Camp Name: YMCA Camp Eberhart
Camp Location: Three Rivers, MI
Camp Description: The Y has a long, proud history in camping activities and YMCA Camp Eberhart has been committed to nurturing youth development for more than 100 years. Not only do we provide a lifetime's worth of skills and experiences, but YMCA Camp Eberhart also strengthens the foundations of our communities through summer camp, specialty camps year-round, retreats, and other camping programs and activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. At YMCA Camp Eberhart, we are a haven for learning and achievement for all children with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.
Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Michiana Inc.
YMCA Location: South Bend, IN
Job Description and Required Certifications: YMCA Camp Eberhart is seeking an experienced Water Programs Director (must be 21 or older). Qualifications: Ability to schedule and supervise staff. Desire and ability to work with children outdoors. Current certification in first aid and CPR. Prior experience in the development and delivery of recreational programs. Experience: Experience in a variety of program activities offered at the camp. Experience in supervising others especially peers is preferred. Specific Responsibilities: Plan, direct, and supervise a safe and fun waterfront program. o Develop lesson plans that meet camp goals o Evaluate aquatics abilities of campers and staff o Deliver creative swim and watercraft program activities Train and supervise waterfront staff. o Assist in the planning and implementation of staff training. o Train waterfront and counseling staff in their waterfront responsibilities o Supervise waterfront staff to provide a safe and high-quality program o Supervise the waterfront staff evaluation process o Directly supervise other aquatic staff Manage the physical facilities and equipment in the waterfront program area. o Set up waterfront area prior to and during staff training o Teach and monitor proper use of equipment o Conduct initial and end-of-season inventory, and store equipment for safety o Check equipment, and make (or file for) repairs. o Conduct a daily check of equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair o Submit orders for equipment and supplies when needed, ensuring timely arrival of materials Participate as a member of the camp management team to plan, direct, and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions. Participate in management and staff meetings. Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning and leading those as assigned.
Salary Information: 10 week summer contract - $3000, room and board included
Room and Board Provided: Yes
How to Apply: email application or resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply By Email: email@example.com
Apply By Phone: 269-244-5125
Contact: Carolyn Grace
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