PROGRAM EDUCATOR
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Camp Name: YMCA Storer Camps

Camp Location: Jackson, MI

Camp Description: YMCA Storer Camps is nationally recognized as an innovator in delivering educational programs, character development and team building services to youth and adults. Nearly 20,000 campers, students, teachers and families attend Storer Camps each year. Located in southeast Michigan on 1,200 acres surrounding Stony Lake, our 15 unique ecosystems provide a natural learning environment. Open year-round, we offer three core programs: Outdoor Environmental Education, Summer Resident Camps, and Specialty Programs & Group Retreats.

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Greater Toledo

YMCA Location: Toledo, OH

Job Description and Required Certifications: Under the direction of the Senior Program Directors of Outdoor Environmental Education (OEE) and Special Groups (SPGR), the Program Educator will be responsible for delivering top quality residential OEE and SPGR camping programs. Qualifications College graduate or coursework and experience in a relevant field (Education, Recreation, Science, Environmental Education, Psychology, etc) is required. Experience with youth, work in the outdoors, positive attitude, high energy, enthusiasm, team oriented, and service minded individuals, as well as a desire to grow personally and professionally are wanted on the YMCA Storer Camp team. Responsibilities • Prepared to teach all curriculum area through training, peer observation, research, and class outlines. • Maintains a safe, high quality standard program for all guests of Storer Camps. • Assists in the continued development and delivery of the curriculum. • Functions as a part of the entire Association. Participates in all program areas of Storer Camps and Association as requested. • Develops and maintains new program opportunities and responsive evaluations to improve Storer’s programs. • Responsible for general facility and equipment upkeep on a daily basis as well as center wide clean up at the end of the week. • Class equipment is well cared for, kept clean and orderly. • Equipment and facility needs are observed and communicated to supervisors in a timely manner. • Participates in weekly staff meetings. • Teaches curriculum areas of Natural Science, Environmental Awareness, Adventure Education (includes the climbing tower, low and high rope courses) and Cultural History. • Responsible and willing to rotate duties as a staff member in OEE and SPGR programs. • Develops positive, friendly, professional rapport with guests and fellow staff members. • Flexible to adapt to programs and the needs and desires of our guests. • Facilitates recreational activities and evening programs as scheduled for OEE and SPGR weekend groups. • Facilitates weekly evaluations from teachers, cabin leaders and group leaders on class knowledge, presentation, and professionalism. • Serves as part of other department activities when needed and assigned by the director of the program area. • Abides within the Personnel Policies of YMCA Storer Camps. • Maintains a clean living environment inside and outside of assigned living unit.

Salary Information: $270 per week - $300 per week during OEE season

Room and Board Provided: Yes


How to Apply: Resumes with letter of interest must be sent via US Mail or e-mail by August 25, 2014 to: Nancy Burger Director of Outdoor Environmental Education YMCA Storer Camps 6941 Stony Lake Road, Jackson, MI 49201 nburger@ymcastorercamps.org

Apply By Email: nburger@ymcastorercamps.org

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Contact: Mark J Brunsman

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