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 Assistant Manager is responsible for co-operating the children's resident and day camp with the Camp Manager, assist with training and supervision of staff and assisting the Camp Manager in administrative tasks. The Assistant Manager is required to live on camp property for duration of the camp season.
II. Duration The Assistant Manager will assume this role on June 17, 2019 in order to assist the Camp Manager in opening camp until the move to camp on June 24. The Assistant Manager will work during two training weeks plus 5 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday evening each week. Specific dates camp is open are July 7 -August 9, 2019. Additional weekend coverage will be required for one additional weekend during the summer (July 19-21). The Assistant Manager will remain on camp until August 9 to assist in the cleaning and closing of the camp facility.
III. Specific Responsibilities
Supervise specialists, general counselors, and junior counselors in all activity areas
Assist Camp Manager with preparation of staff monitoring and performance reviews
Assist in the oversight of Day and Cloverbud Campers
Assist the Camp Manager in communication with parents, camper home sick issues with staff and oversee staff time off shifts
Assist Day Camp staff with planning activities and acquiring project materials
Enforce camp rules and regulations; model standards for conduct as they pertain to camp staff and campers
Enforce regulations in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan, approved by the NYS Department of Health
Establish good rapport and communicate with parents or guardians of campers on all matters related to camper experience
Serve as a positive role model in language, appearance, and behavior
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
IV. Essential Functions
Have visual ability to recognize hazards in the camp setting as well as physical symptoms of camper injury or illness
Have auditory ability to respond appropriately to hazards and any camper concerns
Assure campers are properly supervised at all times
Be physically able to accompany campers to any camp activities
Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, respect for diversity and youth engagement
Be able to observe camper behavior in daily camp life, to respond verbally to health and safety concerns, and to deal appropriately with any improper or challenging behavior
21 years of age by the start of the summer camping season
Previous experience in camp leadership, and knowledge of 4-H and Positive Youth Development
Incorporates Team Work and Flexibility into their daily work style
Experience working with youth in an outdoor camp setting
Residential Camp experience desired
Ability to communicate effectively with Camp Manager, entire camp staff and camp families
Ability to supervise and organize youth and adults
Basic computer skills including spread sheets, word processing and email
CPR for the Professional Rescuer and/or First Aid Responding to Emergencies desired
POSITION DETAILS: This is an exempt classified, camp position.
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.
External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) Please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance here: http://cce.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/applying_for_a_job_-_external_5-2016_v2.pdf
Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants. Please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance here: http://spstaff2.cce.cornell.edu/human_resources/Documents/Staffing/Applying%20for%20a%20Job%20-%20Internal.pdf
No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.
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