Summer Camp Director

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Address:

Glastonbury, CT
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Other

Job Description:

Full time seasonal position; Summer Camp Director will report to the Director of Center at Glastonbury.

Responsibilities

  • Train, supervise and evaluate summer camp staff
  • Prepare staff schedules and class assignments
  • Coordinate enrollment with camp registrars
  • Maintain class rosters and databases in conjunction with program registrars
  • Maintain all camper paperwork including medical records
  • Assist education coordinator with maintenance of equipment
  • Communicate and interact with parents and families of campers on a daily basis
  • Assess classes and propose changes as appropriate
  • Guide staff in the development of curricula and curricula notebooks while providing high-quality programming with the highest standards of safety
  • Maintain camp program supplies including supervising the daily clean up of classrooms, outdoor equipment, kitchen, etc.
  • Completing all required certification paperwork for Summer Camp
  • Maintaining compliance with state camp licensing requirements
  • Represent Connecticut Audubon Society in a positive and professional manner
  • Marketing of summer camp program to enhance enrollment
  • Work and collaborate with staff to guarantee the best camp experience for campers

Qualifications

  • BA or BS in environmental science, environmental education, biology, natural sciences or related field
  • 2 years experience as Camp Director/Coordinator with knowledge of state licensing requirements
  • Experience planning and executing nature-based and natural science activities
  • Excellent group dynamic and behavior management skills, ability to engage children and staff and direct them in an active learning environment
  • Must be able to hike and work outside in varying weather conditions
  • Proven ability to deal with parents in a friendly, understanding and professional manner
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Qualified candidates must be over 21 years of age

Job Duration:

Seasonal

How to Apply:

To apply please send resume and cover letter to:

Michelle Eckman
Interim Director, Center at Glastonbury/Director of Education
By e-mail to meckman@ctaudubon.org

Contact Name:

Michelle Eckman

Contact Email:

meckman@ctaudubon.org