WATERFRONT DIRECTOR
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Camp Name: Camp Abnaki

Camp Location: North Hero , VT

Camp Description: Camp Abnaki provides a traditional boys sleep away summer camp program, with an emphasis on character development, skill building and fun. Boys are provided with an experience designed to foster personal growth and independence. The friendships they make and memories they take away last a lifetime. Camp also offers a boys day camp program.

Sponsoring YMCA: Greater Burlington YMCA

YMCA Location: Burlington, VT

Job Description and Required Certifications: Under the general supervision of the Program Director, safety is the top concern for the Waterfront Director. It is the responsibility of the Waterfront Director to safely organize and manage the waterfront area at Camp Abnaki. This includes supervising lifeguards and camp staff at the waterfront as well as planning daily water activities for campers. The Waterfront Director will also support the camp program staff in developing theme days and activities over the course of the summer. QUALIFICATIONS: • Must be at least 21 years of age. • Current CPR for the Professional Rescuer. • Current Lifeguarding. • Current WSI. • Have the ability to interact with co-workers, campers, and the general public in a professional and effective manner. • Have the ability to safely organize and manage a waterfront • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, or sit. • Ability to see close and far distances. • Employees are expected to report to work at the scheduled time on a regular basis while completing work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner. • Ability to live on site for the duration of the summer season. JOB SEGMENTS: • Work cooperatively as a team member with all Camp Abnaki staff, modeling behavior supporting the YMCA mission and character values. • Report to work on time as scheduled. • Order supplies as needed for waterfront program, within guidelines established by the Program Director, Assistant Camp Director, or Camp Director. • Look professional: in proper uniform, alert, courteous and diplomatic. • Carry appropriate equipment and be in appropriate location. • Know and review proper emergency procedures. • Keep waterfront area clean and equipment in good working order, including performing daily checks on boats and other equipment for use by staff, campers, and guests. • Attend all staff meetings and trainings. • Carry out all responsibilities as assigned by supervisors. • Facilitate and guide the teaching of caring, respect, honesty, and responsibility at Camp Abnaki. • Train, supervise, and evaluate the Assistant Waterfront Director, Sailing Program Coordinator, life guards, and other staff working on the waterfront. • Work as part of the overall program team, which includes responsibilities in other areas of program set-up, as assigned by the Program Director. • Help ensure waterfront safety guidelines and operations are maintained to ACA standards at all times. • Provide training for all staff on waterfront policies and emergency procedures. • Peform Evening Watch, as assigned. • Make decisions related to Lake Champlain conditions and the safe operation of waterfront programming. • At the end of the summer, perform detailed inventory of supplies and ensure waterfront equipment, buildings, and supplies are put away. EFFECT: The Waterfront Director has been successful if a fun and nurturing environment has been created, one where students are engaged in fun activities and have had new experiences. The end result of the Waterfront Director position is to provide a safe and enjoyable swimming environment.

Salary Information: $340/week

Room and Board Provided: Yes


How to Apply: Go to: http://www.campabnaki.org/staff.shtml

Apply Online: http://campabnaki.org

Apply By Email: jkuypers@gbymca.org

Apply By Phone: 802-652-8132

Contact: Gary L Vassar
gvassar@gbymca.org
266 College St
Burlington, VT 05401-8318

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