I. Summary The mission of Hidden Valley 4-H Camp is to provide youth with a fun, residential camp experience under the guidance of positive role models that emphasize community building, positive social interactions, environmental awareness and skill building. The Cloverbuds & Day Camp Director is responsible for the planning and implementing of the Cloverbuds Day Camp for the 5-7 year-old campers. The Cloverbuds & Day Camp Director does not have to live on the camp property for the summer. This person will have to stay on camp for the Thursday Night Sleepovers.
II. Duration The summer camp season for the Day Camp Director begins June 25, 2018 and includes 1 week of Specialists Meetings, 1 week of pre-camp Staff Training and 6 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday evening each week. Cloverbuds Camp runs from July 8 – August 17, 2018. Additional weekend coverage will be required for 2 additional weekends during the summer. The Cloverbuds and Day Camp Director will work the weekend of August 17 & 18 to assist Camp Director and staff in the cleaning and closing of the camp facility.
III. Specific Responsibilities
Develop, with Camp Coordinator, weekly program activity schedule utilizing age appropriate activities that focus on Positive Youth Development for the 5 to 7-year-old campers
Supervise Cloverbuds Staff in all activity areas
Establish, with the Camp Director, evaluation tools to measure outcomes of programs success in Positive Youth Development
Work with the camp registrar to ensure all camper medical information is accurate and updated
Provide supportive and timely communication with day camp parents as needed for the success of each camper
Support and embrace diversity in all interactions with campers, other staff members, volunteers and parents. Implement programs that engage diverse backgrounds, interests and learning styles.
Staff, plan and organize Thursday night sleep overs following Department of Health Regulations for supervision ratios
Serve as a positive role model in language, appearance, and behavior
Participate and provide leadership in all camp programs
Other duties may be assigned as required
21 years of age or older
Experience working with youth in an outdoor camp setting
Previous experience in Camp Leadership
Ability to supervise and organize youth and adults
Ability to communicate effectively with Camp Director, entire camp staff, campers and camp families
Incorporates Team Work and Flexibility into their daily work style
Ability to plan and lead programs
First Aid Responding to Emergency and/or CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certificates desired
POSITION DETAILS: This is an exempt, full-time position, 40 hours per week.
HOW TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, you must submit a complete online application, including the following materials: cover letter, resume and three (3) references in PDF or Microsoft Word format. Contact Kathy @ firstname.lastname@example.org with any submission questions.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.
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