Unit Leader - Wildwood Camp - Mass Audubon


Job Description

Unit Leaders supervise a large group of campers and provide support and mentorship to a small group of counselors. Unit Leaders strive to provide a safe and positive camp environment and also teach a variety of activities.

What are the expectations?

  • Organize and oversee all aspects of daily cabin life 
    • Ensure counselors are looking after camper needs appropriately 
    • Take responsibility for camper safety and follow emergency procedures as needed 
    • Lead creative Wake-Ups and Morning Circles 
    • Oversee quality cabin clean-ups and orderly showers during morning Unit Time 
    • Ensure Siestas and Cabin Chats are led appropriately by counselors 
    • Supervise counselor and camper behavior and duties during meals 
    • Facilitate timely and complete Kitchen Party (KP) duties as scheduled 
    • Substitute as a Cabin Counselor whenever a counselor is on time off 
    • Lead all aspects of the off-site overnight camping trips 
  • Support and mentor Cabin Counselors 
    • Ensure counselors are meeting expectations and abiding by policies 
    • Provide one-on-one feedback to counselors at least once weekly 
    • Along with an administrator, deliver a mid-season evaluation for each counselor 
    • Assist counselors in conflict resolution 
    • Be available regularly to listen to and address counselor concerns 
  • Contribute to the development of a positive, supportive camp community 
    • Lead spontaneous activities during unstructured times 
    • Set appropriate limits and boundaries with campers and counselors 
    • Show positive tone and patience when communicating with campers and counselors 
    • Manage camper and counselor behavior in a positive manner according to training 
    • Act as a positive role model for campers and fellow staff members 
  • Deliver high-quality program activities 
    • Facilitate high-quality NG’s DG’s, OAT’s activities and EP’s as scheduled 
    • Plan and lead one “Unit Night” evening program per session 
    • Arrive on time and fully prepared to lead all scheduled activities 
    • Generate excitement for programs through personal enthusiasm and skits 
    • Making topics engaging, fun and educational for participants 
  • Act as a full participant in the Wildwood community 
    • Abide by all Wildwood and Mass Audubon policies and procedures 
    • Strive to maintain a high level of personal health and wellness 
    • Maintain positive, professional relationships with co-workers 
    • Perform other duties as assigned

Apply by: March 10 2020


Camp/Organization: Wildwood Camp - Mass Audubon (ACA Accredited)

Location: Rindge, NH

Type of Position: Program Head

Time Frame: Seasonal

Salary: $3960 + experience and certifications


Unit Leaders must be at least 21 years of age, hold current First Aid and CPR certifications and be willing to live full-time in a residential camp setting. Prior management experience and valid driver’s license preferred.


Applicants must have experience working with groups of children and an interest in teaching about the natural environment.


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Cheryl Oliveira

27 Vining Road PO Box 826
Rindge, New Hampshire 03461