Job Openings at Frost Valley YMCA!

Current year-round (non-summer) openings:

Year-Round Applicants: Fill out a paper application here, save and submit to hr@frostvalley.org

Summer applicants: Fill out our online Summer 2017 Staff and In-Training Application.

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Camp Nurse (RN) & LPN 

Responsible to:

Health Care Administrator

Classification:

Full-time, seasonal, exempt

Qualifications:

  • Minimum age required is 21 years old
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well with children of various ages
  • Ability to life 50 Lbs.
  • Clean/valid NYS RN/LPN License
  • CPR, AED, First Aid certification
  • Computer skills

General Description:

These positions must spend a minimum of two weeks or your whole summer in the beautiful Catskills, working with children from all backgrounds and abilities. Frost Valley’s signature Core Values make this the premier choice for medical professionals to both work and provide care. This is your chance to be a part of an organization that changes the lives of children by keeping them healthy and safe! Summer camp dates run from July 1, 2018 – August 24, 2018.

Responsibilities:

  • Take mandatory Frost Valley and ACA trainings
  • Be flexible with duties where needed (some programs are located off main camp)
  • Medication administration
  • General Housekeeping
  • Basic First Aid
  • Maintain electronic health records
  • Respond to emergencies in a professional manner
  • Effective, professional communication
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Healthcare Administrator

Reasonable Accommodations Statement:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate

Updated: February 14, 2018; HR

Pay Range:

$1,600 per camp session – LPN, $2,200 per camp session – RN

Deadline to Apply:

March 16, 2018

How to Apply:

For more information, contact Dawn D’Auria, Healthcare Administrator at 845-985-2291 Ext 232.
Submit application/resume to Human Resources, hr@frostvalley.org.

 

 

 

Chief Development Officer

Responsible to:

CEO

Classification:

This is a full-time salaried exempt position with supervisory, budgetary, and fundraising management responsibilities. Overnight travel is required.

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelors Degree required or equivalent experience in the fundraising or development field. YMCA experienced preferred but will consider a strong track record of success with similar organization(s).

Special Requirements:

Clean and valid US driver’s license

General Description:

In collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer, provide overall strategic direction, execution, and management of a comprehensive financial development program. This work includes planning and implementing multi-year, multi-faceted approaches to ensure a strong financial foundation for the future of Frost Valley YMCA. Works collaboratively with staff, board, donors, alumni and volunteers to ensure efforts are coordinated and reflective of the Frost Valley mission and vision.

Excellent organizational skills are essential. Requires the ability to set goals and prioritize functions to maximize the efforts of the entire development group. Will need to create enthusiasm and demonstrate good communication skills. In addition, the following knowledge, skills, and abilities are preferred:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • High degree of comfort with computer software applications and computers
  • Flexibility and ability to adhere to timelines and work under pressure
  • Demonstrate the mission of the YMCA through personal and professional example and leadership
  • Ability to supervise staff and provide leadership to mentor less experienced staff members
  • Manage campaigns to support endowment and capital projects; plan, in collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer, provide direction, execution, and management of an integrated fundraising program that supports the overall mission of the organization.
  • Coordinate all campaign activities, committee meetings, and a comprehensive program for volunteer education and training. Manage subsequent campaigns and major gift initiatives as they are developed to meet Camp’s on-going needs and priorities.
  • In partnership with Chief Executive Officer, work closely with fundraising volunteers
    (board members and others), to support campaign activities and other major gifts fundraising.
  • Develop positive relationships with current donors and steward their deeper engagement with the organization.
  • In collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer and fundraising volunteers, strategize and participate in the cultivation and solicitation of current donors and donor prospects.
  • Take the lead in developing and implementing strategies to identify and incorporate new donors to enlarge the donor base.
  • Take the lead in preparing, monitoring and updating the campaign plans and prepare regular progress reports on the status of campaign tasks to the Chief Executive Officer, board and other management team members.
  • Manage, coach and evaluate development staff, marketing staff, and communications staff.
  • In collaboration with the business/finance manager and development staff, ensure that appropriate tracking, up-to-date reporting, and best practices are maintained.

Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer, provide direction, execution, and management of an integrated fundraising program that supports the overall mission of the organization.
  • Manage the Annual Giving and all other campaigns; oversee the design and development of all campaign materials with the organization’s marketing and graphic arts personnel.
  • Lead the growth of the planned giving campaign, including all Planned Giving/Endowment mailings, cultivation and recognition activities.
  • Assist and provide administrative support with special events for cultivation and fundraising purposes.
  • Responsible for the oversight of Marketing and Communications Departments to ensure an organized message and marketing campaign which encourages growth in new guest numbers and donors.
  • Work with the Director of Operations to oversee the maintenance of the donor database, all computer, and hard copy files. Manage and maintain Frost Valley YMCA’s solicitation mailing lists: Annual Appeal, Friends of the Castle, Planned Giving
  • Work with the YMCA of the USA and other YMCA’s to encourage the overall growth of fund development in YMCA camping
  • Conduct prospect research; create constituent giving reports, summaries and campaign fund analysis as directed.
  • Coordinate, support and attend Board of Trustee, committee and sub-committee meetings as assigned.
  • Function as an effective member of the Senior Management Team, ability to think strategically and act proactively.
  • Manage, coach and evaluate the entire development/marketing staff team.
  • Coordinate and manage travel schedule and meeting arrangements as assigned.
  • Ability and willingness to work some nights and weekends.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

Updated: March 21, 2018; HR

Pay Range:

$75,000-$95,000 annually, Great Benefits

Deadline to Apply:

April 27, 2018

How to Apply:

For more information and to submit application/resume to Linda Campbell, Director of Human Resources, hr@frostvalley.org, Ext. 254

 

 

 

Child Care Program Administrator

Reports To:

Chief Program and Strategy Officer

Classification:

Full-time, hourly, non-exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Minimum of Associate’s Degree with the intent to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Elementary Education, Physical Education, or related field, or New York State Children’s Program Administrator Credential or two years of college with a minimum of 12 credits in Child Development, Elementary Education, Physical Education, or related field with the intent to obtain a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Two years direct experience with children less than 6 years of age
  • Two years working with children in a formal program such as child care, day camp, after school, etc.
  • Previous experience in a supervisory capacity in a child care program or related field of work
  • A desire to work with children between 6 weeks and 4 years of age in an active child care setting to create a safe, fun and nurturing environment
  • Proven success with staff supervision, program development and implementation, implementation of safety protocols and regulations, and excellent customer service
  • Must be reliable, detail oriented, motivated and personable
  • Able to work well with a team of others and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding character, enthusiasm, patience, adaptability, sound judgment and a sense of humor
  • Must be a strong leader and able to work well alone or with others
  • Have a clean, valid US driver’s license
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Thinsoft
  • Be able to work flexible hours as needed for long days, this may include more than 40 hours per week
  • Requires fingerprint/background check prior to start date in compliance with New York State Department of Child and Family Services
  • First Aid, CPR, and AED certified (certifications can be earned upon hire at Frost Valley)

General Description:

The Child Care Administrator is responsible for overseeing the Child Care Program at Frost Valley YMCA. This includes overseeing the implementation of an orderly, safe, and enjoyable program for children ages 6 weeks to 4 years of age. The Administrator will design and execute activities and schedules, work directly with parents as a liaison, hire and supervise staff, and ensure that the program meets all New York State and local licensing requirements as well as the standards for a quality program at Frost Valley YMCA.

Responsibilities:

  • Set a positive example for staff and children by practicing Frost Valley YMCA Core Values (Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, Stewardship, Diversity, Inclusiveness and Community).
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of full-day Child Care Program, including caring for children’s daily needs, proper sign-in/out procedures, all program activities, meals, and set up and clean-up of the physical space. Assume primary responsibility for the safety and welfare of all children. Be physically present when the program is in operation.
  • Function as a Lead Teacher for the Child Care Program. Teach children age-appropriate skills, guide relationship building, make arts and crafts, engage children in indoor and outdoor play and gross motor activity. This will also include caring directly for children such as feeding infants, assisting with diapering and toilet training, attention to hygiene such as clean and dry clothing, and grooming basics such a brushing children’s teeth, etc.
  • Implement a behavior management plan for children. Efficiently redirect inappropriate behaviors and guide the program discipline system to effectively create a positive educational environment.
  • Develop and implement all activities and the daily schedule. This includes the researching and writing of lesson plans and Program Quality Standards which meet developmental goals for children’s education. Create new and innovative programs for children.
  • Be a liaison and primary point of contact for parents and families. Provide excellent customer service through face to face contact, emails, phone calls, and letters. Build relationships with children and families.
  • Create, maintain and update all correspondence and materials for families. This will include the registration packet, health forms, emergency paperwork, and required forms for NY State, information on policies and procedures, etc.
  • Ensure all camper and staff files are up to date and accessible at all times.
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate Child Care teachers and substitute teachers. Ensure that all New York State licensing and training requirements for staffing are met. Ensure staff compliance with all personnel policies. Use progressive discipline as needed.
  • Oversee scheduling and payroll for Child Care Program.
  • Inspire and lead your staff, improve staff morale and develop staff.
  • Develop and oversee an annual budget. Project income, control expenses, make purchases and keep an inventory of equipment. Prepare financial reports as needed.
  • Work with the Camp Registration department for billing and payment collection for families.
  • Ensure that the Child Care Program meets or exceeds all standards set forth by New York State, the ACA, the Health Department, Frost Valley and YMCA of the USA. Maintain the license with NYS Department of Child and Family Services. 
  • Responsible to communicate with all support departments in relation to Child Care Program needs. This would include Maintenance, Housekeeping, IT, Food Service and Health Services.
  • Attend meetings at Frost Valley as needed
  • All other duties as assigned

