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 Staff and In-Training Application.

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Digital Marketing Specialist

Reports To:

Director of Marketing and PR

Classification:

Full-time, hourly, non-exempt

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, advertising, or a related field OR 2-3 years professional work experience in the digital marketing field
  • 1-2 years of full-time experience in the workforce preferred
  • Must possess excellent writing and proofreading skills, with superb command of sentence structure, grammar and creative expression and an exceptional ability to understand the type of content that is both brand-appropriate and resonates with a variety of markets
  • Extensive experience using various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as an end user, as well as firsthand knowledge of how best to engage various audiences
  • Willingness to continually learn and expand knowledge in the fields of media and marketing
  • Excellent project management skills, works well with deadlines and juggling multiple priorities while maintaining attention to detail
  • Highly proficient at Microsoft Office and Google products
  • Experience with SEO, video editing, Constant Contact, WordPress, Salesforce, Hoot Suite and/or similar programs preferred

Physical Qualifications:

  • Able to sit for long periods, bend, reach, and lift up to 25lbs
  • Occasionally able to traverse a variety of terrain

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 expectation 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.

General Description:

This position drives the digital presence of Frost Valley YMCA, keeping our brand top of mind for our target audiences. The goals of this position are to increase authentic engagement online with our target markets, develop compelling, creative and captivating digital content for social media and email marketing, and maintain Frost Valley’s position as an industry leader in digital marketing. This individual is expected to stay informed about new digital marketing opportunities, best practices in digital content management, and new industry trends and developments. Training will be provided for certain duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and publish social media content (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc)
  • Create and schedule e-mail marketing campaigns
  • Manage the email marketing address lists
  • Get out of the office to visit programs and acquire captivating content to provide digital audiences with an as-it-happens view of Frost Valley YMCA programs and activities
  • Optimize digital opportunities to drive business goals
  • Manage and maintain website content, keeping it up-to-date with need-to-know information
  • Produce and maintain a digital and interactive orientation for new Frost Valley staff
  • Manage & delegate email inquiries received via the organization’s general inbox
  • Stay informed and educated on digital marketing trends, new opportunities, and potential obstacles
  • Manage photo database, keeping it organized and easy to navigate
  • Create blog posts, short articles, and other writing assignments as needed
  • Take an active role in Frost Valley’s 5-year strategic plan
  • Embrace and model Frost Valley’s 8 core values

Frost Valley Mission Statement:

  • Frost Valley YMCA is a values-driven organization that fosters youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility through outdoor educational and recreational programs for all.

Core Values:

Caring, Community, Diversity, Honesty, Inclusiveness, Respect, Responsibility, and Stewardship.

Updated: January 2020; HR

Pay Range:

$18-$19/hour + Excellent benefits package

How to Apply:

For more information, please contact Erin Johnson at ejohnson@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 ext. 211.
 
Submit application, cover letter, and resume to Linda Ludwig-Tisch, Director of Human Resources at hr@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x254.

Samples of work may be requested upon receipt of application.

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Educational Garden Manager

Reports To:

Agricultural Farm Manager

Classification:

Full-time, salary, exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Previous experience with gardening, organic practices, food production, botany, agriculture or a related field and/or relevant degree preferred
  • Previous experience teaching adults or children preferred
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with children and fellow staff
  • Possess strong communication and group facilitation skills
  • Able to prioritize tasks and work independently
  • Possess a valid US Driver’s License and be able to pass internal FV driver training

Physical Qualifications:

  • Able to stand and walk for much of the day on varied terrain
  • Able to bend, kneel, sit and lift up to 50lbs

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 expectation 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.

General Description:

