Sports & Recreation
Sports and Games Director
Description: Individual applying must be 18 years of age. Responsible for planning, directing, and supervising fun / age + ability appropriate programs and activities for campers. Design and implement activities that make use of a variety of equipment, the camp environment, and resources available. It is the responsibility of the S+G Director to maintain a clean and organized storage space as well as ensure the safety of campers in their care. S+G 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. S+G Director will often have the assistance of a counselor / CIT during programs.
Position Start Date: June 22 (June 20 if choose to be Lifeguard trained)
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 www.wiyaka.org for more information.
Camp Director/Contact person for additional employment information: Kate Wesolowski
Work Phone: 978 249 3305 (ex 21 if prompted)
Email: KWesolowski@ymcaathol.org or CampWiyaka@yahoo.com
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:
Athol Area YMCA
545 Main St.
978 249 3305