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Camp Name: Camp Echo

Camp Location: Fremont, MI

Camp Description: Summer resident camp of the McGaw YMCA located in Fremont, Michigan

Sponsoring YMCA: McGaw YMCA

YMCA Location: Evanston, IL

Job Description and Required Certifications: Please Note: This is a full-time exempt position (5 months in Fremont, MI and 7 months in Evanston. IL) The Camp Echo Manager, Teen and Outreach is responsible for the continuity and quality of Camp Echo’s Adventure Trip Programs, On-Site Teen Programs, Teen Leadership Development (LIT/CIT), and non-Summer programming, continuously evaluating and improving programs to ensure offerings are innovative, provide strong progression of skills, and align with the YMCA’s areas of focus: Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility. The Teen & Outreach Manager recruits, hires, trains, and directly supervises seasonal Adventure Trip Guides, an On-Site Teen Director, and CIT/LIT Coordinators. During the summer, they also oversee Camp Echo’s experiential learning program, including the high adventure challenge course. From September to April, the Teen & Outreach Manager continues to expand the offerings of teen leadership programs and weekend adventure trips/outings, based out of the McGaw YMCA, facilitating a Camp Echo Teen Program Council to engage teens in the development of programs that meet community needs; collaborate with other youth-serving departments at the McGaw YMCA to engage more children in the outdoors; and work with schools, Evanston-based youth serving agencies, and local public agencies to bring more leadership development, service, and adventure to the Evanston community throughout the year. Throughout the year, the Teen & Outreach Manager must be able to focus on current needs while planning several months in advance and constantly updating applicable ACA (American Camping Association) accreditation materials. The Teen & Outreach Manager is expected to live on-site at Camp Echo in Fremont, MI May – September and work out of the McGaw YMCA in Evanston, IL October – April. Room and board is provided during the summer months at Camp Echo. Days/Hours: 40 hours a week, days vary (on-call 24/7 when programs are in session) Experience/Education/Certification Requirements: • Age 21 or older [Michigan Camp Licensing Requirement]; college graduate preferred • 3 summers experience in a leadership role at Camp Echo or an equivalent summer camp • 3 summers experience, or 2 school years’ experience, with teen program management • Proven track record with training and development of seasonal staff • Proven track record facilitating high challenge courses • Proven track record developing and executing innovative new programs to meet evolving needs • Strong experience collaborating with multiple teams or organizations to execute projects or programs • Certified in CPR, AED, Standard First Aid, Lifeguard, and WFR • Computer skills: Microsoft Office, online document sharing portals, and web communications • Highly organized and detail-oriented; proven track record of follow-through on projects • A commitment to diversity, the YMCA core values, and the mission of the YMCA

Salary Information: $36,500--$45,600

Room and Board Provided: No

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Contact: Bernard Rocca
1000 Grove St
Evanston, IL 60201-4294

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