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 2021. 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

 

Adventure Trip Leader

Responsible to

Trips Logistics Coordinator

Classification

Full-time, seasonal, salaried, exempt

Qualifications

  • 21 years old
  • Current Wilderness First Responder or willingness to get before June 2020
  • Experience working with youth and teens ages 9-15 in an outdoor setting, or a strong desire to gain experience in such an environment
  • Able to hike 8-10 miles in rugged, uneven terrain per day with a pack weight one third of one’s body weight.  In good physical health overall is a must.
  • Ability to work long hours, including evening and late-night programs under high stress
  • Ability to be flexible to sudden changes in schedule, staff and campers
  • Present a strong, positive model for kids and fellow staff members
  • Possess excellent communication and group facilitation skills

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 they have all of the equipment necessary to run a trip safely and successfully.  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. Our trips include backpacking, hiking, camping, rafting, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, climbing and service elements. Our primary youth demographics are ages 10-17.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to identify and mitigate risk to ensure positive and incident free experiences for participants.
  • 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.
  • Complete and submit all required documentation including, but not limited to, daily logs, accident reports, vehicle logs, etc. in a timely manner.
  • Plan and execute trips.  This includes teaching campers the specific hard and soft skills needed for and during each trip, as well as processing the trip at the conclusion of the experience.
  • 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.
  • Embrace the Frost Valley YMCA’s eight core values of Respect, Responsibility, Caring, Honesty, Community, Diversity, Stewardship, Inclusiveness. 

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.

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

Consistent with the mission, Frost Valley YMCA seeks to create an atmosphere of ethical behavior founded in the principles of caring, community, diversity, honesty, inclusiveness, respect, responsibility, and stewardship. We furthermore seek to help all people:

 

  • Develop self-confident, self-respect and an appreciation for one’s own worth.
  • Respect and appreciate the diversity of all humankind.
  • Promote the creation of partnerships that support positive change in our own communities and throughout the world.
  • Develop an appreciation for the natural environment and a commitment to stewardship of the earth’s finite resources.
  • Visualize a positive future and develop the initiative and leadership necessary to accomplish this vision.
  • Celebrate the cultural and natural heritage of the Catskills, encouraging opportunities that will cultivate a sense of place.

Salary: 

$400-470 /week including room and board

How to apply:

Fill out our online Summer Staff and In-Training Application. For more information, please contact Russell Frisch, Adventure Director at rfrisch@frostvalley.org or call 845-985-2291 ext. 265

Updated: May 6, 2021; HR

 

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Adventure Trip Logistics Coordinators

Responsible to

Adventure Director or Assistant Adventure Director

Responsible for:

Trip Leaders and Trip Center Assistants

Classification

Full-time, seasonal, salaried, exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older by June 1, 2021
  • Valid US driver’s license and ability to drive Frost Valley vehicles, including 12 passenger mini-buses
  • Minimum Wilderness First Responder and CPR certification required.
  • Experience supervising staff leading overnight, outdoor programming
  • Experience working with youth and teens ages 9-17 in an outdoor setting, or a strong desire to gain experience in such an environment
  • Experience with food or gear pack out systems or strong desire to gain experience in such an environment
  • Able to hike 8-10 miles in rugged, uneven terrain per day with a pack weight one third of one’s body weight. In good physical health overall is a must.
  • Strong sense of risk management practices and procedures and excellent decision making
  • Ability to work long hours, including late night or early morning programs under high stress
  • Ability to be flexible to sudden changes in schedule, staff and campers
  • Possess strong leadership, management, organization, communication and group facilitation skills. Previous supervisory experience desired
  • Be able to multi-task and handle pressure well
  • Present a strong, positive model for kids and fellow staff members
  • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Work well with a team of others

General Description:

