Camp Mary White

2020 Job Descriptions

Unit Leader: The Unit Leader must be a female at least 21 years of age. This position is responsible for the overall supervision of the girls in her unit, ensuring their safety and well-being. The position supervises Unit Counselor (s) who works with her to plan, schedule, and implement varied camp activities that engage the campers and allow them to learn new skills, build friendships, and be at ease in the outdoors. The position guides campers in successful participation, facilitates group problem solving, attends to the needs of individual campers and the unit as a whole. She is an enthusiastic role model who inspires the girls under her care. Preferred qualifications: enjoys and has experience working with children, ability to teach and lead recreational activities, ability to communicate with youth and adults in a positive manner, unbridled enthusiasm about being at camp!

 

Unit Counselor: The Unit Counselor must be a female at least 18 years of age. This position shares responsibility for the supervision of the girls in her unit, ensuring their safety and well-being. The position assists the Unit Leader in planning and implementing varied camp activities that engage the campers and allow them to learn new skills, build friendships, and be at ease in the outdoors. The position guides campers in successful participation, facilitates group problem solving, attends to the needs of individual campers and the unit as a whole. She is an enthusiastic role model who inspires the girls under her care. Preferred qualifications: enjoys and has experience working with children, ability to teach and lead recreational activities, ability to communicate with youth and adults in a positive manner, unbridled enthusiasm about being at camp!

Trail Guide: The Trail Guide must be a female at least 18 years of age. This position shares responsibility for the supervision of campers, ensuring their safety and well-being while they are on trail hikes and overnight camping trips. The position assists the Unit Leader and the Camp Director in planning and implementing overnight camp activities away from the camper units. They are responsible in teaching outdoor living skills that engage the campers and allow them to learn new skills in selecting and setting up camping sites, pitching tents, building campfires, heathy hygiene practices in the outdoors and be at ease in the outdoors. She is an enthusiastic role model who inspires the girls under her care. Preferred qualifications: Certified in Wilderness First-aid, experience with outdoor camping with tents, campfire cooking etc. Has experience working with children, ability to teach and lead recreational activities, ability to communicate with youth and adults in a positive manner, unbridled enthusiasm about being at camp!

 

Health Supervisor: The Health Supervisor must be a female at least 21 years of age. This position oversees all parts of the camp health services, with responsibility for check-in, dispensing of medications, parent communication, record keeping, and supply inventory, as well as administering first aid and handling any emergency medical situations that may arise. Qualifications: RN, LPN, or EMT currently licensed in the state of New Mexico (temporary licensing is an option for an out-of-state applicant).

 

Cook: The cook must be at least 21 years of age. The position shares responsibility for preparing two meals per day for approximately 75 campers and staff in a commercial kitchen. This position submits menus for approval, orders food, maintains records, prepares food, supervises and assists with cleanup, and is responsible for meeting all state health and safety regulations. Preferred qualifications: experience with meal planning and cooking for large groups, familiarity with safe food handling protocols. This position requires a New Mexico ANSI Food Handlers Permit.

 

   Assistant Cook: The Assistant Cook works under the direct supervision of the camp Cook and assists with all kitchen and meal-related duties such as planning and preparing meals and maintaining a clean and sanitary kitchen.  The Assistant Cook is responsible for following all kitchen and food handling protocols and must be able to attain the New Mexico ANSI Food Handler’s Permit.