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We have several residential camp positions still available; let's talk! Here's the scoop on our summer camp jobs;

Season Duration

The required commitment is May 26th - August 5th, 2022, on Topsail Island, NC. This includes the mandatory staff training week. 

Experience

Candidates should have knowledge and experience in doing the same or similar job that they are applying for. For example, we are not able to teach you to surf, however, we will train surfers how to teach our surf lessons.

We can help you get internship credit

Nearly any job can be tailored to fit your internship needs. Let us know and we'll work with you.

Campers

Campers first arrive on June 5th! WB Surf Camp sessions are 6 days/5 nights. Campers are able to sign up for multiple weeks and can stay between consecutive sessions for an additional fee.

  • Residential Kitchen Head Chef / Kitchen Manager

    Surf Camp
    SurfCamp
    $700.00 / week

    Feeding the body and soul of camp, our kitchen staff prepare hearty, nutritious meals to fuel campers for their ocean activities.

    Overview

    The Food Service Manager for Surf Camp, Inc. must be a multi-talented individual with a strong desire to direct the overall food service operation, including purchasing, preparation, customer service, sanitation, personnel management, and record keeping.  Applicant must provide nutritious, well-prepared meals and snacks for all campers, staff and guests while limiting food waste.  Applicant should have a passion for conservation and enjoy working with teens.


    Skills & Qualifications

    Principal Responsibilities

    During the summer months, we operate overnight marine biology and surf camps for teenagers, varying in length from 6 days up to 2 weeks. Additional staff members will assist you in the preparation and serving of all camp meals and snacks.

    Individual must maintain a strong skill set in the following areas: leadership, kitchen sanitation, meal planning, food preparation, punctuality, inventory management, as well as have a solid attention to detail. These skills are crucial in order for you to provide the best possible experience for each camper. Programs do require work on weekends and holidays, though there is some time off between camps to recharge and enjoy our amazing beachfront facility.

    Surf Camp, Inc. staff responsibilities are listed below but may not be limited to this list.

    • Manage the day-to-day operations of the camp’s food service
      • Oversee planning and preparation of nutritional meals, snacks and pack-out foods
      • Ensure preparation and serving of meals in a safe, efficient and timely manner
      • Prepare and cook food as the menu indicates: utilizing boiling, broiling, steaming or roasting of meat, poultry, vegetables, salads, soups and gravies
      • Prepare food: including, washing, peeling and chopping
      • Bake breads, muffins, and dessert items
      • Ability to maintain proper food temperatures and assess condition of food
      • Set up food, supplies and utensils for dining hall distribution
    • Inventory management and ordering of food, equipment and supplies
      • Effectively manage inventory of food supply and kitchen equipment
      • Inspect equipment regularly and report any needed repairs in a timely manner
      • Arrange for the routine maintenance, sanitation and upkeep of the camp kitchen, its equipment, and facilities
      • Order food and kitchen supplies consistent with menus and enrollment counts
    • Maintain high standards of cleanliness, sanitation, and safety
    • Wash all utensils, pots and pans, prep and dining hall dishes
    • Reduce waste, reuse items and recycle as much as possible
    • Adhere to all established health code regulations  
    • Supervise and manage all employees working in the kitchen
      • Monitor employee performance and training
      • Plan, coordinate, schedule and supervise the work of other kitchen staff
    • Work as a member of the camp staff team
      • Maintain effective communication with administrative camp staff
      • Assist in implementation of staff orientation and attend training sessions as required
      • Follow camp schedule and remain flexible to any changes that may arise
    • Get to know campers and make them feel welcome, included, and accepted
    • Follow proper Accident Protocol when necessary
    • Be knowledgeable about Surf Camp, Inc. as a company
    • Assist daily setup and breakdown responsibilities
    • Serve as a positive role model for youth

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    • At least 21 years of age
    • Experience in an institutional or large food service setting
    • Knowledge and experience in food service management: ordering, inventory, budgeting, food preparation, family-style and buffet serving, cleaning, and institutional kitchen equipment
    • Knowledge of and experience in preparation of special dietary foods
    • Ability to work within a budget and purchase supplies efficiently
    • Supervisory experience
    • Current certifications: ServSafe, CPR, and First Aid
    • Willing to work long hours while maintaining energy and stamina
    • Strong communication, decision making, logistical, and organizational skills
    • Enjoy working with campers and staff in residential camp setting
    • No conflicting summer commitments including travel, work, or other leave of absence
    • Able to pass a government background check
    • Cell phone

