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


 

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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Summer Camp Adventure Trip Leader

Responsible to:

Adventure Trip Logistics Coordinator

Classification:

Full-time, seasonal, salaried, exempt

Salary:

$400+/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 acceptance.
  • 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, 2019.
  • Experience working with kids ages 11-17 in an outdoor setting, or strong desire to gain experience in such an environment.
  • 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 overall.
  • Able to work well with a team of others and a co-leader on a one-to-one basis.
  • 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 campers.
  • 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 conscious.
  • Be able to multi-task and handle pressure well.

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 programs.
  • Create a safe and fun environment for campers participating in Adventure Trips.
  • 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 manner.
  • Effectively teach outdoor and trip specific skills to campers.
  • Process each trip experience with campers and encourage group dynamics to create positive outcomes in activities and social settings.
  • 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 gear.
  • 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 Summer Camp Department and Frost Valley YMCA, as well as expectations of customers.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Offer help and assist with any other duties as assigned for the success of Frost Valley.
  • Embrace the Frost Valley YMCA’s eight core values of Respect, Responsibility, Caring, Honesty, Community, Diversity, Stewardship, and Inclusiveness.
  • Responsible for executing the shared Frost Valley Vision.

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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Seasonal Grounds Care Technician

Responsible to: Director of Property

Classification:

Full time, summer seasonal, hourly, non-exempt

Qualifications:

– Must be 18 years of age or older – Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, and possess physical stamina to be standing/moving much

of the day – Excellent communication skills and able to work well with a team – Possess a valid US Driver’s License and be able to pass internal FV driver training

General Description: The Grounds Care Technician will assist with maintenance of Frost Valley property and grounds, focusing on making the space safe, healthy, and attractive for both staff and guests.

Essential Functions:

– Pick-up and delivery of recycling, compost and fire wood – Snow removal, lawn mowing, leaf blowing and general grounds maintenance – Assist with general construction and building maintenance – 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: May 2019; HR

Pay Range: $12 – $13/hour + Great Benefits

How to apply:

For more information, please contact Stephen Poley, Director of Property at spoley@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x394.

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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