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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 individual to act as Ropes Coordinator at our traditional YMCA summer camp. The Ropes Coordinator is a program staff member whose primary role is leading staff in the delivery of safe, exciting and engaging teambuilding and ropes programs. In addition to a climbing wall, Camp Mason has extensive high ropes and low ropes courses. Qualifications: Required: Significant training and experience with adventure/ropes course programs (must be documented), Apparent leadership skills and a professional character that is consistent, capable, self-directed, well organized, flexible, personable, and is able to maintain composure in a changing environment, Strong organizational skills, Ability to train and supervise program assistants, Understanding of group dynamics, An awareness of how psychology and motivation can affect actions, Ability to work under pressure and maintain composure in a changing environment, First aid and CPR, or willingness to get certified before camp starts, The ability to complete the full term of the position June 8-August 17 Preferred: Lifeguard certification a plus, Valid driver’s license and clean record a plus Responsibilities:1) Train a group of counselors to become effective facilitators for high ropes, low ropes, and climbing wall, 2) Setup and breakdown necessary ropes elements daily, 3)Plan and run activities for groups of children between 7 and 16 years of age, 4)Ensure that all campers experience progression and recognition in all ropes programs, 5)Ensure all equipment and systems are working/inventoried and consistently carried out, 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: $200 plus per week dependent on experience

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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