Project COPE / Climbing Director – June Norcross Webster Scout Reservation

Essential Functions:  The COPE/Climbing Director must be at least 21 years old and speak, read and write the English language. The successful candidate will manage the Climbing and Ropes Course program, facility, and Staff at a midsize Summer Camp in Connecticut. The COPE/Climbing Director must have enough physical endurance to lead and participate in rock climbing sessions and must hold a valid certification from BSA National Camping School (Training provided). Room and Board provided.

Principle Responsibilities: Supervise, train, and motivate the COPE/Climbing staff in all their activities.
Insure BSA COPE, Climbing standards and all safety regulations are followed. Lead and instruct participants who are earning the Climbing Merit Badge. Direct the set-up and takedown of a program area. Maintain the inventory of all climbing equipment. Teach Climb on Safely to adult leaders. Participate in all camp wide activities. Collecting/preparing Advancement Report Cards, MB Cards and other paperwork as needed.
Submit a complete inventory of all equipment, including condition and recommendations for next year’s supplies. Assist in the set-up and takedown of all campsite facilities. During the end of the summer camping season, complete a written close-out report of the COPE/Climbing program that should include; an inventory of all equipment, including equipment condition and recommendations for next year’s supplies.

The camp has a Climbing Tower, Low & High COPE Course, ZIP Line and off-site local natural Rock Climbing.

All other duties as assigned.

Contact with interest.

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