Camp Moon River Photographer/Historian

Reports to: Head Counselor, Camp Director

Dates/Times:

  • 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

  • Weekends off

Description:

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.

Recommended:

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

    • Promo videos

    • Parents

    • 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.