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Camp Name: Camp Jorn YMCA

Camp Location: Manitowish Waters, WI

Camp Description: Camp Jorn is located in the beautiful north woods of Wisconsin and sits on over 70 acres overlooking Rest Lake, surrounded by the Northern Highland State Forest. We offer traditional camp experiences for children 8yrs-16yrs. Our mission is for all who engage in Camp Jorn YMCA experiences to recognize and develop value in themselves and in the world around them. At camp, we want our campers to get a chance to unplug from the world and learn what it means to be caring, honest, respectful, responsible, and grow as a person. We have been operating since 1953, and are celebrating our 60th anniversary this year! We welcome you to join our CJ family.

Sponsoring YMCA: Camp Jorn YMCA Inc.

YMCA Location: Manitowish Waters, WI

Job Description and Required Certifications: The Canoe/Kayak Instructor is responsible for teaching and coordinating Camp Jorn's canoeing/kayaking program, maintaining standards that lead to a quality program. They will teach counselors program assistants their responsibilities during staff training. The Canoe/Kayak Instructor will teach and supervise morning instructional classes, and assist with all camp activities related to the Canoeing/Kayaking area. Requirements: Minimum 18 years of age or High school graduate/equivalent. Appropriate certification - 1.Instructor rating in the appropriate craft form nationally recognized body. 2.Lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid certification. 3.Documented skills and training in water rescue and emergency procedures. Knowledge of boat mechanics and ability to perform safety checks and regular maintenance. Ability to set up canoe area with boats and all required equipment. Ability to teach canoe/kayaking techniques to staff and campers of all ages. Desire and ability to work with children outdoors. Flexible, diplomatic, enthusiastic, and team orientated individual committed to modeling and teaching values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Personal Growth.

Salary Information: Weekly rate based on experience and qualifications. Starting at $240/wk from June - Mid August, room & board included.

Room and Board Provided: Yes

How to Apply: Please fill out the online application found on the staff page (link below) and provide 3 references - form also found on the staff page.

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Apply By Phone: 715-543-8808

Contact: Dennis J Lipp
1164 N Friberg Ave
Fergus Falls, MN 56537-1580

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