Resident Camp Village Leader
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:  $115 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 Resident Camp Village Leader is responsible for supervising his/her cabin and village, maintaining the safety of the campers and staff, and ensuring the camp’s daily program is run efficiently through detailed supervision and objective decision making.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Model the YMCA core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility
  • Be an appropriate role model for all campers & staff
  • Guide the camper’s character development and facilitate friendship forging
  • Guide & direct campers and staff in a variety of camp activities and teach activity skill development
  • Participate in camp family programs
  • Maintain correspondence home to the parents of your campers
  • Serve as a cabin counselor
  • Ensure camp programs are delivered to all guests in a safe and fun environment
  • 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
  • Carry out all other task and objectives as assigned by the Resident Camp 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, members 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
  • Experience supervising others preferred; one year of camp experience 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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