Utah State University

Army Wounded Warrior Youth Camp Coordinator

City Kaysville
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/20/2021 2:41 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-3281
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Kaysville
Category (Portal Searching)
Extension
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
College
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Department
Youth Programs
Advertised Salary
$14.00 Per hour

Overview

The purpose of this position is to coordinate the Army Wounded Warrior Youth Camp in partnership with youth camp leaders and community volunteers. The camp is scheduled for July 19 through July 23, 2021. The Camp Coordinator will work to recruit youth leaders, camp participants, and adult volunteers. This person will provide training to the youth leaders and the adult volunteers as well as coordinate all the camp logistics including camp workshop lessons, activities, and travel.

 

The Coordinator will start in early February and will work 29 hours per week. The week of the camp will be 40 hours. This is a grant funded position that lasts through August of 2021.

Responsibilities

  • Use innovative and creative strategies for recruiting youth interns, volunteers, and program participants.
  • Work with youth interns and volunteers to fill in and implement camp plans and logistics.
  • Facilitate the camp with youth interns as primary leaders.
  • Plan and organize travel.
  • Maintain and document budget activities and provide monthly reports.
  • Stay up-to-date on COVID-19 guidelines and regularly revise and update contingency plans as needed.
  • Work to fulfill camp goals and objectives, evaluate program success, and produce program reports and impact sheets.
  • Communicate and collaborate with camp partners.
  • Other program responsibilities as needed.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with youth and adult audiences in person and in writing.
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines.
  • Must be able and willing to work some nights and weekends, primarily during the week of camp.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Computer literacy including word processing, spreadsheets, internet and E-mail.
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently without direct supervision.
  • The selected candidate will be required to pass a background check.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • An understanding of the military and/or veteran family culture.
  • Knowledge of and experience with a branch of the US Military.
  • Experience recruiting and training adult volunteers.
  • Experience with event planning.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$14.00 Per hour

ADA

The environment and physical requirements may change depending on the specific function of the work each department performs. Incumbents may be in both indoor and outdoor environments. Indoors, in an office space, event space, or public space are protected from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes. Incumbents may nearly continuously sit and often use repetitive hand motion (such as typing).

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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