    Desired Skills

    • Associate’s or Bachelor’s in Culinary Arts
    • Bilingual – English and Spanish

     

    Physical Requirements


    ❖ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
    ❖ Constant standing with some walking, be able to work in a standing position for long periods
    of time (up to 8 hours).
    ❖ Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift/move up to 50 pounds.
    ❖ Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays and extended hours.
    ❖ The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
    ❖ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
    ❖ While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is usually indoors, in a
    controlled environment, and experiences a moderate noise level in the work environment.

  • Residential Assistant On-Site Director

    WB Surf Camp
    SurfCamp

    Do you love logistics as much as you love camp? Do you see yourself more as the stage director than the actor? Then join the on-site administrative team as the Assistant Site Director!

    Overview


    The Assistant On-Site Director for our residential summer programs must be a multi-talented
    individual with a strong ability to supervise all aspects of summer resident camp and provide an
    experience that encompasses ocean safety and marine science. Applicant must have a passion for
    ocean conservation, teaching, and inspiring staff and campers. Position will be based at our ocean-
    view facility on Topsail Island, approximately 45 minutes north of Wilmington. Will work closely with
    the On-Site Director and Operations Director, Residential Program Directors, and the entire WB Surf
    Camp & Sea Turtle Camp residential team. This position reports directly to the On-Site Director.

    The Assistant On-Site Director will be responsible for supervising the implementation of daily camp
    activities for all our residential camp programs and will perform a variety of administrative duties.
    This role requires a detail-oriented team player with the ability to see multiple concurrent tasks
    through to completion; including, providing logistics and support, coordinating arrival and departure
    of campers, planning and leading evening activities, serving as a substitute counselor, and van
    driving responsibilities. The Assistant On-Site Director must provide leadership, guidance, and
    feedback to all team members, as well as encourage, inspire, and teach both campers and staff. Last
    but not least, the Assistant On-Site Director must ensure all staff and campers stay safe while having
    an awesome and life enriching experience.

    Responsibilities and Duties


    During the summer months, we operate overnight surfing and marine science camps for youth ages
    9-18, varying in length from 6 days up to 2 weeks. Activities primarily take place on Topsail Island.
    This position is responsible for supporting approximately 30 staff working as unit leaders, marine
    educators, camp counselors, surf instructors, lifeguards, and kitchen staff in conjunction with the On-
    Site Director. The Assistant On-Site Director may be required to live in camper housing and supervise
    campers overnight on an as needed basis.
    Individual must maintain a strong skill set in the following areas: organization, punctuality, problem
    solving, taking initiative, as well as have a solid attention to detail. These skills are crucial in order
    for you to provide the best possible experience for each camper. This position will be required work
    on weekends and holidays, though there is some time off during the week to recharge.
    Staff responsibilities are listed below but may not be limited to this list:
    ❖ Support all on-site staff, including, unit leaders, counselors, instructors, and kitchen staff
    ❖ Help manage the implementation of day-to-day activities, meals, and transportation
    ❖ Assist On-Site Director with administrative tasks
    ❖ Help conduct regular drills of emergency procedures, including, fire drill and lost camper drill
    ❖ Assist in leading staff in-service trainings throughout the summer season
    ❖ Maintain, oversee, and operate the camp store
    ❖ Develop programs, schedules, and procedures for rainy day camp operation
    ❖ Maintain clean and organized camp facilities. Ensure daily and post-session cleaning is
        completed; including all camp facilities (daily) and vehicles at the end of each camp session.
    ❖ Assist with proper camp check-in and check-out on Topsail Island and/or proper pick-up and
        drop-off at the Wilmington International Airport
    ❖ Conduct check-ins with staff, as needed, to review pertinent camper issues, logistics, and
        schedule changes
    ❖ Make quick decisions throughout the day based on weather and wave conditions
    ❖ Practice open communication with the team and address any issues immediately.
    ❖ Be a liaison between the staff and the On-Site Director and Program Directors.
    ❖ Ensure ongoing supply and equipment inventory is conducted through the camp season
    ❖ Ensure all supplies are organized and repair or request replacements as needed
    ❖ Put camper needs before your own; get to know each camper and make them feel welcome
        and accepted.
    ❖ Serve as a positive role model for staff and campers and display maturity, responsibility,
        flexibility, and sound judgment.
    ❖ Oversee safety; ensure camp policies and procedures are consistently followed.
    ❖ Safely transport staff and campers in 15 passenger vans and pick-up camp supplies as
        needed
    ❖ Follow proper Emergency Procedures when necessary.
    ❖ Clearly understand company goals, high safety standards, and mission. Continuously work to
        professionally promote the organization’s mission and achieve its goals.
    ❖ Be knowledgeable of Surf Camp, Inc. as a company, as well as our diversity of programs.
    ❖ Foster a strong relationship between our company and the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue
        and Rehabilitation Center.
    ❖ Attend all scheduled meetings with leadership teams

