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Summer of 2023 Employment Opportunities

PositionMinimum AgeDatesSalary Range/WeekStatus
Resident Camp CounselorAge 18+6/4/23-8/11/23$350-400Open
Day Camp CounselorAge 18+6/4/23-8/18/23$425-475Open
Resident Camp Program Director (2)Age 21+6/4/23-8/20/23$525-575Open
Day Camp Asst. Program Director (2)Age 21+6/4/23-8/20/23$525-575Open
Program Director- LeadershipAge 21+6/4/23-8/18/23$500-550Open
MESH DirectorAge 21+6/4-8/11/23$475-525Open
Program Coordinator - TripsAge 21+6/4/23-8/11/23$475-525Open
Program Coordinator - WaterfrontAge 21+6/4/23-8/11/23$475-525Open
Program Coordinator - WaterskiAge 21+6/4/23-8/11/23$475-525Open
Program Instructor - NaturalistAge 21+6/4/23-8/11/23$375-425Open
Program Instructor - SailingAge 21+6/4/23-8/11/23$375-425Open
Program Instructor - CraftsAge 21+6/4/23-8/11/23$375-425Open
Program Instructor- Canoe/KayakingAge 21+6/4/23-8/11/23$375-425Open
Program Instructor- Target SportsAge 21+6/4/23-8/11/23$375-425Open
Program Assistant- Waterski (3)Age 18+6/4/23-8/11/23$375-425Open
Program Assistant- Asst WaterfrontAge 18+6/4/23-8/11/23$375-425Open
Program Assistant- Office/Trading Post AsstAge 18+6/4/23-8/11/23$375-425Open
Program Assistant - Grounds/Maintenance (2)Age 18+6/4/23-8/20/23$375-425Open
Program Assistant - TripsAge 18+6/4/23-8/11/23$375-425Open
Media SpecialistAge 18+6/4/23-8/20/23$375-425Open
Head Cook (2)Age 21+6/4/23-8/20/23$1,100Open
Kitchen/Cleaning Asst. (2)Age 17+6/4/23-8/20/23$375-425Open

Job Descriptions

Assistant Day Camp Director

CAMP JORN YMCA-ASSISTANT DAY CAMP DIRECTOR
Job Title: ASSISTANT DAY CAMP DIRECTOR
FLSA Status: Exempt
Status: Seasonal
Reports to: Day Camp Director
Department: Summer Camp
Revision Date: 11/11/22

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community
through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Provides direct leadership to
coordinate schedules, direct, and supervise programming for Day Camp in the following program areas:
sailing, crafts, canoeing/kayaking, target sports, biking, water ski/tubing, and waterfront.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1.  Assists with leading, planning, preparing, and general program operations in accordance with
    Camp Jorn guidelines
  2. Responsible for providing a safe, high quality environment for all campers and staff through
    maintaining compliance with program policies, procedures and schedules.
  3. Aids in the development of program curriculum and implementation following weekly themes
  4. Supervise and provide guidance to program staff and counselors.
  5.  Serve as a resource for day camp counselors on a daily basis
  6. Ensure that day camp staff are maintaining a clean living space on property
  7. Work alongside the Day Camp Director to develop and implement enriching programs
  8. Build effective, authentic relationships with campers; helping them connect with each other and to
    Camp Jorn YMCA.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others
and fulfill community needs. Builds effective, supportive working relationships with staff.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.
Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and
remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes
effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another.
Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals,
clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Strives to deliver a high-value experience
for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to
change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths
and limitations and how they impact relationships.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Possess current certifications in CPR/First Aid/AED, Lifeguard, & Wilderness FA
  2. Previous camp experience preferred
  3. Proven leadership ability with organizational skills and a talent for supporting others
  4. Ability to observe camper behavior and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  5. Ability to identify and respond to hazards in camp, respond and implement emergency plans.
  6. At least 21 years of age preferred.
  7. Ability to build relationships with campers, parents and staff.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical ability to perform camp skills such as but not limited to hiking, canoeing, running,
    physical games, and activities.
  • Ability to lift equipment up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.
  • Ability to respond to critical situations and act swiftly in an emergency.
Day Camp Counselor

CAMP JORN YMCA-DAY CAMP PROGRAM COUNSELOR
Job Title: DAY CAMP PROGRAM COUNSELOR
FLSA Status: Exempt
Status: Seasonal Department: Summer Camp
Reports to: Day Camp Director/Assistant Day Camp Director Revision Date: 11/9/22

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community
through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Provides leadership to plan, direct,
and deliver activities for campers in Day and Resident Camp programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Create and lead structured camp activities in accordance with Camp Jorn guidelines.
  2. Uphold and maintain camp, YMCA, DCF, and ACA standards in regards to camp activities.
  3. Ensure safety through enforcing all safety and health rules and guidelines among campers, peers,
    parents, and guests.
  4. Supervise and manage camper behavior effectively.
  5. Build effective, authentic relationships with campers; helping them connect with each other and to
    Camp Jorn YMCA.
  6. Ensure safety and cleanliness of camp program areas and living spaces.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others
and fulfill community needs. Builds effective, supportive working relationships with staff.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.
Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and
remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes
effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another.
Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals,
clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Strives to deliver a high-value experience
for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to
change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths
and limitations and how they impact relationships.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1.  Possess current certifications in CPR/First Aid/AED.
  2. Current certification or willingness to obtain Lifeguard Certification (Preferred)
  3.  Ability to plan, lead, and participate in a variety of camp activities.
  4. Ability to work as a member of a team and accomplish tasks.
  5. Ability to be flexible with job duties and responsibilities.
  6. The ability to work in outdoor conditions and environments for extended periods of time.
  7. At least 18 years of age and completed high school or the DPI equivalent.
  8. Ability to build relationships with campers, parents and staff.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to participate in camp activities such as but not limited to hiking, canoeing, running,
    physical games, and activities.
  • Ability to lift equipment up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to live in a cabin with another staff member.
  • Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.
Program Assistant- Office Assistant/Trading Post Assistant

CAMP JORN YMCA-PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Job Title: PROGRAM ASSISTANT- OFFICE/TRADING POST
FLSA Status: Exempt
Status: Seasonal Department: Summer Camp
Reports to: Program Director Revision Date: 11/10/2022

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Provides assistance to support, organize, and help in the office and Trading Post. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Responsible for the collection and distribution of all camper mail and assisting in preparation of out-going mail. 
  2. Assists in the total operation of the camp store including ordering stock, keeping trading post clean and orderly and responsible for maintaining accurate records of camper’s Trading Post accounts.
  3. Assist in day-to-day operation of the Camp office.
  4. Filing and copying documents as needed.
  5. Assist in camper check-in and/or check-out as needed.
  6. Build effective, authentic relationships with campers; helping them connect with each other and to Camp Jorn YMCA. 
  7. Other duties as assigned.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Builds effective, supportive working relationships with staff. 

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others. 

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings.  Strives to deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Possess current certifications in CPR/First Aid/AED.  
  2. Proficient in Microsoft Office, ability to learn other software.
  3. Ability to maintain an organized work space.
  4. Excellent communication skills.
  5. At least 18 years of age preferred.
  6. Ability to build relationships with campers, parents and staff.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift equipment up to 30 pounds. 
  • Ability to reason, problem solve and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time.

Contact

Please contact our Camp Operations Director, Joe Raasch, for further information regarding Resident Camp Summer of 2023 employment opportunities. Joe may be contacted via email at joe@campjornymca.org.

Please contact our Day Camp Director, Kris Bensen for further information regarding Day Camp Summer of 2023 employment opportunities. Kris may be contacted via email at kris@campjornymca.org.