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Job Category:

Sports & Recreation

Position Title:

Asst. Camp Director

Position Description:

Camp Description: Camp Wa Wa Segowea is embarking on the next chapter in its 100 year history, as the Northwestern CT YMCA takes over the operation of this historic program. Utilizing its setting on nearly 500 acres of scenic property, including a 30-acre private lake, we look forward to providing an exceptional camping experience. Camp Wa Wa Segowea values the development of every child in Spirit, Mind, & Body; we incorporate the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility in everything we do. Every child is unique, yet every child has the same critical need to discover who they are, stretch their wings and prepare for life ahead. We seek staff members that share our vision of helping campers grow through their camp experience. Learn more at Sponsoring YMCA: Northwestern Connecticut YMCA

Job Description and Required Certifications: The Assistant Director provides a safe and quality camp experience for all, by assisting the Camp Director with the operation of camp, fulfilling staff leadership roles, and supervising & evaluating staff & campers. Provides a quality camp experience to children, staff, and parents focused on YMCA core values: caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility, consistent with the YMCA Mission and the YMCA Cause. The Assistant Director will provide a safe and nurturing environment for everyone and will be actively involved and have a positive attitude about all camp activities. QUALIFICATIONS & CERTIFICATIONS: 1. Two years or more of college or work experience preferred. 2. At least 21 years of age. 3. Valid Driverís License 4. Three years or more of specialized experience in two or more of the following areas: sports, outdoor life, arts & crafts, & weekend or evening programs,. 5. Three years of more of training & experience leading camp activities. 6. Current CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Emergency Oxygen, & First Aid Certifications. 7. Previous experience with supervising and leading staff in a summer camp setting. 8. Previous experience working with diverse populations. 9. Previous experience as a Unit Leader or related position in a summer camp or related field. 10. Ability to effectively work in a developmentally appropriate way with children ages 7-16. 11. Ability to teach leadership development skills. 12. Knowledge and skills in teambuilding 13. YMCA Working with Youth Ages 5-12, certification or the equivalent training and experience preferred. 14. Principles of YMCA Youth Work: Working with Teens 12-17 certification or the equivalent training and experience preferred.

Salary Information: Depends on qualifications on experience Room and Board Provided: Yes

How to Apply: Apply Online: Contact: Jason Cohen

Type of position:


Degree Requirement:


Recreation Management

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Employer Details:

Employer Name:

Northwestern CT YMCA


Northwestern CT YMCA - Torrington





259 Prospect Street







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Website: Website)

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