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Job Category:

Sports & Recreation

Position Title:

Waterfront Director

Position Description:

Description: Individual applying must be 21 years of age. The Waterfront Director is responsible for planning, directing, and supervising fun / age + ability appropriate programs and activities for campers while utilizing equipment available (boats, game supplies, water supplies, etc.). It is the responsibility of the Waterfront Director to maintain a safe, sanitary, and organized environment for waterfront activities as well as for all storage facilities used in connection to waterfront activities or equipment. It is the responsibility of the Waterfront Director to ensure the safety of campers within the waterfront space. At the start of each week, the Waterfront Director will assess campers swimming abilities and assign tags that will create restrictions on area of swim and boats checked out. The Waterfront Director is a member of the senior staff team, and as such, is responsible for assisting to lead general camp activities, camper safety, and basic maintenance of the facility. The Waterfront Director will supervise all lifeguards on duty.

Position Start Date: June 20 Salary Range: $225 - $260 per week

Description of Camp Wiyaka: Located on Sandy Pond, Camp Wiyaka is a wonderful place for children ages 7 – 15 to spend a week (or two or five) exploring, discovering, and creating lasting friendships. There are over 60 acres of woods and fields and a 23 acre lake! Our proposed 2013 staff season runs from June 20 to August 18 which includes Lifeguard Training (optional) and a Staff Orientation week prior to camper’s arrival. Our resident camp can accommodate about 70 campers per week, and our daily schedule allows the children to participate in traditional camp offerings such as swimming, boating, doing arts and crafts, archery, playing sports and games, learning about nature, and more. Nightly sing-along campfires, family style meals, and platform tents have been a part of Camp Wiyaka tradition since 1921. Please see our website at for more information.

Camp Director/Contact person for additional employment information: Kate Wesolowski Work Phone: 978 249 3305 (ex 21 if prompted) Email: or Location: 100 Sandy Pond Rd. Richmond, NH 03470 / c/o Athol Area YMCA (Massachusetts)

Proposed 2013 Camp Dates: June 30 – August 16 Deadline to apply: May 18, 2013 Some positions include a cash bonus for specific certifications (Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED, Archery, Riflery, Swim Instructor, etc.)

Type of position:


Degree Requirement:


Recreation Management

Salary Range:

Application Deadline:


Employer Details:

Employer Name:

Kate Wesolowski


Athol Area YMCA




Camp Wiyaka


545 Main St.







Phone Number:

978 249 3305

Website: Website)

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