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Becket Day Camp Assistant Director (seasonal full-time)—Join our Team!

Located on nearly 1500 forested acres in the Town of Becket, MA which is nestled within the beautiful Berkshire mountains of Western Massachusetts, the Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA operates multiple programs serving hundreds of campers and staff at a time. Boasting over a century of tradition, our industry leading accredited programs include the Becket Day Camp, Camp Becket for boys, Chimney Corners Camp for girls, the Travel & Service Programs, and the Berkshire Outdoor Center.

Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA (BCCYMCA) is seeking a fun, flexible, and motivated camp professional who is interested in either taking the next step in their career or looking for a new camp family for this summer. If you want to answer the call to provide the experience our youth need after a challenging year during the pandemic and are excited about being a dynamic community leader for a respected camp—we want to hear from you!

The Becket Day Camp serves 85 campers ages 6-14 a week for 8 weeks and strives to continue making a positive impact in social and emotional learning through a diverse array of activities, including swimming and canoeing, archery, low-ropes course adventures and team building initiatives, gardening, arts, hiking, nature discovery, and more—all amidst a small group of camper peers and friendly energetic counselors!

The Day Camp Assistant Director will have the provide support to a team of 12 camp counselors, a dedicated nurse, office support staff, and dedicated waterfront staff. Mentorship is provided by a seasoned Day Camp Director and an experienced Executive Director, who has over 14 years’ experience directing camps. The Becket Day Camp relies on a culture that believes success is highest when accomplished together by a focused team that deeply believes in a camper centered, flexible, and enjoyable summer experience.

 Qualifications & Experience:

  • Prefer at least 2 years in a in a camp setting; seeking highly organized and logistically talented candidates.
  • Current enrolled to achieve a Bachelor’s degree in education, recreation, or related field preferred; HS Diploma & prior relevant experience will be considered.
  • Be 21+ years old and have a valid driver’s license. 
  • Be able to work with staff and children in the outdoors, in varying weather conditions, administering and participating in all camp activities, some of which may be physically demanding.
  • Have excellent communication and organizational skills, confidence and willingness to interact in a positive and motivational manner with staff, campers, and families. 

Dates and Pay:

We encourage all applicants who can be on-site from June 14th to August 20th to apply. Availability for assisting with preparations and arriving by June 1st is preferred.

Weekly salary is competitive. On-site housing is available.  

Don’t Wait, Apply Today!

https://bccymca.org/employment/summer-positions/day-camp

Becket Day Camp Assistant Director (seasonal full-time)—Join our Team!

Located on nearly 1500 forested acres in the Town of Becket, MA which is nestled within the beautiful Berkshire mountains of Western Massachusetts, the Becket-Chimney…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Location

On-site
748 Hamilton Road, Becket, MA 01223, United States

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking on the job on our website and using the ADP portal:

https://bccymca.org/employment/summer-positions/day-camp

Please apply by clicking on the job on our website and using the ADP portal:

https://bccymca.org/employment/summer-positions/day-camp

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