Resident Camp Adventure Trips Coordinator – Twin Lake, MI 49457

The Adventure Trips Coordinator coordinates and oversees the camp adventure trips.

  • Ensure the safety of all campers

  • Set the curriculum for all out of camp adventure trips
  • Help Camp Director & Program Director in the planning of all out of camp trips
  • Work with vendors to apply for and purchase all campsites, permits, and necessary emergency plans for each trip – including but not limited to, Senior Beach, Horse Camp, Pioneer Unit Trips. Work with the Teen Leadership Coordinator to apply for campsites and permits needed for Teen off site trips within the Leadership Program

  • Coordinate transportation for all off-site programs.

  • Work with Camp Director to plan daily meals, and order food supplies for all trips.
  • Inventory and maintain all trip supplies.
  • Assist Camp Director & Program Director in the ordering of trip supplies.

  • Assist with general staff training, and hiring, training and evaluating all Trips Specialists
  • Maintain detailed records for all trips, participants, staff, etc.

  • Plan emergency procedures, risk management for all trips

  • Coordinate with Trip Specialists to organize schedules, time off and camper coverage for all Off-Site programs

  • Establish a positive relationship with the staff you supervise and the campers in your unit

  • Help campers and other staff members grow in Mind, Body and Spirit

  • Serve as a role model for campers and other staff members

  • Take advantage of teachable moments each day, to help campers learn character values such as Honesty, Caring, Respect, and Responsibility

  • Provide a positive, exciting and fun environment for all campers.

  • Promote and demonstrate stewardship towards the land.

  • Develop a positive relationship with each participant in off-site trip programs.

  • Assist with opening day skill rotation sign-ups.

  • When not off-site for adventure trips:

    • Maintain clean, safe, organized program areas

    • Serve as a lifeguard or an aquatic observer during general swim times

    • Participate in evening programs and all-camp activities

    • Attend staff meetings to discuss program plans, give input and voice concerns

    • Serve as the Coordinator of the Day in specific tasks needed for the successful running of programs throughout the assigned day

  • Supports the YMCA’s commitment to inclusion of all members as required by Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Job responsibilities may include implementing program modifications for persons with cognitive, behavioral or physical disabilities, including but not limited to the injection of medical glucagon to members with Type 1 diabetes in emergency situations.

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