Department: Residential Life
Reports to: Assistant Camp Director- Residential Life
Dates of Employment: May – August
Compensation: Paid Weekly, Housing and Meals Provided
Job Summary: The mission of the Double H Ranch is to provide specialized programs and year round support for children and their families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. The Leadership Coordinator meets the mission of Double H by supporting and developing the program in regards to staff coaching, facilitation of camp events, transportation and medical safety. The Leadership Coordinator provides general support to all areas of a camp with a focus on staff development and training.
• Meet with CIT’s to assess needs and answer questions.
• Attend the Day 0 Volunteer and Staff Dinner.
• Coordinate Day 0 Child Care for volunteer nurses.
• Provide support to counselors in regards to job performance through session meetings, counselor forums, feedback forms.
• Provide an opportunity for counselors to receive recognition and support.
• Greet and support General Volunteers.
• Develop 2 staff social events per summer that occur during the breaks or evenings.
• Coordinate quarantine procedures including room set up, housekeeping needs and food service.
• Provide support for camp wide events including set up, facilitation, and clean up. • Perform daily cabin clean up inspections and develop rewards system.
• Work with Program Manager to support camp wide programs.
• Provide support to staff with any housing related concerns and coordinate with housekeeping and/or facilities teams if necessary.
• Collaborate with the Residential Life Coordinator to provide CITs with appropriate training, coaching, and opportunities for feedback and support.
• Responsible for organizing, tracking, and disseminating tech equipment to all cabins.
• Facilitate Leadership Program for our oldest campers, by implementing the new “Four Pillars of Leadership.”
• Greet general volunteers, provide them with name tags and bring them to program areas.
• Attend and give updates at weekly staff meetings.
• Facilitate cabin and camp wide clean up inspections.
• Provide support to the leadership team with the development and facilitation of staff training and staff orientation.
• Serve as a qualified Double H driver as needed throughout the summer including off site trips, pickups and deliveries, and errands for program, staff, volunteer, and camper transportation.
• Provide transportation for staff, volunteers and campers when needed.
• Supervise assigned committees.
• Join cabins or program areas to support ratio as needed.
• Collaborate with the Admissions team to develop parent pick up process.
• Provide support to leadership team with DOH visits, ACA visits and SeriousFun Network visits.
• Identify staff that violate Double H policies and work with supervisor to create a plan of action. • Participate in all staff meetings.
Safety Responsibilities: • Report any acts of maltreatment, neglect and/or any other violation of camp policies immediately to the Camp Director. • Ensure that American Camping Association standards, SeriousFun Children’s Network standards and NYS Department of Health standards are being implemented and followed. • Must complete all medical and employment forms. • Must adhere to all safety rules and teach campers what those rules are. • Use appropriate behavior support and follow our Behavior Policy at all times. • Responsible for knowing and adhering to the policies and procedures described in the staff manual.
Staff Team Responsibilities:
• Actively participate in staff training
• Support other members of the staff and volunteer team
• Be a role model for all staff and volunteers
• Treat other staff and volunteers with professionalism and respect
• Accept supervision and guidance from staff and supervisors
• Perform any other duties assigned by their direct supervisor
• Provide inter-session coverage two to three times during the summer season
• Residential throughout the summer program
• Create schedule for 1:1 meetings
• At least 19 years of age
• At least two prior seasons in the camping industry or equivalent role
• No criminal conviction record related to the treatment of children
• Must be able to provide complete, independent personal care for yourself in regards to: hygiene maintenance & medical needs & medication administration.
• Must be able to provide personal care for campers including: bathing, toileting, changing diapers, dressing, transferring children out of their wheelchair, etc.
• Must be able to physically and mentally able to work 12 hour shifts with limited breaks.
• Must possess the strength and stamina to maintain constant supervisor of campers for the duration of the season.
• Be able to push, pull, lift and carry items up to 50 pounds.
• Be able to supervise and instruct campers; this will require the ability to walk, sit, climb, kneel, crouch and stand.