Summer Job Openings at Frost Valley YMCA!

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding job at a values-driven organization? Frost Valley has a variety of positions available.

Current summer openings:

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

This is a current list of our open summer positions as of April 2019. Please email hr@frostvalley.org for the most current job openings. Also, if you are interested in year-round employment, you can view our current year-round positions

 

Bear Grylls Teen Survival Camp Counselor

Responsible to:

Bear Grylls Survival Academy Director

Classification:

Full-time, seasonal

Compensation:

$300+ / week depending on experience

Qualifications:

– Must be 21 years of age or older.

– Possess a valid US Drivers License for at least 3 years

– Preferred Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.

– Strong background in logistical planning, customer service, and group facilitation.

– Experience working with participants in a rustic or minimalist camping environments.

– Experience working with camping, outdoor cooking, rappelling, climbing, hiking, as well as other adventure/survival-based activities desired.

– preferred prior experience working in a camp or YMCA program setting.

– Be very detail oriented and safety conscious.

– Possess excellent communication and organizational skills.

– Be a strong leader and be able to work well with a team of others.

– All those interested are encouraged to apply

General Description:

The Bear Grylls Teen Survival Camp Counselor will lead the successful development and implementation of programming and services for Bear Grylls Survival Camp participants. This will include the inventory and maintenance of survival/adventure-based equipment: including ruck sacks, survival knives, ropes, canteens, headlamps, etc.  The BG Counselor (alongside the Coordinator) will work to ensure that the BG Summer Camp Department will achieve the highest standards and meet the mission of not only the Department, but the YMCA, Bear Grylls Survival Academy, the expectations of the staff and customers, and the best interests of Frost Valley.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist to implement all aspects of Frost Valley’s BG Summer Survival Camp.
  • Work evenings and or weekends as needed to provide support to summer camp programs during the summer months.
  • Aid in logistics for all survival camp aspects: including meals, travel, vehicles, activities, and safety
  • Offer outstanding customer service; prompt, friendly and reliable.
  • Supervise a wide selection of program activities that will enhance the participants’ experience and ensure a safe, educational, and recreational visit.
  • Participate in the training, of seasonal summer staff with a focus on Survival Summer Camp programs.
  • Responsible for maintaining staff morale.
  • Help the coordinator to ensure that the Bear Grylls Survival Camps are meeting or exceeding the standards of the Ulster County Department of Health, ACA, and Frost Valley’s Program Quality Standards, as well as those of the Bear Grylls Survival Academy
  • Comply with all Personnel Policies.

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Jeff Williams, Bear Grylls Survival Academy Director at jwilliams@frostvalley.org   845-985-2291 ext. 315

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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Day Camp Office Coordinator

Responsible to:

Community Programs Director

Classification:

Seasonal, hourly, non-exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Possess at least a High School diploma
  • At least 1-3 years working experience in a Camp or Youth Serving Organization
  • Possess excellent communication and organization skills
  • Be a strong leader and be able to work well with a team of others
  • Able to multi-task and handle pressure well
  • Enjoy working with children, teens, families and other staff
  • Possess a valid and clean US driver’s license

 General Description:

The Office Coordinator is responsible for the organization and facilitation of the Frost Valley YMCA’s Summer Day Camp Office. This position is focused on directing and overseeing the day to day operations the Summer Day Camp Office. Additional responsibilities include coordinating and directing all communications, publishing and e-mailing a weekly/daily newsletter, uploading daily photos to our online portal, managing Family Night RSVP’s, organizing all daily paperwork, distributing rosters and other pertinent Day Camp paperwork, and managing daily check in and check out from the office. A principal job function is to ensure that quality service is provided to all participants and families.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide prompt, friendly, and informative customer service.
  • Manage incoming and outgoing Day Camp phone calls and e-mails.
  • Perform varied administrative duties such as Family Nights, authorized pick-ups, rosters, daily and weekly newsletters, photo uploads, and the organization of weekly paperwork.
  • Manage all aspects of the Day Camp Office.
  • Assist in communication with families about Day Camp programs
  • Assist in maintaining the highest safety standards for over 160 campers per session in a day camp setting.
  • Meet or exceed the standards of the American Camp Association and the Ulster County Board of Health.
  • Coordinate with multiple departments to ensure professional standards of Summer Day Camp and the Frost Valley YMCA.
  • Perform 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:

April 2019; HR

Pay Range:

