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Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco Archery Specialist in Santa Rosa, 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 Archery Specialist manages the archery program, fostering character development, skill building, peer mentoring, and good sportsmanship. This position is responsible for entire archery area, equipment, and enforcing range safety.


  • Ensure safety in the archery area

  • Upkeep of archery equipment

  • Teach groups of campers skills and knowledge of archery

  • Foster character development consistent with BGCSF philosophy

  • Participate in all camp activities, such as: talent shows, camp fires, and flagpole

  • When not running programming, engage with assigned village assume all responsibilities of a counselor, including overnight supervision of youth in cabins

  • Engage campers with a positive attitude, including participating in cheers, talent shows, and overnight hikes

  • Other duties as specified by direct supervisor

Required Experience:


  • Experience with archery

  • Experience leading youth programs

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with coworkers and campers

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

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Desire to work outdoors 24/7


  • Experience working with youth in an overnight camp setting

  • Experience working with youth from disadvantaged circumstances

  • US Archery Certification


  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

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

  • Must be able to be 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: Summer Camp, Camp Counselor, California, Sports

From: Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco