Camp Name: Camp Piomingo
Camp Location: Brandenburg, KY
Camp Description: YMCA Camp Piomingo is located within Otter Creek Outdoor Recreation Area in Brandenburg, KY - a 50 minute drive from downtown Louisville and less than 15 minutes from each of two other nearby towns. The ACA accredited camp has a camper capacity of over 300 and has the only equestrian camp program in the state with 24 horses and a 14-stable barn. The $1 million operation (75% summer camp, 15% school-year groups, 10% contributions) is poised for growth with enrollment trending upward in recent years.
Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Greater Louisville
YMCA Location: Louisville, KY
Job Description and Required Certifications: As the nations leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a lasting difference in your community. The YMCA of Greater Louisville is a vibrant YMCA known to be mission-oriented and cause-driven. This is a great opportunity for an innovative, growth-oriented camp professional with a belief in the value of camping to be a part of the leadership team of historic YMCA Camp Piomingo. Operating continuously since 1938, Camp Piomingo is located on 360 beautiful acres within 2,600 acres of access-controlled state park land just 30 miles from Louisville. KNOW HOW/REQUIREMENTS: Commitment to the mission and values of the YMCA Commitment to the Vision of YMCA Camp Piomingo o We are a YMCA Camp with a Campers and Guests first belief, committed to training exceptional staff, who foster unique, life-changing experiences that provide a home away from home for those we serve. Multi-task and detail oriented, organized, and energetic Cultivate, maintain and enhance a vision for Equestrian, Group Camping, and Day Camp Programs Perform general maintenance tasks as needed (cleaning, changing light bulbs, fixing toilets, etc ) This position requires a person with knowledge of equestrian management and riding experience Must be able to work in hot conditions and around horses for extended periods of time and perform physical tasks as needed Set-up and tear down rooms for various activities and meetings Responsible, self motivated and reliable Work to obtain relevant certifications and trainings to enhance job performance Focus on customer service Work with children to develop friendships, character and fun Prior camp experience and equestrian experience preferred Build relationships with customers, community, and volunteers Logistical management Creative program development Fiscal Management College Diploma in a field relevant to the position Minimum age 21 to apply for this position ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Demonstrate a positive attitude, driven to provide campers and guests with an incredible experience Lead a quality equestrian program with excellent equestrian staff, horses, and facilities o All barn facilities, trails and tack o Progressive curriculum that develops confidence and riding skills in all riders o General horse care hooves, health, feeding o Hiring of equestrian staff (summer and group season) o Continue to grow and improve Equestrian program Create and grow a Camp Piomingo Day Camp o Programming, staffing and development o Marketing Lead and grow the quality and quantity of Group Camping o Marketing to recruit more groups o Scheduling, contracting, and programming for all school-year groups o Staffing and coverage for all school-year groups Driving of camp vehicles and machinery (tractors, large mowers, horse trailer, Camp Van etc ) Cleaning of YMCA facility and equipment as assigned Relationship building with Campers, Guests, and Staff Facility Security Work and live on site Work nights and weekends when campers are on site Participate in staff meetings and trainings Personal and professional development as it relates to enhancing the camp experience for all we serve SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Budget responsibility $400,000 Summer Equestrian Program volume approx. 220 camper-weeks Anticipated Summer Day Camp size approx. 130 camper-weeks School-year Groups currently 60 days per year Staff development responsibility for 10 part time seasonal staff Direct facility management responsibility for stables and fenced riding/pasture areas; shared responsibility for the rest of the over 40 buildings on the 360 acres
Salary Information: $27,000 - $30,000
Room and Board Provided: Yes
How to Apply: YMCA of Greater Louisville, Attn: Lisa Dunlap, 545 S. 2nd Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Apply Online: http://www.ymcalouisville.org
Apply By Email: Bjmurray@ymcalouisville.org
Apply By Phone: 800-411-5822
Contact: Lisa C Dunlap
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