Trout Lodge Spring Outdoor Education Specialist

The Gateway Region YMCA is seeking an Ozarks Leadership & Adventure Program Manager for Trout Lodge.

Sponsoring YMCA

YMCA of the Ozarks


Potosi, MO 63664-9802

Camp Information

Camp Lakewood
13528 State Highway AA
Potosi, MO 63664

Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening

community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Under the guidance and supervision

of the Lead Program Director, the Trout Lodge Program Specialist will be responsible for the delivery of Trout Lodge

Programs to guests of the YMCA of the Ozarks Trout Lodge.


 Must be at least 18 years old.

 High School Diploma required, some college preferred.

 Previous experience in camp, resort or outdoor skills programming preferred.

 Class E Driver’s License and clear driving record required.

Essential Functions

1. Facilitates Trout Lodge Programs and occasionally teambuilding programs for the Leadership


2. Works with the marketing department to ensure that all flyers that are visible to guests are up to the

standards of all YMCA of the Ozarks marketing.

3. Assists with theme weekends at Trout Lodge.

4. Assists with the planning and facilitation of all community including but not limited to the Community

Valentine’s Dinner, Fall Soccer, Halloween night, Climbing Above Conflict as assigned.

5. Delivers evening programs at Trout Lodge.

6. Develops lesson plans for Trout Lodge programs.

7. Follows staff policies and procedures.

8. Enhances overall service given to all Trout Lodge and Camp Lakewood guests by leading activities in

areas such as Archery, Rifle, Geocaching, Rocket Building, Nature Hikes, Cave Excursions, Pontoon

Tours, Face Painting, Zip Lines, Climbing Towers and much more. They will also lead campfires and

special evening programs.

9. Maintains positive working relationships with support services departments including group sales,

Triangle Y Ranch, maintenance, food service, and housekeeping to provide for the comfort and safety of

Trout Lodge guests.

10. Provides the maintenance department with timely information pertaining to the upkeep, maintenance

and operation of assigned program areas, towers and related equipment.

11. Responsible for van maintenance and upkeep of all YMCA vehicles when in use.

12. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

 Mission Advancement

 Collaboration

 Operational Effectiveness

 Personal Growth

Room and board provided


How to Apply

Apply Online

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Resumes Accepted Until

May 31, 2020

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