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Camp SummerQuest Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Camp SummerQuest Coordinator supervises Camp SummerQuest, a co-ed travel day camp for grades 6-10. The coordinator is responsible for maintaining health records, communicating with parents, coordinating trips and on the spot decision making.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide positive supervision of SummerQuest participants.
  2. Facilitate a safe and fun program environment.
  3. Respond to emergencies appropriately.
  4. Maintain health records of campers.
  5. Supervise camp staff.
  6. Lead games and activities for SummerQuest participants, including hikes, high adventure and camping.
  7. Work with the Youth and Teen Director to create and implement impromptu activities.
  8. In a rotating schedule including other Camp Coordinators, supervise the camp in the absence of the Youth and Teen Director.
  9. Follow schedules and be on time.
  10. Provide guidance and discipline to SummerQuest participants.
  11. Keep program equipment clean and organized.
  12. Report areas of concern to Youth and Teen Director.
  13. Provide all communication to parents and address problems/concerns in timely manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent and two seasons of experience working with youth in a camp setting. YMCA experience preferred.
  2. Must be 18 years or older.
  3. Attend 40 hours of training as outlined in training schedule and obtain CPR, First Aid and AED certifications which will be provided through the Madison Area YMCA.
  4. Must be available beginning June 18, 2018.
  5. Camp staff can take up to one week (5 days) of unpaid vacation days and this request must be approved in writing by director prior to the start of camp.
  6. Maintain certifications or become certified in CPR, First Aid and AED, and Lifeguarding.
  7. Willingness to participate in high adventure activities, if needed.
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