Housekeeping/Kitchen Assistant

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Duties will include:

  • Provide general cleaning services related to the Horseshoe Lodge Interpretive Center and common areas including, but not limited to, display areas, office area, and public restrooms
  • Provide general cleaning services in the classrooms at the Horseshoe Lodge
  • Provide general cleaning services in the dining hall and kitchen
  • Provide assistance in the kitchen for meals for groups and individuals as needed
  • Provide general cleaning services in the East & West Wing overnight rooms and commons area
  • Provide general cleaning services in any other area of the Horseshoe lodge not mentioned above
  • Provide other general cleaning services in other areas as directed such as buses, pavilion, outside gathering areas, etc….

Tasks involved will include but are not limited too:

  • Standing for up to 4 – 6 hours at a time
  • Handling kitchen knives and utensils
  • Reading and following directions
  • Listening, understanding and following verbal directions
  • Practicing safe handling of hot pans and trays while working in the kitchen
  • Handling cleaners and supplies
  • Lifting from ground level to your waist, up to 40 pounds
  • Lifting from waist level to over your head, up to 30 pounds
  • Stooping and Bending
  • Communicating orally and in writing with guests, customers and staff
  • Moving furniture (bunk beds)
  • Working overhead (changing bunk bed sheets) for periods of up to 2 hours at a time
  • Pushing, pulling wheeled carts that weigh up 80 pounds
  • Working with water
  • Cleaning toilets, showers, including providing general tank cleaning maintenance on composting toilets
  • Documenting room inventory and cleaning checklists for all areas as required
  • Completing other detail cleaning tasks required but not limited to MPEC best practices, such as cleaning and polishing baseboards, vegas (ceiling beams), furniture, etc
  • Working well with others and independently

This position requires that:

  • Closed toe shoes with no heels be worn
  • Fingernails shall be neatly trimmed
  • A neat and well groomed appearance is kept
  • Head dressing be worn in the kitchen when helping with clean up anytime food is present
  • Appropriate clothing shall be worn (no t-shirts with inappropriate logos, no short shorts, no sleeveless shirts, etc.)

Disclosure: This position requires an I9, E-verify, background check, and National Sex Offender check.

Note:  This position does not require a pre-employment drug screen unless you will be driving a company vehicle.  However, if an accident occurs while performing work functions and an individual is hurt and requires professional medical attention you will be required to take a drug screen that day or as soon as possible.  Also, if you are suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol while at work you will be escorted to the lab and required to take a drug and/or alcohol test.

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Title: Summer Camp Counselors
Reports to: Program Director
Status: Part-time, Contracted per camp
Location: Beulah, CO
Start Date: June 5th, 2017

Overview
The Mountain Park Environmental Center is seeking experienced, collaborative, and engaging outdoor educators to join our team as Summer Camp Counselors who will spend a summer of significance shaping the experience of campers grades k-9th. The ideal candidate will possess prior summer camp experience, and a solid environmental science/ outdoor education background.

Positions Available:

Day Camp Head Counselors: The primary responsibility of Head Counselors is to ensure the physical safety and emotional well-being of campers in their care.

  • Minimum Age: 21
  • All of our Day Camps run for 5 days, most run from 8-3, with our Cubs Camp ending early at 1:30.
  • Day Camp Head Counselors will make a contracted price of $250-$275 per camp
  • Must be comfortable with driving a 15 passenger van.

Day Camp Assistant Counselors (AC’s) The AC provides supplemental leadership along with and in the absence of their Head Counselor. AC’s will lead some activities and lead all trips with Head Counselors.

  • Minimum Age: 16
  • All of our Day Camps run for 5 days, most run from 8-3, with our Cubs Camp ending early at 1:30.
  • Day Camp AC’s will make a contracted price of $200-$225 per camp.

Overnight Camp Head Counselors: The primary responsibility of Head Counselors is to ensure the physical safety and emotional well-being of campers in their care.

  • Minimum Age: 21
  • Our Overnight Camps run for 3 days, some are located at the Horseshoe Lodge, while others are camping/backpacking based.
  • Overnight Head Counselors will make a contracted price of $300 per camp.
  • Must be comfortable with driving a 15 passenger van with a trailer.

Overnight Camp Assistant Counselors (AC’s) The AC provides supplemental leadership along with and in the absence of their Head Counselor. AC’s will lead some activities and lead all trips with Head Counselors.

 

  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Our Overnight Camps run for 3 days, some are located at the Horseshoe Lodge, while others are camping/backpacking based.
  • Overnight AC’s will make a contracted price of $250 per camp.

 

Qualifications and Attributes

  • Prior Summer Camp Experience
  • At least 1 year in working with or coaching children
  • A passion for Nature and working with children
  • Comfortable being outdoors in various weather conditions
  • Adequate physical fitness for hiking, sitting on ground, playing and directing Nature games and other activities
  • Ability to problem solve, think creatively and multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed professional who is equally comfortable working independently and as part of a team
  • Must possess integrity, honesty, and a sense of humor, grit, and adaptability

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Summer Camp Employment 2017

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