Resident Camp Photographer or Videographer
Job Details
Camp Widjiwagan - Antioch, TN
Seasonal
Camp Widji/Joe C. Davis Outdoor Center
Description

Please click HERE to watch a short video regarding the experience and expectations of Camp Widji Staff prior to completing the application. 

 

Returning Camp Widji seasonal staff? We’d love to have you back! Complete your seasonal staff agreement today and receive a bonus at the end of summer!

 

Pay:  $110 per day

 

Position Summary:

Consistent with the Christian mission and vision of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee, and in cooperation with other YMCA staff, under the direction of the Resident Camp Director, the Photographer/Videographer is responsible for capturing magical moments with campers and staff via photography and video and uploading to the website and other platforms.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Model the YMCA core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility
  • Be an appropriate role model for all campers
  • Guide the camper’s character development and facilitate friendship forging in their “tribe”
  • Participate in camp family programs
  • Communicate inventory of supplies and materials needed to Camp Directors
  • Assist in development of slide shows, taking photographs and video, and all projects related assigned by Camp Directors
  • Responsible for updating daily photos of camp programs and activities to website and social media
  • Maintain correspondence home to parents of campers in a timely manner
  • Serve as cabin counselor
  • Ensure the safety of all youth and guest at all times while meeting the individual needs of the participants in a fun environment
  • Know, adhere to, and enforce all YMCA rules, policies and emergency procedures
  • Follow all rules and safety regulations as set forth by the center
  • Ensures that each guest and client has a pleasant experience and their goals and purpose was adequately met
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with other staff
  • Be alert to program safety factors and potential hazards; prevent accidents and minimize or eliminate hazardous situations; report any problems or hazards to the Resident Camp Director or Executive Director

 

Qualifications

Passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to the mission and cause of the YMCA

Superior supervisory skills and an enthusiastic personality with the ability to inspire and motivate staff, volunteers, and participants to create a culture of service within our Centers

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community

  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work on a team and willingness to work outdoors
  • Ability to understand the needs of participants and to place these needs ahead of his/her own
  • Ability to think in the abstract, solve problems, make decisions, instruct, evaluate, lead others
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • One year experience with photography/videography and equipment preferred
  • Knowledge of PhotoShop or similar programs preferred

 

Certifications Required:

  • Before start of 1st shift: New Hire Orientation Certification 
  • Within two weeks of hire or before 1st shift with children (whichever comes first): CPR/First Aid/AED, Camp Staff Training Orientation

 

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