The Educational Garden Manager oversees the 2 acre organic orchard, garden and greenhouse at Frost Valley, performing upkeep and teaching classes for guests. This includes the management of a greenhouse, a 60 x 70 foot garden, a composting set up, an apple orchard, and a small apiary system. This position requires the ability to work independently to maintain the garden area and to engage directly with campers and guests in learning about gardening, composting, and other related topics.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach and supervise garden activities and classes, both for summer campers as well as school groups and weekend guests during the year
  • Plant, maintain and harvest crops with camp participants, teaching sowing, transplanting, weeding, watering, fertilizing, harvesting, composting, and pest control
  • Maintain records on number of guests served, the amount of produce delivered to the dining hall and teaching kitchen, and a planting log and crop rotation plan.
  • Utilize and teach organic growing techniques, tools and practices
  • Teach topics such as relating gardening to food/nutrition, food justice, farm to table, food miles, organic vs. conventional production, urban farming, small scale, and food and garden preparation projects
  • Oversee a small apiary system including taking care of bees, the hive area, harvesting honey and maintaining appropriate equipment.
  • Create and oversee a budget for the garden area as well as any associated projects such as the bee keeping
  • Develop and implement lessons plans and activities for garden, greenhouse and bee keeping.
  • Create and maintain an up to date map of garden and tasks/projects to be accomplished
  • Perform custodial duties as needed in and around the garden
  • In teaching classes, serve as a positive role model, teaching new skills, and creating an engaging environment
  • Assist to hire, train, supervise and evaluate seasonal garden staff and beekeeping staff.
  • Assist Summer Camp Program Department on All Camp Activities
  • Work with volunteers to prepare the garden during late spring and winterize in late fall Maintain a safe work environment, including but not limited to adhering to all DOH, ACA, Serve Safe, and Frost Valley Program Quality Standards.
  • Responsible for cosmetic planting on main campus (front entrance, Blum House, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned

Frost Valley Mission Statement:

Frost Valley YMCA is a values-driven organization that fosters youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility through outdoor educational and recreational programs for all.

Core Values:

Caring, Community, Diversity, Honesty, Inclusiveness, Respect, Responsibility, and Stewardship.

Updated:

January 2020; HR

Pay Range:

$80-$90/day DOE + great benefits and optional housing

Deadline to Apply:

January 30, 2020

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Bari Zeiger, Agricultural Fam Manager at bzeiger@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x323.
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FARM CAMP DIRECTOR

Reports To:

East Valley Director

Classification:

Full-time, salary, exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field OR equivalent work experience
  • Three to five years previous experience working in a camp setting, including at least 1 year of leadership or supervisory experience
  • Previous experience with farm programming, farming or agriculture preferred
  • Excellent communication, leadership and organizational skills, able to multi-task and work well under pressure, and build strong relationships with campers, staff and parents
  • Possess a valid US Driver’s License and be able to pass internal FV driver training

Physical Qualifications:

  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Able to stand and walk for much of the day on a variety of terrain, sometimes in adverse weather conditions

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.

General Description:

The Farm Camp Director is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of Farm Camp, Frost Valley YMCA’s satellite, agriculturally based camp. During the summer, this person will be directly responsible for the oversight of approximately 20 staff and 56 campers per session as well as all related camp activities. To support the summer camp program year-round, the Farm Camp Director will interview and hire a team of seasonal staff members, as well as recruit and retain campers through off-season communication. Responsibilities outside summer will include hosting groups and guests that visit East Valley Ranch, helping with weekend horseback rides at Main Camp, and providing on-call emergency response for groups and animals. As such, on-site housing is required.

Responsibilities:

Summer Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the supervision and care of 50 campers ranging in age from 7-16
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate 20 staff members including counselors, program staff and seasonal leadership staff
  • Help organize daily camp schedules and activities. Assist with development and implementation of the satellite camp schedule for campers and staff.
  • Place orders, track inventory, organize deliveries and manage budget for program supplies
  • Assist with administrative duties such as scheduling and payroll for seasonal employees as per the East Valley Director
  • Be a main point of contact for parent relations for Farm Camp programs
  • Ensure staff compliance with all personnel policies, using progressive discipline and coaching as needed, with support from the East Valley Director
  • Handle logistics for summer camp programs, including processing contracts, insurance certificates, program budget, supplies, maintaining certifications, etc
  • Work with the East Valley Director to create and integrate new and innovative programs, including related quality standards for each new program
  • Manage communication with support departments in relation to satellite camp activities

Year-round Responsibilities:

  •  Organize and run specialty equestrian weekend programs at East Valley Ranch such as Scout Troops, Adventure Guides and Mother/Daughter weekends
  • Facilitate mid-week school groups and retreats at East Valley Ranch, included but not limited to: Road Scholar Programs, Fly Fishing, Hiking, Family Reunions, and School Trips
  • Teach English and Western riding lessons to both children and adults (beginner skill level)
  • Assist with all daily barn chores including feeding and daily maintenance of the horses and all Equestrian facilities
  • Assist with daily animal care and maintenance of the Farm Camp barn
  • Provide excellent customer service to all guests, including returning all phone calls and emails within a 48 hour window
  • Assist with recruitment and retention of campers in all East Valley Programs by participating in camp fairs, mailings, etc.
  • Assist with interviewing and hiring seasonal staff for all East Valley Programs
  • Help with snow removal and upkeep at East Valley Ranch during the winter months
  • Take daily water readings at East Valley Ranch
  • Perform safety checks for all ropes elements at East Valley Ranch before use
  • Assist other Frost Valley departments as needed

Frost Valley Mission Statement:

Frost Valley YMCA is a values-driven organization that fosters youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility through outdoor educational and recreational programs for all.

Core Values:

Caring, Community, Diversity, Honesty, Inclusiveness, Respect, Responsibility, and Stewardship.

Updated:

January 2020; HR

Pay Range:

$35,600 – 38,000 + Housing and excellent benefits package

Deadline to Apply:

February 7, 2020

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Jessie Emmons, Youth Development and Innovation Director at jemmons@frostvalley.org or
845-985 2291 x305. Submit application, cover letter, and resume to Linda Ludwig-Tisch, Director of Human Resources at
hr@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x254.

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Housekeeper

Reports To:

Director of Housekeeping

Classification:

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

Qualifications:

  • Previous housekeeping experience preferred, but not necessary
  • Capable of lifting up to 25 lbs
  • Able to stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Detail-oriented, team player, self-starter
  • A valid, clean US Driver’s License helpful, but not required

General Description:

Utilizing a team approach, the Housekeeper is responsible for ensuring the cleanliness of all of Frost Valley 23 lodges, 30 cabins, and all designated public facilities.  The Housekeeper must communicate well with other members of the housekeeping department as well as other Frost Valley staff to ensure the best experience for all our guests.

Responsibilities:

  • Strip and make beds, and prepare rooms as required (motel style lodging).
  • Clean under mattresses, behind beds and inside drawers (bunk style lodging).
  • Dust and clean variety of surfaces.
  • Vacuum, sweep or mop floors.
  • Clean and prepare bathrooms using prescribed cleaners and methods.
  • Remove all garbage and recyclables from buildings.
  • Deliver linens between laundry facility and lodges.
  • Fold blankets and store with pillows.
  • Report repair needs using maintenance requests.
  • Monitor and replenish housekeeping supplies in buildings.
  • Collect and record lost & found items.
  • Maintain designated housekeeping storage areas.
  • Maintain the laundry facility, linen closet, and housekeeping equipment in a clean and orderly fashion.   
  • Wash, dry and fold linens and other laundry.
  • Follow correct safety policies and procedures.
  • 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: HR; May 2019 

Pay Range:

Starting at $11.60/hour + GREAT benefits, including on-site childcare

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Jeff Williams, Director of Housekeeping at housekeeping@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x315.

Submit application, cover letter, and resume to Linda Ludwig-Tisch, Director of Human Resources at hr@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x254.

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Resource Management Technician

Responsible To:

Maintenance Supervisor

Classification:

Full-time, hourly, non-exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Previous experience with or knowledge of large-scale food waste composting preferred
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Experience safely operating a skid steer loader and backhoe loader preferred
  • Possess or willingness to complete USCC 40 hour compost operator certification course
  • Possess a valid US Driver’s License and able to pass internal FV driver training

General Description:

The general function of this position is managing the day-to-day operations of our resource management center, including collection of waste and recycling around camp. This person may also assist in delivering guest firewood and grounds keeping as needed. Candidates must have a high interest and awareness of landfill diversion and organics recycling, and be willing to seek new and innovative ideas for waste reduction, as well as have knowledge in management of a large scale food waste composting operation.

Responsibilities:

  • Daily collection of food waste, recycling, cardboard and trash from various locations around camp
  • Day to day operations of our resource management center including mixing, stacking, screening, turning and finishing of our food waste, compost and manure
  • Operate a skid steer loader and backhoe loader
  • Maintain recycling facility to a high aesthetic and safety standard, as it functions both practically and as a learning facility
  • Provide guest support by assisting with firewood delivery and general grounds care including snow and ice removal
  • Service and maintain equipment within ability, including agricultural feed mixer, trommel screen and cardboard press
  • Assist equestrian department with basic pasture maintenance to ensure proper incorporation of manure into composting practice
  • Maintain a safe working environment and ensure safe work practices
  • Demonstrate good judgment in decision-making and willingness to abide by the Frost Valley core values (honesty, caring, respect, responsibility, community, stewardship, diversity, inclusion)
  • Promote effective teamwork in a friendly and cooperative work environment.
  • 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.

Pay Range:

$13.50 – $15.50/hour + Great Benefits

How to Apply:

For more information, please contact Stephen Poley at spoley@frostvalley.org or 845.985.2291x 394.

Submit application/resume to Linda Ludwig-Tisch, Director of Human Resources, at HR@FrostValley.org or 845-985-2291 x254.

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Reservations Associate

Reports To:

Reservations Manager

Classification:

Full-time, hourly, non-exempt

Qualifications Must be 21 years of age or older

  • High School Diploma/GED and/or at least 2 years work experience in an office setting, answering phones, taking payments, etc
  • Proficient at Microsoft Office applications, comfortable with computer technology, and able to learn reservations management software
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Able to provide excellent customer service and maintain a high level of attention to detail in all work
  • Possess a valid US Driver’s License and be able to pass internal FV driver training

Physical Qualifications

Able to sit for long periods, bend, reach, and lift up to 25lbs

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.

General Description:

Together with the Reservations and Business Development Departments, this person will create reservations for all guests attending Frost Valley’s year-round programs. Most reservations will be taken by phone or email, so excellent written and verbal communication is essential. Other tasks related to reservations will include booking transportation, taking payments, compiling guest lists, distributing and collecting contracts, and liaising with other departments with regards to guest reservations. Additionally, working at the Front Desk is a regular part of this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Take reservations for the following Frost Valley programs: Group & Family Retreats, School Programs, Team Building, East Valley Ranch, and Tokyo Partnership.
  • Answer phones to take reservations and answer guest questions about their programs
  • Enter reservation information received by email into the reservations database
  • Communicate with guests regarding guest lists, registration packets, and collect and distribute contracts
  • Monitor reservations database on an ongoing basis to catch potential problems and errors
  • Sell programs to guests, encouraging each group to find the best fit for their needs
  • Accurately take deposits and final payments for programs
  • Arrange and finalize bus transportation for groups
  • Provide support and coverage for the front desk on a weekly basis

Frost Valley Mission Statement:

Frost Valley YMCA is a values-driven organization that fosters youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility through outdoor educational and recreational programs for all.

Core Values:

Caring, Community, Diversity, Honesty, Inclusiveness, Respect, Responsibility, and Stewardship.

Pay Range:

$12.00 – $14.00 / hour

Deadline to Apply:

December 6, 2019

How to Apply:

For more information, please contact Alpa Patel at apatel@frostvalley.org or 845-985- 2291 x272.

Submit application, cover letter, and resume to Linda Ludwig-Tisch, Director of Human Resources at hr@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x254.

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Summer Camp & Community Programs Registrar

Reports To:

Camp Registration Manager

Classification:

Full-time, hourly, non-exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Bachelor’s degree OR equivalent work experience in customer service or administrative field
  • Proficient at Microsoft Office applications and database systems
  • Strong customer service skills, especially in speaking with families on the phone
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, able to work well with a team, and work under pressure
  • Physically able to sit for many hours, bend, reach and lift up to 25lbs

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 expectation 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.

General Description:

The Summer Camp Registrar & Community Programs Liaison assists with the registration process for many of Frost Valley’s camp programs, including overnight camp, day camp, after-school care and daycare. Together with the Camp Registrar team, this person will create and implement all necessary steps of the registration process. Must be comfortable speaking with participant families on the phone and committed to providing them a positive registration process. Must be available to work varying hours between 8:30am and 6:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Responsibilities:

  • Input registrations for summer overnight and day camp, after-school and daycare programs, including processing registrations and payment received by mail, on the phone, and assisting parents with online registration
  • Serve as a point of contact for parents of program participants; provide information and answer questions about transportation, logistics, dates, payments, etc
  • Provide excellent customer service, return phone calls within 24 hours, and build year-round relationships with guests
  • Occasionally be present outside regular working hours to assist with camp open houses, check-in and check-out
  • Process registrations for year-round break camps such as Winter Camp, Spring Break Camp, etc.
  • Retrieve data and statistics from software as needed
  • Assist Camp Registration Manager with financial reporting, reconciling revenue and accounts receivable
  • Assist with organizing and executing mailings
  • Track and organize camper paperwork
  • Maintain files and records, keeping confidential paperwork secure
  • Support the camp director program team
  • Attend staff meetings and help with office planning
  • Help the Registration Office work towards the 2022 Frost Valley Vision
  • Offer help and assist with any other duties as assigned for the success of Frost Valley
  • Demonstrate good judgment in decision-making and willingness to abide by the Frost Valley Core Values (honesty, caring, respect, responsibility, community, stewardship, diversity, inclusion)

Pay Range:

$12 – $15/ hour + excellent benefits; affordable childcare available on-site

Deadline to apply:

December 12, 2019

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Blanche VanEtten at bvanetten@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x203.

Submit application, cover letter, and resume to Linda Ludwig-Tisch, Director of Human Resources at hr@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x254.

 

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