$12.00-15.00 per hour

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Jessie Emmons, Community Programs 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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Specialty Program Coordinator

Responsible to:

Community Programs Director

Classification:

Seasonal, salaried, exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Possess at least a High School Diploma
  • At least 1-3 years working experience in a Camp or Youth Serving Organization
  • Possess excellent communication and organization skills
  • Be a strong leader and be able to work well with a team of others
  • Ability to multi-task and handle pressure well
  • Enjoy working with children, teens, families and other staff
  • Possess a valid and clean US driver license

General Description:

The Specialty Program Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, and facilitation of Frost Valley YMCA’s Summer Day Camp Specialty programs. This position is focused on directing and overseeing the day to day operations the Summer Day Camp Specialty Camps. Additional responsibilities include coordinating and directing Staff Training, supervising 4 Specialty Day Camp staff, in addition to managing schedules and activities for 25-50 campers. A principal job function is to ensure that quality service is provided to all participants and families of the Specialty programs, as well as Summer Day Camps as a whole. The Day Camp Specialty Program Coordinator will assist with recruiting, marketing, program development, staff training and evaluation and public relations efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in training, supervising, and evaluating 4 seasonal staff
  • Be responsible for administrative duties such as scheduling staff and program spaces, managing daily paperwork, and working with camper families.
  • Work with the Community Programs Director and other year round & summer staff to create staff training for Day Camp staff.
  • Manage all aspects of the Specialty Camp programs
  • Assist in developing and implementing the camp schedule for all Day Campers, including development of lesson plans for all activities offered
  • Assist in managing all logistics for the Specialty Camp program delivery.
  • Maintain the highest safety standards for over 160 campers per session in a day camp setting.
  • Provide prompt, friendly, and informative customer service.
  • Meet or exceed the standards of the American Camp Association and the Ulster County Board of Health.
  • Coordinate with multiple departments to ensure professional standards of Summer Day Camp and the Frost Valley YMCA.
  • Perform 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:April 2019; HR

Pay Range:

$135 per week

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Jessie Emmons, Community Programs 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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Junior Day Camp Counselor

Responsible to:

Assistant Day Camp Director

Classification:

Summer Seasonal, salaried, exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must be 16-17 years of age
  • Experience working with children aged 4-16, or a desire to do so
  • Possess excellent communication and organization skills
  • Be a strong leader and be able to work well with a team of others
  • Able to multi-task and handle pressure well
  • Enjoy working with children, teens, families and other staff

General Description:

The Day Camp Junior Counselor is responsible for assisting in the implementation and facilitation of Frost Valley YMCA’s Summer Day Camp. This position is focused on the safety, planning and implementation of activities for our campers aged 4-16. Additional responsibilities include assisting in daily camper paperwork, attendance, behavior management, and basic parent communication. A principal job function is to ensure that quality service is provided to all participants and families.

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with a group of campers, leading activities and ensuring the general safety and well-being of each camper throughout the day
  • Assist in creating a weekly program plan for campers in a specific Camper Group
  • Assist in keeping diligent attendance and behavior records on campers in a specific Camper Group
  • Provide prompt, friendly, and informative customer service
  • Assist in communication with families about Day Camp programs
  • Assist in maintaining the highest safety standards for over 160 campers per session in a day camp setting
  • Meet or exceed the standards of the American Camp Association and the Ulster County Board of Health.
  • Coordinate with multiple departments to ensure professional standards of Summer Day Camp and the Frost Valley YMCA.
  • Perform 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: April 2019; HR

Pay Range:

$135 per week

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Jessie Emmons, Community Programs 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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Senior Day Camp Counselor

Responsible to:

Assistant Day Camp Director

Classification:

Seasonal, salaried, exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Possess at least a High School diploma
  • Experience working with children aged 4-16, or a desire to do so
  • Possess excellent communication and organization skills
  • Be a strong leader and be ability to work well with a team of others
  • Able to multi-task and handle pressure well
  • Enjoy working with children, teens, families and other staff

General Description:

The Senior Day Camp Counselor is responsible for the implementation and facilitation of Frost Valley YMCA’s Summer Day Camp. This position is focused on the safety, planning and implementation of activities for our campers aged 4-16. Additional responsibilities include being a role model for our Junior Counselors, daily camper paperwork, attendance, behavior management, and basic parent communication. A principal job function is to ensure that quality service is provided to all participants and families.

