Camp Moon River Photographer/Historian
Reports to: Head Counselor, Camp Director
Pre-camp training to be set between 5/18/19 - 6/2/19
8 weeks of Camp
Week 1: June 3rd -June 7th
Week 2: June 10th - June 14th
Week 3. June 17th - June 21st
Week 4: June 24th - June 28th
Week 5: July 8th - July 12th
Week 6: July 15th - July 19th
Week 7: July 22nd - July 26th
Week 8: July 29th - August 2nd
8:00 - 5:00 PM
Possible Thursday evenings on designated extended days
Please note: Counselors, CITs, and JCITs will check their devices/phones at the door. All staff will be given radios for communication/safety. If this is problematic, this is not a position for you. Phones may be retrieved for breaks and when leaving camp. Smart watches are allowed, but must be in airplane mode during camp.
Must complete First Aid/CPR training.
All applicants will complete 2 interviews.
Must have a successful background check on file.
Upon hire, staff will complete mandatory training prior to the first day of camp.
Camp Photographer/Historian will:
Take photos/video of every activity (as possible) making an effort to capture moments for the following audiences:
CMR Website/Social Media
End of week and end of summer videos
Be able to take high quality photos, edit, sort, organize and label for future reference
Print photos for end of year bulletin board
Make Photo “cards” and/or “certificates” for campers/staff
Be aware of and help implement safety guidelines at any given activity
Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.
Help provide supervision while campers are transported to and from scheduled camp field trips off of camp property.
Represent the camp when interacting with parents or community members.
Follow safety and security protocols when campers are in public while presenting a positive image of the camp.
Physical Aspects of the Job
Ability to address stressful situations appropriately in a fast-paced interactive environment.
Some physical requirements of a CMR staff member could be endurance including prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking, jogging or running, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate outdoor equipment and camp activities; requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to work irregular hours; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and bugs.