The Adventure Trip Logistics Coordinator collaboratively supervises the Adventure Trips program and assists with the departure, return and safety of all off-site overnight trips.  This position is in charge of managing assigned trip leaders and trip center assistants as well as ensuring the quality of the program and completing logistical components required in the program.  Mentoring trip leaders in their day-to-day jobs as staff encounter difficult or unique situations and regular staff and camper check-ins are essentials parts of the job. Staff and camper problems and successes will filter through the Trip Logistics Coordinator to the Adventure Director.  The Trip Logistics Coordinator  keeps the director informed of all pertinent issues and successes related to the program, and communicates with parents as needed.   The Trip Logistics Coordinator aids and assists the department in times of emergency, crisis and evacuations. The Trips Logistic Coordinator will brief their assigned trips before they leave, be responsible for being available to receive communication from trips that are off site, and debrief their trips when they return.  This position also directly oversees the food room or gear room. They are responsible for creating a successful pack out system for overnight trips, ordering food or gear when needed, packing food or gear for overnight trips, and keeping everything in a neat and orderly condition. The Trip Logistics Coordinator is responsible for keeping the Trip Center in outstanding running condition.

Responsibilities:

  • Adventure Trip Leader responsibilities if needed (see Adventure Trip Leader Job Description for complete list)
  • Ability to identify and mitigate risk to ensure positive and incident free experiences for participants and staff.
  • Supervise and evaluate Adventure Trip Leaders, including, but not limited to, maintaining staff morale and conducting one-on-one meetings with each staff member each session
  • Conduct trip briefings and debriefs for assigned off-site trips
  • Create a safe and fun environment for campers and staff participating in the Adventure Program
  • Design and implement programming for campers and staff participating in the Adventure Program
  • Develop and maintain a positive culture within the program
  • 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-workers, director and any other staff members or outfitters
  • Complete and submit all required documentation including, but not limited to, daily logs, accident reports, vehicle logs, etc. in a timely manner
  • Assist in overseeing mini-trip pack outs and logistics
  • Oversee the planning, execution and evaluation of off-site overnight trips. This includes ensuring campers are learning specific hard and soft skills needed for each trip, supervising staff in implementation and preparation for trips, and processing trips with campers and staff at the conclusion of the experience.
  • Respond to emergencies, crisis and evacuations, regardless of the time of day or night, including, but not limited to visiting trip sites up to 12 hours away on short notice
  • Works closely with Adventure Director to ensure risk management practices and procedures are adequate and being followed in all cases
  • Assists and leads training sessions throughout the summer
  • 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 Inclusion

Reasonable Accommodations Statement:

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

How to apply:

Fill out our online Summer Staff and In-Training Application. For more information, please contact Russell Frisch, Adventure Director at rfrisch@frostvalley.org or call 845-985-2291 ext. 265

 

 

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Camp Driver

Responsible to:

Health Care Administrator

Classification:

Full time, Seasonal, Exempt

Qualifications:

  • Minimum age required is 21 years old
  • A clean valid driver’s license is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well with children of various ages

General Description:

The Camp Driver will safely transport campers to and from various appointments or destinations (ie: hospital, dentist, doctors). This position will also be responsible for completing pharmacy pickups as needed.

Responsibilities:

  •  Drive in a safe and responsible manner
  • Coordinate the directions for all trips
  • Transport the campers to scheduled appointments on time
  • Coordinate follow up appointments and communicate these back to the Wellness Center
  • Ensuring that the vehicle is clean and tidy at all times
  • Help with the cleaning of the Wellness Center
  • Follow COVID-19 policy and protocols

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to sit for a long period of time
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times

Reasonable Accommodations Statement:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation 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.

How to apply:

Email application/resume to Dawn D’Auria, Health Care Administrator at:
ddauria@frostvalley.org, or for information (845) 985-2291 Ext. 232

Updated: March 2021-HR

 

 

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Camp Nurse

Responsible to:

Health Care Administrator

Classification:

Full-Time, Seasonal, Exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must have a current New York State RN or LPN license
  • A clean driving record is preferred
  • Ability to carry 50 lbs
  • Must be organized
  • Proficient in Gmail, and understanding databases

General Description:

Provides health, safety, and general medical services to personnel and guests in accordance with Frost Valley, YMCA policies and procedures, and Standards of Procedures as set forth by the New York State Office of Professions, New York State Department of Health, and American Campers Association. Administer medications, basic first aid, maintain records and respond to emergencies in a professional manner.

