Position title
Leadership Specialist

The Leadership Specialist at Wildwood helps our teenage campers learn and grow during the summer. The position creates memorable experiences for teens through activities and training. The Leadership Specialist supervises teens (14-17) in the leadership program and works with other staff to provide additional support.


ob Responsibilities:

  • Planning and implementing one week training sessions for teens in the leadership program
  • Supervising teens in the leadership program who are at various stages of development and experience
  • Ensuring that all teens physical, mental, emotional and social needs are met during their week of camp
  • Develop and implement an evaluation process for teens in the leadership program
  • Provide support to staff in their interactions with teens in the leadership program


Job Competencies:

  • Ability to oversee implementation of the leadership training for teens
  • Ability to manage up to 25 teens in various locations of camp
  • Ability to advise staff of appropriate interactions with teens
  • Ability to create a physically and emotionally safe environment for youth and adults
  • Ability to work with people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, knowledge and needs


Physical Demands:

  • Standing, sitting, walking, bending, reaching, climbing, crawling, pushing, pulling, grasping, squatting and lifting up to 50lbs.

Minimum Qualification:

  • High School Diploma

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1+ years experience working with youth, program planning, and leading training sessions
  • Certification in First-Aid, CPR, lifeguarding, archery and/or canoeing
Job Benefits


  • Seasonal position
  • Housing provided (May 22-Aug 12)
  • All meals provided

If you have any questions, please email office@wildwoodctr.org.

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Employment Type
Full-time, Temporary
Beginning of employment
May 22, 2023
Duration of employment
May-Aug 2023
summer camp
Job Location
7095 W 399th St, LaCygne, KS, 66040
Base Salary
$115-$140 Per day
Date posted
January 30, 2023
Valid through
June 1, 2023
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