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with a group of campers, leading activities and ensuring the general safety and well-being of each camper throughout the day
  • Create a weekly program plan for campers in a specific Camper Group
  • Keep diligent attendance and behavior records on campers in a specific Camper Group
  • Provide prompt, friendly, and informative customer service.
  • Assist in communication with families about Day Camp programs
  • Assist in maintaining the highest safety standards for over 160 campers per session in a day camp setting.
  • Meet or exceed the standards of the American Camp Association and the Ulster County Board of Health.
  • Coordinate with multiple departments to ensure professional standards of Summer Day Camp and the Frost Valley YMCA.
  • Perform 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: April 2019; HR

Pay Range:

$210 per week

 

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Jessie Emmons, Community Programs 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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Camp Photographer

Responsible to:

Graphic Designer

Classification:

Full Time, Summer Seasonal Position (ideal term: June 17 – Aug 30), room and board included. 11 weeks (start and end date negotiable)

Qualifications:

  • 21 years or older
  • Clean and Valid U.S. Driver’s License – must be comfortable driving
    Frost Valley vehicles
  • Experience with digital photography – photography samples required:
    samples should not be digitally altered with filters, effects, etc.
    • subjects should include posed people, candid people, action, & scenic
    • samples should be editorial/photo journalistic in style, less artistic/abstract
  • Physically fit and comfortable with walking for long periods of time, sometimes across hilly terrain and through the woods
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong initiative & work ethic
  • Excellent communicator
  • Team player
  • Commitment to working with a diverse staff and population for the fulfillment of
    YMCA goals

General Description:

The Photographer is under the supervision of the Graphic Designer and is responsible for supporting the photography needs of the Frost Valley YMCA organization in print collateral and digital advertising, and social media/networking. This position will work to the highest standards to meet the mission of not only the department, but also the YMCA, the expectations of the staff and guests, and the best interests of Frost Valley.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for photographing the daily activities of Frost Valley YMCA to support digital and print marketing efforts
  • Some nights and weekends will be required
  • Works closely with the Graphic Designer and Digital Media Specialist to update and organize the Marketing Photos media library
  • Maintains equipment, supplies and property of Frost Valley YMCA.
  • Models, teaches and upholds the Frost Valley YMCA Code of Conduct.
  • Works to increase his or her own cultural competence and helps to create an environment that reflects the Frost Valley YMCA’s 8 Core Values:
    • Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, Community,
      Diversity, Inclusiveness and Stewardship
  • Maintains professional appearance and decorum
  • Meets deadlines and is consistently prepared and organized
  • Performs 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: April 15, 2016; HR

Pay Range:

$12.50/hour + Housing and Board (full term: $5,500)

Seasonal Dates of Employment:

June 17 – August 30, 2019

How to Apply:

Send resume, cover letter and photography samples to Sara Munoz, Graphic Designer, smunoz@frostvalley.org. Contact Sara at 845-985-2291 extension 381 for more information.

 

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Garden Assistant

Responsible to:

Garden Educational Manager and Farm Garden Manager

Classification:

Part-Time, Seasonal, non-exempt (20 hours/week)

Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Previous experience with gardening, botany, agriculture or a related field preferred
  • Experience teaching or instructing classes
  • Experience and desire to work with children
  • A basic understanding of children/teens and the ability to develop positive relationships with them
  • Able to develop positive relationships with fellow staff
  • Possess strong communication and group facilitation skills
  • Be able to multi-task and handle a fast-paced environment
  • Committed to being a part of the Frost Valley YMCA team
  • Independent work ethic and a sense of humor
  • Able to think in a logistical manner
  • Commit to daily, hard physical labor and sometimes adverse weather conditions
  • Be physically fit and have the ability to lift 50 lbs. 
  • Promote safety around campers at all times

General Description:

This position is perfect for a self-starter, who must be able to monitor, maintain and troubleshoot the challenges of gardening. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the daily upkeep of the Frost Valley gardens at the farm and main camp. Additionally, the job requires splitting time between an educational garden and assisting with the daily tasks at a working farm.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize best management practices to ensure a healthy, thriving garden
  • Plant, maintain and harvest crops on own and with campers
  • Assist in maintaining a log of produce harvested and delivering produce to the dining hall and teaching kitchen for use
  • Use organic growing techniques, tools and practices and occasionally help repair broken equipment.
  • Assist with weekly gardening activities including but not limited to: sowing, transplanting, weeding, watering, fertilizing, harvesting, composting, and pest control.
  • Assist with custodial duties as needed in and around the garden including but not limited to: cleaning up greenhouse and garden areas at the end of the day and helping to maintain a tidy growing space.
  • Maintain a friendly, cooperative and professional relationship with all staff

Reasonable Accommodation 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: April 3, 2019, HR

Dates:

June 17 – August 30, 2019, 20 hours/week

Pay:

$11.10/hour

How to apply:

Please submit application and resume to Linda Ludwig-Tisch, Director of Human Resources, lludwig-tisch@frostvalley.org; 845-985-2291 x 254.

