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Camp Name: Camp Jewell YMCA

Camp Location: Colebrook, CT

Camp Description: For over 112 years Camp Jewell YMCA has been at the forefront of providing quality camp programming year round. With over 500 acres of land and serving over 15,000 people per year in teambuilding, educational, conference, and retreat programs.

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Metropolitan Hartford

YMCA Location: Hartford, CT

Job Description and Required Certifications: JOB DESCRIPTION: The Assistant Camp Director will be responsible for the supervision of staff and volunteer staff. Responsible for Camp Jewell summer camp program development and oversight of main camp villages. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: • Must be at least 21 years old. • Bachelor’s degree in related field. • Experience in camp, outdoor center, environmental education, recreation and/or ropes course programming. • Experience in developing and implementing a variety of youth, adult, and/or family programs preferred. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Creativity, excellent organizational skills, willing to be a team player. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Responsible for development of summer camp clinics and special event programming. • Ensuring consistent, high touch communication with camp families and campers. • Responsible for hosting and development family camps, associated programs and additional year round family programing and camper reunions • Assisting with hiring summer camp staff. • Assist in development of summer camp staff training. • Oversight of main camp village for campers ages 7-13. • Actively market, develop and promote Camp Jewell’s programs. • Consistently provide friendly, courteous assistance exceeding customer expectations every day, which includes building and maintain healthy professional relationships with summer camp families, staff, and local community. • Support and contribute to a safe, clean camp environment for staff and guests.

Salary Information: $30,000-$35,000 yearly including housing.

Room and Board Provided: Yes

How to Apply: • We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with an organizational culture committed to servicing all members of our community. If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please visit to apply. • No phone calls please.

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Contact: Clarissa Santos

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