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Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco Summer Camp Nurse in Santa Ana, California

Job Descriptions:

Camp Mendocino is a residential summer camp located in Northern California. All Camp Employees are expected to live, sleep and work at Camp. Camp Mendocino provides meals and lodging for the duration of the employment period.

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco (BGCSF) is dedicated to providing children and teens with safe, fun places to learn and grow, with professional staff to offer support and guidance, serving as caring mentors and role models. One aspect of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco's programs is Camp Mendocino (our residential summer camp). Camp Mendocino is a nationally recognized program where staff members work with youth ages 8 to 17 of all backgrounds to help them gain the qualities and skills needed to become responsible citizens and leaders.

Camp is located four hours north of San Francisco and spread over 2,000 acres. We provide transportation between San Francisco and Camp at the start and end of the summer.

We offer a wide range of activities at Camp including: swimming, a four part challenge course, mountain biking, archery, dance and drama, arts and crafts, environmental education, sports, overnight camping, and much more!

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. View other exciting career opportunities with Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco by viewing our webpage at

The Summer Camp Nurse (California-licensed RN or EMT) monitors the daily goings on of the infirmary, organizes logs and critical paperwork, and administers medications to campers and staff. Other responsibilities include basic first aid, serving as Camp’s first responder, monitoring health issues both in and outside of the infirmary, and ensuring all medical needs on site are met. The medical staff work as a close team in collaboration with the Camp leadership team.


  • Administers health checks for every camper on first day of each session

  • Ensures that all medications are administered according to doctors’ orders or “as needed”

  • Attends to “walk in” campers and staff with medical needs

  • Acts as a first responder to emergencies at Camp

  • Acts as a liaison with parents and/or doctors regarding camper medications, illnesses, and injuries

  • Monitors and assesses all campers and staff in the infirmary/overnight as needed (medical staff housing is in the infirmary)

  • Work 8 hour shifts and be “on call” in the evenings (2 days off per week)

  • Provides health education on hydration, sleep, stress, and other best practices

  • Monitors and maintains all logs and proper documentation

  • Provides daily updates to Camp Director and Assistant Camp Director for Operations

Required Experience:


  • Current RN or EMT certification (California licenses)

  • Experience being a first responder

  • Ability to work with youth and staff in a positive manner

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to handle difficult or stressful situations in a professional manner

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Experience/interest working at a summer camp

  • Desire to work outdoors 24/7


  • California driver’s license

  • Experience working with youth in a medical setting


  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

  • Must be able to walk on uneven terrain for at least 3 miles

  • Must be able to stand for 8 hours (with breaks)

  • Must be able to work in temperatures ranging from 30° to 100°

SCHEDULE: Temporary/Seasonal position. Applicants should be available June 6 - August 2, 2020.

Keyword: Outdoors, Seasonal, EMT, RN, California

From: Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco