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Snow Mountain Ranch - Granby, CO

YMCA OF THE ROCKIES
CAMP CHIEF OURAY

OUR MISSION AND CULTURE: We firmly believe in our mission of putting Christian principles into practice through programs, staff and facilities in an environment that builds healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We are committed to being welcoming to all people and to making a difference in the lives of our members, guests and staff. We count on our staff to provide extraordinary mission-based experiences for our guests and for each other.

GENERAL YMCA OF THE ROCKIES REQUIREMENTS:

  • Uphold and reflect the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith in all functions
  • Uphold the YMCA of the Rockies Mission, policies, and programs.
  • Possess and demonstrates excellent customer service skills; for example, friendly, personable, helpful, patient, and professional.
  • Support the YMCA of the Rockies safety program. Promote safe work environment for guests, members, and staff.
  • Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards.

SUMMER CAMP STAFF

Cabin Counselor

The Cabin Counselor provides leadership for, lives with, and cares for a cabin group of 8-10 campers in male and female identifying cabins. They are expected to work collaboratively with their co-counselor to ensure each camper’s physical, social, and emotional health and safety needs are met. They are responsible for all other aspects of the camper’s experience, with the expectation of exceptional customer service. The Cabin Counselor is responsible for organizing, planning and safely running one or more activity classes each week. All cabin counselors must be at least 18 years old. Must have current certification in CPR/First Aid or be willing to obtain certification.

$546/week, prefer May 24th - August 12th

Day Camp Counselor

Perform group counselor duties with a day camp of local and non-local campers. Ability to run programs for a group of up to 10 campers with a co-counselor, manage stress, handle situations, run programs, and flexibility are required. Assist in overnight camp check-in/check-out every other weekend. Depending on need, you may be required to work overnight camp during the summer.

$546/week, prefer May 24th - August 12th

CCO General Counselor

The CCO General Counselor is a new position for 2023. CCO General Counselors will specialize in serving as a counselor for both our overnight and day camp programs. The CCO General Counselor will rotate between programs based on program needs. They are expected to work collaboratively with their co-counselor to ensure each camper’s physical, social, and emotional health and safety needs are met. They are responsible for all other aspects of the camper’s experience, with the expectation of exceptional customer service. All counselors must be at least 18 years old. Must have current certification in CPR/First Aid or be willing to obtain certification.

$546/week, prefer May 24th - August 12th

Cabin Counselor Wrangler (CCW)

The Cabin Counselor Wrangler provides leadership for, lives with, and cares for a cabin group of 8-10 campers in male and female identifying cabins. Additionally, they are responsible for the program delivery of the equestrian and riding program. They are expected to work collaboratively with their co-counselor and Barn Staff to ensure each camper’s physical, social, and emotional health and safety needs are met. They are responsible for all other aspects of the camper’s experience, with the expectation of exceptional customer service. They also ensure the horse herd is cared for, the barn facility and equipment cleanliness are maintained, and all barn safety protocols are met. CCW’s participate in Barn Training prior to All Staff Training.

$551/week, prefer May 15th - August 12th

Challenger Counselor

The Challenger Counselor provides leadership for, lives with, and cares for a cabin group of up to 15 campers in male and female identifying cabins. They are expected to work collaboratively with their co-counselors to ensure each camper’s physical, social, and emotional health and safety needs are met. They are responsible for all other aspects of the camper’s experience, with the expectation of exceptional customer service. The Challenger Counselor is responsible for organizing, planning and safely running one or more activity classes each week suited to the talents and interests of the Challenger campers (ages 13-14). Preferably 21 years or older and have experience working with youth in a summer camp setting. Must have current certification in Wilderness First Aid or be willing to obtain certification (provided by CCO).

$551/week, prefer May 21nd - August 12th

LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM (LTP)/BACKCOUNTRY TRIP STAFF

CIT (Counselor-In-Training) Director

The CIT Director will serve as a member of the administration team. They will assist in camp programs, travel logistics, and trail department duties as needed. This position is responsible for scheduling, coordinating, and leading the CIT Program. They are expected to lead two - three backpacking trips (8-10 campers each) during the summer. Advise cabin counselors in the guidance of CIT campers in cabins and program activities to ensure excellence in camper and staff experiences as well as program delivery. Minimum of 21 years of age and have a clean driving record. Experience teaching leadership skills in a wilderness setting preferred.

$561/week, May 12th - August 12th

LIT (Leader-In-Training)/Adventure Leader

The LIT/ADV Leader is responsible for leading three sessions of the LIT program and two-three sessions of the Adventure program throughout the summer. This role will develop and facilitate a schedule of activities in accordance with the goals and outcomes of the LIT and Adventure programs; with special emphasis on leadership development and personal responsibility. These groups typically consist of 8-10 campers. Most LIT Programs are two weeks long. One week of backpacking and one week of leadership skill development and implementation on campus. Summer 2023 there will be a few one-week LIT Programs that will not involve a camping trip. Adventure Programs are one week long and may consist of backpacking, rafting, horsepacking, mountain biking, or some combination. Minimum of 21 years of age and have a clean driving record. Experience teaching leadership skills in a wilderness setting preferred.