  • Resident Surf Photographer

    Surf Camp
    SurfCamp
    $400.00 / week

    Capture, edit and post pictures daily to record the incredible experience that is WB Surf Camp. Satisfy curious parents and immortalize the accomplishments of our campers.

    Overview


    The staff photographer will be responsible for recording the exciting experiences of clients at WB Surf
    Camp in a non-intrusive and primarily photo journalistic manner. The photographer should feel
    comfortable photographing subjects in a variety of technically challenging lighting conditions within
    small moments of time in order to provide Surf Camp Inc. with the best product representing the
    services that are provided. Photos will be taken throughout the day and should fully represent the
    experience of clients while they enjoy themselves at camp.

    Equipment Requirements

    • Digital SLR Camera capable of shooting RAW & JPG Fine format
    • Short and fast wide angle lens for lifestyle photos and at least a 200mm telephoto lens for capturing action surfing shots from the beach
    • Computer capable of working with high-resolution digital images and software with the ability to process and categorize large amounts of photos: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom

    Responsibilities

    The photographer will use their technical proficiency and artistic eye to document the water escapades
    and on-land adventures of WB Surf Camp clients. This individual must be very detail oriented and have
    the ability to photograph persons equally within the assigned groups. The photographer is expected to
    have, at the minimum, 600 sellable photos by the completion of the overnight groups. All photos are to
    be resized to be posted in a gallery on Facebook and DropBox. The photographer should be experienced
    in Adobe Photo Editing Software/Lightroom and be able to efficiently edit, export, and organize.

  • Costa Rica Trip Leader

    Travel Surf Camps
    SurfCamp
    $550.00 / week

    Travel Camp Counselors must be multi-talented, service-oriented individuals with a strong desire to provide surf and ocean safety instruction to campers. Our program attracts teens from all over the world that have the desire to learn how to surf and experience the local culture unique to the countries they visit. Applicants must have a passion for marine stewardship, teaching, inspiring youth, and surfing. This position requires candidates to work as part of a team to inspire, instruct, and provide care to a group of travel campers. Surf instruction experience is not necessary. Candidates will go through our surf instructor training and certification program.

    Travel Camp Counselors will be responsible for daily surfing instruction, facilitation of a variety of evening activities, logistical support and daily van driving responsibilities. Logistics are a key element of our overnight travel camps and include equipment management and maintenance, evening program set-up and break-down, and other duties as assigned. This position will also assist with coordination of arrival and departure of campers. Last but not least, Travel Camp Counselors must ensure that all staff and campers stay safe while having an awesome and life-enriching experience. This position reports to the Unit Leader.

    Minimum Qualifications

    1. BA or BS in marine biology, environmental science, education, recreation, or related field (or equivalent experience)
    2. At least 21 years of age
    3. Must be in excellent physical condition, and able to lift 50lbs unassisted
    4. Ability to pass a 500 yard open-ocean swim test
    5. Current certifications: Lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid
    6. Must have 3 years surfing experience + possess a broad knowledge of surfing fundamentals
    7. Experience in marine science, environmental education, or summer camp counselor
    8. For international travel programs, a current passport will be required
    9. No conflicting summer commitments including travel, work, or other leave of absence
    10. Proven ability to effectively manage staff and organize campers
    11. Able to pass a government background check + clean driving record

    Desired Skills

    1. Master’s in marine biology, environmental science, education or related field
    2. Wilderness First Responder Certification
    3. Foreign language fluency (Spanish preferred)
    4. Previous trip leading experience and experience in a summer camp setting
    5. Familiarity with marine ecosystems and organisms
    6. Environmental education certification or teaching credential
    7. Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills
    8. Strong desire to change the world for the better through education and action
    9. Willing to work long hours while maintaining energy and stamina
    10. Strong communication, decision making, logistical, and organizational skills
    11. Team player with a positive attitude, even when things are not going smoothly
    12. Loyalty, honesty, and a commitment to excellence

    Staff responsibilities include, but may not be limited to the list below.

