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Director of Development


Classification: Full-Time, Year Round

Reports to: President, CEO

Compensation Range: $75,000-$87,006 annual salary

About the Role:

Camp Fire Columbia is looking for a Director of Development who is motivated by our mission and has a proven track record of fundraising success. It is an exciting time for someone who is energized by growth and program development. 2024 will mark Camp Namanu’s centennial celebration and is a once in a lifetime opportunity to highlight and champion this magical place and participate in its Capital Campaign. We hope over the next 3-years to grow development revenue from ~500K to 1.5 million and deepen our use of community centric fundraising as our primary orientation to development. You would have primary responsibility for developing strategies to raise revenue from individuals, businesses, government and foundations.

This position serves on the Camp Fire Columbia management team, is involved with direct solicitation, as well as motivates and manages staff of three (2.2 FTE) to reach fundraising goals. The ideal candidate thrives in a dynamic, community centric environment and contributes to a collaborative, productive and fun work environment. Knowledge and practice with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge is preferred.

What You’ll Do

Equitable Community-Centric Fundraising (60%)

  • Sustain an inclusive and equitable learning and working environment by having respectful and considerate behavior and thoughtful and constructive speech to students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees – regardless of race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities
  • Secure financial and in-kind support to meet budget goals, providing regular progress reports to CEO, Board, and other Directors
  • Lead individual donor fundraising: Initiate contact with donors, align giving priorities, and successfully solicit gifts in the 1K-25K range and steward donor relationships by ensuring fulfillment of benefits and consistent, creative & valued appreciation activities
  • Conduct outreach and devise campaigns to build a diversified base of financial support
  • Oversee strategy and execution of special events – including the established Spark and the under development Sparkfinder event

Planning & Leadership (20%)

  • Develop and execute a diversified Camp Fire Columbia annual fundraising plan and concurrent fundraising strategies, including individual donors, governmental and nongovernmental grants, corporate partners, special events and campaigns
  • Collaboratively build organizational budget
  • Participate on management team
  • Maintain and analyze fundraising data through Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge; oversee data entry, gift processing, and report generation

Supervision & Staff Support (20%)

Manage development staff (currently 2.2 FTE): Development Manager, Grants Manager, & Assistant Director of Camp Namanu Programs. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

Qualifications: 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated understanding of equity and inclusion; skills in promoting inclusion and cultural responsiveness
  • Minimum 4 years progressive experience managing a successful development program
  • Solid record of achieving revenue goals and building a pipeline of financially beneficial relationships?
  • Enthusiasm for direct solicitation and skill in the coordination of strategic solicitation
  • Ability to work independently and manage a team, prioritize workload, and meet established deadlines in fast-paced situations
  • Self-starter exhibiting sound, independent judgement and creative problem-solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator with the ability to represent the organization in diverse public settings and facilitate productive internal and external communications
  • Knowledge of youth-related programs in NW Oregon/SW Washington preferred

Education and/or Experience: Minimum 4 years’ experience in progressively complex development positions and demonstrable track record meeting fundraising goals while centering principals of equity and focus on community engagement. There are no minimum education requirements for this position.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: A valid insurable Driver’s License is preferred.

To learn more and apply visit HERE.

Admin & Finance Assistant

Description

Classification: Full-time, Regular

Reports to: Director of Finance and Administration

Pay Range: Level 2, $18.40 – $23.92 per hour

About the Role:

This position is will provide administrative support to Finance, and general administrative functions. This position will be responsible for applying principles of accounting to enter financial data, analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by performing the following duties.

What you’ll be doing:

  1. Routine accounting tasks (credit card recons, invoices)
  2. Administrative and data entry support (General admin, HR and Development)
  3. Office duties as assigned

Finance:

  • Tracks invoices as they come in, verifies approval & coding, enters into financial system
  • Communicates with vendors and staff about missing invoices, past due amounts, etc.
  • Reviews and approves monthly staff credit card reconciliations
  • Produces financial reports, as needed
  • Maintains vendor, independent contractor, and accounts payable records
  • Assists Development department with gift entry, as needed
  • Other finance duties as assigned

Admin/Other:

  • Assists with collection and distribution of mail, as needed
  • Assists office manager, as needed
  • Assists with office coverage and backup, as needed
  • Assists with HR administrative tasks as requested, such as filing or onboarding
  • Assists on site with summer Camp Namanu onboarding and other duties as needed
  • Ensures policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Acts as a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire… we are in it for the kids!
  • Supports the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Attends Camp Fire meetings and events, as required.
  • Maintains punctual, regular and predictable attendance.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Displays excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Respectfully takes direction from supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  • Self-starter, proactive.
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization.
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness.
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times.

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. 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.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Business or Accounting, or one to three years related experience and/or training in non-profit or governmental accounting; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Education and/or experience in Human Resources or Administration preferred.

To learn more and apply visit HERE.

Before & After School Registrar - Bilingual Spanish

Classification: Full Time, Year Round

Reports to: Before & After School Department Director

Compensation Range: Starting at $20.00/hr

Position Overview:

This position is a key member of the registration team and is the main contact for Camp Fire’s Before & After School, fee-based program for Spanish speaking families. The Before & After School department (BAS) handles all Before & After School, Full Day, and Summer Day Camp programming for over 1000 children. This position is responsible for providing a high level of customer service and attention to detail to ensure all families are supported and informed through all BAS registration and enrollment processes with a specific focus on serving Spanish speaking families.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. This role will come in contact with students, campers, families, visitors, vendors, and employees. Each of these persons will have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environment by having respectful and considerate behavior and thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
  2. Acts as the primary point of contact for Camp Fire’s BAS program enrollment for all Spanish speaking families, providing exceptional customer service.
  3. Generates billing statements, tax documents, and regular reports and provides accurate information to the BAS Management Team.
  4. Responsible for content, accuracy, and updates of department registration documents, and family resources such as handbooks, fees and payment policies, financial aid applications, calendars, informational materials, and participant records.
  5. Uses registration software to build thorough BAS programs based on season, new locations, and program offerings.
  6. Communicates directly with registration software provider to maintain the function of the software.
  7. Position may, but is not required to, support translation of appropriate BAS documents including recruitment, registration, scholarship, and program policies and procedures.

Job Duties:

Customer Service

  • Coordinates enrollment for all BAS programs with the BAS Management Team. Enrollment involves both online and manual data entry while taking information over the phone and via email.
  • Uses Camp Fire Columbia’s Equity Filter to review financial aid applications and coordinates with the review committee and Department Director on decision making and communicating next steps. Applies financial aid in ProCare when awarded and tracks total aid dollars throughout the fiscal year.
  • Understands and communicates each program’s payment policies to all enrolled families and partners with the Department Director for any circumstances related to the interpretation of or amendment to an existing policy as well as the need for new policies or procedures.
  • Completes approved billing and collection procedures.
  • In-depth knowledge of all BAS programs, including but not limited to dates, locations, contacts, general daily schedule, and current statistics.
  • Manages detailed schedule of when each task needs to be completed to ensure programs open and close smoothly.
  • Answers phone calls and email messages from current and prospective families.

