Employment Opportunities

Recruiting Talented Candidates for Summer 2018!

Join Camp Pegasus and become part of a dynamic team working with children struggling with social cognitive deficits. This is an incredible opportunity to gain valuable experience as well as a chance to enhance your resume. We are a trusted leader in the field of child therapy and social skills training in the Philadelphia area!

 
 

Becoming a Camp Pegasus team member, both paid and volunteer, requires a full commitment from orientation to the last day of camp. You must be available to work all the mandatory dates listed below:

Attendance is required every day of camp at Rosemont College:

June 25-August 17, 2018: 8:15am-3:45pm

Pre-Camp Training at Rosemont College: 

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, June 20, 21 & 22: 9:00am-5:00pm

Camper Orientation at Rosemont College: 

Sunday, June 24: 1:00pm-5:00pm

Last Day Cleanup & Celebration:

Friday, August 17: 3:00pm-5:30pm

If you have any questions please email __________, our Camp Director.


Available Positions

Administrative Director (1 position available))

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced Camp Administrative Director (AD) to facilitate and grow our small yet complex special needs program. The candidate must have strong organizational/information management and communication skills, a collaborative, team-building approach to staff leadership, and knowledge of the camping industry. The position is full time and year-round.

Essential Functions of the Job

Under the general supervision of the Owner-Executive Director, this individual is responsible for all administrative, daily operations, financial functions, personnel, clerical, clinical, program and business functions, and policies and procedures. The AD directs and coordinates the work of the staff and serves as a spokesperson for Camp Pegasus. He or she shall plan, develop and implement new projects and program expansions, and is responsible for leading marketing and new business development initiatives.

If you are an experienced administrative director and self-starter then we want to hear from you. Candidates must be collaborative, confident, compassionate, detail-oriented, and have an outgoing personality. We value people who are passionate about making extraordinary differences in the lives of children and families. Our organization has a true commitment for respecting the uniqueness and abilities of our campers, parents, and staff. We provide our campers social connection, success, and fun TODAY - while simultaneously developing campers’ social-emotional coping skills for LIFELONG SUCCESS.

JOB SUMMARY, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

‪Responsible for the supervision of the day-to-day operations of the program including, but not limited to, the following: Financial management, Employment process, Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement, Payroll Expense, Admissions and Assessments, Business Plan Development, Human Resource Policy Enforcement and ongoing Staff Development. In collaboration with the Executive Director, develop appropriate program goals, and maintain records of program activities and outcomes for ongoing assessment and improvement. Work directly with Owner-Executive Director to develop and manage an operational plan that incorporates the goals and objectives of the organization. This includes identification, prioritization and implementation of strategic projects that improve measureable financial, and service outcomes for the camp. Accountable for effectively managing all activities involved in the delivery of day camp program and off-season community activities ‪Establish, maintain and expand relationships within the Philadelphia Autism/ADHD community ‪Responsible for organizing and supervising the administrative functions including budgeting, accounting, data collection, record maintenance and employee practices. ‪Ensures compliance with Federal and State regulations as well as other accrediting bodies. ‪Represents the camp as second-official spokesperson of the program in the community, and manage all public relations activities when necessary

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS

To apply, please email a cover letter & resume to camp executive director, Mike Fogel, at ChildFamArt@verizon.net

 