$556/week, May 15th - August 12th

SIT (Specialist-In-Training) Leader

The SIT Leader is responsible for leading, coordinating and supervising the Specialist in Training Program. They will develop and facilitate a schedule of activities in accordance with the established goals and outcomes of the SIT program; with special emphasis on leadership development, teamwork and adventure skill areas. These groups typically consist of 8-10 campers. The SIT Program consists of backpacking, rafting, and mountain biking. Minimum of 21 years of age and have a clean driving record. Experience teaching leadership skills in a wilderness setting preferred.

$556/week, May 15th - August 12th

Trip Leader

The Trip Leader is responsible for leading, coordinating, and supervising in-camp activities and out of camp trips (Adventure, Trekker and Leadership Training programs). These groups typically consist of 8-10 campers. Adventure programs may include backpacking, mountain biking, horsepacking, rafting or some combination. Trekker programs may include hiking, backpacking, climbing, or surfing. Minimum of 21 years of age and have a clean driving record. Experience teaching leadership skills in a wilderness setting preferred. Previous experience leading wilderness trips and/or student experience with NOLS, Outward Bound, or similar programs preferred.

$556/week, May 15th - August 12th

SPECIALIST STAFF

Assistant Kitchen Manager

Responsibilities include running the kitchen in the absence of the Head Cook including; supervision of staff, prep/serve/cleaning of kitchen, assist in evaluating staff, and following department of health regulations. ServSafe certification a plus.

$14.40/hour, prefer May 12th - Aug 12th

Kitchen Staff

Responsible for food preparation for all camp meals. Responsible for cleanliness of camp kitchen, dining hall facility, and dishes.

$13.65/hour, prefer May 12st - August 12th

Office Assistant

This position is responsible for supporting camp with business and office duties. They support families with excellent phone and email etiquette and knowledge of camp. They support camp administrators by being very organized and exact with filing, uploading and checking forms and documents. They serve staff and campers by having a timely and organized mail system. They will provide a fun and profitable service by merchandising and running the camp store.

$546/week, prefer May 15th - August 12th

Media Specialist

Create, promote, and manage media materials for website. Photograph campers in their various activities for each session highlighting the theme every week. Create a marketing video that can be used during the year to promote camp. Applicants that have their own camera/video camera and editing equipment preferred.

$546/week, prefer May 15th - August 12th

Trail Department Coordinator

The Trail Department Coordinator is responsible for upkeep and maintenance of all equipment used by the Adventure, Trekker and Leadership Training Programs. They will coordinate and facilitate food packing for all trips during the summer, and the bi-weekly Challenger Night event. This role will assist in gear check-out and collection of program gear and other duties as assigned. Minimum of 19 years of age. Previous experience camping, backpacking, and repairing and/or maintaining camping gear preferred.

$546/week, prefer May 15th - August 12th

Facilities Coordinator

The Facilities Coordinator helps keep the facilities, vehicles and grounds in good working order with safety in mind for all campers and staff. This position works closely with the camp staff to address needs in a timely manner and is responsible for updating the Summer Camp Director on needs and progress on work lists.

$546/week, prefer May 15th - August 12th

Travel Coordinator

The Travel Coordinator is responsible for assisting with Adventure, Trekker and Leadership Training programs logistics. They will provide safe transportation of campers and staff in all facets of the camp program. This includes, but is not limited to, driving to and from Denver International Airport, local travel needs, trips drop-off and pickup (Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, etc.), medical clinic visits, purchasing errands, and other duties as assigned. Minimum of 21 years of age and have a clean driving record.

$546/week, prefer May 12th - August 12th

Wrangler

The Wrangler provides support for the barn facilities and program, under the direction of the Barn Director and Assistant Barn Director. The Wrangler is responsible for the program delivery of the equestrian and riding program. They are expected to work collaboratively with Barn Staff to ensure each camper’s physical, social, and emotional health and safety needs are met. They also ensure the horse herd is cared for, the barn facility and equipment cleanliness are maintained, and all barn safety protocols are met.

$551/week, prefer May 15th - August 12th

Program Area Specialist: General Cluster, Target/Outdoor, Arts & Crafts

Program Area Specialists are responsible for the program development of their assigned specialty program area, including the curriculum development, supply ordering, and set up for their specialty area. Train and supervise staff to perform job duties within the area of focus to ensure staff are equipped for their role in program delivery. Responsible for quality of program to increase learning and enjoyment for all campers. Specialty Areas include; Arts & Crafts, Target & Outdoor Sports (archery, riflery, hatchet throwing), General Cluster (STEM, Sports & Games, Outdoor Cooking).

