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 Program Manager is responsible for assistance in the planning of camp activities, including evening programs. This will include scheduling of staff to lead these programs. This resident Program Manager will live on camp property for the duration of the camp season.
II. Duration The Program Manager will assume role on June 17, 2019 to assist the Camp Manager for Specialist week, one week of pre-camp staff training and 5 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday afternoon to Friday afternoon weekly. The Program Manager will work Specialist and staff 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 weekend during the summer, July 19-21. The Program Manager will remain on camp until August 11, 2019 to assist in the cleaning and closing of the camp facility.
III. Specific Responsibilities
Plan and organize a variety of recreation programs for campers with assistance from Camp Leadership team that included Specialists, Camp Manager and Assistant Manager.
Assure campers are properly supervised at all times.
Be physically able to accompany campers to any of the camp activities.
Plan and facilitate evening program activities for campers.
Schedule staff to facilitate and/or assist with program efforts.
Assist the Camp Manager and Assistant Manager with camp check in and throughout the week as needed.
Help facilitate all camp activities during emergency procedures.
Provide a staff presence in the Program Area at Camp.
Enforce camp rule and regulations; model standards for conduct as they pertain to camp staff and campers.
Serve as a positive role model in language, appearance, and behavior.
Establish good rapport and communicate with parents/caregivers or guardians of campers on matters that relate to camper experience.
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 throughout the camping season.
21 years of age by start of summer camping season
Experience working with youth in an outdoor camp setting
Previous experience in camp leadership and knowledge of 4-H and Positive Youth Development
Residential camp experience desired
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 @ email@example.com 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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