Database Management

  • Completes complex steps for each new registration, enrollment, schedule change, and withdrawal to ensure nothing is missed.
  • Data entry, tracking, and analyses of BAS child records, including the typing of information and the organizing of online registration data from spreadsheets into Camp Fire’s database, as needed.
  • Creates and analyzes weekly, monthly, and trend child data reports or financial reports required or requested for program management, program assessment, grant applications, and other needs.
  • Regularly calculates, communicates, and manages rate options, credits, prorations, and refunds ensuring that the family does not pay any more than they have to.
  • Responsible for processing BAS fees, collections, and third-party payments; as well as managing payment receipts for BAS programs; while making notes and adjustments per family request.
  • Uses registration management tools to create billing and tax statements regularly throughout the year.
  • Responsible for BAS database maintenance, management, and staff support.

Administration

  • Works with the Department Director to address inequities built into fee-for-service processes to help make BAS programming more accessible for underserved communities and families.
  • Implements and regularly reviews program enrollment processes for efficiencies and needed changes.
  • Maintains weekly attendance, registration, and individual children’s records.
  • Reviews Camp Fire Columbia’s website to assure BAS program details, links, and family resources are accessible, current, and accurate.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and navigate ProCare’s Family Portal and new registration pages when error messages occur and families need assistance with their accounts.
  • Archives and stores historical registration data in compliance with organization, State, and Federal guidelines.
  • Provides administrative support as requested by Department Director.

Collaboration

  • Works with BAS Management Team to discuss, research, and build equitable policies and procedures associated with registering for fee-for-service programming.
  • Participates and contributes in the review of fee billing and collection procedures as well as financial assistance criteria and procedures with BAS Management Team.
  • Adapts to changes in third party financial assistance options.
  • Coordinates with BAS Management Team to create a detailed annual registration timeline and set deadlines for required program forms, materials, and website content.
  • Works with the BAS Management Team to build, promote, and manage complex lottery systems, waiting list processes, and messaging.
  • Shares updated enrollment information with Site Supervisors and site teams on a weekly basis while supporting site teams with family information and policy details.
  • Coordinates with Finance Department to assure accurate reporting and record keeping. Recommends process improvements, as recognized.
  • Partners with Communications Manager to make website updates and send department messages to families when opening and closing enrollment for each BAS program.

Other

  • Ensures policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Acts as a role model for enjoyment, integrity, and dedication in the work of Camp Fire Columbia
  • Supports the mission, purpose, and leadership of Camp Fire Columbia and projects a positive image of Camp Fire Columbia.
  • Attends regular Camp Fire Columbia meetings and events.
  • Maintains punctual, regular, and predictable attendance.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Displays excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Respectfully takes direction from Department Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities.

Relational Skills:

  • Uses a racial equity lens when creating registration and payment policies associated with BAS program enrollment, scholarships, and addressing financial situations.
  • Individually responsive to particular situations when addressing enrollment supports and family need.
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  • Self-starter, proactive.
  • Adapts to needs of the department when out of routine or schedule.
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization.
  • Always treats youth, families, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness.
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times.

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. 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.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, interpret, and produce documents for purposes of documenting and updating safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to read, respond to, and create informative emails for customers of various backgrounds. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organizations. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to speak, read, write and communicate in Spanish, required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

This position does not require any certificates, licenses, or registrations. Enrollment in the Central Background Registry (CBR)is preferred.

To learn more and apply click HERE.

Before & After School Program Specialist - Portland

Classification: Part-Time (30 hrs/week)

Reports to: Site Supervisor

Compensation: $18.40/hour

What the Role offers:

Before & After School Program Specialist will increase their experience and expertise in solo teaching, teamwork and outcome-based lesson planning. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, academic enrichment, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, life-skills, and leadership development.

About the position:

The Before & After School Program Specialist is responsible for planning and teaching sequenced club-style lessons in after school settings for up to 15 youth, while helping manage day-to-day directives that support the overall health of the program and follow Office of Child Care (OCC) health and safety licensing guidelines. The Before & After School Program Specialist will strive to achieve youth development outcomes by engaging program participants in academic enrichment and support creative arts, active recreation, community building, community-based learning, social-emotional growth and leadership activities through a trauma-informed lens while partnering with district representatives in an ever-changing direct service climate.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

  1. Direct instruction of participants in a before and after school program setting while maintaining program expectations and supporting positive behavior interventions.
  2. Create project-based learning activities and design lesson plans using various resources to facilitate active engagement of participants in learning.
  3. Have or gain awareness of OCC licensing policies and COVID-19 safety protocols and maintain program compliance with state licensing standards in partnership with program leadership.
  4. Support district partnerships through appropriate facility use, setting clear expectations

Job Duties:

  • Submit written lesson plans, community-based learning plans and supply needs on a scheduled basis determined by site teams and leadership.
  • Work within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral management systems.
  • Be a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Participate in recruitment and retention of program participants.
  • Participate in outreach to families and coordinating family engagement activities virtual and in-person.
  • Support staff and program participants during field trips.
  • Attend Camp Fire meetings and events either in person or remotely as required
  • Assist Site Supervisor and program leadership with program and administrative functions.
  • Ensure policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Quickly adapt to OCC licensing rule changes and safety guidelines.
  • Be a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Support the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for all scheduled shifts.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Display the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Work and support full day program on non-school days.
  • Respectfully take direction from site supervisor and program leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. Site staff members will work together as a team under the leadership of their Site Supervisor, cluster Multi-site Coordinator, and/or Department Director.

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to implement a racial equity lens in the delivery of youth development programming
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor when supporting youth with varying needs
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively
  • Self-starter, proactive
  • Flexible and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. 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.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in the field;

Or, one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and

experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A valid, insurable Driver’s License is desired. This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, Adult and Child First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings, plus >15 hours of approved professional development trainings per license year. Current enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry. Submission of Oregon STEP registry application is preferred and required upon hire.

To learn more and apply click HERE.

Before & After School Program Aide - McMinnville

Classification: Part-time, Year Round (30 hours/week)

Reports to: Site Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation: $16/hr

About the Role

The BAS Program Aide will increase their experience and expertise providing programming support to Program Specialists and Site Supervisors. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, academic enrichment, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, life-skills, and leadership development.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
  2. Supports activities of participants in before and after school setting while following program expectations modeled by Program Specialists and Site Supervisors.
  3. Helps set-up, support and clean-up project-based learning activities that flexibly follow pre-designed lesson plans and student-led play.
  4. Engages with kids during club activities, free choice, academic time, snack, large motor games/recess, and special activities.
  5. With guidance from site leadership, follow state of Oregon, Office of Child Care health and safety guidelines and learn about Camp Fire best practice around health and safety during all program activities including, but not limited to, health screens, sanitation, daily schedule, allergies, medications, and associated forms.

