UNIT/LOCATION: Camp Rock
WORKING HOURS/PAY RATE: AmeriCorps Stipend, $13.54/hour if/when Americorps hours are fulfilled, 45-50 hours/week
VACATION/SICK DAYS: 2.5 unpaid days off
HOLIDAYS: May 29th, June 19th, and July 4th, 2023 will be an unpaid holiday
BREAKS/LUNCH TIME: 15 minute break for every 4 hours worked, 30 minute lunch break for every 8 hours.
BENEFITS: Outlined in Employee Handbook
DATES: March 1, 2023-August 4th, 2023
Camp Rock is a traditional outdoor summer day camp serving campers ages 6-12 and counselors in
training ages 13-17. Camp Rock is an American Camp Association (ACA) accredited camp. Campers enjoy a variety of specialized outdoor activities including archery, lakefront swimming and boating, sports & games, arts & crafts, fishing and outdoor living skills. Campers also take weekly field trips to destinations up to 2hrs away.
The Assistant Camp Director works jointly with the Camp Director in the training, supervision, guidance and leadership of program directors and unit staff with regard to the camp program. Works in tandem with the Camp Director in the areas of staff supervision, mediation and conflict resolution, risk management and crisis response, implementation of an existing day camp program, communication to campers, staff and parents/guardians, and ensuring the safety and quality of the camp community at all times. Duties revolve around maintaining a strong staff team capable of implementing a high-quality camp program for 90+ campers each week.
Reports to Camp Director.
QUALIFICATIONS: (Statements regarding minimum educational and experience qualifications, required proficiencies with specialized knowledge, computer proficiencies, required certifications, etc.)
1. Minimum age 21.
2. High school diploma required, some college preferred.
3. Camp Rock counselors are dynamic individuals who enjoy the outdoors and have a strong desire
to share that enthusiasm with youth from a variety of backgrounds.
4. Mature, confident, self-starting personality a must! Solid judgment and leadership skills
5. Youth work or camp experience required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (List of material responsibilities and essential duties which must be completed in achieving the objectives of the position.)
1. The Assistant Camp Director works jointly with the Camp Director in the training, supervision,
guidance and leadership of program directors and unit staff with regard to camp program.
2. Works in tandem with the Camp Director in the areas of staff supervision, mediation and conflict
resolution, risk management and crisis response, implementation of an existing day camp
program, communication to campers, staff and parents/guardians, and ensuring the safety and
quality of the camp community at all times.
3. Duties revolve around maintaining a strong staff team capable of implementing a high-quality
camp program for 90+ campers each week.
4. Will also serve as a lifeguard when needed;
5. Will serve as primary Camp Leader in any absence of the Camp Director
WORK REQUIREMENTS: (Work requirements for mental, physical, or other important issues which relate to the job.)
1. Demonstrates a high degree of initiative, self-direction and creativity.
2. Demonstrates strong organizational and communication skills.
3. Exhibits professionalism.
4. Maintains excellent working relationship with staff, volunteers and public.
5. Must be able to demonstrate ability to work with people from diverse racial/cultural/socioeconomic backgrounds.
6. Ability to perform gross and fine motor activities required for typing, writing, simple
manipulations such as telephone buttons, computer keyboards, fax machine buttons, etc.
7. Ability to work in a professional environment and positively represent organization under various
levels of stress.
8. Ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize effectively.
9. Visual acuity for accurate reading, typing, filing and use of computer screen.
10. Ability to work at a rapid pace and where frequent interruptions and changes in plans or
deadlines may occur.
11. Hearing is needed for purposes of business related phone communications, public broadcasts,
answering incoming phone calls, etc.
12. Ability to lift and carry 15 to 50 pounds for office supplies, audio equipment, and other items
needed for the preparation and takedown of special events.
13. Ability to operate a safe mode of transportation for publicity functions/events, transportation of
supplies, and meetings.
14. Ability to bend, twist, reach, stoop, squat for filing and retrieval of stored files and supplies.
Submit Resume and Cover Letter to:
Rachel Dobias, Camp Director