Training and Development Manager

Location: Remote
About Us: 
We create safe spaces where youth people can have fun and be themselves.  Through playful, inclusive, affordable, and powerful out-of-class experiences Camp Fire connects young people to the outdoors, to others, and to themselves. We provide young people with a space where they feel like they truly belong. 

Job Description:

The Training and Development Manager plays a crucial role in ensuring that that training and staff development opportunities offered by Camp Fire are high-quality, responsive, and comprehensive. As they work with network professionals to increase core knowledge, skills and competencies needed in the youth development/out-of-school-time field in general, they also prepare program staff to implement Camp Fire’s program framework.

Responsibilities: Oversee the ongoing creation, curation, and delivery of program staff training and program staff development opportunities for the Camp Fire network through online, in-person, and virtual avenues. Current program training and staff development opportunities include but are not limited to:
  • a robust library of courses and resources on Camp Fire’s learning management system,
  • annual virtual conference, annual in-person workshops,
  • professional learning communities, and frequent live webinars.
Will also work with national team to provide network-wide professional development opportunities that align with our strategic priority of advancing equity and antiracism.
The Learning and Development Manager is responsible for the development, testing, and ongoing maintenance of foundational program framework training for direct delivery staff and training-of-trainer resources/materials for program supervisors.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and participate in the program effectiveness team’s professional development efforts to provide consistent, ongoing, and purposeful professional development and training for the network. This includes: managing and maintaining a training calendar for the team; tracking training attendance and course usage; evaluating and improving offerings based on core skills, knowledge, and competencies needed for youth development professionals; managing certification program; creating and implementing strategies to increase participation in professional development opportunities and resource use; defining professional development needs and analyzing learning options; and maintaining/refreshing communication strategies to the network including monthly newsletter and network program leaders call. This also includes designing, developing, and facilitating virtual and/or in-person regional trainings and national program conferences for the network.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of a scalable instructional strategy that includes multiple professional development touch points to support understanding and use of Camp Fire’s program framework. This includes creating foundational program framework training for direct delivery staff and training-of-trainer resources/materials for program supervisors. This all includes developing and facilitating (and helping teammates develop and facilitate) asynchronous online courses, webinars, in-person modules, professional learning communities, train-the-trainer offerings, and training materials/agendas.
  • Oversee ongoing management and maintenance of Camp Fire’s Learning Management System. This includes establishing an ongoing process for maintenance/review of current e-learning courses and electronic resources, managing requests for, and supporting the design of new e-learning courses, and organizing electronic resource content.