• Resident Camp Teen Leadership Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MI-Twin Lake
    Center
    Camp Pinewood
    Category
    Day Camp/Camp
    Variable Schedule
    Variable schedule, nights and weekends. Seasonal live on position. Position responsible for assistance in all tripping aspects of Resident Camp including supervision of Teen Leadership Programs-CIT II, CIT I, & LIT; Programming and scheduling of programs; working in conjunction with other coordinators to implement onsite service projects and evening program assistance; coordinating with offsite non profits to promote the Y Mission and coordinate service projects for Teens.
  • Overview

    Job Summary

     

    The Teen Leadership Coordinator helps coordinate the Counselor-in-Training program.

     

    General Responsibilities

    • Ensure the safety of all campers.
    • Establish a positive relationship with campers and staff in your program area.
    • Help campers and other staff members grow in Mind, Body and Spirit.
    • Serve as a role model for campers and other staff members.
    • Take advantage of teachable moments each day, to help campers learn character values such as Honesty, Caring, Respect, and Responsibility.
    • Provide a positive, exciting and fun environment for all campers.
    • Promote and demonstrate stewardship towards the land.
    • Assist with the cleaning and maintenance of program areas, cabins, the Lodge, and camp grounds.

     

    Specific Responsibilities

    • Assist with general staff training.
    • Assist with training and evaluating Teen Leadership Specialists.
    • Develop a positive relationship with each teen in the leadership programs.
    • Develop and implement a leadership program for teens in the Leaders-in-Training program that covers broad issues of leadership, provides for hands-on learning, and allows for individual growth.
    • Develop and implement a leadership program for teens in the Counselor-in-Training program that exposes the participants to leadership areas in and around camp, provides for hands-on learning, and allows for individual growth.
    • Coordinate with the Camp Director, Program Director and Teen Leadership Specialists to implement an in-cabin experience for the participants of the Counselor-in-Training program.
    • Develop and complete evaluations for the teen participants in both leadership programs.
    • Coordinate efforts with Counselors to obtain applications and letters of reference for youth in camp interested in the LIT program.
    • Train, supervise and evaluate program counselors in your area.
    • Coordinate with teen leadership staff to organize schedules, time off and camper coverage for all teen leadership programs.
    • Develop a program manual for the Teen Leadership Programs that includes successful lessons and activities, tips for running the program, a program supply inventory, etc.
    • Coordinate efforts with the Adventure Trips Coordinator, Camp Director & Program Director to organize any off-site Teen Leadership Adventure Trips.
    • Maintain clean, safe, organized program areas.
    • Serve as a lifeguard or an aquatic observer during general swim times.
    • Participate in evening programs and all-camp activities.
    • Attend staff meetings to discuss program plans, give input and voice concerns.
    • Serve as the Coordinator of the Day in specific tasks needed for the successful running of programs throughout the assigned day.

     

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