Employment Opportunities

☀️ Center Day Camp - Health Care Manager


The Health Care Manager is responsible for overseeing the health and safety of campers and staff at Center Day Camp for the Summer of 2021.


Center Day Camp Philosophy: 

Every member of the CDC staff works together as role models to guide our campers through their summer experience. Our programming is intentional and seeks to support campers as they build confidence, make friends, explore new interests, discover their abilities and learn new skills.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Provide health care to meet individual needs of camp staff and campers.
    • Follow health care policies/procedures as described in the Healthcare Manual and treatment procedures.
    • Review all camp and staff health forms prior to camper/staff arrival.
    • Oversee all medication necessary for overnights.
  1. Organize, maintain, and utilize adequate resources for serving the health and medical needs of the campers and staff.
    • Set up the camp Health Center.
    • Inventory and order all necessary medical supplies and equipment.
  1. Maintain accurate and detailed medical records according to state and American Camp Association Standards.
    • Ensure staff and camper health examinations are current and on file.
    • Prepare and utilize daily medical log for treatment and medications.
    • Prepare and record insurance and accident report forms.
  1. Oversee First Aid procedures and supplies.
    • Prepare and distribute first aid kits throughout camp including camp vehicles, offices, waterfront, activity areas, out-of-camp trips.
    • Ensure supplies are well stocked and distributed as needed.
  1. Ensure a staff orientation session is delivered on medical services.
    • Ensure camp staff and campers know their role related to health care and first aid.
    • Provide or ensure orientation is provided that includes standing orders, specific camper health and social needs, health center procedures, emergency procedures, growth and development of age groups, staff health assessment of campers, accident prevention, and risk management, and first aid in the camp setting.
  1. Screen all campers and staff who are arriving and departing camp.
    • Verify emergency authorization.
    • Identify any observable evidence of illness or communicable diseases.
    • Keep all medications used by campers and staff.
  1. Supervise sanitary/safety conditions throughout camp.
    • Report any health problems or symptoms of illness to the Camp Director.
    • Conduct daily walk about with eye to safety.
    • Maintain high standards of health and safety during all aspects of the program.
  1. Maintain high standards of health and safety during all aspects of the program. Including COVID-19 recommendations and standards.
    • Ensure all children know and follow safety and educational procedures, including wearing face masks at all times when not eating, and washing hands regularly
    • Ensure children know and follow all appropriate rules
    • Confirm health screening form is complete every day, including a temperature check


Other Job Duties:

  • Perform any tasks beyond those assigned as help is needed.
  • Attend all staff meetings.
  • Provide leadership in the camp’s risk management program.
  • Supervise health assistant and/or first aid position.
  • Develop a resource file and obtain information and/or literature concerning health in the camp community.
  • Be responsible for contacting parents concerning the status of their child’s health by telephone in the following situations: any injury requiring an x-ray, illness requiring an infirmary stay and emergency treatment/accident, etc.
  • Be knowledgeable of outside health resources.
  • Evaluate medical services.


Equipment Used:

Health Care Manager may be asked to use fire protection equipment and specialty program equipment. May be asked to drive camp vehicles upon completion of prerequisite training.


Qualifications:  (Minimum Education and Experience)

  • EMT with a license in Maine.
  • CPR/ AED certified.
  • Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management.
  • Driver’s license.
  • Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care.
  • Desire to work with children and young adults.
  • Community health knowledge.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Understanding of the development needs of youth.
  • Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.


Physical Aspects of the Job:

  • Ability to lift/assist campers and staff.
  • Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters.
  • Ability to use a telephone.
  • Maintain written record system.
  • Ability to quickly get to remote locations on the camp property over uneven terrain.
  • Observe and assess sanitation and safety conditions of the camp.
  • Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns.
  • Possess endurance to meet emergency needs.
  • Ability to drive to off-camp health provider, physician, or emergency treatment locations.


Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $2,900.00 - $3,400.00 per month

Contract Length:

  • 2 - 4 months

Work Location:

  • Center Day Camp - 74 Hackett Road, Windham, ME 04062


Please send a cover letter and a resume to jca@mainejewish.org. Due to volume, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position has been filled.