Assistant Camp Director - Camper Life

Camp Gundalow - 176 Tuttle Lane, 176 Tuttle Lane, Greenland, New Hampshire, United States of America ● YMCA of the Seacoast - 550 Peverly Hill Road, 550 Peverly Hill Road, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States of America Req #1496
Friday, May 10, 2024

Camp Gundalow, in Greenland NH, is seeking an Assistant Director of Camper Life for the summer 2024 season! If you are looking for a fulfilling summer job where you can give back to others, facilitate change, lead from the front and enjoy working alongside a supportive team – this is the opportunity for YOU!

 

Our camp, a traditional day camp serves youth ages 5-12 while coaching campers to build relationships, try new things, make memories, and ensure camper safety all while having fun and acting as positive role models. We strive to build supportive and empowering teams to help all team members show up as their best and most authentic selves, so that you can learn, grow and thrive during your tenure at the Y.

 

This position supports staff in managing camper behavior with the goal of helping campers build relationships, follow the rules, and stay engaged in camp.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a collaborative member of the camp leadership team
  • Supports pre-camp training
  • Support training and coaching staff on behavior management including writing incident reports
  • Supervise campers who need a break from their group, activity or camp altogether
  • Continually implement and role model appropriate behavior management strategies
  • Collaborate with other staff and parents to create camper success and safety plans and communicate to all parties
  • Establish partnership with parent/guardians, including open and productive communication for support with camper behaviors and needs
  • Support staff in discreetly implementing camper success and safety plans in the group Provide a physically and psychologically safe environment and atmosphere for campers
  • Routinely and proactively observes, coaches, and supports camper experiences and needs
  • Continually model and teach character development and Y core value qualities

 

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years’ experience working with Youth and supporting staff preferred
  • High school degree or equivalent, related college coursework preferred
  • Possess strong organizational and group management skills
  • Proficient use of Word, Excel and Outlook and general computer and tablet functions
  • Able to bring a patient, caring, responsible, flexible and positive attitude to work
  • Must be available to attend camp trainings before and throughout camp season

 

Position Specifics:

  • Camp season runs 06/17/2024 through 08/23/2024 and must be able to work most of the camp weeks
  • Pay range $16 - $17hrdepending upon experience

 

Year-round employment opportunities are available with the YMCA. We encourage you to join our dynamic summer team, and support youth in creating a great summer camp experience!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
Location on Google Maps
  • Camp Gundalow - 176 Tuttle Lane, 176 Tuttle Lane, Greenland, New Hampshire, United States of America
  • YMCA of the Seacoast - 550 Peverly Hill Road, 550 Peverly Hill Road, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States of America