Job Duties

  • Assists in working with students as part of a team.
  • Provides important assistance around project set-up, clean-up and motor skill development.
  • Organizes program supplies and materials as needed.
  • Helps gather supplies for lessons, activity stations, outdoor activities, and special projects. Helps clean up and organize supplies afterwards.
  • Participates in games and other recreational activities to promote mental, physical and social development and well-being.
  • Works within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral management systems.
  • Is a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Attends Camp Fire meetings and events either in person or remotely as required.
  • Assists Site Supervisor and program leadership with programming functions.
  • Learns policies and practices that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Learns about current and changing OCC licensing rule changes and safety guidelines.
  • Is a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Supports the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for all scheduled shifts.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Displays the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Respectfully takes direction from site supervisor and program leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. Site staff members will work together as a team under the leadership of their Site Supervisor, cluster Multi-site Coordinator, and/or Department Director.

Relational Skills

  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  • Self-starter, proactive and takes initiative.
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization.
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness.
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times.

Qualifications

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. 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.

Education and/or Experience

Any combination of education and life experience that provides the required set of skills and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

This position will offer paid trainings to receive a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings.

To learn more and apply click HERE.

Before & After School Program Aide - West Linn

Classification: Part-time (30 hours/week)

Reports to: Site Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation: $16/hr

About the Role

The BAS Program Aide will increase their experience and expertise providing programming support to Program Specialists and Site Supervisors. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, academic enrichment, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, life-skills, and leadership development.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
  2. Supports activities of participants in before and after school setting while following program expectations modeled by Program Specialists and Site Supervisors.
  3. Helps set-up, support and clean-up project-based learning activities that flexibly follow pre-designed lesson plans and student-led play.
  4. Engages with kids during club activities, free choice, academic time, snack, large motor games/recess, and special activities.
  5. With guidance from site leadership, follow state of Oregon, Office of Child Care health and safety guidelines and learn about Camp Fire best practice around health and safety during all program activities including, but not limited to, health screens, sanitation, daily schedule, allergies, medications, and associated forms.

Job Duties

  • Assists in working with students as part of a team.
  • Provides important assistance around project set-up, clean-up and motor skill development.
  • Organizes program supplies and materials as needed.
  • Helps gather supplies for lessons, activity stations, outdoor activities, and special projects. Helps clean up and organize supplies afterwards.
  • Participates in games and other recreational activities to promote mental, physical and social development and well-being.
  • Works within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral management systems.
  • Is a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Attends Camp Fire meetings and events either in person or remotely as required.
  • Assists Site Supervisor and program leadership with programming functions.
  • Learns policies and practices that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Learns about current and changing OCC licensing rule changes and safety guidelines.
  • Is a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Supports the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for all scheduled shifts.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Displays the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Respectfully takes direction from site supervisor and program leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. Site staff members will work together as a team under the leadership of their Site Supervisor, cluster Multi-site Coordinator, and/or Department Director.

Relational Skills

  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  • Self-starter, proactive and takes initiative.
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization.
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness.
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times.

Qualifications

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. 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.

Education and/or Experience

Any combination of education and life experience that provides the required set of skills and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

This position will offer paid trainings to receive a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings.

To learn more and apply click HERE.

Before & After School Program Aide - Portland

Classification: Part-time, Year Round (30 hours/week)

Reports to: Site Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation: $16/hr

About the Role

The BAS Program Aide will increase their experience and expertise providing programming support to Program Specialists and Site Supervisors. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, academic enrichment, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, life-skills, and leadership development.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
  2. Supports activities of participants in before and after school setting while following program expectations modeled by Program Specialists and Site Supervisors.
  3. Helps set-up, support and clean-up project-based learning activities that flexibly follow pre-designed lesson plans and student-led play.
  4. Engages with kids during club activities, free choice, academic time, snack, large motor games/recess, and special activities.
  5. With guidance from site leadership, follow state of Oregon, Office of Child Care health and safety guidelines and learn about Camp Fire best practice around health and safety during all program activities including, but not limited to, health screens, sanitation, daily schedule, allergies, medications, and associated forms.

Job Duties

  • Assists in working with students as part of a team.
  • Provides important assistance around project set-up, clean-up and motor skill development.
  • Organizes program supplies and materials as needed.
  • Helps gather supplies for lessons, activity stations, outdoor activities, and special projects. Helps clean up and organize supplies afterwards.
  • Participates in games and other recreational activities to promote mental, physical and social development and well-being.
  • Works within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral management systems.
  • Is a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Attends Camp Fire meetings and events either in person or remotely as required.
  • Assists Site Supervisor and program leadership with programming functions.
  • Learns policies and practices that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Learns about current and changing OCC licensing rule changes and safety guidelines.
  • Is a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Supports the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for all scheduled shifts.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Displays the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Respectfully takes direction from site supervisor and program leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. Site staff members will work together as a team under the leadership of their Site Supervisor, cluster Multi-site Coordinator, and/or Department Director.

Relational Skills

  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  • Self-starter, proactive and takes initiative.
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization.
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness.
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times.

Qualifications

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. 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.

Education and/or Experience

Any combination of education and life experience that provides the required set of skills and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

This position will offer paid trainings to receive a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings.

To learn more and apply click HERE.

Camp Namanu Rental Manager

Classification: Full Time, Year-round

Reports to: Director of Namanu   

Worksite: Camp Fire Office & Camp Namanu

Compensation: Starting at $44,013 yearly    

Our Investment in You

Through a commitment to equity, continuous learning and by leading with our values, we believe in maintaining a supportive work culture while providing the highest quality child care for families. Camp Fire is putting the call out to passionate individual who is ready to join our team.

