American Camp Association (ACA)

Program Director

Life Adventure Center
Versailles, Kentucky, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


The Program Director is an exceptional leader who supports our mission to build resilience through outdoor adventure. The Program Director has a deep understanding of trauma informed care principles, a passion for outdoor adventure, and will lead our program team while relentlessly pursuing quality improvement of our programs. The program director has a heart that aligns with our mission, sets the tone for camp and all programming with a caring, supportive, attentive, and encouraging presence. The program director represents Life Adventure Center with community partners and at community events with a professional presence.

The Program Director serves as the primary liaison with the leadership of participant groups to ensure appropriate creation, implementation and evaluation of programs. They will have direct supervision of program team members including recruitment, retention, evaluation, coaching, active listening and support for these key program delivery roles.

As with all positions at LAC, this position extends beyond work as a role model to youth in our community, especially regarding trauma-informed care, growth mindset, respect, communication, leadership and teamwork-values promoted in our programming.

Compensation: $55,000-80,000/year based on experience, skills and education. Excellent benefits include generous PTO, health insurance, 403(b) with up to 5% employer match contribution, flexible hours and an office located on a spectacular 575-acre, natural preserve.

The full posting with job duties and responsibilities, expectations and qualifications is available here: Program Director 2022

To apply, please email with cover letter, resume, and three professional references and “Program Director” in the subject line. Review of applicants will begin August 15th, with a target start date of early October.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every requirement. At LAC, we’re dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but don’t perfectly meet each requirement, we hope you apply anyway. You just might be the right candidate for this or other roles.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65031677
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Versailles, Kentucky, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Life Adventure Center
  • Position Title: Program Director
  • Position: Director
  • Setting: Overnight Camp
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • ACA Accredited: Yes
  • Season of Job: Spring, Summer & Fall
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • ONLY Accepting Applicants Inside the U.S.: Yes
  • Salary: $55,000.00 - $80,000.00 (Yearly Salary)
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