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Camp Name: Camp Jorn YMCA

Camp Location: Manitowish Waters, WI

Camp Description: Camp Jorn is located in the beautiful north woods of Wisconsin and sits on over 70 acres overlooking Rest Lake, surrounded by the Northern Highland State Forest. We offer traditional camp experiences for children 8yrs-16yrs. Our mission is for all who engage in Camp Jorn YMCA experiences to recognize and develop value in themselves and in the world around them. At camp, we want our campers to get a chance to unplug from the world and learn what it means to be caring, honest, respectful, responsible, and grow as a person. We have been operating since 1953, and are celebrating our 60th anniversary this year! We welcome you to join our CJ family.

Sponsoring YMCA: Camp Jorn YMCA Inc.

YMCA Location: Manitowish Waters, WI

Job Description and Required Certifications: The Trips Program Director plans, directs, and supervises Camp Jorn YMCA's tripping programs and helps maintain standards that lead to quality program. Resident campers at Camp Jorn go on trips that range from 1-2 day trips, 5-7 day trips (for our leadership campers), or day trips for our youngest campers. This individual will teach staff their responsibilities in tripping programs. The Trips Director will plan all details of each trip, with the help of their trips assistant, based on the skill level of staff and campers and equipment accordingly. They will keep accurate files on each trip that includes current maps and tracks emergency services available, all possible pick-up points, drop-off points, and hazardous conditions that may be present. Requirements: Minimum of 21 years of age. Training and experience in tripping programs (must be documented). Knowledge of tripping skills, equipment, repairs, and ability to teach these skills to staff and campers of all ages. Ability to supervise program assistants. Good driving record and approved to operate YMCA and rental vehicles. Current CPR & Wilderness First Aid certification. Flexible, diplomatic, enthusiastic, and team orientated individual committed to modeling and teaching values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Personal Growth.

Salary Information: Weekly rate based on experience and qualifications. Starting at $275/wk from June - Mid August, room & board included.

Room and Board Provided: Yes

How to Apply: Please fill out the online application found on the staff page (link below) and provide 3 references - form also found on the staff page.

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Apply By Phone: 715-543-8808

Contact: Dennis J Lipp
1164 N Friberg Ave
Fergus Falls, MN 56537-1580

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