Camp Mariposa Program Manager, Moyer Foundation

Posted by on May 14, 2012

Camp Mariposa Program Manager, Moyer Foundation

Posted on: April 25, 2012

Job Title: Camp Mariposa Program Manager

Employee Summary: Full-time, exempt position

Salary: Based on Experience

Reports to: National Program Director

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Organization Summary:

The mission of The Moyer Foundation is to empower children in distress by providing education and support – helping them to live healthy and inspired lives. The Moyer Foundation, with offices in Philadelphia and Seattle, is a public, 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization founded in 2000 by MLB, World Series-winning All-Star pitcher, Jamie Moyer and his wife, Karen. Camp Mariposa is a first-of-its-kind program designed to help meet the needs of children and teens facing the difficult challenges associated with an addicted or co-dependent family member.Camp Mariposa is a traditional, fun, multi-day camp providing counseling and emotional support, while teaching participants a variety of problem-solving and self-care strategies.

Position Summary:

To assist in the national establishment, development, growth and success of Camp Mariposa camp program for The Moyer Foundation. This position will manage this program nationally. Required qualifications include previous experience working in drug and alcohol prevention as well as grant writing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Manage established and new camps locations and partners including WA, Indiana, Floridaand Pennsylvania.

• Research, write and submit grants for sustainable camp funding.

• Primary contact for Camp Mariposa agencies (children service agencies, mental health and addiction organizations) to ensure all program quality control, reporting, strategic planning, questions & issues.

• Research and outreach to new partner agencies to continue to expand the program nationally. Manage updates to RFP process; review track and organize all results by location and year.

• Manage and track all Camp Mariposa information for program quality control – numbers, surveys, feedback, budget, activities and schedules. Monitor ongoing progress of pre-camp, camp weekend and post-camp.

• Develop program evaluation model.

• Foster leadership in drug and alcohol prevention.

• Help engage and connect Camp Mariposa Advisory Committee Members.

• Develop relationships with national bereavement experts.

• Remain current on national and international children’s addiction and prevention trends.


• Main contact for all inquires from families, organizations or individuals related toCampMariposa.

• Assist with Corporate Relations where appropriate.

• Work with legal team to update contracts, waivers and release forms.

• Assist in general Moyer Foundation (national and local) and Camp Mariposa specific events.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

• BA in Social Work, Communications, Psychology, Health & Human Services or related field.

• Previous experience working with drug and alcohol prevention.

• Passion for breaking the cycle of addiction within families and excitement for growing Camp Mariposa to a nationally-recognized and sustainable program.

• Strong ability to establish and build critical relationships with partners.

• Knowledge of and commitment to The Moyer Foundation’s mission.

• Outstanding written and oral communications skills.

• Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Commitment to developing relationships with family drug prevention organizations.

• Proven capability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.

• Proficiency with MS Office applications.

Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerIt is The Moyer Foundation’s commitment to administer advertising, selection, employment, compensation, promotion, training, layoff, recall, and benefits to all levels without regard to race, gender, color, creed, national origin, age, political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, physical, mental or sensory disability, or any other basis prohibited by law. The Moyer Foundation strictly prohibits any sexual, racial or other forms of discrimination prohibited by law.

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