Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco Mountain Biking Specialist - California Summer Camp in Sacramento, California
Camp Mendocino is a residential summer camp located in Northern California. All Camp Employees are expected to live, sleep and work at Camp from June 11th to August 6th. Camp Mendocino provides meals and lodging for the duration of the employment period. Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco (BGCSF) is dedicated to providing children and teens with safe, fun places to learn and grow, with professional staff to offer support and guidance, serving as caring mentors and role models. One aspect of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco's programs is Camp Mendocino our residential summer camp. Camp Mendocino is a nationally recognized program where staff members work with youth ages eight to 17 of all backgrounds to help them gain the qualities and skills needed to become responsible citizens and leaders.
Camp is located four hours north of San Francisco and spread over 2,000 acres. We provide transportation between San Francisco and Camp at the start and end of the summer. We offer a wide range of activities at Camp including: swimming, a three part challenge course, mountain biking, archery, dance and drama, arts and crafts, environmental education, sports, over night camping, and much more!
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The Mountain Biking Specialist provides fun and challenging biking program for all youth to promote healthy lifestyles and teach basic biking skills. This position also provides maintenance and upkeep for up to 40 mountain bikes. A critical aspect of this position is to ensure safety, and to assess each individual and situation for possible risk factors.
Plan and implement the biking program
Develop basic biking skills with youth including bike safety
Engage youth in challenging and fun biking activities
Maintain bike center and equipment
Foster character development consistent with BGCSF philosophy
Participate in all camp activities, such as: talent shows, camp fires, and flagpole
When not running programming engage with assigned tribe, assume all responsibilities of a Counselor, including overnight supervision of youth in cabins
Must engage campers with a positive attitude, including participating in cheers, talent shows, and overnights
Other duties as specified by direct supervisor
Experience providing youth with biking instruction
Ability to asses and react accordingly to individual youth biking capability to ensure safety
Ability to fix and repair bicycles
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with coworkers and campers
Ability to handle difficult or stressful situations in a professional manner
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Experience working with youth in an overnight camp setting
Experience working with youth from disadvantaged circumstances
Must be able to lift 50lbs.
Must be able to walk on uneven terrain for at least 3 miles
Must be able to be stand for 8 hours (with breaks)
Must be able to work in temperatures ranging from 30° to 100°
SCHEDULE: Seasonal position - June 11th to August 6th
Keyword: Mountain Biking Specialist - California Summer Camp
From: Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco