Archery Specialist - Wildwood
Wildwood is a place for all. All staff are expected to embrace the individuals that make our camp special.
Unit counselors live and work directly with campers and strive to provide a safe and positive environment in which campers grow both personally and socially and explore the natural environment. Counselors also teach a variety of nature activities, arts and crafts, games and songs.
In addition to the responsibilities of unit counselor the Archery specialist will be in charge of the Archery program at Wildwood.
- Train and supervise archery staff
- Train all archery staff in their skills and responsibilities
- Verify skills of archery staff prior to allowing them to lead archery programs
- Ensure staff perform their duties appropriately at all times
- Give constructive feedback to archery staff, including periodic written evaluations
- Ensure safety of all persons in the archery area
- Orient all campers, staff and families to archery rules
- Assess the archery range and buffer zones daily for potential hazards
- Repair and/or report any potential hazards or safety concerns
- Enforce all archery range rules and policies
- Deliver and supervise high-quality archery programs
- Teach archery programs as scheduled
- Develop creative programs to enhance the archery experience for participants
- Notify Program Coordinator of any equipment issues or needs in a timely manner
- Maintain an organized facility and keep accurate written records
- Maintain all facilities and equipment in safe, working order
- Ensure the archery range is kept clean and organized
- Accurately complete written checklists, logs and report forms as directed
In addition to meeting the requirements for Unit Counselors, applicants must have strong archery skills and leadership ability. Archery certification from a nationally recognized provider or documented experience teaching archery to youth required.
The physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by the archery Specialist to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to talk, hear, sit, stand, and walk. Often the archery Specialist is required to bend/stoop, crawl/kneel, carry, reach, push/pull, walk and run over uneven terrain, and lift up to 40 lbs. An archery Specialist is required to apply limited manual dexterity in combination with eye-hand coordination to manipulate outdoor equipment and perform camp activities. Work will be done in all weather conditions including heat, humidity, sun and rain.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Routinely, work is performed within a typical outdoor setting with exposure to weather/temperature extremes and extended periods of traversing uneven terrain.
Compensation and Benefits
Salary paid biweekly, comprehensive training, housing and meals for the duration of employment, and other benefits. In addition to the monetary benefits, working at camp provides staff the opportunity to improve communication skills, teambuilding skills and critical thinking. Summer camp is a fast-paced environment where all staff use problem solving skills multiple times a day.
Compensation starting at $3,365 DOE for the season.
Staff training begins the first week of June and camp is over on Monday August 30th 2021. End date may be flexible upon request, however start date is not flexible for quarantine purposes.
How to Apply
Email Cover Letter, resume and completed Mass Audubon Application to