Office Manager

The Office Manager will work closely with the Director of Operations & Executive Director to ensure the camp is manager and operated efficiently during the summer months.  The main role of the Office Manager is to fulfill administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Operations.  Duties will include (but are not limited to): Answering telephone calls, checking telephone messages, returning telephone calls, checking and responding to e-mails, camper mailbag emails, assist in camper registrations, assist with Tuck Shop, Assisting with bank deposits, Assist Head Cook with food orders, etc… The Office Manager will also be responsible to coordinate volunteers for each week of camp as needed.  The Office Manager will spend considerable time in the office each day as this position is administrative based.

  • Provide leadership to staff members in fulfilling their jobs properly
  • Complete administrative duties such as answering phone, checking e-mail, tracking registration and payments, assisting with registration process, preparing mailings and communication with supporters, campers, parents, etc.
  • Must be a very independent individual able to understand objectives and think quickly
  • Must be able to communicate, direct and lead other staff efficiently toward goals
  • Organization is key to operate smoothly
  • Good time management is also a characteristic that will be expected

Head Cook

The Head Cook is expected to have experience in cooking for large numbers and also in cooking a variety of different meals. As well as:

  • Provide fun, healthy meals and snacks to campers and staff while summer camps are in session.
  • Order groceries for needed food alongside the Director.
  • Keep a detailed log of the stock of food
  • Prepare menus, of quality meals on a weekly basis; keeping special diets and allergies in mind.
  • Ensure that meals and snacks are ready on time.
  • Attend to the dietary needs of any campers/staff that require special diets
  • Overall operation, maintenance and cleanliness of the camp kitchen throughout the summer
  • Be a mentor to the Assistant Cook.

Assistant Cook

The Assistant Cook is expected to have experience in cooking for large numbers and also in cooking a variety of different meals. It would also be expected that they would have the ability to understand clear direction referring to the kitchen, given from the Head Cook. Some more description to better understand this position is as follows:

  • Provide fun, healthy meals and snacks to campers and staff while summer camps are in session
  • Help the Head Cook in weekly food orders
  • Follow a menu, designed by the Head Cook to fit the camps goals
  • Ensure that meals and snacks are ready on time
  • Overall operation, maintenance and cleanliness of the camp kitchen throughout the summer
  • You will be working with the Head Cook to manage and prepare quality meals

Program Director

The Program Director’s job is to plan the schedule of all 8 weeks of our summer camping season. Everything from when we eat, to when specialties or interest groups are scheduled. The role of the Program Director is not only to schedule these events, but to implement them as well. He/she will have to be present for all the activities that need him or her. Other requirements are:

  • Must be a very independent individual able to understand objectives and think quickly
  • Must be able to communicate, direct and lead the Assistant Program Director efficiently to goals
  • Organization is key to operate smoothly
  • Good time management is also a characteristic that will be expected

Assistant Program

The Assistant Program Director’s job is to help plan the schedule of all 8 weeks of our summer camping season. Everything from when we eat, to when specialties or interest groups are scheduled. The role of the Assistant Program Director is not only to schedule these events, but to help implement them as well. He/she will have to be present for all the activities that need him or her. Other requirements are:

  • Must be a very independent individual able to understand objectives and think quickly
  • Must be able to work together with the Program Director to organize the events planned this summer.
  • Organization is key to operate smoothly
  • Good time management is also a characteristic that will be expected

Grounds Keeper/Janitorial

The role of the Maintenance Director starts with stocking and cleaning of the bathrooms, lodge (dining hall/lounge etc.), maintenance shed and Lion’s den, and continues into grounds keeping (mowing/ whipper snipping etc.). Throughout the summer the Maintenance Director will be given project lists, which could involve painting, fixing, repairing or building a wide array of items. The Maintenance Director will then direct his or her volunteer crew on how to complete that specific job or project. In every job the goal of the Maintenance Director is to keep Camp Tulakadik a safe and clean environment. Other requirements are:

  • Must have a general understand of maintenance work
  • Must be a strong leader who can inform and make themselves clear
  • Must be able to make quick and smart decisions
  • Must be able to work with a group but also individually

Lifeguard (Pool)

The Pool Lifeguard is expected to have his/her NLS certificate (or equivalent Red Cross certification) insuring their qualifications. The job of the pool lifeguard is to insure the safety of any pool related activity through prevention of accidents and acting upon any emergencies that do occur in an appropriate manner. Other requirements are:

  • General maintenance of the pool surroundings, the pool deck, etc.; including operation of the pool (testing and adding of chemicals)
  • To keep detailed records of the pool maintenance with regards to chemicals and cleaning
  • To be at all pool events (swimming sessions/pool-push-ins/ etc.). Tardiness is not accepted
  • Lifeguards are required to wear uniforms to clearly identify themselves as lifeguards

*When needed, the Pool Lifeguard is required to help with Water Front duties*

Lifeguard (Water Front)

The Water Front Lifeguard is expected to have his/her NLS certificate (or equivalent Red Cross certification) insuring their qualifications. The job of the Water Front Lifeguard is to insure the safety of any Water Front activities through prevention of accidents and acting upon any emergencies that do occur in an appropriate manner. Other requirements are:

  • General maintenance of the Water Front surroundings (water front shed/Canoes/Kayaks etc.)
  • To keep detailed records of the Water Front maintenance
  • To be at all Water Front events (swimming sessions/interest groups etc.). Tardiness is not accepted
  • Lifeguards are required to wear uniforms to clearly identify themselves as lifeguards

*When needed the Water Front Lifeguard is required to help with Pool duties*

Cabin Leader

As a Cabin Leader, you will be spending the majority of your time living with specified weekly campers. You will be acting as their guardians for the duration of their stay at Camp Tulakadik. Your main priority is to ensure the campers to have the best experience they can have at their summer camp as you stay on site for the entirety of the camping week. Other requirements are:

  • Your role is to be a/an:
    • Role model
    • Encourager
    • Teacher
    • Listener
    • Spiritual Leader
  • Cabin leaders are expected to stay in their designated cabins with their designated campers for the entirety of the camp
  • To be a person of mature Christian faith and have a commitment to it
  • To be a part of a working team, but also must be able to work independently
  • Cabin Leaders are expected to participate in ALL planned program activities
  • To lead or be actively involved in Cabin devotions

Leader in Training (L.I.T.)

L.I.T.’s are expected to work 5 out of the 8 weeks of the summer. The L.I.T. position is for individuals no younger than 14 to come and understand what working at Camp Tulakadik as a staff member means. The individual applying for the L.I.T. position will experience every position at camp, including maintenance, kitchen, program and cabin leading. The majority of the L.I.T.’s time will be spent in cabins with Cabin Leaders and their campers, learning the ins and outs of cabin leading. Some descriptions to better understand the position are:

  • L.I.T’s must be hard working individuals, who are motivated
  • Have a secure understanding of their faith, and spiritual life
  • Be willing to learn from other individuals
  • Must be willing to work in groups and on their own