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Camp Program Director

Company: Boys Club of NY
Location: Woodbury
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Camp Program Director Location: BCNY Camp @ Harriman State Park, 553 Arden Valley Road, Southfields, NY 10975? Salary: $20,000-$25,000Employment Type: Seasonal, Residential May 01, 2024 - August 31, 2024 Mandatory Training: June 24, 2024 - July 05, 2024 About UsSince 1876, The Boys' Club of New York (BCNY) has been partnering with boys and young men in after-school, weekend, and summer programs that support youth growth and development. BCNY's two well-equipped clubhouses in East Harlem and Flushing and its wilderness camp in Harriman State Park offer activities and programs remarkable in their range. From swimming to robotics and enjoying ice skating in Central Park and a trip to the theatre on Saturdays, BCNY programs and events deepen interests and skills and are free of charge to members and their families. With the increase in youth directly impacted by the shelter and homelessness crisis in New York City, BCNY is dedicated to increasing equitable access to its free, high quality youth programs that foster brave spaces where boys and young men can connect, have fun and build lifelong friendships with peers and mentor. Part of that mission is our commitment to BCNY's expansion sites in the Bronx and Brooklyn that engage members within their communities with the same youth-centered ethos the organization is known for. Our dedicated and highly skilled staff and our professional advisory council have made BCNY a leader in youth programming across the field and we invite you join our team as we partner with boys and young men as they journey through their childhoods and our clubhouses. Job SummaryWe are a COVID-19 proactive organization that follows applicable health and safety regulations to help protect our members and staff. Harriman Base Camp employees are not required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless it is specified under requirements. BCNY strongly encourages all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and obtain a booster shot. Harriman Base Camp's (HBC) primary goals are to develop and foster environmental awareness, wilderness skills, teamwork and community, a spirit of adventure, and BCNY's 4C's.Reporting to the Director of Camp Administration, the Program Director is responsible for the supervision of camp programming, including spending their day "in the field". The Program Director will ensure that specialists and counselors are prepared to lead robust programs, and to help facilitate the execution of the daily schedule as well as special events, theme days, and field trips. In collaboration with the Director of Camp Administration, the Program Director ensures the intended facilitation of activities and programs on and off campus, including the assessment and evaluation of specialists and counselors' aspects of the camp's operations, program development, promotion, and internal communication. Must be available for mandatory training in June. Responsibilities

  • Under the management of the Director of Camp Administration, establish goals and objectives for activities
  • Field questions and concerns of parents/guardians before and during camp.
  • In conjunction with the Director of Camp Administration recruit and hire a skilled team of camp familiar employees.
  • Co Host and attend family orientations for camp recruitment and registration.
  • Oversee, assess, and interact with programs and staff on a scheduled and consistent basis.
  • Coach and model recommendations for desired behaviors within the camp community for staff and members.
  • Maintain policies and procedures that ensure the safety and well-being of all stakeholders including but not limited to members, staff, volunteers, interns and visitors.
  • Ensure that program staff understand and can turn key program standards in the camp environment, This includes basic standards of Leave no Trace, function, position, and community agreements.
  • Monitors and ensures appropriate participant behavior and adherence to camp rules and regulations.
  • Navigate emergency situations and incidents in conjunction with the Director of Camp Administration.Requirements
    • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.?
    • Bachelor's degree and two to three years of related experience in the Human Services Industry preferred
    • Other education, experience, training, licensure, or certification per state requirements or as required by applicable regulations
      • First Aid and CPR Certification required or must be able to obtain certification or become certified once employed. Safe Serv, Anaphylaxis response and Pool Activity Leader training also required.
        • Ability to pass a background check and physical exam.
        • All staff must be up to date on all required immunizations and provide proof of their MMR according to NY State.
        • Must submit proof of health examination within the past year and immunization record prior to first day of work. Qualifications
          • Demonstrated experience working with people of widely diverging backgrounds, cultures, political beliefs, and socio-economic strata
          • Ability to communicate effectively with external partners in person and virtually.
          • In-depth knowledge of safety regulations and health and sanitation requirements.
          • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
          • Ability to adapt and effectively execute with short notice.
          • Ability to navigate the outdoors and rough terrains.
          • Budget and finance management experience
          • Proficiency in office software Microsoft Office, ADP, and Salesforce
          • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
          • Current driver's license, car registration, and auto insurance
          • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to multitask to meet deadlines
          • At least 1 year of experience with youth and camp experience preferred.
          • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors in varied conditions.
          • Bilingual Spanish/English or Mandarin/English preferred. What We Offer
            • Food, Room and Board provided
            • Fun team environment - lots of camp spirit!
            • PTO: Sick time only? The Boys' Club of New York is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law. If you have a disability or other protected need requiring an accommodation, please contact Human Resources. Compensation details: 20000-25000 Yearly SalaryPI0f8ea6786d60-31181-33832128

Keywords: Boys Club of NY, Hicksville , Camp Program Director, Executive , Woodbury, New York

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