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Camp Director, Horizon Day Camp, Baltimore, MD
Horizon Day Camp - Baltimore
A Proud Member of the Sunrise Day Camp Association
8 Market Place; Ste. 331
Baltimore, MD 21202

Principal Responsibilities:

Position Purpose:

To further the mission of our organization through the development and management of Horizon's summer day camp and year round programs, while delivering high quality service to camper families and the camp community. In all areas, achieve standards of excellence set out by the Sunrise Association. This position reports to the Executive Director of Horizon Day Camp.

Essential Job Functions: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Minimum Qualifications:

Requirements : 3-5 years experience working with children required (can be a combination of teaching and camping). We are seeking someone with exceptional attention to detail and organization skills, high energy, and the ability to communicate thoughtfully and clearly with campers, parents, medical professionals, and members of the community, while helping to inspire and work collaboratively with staff. Must display emotional intelligence and sensitivity. Must lead by example and possess the ability to multitask and problem-solve. We are seeking a leader who will dream with us!

This position is full time in the summer and part time year-round.

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Mark McElrath.

Agency Information:

Horizon Day Camp, located in Baltimore, is seeking to hire a Camp Director to oversee the growth and management of Maryland's first and only full summer day camp for children with cancer and their siblings. A proud member of the Sunrise Day Camps Association, a not for profit agency, Horizon's mission is "to bring back the joys of childhood to children struggling with cancer."

With eight summer day camps, and over 30 in-hospital programs, the Sunrise Association is affiliated with 32 major hospitals around the world. We are the only organization that offers full-summer day camps and year round programs (recreational and in-hospital) for children with cancer and their siblings, and all our programs are offered completely free of charge. Horizon, which opened in 2016, is now seeking a Camp Director to help lead continued growth and development of this program. In 2018, Horizon welcomed over 150 campers - serving children from Maryland and Washington DC - helping them enjoy a normative childhood experience.

Join us in helping children who are dealing with cancer in Baltimore return to childhood fun!