    1. Maintain the highest level of risk management, responsibility and sound judgment at all times
    2. Provide consistent support to staff team, by handling tasks and duties, delegating duties to staff, and focusing on campers’ safety and schedule
    3. Responsible for the implementation of program curriculum and consistent day-to-day activities
    4. Work closely with vendors/partners to provide a deeply enriching experience for our campers
    5. Attend all scheduled pre and post trip meetings with the leadership team
    6. Perform all pre-session tasks, including but not limited to: arriving at the camp location prior to the start date, reviewing camp binder, preparing for camper arrival, contacting clients and ensuring all supplies are prepared and accessible
    7. Coordinate camper check-in and check-out; picking up campers from the airport on the first day and on the last day, remaining at the airport until the last camper flight departs
    8. Organize and help prep facilities and clean vehicles at the end of each camp session
    9. Complete all post-session tasks; including but not limited to: completing binder checklist, clean-up, program and supervisor evaluation, and inventory of supplies
    10. Participate in daily team meetings to go over any camper issues, logistics and schedule
    11. Make quick decisions throughout the day based on weather and wave conditions
    12. Practice open communication with your team; communicate any issues immediately
    13. Ensure that budgets are met
    14. Organize, develop and implement program curriculum
    15. Prepare and lead hands-on, educational activities
    16. Supervise campers and actively participate in all activities
    17. Put camper needs before own; get to know each camper
    18. Provide proper behavior management of campers; handle camper discipline issues and emergency situations that may arise
    19. Serve as a positive role model, display maturity, responsibility, flexibility, and sound judgment
    20. Oversee participants safety, medication administration, and dietary preferences
    21. Safely transport students in 15 passenger vans
    22. Follow proper Emergency Procedures when necessary
    23. Clearly understand company goals, high safety standards, and mission; continuously work to professionally promote the organization’s mission and achieve its goals
    24. Be knowledgeable of Surf Camp, Inc. as a company, as well as our diversity of programs
  • Costa Rica Travel Trip Leader - Marine Biology / Cultural Immersion

    Sea Turtle Camp
    Sea Turtle Camp
    $500.00 / week + tips

    The Trip Leader for Sea Turtle Camp must be a multi-talented individual with a strong desire to provide camper supervision and marine science instruction. Our program attracts academically strong teen applicants that complete an application process to attend. This position requires the candidate to work as part of a team to inspire, instruct, and provide care to a group of 12 - 16 students. Applicant must have a passion for marine stewardship, teaching, and inspiring youth. Teamwork and dedication are important, and the applicant must provide feedback to all Sea Turtle Camp staff and vendors.

    The Trip Leader will be responsible for daily instruction, facilitation of a variety of evening programs, logistical support, and daily van driving responsibilities. Logistics are a key element of our overnight trips and include equipment management and maintenance, evening program set-up and break-down, and other duties as assigned. This position will also assist with coordination of arrival and departure of campers. Last but not least, the Trip Leader must ensure that all staff and campers stay safe while having an awesome and life-enriching experience. This position reports to the Operations Director and Program Director.

    Skills and Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications

    1. BA or BS in marine biology, environmental science/education related field (or working on)
    2. At least 23 years of age
    3. Must be able to speak and understand Spanish language
    4. Must be in excellent physical condition
    5. Current certifications: Lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid; or will earn prior to start date
    6. Experience in marine science, environmental education, summer camps, trip leading, and/or related field
    7. Must be able to attend mandatory staff training via Skype and online sessions
    8. Willing to work long hours while maintaining energy and stamina
    9. Strong communication, decision making, logistical, and organizational skills
    10. Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    11. NO conflicting commitments including travel, work, or other leave of absence
    12. Able to pass a government background check and clean driving record
    13. Ability to accept and give feedback

     

    Desired Skills & Traits

    1. Master’s in marine biology, environmental science, recreation, education, or related field
    2. Wilderness First Aid Certification
    3. Experience working with sea turtles
    1. Environmental education certification or teaching experience
    2. Ability to accept and give feedback
    3. High attention to detail and ability to maintain a neat and clean work environment
    1. Ability to accept and give constructive criticism
    2. Willing to perform tasks outside of job description
    3. Loves to have FUN!
    4. Extroverted, fun and highly motivated team players with a high degree of attention to detail
    5. Passion and pride in their work
    6. Socially confident, excellent communicator with professional guest service skills
    7. Resourceful approach with the ability to troubleshoot when necessary and perform gracefully under pressure
    8. Forward-thinker with an innovative approach to problem-solving
    9. Organized and able to plan and manage complex logistical challenges
    10. Passion for a healthy lifestyle and keen to learn about health and wellness 

     

    Responsibilities and Duties

    During the summer months, we operate two week, overnight marine biology travel trips in Hawaii & Costa Rica for 14–17-year-olds. Working in collaboration with one-two other Sea Turtle Camp staff members, you will provide 24-hour supervision for campers both in the field and at night in their lodging.

     

    Individual must maintain a strong skill set in the following areas: lesson prep and execution, organization, punctuality, problem solving, as well as have a solid attention to detail. These skills are crucial in order for you to provide the best possible experience for each camper. Programs do require work on weekends and holidays.

     

    Staff responsibilities are listed below but may not be limited to this list.

     

    1. Provide consistent support to co-leaders, by handling tasks and duties, aiding in delegating duties to staff, and focusing on campers’ safety and schedule
    2. Assist with daily camp setup and breakdown responsibilities with your team
    3. Organize, supervise, and participate in all camp activities
    4. Implement program curriculum and present educational activities
    5. Facilitate sunrise/sunset beach walks with groups
    6. Maintain professional, open communication with staff and volunteers at various vendors
    7. Make quick decisions throughout the day based on weather and ocean conditions
    8. Attend all scheduled staff meetings with the Program Director
    9. Participate in daily team meetings to go over any camper issues, logistics and schedule
    10. Perform all pre-session tasks, including but not limited to: reading camp binder, delegating responsibilities, and ensuring all supplies are prepared and accessible
    11. Perform all post-session tasks, including but not limited to: clean-up and inventory of supplies, reviews, and evaluation.
    12. Provide proper behavior management of campers. Handle camper discipline issues and emergency situations that may arise.
    13. Put camper needs before your own; get to know each camper, including their likes and dislikes, and make them feel welcome and accepted
    14. Serve as a positive role model and display maturity, responsibility, flexibility, and sound judgment
    15. Oversee participants safety, medication administration, and dietary preferences
    16. Safely transport students in 15 passenger vans (Hawaii Only)
    17. Conduct ongoing supply and equipment inventory
    18. Clean, organize, and help clean camp lodging and vehicles at the end of camp session
    19. Communicate with campers and their parents. Be available to answer questions
    20. Practice open communication with your team and address any issues immediately
    21. Provide positive feedback and constructive criticism to co-workers when necessary
    22. Follow proper Emergency Procedures when necessary
    23. Clearly understand company goals, our high safety standards, and mission and continuously work to promote the organization and achieve its goals
    24. Be knowledgeable of Surf Camp, Inc. as a company, as well as our diversity of programs
    25. Maintain Sea Turtle Camp credit card and budget

    Compensation

    We offer a trip stipend ranging from $400-$500 per week, commensurate with experience. In addition, the compensation package will include airfare, accommodations, and meals during the travel trip. Training on our specific expectations, policies, and procedures will be provided.     

     

    Contract Duration

    Programs run, depending on the session, from late June – early August. Candidates would need to attend mandatory Sea Turtle Camp training; typically via phone or Skype, but in person if possible.

     

    About Sea Turtle Camp:

    Sea Turtle Camp was founded to offer youth the opportunity to learn about marine biology through immersive, hands-on, feet-wet experiential education. Our mission is to cultivate a love and respect for the ocean by building confidence and developing character, while inspiring coastal conservation through safety, fun, and learning!

     

    Contact

    To learn more about positions with Sea Turtle Camp, please contact our Program Director at coordinator@seaturtlecamp.com.

