Unit Coordinator - Peconic Dunes

WDR-00040406 Unit Coordinator - Peconic Dunes Camp, Southold, NY

Job Description Summary:

As Unit Coordinator, provide leadership and guidance for a group of campers. Participate in the general planning of the camp program. Assist Camp Program Directors with program activities. Under the supervision of the Camp Program Directors, plan and conduct programs in a specific program area for 4-H summer campers. 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. Provide administrative leadership for a unit of 3-6 cabins. Develop and coordinate unit activities during afternoon and evening cabin time, evening programs, meals, etc. Set goals with unit counselors and foster teamwork to achieve goals. Facilitate unit meetings to share ideas, delegate tasks, and ensure clear communication within the unit. Responsible for ensuring that all cabin members are accounted for during scheduled cabin times. Provide regular feedback to unit counselors and senior administrative staff.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children.
  • Must be able to lead one program suitable for camp.
  • Emotional maturity, good health, and vitality.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with campers and other staff members.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Must be at least 18 years old to comply with NYS Department of Health regulations.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Equal Opportunity Employment

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Salary: Starting at $5,500.00 to $7,150.00 full summer (depending on experience)

Schedule: EXEMPT – TEMP: June 9, 2024 – August 25, 2024

For More Information Please Contact:

Lisa Goldberg

Camp Operations Manager



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Last updated October 17, 2023