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Camp Director

Company: Ocean Community YMCA
Location: Charlestown
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

The Ocean Community YMCA is now seeking an experienced Camp Director for our beautiful summer day camp, Camp Watchaug, located on 26 beautiful acres on Watchaug Pond in Charlestown, RI. -This is a 40hr/week, Full-Time exempt position.Under the supervision of the Executive Branch Director, this position develops, organizes, and implements high-quality programs and activities at Camp Watchaug. - Through leadership, this person will be responsible for overseeing Camp Watchaug to include seasonal programs, scheduled activities, organizing events, and managing staff. -
Responsibilities Include:

  • Understanding and ensuring that the American Camping Association (ACA) standards are followed.
  • Serving as a community leader by building collaborations with related agencies in order to advance the Y's mission and goals in accordance with the strategic plan.
  • Expanding Camp Watchaug programs within the multiple communities in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
  • Developing and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  • Evaluating current programs for financial viability
  • Broadening Camp activities to include programs with local schools, developing Camp for older teens, corporate retreats, rentals/events, programming for YMCA members at Camp
  • Increasing the number of campers at Camp Watchaug each week in the summer
  • Enforcing all camp rules and policies, including safety and health policies
  • Markets new and current camp programs in conjunction with the Vice President of Marketing
  • Conducting safety and other training for staff
  • Working closely with financial development team to secure donations and grants to support Camp scholarships and facility improvements
  • Participating in Annual Support Campaign and recruiting campaigners
  • Working with Camp Committee of volunteers and camp alumni committee
  • Writing and managing department budgetQualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree of Science in Physical Education or its equivalent
    • minimum of 3 years of successful experience in physical education or recreation. -
    • Competence in leadership, motivation, public relations, staff supervision and knowledge of camp facilities management. -
    • Must possess current certification in CPR/AED/First Aid and Emergency Oxygen Administration-Red Cross or equivalent.Interested parties should apply on-line TODAY!

Keywords: Ocean Community YMCA, Warwick , Camp Director, Executive , Charlestown, Rhode Island

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