Responsibilities :

  • Practice within standards set forth by the New York State Office of Professions, New York State Department of Health, and the American Campers Association.
  • Administer medications in a timely and safe manner, demonstrating knowledge of pharmacology
  • Provide accurate documentation per Frost Valley YMCA policies and procedures, answer telephones, ensure documentation is filed properly, and maintain the confidentiality of medical records
  • Ensure the Wellness Center and other medical venues are maintained in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Ensure the accurate transition of care and follow up as needed to Emergency Medical Services, hospitals, physicians, and partnerships
  • Work in collaboration with other medical disciplines, Wellness Center staff, and other departments to ensure safety, well-being, and positive health outcomes for guests and staff
  • Communicate special health needs to appropriate staff
  • Assist the RN Field Safety Coordinator with keeping track of inventory supplies
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate basic and emergency healthcare to guests and staff in compliance with physician orders and Frost Valley policies and procedures
  • Provide competent, age-specific, and culturally sensitive care while maintaining standards of professional practice
  • Interpret and enforce all camp policies, rules, and regulations
  • Maintain security of medications and health records
  • Follow COVID-19 policy and protocols
  • Facilitate staff a 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 organizations
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Health Care Administrator.

Physical Requirements :

  • Must be able to carry up to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

Responsible 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.

How to apply:

Email application/resume to Dawn D’Auria, Health Care Administrator at:
ddauria@frostvalley.org or for information (845) 985-2291 (232)

Updated: March 2021-HR

 

 

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Equestrian Counselors & Instructors

Dates:

June 6- August 21, 2021

Ages:

18+

Pay Rate:

Starting at $225/wk 

Description:

The Frost Valley YMCA Equestrian Team is looking for seasonal staff who want to share their enthusiasm for horses with children. Our multi-facility equestrian program has over 60 horses and provides instruction to riders of all skill levels. Our staff work as a team to teach campers, lead trail rides, provide care for horses, and make sure our campers have a safe, fun camp experience.

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:

Fill out our online Summer Staff and In-Training Application. For more information, please contact Jessie Emmons, Director of Youth Development & Innovation at jemmons@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x 305.

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General Activities Counselors

Dates:

June 13- August 21, 2021

Ages:

18+

Pay Rate:

Starts at $225

Description:

General staff to assist the Activities team run programming for all campers. 

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:

Fill out our online Summer Staff and In-Training Application. For more information, please contact Jessie Emmons, Director of Youth Development & Innovation at jemmons@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x 305.

 

 

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Healthcare Technician, EMT

Responsible to:

Health Care Administrator

Classification:

Full time, Seasonal, Exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must have a current New York State EMT License
  • A clean driver’s license is preferred
  • Ability to carry up to 50 lbs
  • Must be CPR certified
  • Able to traverse a variety of terrains
  • Must be flexible to work days, nights, or weekends

General Description :

  • Provide emergency medical care to Frost Valley staff and guests on Main campus and East
  • Valley Ranch. Responsible for the readiness of emergency vehicles, ensuring vehicles are in
  • operating condition and supplied as needed. Ensures camp first aid kits are stocked and other
  • emergency equipment is properly located and accessible. Assist in staff and emergency
  • preparedness trainings. Complete adverse occurrence reports as needed.

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 supplies and equipment are updated, labeled, and properly
  • located providing for seasonal needs
  • – Assist with trainings for emergency preparedness, CPR, First Aid, and Epi-pen
  • administration
  • – Participate in emergency drills
  • – Collaborate with Emergency Services personnel and Wellness Center Staff
  • – Report unsafe/hazardous situations on Frost Valley and East Valley Ranch grounds,
  • ensure operation of all emergency communication devices.
  • – Assist with risk management, safety, security, and emergency planning
  • – Perform other duties as assigned by Health Care Administrator
  • – Follow COVID-19 policy and protocols

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to traverse a variety of terrains
  • Must be able to lift/carry up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to bend/kneel

Responsible 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.

