Camp Name: Camp Jewell YMCA
Camp Location: Colebrook, CT
Camp Description: Camp Jewell has been a pioneer in YMCA Camping since 1901! Located one hour outside of Hartford, CT and 2 ½ hours from New York City and Boston and nestled within the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, YMCA Camp Jewell is a home away from home for over 1500 campers a summer. Jewell is a fun and safe place where kids get to experience tons of different camp activities such as: horseback riding, canoeing, fishing, arts and crafts, teambuilding, climbing, mountain boarding, archery, sports, swimming, large group games and much, much more. We serve campers ages 7-17 and strive to provide exceptional programming and outstanding role models for everyone!
Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Metropolitan Hartford
YMCA Location: Hartford, CT
Job Description and Required Certifications: Job Description: The 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. Bachelors 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 Jewells 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. OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Schedule and organize pre summer trainings and ensure staff are certified in required areas. Attend all branch and Association meetings as assigned. Maintain knowledge of association policies and procedures, risk management and safety practices and applicable laws. Serve on branch and Association committees and contribute to training and special events as requires. Perform other related duties as assigned. Have Fun!
Salary Information: Salary: $30,000-$35,000 yearly based on education and experience. Additional Compensation Details: The YMCA of Greater Hartford is pleased to offer 12% paid retirement as well as medical, life, dental, paid holidays, paid time off and much more.
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 http://ghymca.applicantpro.com/jobs/ to apply. No phone calls please.
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Contact: Clarissa Santos
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