Group Services Specialist

Company : Name Linked YMCA Camp Pinewood
Job Locations US-MI-Twin Lake
Location : Address
4230 Obenauf Road
Category
Day Camp/Camp
Schedule
Hours vary and are dependent on group rental's needs. Days, evenings, and weekends may be required.
ID
2022-14508
Hours
Part-time

Now Hiring Group Services Specialists at YMCA Camp Pinewood!

 

YMCA Camp Pinewood located in Twin Lakes, Michigan is hiring Group Services Specialists.  If you are looking for a fun and exciting experience, Camp Pinewood is the place for you. Working at Camp Pinewood will give you a look at how a year round camp operation functions, how to plan and host customer groups, and teach you over 25 outdoor education classes and recreation programs. The Group Services Department serves around 20,000 diverse customers a year.

 

Job Summary:

The Group Services Program will provide employees with a well rounded experience which focuses on all aspects of a year round camp. Training will include: How to teach outdoor education, facilitate classes, risk management, marketing, budget, and customer service. Ideal candidates will be committed, energetic, and enthusiastic individuals that are working towards a degree in Parks and Recreation or a related field.

 

Being flexible to work various hours which are dependent on customer needs is very important. Some days start very early, and some run late. Nights and weekends may be required.

 

Camp Pinewood is a place to learn, grow, and make memories that will last a lifetime!!

 

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Complete trainings and certifications in First Aid/CPR, Risk Management, Customer Service, Child Abuse Prevention, Leadership Development, Classroom Management, Policies and Procedures, and the overall function of the camp.
  • Learn to teach over 25 outdoor education classes.
  • Develop and design classes to meet the needs of diverse groups.
  • Learn to facilitate at the archery range, climbing tower, team course. high ropes course, waterfront, and more.
  • Grow your communication and leadership skills by working with all departments at camp, including kitchen, maintenance, and resident/day camp.
  • Assist in marketing, budget implementation, and fundraising events.

Requirements:

  • Ability to perform moderate physical activity and adapt to changing work conditions.
  • Work with diverse groups of people, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with others.
  • Must be willing and flexible to work various hours/shifts including nights and weekends.

YMCA Vaccine Policy

We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted. 

Child Abuse Prevention: 

Support the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by:

  • Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
  • Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
  • Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
  • Completing all child abuse prevention training as required

 

Be Part of Our Mission

The mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to develop strong children, families and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, fitness and healthy living. Our network of membership centers, five camps, early learning,  school-aged and other programs at 100+ sites in the city and suburbs provides everyone with a safe place to learn, play and grow. In this role, you'll be an integral part of ensuring the YMCA continues to be a leader in making our city a world-class place to live and raise a family. So you're not just impacting a bottom line, you're impacting people and communities all over Chicagoland.

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