How to apply:

Email application/resume to Dawn D’Auria, Health Care Administrator, at:
ddauria@frostvalley.org or for information call (845) 985-2291 Ext. 232

Updated : March 2021-HR

 

 

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Lifeguard

Dates:

June 6 – August 28, 2021

Ages:

18+

Pay Rate:

Starts at $225 per week

Description:

Work as a lifeguard at our waterfront. Lifeguards will keep the waterfront safe, fun, and enriching. 

Training:

Red Cross lifeguard training provided, however, staff may come already certified. 

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:

Fill out our online Summer Staff and In-Training Application. For more information, please contact Jessie Emmons, Director of Youth Development & Innovation at jemmons@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x 305.

 

 

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Main Camp Garden Manager

Responsible to: 

Agriculture Manager and East Valley Director

Classification:  

Full-Time, Seasonal, Exempt

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 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
  • Ability 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
  • Logistical ability required
  • Commit to daily, hard physical labor and sometimes adverse weather conditions
  • Be physically fit and have the ability to lift 50 lbs. 

General Description:

This position is perfect for a self-starter, who maintains a greenhouse, a 60 x 70-foot garden, a composting setup, small orchard, and an aquaponics system. This position requires enthusiasm and staff community/camper engagement.  Daily activities include maintaining garden areas, teaching gardening classes to campers and staff, and also participating as a member of the overall Frost Valley YMCA camp staff community.   

Responsibilities:

  • Plant, maintain and harvest crops with campers and weekend guests and helping maintain a log on the amounts of produce harvested then delivering produce to the dining hall and teaching kitchen
  • 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
  • Become familiar with educational gardening programming (i.e. food justice, farm to table, food miles, organic vs. conventional production, urban farming, small scale, and food and garden preparation projects)
  • Lead gardening skills to campers and guests
  • Be a positive role model for campers and staff
  • Create a safe and fun environment for campers and guests in garden/greenhouse areas
  • Maintain a friendly, cooperative and professional relationship with all staff
  • Learn and impart new skills to campers, guests and staff
  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Share personal excitement and knowledge about growing food
  • This position is required to live on-site in housing with campers and staff
  • Other duties as assigned

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.

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

Consistent with the mission, Frost Valley YMCA seeks to create an atmosphere of ethical behavior founded in the principles of caring, community, diversity, honesty, inclusiveness, respect, responsibility, and stewardship. We furthermore seek to help all people:

  • Develop self-confidence, self-respect and an appreciation for one’s own worth.
  • Respect and appreciate the diversity of all humankind.
  • Promote the creation of partnerships that support positive change in our own communities and throughout the world.
  • Develop an appreciation for the natural environment and a commitment to stewardship of the earth’s finite resources.
  • Visualize a positive future and develop the initiative and leadership necessary to accomplish this vision.
  • Celebrate the cultural and natural heritage of the Catskills, encouraging opportunities that will cultivate a sense of place.

Updated: February 22, 2021

Dates:

June 12- August 20, 2021

Pay Rate:

$240  per week

How to Apply:

Please contact Katie Taylor, East Valley Director for more information at 845-985-2291, Ext. 327 or email ktaylor@frostvalley.org

 

 

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Ropes Staff

Dates:

June 6- August 28, 2021

Ages:

18+

Pay Rate:

Starts at $225 per week

Description:

Staff will run climbing, high ropes, low ropes, and all challenge course elements for our campers. 

Training:

All training provided on-site.

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:

Fill out our online Summer Staff and In-Training Application. For more information, please contact Jessie Emmons, Director of Youth Development & Innovation at jemmons@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x 305.

 

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Senior Counselors

Dates:

June 12th – August 28th 

Ages:

18+

Pay Rate:

$225 a week

Description:

Senior Counselors are responsible for the implementation and facilitation of Frost Valley YMCA’s camp programs.  This position is focused on the safety, planning and implementation of activities for our campers. 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.

Certifications Required:

First Aid/CPR – done on-site

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:

Fill out our online Summer Staff and In-Training Application. For more information, please contact Jessie Emmons, Director of Youth Development & Innovation at jemmons@frostvalley.org or 845-985-2291 x 305.

