Summer & Family Camp Program Director

Overview

Requisition Number:
6012
Date Posted:
9/26/2018
Location:
Camp Jewell YMCA
Address:
6 Prock Road
City:
Colebrook
State:
CT
Category:
Resident Camp
Employment Status:
Full-time

Description

 

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for Camp Jewell summer camp program development and oversight of main camp villages. In addition responsible for all Camp Jewell Family Camp and Family Programs.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for development of summer camp clinics and special event programming.
  • Ensuring consistent, high touch communication with camp families and campers.
  • Responsible for hosting and development family camps, associated programs and additional year round family programming and camper reunions.
  • Hire summer camp staff.
  • Develop summer camp staff training.
  • Oversight of main camp villages for campers ages 7-13.
  • Actively market, develop and promote Camp Jewell’s programs.
  • Consistently provide friendly, courteous assistance exceeding customer expectations every day, which includes building and maintaining healthy professional relationships with summer camp families, staff, and the local community.
  • Support and contribute to a safe, clean camp environment for staff and guests.

         

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Schedule and organize pre summer trainings and ensure staff are certified in required areas.
  • Attend all branch and Association meetings as assigned.
  • Maintain knowledge of association policies and procedures, risk management and safety practices and applicable laws.
  • Serve on branch and Association committees and contribute to training and special events as required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

 
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Experience in camp, outdoor center, environmental education, recreation and/or ropes course programming 
  • Experience in developing and implementing a variety of youth, adult, and/or family programs preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Creativity, excellent organizational skills, willing to be a team player.

 

 

AA/EOE/M/F/D/V