  • We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health & dental care for all employees working 30 hours or more, all employees receive 3% salary match invested into a retirement account, Employee Assistance Program (9 free visits), volunteer paid time-off, and sick pay 
  • We offer 12 paid holidays, 2 floating holidays, and vacation for employees working 30 hours+

About the Role:

This position is responsible for creating, arranging, scheduling, staffing, billing and managing the rental opportunities at Camp Namanu to include retreats, reunions, weddings, events, teambuilding on ropes courses, film production, and other small and large group rentals.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. This role will come in contact with renters, campers, families, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
  2. Management of aspects of the facility rental program including sales, marketing, scheduling, coordinating, supporting, creating rental content that is in alignment with ACA standards and contracting. 
  3. Provide a high level of hospitality and customer service including ensuring all facilities are clean to a high standard, safe and meeting all safety codes and ACA standards.
  4. Provides tours, information, and coordination prior to rental events.
  5. Serves as, or provides, onsite staff support during events to ensure the safe and proper use of the site and facilities. 
  6. Organizes staffing, supplies and materials in support of rental groups.
  7. Summer Camp weekend relief support 

Job Duties:

Rentals

  • In cooperation with Director of Namanu and Director of Property, ensures safe and proper use of the site and facilities by rental groups.
  • Provides a safety briefing, and ensures rental groups understand and comply with all site and facility rules and regulations.
  • Assists in management of policies, procedures, and standards for rentals.
  • Manages cleaning and organizational system for camp buildings.
  • Oversees marketing rental opportunities.
  • Works with communications staff to keep rental program up to date as well as promote Camp Namanu and its amenities through various media outlets including social media (Facebook, Instagram, websites).
  • Create content for rental marketing materials such as brochures, flyers, and giveaways with the assistance of communications staff. 
  • Attends promotional events and fairs to promote Camp Namanu rentals. 
  • Evaluates all aspects of rental programs to ensure effectiveness and to recommend and implement changes.
  • Travels to Sandy, OR (Camp Namanu) and also infrequently travels out-of-the-area which may include overnight stays.
  • Ensures policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff/volunteers.  
  • Supports the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Attends Camp Fire meetings and events, as required.
  • Maintains punctual, regular and predictable attendance. 
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Displays excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Respectfully takes direction from supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position will supervisor rental support staff and volunteers during various events. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training volunteers; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Relational Skills:

  • Open to receiving feedback and making on-going program adjustments.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, manages time and stress levels, and proactively solve problems.
  • Culturally responsive with a passion for developing youth to achieve their full potential.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team.
  • High level of professionalism, creativity, energy, organization, self-motivation, empathy, and patience.
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times.
  • Maintain integrity by following through on responsibility and by accepting and abiding by decisions regarding program and policy in a positive manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a positive attitude.

Qualifications: 

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. 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.

Education and/or Experience:

Any combination of education and life experience that provides the required set of skills and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the position at a high level.  

Proven track record with program and business development, creation and implementation of hospitality, camp programs and training experience is strongly preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, First Aid & CPR certification, and a valid insurable Driver’s License. 

To learn more and apply visit HERE.

Before & After School Site Supervisor - McMinnville

Classification: Full Time

Reports to: Multi-Site Coordinator

Compensation: Starting at $44,013 annually

Our Commitment to Equity

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.

Organization Overview:

At Camp Fire Columbia, we believe that every child should have the opportunity to find and pursue their spark– a passion that inspires and drives them to set and achieve goals for their future. Founded in 1910, our comprehensive program starts with early intervention at the elementary level, bridges the learning gap for middle school, and helps students thrive and plan for bright futures during high school. During the schoolyear, Camp Fire works in partnership with dozens of schools in the Metro Area. During the summer months, we offer summer camps in the Portland metro area and at our beautiful 552-acre camp, Camp Namanu, bordered by the vibrant Sandy River and presided over by century old trees. Our programs directly serve over 4,000 kids ages 5- 18 each year across an eight-county area, including the greater Portland metro region. Camp Fire Columbia helps serve an additional 11,000 children and families annually through partnerships and special projects. For more information, please visit: http://campfirecolumbia.org/.

Position Outcome:

Before & After School Site Supervisors will increase their experience and expertise in coaching and supporting staff through their solo teaching, lesson plan design and implementation and overall program effectiveness. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity and social justice. Site Supervisors will increase the proficiencies in leading meetings, program budgets, state licensing procedures, conducting performance management directives, providing/receiving constructive feedback, and building sustainable working relationships with families, staff members, and community partners.

Position Overview:

The Site Supervisor is responsible for supervising and facilitating Camp Fire Before & After School sequenced, club-style lessons in after school settings for diverse student populations at elementary schools in grades K-5. During summer months, the Site Supervisor is responsible for supporting Summer Day Camp programs through training, working on-site, performing observations, traveling on field trips and supply/materials coordination. Other summer duties include developing school year program materials, supporting hiring processes, preparing content and locations for the upcoming school year and assisting with other administrative duties in collaboration with BAS Multi-Site Coordinators and the Department Director to achieve overall program improvement. The Site Supervisor is responsible helping youth achieve developmental outcomes program participants in academic enrichment and support creative arts, active recreation, community building, community-based learning, social-emotional growth and leadership activities through a trauma-informed lens while partnering with district representatives in an ever-changing direct service climate.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

  1. Overseeing all program operations at site as well as supervising the planning and teaching of curriculum that promotes culturally responsive, inclusive, anti-racist learning environments.
  2. Providing timely feedback to site staff members, conducting scheduled formal reviews, tracking yearly site training hours, and creating an environment that is responsive to the communities Camp Fire is a part of.
  3. Managing all administrative functions for the site and site staff including, but not limited to, timecards and edits, handling registration documents, site financial tracking, supply and material organization, and budgeting.
  4. Maintaining Camp Fire values and best practices, licensing standards and ensures program compliance in alignment with all OCC, state, federal, and district compliance regulations.
  5. Organizing all necessary program documents in a way that is prearranged for easy recall and presentation if needed by Camp Fire Leadership, OCC licensing, registration records, court cases. Families, district partners, etc.

Job Duties:

  • Facilitate programming in an after-school setting while maintaining safety, compliance, program expectations and behavior management.
  • Maintain organized, on-going records as required by the Camp Fire office, state of Oregon Office of Child Care, and School District Partners.
  • Allocate monthly budget dollars to program supplies and materials, maintains financial tracking and record keeping, and manage task of supply shopping for site.
  • Collaborate with the site team, program team, registrar, and administration regularly for up-to-date information regarding program participants, changes to schedules, licensing documents, and registration protocols.
  • Submit all weekly and monthly paperwork to the appropriate outlet according to deadlines. Support site team members in doing the same.
  • Work within school policies, rules and expectations and uphold all confidentiality requirements.
  • Develop positive working relationships with program participants, families and school staff.
  • Be a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Participate in recruitment and retention of program participants.
  • Learn to market all in-service and full-day programs regardless of location of service.
  • Participate in outreach to families and coordinate family engagement activities.
  • Participate in the development, delivery and facilitation of all full-day programs.
  • Attend Camp Fire meetings and events, including site supervisor meetings and check-ins with the Multi-Site Coordinator and/or Department Director.
  • Collaborate with community partners, including, but not limited to, SUN School staff, enrichment program leaders/staff, school administration and office staff, and district custodial staff.
  • Engage in Youth Program Quality Assessment process.
  • Assist Multi-site Coordinators and Department Director with developing and delivering training for site staff.
  • Support the mission, purpose, and leadership of Camp Fire; project a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Provide clear direction and priorities to direct reports and supports team members in the development of SMART goals.
  • In accordance with HR policies, conducts frequent informal performance assessment with direct reports, and formal performance assessment three times annually.
  • Ensure availability to key staff for both structured and more informal, as-needed support and coaching.
  • Ensure that high expectations and accountability are balanced by fun, compassion, understanding and support.
  • Lead team-building activities to develop and sustain high staff satisfaction and morale.
  • Attend Camp Fire meetings and events, as schedule and required.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for scheduled morning and afternoon shifts while also completing tasks and attending scheduled meetings off site.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Display excellent communication skills required in working with coworkers, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Respectfully takes direction from supervisor.
  • Ability to take direction and feedback from team members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises program teams to meet OCC ratio guidelines. Carry out supervisory responsibilities while supporting individuals in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; lead performance management and improvement plans; addressing complaints with a solutions-focused orientation.