 

 

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Wellness Center Aide

Responsible to:

Nurses on Duty and the Health Care Administrator

Classification:

Full-Time, Summer Seasonal, Varied Hours, Exempt

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be organized with great time management skills
  • Ability to work well with children of various ages
  • Must be available to work 12 hour days and night shifts
  • Willingness to obtain CPR and advanced first aid within two weeks of employment.

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 camper’s good health practices and maintain the cleanliness of patient use areas to aid licensed staff and speed campers’ recovery. The Wellness Center Aid will assist in providing emergency medical care to Frost Valley staff and campers on all three campuses. They will also ensure emergency vehicles and camp first aid kits are stocked with appropriate supplies.

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 for patient care
  • Laundering of Wellness Center linens
  • Ensuring proper hygiene, rest, activities of daily living, and supervision of campers housed in the infirmary
  • Maintain an environment conducive to recovery
  • Communicate camper health needs, reported signs and symptoms to license staff
  • Respond promptly to emergency calls, taking the lead in medical care when necessary
  • Participate in all Wellness Center trainings ie: emergency preparedness drills, CPR, First Aid, and Epi-pen administration
  • Collaborate between EMS personnel, Wellness Center staff, and Camp Director team
  • Report unsafe/hazardous situations on Frost Valley property
  • Follow COVID-19 policy and protocols
  • Complete progress notes and adverse occurrence reports as needed
  • Ensure proper functioning and readiness of all Wellness Center radios
  • Maintain a clear and accurate shift report and updated call out report
  • Notify appropriate staff members by email whenever EMS is activated
  • Other duties as assigned by Health Care Administrator and RN Field Safety Coordinator

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for long periods
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

Responsible 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.

How to apply:

Submit application/resume to Dawn D’Auria, Health Care Administrator at:
ddauria@frostvalley.org or for information (845) 985-2291 Ext. 232

Updated : March 2021-HR

 

 

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Wilderness First Responder

Responsible to:

Health Care Administrator and Field Safety Coordinator

Classification:

Full time, (Summer seasonal), varied hours, exempt

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be certified as a Wilderness First Responder
  • Must be CPR certified
  • Must have great communication skills
  • Ability to work long hours, 12 hour shifts day or night, including weekends and evenings

General Description:

The Wilderness First Responder will provide emergency medical care to Frost Valley staff and guests on the main camp, Farm and East Valley Ranch. They must possess and maintain certification in Wilderness First Responder. They must have the ability to work long hours, and provide overnight and/or weekend coverage as needed on camp. Maintains professionalism, always leading by example for the children that surround them. Making sure that the emergency vehicle is stocked with appropriate supplies. Ensures that camp first aid kits are stocked and that emergency equipment is properly located and accessible. Assist in staff and emergency preparedness trainings. Complete progress notes and adverse occurrence reports as needed. This applicant will also assist in the continuation of the Wellness Center duties, this entails promoting proper rest, hygiene, fluid, and nutritional intake for all campers in Wellness Center care. They will maintain a clean environment and meeting/communicating campers’ needs to appropriate Wellness Center personnel.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond promptly to emergency calls, taking the lead in medical care when necessary
  • Mandated to participate in all Wellness Center trainings ie: emergency preparedness drills, CPR, First Aid, and Epi pen administration.
  • Collaborate with outside emergency services personnel, Wellness Center staff and Director team
  • Report unsafe/hazardous situations on Frost Valley property
  • Ensuring all radios are charged, full functioning with volume up
  • Assist with risk management, safety, security and emergency planning
  • Responsible for maintaining and keeping a clear and accurate shift report and updated call out report
  • Create and send emails to Field Safety Coordinator and/or Health Care Administrator and Director of Operations whenever an ambulance/EMS has been activated/called for an emergency
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Field Safety Coordinator and/or Health Care Administrator
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally
  • Follow COVID-19 policy and protocols

Physical Requirements:

  • Walking and standing for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds at times

Responsible 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.

How to apply:

Email resume/ cover letter to: Dawn D’Auria, Health Care Administrator at:
ddauria@frostvalley.org or for information (845) 985-2291 ext. 232

Updated: March 2021-HR

 

 

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