Job Description

General Responsibility: Coordinate Wellness/Health Center

Services Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage health forms and related paperwork for Partner Camps, Hale Outdoor Learning Adventures (HOLA) and Hale Day Camp, including pre-camp review of forms. 
  • Manage medicine storage and distribution as outlined in Board of Health Regulations and American Camping Association Standards. 
  • Establish schedule for visiting camps further away from Wellness/Health Center.
  • Provide first aid service for campers and staff. 
  • Document all services as specified in Board of Health Regulations and American Camping Association Standards.
  • Communicate with Board of Health as necessary. 
  • Stock and maintain stock for: 
    • Wellness/Health Center b. North Beach First Aid Kit
    • Boating First Aid Kit
    • Ropes Course First Aid Kit
    • Hale Day Camp First Aid Kits (7)

General Responsibility: Implement Health Plan as outlined by Consulting Physician

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Work cooperatively with Director of Operations to create annual Health Plan.
  • Communicate with Consulting Physician regarding plan and details.
  • Carry out procedures for medicine distribution, first aid and emergencies as outlined in Health Plan.
  • Contact Consulting Physician for medical advice (only if necessary) and when changes must be made to Health Plan.

General Responsibility: Be an active and productive member of the staff providing services to our Partner Camps and Hale Day Camp.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Arrive at camp no later than 8:45 am.
  • Participate in staff orientation for camps as needed. 
  • Develop ongoing “in-service” programs for Partner Camp staff and campers.
  • Abide by procedures as outlined in the staff manual. 
  • Follow rules and regulations pertaining to smoking, alcohol, and drug use.
  • Encourage respect of personal property, camp equipment, and facilities. 
  • Write, disseminate, and submit all required reports (inventories, certificates, evaluations, special activities...) on time.
  • Maintain good public relations with campers, parents, and guardians. 
  • Conduct necessary end of season inventories and equipment storage.
  • Evaluate current season and make recommendations for equipment, supplies, and programs for following seasons.

Note: These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties assigned as required.

Apply by: April 4 2017


Camp/Organization: Hale (ACA Accredited)

Location: Westwood, MA

Type of Position: Health Staff

Time Frame: Seasonal


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum age - 21 years old
  • EMT, Wilderness EMT or Registered Nurse Certification 
  • Experience in camp settings or working with children
  • Experience with various medical emergencies and situations 
  • Desire and ability to work with children and adults in an outdoor camp setting 
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control


Tyler Simpson

80 Carby St.
Westwood, Massachusetts 02090