(39.54246,-119.84102)
 

Cause Areas

When

Sun Jun 17, 2018 08:00 AM - Fri Jul 20, 2018 06:00 PM

Where

Girl Scouts of the Sierra NevadaCamp Wasiu IIReno, NV 89503

About

Want to change the life of a child this summer? If you love the outdoors and are passionate about empowering girls and young women, we want you to join our camp team! Camp Wasiu II is an overnight summer camp in Sierra City, California. We're accredited by the American Camp Association and offer amazing activities: canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding, swimming, archery, low ropes challenge course, arts & crafts, campfires, singing, and more!

Camp Wasiu II is currently seeking qualified volunteers to serve as weekly Resident Camp Health Managers.
Under the supervision of the Resident Camp Director and technical direction of a licensed physician, the Resident Camp Health Manager is the health and safety supervisor for the camp. The Health Manager will work to ensure the health and safety of every person in camp. The position will be responsible for all health and cleanliness standards.

During your volunteer stay you will receive:

  • free lodging
  • free meals
  • opportunities to enjoy the pool, canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding, and archery
Our summer camp season runs from June 17 through July 20. We are looking for volunteers who can commit to one or more weeks during this time period.

What you'll do:
  • Conduct basic camper health screenings when they arrive at camp
  • Manage the distribution of prescribed or authorized over-the-counter medication as needed
  • Provide first aid care to campers and staff
  • Fill and maintain first aid kits

Qualifications

  • Minimum age 21, as required by American Camp Association standards
  • Preferred: Current California license as RN, LVN or MD or equivalent certifications per CA Health and Safety Code 1596.866: The candidate must have 15 hours of health and safety training that shall include: Pediatric First Aid; Pediatric CPR; and a preventative health practices course or courses that include instruction in the recognition, management and prevention of infectious diseases, including immunizations, and prevention of childhood injuries.
  • Accepted: Advanced First Aid training and certifications (i.e. Wilderness First Responder, EMT); Students currently enrolled in medical, nursing, or public health programs
  • Public Health or school nursing experience desirable, experience with children preferred

Skills

  • EMT
  • Pediatrics
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing
  • Children Medical Services

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hours per week, one-week commitment (Sun-Fri)

Report this opportunity

Report this opportunity