp location you choose Daytona Beach, Gainesville, and Jacksonville are only an hour away!
  • Staff are given multiple hour long wellness breaks each day.
  • All staff have access to the FSYR Employee Assistance Program during the summer as a free benefit for mental health support.
  • During a paid week of pre-service training all staff will receive transferable certifications in Adult First Aid/ CPR/AED ($30 value) along with training on topics such as; trauma informed care, non-violent crisis intervention, and the basics of childcare.
  • Specialty certifications are offered in early May. Lifeguarding ($350 value) High Ropes Practitioner ($900 value) Archery Instructor ($50 value).
  • Recruitment and retention bonuses are provided at the end of each summer season.
  • Staff develop professional skills such as time management, conflict resolution, communication, group leadership, and more!

Camp Locations:

Caruth Camp – 14770 SE US Hwy 19     Inglis, FL 34449       Camp Director Sean Kimble – SKimble@youthranches.org

Camp Sorensen – 1023 Retreat Acres Rd    Hilliard, FL 32046    Camp Director Austin Hatten – Ahatten@youthranches.org

Youth Camp – 1170 Youth Camp Lane     Pierson, FL 32180     Camp Director Philip Haught – Phaught@youthranches.org      

Mobile Camp – Various Locations            Director of Camping Services – Elisha Hoggard – Ehoggard@youthranches.org

Please visit our website: www.youthranches.org/index.php/our-services/summer-camps/apply-to-work-at-summer-camp.html to apply.

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Organization name:
Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches

Denomination:
Non-Denominational

Contact:
bfowler@youthranches.org

Location:
2486 Cecil Webb Place Live Oak, FL 32060

Website:
https://www.youthranches.org

Date Posted:
November 1, 2022

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