The Programs and Camp Manager is responsible for assisting in planning and implementing all programs that serve CHD families including Camp, Family Weekends, Young Adults and Teen Weekends, Pre-Teen events, Doodlebug events, Teen events, Dream Dates, day events, and any other special event throughout the year. They must be enthusiastic, compassionate, committed to our cause and have high energy.
Help Programs Director with initial Intakes of new families and updating records of new and returning families.
Help Programs Director with outreach to Greenville and Columbia Hospitals – Meet with social workers and/or child life specialists monthly to determine their children’s and family’s needs and to get referrals. Work on engaging Greenville and Columbia social workers in our programs and activities.
Assist in planning and implementing small programs (Check Up, Dream Dates, Young Adult Weekend, Financial Assistance, and Holiday Giving) – these programs offer encouragement, resources and support to engage families. This includes traveling across the state but specifically in key areas such as Charleston, Greenville, Columbia and Myrtle Beach.
Assist in the planning and implementation of large programs (Camp, Family Weekends, Teen Weekends, Young Adult Weekends, and Holiday Festival) - assist Programs Director in the organization and logistical planning of all overnight events.
Programs Policies and Procedures – Work on the current policies and procedures manual and bring it up to date for all programs. This includes working directly with the Programs Director and the Programs Committee.
Work with Programs Committee and Grants Writer to develop program evaluations and program quantitative and qualitative goals and measurement for each program and the process for communications, instructions, distribution, and retrieval. Keep data up to date for each program on an excel document in the Programs folder. Assist Programs Director and Programs Committee Chair with monthly Program Committee
Assist chairs of committees or Programs Director with Camp Planning and People Committees.
Assistant Camp Director- Manage vendors before and during camp, logistics, order camp supplies.
Ensure that all campers’ paperwork is turned in on time, keep track of paperwork, update as needed. Work with Grant Writer to ensure all paperwork is uploaded to CampSite.
Tasks include phone calls, scheduling, event planning and logistics, program management, filing, data entry, survey preparation and compilation, and monitoring programs for qualitative and quantitative purposes.
College degree required
Must have 2 to 3 years’ experience
Experience working in parks and recreation or event planning preferred
Knowledge and experience working with Excel, Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Constant Contact
Being a team player and collaborative organizational member
Must be able to lift 25lbs and stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs, reach, twist, walk and/or run.
Must have own vehicle and valid driver's license.
Must be available to work evenings/weekends.
Crisis management skills
About Camp Happy Days
Camp Happy Days serves children battling cancer and their families with cost free year round programs that include events, activities, teen, young adult and family weekends, a week long summer camp, and support services.