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Camp Name: Camp Shady Brook

Camp Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Camp Description: YMCA Camp Shady Brook is located 90 minutes Southwest of Denver on the South Platte River, nestled in the beautiful Rocky Mountains at 6800 feet in elevation. We have an amazing summer staff of 50 talented people from all over the world to bring approximately 150 campers to camp for 10 different weeks each summer. We believe strongly in our mission and are higjly selective in our staff hiring. We create a world for children as it is supposed to be: a safe, fun community of Caring, Honesty Respect and Responsibility, specializing in giving children a memorable summer experience that will help shape the rest of thwir lives.

Sponsoring YMCA: Camping Services Branch YMCA

YMCA Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Job Description and Required Certifications: YMCA Camp Shady Brook, a branch of the Pikes Peak YMCA has opened its search for a full-time conference and retreat director to recruit & host groups on our 160 acre camping site. Candidates should be customer/camper focused and have extensive experience with challenge course facilitation, outdoor education and teambuilding. Boating and waterfront experience a plus. Major responsibilities include: Attracting and building relationships with conference and retreat groups, implementing retreat programming, scheduling & hosting conferences and retreats, & outdoor environmental education program development. The Conference and Retreat Director will play an important role in the hiring and management of staff, summer camper recruitment & registration, as well as staff training. Candidates must be committed to the YMCA mission and to providing excellent camp experiences. MINIMUM CRITERIA FOR CANDIDATES: Required: •Bachelors Degree in Recreation, Education, Physical Education, Hospitality & Tourism or related field •First Aid & CPR Certification •2 Years Previous Camp Experience •Strong Public Relations & Communication skills •Knowledge of Outdoor Environmental Programming KEY FOCUS AREAS: Group Recruitment & Hosting Program Development Processing Paperwork & Billing Camper Recruitment

Salary Information: $30500 annually. 12% retirement benefits after eligibility requirements are met.

Room and Board Provided: No

How to Apply: Visit our website at to complete an on-line application. Resumes will not be considered without a completed on-line job application.

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Contact: Pat Soldan

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