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Working at a Y camp, you'll be a positive role model and help kids learn values, improve personal relationships, become more independent, appreciate diversity and develop into strong leaders.
Working at a Y camp, you'll be a positive role
model and help kids learn values, improve
personal relationships, become more independent, appreciate diversity and develop into strong
Camp Name: Camp Duncan
Camp Location: Ingleside, IL
Camp Description: Since 1921, Camp Duncan has provided safe, quality camping programs for boys and girls ages seven to 15 and Teen Adventure Camps for 15 to 17 year olds. All activities are geared to the developmental level of the campers. Camp Duncan is a co-ed, summer resident camp located near Fox Lake, Illinois, on 278 acres.
Sponsoring YMCA: Camp Duncan YMCA
YMCA Location: Ingleside, IL
Job Description and Required Certifications: JOB SUMMARY: Camp Duncan is looking for 2-4 interns to join our group services team for the Fall or Spring Semester. Ideal candidates will be committed, energetic, and enthusiastic individuals that are working toward a degree in Parks & Recreations or in the hospitality field. Hours can be long some days can begin at 7am and some days can end at 9pm. SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for assisting in the continued development of the Outdoor Education Program. Responsibilities include both Leadership, utilizing teambuilding, ropes and climbing wall, and Environmental Education. Candidate will be expected to facilitate teambuilding activities including, ropes (both high and low) and climbing programs. Responsible for teaching environmental education programs. Assist with weekend adventure programming and further development of all programs. REQUIREMENTS: Ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with at least one year of experience facilitating Outdoor Education Programs. Candidate must possess the ability to perform moderate physical activity, adapt to changing work conditions, work with diverse groups of people, and work with minimal supervision. Good organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with people are required. Candidates must commit to one semester (Fall 2012 or Spring 2013) and commit to working 40+ hours a week. Room and board is provided at Camp Duncan, in addition to a stipend. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. Employment is subject to a background check.
Salary Information: USD $160.00/Wk
Room and Board Provided: Yes
How to Apply: Please Apply Online
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