Day Camp Program Director - Peconic Dunes

Day Camp Program Director, Peconic Dunes 4-H Camp, Southold, NY

Position Summary:

The Day Camp Coordinator (DCC) provides administrative leadership for the Day Camp Counselors and campers and ensures that Day Camp runs safely. The DCC must lead drop off and pick up each day (including sign in and out sheets), be present for each Round-Up in which Day Camp participates, and float during cabin activities to assist overnight staff with the needs of Day Campers. Develop and coordinate day camp activities during cabin-time, lunch, siesta, etc. Set goals with day camp counselors and foster teamwork to achieve goals. Facilitate staff meetings to share ideas, delegate tasks, and ensure clear communication within the unit. Responsible for ensuring that all unit members are accounted for during scheduled unit times. Provide regular feedback to the Day Camp Counselors and senior administrative staff. Participate in the general planning of the camp program. Assist with all camp program activities and other camp-wide activities as assigned. Interpret safety and health regulations. Participate in staff meetings and training events as scheduled.DCC is also responsible for administrative duties, including cabin assignments, parent communications, recording daily Choice/Challenge sign-ups, and photocopying schedules and rosters each week.

Required Qualifications:

  • Two years of C.I.T. training or equivalent experience working with children.
  • Must have at least one program skill suitable for camp leadership.
  • Emotional maturity, good health, and vitality.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with campers and other staff members.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Must be at least 21 years old to comply with NYS Department of Health regulations.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of college (30+ credit hours) and coursework in education, physical education, outdoor recreation, youth development, or related field.
  • One or more years of experience as a camp counselor.
  • First Aid/CPR certification.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

POSITION DETAILS:

Salary: Exempt $6,050.00 (full camp season)

Hour: Full-time 40+ hours per week

Date Position Available: June 6, 2022, to August 19, 2022

Questions, please contact:

Lexi Linn, PDC Operations Manager

Cornell Cooperative Extension – Suffolk County
423 Griffing Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901

(631) 727-7850, Ext. 680

al2258@cornell.edu

HOW TO APPLY:

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to:

  1. Attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  2. Attach/upload a cover letter to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  3. Attach/upload contacts info for three references to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

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No relocation or VISA Sponsorship is available.

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to hire and employees to perform their essential functions. If you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120 or email at cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.

Cornell Cooperative Extension collaborates with Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and New York State residents. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Last updated October 28, 2021