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Camp Name: Camp Wapsie

Camp Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Camp Description: Camp Wapsie is a year round Camp servicng the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan area, with retreat activities, day camp and resident camps.

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Area

YMCA Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Description and Required Certifications: Come work and play at a great camp! YMCA Camp Wapsie is now accepting applications for the position of Program Coordinator. We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic leader. This position will run tentatively for the spring or fall semester with potential for summer employment. Position Responsibilities: The Program Coordinator works under the guidance of the Assistant Camp Director to deliver high quality programs for all guests and groups who come to Camp Wapsie. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for facilitation of outdoor education and team-building programs, and direct climbing activities on the camp’s Tango Tower. Training is provided. Additional responsibilities include: assisting with marketing; recruiting program participants; planning, developing, and implementing programs for various age groups. Entry Requirements: Enjoy working and interacting with people of all types and ages in an outdoor setting, experience teaching recreational lessons, modeling and utilizing the important core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Working knowledge of the recreation field; Current CPR, First Aid, belayer and lifeguarding certifications are preferred. Benefits: Weekly stipend, YMCA membership, free housing, and meals are provided when guests are on-site, training on high and low ropes course, Wi-Fi internet access. Location & Programming: YMCA Camp Wapsie is located in northern Linn County, Iowa, on 172 acres of scenic woodlands and wetlands with an oxbow lake off the Wapsipinicon River. Conveniently located outside Cedar Rapids, Iowa, our picturesque outdoor setting and winterized lodges and cabins make us an ideal retreat facility for groups throughout the year. YMCA Camp Wapsie has been offering summer camp and retreat programs since 1918. YMCA Camp Wapsie’s year-round programming offers retreats, outdoor education, and team-building programs for groups from 4th grade up to adults. Specialty camps and family camps are also offered throughout the year. YMCA Camp Wapsie is accredited by the American Camping Association and hosts approximately 7,000 guests and campers annually.

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Room and Board Provided: Yes

How to Apply: Send resume with cover letter and references to: YMCA Camp Wapsie ATTN: Jenny Danner, Asst. Dir. 2174 Wapsie Road Coggon, IA 52218

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Contact: Rebecca J Keene

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