Open to men and women 21 years and older –with a clear driving record to be able to drive camp vehicles. This position is residential and involves a majority of your time taking photos and sharing them with the camp community. The rest of your time is spent in the camp program working with children. Prior Sanborn Western Camps experience is preferred.
General Responsibilities: Taking photos of children and staff involved in the camp program; being a responsible, dedicated role model to the campers; providing organized, punctual and intentional leadership, creativity, direction and supervision during activities, trips and around the camp; utilizing the Sanborn mission statement as a framework for your work as a Youth Development Professional; taking ownership for your personal attitude, behavior and knowledge building; working with other staff members to provide a quality experience for all members of the camp community; and adjusting one’s personal habits to the philosophy, policies and ideals of the camp including a comprehensive understanding of and respect for our time off/alcohol policies and procedures.
Photographer Specific Responsibilities:
- Taking photos that will be used to share with parents, uploaded to our website, and used for other marketing purposes the rest of year
- Connecting w/ staff headed out on trips to request photos and then gathering photos that other staff members take
- Using camp provided cameras and computers in Adobe Lightroom Software to organize the photo catalog
- Uploading photos weekly for camper parents and family members
- Being a part of camp community and knowing individual campers/staff so that you can effectively photograph life at camp
- Leading trips and programs while simultaneously photographing what you are involved in.
- Skills using a dslr camera are hepful but not required to do this job effectively (we can teach you!)
Benefits: Competitive salary starting at $3800-$4400/season plus stipends for pertinent certifications, lodging, meals, paid sick leave, laundry, and the opportunity to influence the lives of children in the out-of-doors