Assistant Camp Director for Wellness

Classification Title: Temporary Camp Director

Title of Position: Assistant Camp Director for Wellness

Job Location: Peconic Dunes 4-H Camp, Southold, NY

Brief Summary: Responsible for camper well-being and successful adjustment to camp. Support a community-oriented camp culture that emphasizes acceptance, cooperation and empathy. Lead problem solving and conflict resolution processes that effectively address campers’ emotional wellbeing, health, and behavioral issues. Supervise Unit Coordinators and CIT Coordinator. Assist with staff selection, training and evaluation. Supervised by Camp Director and serves as Camp Director in his/her absence.

Minimum Qualifications: Suffolk County Dept. of Health requirement must be 25 years old, or have a Bachelor’s degree. Must have at least 24 weeks of administrative or supervisory experience in camping or related experience. Must be able to live on site and have the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position. Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required. Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and /or weekends as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications: College degree or course work in education, youth development, outdoor recreation, physical education or related field. Valid driver’s license and ability to pass CCE Motor Vehicle screen.

Work Schedule: Time off: 2-hours/day, 1-night/week, 1-day/week

Salary Range: Exempt, salary starts at $7,150 based on experience and qualifications

Benefits: No Benefits

Date Position Available: June 5, 2017 – August 18, 2017

Closing Date: Until position is filled


Lexi Linn, PDC Office Manager
Cornell Cooperative Extension – Suffolk County
423 Griffing Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 852-8629, Ext. 8,

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Last updated January 23, 2017