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Camp Name: Camp Pa-Wa-Pi

Camp Location: East Lansing, MI

Camp Description: Camp is located just east of Williamston, MI on 52 wooded acres along the Red Cedar River.

Sponsoring YMCA: Parkwood Branch YMCA

YMCA Location: East Lansing, MI

Job Description and Required Certifications: Brief Description: The Program Coordinator will provide leadership to our off-site day camp located in Williamston, MI. The 52 acre camp has a 35 foot climbing tower and zip line along with traditional camp activities including canoeing, archery and teambuilding. Working closely with the Camp Director, the Program Coordinator will assist in the daily supervision and scheduling for up to 12 counselors. The day camp program averages 90 campers per week for ages 5-13. Teen and volunteer programs are in place for ages 14-17. Grant funded programs provide access for certain campers with special needs. Job Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in recreation, education, social work or related field, and a minimum of three years of camp program experience are required (YMCA camp experience preferred). Familiarity working with campers who have special needs is strongly encouraged. Certifications in First Aid, CPR and Lifeguarding are required and available upon hiring. The successful candidate will have experience training and coaching counselors, organizing health and registration forms, designing weekly schedules, planning special programs, facilitating a range of camp activities, and monitoring camp operations. Communicating effectively with children and families is a top priority of this position. Computer skills are needed to print rosters and schedules and to manage training and licensing materials.

Salary Information: $10-$12/hour based on the qualifications of applicant. Employment dates are May 1 –August 29, 2014, with minimum wage opportunities from March 1 through April 30.

Room and Board Provided: No

How to Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Jon Sporer at

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Contact: Jonathan Sporer
2306 Haslett Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823

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