For more information, contact, Alexander Ritzheimer, Educational Garden Manager at aritzheimer@frostvalley.org or call 845-985-2291 x 280.

 

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Equestrian Counselor 

Responsible to:

Equestrian Director

Classification:

Full time, Summer Seasonal, Exempt

Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Experience working with youth and teens in an outdoor setting or strong desire to gain such experience
  • Experience working with horses
  • Able to work long hours, including evening and late night programs
  • Able to respond flexibly to changes in schedule, staff and campers
  • Present a strong, positive model for kids and fellow staff members
  • Possess excellent communication skills and group facilitation skills
  • Be a strong leader and work well with a team of others
  • Able to multi-task and handle pressure well

General Description:

The primary duty of the counselor is to supervise and care for the campers in ‘loco parentis’, that is in place of the parent, while they are in our care. Overseeing children’s day to day needs and providing safe, fun entertainment and wholesome activities are an essential part of the job. Counselors run programming for campers in a specified age group from the time the children wake up in the morning to the time they go to bed in the evening. During the evening and overnight, counselors are expected to continue to ensure the safety and emotional well-being of the campers, even if it means providing care during the overnight period. The successful candidate truly enjoys working with children of various Frost Valley programs.

Responsibilities:

Camp-related:

  • Supervise and care for campers from the time the first camper arrives at Frost Valley to the time the last camper leaves.
  • Create a safe and fun environment for campers participating in summer camp programs.
  • Design and implement programming for campers.
  • Be an active member of a small community, including, but not limited to, giving your opinion in an appropriate manner, taking on delegated responsibilities and helping to maintain the physical, emotional and mental health of each team member.
  • Maintain a friendly, cooperative, and professional relationship with your co-counselors, Village Chief, director and any other staff members or outfitters.
  • Complete and submit all required documentation including, but not limited to, Daily Reports, accident reports, vehicle logs, etc. in a timely manner.
  • Be a good role model for fellow staff and campers at all times. This includes modeling acceptable behavior, language, Frost Valley’s core values and outdoor standards.
  • Ensure that Frost Valley Summer Camps achieves the highest standard and meets the mission and goals of both the Equestrian Department and Frost Valley YMCA, as well as expectations of customers.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Embrace the Frost Valley YMCA’s eight core values of Respect, Responsibility, Caring, Honesty, Community, Diversity, Stewardship and Inclusion.

Equestrian-related:

  • Be physically fit and have the ability to lift 50 lb feed bags as well as hay bales
  • Be able to mount horses unassisted
  • Assist in inventorying and maintaining equipment, including cleaning and returning equipment as instructed
  • Responsibilities will vary regarding horse care according to the position allocated during staff training but may include:
    • Daily wrangling for a herd of 30-40 horses
    • Grooming, tacking, cleaning the barn daily
    • Teaching or assisting group riding lessons for up to 5 campers per lesson
    • Daily turnout of horses to pasture
    • Feeding and checking water daily
    • Health checks for horses – daily general look over
    • Reporting any issues with campers, lessons or horses to the appropriate staff member
    • Keeping the barn and surrounding area in excellent condition
    • Other barn chores as assigned
  • Offer help and assist with any other duties as assigned for the success of Frost Valley.

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: March 2019; HR

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Emily Gorman at egorman@frostvalley.org or 845.985.2291x 240.

Apply online here for summer camp positions.

 

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Camp Nurse (RN/LPN)

Reports to:

Health Care Administrator

Classification:

Full-time, Summer Seasonal, Exempt

Qualifications:

  • Possess a current New York State RN or LPN license
  • Demonstrated knowledge of pharmacology to administer appropriate medications
  • Enjoy working with children of various ages
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to carry up to 50 lbs over short distances
  • Proficient in gmail, electronic databases, and other computer application
  • Have a clean and valid US driver’s license

General Description:

The Camp Nurse will administer medications, provide basic first aid, maintain appropriate records and respond to emergencies among campers and staff at Frost Valley YMCA. All services provided will be in accordance with the policies and procedures set forth by Frost Valley YMCA, the NY State Office of Professions, the NY State Department of Health, and the American Camp Association.