  • Teen Overnight Surf Counselor/Instructor

    WB Surf Camp
    SurfCamp

    Surf Camp Counselors for our overnight programs must be multi-talented, service oriented individuals with a strong desire to provide a life changing ocean experience that encompasses wave riding instruction, ocean safety and marine science. Applicants must have a passion for coastal conservation, teaching, and inspiring youth. This position requires the candidate to work as part of a team to inspire, instruct, and provide care to our campers. No surf instruction experience is required for this position as all selected candidates will go through our comprehensive, in-house training, but you must be a proficient surfer. Candidates will work closely with our leadership team.

     

    Surf Camp Counselors will be responsible for daily surfing or boogie boarding instruction, facilitation of a variety of evening activities, logistical support and daily van driving responsibilities. Logistics are a key element of our overnight camps and include equipment management and maintenance, evening program set-up and break-down, and other duties as assigned. This position will also assist with coordination of arrival and departure of campers. Last but not least, Surf Camp Counselors must ensure that all staff and campers stay safe while having an awesome and life-enriching experience. This position reports to the program’s Unit Leader.

    Skills & Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

    1. High school graduate
    2. At least 19 years of age
    3. Must be in excellent physical condition + able to lift 50 lbs unassisted
    4. Current certifications (upon beginning of staff training): Lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid
    5. Experience in marine science, education, summer camp or related field
    6. Must have at least 3 years surfing experience
    7. Must be able to attend mandatory staff training
    8. Willing to work long hours while maintaining energy and stamina
    9. Strong communication, decision making, logistical, and organizational skills
    10. No conflicting summer commitments including travel, work, or other leave of absence
    11. Able to pass a government background check
    12. Clean driving record
    13. Reliable and punctual team player

     

    Desired Skills & Traits

    1. Pursuing or earned a BA or BS in marine biology, environmental science, education, recreation, or related field
    2. Familiarity with southeastern marine ecosystems and organisms
    3. Previous experience working in a summer camp setting
    4. Environmental education certification or teaching credential
    5. Ability to accept and give constructive criticism
    6. Energetic, morning person with a positive attitude

    Principal Responsibilities

    During the summer months, we operate overnight surfing and marine biology camps for youth. Working in collaboration with other staff members, you will provide 24-hour supervision for campers both in the bunk rooms and in the field. Activities primarily take place on Topsail Island, NC.

     

    Individual must maintain a strong skill set in the following areas: lesson development, organization, punctuality, problem solving, as well as have a solid attention to detail. These skills are crucial in order for you to provide the best possible experience for each camper. Programs do require work on weekends and holidays, though there is some time off between camps to recharge.

     

    Staff responsibilities are listed below but may not be limited to this list:

    1. Implement daily program activity schedule
    2. Assist daily camp setup and breakdown responsibilities with your team
    3. Conduct ongoing supply and equipment inventory
    4. Organize, supervise and participate in all camp activities, including providing proper behavior management of campers.
    5. Develop and implement program curriculum
    6. Present, lead, and supervise hands-on, educational activities on topics such as: wave dynamics, ocean safety and surf etiquette, rip currents, barrier island ecology, and salt marsh functionality
    7. Attend all scheduled staff meetings with the leadership team
    8. Participate in daily team meetings to go over any camper issues, logistics and schedule
    9. Complete all pre and post session tasks, including but not limited to reviewing camp binder, preparing supplies and inventory
    10. Put camper needs before own; get to know each camper, make them feel welcome and accepted
    11. Serve as positive role model, display maturity, responsibility, flexibility, and sound judgment
    12. Oversee participants’ safety, medication administration, and dietary preferences
    13. Safely transport students in 15 passenger vans
    14. Clean, organize, and help prep camp facilities and vehicles at the end of each camp session
    15. Communicate in professional manner with campers/parents; be available to answer questions
    16. Practice open communication with team and address any issues immediately
    17. Follow proper Emergency Procedures when necessary
    18. Clearly understand company goals, our high safety standards, and mission 
    19. Continuously work to promote the organization’s mission and achieve its goals
    20. Be knowledgeable of Surf Camp, Inc. as a company, as well as our diversity of programs

    Compensation

         We offer a summer stipend, commensurate with experience, and the inclusion of pro-deal opportunities. In addition, the compensation package will include ocean-view accommodations and meals during the summer program, valued at an additional $2,000. On-site training on our specific expectations, policies, and procedures will be provided.  

