Group Services Specialist opportunity at Camp Duncan
YMCA Camp Duncan is located about an hour northwest of Chicago on beautiful Fish Lake. Camp Duncan is approximately 300 acres and operates a Day Camp, Overnight Camp, and Group Services Department. Camp Duncan sits on a lake with boats and a blob, archery, climbing tower, high ropes course/zipline, hiking trails, campfires, teams course, soccer fields, basketball courts, gaga pits, and so much more!
If you are looking for a fun and exciting experience, Camp Duncan is the place for you. Working at Camp Duncan 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.
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 Duncan is a place to learn, grow, and make memories that will last a lifetime!!
Scope of Responsibilities:
Staff will gain the following skills:
Child Abuse Prevention
Supports the commitment of the YMCA to child abuse prevention and safety by:
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