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to implement a racial equity lens in the delivery of youth development programming.
  • Culturally responsive with a passion for developing youth to achieve their full potential.
  • Open to receiving feedback and making on-going program adjustments.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, manage time and stress levels, and proactively solve problems.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptive, responsive, creativity, energetic, organized, self-motivated, empathetic, and patient.
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times
  • Maintain integrity by following through on responsibilities and by accepting and abiding by decisions regarding program and policy in a positive manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a positive attitude.

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. 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.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or Master’s degree (M.A) from four -year college or university in the field; or two to five years related experience and/or training in the field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Step 8 or above on the Oregon Step Registry and/or equivalent training/experience is required. One or more years working in a supervisory position.

Working knowledge and understanding of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, academic enrichment, life-skills, and leadership development, and academic enrichment. Understanding and application of OCC licensing policies and procedures for managing a licensed child care facility. Previous experience working in an after-school program environment that involved solo teaching, outcome-based lesson planning and current best practices in youth development, and behavior management for program participants.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A valid, insurable Driver’s License is desired. This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, Adult and Child First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings, plus >15 hours of approved professional development trainings per license year. Current enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry. Submission of Oregon STEP registry application is preferred and required upon hire.

To learn more and apply visit HERE.

Before & After School Program Specialist - Portland

Classification: Part-Time

Reports to: Site Supervisor

Compensation: Starting at $18.40/hr

Our Commitment to Equity:

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.

 What the role offers: 

Before & After School Program Specialist will increase their experience and expertise in solo teaching, teamwork and outcome-based lesson planning. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, academic enrichment, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, life-skills, and leadership development.

About the Role:

The Before & After School Program Specialist is responsible for planning and teaching sequenced club-style lessons in after school settings for up to 15 youth, while helping manage day-to-day directives that support the overall health of the program and follow Office of Child Care (OCC) health and safety licensing guidelines. The Before & After School Program Specialist will strive to achieve youth development outcomes by engaging program participants in academic enrichment and support creative arts, active recreation, community building, community-based learning, social-emotional growth and leadership activities through a trauma-informed lens while partnering with district representatives in an ever-changing direct service climate.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

  1. Direct instruction of participants in a before and after school program setting while maintaining program expectations and supporting positive behavior interventions.
  2. Create project-based learning activities and design lesson plans using various resources to facilitate active engagement of participants in learning.
  3. Have or gain awareness of OCC licensing policies and COVID-19 safety protocols and maintain program compliance with state licensing standards in partnership with program leadership.
  4. Support district partnerships through appropriate facility use, setting clear expectations

Job Duties:

  • Submit written lesson plans, community-based learning plans and supply needs on a scheduled basis determined by site teams and leadership.
  • Work within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral management systems.
  • Be a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Participate in recruitment and retention of program participants.
  • Participate in outreach to families and coordinating family engagement activities virtual and in-person.
  • Support staff and program participants during field trips.
  • Attend Camp Fire meetings and events either in person or remotely as required
  • Assist Site Supervisor and program leadership with program and administrative functions.
  • Ensure policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Quickly adapt to OCC licensing rule changes and safety guidelines.
  • Be a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Support the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for all scheduled shifts.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Display the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Work and support full day program on non-school days.
  • Respectfully take direction from site supervisor and program leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. Site staff members will work together as a team under the leadership of their Site Supervisor, cluster Multi-site Coordinator, and/or Department Director.

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to implement a racial equity lens in the delivery of youth development programming
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor when supporting youth with varying needs
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively
  • Self-starter, proactive
  • Flexible and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. 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.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in the field;

Or, one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and

experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A valid, insurable Driver’s License is desired. This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, Adult and Child First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings, plus >15 hours of approved professional development trainings per license year. Current enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry. Submission of Oregon STEP registry application is preferred and required upon hire.

To learn more and apply visit HERE.

Before & After School Program Specialist - West Linn

Classification: Part-Time

Reports to: Site Supervisor

Compensation: Starting at $18.40/hour

Our Commitment to Equity:

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.

What the role offers: 

Before & After School Program Specialist will increase their experience and expertise in solo teaching, teamwork and outcome-based lesson planning. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, academic enrichment, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, life-skills, and leadership development.

About the role:

The Before & After School Program Specialist is responsible for planning and teaching sequenced club-style lessons in after school settings for up to 15 youth, while helping manage day-to-day directives that support the overall health of the program and follow Office of Child Care (OCC) health and safety licensing guidelines. The Before & After School Program Specialist will strive to achieve youth development outcomes by engaging program participants in academic enrichment and support creative arts, active recreation, community building, community-based learning, social-emotional growth and leadership activities through a trauma-informed lens while partnering with district representatives in an ever-changing direct service climate.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

  1. Direct instruction of participants in a before and after school program setting while maintaining program expectations and supporting positive behavior interventions.
  2. Create project-based learning activities and design lesson plans using various resources to facilitate active engagement of participants in learning.
  3. Have or gain awareness of OCC licensing policies and COVID-19 safety protocols and maintain program compliance with state licensing standards in partnership with program leadership.
  4. Support district partnerships through appropriate facility use, setting clear expectations

Job Duties:

  • Submit written lesson plans, community-based learning plans and supply needs on a scheduled basis determined by site teams and leadership.
  • Work within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral management systems.
  • Be a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Participate in recruitment and retention of program participants.
  • Participate in outreach to families and coordinating family engagement activities virtual and in-person.
  • Support staff and program participants during field trips.
  • Attend Camp Fire meetings and events either in person or remotely as required
  • Assist Site Supervisor and program leadership with program and administrative functions.
  • Ensure policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Quickly adapt to OCC licensing rule changes and safety guidelines.
  • Be a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Support the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for all scheduled shifts.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Display the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Work and support full day program on non-school days.
  • Respectfully take direction from site supervisor and program leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. Site staff members will work together as a team under the leadership of their Site Supervisor, cluster Multi-site Coordinator, and/or Department Director.

