DIVISION LEADER
Return to SearchEmail to a Friend

Camp Name: New York 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 YMCA of Greater New York is the largest youth-service organization in NYC. The organization has grown to encompass 21 branches and more than 140 sites throughout the five boroughs of New York City in addition to three camp sites and an upstate conference center. The New York YMCA Camps is seeking for qualified individuals who will assist in the overall management and leadership of the YMCA Camps program. Under the general direction of the Cabin Life Director and supervision of the Camp Director, the Division Leader is primarily responsible for the supervision of a collective age group of campers. S/he will assist in maintaining and improving the quality of cabin life and retention of participants and in the supervision of camp employees and/or volunteers. Responsibilities: • Be a consistent role model for staff and campers. • Motivate camp staff and maintain a positive, professional attitude throughout the duration of the summer program. • Coordinate and organize program activities. • Provide assistance or coverage for staff within the village as required. • Manage camper issues. Take steps to correct poor behavior, and refer problems to the Village Director as necessary. • Recognize and acknowledge good behavior throughout the day. • Create schedules and prepare camper cabin assignment list for each session. • Inspect cabins and squad details each day to ensure the cleanliness, safety and health of each cabin and its surrounding area. • Check the cabins, bathroom and general village areas each day for any maintenance problems. • Supervise staff and campers during meals, assemblies, whole camp activities and their time in the village. • Lead an inter-camp committee. • Plan, prepare and lead village activities, evening programs, chapels and campfires. • Plan and coordinate at least one “Special Event Day”. • Meet with counselors, weekly, to give positive feedback and constructive criticism. Write mid-summer and final evaluations. • Actively participate in all designated meetings. • Set up campgrounds, cabins and program areas. Qualifications: • High School diploma or equivalent. • Two to three years of experience working with children, preferably in a camping or residential environment. • Experience supervising staff. • Proven recreation leadership skills.

Salary Information: $250.00 P/W

Room and Board Provided: Yes


How to Apply: We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with an organizational culture committed to serving all members of our community. If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, apply online at https://ymcanewyork.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App. New York City’s YMCA | WE’RE HERE FOR GOOD EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - DRUGFREE WORKPLACE

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

Apply By Phone:

Contact: Neil Allmark

Copyright © 2014 YMCA of the USA. All rights reserved.
The YMCA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.