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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East Valley Director

Reports To:

Chief Program and Strategy Officer

Classification:

Full-time, salary, exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must be 25 years of age or older
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required, Master’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of five years’ experience working with youth in a camp or YMCA setting, at least three
    years’ proven experience in a leadership/administration/director position
  • Must have previous experience running summer overnight programs in a Camp Director level
    capacity
  • Proficient in computer applications such as Microsoft Office and database systems
  • Possess current First Aid/CPR certification and certification by a nationally recognized equine
    organization preferred (certifications can be earned upon hire at Frost Valley)
  • Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs and walk up to 10 miles a day
  • Excellent communication and organization skills, successful working under pressure, able to lead a team and work well with children, other staff, and families Possess a valid US Driver’s License and be able to pass internal FV driver training

General Description:

The East Valley Director will work with our Director of Camping Services and Director of Youth
Development and Innovation in a team approach to lead all overnight camping programs at Frost
Valley. The East Valley Director will focus on all operations of the East Valley camps. This will
include the Frost Valley Farm Camp, East Valley Ranch, and Horse Trails program, as well as acting
as a liaison for all support departments in the East Valley. This role will include staff oversight and
supervision, fiscal management and revenue generation, marketing and communications, and program
design and implementation. The East Valley Director will also place high priority on communication
with Main Camp, crossover program standards and procedures, and overall connection with the Main
Camp. The East Branch Director will work to ensure the Camping Services Department exceeds the
expectations of the campers, guests and staff while meeting the goals of the Department and the
mission of Frost Valley and the YMCA.

Responsibilities:

  • Together with the Director of Camping Services and the Youth Development and Innovation
    Director, lead all overnight Summer Camp and Day Camp programs at Frost Valley, focusing
    on creating shared, consistent goals across programs and maintaining a high level of
    communication and collaboration.
  • Supervise a team of two year-round staff – one in charge of Farm Camp, and one in charge of
    East Valley Ranch – and 30 summer seasonal staff, including hiring, training, evaluating,
    scheduling and discipline.
  • Develop and manage an annual budget for East Valley programs, creatively driving revenue
    growth and managing expenses while providing excellent programming.
  • During summer camp, communicate East Valley needs with support departments (maintenance, food service etc), and ensure staff are meeting both Frost Valley Program Quality Standards as well as external standards (Department of Health, American Camp Association, etc)
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Department to develop and implement connection strategies with East Valley campers and guests, including sending monthly emails, attending camp fairs and hosting open houses.
  • Outside summer camp, function as the primary contact for all East Valley programs by being physically present on evenings and weekends during program, and being on call as needed.
  • Oversee recruitment, booking, and running of East Valley programs during the year, including girl scout weekends, Road Scholar groups, family reunions and others.
  • Oversee Frost Valley Horse Trails programs, including program design, scheduling, logistics and execution.
  • Contribute new ideas to Frost Valley’s East Valley programs and ensure programs and activities meet guest needs, work towards retention goals, and incorporate Frost Valley’s core values.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all East Valley guests to ensure high levels of satisfaction and retention.
  • Be an active member of the Program Director Team at Frost Valley. Responsibilities include attending staff meetings, helping shape camp policies, sit in additional committees throughout the year, and contributing to the success of all Frost Valley Program Departments.
  • Demonstrate good judgment in decision-making and willingness to abide by the Frost Valley Core Values (honesty, caring, respect, responsibility, community, stewardship, diversity, inclusion)
  • 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 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.

Updated:

October 2019; HR

Pay Range:

$54,000 – $58,000 a year, plus great benefits and housing

Deadline to apply:

November 22, 2019

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Vicky Eddings at veddings@frostvalley.org or
845-985-2291 x255.

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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Group & Family Retreats Coordinator

Reports To:

Group & Family Retreats Director

Classification:

Full-time, salary, exempt

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a camp, conference center, hospitality and/or YMCA setting, especially in working with large groups of over 500 people
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and database management
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Able to connect with guests, lead staff, balance short- and long-range planning, and work with a high level of attention to detail
  • Level II Challenge Course certified or ability to obtain certification preferred
  • Possess a valid US Driver’s License and be able to pass internal FV driver training

General Description:

The Group and Family Retreats Coordinator shares responsibility for the development, implementation,
and facilitation of all group and family programs, specialty camps/conferences, and weekend groups
attending Frost Valley. Additionally, the Coordinator has joint supervisory responsibility for the 25+
Program Instructor staff. Providing outstanding customer service to our 20,000 yearly GFR guests is
our highest priority. The Program Coordinator will communicate with guests before their visit, create
activity schedules, assign and manage instructor staff, respond to guest needs and questions during their
visit, and ensure our guests are satisfied and will return to Frost Valley. This position requires working
all weekends between September and June.

Responsibilities:

  • Create an appropriate, recreational, educational and well-staffed activity schedule for each
    assigned program (typically a weekend)
  • Be available to guests for questions and needs during their entire visit, including check-in and
    final departure, as well as share on-call responsibilities for evenings and overnights
  • Provide outstanding customer service by anticipating and/or responding quickly and courteously
    to guest needs both before and during their visit
  • Contribute to the hiring, training, mentoring, evaluation and supervision of 25+ program
    instructor team
  • Work with non-program departments to ensure a superior experience for our guests especially
    when schedule changes arise ie. maintenance, housekeeping, reservations, front desk
  • Set up and/or direct set up of needed program spaces, moving chairs and tables, etc
  • Provide creative ideas and implementation for new program areas and theme weekends
  • Fill in as an activity instructor when needed
  • Collect and compile program evaluations to find available areas of improvement in programming, staffing and facility to share with the relevant staff
  • Work with the reservations department to ensure accurate and timely information is entered into reservations software
  • Assist with inventory and ordering of necessary program supplies, and help track supply budget through the year
  • Demonstrate good judgment in decision-making and willingness to abide by the Frost Valley Core Values (honesty, caring, respect, responsibility, community, stewardship, diversity, inclusion)

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.

Updated:

October 2019; HR

Pay Range:

$35,600 – $37,000 a year, plus excellent benefits and on-site housing

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Danielia Barron at dbarron@frostvalley.org or
845-985-2291 x229.

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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