Position Title: Temporary Exempt Camp Coordinator Supervisor: Camp Director
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 Camp Coordinator will plan and develop the weekly activity schedule, staff schedules (Time off schedule, cabin assignments) and provide assistance and support to the general counselor and specialist staff. This person will live on camp for the duration of the camp season, but will not have cabin duties.
II. Duration The Camp Coordinator will assume role on June 25, 2018 for Specialist week, 1 week of pre-camp staff training and 6 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday evening each week. The Camp Coordinator will work Specialist and staff training weeks plus 6 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday evening each week. Specific dates camp is open are July 8 -August 7, 2018. Additional weekend coverage will be required for 2 additional weekends during the summer. The Camp Coordinator will remain on camp until August 19, 2018 to assist Camp Director and staff in the cleaning and closing of the camp facility.
III. Specific Responsibilities - 100%
Develop Weekly Activity Schedule with staff assignments
Communicate activity assignments for weekly schedule at Sunday staff meetings
Meet weekly with Aquatics Director and Program specialist for scheduling input of activity leaders and lifeguards
Establish good rapport and communicate with parents or guardians of campers on all matters related to camper experience and scheduling
Serve as a positive role model in language, appearance, and behavior
Oversee staff schedules and cabin assignments
Plan and organize theme weeks with committee of staff members
Organize and delegate staff supervision for all evening activities
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.
Other duties may be assigned as required
21 years of age or older
Understanding of the Hidden Valley 4-H Camp schedule system
Experience working with youth in an outdoor camp setting
Previous experience in Camp Leadership
Knowledge of 4-H and Positive Youth Development
Ability to communicate effectively with Camp Director, entire camp staff, campers and camp families
Ability to works as a team with Administration, Specialist and General Camp staff
Ability to communicate with Day Camp parents on a courteous and professional level
Association Tmp Camp Clerk
No Grade - Annual
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