Village Coordinators are responsible for leadership, daily observations, encouragement and supervision of campers and staff in their village while collectively supporting the daily operation of camp.
Bandit Village – Boys & Girls Ages 7-9
Nitnois Village – Girls Ages 10-12
Argonaut Village – Boys Ages 10-12
Utopian Village – Girls Ages 12-14
Ewok Village – Boys Ages 12-14
Senior (Short Adventure Trips) – Boys & Girls Ages 14-15
LIT (Leaders in Training) – Boys & Girls Ages 15
CIT (Counselor in Training) – Boys & Girls Ages 16
Ranch – Girls & Boys Ages 8-16
- Provide a positive role model for all
- Organize and develop village programming for specified age group.
- Plan in advance and implement evening village activities.
- Support village during overnight, dispense medications, additional camping supplies and remove trash/excess food.
- Inspect village cabins daily, to ensure cabin hygiene and cleanliness.
- Prepare supply lists for program/village needs.
- Attend required training, meetings, and overnights.
- Create a climate in the village that will foster the goals and objectives of the YMCA.
- Maintain respective shelter, equipment and supplies.
- Support and supervise village staff:
- Assist counselors with camper problems and concerns.
- Provide discipline and incentive to campers and staff.
- Provide timely evaluations of staff performance.
- Primary supervisor concerning camper problems, counseling skills, interpersonal relationship disorders, organization and implementation of activities, preparing the appropriate forms and running the daily cabin activities.
- Assist the Program Director in organizing all camp activities.
- Help facilitate campfire programs, all camp activities, thunderdome (flagpole), camp themes and events.
- Compile and submit accurate daily attendance, program reports, incident reports and other necessary documentation.
- Report immediately to Program Directors any evidence of child abuse, including physical, mental and emotional neglect.
- Oversee behavior management of campers in village.
- Maintain open communication with parents, record all call logs and communications.
- Provide a safe environment and program for all participants.
- Demonstrate and promote YMCA Character Development to all members, participants and community by:
- Caring: to be sensitive to the well-being of others; to help others
- Honesty: to tell the truth; to be worthy of trust; to have integrity
- Respect: to treat others as you would have them treat you; to value the worth of every person, including yourself
- Responsibility: to do what you ought to do; to be accountable for your behavior and your obligations
- Is familiar with and carries out emergency procedures, building rules and regulations.
- Arrive on time for scheduled shifts, wearing appropriate uniform and name tag and prepared for all assignments.
- Keep accurate, detailed records of incident reports and other necessary documentation.
- Other duties as assigned.
- HAVE FUN!!
- At least 21 years of age.
- Possess skills including supervision of staff, organizational, and knowledge of summer camp activities and working with children.
- Two years of college or equivalent work experience.
- Person must possess values consistent with the mission of the YMCA.
- Current certification in, or willingness to train in Wilderness First Aid or Standard First Aid and CPR required within 30 days of hire.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.