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Mount Vernon, IA

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June 03, 2018 through August 10, 2018




We are looking for free thinking, hard-working, relationship builders who want to make the world a better place by changing the way the world interacts with kids! As a member of our team you will work probably work harder than you have ever worked in your life and make better friends and memories than you can imagine!

Camp Tanager, located in Mount Vernon, Iowa offers over 40 acres of wholesome summer camp fun! We serve over 1000 campers each summer in a traditional summer camp setting. Our programs include residential overnight camp, traditional day camp programs, Medical Programs for youth with Diabetes and Hemophilia and family camp weekends throughout the year.
As the Day Camp Director you will have an opportunity to see children flourish under your care. This is a leadership position and an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to direct and lead our growing Day Camp Program. Supervisory experience and experience working with kids is a must. Candidates should have good communication skills, great energy & enthusiasm and a genuine love for working with kids. The Day Camp Director will run all aspects of the program including supervision of day camp staff. This position reports directly to the Camp Director.

We are looking for applicants:
  • Who can be positive role models to their campers and fellow staff members
  • Who have a genuine love for positively impacting the world around them
  • Who are kind, patient, and have a great sense of humor
  • Who have a love for the outdoors and are happy to share that with children.



This is a week day position from 7:30am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Starting wage is $12.00 per hour with additional money for lifeguard certified staff.

All applicants must be able to pass required background checks.


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Tanager Place

Application Instructions

A Tanager Place application is required to be considered for employment. The application can be found online at or at our agency’s office located at 2309 C Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.

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2309 C Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Posted 03/23/18

Job ID: 38803187