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Camp Augusta
Nevada City, CA, United States
30+ days ago
Camp Augusta
Nevada City, California, United States
30+ days ago


If you are seeking an extraordinary summer of personal and professional growth, welcome! We are seeking you, too!

Camp Augusta is an 90 acre, non-profit, residential summer camp nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains of Northern California, and we offer a one-of-a-kind experience for campers and staff alike. From zipline canopy tours to dinner dressed as pirates and jewelry-smithing to horseback rides through enchanted forests, the days at Augusta are always full of imagination, laughter, wish, wonder, and of course, surprise.

See us in action!

Office Manager:

The Office Manager is the main hub for communication between parents and camp. Their main responsibilities include answering phone calls and high volumes of email, organizing camper and staff paperwork, communicating with the bookkeeper, being the phone-voice of camp, using spreadsheets, and much more. This position helps create the possibility of camp magic in so many ways. In addition to their office duties, the Office Manager will teach one or two activities daily. A high level of customer service, multitasking ability, and attention to detail make a successful candidate. Availability in the pre and post-seasons is preferred.

Pay for this role is $5000 to $8000 depending upon experience for the main dates of the summer (May 17th to August 13th).

To Apply:

Think you have what it takes to lead and learn with us this summer?

Start by filling out our Interest Form or sending us an email at

You can also read more about us and our open positions on our website. We can’t wait to meet you!

More About Augusta:

Working at Augusta is an experience unlike any other. Our days are beautiful, demanding, inspiring, educational, hilarious, frustrating, silly, surprising, intimate, active and most importantly, full of opportunity. Our staff have ample opportunities to develop themselves personally and professionally. In our 3.5 week staff training and throughout the summer, staff can learn and practice progressive models of child development and counseling, communication techniques like clean communication and Nonviolent Communication, diverse leadership styles as well as how to live in a tight-knit community. Come with an open-mind, a trusting-heart and plenty of ambition, and leave with a soul on fire!

We are a residential summer camp that offers six sessions (3 week-long and 3 two week-long) playing in the sun with 90 campers each session. We are committed to fostering the innocence and imagination of childhood, and we aim to give campers time away from the distractions of modern life. From sleeping in open air cabins without electricity to replacing television and radio with camp songs and campfire skits, we give campers the opportunity to reconnect with the beauty and simplicity of nature.

Augusta stands proudly and equally on two pillars: play and personal growth. Play is the heart of our summer camp experience. Where camper’s dreams meet counselor’s know-how, Augusta breathes magic into every day. And just as important as the spirit of play, personal growth underpins every aspect of life at camp. Engaging deeply with our intentional community, both campers and staff have the opportunity to develop self-awareness, confidence, creativity, healthy ways of communicating and so much more!


Office Manager Skills:

  • Sees paperwork and organization as a central point to the successful running of a busy camp, and finds joy in these processes
  • Is happy about spending significant time on a phone and computer, and equally thrives on the opportunities available (usually twice a day) to teach activities to campers.
  • Is a logistical wizard and excellent communicator: knows how to use Excel, and adapts easily to other database software programs  
  • Strong, friendly communication skills that embody Augustan values - written and verbal
  • Happy to work independently (self-directed), and also values teamwork and collaboration
  • Ability to focus on tasks with high productivity in a noisy, widely-used office environment

Office Manager Tasks:

  • Manages the connection between parents and camp. As the first line of connection, the office manager knows camp well, offers reassurance, is kind and firm regarding camp policy and defers specialized questions/requests to the necessary role.
  • Camper registrations are complete and paid for on time, due to the successful planning and organization of the Office Manager. Staff paperwork is all received on time, and is complete, with all background checks done before staff arrive.
  • Communicates regularly with the bookkeeper - reconciling the database program receipts to our accounting records
  • Manages the camp store - will handle the organization, inventory, reordering and the finances of the store.
  • Organizes each session’s cabin assignments based on parent and camper requests, and a set of parameters in place to maximize the camp experience for all campers. Meets as many needs as possible, and remains flexible to change.
  • Engages with the rest of the camp community to offer fun, memorable experiences even beyond the realm of the Office Manager

Dates & Benefits

Housing and meals are provided. Live in a cabin, yurt or treehouse! Meals are organic, locally-sourced and made fresh every day.

Staff must be at least 19 years old and available to work from May 17 - August 13, 2022. Staff training is 3.5 weeks long, followed by 9 weeks of main season camp. Opportunities are available to work pre and post-season assisting with family camps and school groups before staff training (April and May) and after the summer (August and September).

The depth of training and ongoing professional support you will receive as a Camp Augusta staff member (in the realms of education, personal development and communication, and activity skills) can offer far-reaching benefits for many other parts of your life.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 44624410
  • Location:
    Nevada City, California, United States
  • Company Name: Camp Augusta
  • Position Title: Office Manager
  • Job Function: Business Office
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
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