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Summer Camp Director

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United Methodist City Society
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Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY
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Published 11 days ago

The United Methodist City Society is looking for a director for our summer programs at Camp Olmsted.

Camp Olmsted is located in Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY which is about 90 minutes from NYC.

Our program serves boys and girls age 6-14 years old. Our abbreviated 2021 season starts at the end of June and ends August 6th. Program activities include swimming, arts and crafts, ropes challenge courses, hiking, student performances, kiddies kitchen and sports.

Candidates should have supervisory experience, prior experience working with children and must be comfortable in an outdoor camp program setting. Candidates must also have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s Preferred) and some work experience related to camping.

Responsibilities include the following:

• Provide direction to the camp overall program and activities in collaboration with other leadership staff;

• Provide direction to staff through personal involvement, observation of cabins, groups and other small and large group activities;

• Participate in pre-camp activities and preparations as necessary (such as hiring consultants, preparing the orientation schedule, developing program strategies, etc.);

• Participate in interviewing and hiring of staff;

• Provide on-site training (orientation) prior to the arrival of campers;

• Serve as direct supervisor to assistant director, cook, medical director and pool director;

• Conduct supervisory conferences with direct reports and completing appropriate evaluations;

• Conduct staff meetings on a regular basis to get feedback and enhance program;

• Evaluate program activities with staff on an ongoing basis;

• Ensure that all paperwork and appropriate documents are completed and submitted in a timely fashion;

• Keep positive and open communication with parents;

• Obtain all licenses and certifications as required;

• Serve as liaison between the camp and the main office of United Methodist City Society and attend Camp Board of Directors meetings as required; and

• Attend a minimum of two (2) ACA sponsored meetings/training sessions per year.


Please note - room and board is provided and all candidates will be required to undergo a criminal background check.

The United Methodist City Society is looking for a director for our summer programs at Camp Olmsted.

Camp Olmsted is located in Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY which is about 90 minutes from NYC.

Our program serves boys and girls age 6-14 years old. Our…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    June 14, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 28, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

Salary is based on qualifications and experience

Level of Language Proficiency

Candidates must be proficient in English.

Candidates must be proficient in English.

Location

On-site
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY

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