STAR is Hiring a Program Manager

STAR is Hiring a Program Manager

Position: Program Manager

Location: Marquette County

Hours:  Part Time – up to 10 hours a week with seasonal flex up to 25 hours in June – August. Overnight at Bay Cliff Health Camp required for Thursday – Sunday of second weekend of August.

Starting Salary: $18 per hour

Responsible To: President, Board of Directors

General Responsibility:

Oversee day-to-day program operations for STAR Children’s Bereavement Services

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Organize, engage, recruit and retain all potential volunteers needed to support Camp STAR (Buddies, leaders, co-leaders, etc.)
  • Follow and work within the STAR budget set by the STAR Board of Directors, oversee all purchases of supplies, merchandise, and necessary equipment and items to run STAR.
  • Work with outside individuals, counselors, and agencies to promote programs and recruit campers.
  • File and organize all volunteer applications, conduct volunteer background checks, interviews, and check references.
  • Oversee Program Planning Committee, set up meetings, create agenda, record minutes, assign tasks, follow up, and serve as central point of communication.
  • Organize, maintain, and verify the completeness of camper and staff applications and documents for Camp STAR.
  • Serve as the central point for all communications related to Camp STAR (Board, Committees, Parents, Camper Buddies, Volunteers, Bay Cliff).
  • Communicate with and promptly relay messages to Board and Committee Members.
  • Promptly respond to contacts by voice mail, e-mail, and postal mail.
  • Participate in the preparation of reports, as needed, for administration, program and funding proposals.
  • Schedule and help organize the training for all camp volunteers.
  • Update STAR applications and documents, upload to website, update website and post to social media.
  • Compose routine correspondence to volunteers, parents and in response to inquiries from the public.
  • Maintain absolute confidentiality of all information pertaining to children, families, and adults participating in STAR programs and events.
  • Oversee and orchestrate the organization of Camp STAR; schedules, meal planning, inventory of camp supplies, sleeping arrangements and assignments, assigning color groups, printing all camp materials and nametags.
  • Attend and be present for the volunteer training and full weekend of Camp STAR.
  • Meet with the Program Planning Committee post-camp to create a document to present to the Board of Directors at the September board meeting that highlights the opportunities and weaknesses of this year’s Camp STAR.
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with the appropriate personnel at the Camp STAR venue (currently Bay Cliff Health Camp).
  • Work with Program Planning Committee to plan monthly Wonder Box.
  • Pack and ship monthly Wonder Box.
  • Coordinate quarterly Best Day gatherings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications / Skills:

  • Experience with youth or camp programming and/or planning.
  • Excellent clerical and organizational skills.
  • Proficient computer skills for Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Word Press and Facebook
  • Be able to lift 25 lbs. consistently
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Ability to work independently, productively and collaboratively from a home office and/or organization office.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact well with the public.
  • High degree of confidentiality and trustworthiness.

How to Apply 

Resumes can be emailed to