Reasonable Accommodations Statement:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

Updated: January 17, 2018; HR

Pay Range:

$13-$16 per hour, great benefits package and housing

Deadline to Apply:

February 19, 2018

How to Apply:

Please contact Vicky Eddings, Chief Program and Strategy Officer, ext.255 or veddings@frostvalley.org

Please submit application and resume to Linda Campbell, Director of Human Resources, hr@frostvalley.org or apply online at www.frostvalley.org

 

 

 

Housekeeper

Responsible To

Director of Housekeeping

 

Qualifications:

Previous housekeeping experience preferred, but not necessary.
Physical requirements: Capable of lifting up to 25 lbs., and requires physical stamina for extended periods of time. Clean, valid US Driver License

 

Classification:

Full-time/part-time, hourly, non-exempt

 

General Description:

This position will be responsible for all of Frost Valley’s housekeeping needs, which includes the condition/cleanliness of 23 lodges, 30 cabins and all designated public facilities.  The ability to communicate and work well with other departments regarding guest services and maintenance issues is essential.

 

Responsibilities:

Ensure a high level of cleanliness in all lodges, cabins and designated public areas according to housekeeping department procedures and quality standards.

  • Deliver linens where required.
  • Strip and make of beds, and prepare rooms as required (motel style).
  • Clean under mattresses, behind beds and inside drawers (bunk style).
  • Dust and clean all surfaces.
  • Vacuum, sweep or mop floors where required.
  • Clean and prepare bathrooms using prescribed cleaners and methods.
  • Remove all garbage and recyclables from buildings.
  • Collect and transport used linens to the laundry facility.
  • Fold blankets and store with pillows where required.
  • Report all repair needs using maintenance requests.
  • Monitor and replenish all housekeeping supplies in buildings as required.
  • Collect and record all lost & found items.
  • Maintain designated housekeeping storage areas.
  • Maintain the laundry facility and equipment in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Operating the washer and dryer equipment.
  • Fold all laundry to the required standard.
  • Ensure the linen closet is stocked and orderly.
  • Ensure the housekeeping vehicles are clean and properly fueled.
  • Ensure that the safety procedures and policies are followed and applied correctly.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned. 

Reasonable Accommodations Statement:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.
Updated: November 1st, 2017; HR

 

Pay Range:

$11.00/hour + Great Benefits

 

Deadline to Apply:

November 15th, 2017

 

How to Apply:  

For more information, contact Jeff Williams, Director of Housekeeping, 845-985-2291 Ext. 315, jwilliams@frostvalley.org. Submit application/resume to Linda Campbell, Director of Human Resources, 845-985-2291 Ext. 254  hr@frostvalley.org

 

 

 

 

 

Program Instructor

Description:

Program Staff are responsible for preparation, delivery, and follow up of programs offered through the Environmental Education, Teambuilding, and Group and Family Retreats programs at Frost Valley YMCA. Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with students and guests of all ages. Frost Valley YMCA seeks to promote an awareness of the interrelationships of the natural world through the natural sciences. Frost Valley seeks to promote deeper connections within our students and guests with the outdoors, with others and with themselves.

Qualifications:

Experience working with children a must. Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Education, Environmental Studies, Outdoor Recreation, or a related field a plus. Equivalent life experience working with children is also accepted. Must have a firm commitment to working with children from diverse backgrounds and a firm commitment to guest service. Standard First Aid and CPR are required and if you do not have it you will be trained upon arrival. Please see our School Programs and Family/Group Programs pages on our website for descriptions of the programs offered. Persons of color encouraged to apply.

Salary and Benefits:

  • $65-75/day DOE, Room and Board included.
  • Medical/dental/life insurance effective the 1st of the month, after completing 60 days.
  • Eligible for YMCA retirement after 2 years with immediate vesting. Can participate on a pre-tax basis before eligibility and roll-over options available.
  • Shared and individual housing with own private room.
  • On-site/Off-site training provided for environmental education, conference, and teambuilding activities.

Start and End Dates:

We are looking for passionate staff to fill our team of Program Instructors.
Now accepting resumes and applications for:

  • Winter/Spring 2018 February through mid-June 2018
  • School Year late August 2018, through June 2019
  • Fall 2018 late August 2018, through November 18, 2018

To apply send resume & cover letter to:

Brett Tillman, Director of School Programs
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY 12725

or e-mail: btillman@frostvalley.org