Director of Day Camp and Teen Services

Director of Day Camp and Teen Services
Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton Manhattan Beach

The Shorefront Y Day Camp, located at the Brighton Beach Boardwalk in Brooklyn, NY provides the perfect backdrop for 250-300 campers to enjoy the ocean, learn new skills, make new friends and explore other personal interests. To learn more about the Shorefront Y, please visit www.shorefronty.org.

POSITION SUMMARY

As Director of Day Camp and Teen Services you will be responsible for the development, implementation, oversight and administration of the Shorefront Y Day Camp, year round camp experiences as well as youth and teens programming.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Our ideal candidate:
• Is empowered by having creative freedom to set a vision and bring it to life
• Has exceptional interpersonal and team building skills, including the ability to inspire and develop young staff members
• Able to work effectively and cooperatively with a diverse group that includes staff, parents, youth and the community
• Passionate for Jewish camping
• Has a great sense of humor, high energy/enthusiasm and a love of working with children

Camp Responsibilities:
• Lead the camp team in designing, delivering and evaluating camp programs to ensure that they meet and exceed the needs and interests of the campers
• Implement best practices in staff recruitment, management and development
• Work with management and marketing team to implement a successful marketing plan to reach goals of camper enrollment
• Develop and manage the program budget
• Supervise daily operations of camp, including administration, camper care, staff supervision and food service
• Maintain awareness, knowledge and understanding of current social trends, including Jewish camping, child development, social media and customer service
• Represent our organization at camp fairs and conferences

Teen Program Responsibilities:
Supervisory and strategic role working with a teen program coordinator who will be responsible for day-to-day teen program including the following:
• Development and implementation of teen recruitment/retention strategy
• Planning, organizing, and implementing educational, recreational and social action programs for teens
• Implement teen leadership opportunities and develop a pipeline of camp staff.
• Function as a leader and role model for youth in the community

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
College Degree Required
3+ years of experience in camp management
Extensive administration and planning skills, budget management as well as strong proficiency with camp management software


Shorefront YM-YWHA is an equal opportunity employer. Shorefront YM-YWHA does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service.

Application Instructions

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, vision, dental, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, kosher food option available, Life Insurance
  • Other Benefits: Paid Jewish and legal holidays
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2019-11-12
  • Times this job has been viewed: 256 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Community Outreach, Director, Camp Director
  • Organization Type: Community Centers, Camps & Camping, Youth
Job Location
Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton Manhattan Beach Inc
3300 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn NY 11235
Brooklyn , New York 11235
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