Responsibilities:

  • Review campers’ health profiles upon check-in
  • Administer appropriate medications in a timely and safe manner
  • Accurately document all care given per Frost Valley YMCA policies and procedures, ensure documentation is filed properly, and maintain confidentiality of medical records
  • Facilitate smooth transition of care to outside medical providers, as well as provide follow up as needed
  • Communicate effectively with program coordinator, staff and parents
  • Take part in on-site training through MAC program
  • Provide basic and emergency healthcare to guests and staff in compliance with physician orders and Frost Valley policies and procedures
  • Provide care that is competent, professional, age specific and culturally sensitive
  • Interpret and enforce all camp policies, rules, and regulations with regard to health and well-being
  • Facilitate staff and guest awareness of unsafe or at risk behaviors and conditions
  • Participate in emergency drills and trainings
  • Manage and implement emergency procedures and safety protocols for the organization
  • Ensure the Wellness Center and other medical venues are maintained in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Assist the RN Field Safety Coordinator with supply inventory
  • Practice within standards set forth by the New York State Office of Professions, New York State Department of Health and the American Camp Association.
  • 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 2019; HR

Pay Range:

LPN: $1,600 per 2-week camp session; RN: $2,200 per camp session

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Dawn D’Auria at ddauria@frostvalley.org or 845.985.2291 x232.

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

 

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Healthcare Technician, EMT

Reports to:

RN Field Trainer/Safety Coordinator and Healthcare Administrator

Classification:

Part Time, Varied shifts and hours, Non-exempt

Qualifications:

  • Hold a current New York State EMT license
  • Must have a clean and valid New York State driver license
  • Ability to carry up to 50 lbs
  • Must be CPR certified
  • Able to traverse a variety of terrains
  • Must have flexible schedule to be able to work days, nights, or weekends                           

General Description:

Provide emergency medical care to Frost Valley staff and guests on both the main campus and the East Valley Ranch. Responsible for general emergency readiness of Frost Valley, including stocking emergency vehicles and first aid kits around property, maintaining other emergency equipment, assisting with staff emergency preparedness trainings, and completing necessary paperwork.

 Responsibilities:

  • Respond to all emergency calls, taking the lead in medical care when necessary
  • Responsible for the readiness of emergency vehicles and associated equipment
  • Ensure that all emergency stations, supplies and equipment are updated, labeled and properly located providing for seasonal needs
  • Check and restock exam rooms and first aid kits on a scheduled basis
  • Assist with trainings for emergency preparedness, CPR, First Aid and Epi-pen administration
  • Investigate accidents and emergencies to plan prevention strategies
  • Participate in emergency drills
  • Collaborate with Emergency Services personnel and Wellness Center Staff
  • Perform regularly scheduled safety checks to evaluate the safety of program activities and facility
  • Report unsafe/hazardous situations on Frost Valley and East Valley Ranch grounds
  • Be familiar with OSHA and DOH standards to help enforce safe practices
  • Ensure proper operation of all emergency communication devices
  • Assist with risk management, safety, security and emergency planning
  • Perform other duties as assigned by RN Field Trainer/Safety Coordinator 

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: April 2019; HR

 Pay Rate:

$11-$13/hour

How To Apply:

For more information, contact Dawn D’Auria, Health Care Administrator at ddauria@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x232.

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

 

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Developmental Disabilities Nurse

Reports to:

Healthcare Administrator

Classification:

Full-Time, Summer Seasonal, Varied hours, Exempt

Qualifications:

  • Possess a current New York State RN or LPN license
  • Demonstrated knowledge of pharmacology in order to administer appropriate medications
  • Experience with complex medical conditions and associated medication regimes
  • Experience with children and adults with developmental disabilities preferred
  • Ability to carry 50 lbs over short distances
  • Organized and possess great communication skills
  • Proficient in gmail, electronic databases, and other computer applications
  • Have a clean and valid US driver’s license

General Description:

The Developmental Disabilities Nurse will administer medications, provide basic first aid, maintain records and respond to emergencies among campers and staff at Frost Valley YMCA. This nurse will primarily work with the Mainstreaming at Camp (MAC) program campers, but will help fill in to ensure all campers and staff receive appropriate care as required. All services provided will be in accordance with the policies and procedures set forth by Frost Valley YMCA, the NY State Office of Professions, the NY State Department of Health and the American Camp Association.