     

    Position Duration

    Programs run from early June – early August on Topsail Island, NC. Candidates would need to attend mandatory staff training beginning May 27th, 2022. 

       

    About Surf Camp, Inc.

    Surf Camp, Inc. is a leader in the growing world of learn-to-surf and marine science adventure camps. Its brand symbolizes a long-standing commitment to technical instruction expertise and ocean safety awareness which is evident in their three main core values: “Safety, Learning, and Fun!” They develop and conduct a diversified mix of summer camps for kids and teens, as well as adult travel adventure programs.

     

    “Our mission is to cultivate a love and respect for the ocean by building confidence, developing character and inspiring stoke through safety, fun and learning”.

  • Residential On-Site Summer Support Staff

    WB Surf Camp
    SurfCamp

    Support Staff are the behind the scenes magic-makers of camp - creativity required! Assist any and all units and instructors as needed by substitute teaching, driving, setting up activities, repairing gear, and a million other things.

    Overview


    Residential Support Staff Counselors for Surf Camp Inc’s residential programs (WB Surf Camp, Sea
    Turtle Camp, and Carolina Ocean Odyssey) must be multi-talented, service-oriented individuals with a
    strong desire to support our surf and marine science-based teams, support campers (ages 9-18), and
    assist wherever needed. Our programs attract participants from all over the world that have the desire
    to learn how to surf, explore marine science, scuba dive, and engage in ocean adventure activities.
    Applicants must have a passion for marine stewardship, teaching, and inspiring youth. This position
    requires candidates to work as part of a team to instruct and provide a safe learning environment to
    every group of participants.


    Residential Support Staff Counselors will be responsible for completing a daily task list, assisting the
    Site Director whenever needed, logistical support with residential teams, program equipment
    management, the camp store, and any other duties assigned. Most importantly, Residential Support
    Staff Counselors must ensure that all staff and participants stay safe while having an awesome and
    life-enriching experience. No surf instruction experience is required for this position. Residential
    support staff counselors must be lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid certified. This position reports to the
    Residential Site Director.

    Responsibilities and Duties:


    Working in collaboration with other staff members, you will assist the Site Director and residential field
    teams however possible; provide supervision and instruction for participants in the field as needed, fill in for field team staff as needed, and complete daily task lists. This position will head the camp store
    and everything that entails, including managing inventory, sales, and our POS system.
    This individual must maintain a strong skill set in the following areas: Professionalism, organization,
    punctuality, problem solving, as well as have a solid attention to detail. These skills are crucial in order
    for you to provide the best possible experience for each participant. Programs require work on some
    weekends and holidays.


    Staff responsibilities are listed below but may not be limited to this list:
    ❖ Appear every day on time in provided uniform
    ❖ Lead camp activities
    ❖ Have an understanding of the basics for all residential programs
    ❖ Assist wherever needed, possibly including kitchen and maintenance
    ❖ Conduct ongoing supply and equipment inventory
    ❖ Fill in as a counselor for any program as needed
    ❖ Reside in and supervise a room of campers, if needed
    ❖ Attend all scheduled staff meetings with the leadership team
    ❖ Participate in daily meetings with the Site Director to go over any participant issues, logistics and schedule
    ❖ Complete all pre and post session tasks, including but not limited to reviewing camp binder preparing supplies  and inventory
    ❖ Put participant needs before own; get to know each participant, make them feel welcome and
    accepted
    ❖ Serve as positive role model, display maturity, responsibility, flexibility, and sound judgment
    ❖ Oversee participants’ safety
    ❖ Clean, organize, and help prep camp facilities and vehicles at the end of each camp session
    ❖ Communicate in a professional manner with participants/parents; be available to answer
    questions
    ❖ Practice open communication with team and address any issues immediately
    ❖ Follow proper Emergency Procedures when necessary
    ❖ Clearly understand company goals, our high safety standards, and mission
    ❖ Continuously work to promote the organization’s mission and achieve its goals
    ❖ Be knowledgeable of Surf Camp, Inc. as a company, as well as our diversity of programs

How to Apply

All applicants must apply through our website. You can expect the interview process to take 1-3 weeks and to include a minimum of two interviews with members of our administrative team.

Find all jobs, printable job descriptions, and the application link HERE. (https://www.wbsurfcamp.com/employment/)


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