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Current Openings!

  • Rural Staff
  • Regional Supervisor for School Age Programs
  • SAP Coordinator

Summer Employment Opportunities!

For more information and to see specific position openings, follow the program links. For questions, please contact jobs@campfireak.org. See you this summer!

Rural Program

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Program: This 10-week educational program travels to villages all across the state bringing day camp programs to youth in rural communities.

What we do: Develop and implement quality youth and community programming. Activities may include swimming, cold-water safety, health and wellness activities, hiking, outdoor education, creative arts, group games, team building, cooking, and sports. Additional components of the program consist of evening activities focusing on teen and elder involvement including potlucks, campfires with storytelling, and more!

Who we need: Those with demonstrated cultural sensitivity, experience working with at-risk or underserved youth, and bring a focus on community service. We are looking for individuals with an aptitude to be flexible, adaptive, and motivated to work productively as a member of a team.

NOW HIRING: Senior Program Staff (with current lifeguard certification): May 22 –Aug 2; for those who want to take our lifeguard certification course (advanced registration required): May 16-Aug. 2 (Lifeguard Certification course is $150, but reimbursable)

Summer Adventure Program

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Summer Adventure Program is exactly that…an ADVENTURE! This licensed program serves youth entering grades 1-7 in the fall. Summer Adventure operates at the following elementary schools: Spring Hill, Homestead and Denali. This 9-week program aims to create successful, long-lasting memories for youth in their local communities!

What we do: Develop and implement quality youth and community programming. Activities may include swimming, cold-water safety, health and wellness activities, hiking, outdoor education, creative arts, group games, team building, cooking, and sports. Additional components of the program consist of evening activities focusing on teen and elder involvement including potlucks, campfires with storytelling, and more!

Who we need: Those with demonstrated cultural sensitivity, experience working with at-risk or underserved youth, and bring a focus on community service. We are looking for individuals with an aptitude to be flexible, adaptive, and motivated to work productively as a member of a team.

When we do it: Paid Staff Orientation: May 30 – June 2; Program Dates: Monday-Friday between 7AM and 6PM (6:30PM in Eagle River), June 5 – August 4; (Closed July 4th). Shifts range from 4 – 6.5 hours/day for Program Staff and 6 -8 hours a day for Leadership Staff.

 

Please read and familiarize yourself with the appropriate job description before completing an application for any position.

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Questions? Please call Kim Huseman at 907-257-8803 or email: jobs@campfireak.org

Applications are accepted for posted vacancies and to fill on-going program staff needs.  Completed application packets will be maintain on file for 90 days from the date of submission. Should your skills and abilities meet program needs, you will be contacted to schedule a phone interview with the  Recruitment and Retention Manager.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.) If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800)845-6136 (Spanish).
Camp Fire Alaska is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

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