Work where you can make a difference! Work at the Y…….
There are many job opportunities at the YMCA.
Please download and fill out the below application and submit to:
27 William Street
Auburn, NY 13021
You may also e-mail your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAMP Y-OWASCO JOB OPENINGS – Summer 2014
Help us change the world one child at a time at Camp Y-Owasco! There are many different roles in which one might help kids at camp. Click here for more information about working at the greatest place on Earth: www.y-owasco.org/employment.html.
Cabin Counselors are responsible for the complete safety and entertainment of 8-12 children. Other duties include, but are not limited to: Planning and teaching lessons for activity periods, facilitating smorgasbord activities, planning and implementing cabin activities, maintaining a positive attitude, leading by example in ALL situations, responding quickly and appropriately to emergencies and emergency drills, greeting campers and parents, assisting with all-camp games and events, using appropriate discipline techniques to manage children’s behavior, assisting with maintaining the cleanliness of camp, and singing, dancing, and playing frequently. Click here for more information: www.y-owasco.org/employment-counselor.html
The Waterfront Director is responsible for safety and supervising all happenings on the waterfront, including campers and staff. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supervising lifeguards and waterfront instructors, dealing with discipline issues at the waterfront (campers and staff), waterfront inventory, coordinating with the Program Director to schedule staff for aquatic programs, conducting swim tests, overseeing swim lessons, implementing lost swimmer drills, checking the waterfront areas daily for safety, and generally being responsible for everything that happens at the waterfront. Click here for more information: www.y-owasco.org/employment-wfd.html
Medical Director (“Camp Nurse”)
The Medical Director (commonly called the “camp nurse”) is responsible for assisting staff in maintaining the health and safety of campers and staff. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, administering first aid as necessary, responding quickly and efficiently to emergencies and emergency drills as they occur, dispensing medicine as directed by a doctor, signing in or out campers who arrive late or leave early, consulting campers and staff on medical issues as qualifications permit, documenting all medical activity, assisting with check-in and check-out, assisting with training staff in first-aid procedures, answering phone calls to camp as availability allows, and maintaining the camp infirmary. Click here for more information: www.y-owasco.org/employment-md.html
Assistant Program Director
The Assistant Program Director is responsible for supporting the Program Director in every facet of his/her position. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, scheduling, planning, and coordinating smorgasbord; managing the camp store; assisting with camper discipline and guidance; coordinating the camp time table; assisting with the scheduling, assignment, evaluation, and supervision of staff; and filling in for the Program Director in his/her absence. Click here for more information: www.y-owasco.org/employment-apd.html
The Leadership Director is responsible for planning and implementing a 5-week day and resident camp Counselor-In-Training (CIT) program to train the future staff of Camp Y-Owasco as well as designing and facilitating 3-week day and resident camp Leaders-In-Training (LIT) program. This person will be held responsible for the physical and emotional safety of the LIT and CIT campers and will help lead the LITs on a canoe trip off site at a regional river! Other duties include, but are not limited to, documenting the LIT and CIT activities and curriculum for future use, being flexible enough to adapt the program to the needs of camp, mentoring CITs, LITs, and Junior Counselors, supervising the CITs and LITs, evaluating the CITs and LITs, providing teambuilding, challenge course and appropriate programming to the CITs and LITs and other campers, teaching program areas as necessary and as available, and assisting other individuals and/or filling in as camp requires, especially after CIT graduation. Applicants should be competent in their outdoor living skills. Note: There are TWO positions available: one male and one female.
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Food Service Director:
The Food Service Director is responsible for leadership of the camp kitchen, including planning, preparing, and serving all meals during resident camp and specialty camp sessions and staff training, preparing pack-out dinners for day camp sleepovers, organizing and cleaning the camp kitchen, training and supervising the kitchen staff, maintaining all sanitation standards for food service establishments as set by the New York State Department of Health, and receiving and storing all foodstuffs and related supplies. The Food Service Director will place all food stuff orders and manage the kitchen budget and supplies. He/she is responsible for cooking and preparing food for at least half of the camp kitchen time and trains the Assistant Food Service Director to take the lead in his/her absence. Click here for more information: www.y-owasco.org/employment-fsd.html
Assistant Food Service Director
The Assistant Food Service Director is responsible is leading the kitchen staff team in the absence of the food service director and backing up the duties of the Food Service Director as assigned. A typical day will include supervising half of the day in the kitchen (including 1-3 other staff) while preparing and serving assigned meals during that shift. The Assistant Food Service Director works during resident camp and specialty camp sessions and may be assigned to work during sleepovers and may oversee and manage deliveries if the Food Service Director is not available. Other duties may include organizing and cleaning the camp kitchen and maintaining all sanitation standards for food service establishments as set by the New York State Department of Health. Click here for more information: www.y-owasco.org/employment-afsd.html
Kitchen staff are responsible for the preparing and serving all meals during resident camp sessions and staff training, potentially preparing pack-out dinners and supplies for day camp sleepovers and off-site trips, organizing and cleaning the camp kitchen , dishes and supplies, training, assisting in maintaining all sanitation standards for food service establishments as set by the New York State Department of Health, and assisting in receiving and storing all foodstuffs and related supplies. All staff will be scheduled and supervised by the Food Service Director or his/her assistant. Click here for more information: www.y-owasco.org/employment-KS.html