Responsibilities:

  • Review MAC program campers’ health profiles upon check-in
  • Administer appropriate medications to MAC campers in a timely and safe manner
  • Accurately document all care given per Frost Valley YMCA policies and procedures, ensure documentation is filed properly, and maintain confidentiality of medical records
  • Facilitate smooth transition of care to outside medical providers, as well as provide follow up as needed
  • Communicate effectively with MAC program coordinator, staff and parents
  • Take part in on-site training through MAC program
  • Provide basic and emergency healthcare to guests and staff in compliance with physician orders and Frost Valley policies and procedures
  • Provide care that is competent, professional, age specific and culturally sensitive
  • Interpret and enforce all camp policies, rules, and regulations with regard to health and well-being
  • Facilitate staff and guest awareness of unsafe or at risk behaviors and conditions
  • Participate in emergency drills and trainings
  • Manage and implement emergency procedures and safety protocols for the organization
  • Ensure the Wellness Center and other medical venues are maintained in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Assist the RN Field Safety Coordinator with supply inventory
  • Practice within standards set forth by the New York State Office of Professions, New York State Department of Health and the American Camp Association.
  • 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 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: February 2019; HR

Pay Rate:

Commensurate with experience and RN/LPN licensure

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Dawn D’Auria at ddauria@frostvalley.org or 845.985.2291 x232.

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

 

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Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Reports to:

RN Field Trainer/Safety Coordinator and Healthcare Administrator

Classification:

Full-time, Summer Seasonal, Varied shifts and hours, Exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must have a current Wilderness First Responder certification
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Ability to carry up to 50 lbs and traverse a variety of terrains
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Enjoy working with children of various ages
  • Flexible schedule to work days, evenings, or overnights
  • Have a clean and valid New York State driver license        

General Description:

The Wilderness First Responder will provide emergency medical care to Frost Valley staff and guests on both the main campus and the East Valley Ranch. This person will help ensure 24/7 access to medical care for our campers and staff, and must be available to work day, evening and overnight shifts. Responsible for assisting in general emergency readiness of Frost Valley, including stocking supplies, and providing care and/or communicating need for care to licensed staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to all emergency calls, taking the lead in medical care when necessary
  • Provide care to patients being housed in the Wellness Center
  • Participate in emergency drills and Wellness Center trainings
  • Collaborate and communicate with Emergency Services personnel, Summer Camp Directors and Wellness Center Staff
  • Maintain clear and accurate shift and call out reports
  • Report unsafe/hazardous situations on grounds to manage risk
  • Perform other duties as assigned by RN Field Trainer/Safety Coordinator

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: February 2019; HR

Pay Rate:

$138 per 12-hour shift

How To Apply:

For more information, contact Dawn D’Auria, Health Care Administrator at ddauria@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x232.

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

 

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Wellness Center Aide

Reports to:

Nurses on Duty and the Health Care Administrator

Classification:

Full-Time, Summer Seasonal, Varied Hours, Exempt

Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be organized with great time management skills
  • Enjoy working with children of various ages
  • Flexible schedule to work days, evenings or overnights

General Description:

The Wellness Center Aide will assist other Wellness Center Staff in maintaining an environment conducive to the recovery and return of the camper to customary camp programs and activities. The Aide will encourage campers’ good health practices and maintain cleanliness of patient use areas to aid licensed staff and speed campers’ recovery.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist campers in the Wellness Center in obtaining proper nutrition and fluid intake
  • General cleaning of patient care areas, infirmary and camper bathrooms daily, or as needed
  • Document patient vitals and other tasks performed
  • Launder Wellness Center linens
  • Ensure proper hygiene, rest, daily living activities and supervision of campers housed in the infirmary
  • Communicate camper health needs and observed symptoms to licensed staff

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: February 2019; HR

Pay Rate:

$130.00 per 16 hour shift

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Dawn D’Auria at ddauria@frostvalley.org or 845.985.2291x 232

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

 

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Health Care Assistant

Reports to:

Healthcare Administrator

Classification:

Full-Time, Summer Seasonal, Varied hours, Exempt

Qualifications:

  • Possess, or be willing to attain, valid certification in Advanced First Aid or Wilderness First Responder
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Ability to carry up to 50 lbs and traverse a variety of terrains
  • Enjoy working with children of various ages
  • Organized and possess excellent communication skills
  • Flexible schedule to work days, evenings, or overnights
  • Have a clean and valid US driver’s license

