Camp Director

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Sponsoring YMCA

Camping Services Branch


Manchester, NH 03101-1923

Camp Information

Camp Foss
242 Willey Pond Road
Strafford, NH 03884

Camp Description

CAMP FOSS FOR GIRLS | Ages 8-15 is located on 275 acres of woods between Parker and Evans Mountains in beautiful Strafford, New Hampshire. Foss provides a setting that promotes exploration and personal development. Our talented staff has extensive training to guide campers to discover new skills, abilities, and potential while discovering the richness of life. Girls who attend Camp Foss explore new friendships, take healthy risks, and learn about becoming confident, independent young women. The private shores of Willey Pond provide the perfect setting for swim lessons, boating, and waterfront fun. Tennis courts, archery range, soccer field, climbing tower, high and low challenge courses, dance studio, and arts & crafts lodge offer endless opportunities for creativity and fun. Experienced kitchen staff prepare tasty and nutritious meals to keep everyone energized.

Job Description

YMCA Camp Foss is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic youth development professional with overnight camp experience and supervisory skills. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years administrative or supervisory experience in an organized camp setting and must meet ACA standard requirements.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Able to develop positive and effective working relationships with staff, campers, families, alumni, volunteers, camp board, and colleagues.

Able to create an environment for campers to thrive and be their best selves.

Effectively lead groups, facilitate discussion, and train staff.

Able to handle multiple projects and work in a fast paced environment.

Successful candidates will show expertise in the following core competencies:

Relationships: Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance.

Communication: Listens and expresses self effectively and in a manner that reflects a true understanding of the needs of the audience.

Developing Others: Recognizes and acts on the need to continually develop others’ abilities to attain the highest level of performance.

Decision Making: Integrates logic, intuition and sound judgment to analyze information to identify greatest opportunities, make sound decisions, and solve problems.

Functional Expertise: Can lead by example in being a quality camp counselor that relates well to youth in an outdoor setting.

Essential Functions

Development and implementation of the budget each year.

Work with the assistant director, program director, staff development director in creating, implementing, and developing camp programs.

Define camp goals and plan programs to reflect the YMCA core values.

Work with the camp registrar to maintain positive and regular communication with camper families, staff members and alumni throughout the year through email campaigns, newsletters, phone calls and planned events.

Work with the Association Marketing Director on marketing strategies to continually increase camper registrations.

Work with the Camp Mi-Te-Na Executive Director in hosting user groups during the overnight camp rental season.

Off season responsibilities include supporting the other branches of The Granite YMCA through training and leadership based on previous experience and individuals skill set.

Additional Information:

This position is a full time year-round position offering a full range of benefits including health, dental, life and disability insurance, generous paid time off program, Y Retirement, Free 2 Adult Family Membership, program, child care and camp discounts. Housing is provided from May through October on site in Strafford, NH. Year round housing may be available after first camping season. The off season office is located in Manchester, NH.


$50,000.00 - $55,000.00

Room and board provided


How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

Jan. 30, 2020

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