PROGRAM COORDINATOR - OUTDOOR LIFE SKILLS
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Camp Name: NY YMCA Camp

Camp Location: Huguenot, NY

Camp Description: The New York YMCA Camp serves a diverse group of children composed mostly of New York City children in a globally diverse community built upon the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Our goal is for each child to enjoy safe adventures, make new friends and have joyful experiences every day. Come join our camp family for one of the most challenging, fun and rewarding summers of your life. The New York YMCA Camp is located on 1,100 forested acres 86 miles northeast of New York City where New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania share a border.

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Greater New York

YMCA Location: New York, NY

Job Description and Required Certifications: The New York YMCA Camp is seeking for experienced individuals who will be responsible for the outdoor education and nature experience of campers and staff. The Coordinator will be responsible for instruction of the Outdoor Life Skills. Room and board provided. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Ensure the healthy, safety and well-being of campers, by providing close supervision of all program activities. • Plan, facilitate and teach other staff outdoor life games and activities. • Supervision of staff and campers. • Teach about low impact ecology, basic wilderness survival, outdoor cooking and topics of environmental education. • Provide campers an enjoyable and beneficial experience. • Lead painting, drawing, dance and performance, providing instructional skills to summer staff members. • Create and administer lesson plans across age groups. • Maintain a creative and fun environment for campers and staff. • Maintain a clean area; inventory of supplies and an effective program. • Provide activity leadership within assigned program areas in a manner which promotes safety, fun and education. • Communicate any concerns or problems, relating to campers, co-workers or facility, to your immediate supervisor. • Participate in the planning and implementation of special events activities, campfires and evening programs. • Strive to be a positive role model at all times throughout daily interactions with campers, parents, guests and co-workers. • Step in and assume regular cabin duties as needed. • Follow camp policies and procedures at all times while performing duties. • Attend weekly staff meetings. QUALIFICATIONS: • High School diploma or equivalent; minimum of one year of college preferred. • Knowledge of basic wilderness survival, outdoor cooking, topics of environmental education, low impact ecology and outdoor activities. Trip leading a plus. • Supervisory experience required. • Previous residential camp experience preferred. • Minimum of 21 years of age. • Excellent communication skills. New York City’s YMCA | WE’RE HERE FOR GOOD - EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

Salary Information: $250.00 P/W

Room and Board Provided: Yes


How to Apply:

Apply Online: https://ymcanewyork.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

Apply By Phone:

Contact: Neil Allmark
300 Big Pond Road
PO Box 622
Huguenot, NY 12746-0622

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