General Description:

The Health Care Assistant will provide emergency medical care to Frost Valley staff and guests on both the main campus and the East Valley Ranch. This person will help ensure 24/7 access to medical care for our campers and staff, and must be available to work day, evening and overnight shifts. The Assistant will provide care to campers, encourage campers’ good health and hygiene practices, and maintain cleanliness of patient use areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond promptly to emergency calls, taking the lead in medical care when necessary
  • Maintain appropriate documentation of all occurrences during shift
  • Assist campers in the Wellness Center in obtaining proper nutrition and fluid intake
  • Ensure proper hygiene, rest, daily living activities and supervision of campers housed in the infirmary
  • General cleaning of patient care areas, infirmary and camper bathrooms daily, or as needed
  • Launder Wellness Center linens
  • Participate in emergency drills and Wellness Center trainings
  • Collaborate and communicate between Emergency Services personnel, Summer Camp Directors and Wellness Center staff
  • Assists in broader staff and emergency preparedness trainings
  • Report unsafe/hazardous situations on Frost Valley Property
  • Perform other duties as assigned by RN Field Trainer/Safety Coordinator and 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 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: February 2019: HR

Pay Rate:

$70 per 8-hour shift

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Dawn D’Auria at ddauria@frostvalley.org or 845.985.2291x 232

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

 

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Tokyo Partnership Summer ESL Teacher

Responsible to

Director of Tokyo-Frost Valley YMCA Partnership

Classification

Full Time, Exempt, Temporary: July 29-Aug 2 & Aug 5-8, 2019

Qualifications

  • Must be 20 years of age or older
  • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Enjoy working with children, teens and staff
  • Be a strong leader and be able to work well with a team of others
  • Be able to multi-task and handle pressure well

General Description:

The Tokyo Partnership ESL Teacher will teach ESL classes to 10-15 Japanese campers, ages 10-15, from Japan and the US.  There will be 2 classes (beginner and intermediate) from 9:20-11:20 each morning, Monday to Friday.  Japanese counselors will be part of the class for support.  Types of information to be taught will be improving oral skills in naming basic objects, greetings, numbers, and simple conversations.  Student projects will also be part of the class. 

 Responsibilities:

  • Teach a beginner and intermediate class with approximately 8 students in each class for 9 days (7/29-8/2; and 8/5-8/8)
  • Interview with each student to place in appropriate-level class
  • Prepare for each class including finding suitable materials and planning lessons and schedule.
  • Report on class activities to each child’s parents within 2 weeks of classes.

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: April 2019; HR

Pay Rate:

$200/week; $400 total for contract

Additional Benefits:

Frost Valley will provide accommodations and all meals for the session, if necessary.  Teachers will have free time after preparation and class time each day.  Teachers’ family will have a 50% discount to participate in Frost Valley’s summer camp programs. There is a free bus available for transportation from Brooklyn, Manhattan, Montclair (NJ), Westchester, Queens (ONLY July 28 and August 9).

How to Apply:

For more information, please contact Director of Tokyo Partnership, Mariko Ikeda, at mikeda@frostvalley.org. or by phone at 914-761-8450.

Submit application, cover letter, and resume to Linda Ludwig-Tisch, Director of Human Resources at HR@frostvalley.org.

 

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Information Technology (IT) Intern

Responsible to

Chief Operations Officer

Classification

Full Time, Non-Exempt, Summer Seasonal Position

Qualifications

  • Prefer a rising senior student majoring in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field
  • Knowledge/experience/interest with database management (SQL Server), queries, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to handle several projects simultaneously and work with multiple teams.
  • Working knowledge of switches and routers
  • Demonstrate previous proficiencies working with the following technologies:
    • Microsoft Windows 2008/2013 Server
    • Microsoft Active Directory
    • Microsoft Windows 7 & 10

General Description:

The IT intern will be responsible for assisting with general IT needs and supporting the department as their skills allow. The IT intern is expected to work directly with users (everyone from on-the-ground staff to executive leadership) to address their IT needs, and prioritize these efforts based on Frost Valley’s mission and available resources. Therefore, it is essential that the IT intern demonstrate good communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. The IT intern will work at the highest standard possible to meet the mission of the YMCA, the expectations of the staff and customers, and the best interests of Frost Valley.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure proper function of all Frost Valley YMCA IT Network equipment and services
  • Assist with providing other IT support to Frost Valley personnel, as required, to ensure the IT department has back-up within the department for critical IT functions
  • Work with vendors and support staff to provide high quality end user and systems support services
  • Advise Frost Valley management in making sound IT-related decisions by providing relevant information
  • Participate in the development and implementation of ongoing IT planning for Frost Valley’s network and general IT in support of Frost Valley’s mission
  • Perform 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: April 2019; HR

