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Camp Name: YMCA Camp Mason

Camp Location: Hardwick, NJ

Camp Description: 460 acres of ridges, valleys, ponds, streams and trails cover our property. We're located in northwestern New Jersey just outside the 70,000-acre Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, one of the last true wilderness areas in the northeastern United States. Our setting affords us almost limitless opportunities to engage in outdoor fun and promote living a conscious lifestyle.

Sponsoring YMCA: Camp Ralph S. Mason YMCA

YMCA Location: Hardwick, NJ

Job Description and Required Certifications: Job Summary: Camp Mason is seeking a passionate, enthusiastic and motivated adventurer to act as Trips Coordinator at our traditional YMCA summer camp. The Trips Director is primarily responsible for organizing and leading trips off-site for both day and overnight trips. The Trips Coordinator supervises two Trips Leaders in the delivery of a safe, sustainable, and engaging trips program. Skills: Hard Skills - Safety and first-aid skills:Injury prevention and management, Rescue, Navigation, Weather reading, Water safety. Site appropriate skills: Hiking, Overnight camping, Rock climbing/ belaying, Canoeing, kayaking, and rafting, Ability to adequately plan and prepare for trips, Knowledge of and commitment to Leave No Trace practices Soft Skills: Strong leadership skills with the ability to be flexible, Effective communication skills, A commitment to ethical behavior, Understanding of group dynamics, Ability to work under pressure and maintain composure in a changing environment Certifications: First Aid certification, required, CPR certification, required, Lifeguard certification, required, Wilderness First Aid, required, Valid driver’s license and clean record, required, Wilderness First Responder, preferred, Top Rope Site Manager (American Mountain Guide Association), preferred Responsibilities: 1) Train a group of staff to become effective trips leaders, 2) Plan and execute adventure trips for campers between 7 and 16 years of age, 3) Provide leadership to staff as necessary , 4) Be a role model to campers and staff in both behavior and attitude, 5) Be directly responsible for the maintenance and presentation of the Trips Center, 6) Be able to make valuable contributions to the planning and execution of evening, weekend and theme activities, 7) Anything else that needs to be done to keep Camp Mason safe, fun, and on the leading edge of the camping industry.

Salary Information: $240 plus per week dependent on experience. Must be able to commit to entire season June 8-August 17 2014.

Room and Board Provided: Yes

How to Apply: Please apply online via our website.

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Contact: Anna Bilton
23 Birch Ridge Rd
Hardwick, NJ 07825-9502

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