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to implement a racial equity lens in the delivery of youth development programming
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor when supporting youth with varying needs
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively
  • Self-starter, proactive
  • Flexible and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. 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.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in the field;

Or, one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and

experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A valid, insurable Driver’s License is desired. This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, Adult and Child First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings, plus >15 hours of approved professional development trainings per license year. Current enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry. Submission of Oregon STEP registry application is preferred and required upon hire.

To learn more and apply visit HERE.

Before & After School Program Specialist - McMinnville

Classification: Part-time (30 hours/week)

Reports to: Site Supervisor

Compensation: Starting at $18.40/hr

Our Commitment to Equity:

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.

What the role offers:

Before & After School Program Specialist will increase their experience and expertise in solo teaching, teamwork and outcome-based lesson planning. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, academic enrichment, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, life-skills, and leadership development.

About the Role:

The Before & After School Program Specialist is responsible for planning and teaching sequenced club-style lessons in after school settings for up to 15 youth, while helping manage day-to-day directives that support the overall health of the program and follow Office of Child Care (OCC) health and safety licensing guidelines. The Before & After School Program Specialist will strive to achieve youth development outcomes by engaging program participants in academic enrichment and support creative arts, active recreation, community building, community-based learning, social-emotional growth and leadership activities through a trauma-informed lens while partnering with district representatives in an ever-changing direct service climate.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
  2. Direct instruction of participants in a before and after school program setting while maintaining program expectations and supporting positive behavior interventions.
  3. Create project-based learning activities and design lesson plans using various resources to facilitate active engagement of participants in learning.
  4. Have or gain awareness of OCC licensing policies and COVID-19 safety protocols and maintain program compliance with state licensing standards in partnership with program leadership.
  5. Support district partnerships through appropriate facility use, setting clear expectations

Job Duties:

  • Submit written lesson plans, community-based learning plans and supply needs on a scheduled basis determined by site teams and leadership.
  • Work within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral management systems.
  • Be a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Participate in recruitment and retention of program participants.
  • Participate in outreach to families and coordinating family engagement activities virtual and in-person.
  • Support staff and program participants during field trips.
  • Attend Camp Fire meetings and events either in person or remotely as required
  • Assist Site Supervisor and program leadership with program and administrative functions.
  • Ensure policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Quickly adapt to OCC licensing rule changes and safety guidelines.
  • Be a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Support the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for all scheduled shifts.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Display the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Work and support full day program on non-school days.
  • Respectfully take direction from site supervisor and program leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. Site staff members will work together as a team under the leadership of their Site Supervisor, cluster Multi-site Coordinator, and/or Department Director.

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to implement a racial equity lens in the delivery of youth development programming
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor when supporting youth with varying needs
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively
  • Self-starter, proactive
  • Flexible and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. 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.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in the field;

Or, one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and

experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A valid, insurable Driver’s License is desired. This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, Adult and Child First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings, plus >15 hours of approved professional development trainings per license year. Current enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry. Submission of Oregon STEP registry application is preferred and required upon hire.

 

To learn more and apply visit HERE.

Middle School Program Specialist

Reports to: Site Supervisor

Classification: Full-Time 

Compensation:  Starting at $18.40/hour

Our Commitment to Equity

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed.  We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background.  We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed.  If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application. 

Camp Fire Columbia strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. 

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for using a deeply relational approach to work in partnership with Portland Public and/or Reynolds School District to implement culturally responsive programming for 30 students from historically marginalized backgrounds or who have been identified as Academic Priority. This position works with students to express care, challenge growth, provide support, share power, and expand possibilities, all through an equity lens, within the classroom and beyond.Requirements

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Equity: This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that make that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

2. Relationships: Build resilient connections with students via one-on-one and group mentoring, consistently collaborate with parents to foster student growth, and be a positive representation of the organization as you coordinate with teachers, administration, and school partners.

3. Programming: Collaborate closely with an on-site team, and independently plan and facilitate programs for a group of students in either 6th, 7th, or 8th grade students. Cocreate a culture of inclusion and community with students via school day mentoring and

after-school enrichment program.

4. Logistics: Proactively assess and monitor program requirements and respond accordingly, manage program budget, engagement for an individual caseload of students, prepare for lessons, field trips, and other events. Follow-up and redirect to be responsive to unforeseen circumstances.

Job Duties:

Program

  • Recruit and retain student program participants.
  • Responsible for a caseload of students, and making decisions based in safety and policy while working independently with individual and groups of students.
  • Through a racial equity lens, build long-term, culturally responsive, power-sharing mentoring relationships with student program participants.
  • Build brave spaces and help students push past conflict and perceptions in order to create a culture of inclusion and community, and that prioritize student voice and sharing power by involving students in co-leading activities, curriculum, and decision-making.
  • Facilitate and develop engaging anti-racist and social justice focused curriculum and activities, and in-school & after-school programming.
  • Build and maintain consistent classroom management structures and boundaries. Use adaptability to facilitate learning opportunities in challenging situations.
  • Build relationships and partner with teachers, school administration, and other school and community partners to support program logistics and academic enrichment.
  • Complete home visits with each participant’s family. Use home visits, family engagement events, and consistent communication to support families and connect with financial and resource support as needed. Have knowledge of resources available in the school and community
  • Collaborate with supervisor and program team to organize family engagement events and utilize consistent communication to support students’ families and communities.
  • Ensures policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Maintain a high level of creativity, energy, organization, self-motivation, empathy, and patience.
  • Safely transports youth in Camp Fire vehicles on monthly field trips and follows field trip protocol.

Administrative

  • Maintains a balanced program budget. With support from supervisor, makes program purchases according to program policies.
  • Track and monitor program data, completing daily data collection and documentation.
  • Collaborate with supervisor and program team to create plans and strategies to meet program requirements on an ongoing basis.
  • Complete necessary forms and paperwork according to program policy, including student registration, incident reporting, and evaluations.
  • Use scheduling and planning techniques that work for you to prioritize and accomplish simultaneously-occurring aspects of program. Self-start and be proactive with new projects and tasks.
  • Maintain punctual, regular and predictable attendance and accessibility.
  • Attend meetings and events, as required. Proactively communicate about scheduling conflicts.
  • Engage in self-initiative and independent work to accomplish job duties. Including, self-study, research, and asking for support as needed.

Collaboration

  • Invest in a collaborative team culture via intentional communication, acknowledging and tending to impact, and proactively uphold responsibilities in order to maximize positive impact for each person involved.
  • Display excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers, school partners, community partners, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively under pressure.
  • Commit to a culture of development by openly receiving, implementing, and sharing feedback.
  • Participate in 3-week onboarding training period and ongoing professional development opportunities offered or presented by Camp Fire.

Remote Job Duties

  • During COVID-19 school closures, digital mentoring and distance learning support will be provided to student program participants.
  • Ability to use video, phone, social media, and other online platforms to build and maintain relationships with program participants.
  • Collaborate with school staff to establish structure for digital 1×1 and group mentoring, lessons, homework support, and family engagement.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. This position works closely with an on-site team, and independently plans and facilitates program for a group of students in either 6th, 7th, or 8th grade.

