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Camp Name: Camp Manitou-Lin

Camp Location: Middleville, MI

Camp Description: Located on Barlow Lake, Camp Manitou-Lin offers kids a variety of experiences! To support the amenities listed, we have nine out buildings and 10 resident cabins that can house 220 people. Our riding center houses 50 horses year-round and we also have two archery ranges, a chapel, zip line, high ropes course, rock wall, along with three docks and a variety of boats

Sponsoring YMCA: Camping Services Branch YMCA

YMCA Location: Middleville, MI

Job Description and Required Certifications: The Assistant Overnight Camp Director will be responsible for Overnight Camp activities. They will Provide a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and inclusion. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Identify and meet camper/staff needs. Be a patient, enthusiastic role model for our campers and staff. Supervise all camp staff by giving them direction, resources and leadership. Serve as a resource for staff. Further develop staff recognition program. Identify, minimize and eliminate, where possible, any risks that could cause accidents. Carry out camp programs. Schedule trail groups for all activity periods in Excel spreadsheet. Oversee all skills areas ensuring safety, quality instruction and fun. Ensure that program equipment is maintained and in good condition. Maintain program equipment inventories and highlight equipment needs. Plan and implement evening activities. Ensure activities/meals begin on time. Fulfill staff administrative roles. Parent communication: face-to-face, e-mail, and phone. Ensure programs follow established guidelines and ACA standards. Assume the role of the Overnight Camp Director in his/her absence. Perform all other duties as assigned by the Executive, Senior, or Overnight Camp Director. QUALIFICATIONS: At least 21 years of age and high school graduate or equivalent. Documented experience working with children and a desire to work outdoors. Organizational skills for scheduling activities; knowledge of Microsoft Excel program. Ability to accept guidance and supervision. Ability to relate to one’s peer group. Ability to accept supervision and guidance. Ability to assist in teaching an activity. Ability to plan programs and carry them out. Ability to teach leadership skills. Good character and ability to adapt to camp setting; enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to apply common sense understanding in order to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and fumes or airborne particles.

Salary Information: $225/week; Room and Board Required

Room and Board Provided: Yes

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Contact: Karin Denman

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