Job: Assistant Camp Manager – Community Cycling Center

Job Title
Assistant Camp Manager

Community Cycling Center

Job Description
Community Cycling Center seeking Assistant Camp Manager

Title: Assistant Camp Manager
Organization: Community Cycling Center
Location: Portland, OR
Applications Due: Apply by March 11, 2015 (See details below)

About the Community Cycling Center
The Community Cycling Center is a 501(c) 3 organization. Our mission is to broaden access to bicycling and its benefits. Our vision is to build a vibrant community where people of all backgrounds use bicycles to stay healthy and connected. We believe that a bicycle is a tool for empowerment and a vehicle for change. The Community Cycling Center is energetic and collaborative, and values a diverse and inclusive workplace environment.

Essential Job Function
Bike Camp is a summer educational program that allows young people to experience the independence and empowerment that comes from an adventure on two wheels. The Assistant Camp Manager is critical to the success of camp – the job is challenging and rewarding with the goal of maximizing camp registrations, developing the program, and providing solid support. It is a seasonal position, with full time work from spring through summer and part time work in the fall. This person will fill a variety of needs including managing online registration, supporting families in their registration needs, setting up partnerships for summer field trips, and supervising staff in the summer. The ideal candidate would have experience in Bike Camp or comparable camp/youth development program, be a quick learner for online programs, possess excellent customer service skills, be detail-oriented, follow through, and have supervisory experience.


Registration lead for Bike Camp
-Online registration system tech support for both staff and registrants
-Customer Service for registering individuals and agencies; heavy phone utilization at times
-Organize registration information- including running weekly reports and creating rosters for camps
-Management of waitlists to maximize participation in programs
-Collaboration with communications team to utilize social media for recruitment
-Update website with changes to camp

Pre-Camp Bike Camp Support
-Plan and organize materials for camp, including incentives, T-shirts, training binders, and educational tools
-Set up schedule of partner visits and field trips – maintain relationships with partners
-Assist with staff training and staff communication
-Develop and maintain strong working relationships -with bike shop
-Assist with creation and management of staff schedule
-Assist with hiring for instructors
-Assist with development of list of substitutes
-Assist with program and curriculum development

Camp support
-Supervise and support Bike Camp instructors as needed
-Drive support vehicle for pick-ups
-Advise and support staff with troubleshooting group management, logistical, and inter-staff challenges
-Communicate with Bike Camp families to diffuse potential conflicts
-Assist with check-in and check-out – troubleshoot for families
-Effectively manage camper behavior – back stop instructors (discipline)
-Fill in as Camp Manager as needed
-Substitute as an instructor as needed
-Support off-site camps
-Complete other administrative duties as needed
-We believe that fundraising is everyone’s job. There is an expectation that all employees will support fundraising activities.

General Qualifications:

-Independent and creative problem solver
-Knowledge and experience with Bike Camp or comparable youth development or camp program
-Excellent customer service skills
-Excellent communication skills – with both internal and external customers
-Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs, basic HTML, and online software
-Ability to work a flexible schedule (position will mostly work during normal business hours but may occasionally include work in the evening or on weekends)
-Criminal background check required
-First Aid and CPR
-Driver’s License required
-Spanish proficiency strongly desired
-Ability to substitute as an instructor

Reports to:
Camp Manager

Pay Rate, Benefits, and Schedule:

Pay: $13.20 per hour

Term: Seasonal

Basic schedule:
30 – 40 hrs/wk March – May
40 hrs/wk June – August
15 – 20 hrs/wk September – October

Sick time (begins accruing from 1st day; eligible to use following 90 days)
Discount on new parts at our bike shop

How to Apply:
Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to:
Hiring Committee
RE: Assistant Camp Manager
No calls, please.

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

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