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. 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.

Education and/or Experience:

Any combination of education and life experience that provides the required set of skills and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the positions at a high level. Lived or learned experience understanding the impact of racism and systems of oppression as it relates to work with youth and communities.

Two to five years related experience and/or training in youth development and supervision OR coursework in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or a related field OR A combination of experience and education.

Lived or learned experience understanding the impact of racism and systems of oppression as it relates to work with youth and communities. Three years of experience teaching and/or mentoring underrepresented youth is strongly preferred.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

We strive to serve youth in the most culturally responsive ways and prefer proficiency in Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Vietnamese, or Somali.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A valid insurable Driver’s License preferred. A current CPR/First Aid Certification is required.

To learn more and apply visit HERE.

Middle School Program Administrator

 

Classification: Full Time Regular

Reports to: Assistant Director of Teen Programs 

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt

Salary: $44,013-$57,221 

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for using a deeply relational approach to work in partnership with Portland Public and/or Reynolds School District to implement culturally responsive programming for 30 students from historically marginalized backgrounds or who have been identified as Academic Priority. This position works with students to express care, challenge growth, provide support, share power, and expand possibilities, all through an equity lens, within the classroom and beyond. Requirements

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Equity: This role will come in      contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of      these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that      person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability,      religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This      role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working      environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and      constructive speech to all.
  2. Relationships: Build resilient connections with      students via one-on-one and group mentoring, consistently collaborate with      parents to foster student growth, and be a positive representation of the      organization as you coordinate with teachers, administration, and school partners.
  3. Programming: Independently plan and facilitate      programs for multi-grade groups of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students.      Co-create a culture of inclusion and community with students via school      day mentoring and after-school enrichment program.
  4. Logistics: Proactively assess and monitor      program requirements and respond accordingly, manage program budget,      engagement for an individual caseload of students, prepare for lessons,      field trips, and other events. Follow-up and redirect to be responsive to      unforeseen circumstances. 

Job Duties:

Program

  1. Recruit and retain student program participants. 
  2. Exercise discretion and independent judgement while acting as the single representative of Camp Fire to the school and program participants. 
  3. Individually responsible for caseload of students, and making decisions based in safety and policy while working independently with individual and groups of students.
  4. Builds and maintains partnership with teachers, school administration, and other partners to support program logistics and student support.
  5. Through a racial equity lens, build long-term, culturally responsive, power-sharing mentoring relationships with student program participants. 
  6. Build brave spaces and help students push past conflict and perceptions in order to create a culture of inclusion and community, and that prioritize student voice and sharing power by involving students in co-leading activities, curriculum, and decision-making. 
  7. Facilitate and develop engaging anti-racist and social justice focused curriculum and activities, and in-school & after-school programming. 
  8. Develop an understanding of age and grade level differences to modify activities, curriculum, and program structure to meet the needs of each age group.
  9. Build and maintain consistent classroom management structures and boundaries. Use adaptability to facilitate learning opportunities in challenging situations.
  10. Build relationships and partner with teachers, school administration, and other school and community partners to support program logistics and academic enrichment.
  11. Complete home visits with each participant’s family. Use home visits, family engagement events, and consistent communication to support families and connect with financial and resource support as needed. Have knowledge of resources available in the school and community
  12. Organize family engagement events and utilize consistent communication to support students’ families and communities.
  13. Ensures policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.  
  14. Safely transports youth in Camp Fire vehicles on monthly field trips and follows field trip protocol.

Administrative

  • Maintain a balanced program budget. Make program purchases according to program policies.
  • Track and monitor program data, completing daily data collection and documentation. Contrast actual numbers with program requirements and create plans and strategies to meet program requirements on an ongoing basis.
  • Complete necessary forms and paperwork according to program policy, including student registration, incident reporting, and evaluations.
  • Use scheduling and planning techniques that work for you to prioritize and accomplish simultaneously-occurring aspects of program. Self-start and be proactive with new projects and tasks.
  • Maintain punctual, regular and predictable attendance and accessibility. 
  • Attend meetings and events, as required. Proactively communicate about scheduling conflicts.
  • Ensures policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.  
  • Engage in self-initiative and independent work to accomplish job duties. Including, self-study, research, and asking for support as needed. 

Collaboration

  • Invest in a collaborative team culture via intentional communication, acknowledging and tending to impact, and proactively uphold responsibilities in order to maximize positive impact for each person involved.
  • Display excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers, school partners, community partners, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively under pressure.
  • Commit to a culture of development by openly receiving, implementing, and sharing feedback.
  • Maintain a high level of creativity, energy, organization, self-motivation, empathy, and patience. 
  • Participate in 3-week onboarding training period and ongoing professional development opportunities offered or presented by Camp Fire.

Remote Job Duties

  • During COVID-19 school closures, digital mentoring and distance learning support will be provided to student program participants.
  • Ability to use video, phone, social media, and other online platforms to build and maintain relationships with program participants.
  • Collaborate with school staff to establish structure for digital 1×1 and group mentoring, lessons, homework support, and family engagement.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. This position is responsible for independently leading 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in combined grade level groups.

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to use a deep commitment to equity to flexibly frame, adapt to, and navigate unforeseen situations.
  • Dedication and investment in developmental relationships in all contexts.
  • Dedication and investment in social justice and mitigating social inequalities. 
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team with students, families, school staff, and co-workers and work across differences.
  • Awareness of how to balance tasks and set boundaries to prioritize and balance multiple tasks at once.
  • Belief in the value and potential of each individual and a commitment to disrupting oppression.
  • Use self-starting, personal vision, and creativity to build relationships while simultaneously accomplishing all position requirements.
  • Model relational engagement by being willing to do what we ask our students to do, demonstrating healthy relationships and boundaries, recovering from setbacks, and having fun.

Qualifications: 

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. 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.

Education and/or Experience:

Any combination of education and life experience that provides the required set of skills and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the positions at a high level. Lived or learned experience understanding the impact of racism and systems of oppression as it relates to work with youth and communities. 

Two to five years related experience and/or training

OR Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or a related field; or two to five years related experience and/or training;

OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

Three years of experience teaching and/or mentoring underrepresented youth is strongly preferred. 

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

We strive to serve youth in the most culturally responsive ways and prefer proficiency in Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Vietnamese, or Somali.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A valid insurable Driver’s License preferred. A current CPR/First Aid Certification is required.

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.

The employee must frequently move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lmove up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and detect sound. The employee is frequently required to be stationary; traverse and reach objects. The employee is occasionally required to be stationary; use reach objects; ascend or balance; get low to the ground and detect flavors or scents.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To learn more and apply visit HERE.