  • Abides by and enforces all terms of the Camp Pegasus Employee Manual
  • Produces written work for parents, staff, peers and supervisors that is of above-standard quality in composition, content, and timeliness
  • Executes all aspects of a relationship-based marketing approach, including continuous engagement with current campers and families, prospective campers and families, Camp Pegasus reunion events, and appearances at camp and Autism resource fairs
  • Earns and maintains consistent customer satisfaction, maximizing enrollment potential
  • ‪Assures the handling and resolution of any complaints from clients, families and the community.
  • Provides support and assistance to the Executive Director in the areas of on-boarding of new employees, job description development, job postings and staff data changes/updates as needed
  • Responsible for staff recruitment, assists the Owner-Executive Director with reviewing and conducting interviews for team vacancies, hiring, training, and supervision.
  • Provides ongoing leadership, coaching, guidance, training and staff development to all levels of department staff; creating and communicating staff performance evaluations
  • Ensures all client and staff files are complete and accurate
  • Provides administrative oversight for the program, general checks and balances of program operations and problem resolution/intervention if needed
  • Creates and fosters a positive workplace culture of support, encouragement and growth by creating shared vision and clearly communicating that vision, by having open and transparent communication, by recognizing the accomplishments of those he/she leads, and by being aware of the training and development needs and aspirations of those he/she leads
  • Researches, identifies and applies for grant opportunities for campership opportunities and/or program enhancements
  • Manages and responds timely to requests in multiple areas including but not limited to Medical records/issues, Camper admissions & placement, Human Resources (HR), vendors
  • Plans & delegates projects/tasks, reviews accountability and completion of projects by staff
  • Provides operational assistance across various departments, as needed
  • Works with Financial Manager to verify accounts payable and receivable as needed
  • Plans, facilitates, leads and actively participates in program/administrative meetings, staff meetings and meetings with all other departments across the organization as needed
  • Organizes and facilitates operational meetings to review new policies and procedures as needed
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Bachelor's degree in Special Education, Psychology, Public Health, Rehabilitation, Social Work, or other human service field; Master's degree preferred
  • Five (5) years of summer camp or relevant program operations and management experience with 2 years supervisory experience included
  • One (1) year of experience working with people with disabilities, preferred
  • Leadership experience within small-to-medium-sized organization in process improvement or operational improvements, business-growth preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and experience creating systems to organize and manage a great deal of information
  • Experience with event-planning
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills along with strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient skills in the use of personal computers, camp information management software (Bunk 1 preferred) and Microsoft Office Suite, including at least an intermediate skill level of Word and Excel
  • Ability to anticipate future needs or problem areas and implement effective action
  • Creativity in developing solutions to program problems
  • Ability to adapt to changes in workload, especially during crisis situations
  • Demonstrated ability to perform duties in an independent manner with little or no need for direct supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Must have current, valid driver's license in state of residence, three (3) years driving experience, and acceptable driving record

Head Bunk Counselor (16 positions)

  • Completed at least one year of graduate school with a major in mental health, occupational therapy, speech therapy, or similar field
  •  Experience in a mental health, social skills or special education setting
  • Experience in childcare, teaching, camp counseling or leadership of children a plus

Assistant Bunk Counselor (8 positions)

  • Completed at least one year of undergraduate schooling with a planned major in mental health, occupational therapy, speech therapy, education or similar field
  • Experience in childcare, teaching, camp counseling or leadership of children a plus

Art Therapist (1 position) 

  • Graduated master's program in art therapy
  • Possess ATR-BC credentials
  • Clinical experience treating children with neurodevelopmental differences
  • Experience in group art therapy

Music Therapist (1 position) 

  • Graduated master's program in music therapy
  • Possess MT-BC credentials
  • Clinical experience treating children with neurodevelopmental differences
  • Experience in group music therapy

GAGA activity Specialist (Filled)

  • Completed at least two years of undergraduate education with a major in mental health, occupational therapy, speech, special education or similar field
  • Experience in specific activity a plus
  • Experience in childcare, teaching, camp counseling or leadership of children a plus
  • Familiar with rules of the game a plus

Nurse (Filled)

  • RN or LPN degree
  • Experience in school or camp setting
  • Strong assessment abilities
  • Able to work with children with special needs
  • Can work independently

Sports Activity Specialist (Filled)

  • Completed at least two years of undergraduate education with a major in mental health, occupational therapy, speech, special education, adaptive P.E or similar field
  • Experience in adaptive sports
  • Experience in childcare, teaching, camp counseling or leadership of children a plus
  • Familiar children with social-cognitive challenges (HFA, ADHD, etc)
  • Responsible for leading adaptive sports activities, must LOVE being outdoors!

All staff are required to obtain all federal and state clearances.

Camp Pegasus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All policies and practices will be administered without regard to race, color, creed, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.