Camp Fire Wilani | Resident Camp, Day Camp, Outdoor School Provider, Teen Leadership, Service Learning, Club Programs

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If being a positive, caring, responsible role model to youth and connecting them to the wonder of Pacific Northwest ecosystems sounds awesome, employment with Camp Fire Wilani might be YOUR spark! Being camp staff is a powerful way to positively affect the lives of young people!

BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Camp Fire Wilani is welcoming to all people and is a non-sectarian program that values diversity, builds equity, and strives to be a comprehensively inclusive environment. Bilingual Spanish or ASL are highly desired, but not required. Camp Fire is non-sectarian and welcoming to all.

Summer Camp Head Cook

Camp Fire Wilani seeks an experienced, laid-back, positive, responsible person to be on the Camp Wilani Summer Camp Kitchen Team. The Summer Camp Head Cook prepares lunches for Family Camp on the weekend, help to keep the kitchen organized, sanitized, and in compliance with the Oregon Health Code, prepares three easy, and kid-friendly meals for our campers during the 2.5 overnight camp weeks. The Summer Camp Cook oversees two kitchen assistants and helps to plan the simple, kid-friendly menu for summer camp.

Type of Employment: Summer Seasonal
Length of Employment: 6 weeks
Compensation: $500 – $675 per week ($500 during training and Family Camp Weekends, $675 during Resident Camp weeks)

BENEFITS:

  • Nights off.
  • Paid training.
  • Caring, supportive, beautiful environment.
  • (1) Full-ride Camp Attendance Vouched (worth up to $625) for any child the employee chooses of camp age (6-17).
  • Shared camp housing available if from out of the area.
  • DATES:
  • July 12th – August 20th, 2021

Minimum Requirements:

  • Oregon Food Handler’s Card
  • Three years cooking in a commercial kitchen.
  • ServSafe or Food Service Manager Certification preferred.
  • Calm, patient, positive demeanor required.
  • Smoking/drugs/alcohol/vaping prohibited.
  • Enhanced FBI background check and professional references required.
  • Reliable transportation required.

APPLY HERE!


Summer Camp Kitchen Team Members

Camp Fire Wilani seeks positive, energetic, responsible people to be on the Camp Wilani Summer Camp Kitchen Team. The Kitchen Team prepares easy, kid-friendly meals for our campers.

Type of Employment: Short term engagement.
Length of Employment: 2.5 weeks
Compensation: $1400 Salary – must work all program hours/days.

  • Friday and Saturday nights off.
  • Caring, supportive, beautiful environment.
  • (1) Full-ride Camp Attendance Vouched (worth up to $625) for any child the employee chooses of camp age (6-17).
  • Shared camp housing available.
  • DATES:
  • Mini Camp: August 4th – 6th, 2021
  • Resident Camp One: August 8th – 13th, 2021
  • Resident Camp Two: August 15th – 20th, 2021

The Summer Camp Kitchen Team prepares three meals per day for the duration of the Summer Camp Overnight Program. Meals are largely heat and eat or easy preparation. No menu planning or complicated preparation is required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Oregon Food Handler’s Card
  • One year work in a commercial kitchen.
  • ServSafe Certification preferred.
  • Calm, patient, positive demeanor required.
  • Smoking/drugs/alcohol/vaping prohibited.
  • Enhanced FBI background check and professional references required.
  • Reliable transportation required.

APPLY HERE!


Fall Outdoor School Field Instructor



Fall Season: September 20th – October 29th, 2021 (includes training)
Days: Variable Monday – Friday
Hours: 30-40 hours per week
M.Ed. supervised university internships available
Shift: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (variable)
Compensation Full Season: $2,800 seasonal salary total for 6 weeks

Housing: Seasonal shared community housing available for a very modest ($10) weekly rent to the property owners for utilities. Community kitchen. Housing agreement with property owners required.

  • Job Duties
  • Aid in the preparation (including organizing, set up and cleaning) of Outdoor School materials.
  • Shows up for shifts prepared and on time to instruct field lessons at the program site.
  • Commit to learning and applying the Outdoor School curriculum as designed.
  • Assists with the pre and post program school visits.
  • Provides excellent customer service to students, staff, and coworkers alike.
  • Assists with shut down, inventory, and cleaning of Outdoor School materials and shared areas.
  • Assists with preparing and serving meals, snacks, lunch prep as assigned by shift.
  • Assists with direct marketing of the Outdoor School Program including: mailings, tabling at events, phone calls, and other outreach.
  • Maintains a positive, collaborative, adaptable attitude.
  • Participates in ongoing professional development and trainings provided by Camp Fire Wilani.
  • Seeks to understand and improve organizational systems.
  • Assists in the ongoing evaluation and improvement of programs.
  • Requirements
  • Ability and willingness to comply with all COVID-19 safety protocols. 
  • Desire and willingness to work outdoors for up to eight hour periods, rain or shine!Ability to traverse uneven terrain outdoors and carry up to 30 lbs.
  • Passion for environmental education and the value of getting children outdoors.
  • At least one year of college or university education in a related field.
  • At least one year of youth development work.
  • Strong willingness to learn and conduct field lessons as assigned.
  • Open-mindedness and passion for making every child feel welcomed and valued.
  • Interest in learning about the outdoors in a scientific framework.
  • Patience, kindness, and an open heart.
  • Willingness and ability to adhere to all policies and procedures, and follow emergency protocols as dictated.
  • Adaptability and flexibility are a must.
  • Ability to work without using a cell phone or having a cell phone out or visible.
  • Camp Fire Wilani is a smoke, vape, drug, and alcohol free organization.
  • Three professional references required. 
  • FBI Enhanced Background Check required.

Application required: APPLY HERE


Our Promise

Young people want to shape the world.

Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

In Camp Fire, it begins now.

Light the fire within