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Camp Driver

About URJ Crane Lake Camp:
URJ Crane Lake Camp is a camp where everyone feels at home. We strive to make every camper’s experience nurturing and fulfilling, and we do so by making sure that every child feels welcomed and supported. We are home to around 350 campers and 200 staff members each summer.

Our 110-acre property lies on the shores of the beautiful, spring-fed Crane Lake. This offers campers an abundance of waterfront activities including sailing, an inflatable playground, wakeboarding and waterskiing. Our intimate setting, with its centrally located cabins, places campers at the heart of camp, and surrounds them with an impressive range of athletic and program facilities. You’ll find everything from an aerial challenge course to a creative arts center, numerous sports fields and a zoo where campers learn animal care.

At Crane Lake Camp, we build a Culture of Kindness through our actions every day. This Culture of Kindness can be seen all around us as we go about our daily activities, from the smallest of actions to the grandest of gestures. Our culture creates an environment that is filled with people who want to actively create a more compassionate and accepting community.

About Crane Lake staff:
As a member of the Crane Lake Camp staff, you will have the opportunity to make a lasting impact on the lives of our campers while developing important lifelong skills and having the summer of your life!
So, what do we look for? Competent, energetic applicants who demonstrate a love of working with young people, a desire to help build a community, an ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and a connection or desire to learn about Judaism. Previous experience isn’t the key to success at Crane Lake, it’s your attitude and willingness to learn that really make the difference. We provide training at the start of the summer season and offer ongoing support throughout the summer, so your experience is as great as the campers’ experiences.

All staff members must be at least 18 years of age or entering their freshman year in college. We expect that all staff members will have a high level of personal and professional responsibility. Camp living is in “tight quarters” and works best when each person is caring, responsible, and supportive. The camp has high standards for the behavior and conduct of its employees. While the work at camp can be very demanding, it is also extremely fulfilling.

About the position:
The Driver is a member of the URJ Crane Lake Camp Support Staff department. The Driver is a critical member of the summer staff team, supporting the daily operations of camp.

Position Responsibilities:
• Daily town runs for supplies
• Transporting campers and staff, as required
• Maintaining vehicle safety records and safety checks
• Being on-call for special trips
• Tracking purchases by providing receipts
• Drive in a safe and courteous manner at all times
• From time to time, other duties and responsibilities may be assigned

Position Requirements:
• Must be at least 21 years of age and hold a valid driver’s license
• Must be able to sit for long periods of time
• Employment is contingent on Insurance Company check through the Dept. of Transportation for any traffic violations and camp’s driving record/background check
• Ability to meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform required duties
• Excellent listening and communication skills
• Highly developed administrative skills
• Flexibility – A positive attitude about being flexible in a dynamic workspace
• The ability to work independently and proactively, as well as the capacity for effective collaboration and support of others

Duration full-time , part-time , contract
Benefits Dates Needed: June 1, 2021 to August 16, 2021 (dates negotiable) Location: West Stockbridge, MA Compensation: $15-$18/hour (commensurate with experience)
Ad Posted On 2021-05-14
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Ad is posted for 30 days
Categories Summer Staff
Focus Camps & Camping
Organization Name Crane Lake Camp - URJ Summer Camp
Job Location West Stockbridge, MA 01266
West Stockbridge, Massachusetts
United States
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