Camp Name: Camp Speers-Eljabar YMCA
Camp Location: Dingmans Ferry, PA
Camp Description: The mission of Camp Speers-Eljabar YMCA is to serve a diverse community and to build spirit, mind, and body through a unique combination of Summer Camp, Outdoor Education, Conference and Local Community Programs. Our goal is that each camper and program participant leaves our camp a better person than when they arrived, and campers are set on the path to do the right things and contribute to a better world as they continue to grow.
Sponsoring YMCA: Camp Speers-Eljabar YMCA
YMCA Location: Dingmans Ferry, PA
Job Description and Required Certifications: Camp Speers Eljabar YMCA Position Description Position: Speers Waterfront Coordinator Desired Qualifications: Minimum 21 years of age. Summer Camp experience preferred. Current Lifeguarding Certificate required. Instructors card to teach lifeguarding class is preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills. High energy, enthusiastic, creative person with a great spirit of summer camp. Responsible To: Program Director, Waterfont Director General Responsibility: To plan, direct, and supervise the Camp Speers Waterfront. Specific Responsibilities: Set up waterfront area, including marker lines, buoys, waterfront equipment, and first aid equipment in a safe and effective configuration. Understand, follow and train all staff in the routines and procedures for their respective waterfronts. Supervise and train all camp staff in the performance of emergency drills and waterfront operating procedures. Lead demonstration of the LPD procedure for all campers every session. Ensure that all waterfront equipment is properly used and cared for by all staff. Evaluate and grade (green, red or blue) within the set of qualifications each campers and staff members swimming ability. Review and develop lesson plans with staff to ensure fun and quality. Supervise and evaluate staff teaching swim lessons, canoeing, sailing, and kayaking to ensure a quality lesson is taught at all times. Develop schedules for all waterfront staff. Coordinate schedule and provide lifeguards to coincide with regulations for all free swims, cabin swims and any other waterfront usage. Plan, coordinate, and implement staff waterfront usage in same safe manner. Assure that waterfront standards are met at all times in accordance with our risk management policy and various regulating agencies. Operate safe and fun waterfront at all times. Team player in organizing evening camp programming and other special events. Work as a key team player as an administrative staff to assure that a safe, fun and quality program is provided in all areas to all campers and staff. Drive out of camp trips as needed . Monitor and lead meal time procedures. Prepare an evaluation and summary of current season including inventories, end of summer report, and recommendations for the following season. Assist in defining and monitoring the crisis/risk management plan, including emergency procedures especially as related to respective camp. Assist in monitoring safety and all procedures as they pertain to the complete supervision of all campers and staff on the waterfront. Help provide an atmosphere for developing good morals and well-being among the camp family. These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required. Essential Functions: Ability to communicate and work with individuals or groups participating in summer camp, and provide necessary instruction to campers, parents, and staff. Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to all summer camp activities. Ability to communicate and train staff and campers in safety regulations and emergency procedures. Ability to become First Aid and CPR Certified. Ability to observe camper and staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety. Ability to identify and respond to hazards, weather emergencies, etc. Ability to plan, conduct, and supervise activities and programs for groups of 10-200 people. Ability to operate motor vehicles and meet the safe driving requirements of the association. I have read and fully understand the duties and responsibilities of the waterfront director at the YMCA and hereby agree to uphold its content.
Room and Board Provided: Yes
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