Development Manager

Classification: Full-Time Year Round

Reports to: Director of Development

Compensation Range: $47,466-$65,790 annually

Our Commitment to Equity

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application. Camp Fire Columbia strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

About the Role

The Development Manager is responsible for collaboratively planning and implementing a comprehensive development program. This position is responsible for developing fundraising strategies that will enhance Camp Fire’s image and brand, while also supporting the development department’s cultivation and stewardship efforts including multiple special events annually that engage various audiences, build key relationships with prospects, supporters, donors, board members, and attract new donors.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
  2. Serve as a core, participating member of the Development and Communications team, contributing to the long-term and day-to-day strategy and implementation of departmental tactics, such as targeted marketing, fundraising events and campaigns, donor cultivation and foundation relations.
  3. Collaboratively create and implement strategy to build a diverse pipeline of annual contributors, major donors, foundation and corporate partners.
  4. Develop individual portfolio of donors that are giving $100-$500 and have capacity to give $1,000 or more.
  5. Engage and solicit annual donors.
  6. Lead the planning, development, design, and logistics for Camp Fire’s fundraising related events including small cultivation events.

Job Duties

Individual Giving

  • Work closely with Director of Development to establish annual cultivation and stewardship plan/calendar.
  • Initiate contact with donors, align giving priorities, and successfully solicit gifts.
  • Steward donor relationships by ensuring fulfillment of benefits, along with consistent, creative and valued appreciation activities.
  • Conduct prospect research, including participating in development of individual portfolios for staff and volunteers who are soliciting on behalf of Camp Fire.
  • Coordinates content and writes internal and external communication pieces including newsletters, brochures, scripts, flyers, sponsorship proposals etc.

Corporate Sponsorship

  • Manage corporate event sponsorship stewardship/recognition and event budgets.
  • Identify sponsorship prospects and lead outreach for corporate sponsorship, donations, and procurement for events and year-round giving efforts.

Events

  • Work with CEO and Director of Development to meet the revenue and recruitment goals for each fundraising event and maintain accurate records and data for all events.
  • Process all sponsor recognition, contracts, insurance requests, and accounts payable and receivable as related to fundraising events.
  • Closely manage event registration and develop highly effective registration processes for the events.
  • Effectively recruit, coordinate, and steward event volunteers.
  • Keep track of event finances including check requests, invoicing, and reporting.
  • Prepare nametags, materials, registration lists, seating cards, etc. and coordinate print, mailing, and distribution activities for all special events.
  • Manage day-of production and clean-up for events, as necessary.

Database Management

  • Lead gift processing, prospect research, and donor acknowledgement, as well as developing practices and policies for management of donor, alumni, and funder related data.
  • Process all gifts and acknowledgments; following fundraising best practices and adhere to information-storing guidelines.
  • Manage the development database, including establishing data entry standards, entering data, and exporting relevant information.
  • Assist team with projects related to fundraising events, including data management in auction-specific software, and updates to organization’s CRM.
  • Interface with the finance department and ensure timely and accurate reconciliation.

Grants

  • Support cultivation, solicitation, upgrades and stewardship of foundation, corporate, and government grants in partnership with the CEO, Director of Development and Grants Manager.
  • Partner with development and program teams to identify needs.
  • Direct grant proposal and report writing and editing, as necessary.

Staff

  • Recruit, train, develop, supervise and retain staff member(s).
  • Develop and sustain high staff satisfaction and morale through individual coaching and team building.
  • Work with staff to create a team culture that embodies the organization’s values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Support development team with administrative duties.
  • Act as a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire…we are in it for the kids!
  • Attend Camp Fire meetings and events, as required.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Display excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position can but does not currently supervise any positions.

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to implement a racial equity lens in performance of development and donor cultivation duties
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively
  • Self-starter, proactive
  • Flexible and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times

Qualifications

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. 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.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training in fundraising, event planning, corporate relations or similar experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Corporate and individual fundraising experience strongly preferred Supervisory experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

A valid insurable Driver’s License is required.

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.

The employee must frequently move up to 25 pounds and occasionally move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and detect sound. The employee is frequently required to be stationary; traverse and detect objects such office equipment, electronics and safety pins. The employee is occasionally required to stationary; traverse and detect objects such office equipment, or ascend or balance; get low to the ground to detect or move papers and detect flavor or scents.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Our Commitment

Camp Fire welcomes and embraces all youth of diverse cultures, beliefs, experiences, and identities. We are committed to creating a culturally-responsive, inclusive, and safe environment for all children, families and staff. Camp Fire Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, gender expression and identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

To learn more and apply visit HERE.


Camp Fire Columbia operates programs in 20 schools throughout the Portland metro area and at our renowned 552-acre summer camp, Namanu. We utilize best practices in extended-day academic support, mentoring, summer sports and recreation, and experiential learning activities. Providing our high-quality services requires a stellar team of 150 people per year. From working directly with youth outdoors or in school, to fundraising, to office administration, there is a place for you at Camp Fire Columbia. We seek a broadly diverse staff that can authentically teach, mentor, and support the youth we serve. Camp Fire welcomes and embraces all youth of diverse cultures, beliefs, experiences, and identities. We are committed to creating a culturally-competent, inclusive, and safe environment for all children, families and staff.

Camp Fire Columbia believes that every child should have the opportunity to find and pursue their spark. It is Camp Fire’s intention to contribute to the achievement of all youth while narrowing the gaps between white students and students of color. Our goal is to address the racial predictability of youth achievement academically, socially, and economically. To achieve this goal, Camp Fire will examine how privilege, oppression, and history affect the practices of our organization, and apply that learning to our work to effect meaningful change.

We know that working toward racial equity will require reflection and persistence. Camp Fire Columbia is reviewing our programs and values, deepening relationships with partners who share our goals, and developing policies that will shape our growth and work as an organization.

As we continue to learn, we strive to:

  • Prioritize racial equity in our curriculum, hiring, training, and partnerships.
  • Engage staff and volunteers that are representative of our service community’s demographics.
  • Collect and review information regarding outcomes for youth and employment practices to evaluate our work and adapt our programs and policies.
  • Provide opportunities and support for every youth we serve to achieve their individual goals.
  • Actively seek out expertise and input from families, youth, and the broader community about our programs and progress.

Camp Fire Columbia is not undertaking this work first, or alone. Achieving racial equity will require collective engagement and commitment. With the help of the many great organizations in our community striving for social change, Camp Fire is dedicated to helping all students light their fire within. As a Camp Fire staff member, you’ll be part of a dynamic, engaged team working to help every kid find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

Benefits we offer:

  • We offer a comprehensive benefits package with 401k, Employee Assistance Program (9 free service visits), volunteer paid time-off, sick pay for all employees
  • We also offer 12 paid holidays, two (2) floating holidays, vacation and health benefits for all full-time employees
  • You get weekends off and work with an all-star team voted Top Places to Work by The Oregonian 2020.

To view our open positions or to apply for a position with us, click HERE.