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Child Care Camp Lead - Summer Seasonal


Crested Butte, CO, US

Company:  Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2020

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.


Applications are still being accepted in anticipation of opening our resorts for the summer season, contingent on our ability to resume operations.


The Summer Camp Lead will be responsible for supervising a minimum of four days per week: Supporting staff in an effective way to ensure that the highest quality of guest service is provided and exceeds the expectations of guests. Coordinate products, systems and staff to serve the guests, assists the manager and act as a role model for staff and counselors that will be leading groups of children between the ages of 3-14 years in organized indoor and outdoor daily activities at the Crested Butte Summer Day Camp.  Responsibilities include maintaining a safe environment for the children and following all state licensing rules and regulations.  Assist with check-in and check-out of children. Communicate with parents on a daily basis.  Help maintain a clean and organized facility.  Outdoor activities may include hiking, biking, and a variety of other activities in a high alpine setting. This exciting and fun position will lead scenic educational hikes and teach environmental conservancy.  Ideally this person would return for the winter 2020/2021 Ski Season Childcare Lead. 


Job Duties include but are not limited to:
•    Assist in all operational responsibilities of the programs including but not limited to registration, equipment, outdoor teaching areas, cleanliness of facilities, and all other facets of the programs as they exist
•    Responsible for the overall safety of camp participants
•    To further promote and act as a role model in the area of the responsibility code, safety and risk awareness as prescribed by resort's safety policies
•    Contribute to team effort by participating in job sharing, assuming responsibility for the cleanliness of the resort and safety of guests and employees, participating in safety meetings, and accepting diverse assignments
•    Maintain a positive and friendly attitude and demeanor with all co-workers and guests on the mountain.
•    Meet service level objectives and department goals as set forth by immediate supervisor
•    Coordinate activities for counselors and campers
•    Keep an accurate inventory of supplies and food and pass on to Supervisor when more need to be ordered 
•    As a customer focused organization, a crucial part of each employee’s job is to create and retain guests by making it easy, being friendly and having a positive, fun attitude!  
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
•    Must be at least 18 years old
•    Able to meet Colorado State requirements for all background checks and immunization records
•    CBI Fingerprinting 
•    Must be able to communicate easily and effectively in English
•    Must have camp experience
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Office
•    Willing to learn Computer Reservation Programs
•    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
•    Ability to write routine reports and correspondence 

•    Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
•    All personnel must be free from illness and conduct that would endanger the health, safety, or well-being of children
•    Valid driver's license
•    At least one-year experience working with children, especially in groups or a camp setting 
•    Upon interview must demonstrate an ability to work with school aged children, and knowledge of child development
•    First Aid and CPR certification (must be able to attain by June 1st if not current)
•    Background in education
•    Previous supervisory experience
•    Prior experience working as a summer camp counselor
•    Experience facilitating science, art and nature-based curriculum


Benefits include:

  • Discounted lodging, food, gear and mountain shuttles
  • Discounted bike haul
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (full-time positions)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan (full-time positions)
  • Excellent training and professional development


Crested Butte is the untamed destination at the end of the road. We are confident in who we are and what we seek; pure, wild nature.  We take bold risks to pursue our passions and demonstrate our untamed, intrepid grit in our everyday actions. Our dedication to our mountains, community, coworkers and guests set us apart and bring us together. Come join us at the end of the road.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 209967

Nearest Major Market: Colorado