Victory Junction counselors and staff


Residential Life & Operations Program Manager

Job Title: Residential Life & Operations Program Manager
Direct Report: Camp Program Director
FLSA Status: Exempt

The mission of Victory Junction is to enrich the lives of children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses by providing life-changing camping experiences that are exciting, fun and empowering, in a safe and medically sound environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job.  Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below.  Specific activities may change from time to time.

Assist Program Team with the planning of camp programs to reflect the mission and goals of the Victory Junction
With direction from the Camp Program Director, assist in the recruitment and hiring of summer staff by visiting local recruitment fairs, scheduling and conducting interviews, background checks, reference checks, and selection and placement of seasonal hires
Support summer leadership team in all efforts related to the operations of the summer camp program
Assist in the management of the campsite database as it relates to the program team needs and processes
Supervise and support summer camp staff
Serve as an educator for behavior related needs and tools as they relate to our campers. Work with the program team and summer staff to implement a “behavior” approach for working with our campers
Assist with Program Team’s development, coordination and facilitation of volunteer and staff orientation. Serve as a liaison for our volunteer program
Assist with Program Team’s mentoring, evaluating and development of summer staff with direction from the Camp Program Director
Assist the Program Team in the coordination, facilitation and brainstorming of Family Weekend Programs
Assist the Program Team in planning partnership model/user group programs and events as they become more prevalent
Live on camp facility for family retreat weekends, orientation, and summer sessions. Year-round onsite housing is available.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management, Non-profit Leadership, or other related field. At least two years of relevant experience in camp programs and administration
C.P.R./B.L.S. certification
Ability to recruit and supervise
Ability to plan, originate, organize and carry out weekly and special programs
Excellent communication and organization abilities
Excellent public relations skills
Demonstrated leadership and delegation abilities
Problem solving and conflict resolution abilities
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Language Ability
Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of company
Ability to communicate using written reports and business correspondence
Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients or employees of organization

Math Ability
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
Ability to deal with problems involving complex situations, including first aid and crisis intervention

Computer Skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook

Attention to Detail
Ability to pay close attention to detail for accuracy and thoroughness in completing work

Organizing, Planning and Prioritizing Work
Ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish work
Ability to work independently

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Occasionally lift and/or move over 50 pounds
Regularly required to use hands, talk or hear
Frequently required to stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms
Required to stay at Camp during summer and all designated family weekends

To apply, send resume and cover letter to