Pay Rate:

$12.50/hour

Seasonal Dates of Employment:

June 1 –Sept 1, 2019 (flexible)

Deadline to Apply:

June 1, 2019

How to Apply:

For more information, please contact Chief Operations Officer, Tom Holsapple, at tholsapple@frostvalley.org or by phone at 845-985-2291 x214

Submit application, cover letter, and resume to Linda Ludwig-Tisch, Director of Human Resources at HR@frostvalley.org

 

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Summer Camp Adventure Trip Leader

Responsible to:

Adventure Trip Logistics Coordinator

Classification:

Full-time, seasonal, salaried, exempt

Salary:

$280-320/week including room and board

Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older by June 30th,
  • Must possess clean, valid U.S. driver’s license for the length of the position. Driving record must be approved prior to official
  • Minimum Wilderness First Responder & CPR certification required. Certifications must be valid June 30, 2019 through August 23, 2019 and actual, signed card/certification must be shown to Adventure Director prior to June 30,
  • Experience working with kids ages 11-17 in an outdoor setting, or strong desire to gain experience in such an
  • Able to hike 8-13 miles in rugged, uneven terrain per day with a pack weighing one third of one’s body weight and in good physical health
  • Able to work well with a team of others and a co-leader on a one-to-one
  • Able to work long hours, including evening and late night programs, in high stress conditions.
  • Able to be flexible to sudden changes in schedule, staff and
  • Present a strong, positive model for campers and fellow staff members
  • Outstanding customer service skills, group facilitation and logistical skill.
  • Be very detail oriented and safety
  • Be able to multi-task and handle pressure

General Description:

Adventure Trip Leaders will supervise and care for trip campers in loco parentis. Trip Leaders must work well with a co-leader in a remote setting, away from Frost Valley YMCA resources and guidance. The ability to foresee and prevent potential hazards and camper issues is crucial to leading a successful trip. Trip Leaders are responsible for preparing final logistics for each assigned trip and to ensure he/she has all of the equipment necessary to run a trip safely and successfully. This position is also responsible for maintaining the gear and ensuring that equipment is being well cared for and correctly cleaned and used. Facilitating a camper’s experience to be positive and insightful is also crucial to this position. The successful candidate truly enjoys working with children of various Frost Valley programs and desires to share their love for the outdoors.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to identify and mitigate risk so participants have a positive and incident free experience.
  • Supervise trip campers in loco parentis from the time the first camper arrives at Frost Valley to the time the last camper leaves Frost Valley
  • Create a safe and fun environment for campers participating in Adventure
  • Maintain a friendly, cooperative, and professional relationship with fellow staff and outfitters.
  • Complete and submit all required documentation including, but not limited to, trip logs, accident reports, spending reports, and vehicle logs in a timely
  • Effectively teach outdoor and trip specific skills to
  • Process each trip experience with campers and encourage group dynamics to create positive outcomes in activities and social
  • Maintain This includes, but is not limited to, cleaning equipment in a timely fashion, returning equipment within a reasonable time after use, and reporting/fixing broken gear
  • Organize final logistics for assigned trips, including, but not limited to, food and gear preparation.
  • Finalize all logistics for each trip and ensure that each trip has adequate, correct safety and general
  • Be a good role model for fellow staff and campers at all times. This includes modeling acceptable behavior, language, Frost Valley’s core values and outdoor
  • Ensure that Frost Valley Summer Camps achieves the highest standard and meets the mission and goals of both the Summer Camp Department and Frost Valley YMCA, as well as expectations of
  • Attend staff
  • Offer help and assist with any other duties as assigned for the success of Frost
  • Embrace the Frost Valley YMCA’s eight core values of Respect, Responsibility, Caring, Honesty, Community, Diversity, Stewardship,
  • Responsible for executing the shared 2018 Frost Valley

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.

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Zach Eigenbrodt at zeigenbrodt@frostvalley.org or 845.985.2291 x 265.

Apply online here for summer camp positions.

 

 

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