$551/week, prefer May 15th - August 12th

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Assistant Leadership & Trips Director

The Assistant Leadership and Trips Director is responsible for coordinating staff, scheduling, and logistical support of the Adventure, Trekker and Leadership Training programs. This role will coordinate trip preparation, assist with group travel, and serve as a liaison between Trips staff and the Leadership and Trips Director. Responsible for reviewing, maintaining, and evaluating camp program areas and staff. Responsible for tracking program numbers, interviewing and screening potential camper applicants. Minimum of 21 years of age and have a clean driving record. Previous experience working in a camp setting is highly recommended. Should possess effective, supervisory, leadership, administrative, organizational and communication skills.

$576/week, May 12th - Aug 12th

Assistant Summer Camp Director

The Assistant Summer Camp Director is responsible for the program implementation of the overnight camp program. This position is responsible for the creation and management of the daily schedule of overnight camp, supervising specialists and their program areas, and ensuring the success of each overnight camp program aspect. The Assistant Summer Camp Director collaborates with all Admin and Support staff members to ensure excellence in camper and staff experiences and program delivery. They communicate important updates with all staff, including Day Camp and Leadership and Trips staff, helping to monitor the overall staff experience. Preferably 21 years of age or older and have a clean driving record. Previous experience working in a camp setting is highly recommended. Should possess effective, supervisory, leadership, administrative, organizational and communication skills.

$576/week, May 12th - August 12th

Assistant Day Camp Director

Responsible for organizing and maintaining the program areas, ordering and receiving lunches for staff and kids, evaluating staff, and supporting the Day Camp Director where needed. Previous camp experience required, at least 21 years of age and have a clean driving. Assist in overnight camp check-in/check-out every other weekend.

$551/week, May 12th-Aug 12th

Barn Director

The Barn Director is responsible for managing the barn program, barn staff, barn facilities, and horse herd. They are responsible for the development and implementation of the riding program, which includes five levels of riding, specialized leadership programs, and beginner trail rides. The Barn Director is responsible for the care and maintenance of the horses, tack, equipment, barn and pasture areas. They are the main point of contact for our farrier, horse leasing partner, and veterinarian in summer. The Barn Director is a part of the Admin team and supports the overnight camp program. Must be at least 21 years old and have experience with management in an equestrian facility and program.

$576/week, May 12th - August 12th

Village Leader

The Village Leader is responsible for the overall staff and camper experience, helping to foster meaningful relationships. The Village Leader helps schedule and evaluate staff, acting as the first line of support for any staff concerns. This includes supporting program delivery and stepping in when camper behavior concerns arise. The Village Leader works collaboratively with other Village Leaders and Admin to ensure daily communication happens with each staff and camper. Preferably has 1-2 years of summer camp experience.

$561/week, May 12th - August 12th

Teen Village Leader

The Teen Village Leader is responsible for organizing, planning and safely facilitating the Challenger and Two-Week programs, with programs and activities suited to the talents and interests of the teen campers. They are responsible for guiding, assisting, and evaluating staff consistently throughout the summer. The Teen Village Leader is a part of the Admin team and supports the overnight camp program. Preferably has previous camp experience, be at least 21 years old, and has a clean driving record.

$561/week, May 12th - August 12th

Director of Themes

The Director of Themes is responsible for implementing the weekly themes, evening programs, and special programs for overnight camp throughout the summer. The Director of Themes develops, schedules, and evaluates all camp evening programming, including all camp activities, vespers, plus friendship circle and taps. They coordinate with other admin, specialists, and camp staff to help effectively run program areas. The Director of Themes is responsible for preparing and implementing rainy day programming plans.

$561/week, May 12th - August 12th

Assistant Barn Director

The Assistant Barn Director assists the Barn Director to implement the riding program, supervise barn staff, maintain barn facilities, and care for the horse herd. They are responsible for the development and implementation of curriculum for advanced horseback riding lessons (High Rider level). The Assistant Barn Director provides leadership and horsemanship instruction for the Wrangler-In-Training program & CIT’s. They lead one out-of-camp horsepack trip and live with campers in the WIT program, collaborating with their co-counselor to ensure each camper’s physical, social, and emotional health and safety needs are met. Preferably has experience with management in an equestrian facility and program. Preferably has backcountry travel and living experience.

$561/week, prefer May 12th - August 12th

Ropes Course Director

The Ropes Director is responsible for managing the ropes program, ropes staff, and rope facilities and equipment. They are responsible for the development and implementation of the ropes program, which includes ropes campers and leadership and trips programs. The Ropes Director is the main point of contact between Snow Mountain Ranch and CCO regarding challenge course facilities and programs in summer. Supervise all facets of low and high Ropes Course elements including staff training, facilitation, and course maintenance. A background working on a ropes course is required. Must be at least 21 years old.

$561/week, May 12th - August 12th

Health Center Assistant

The Health Center Assistant is responsible for helping carry out a program of health and safety in accordance with camp philosophy, objectives and related health policies and procedures. The Health Center Assistant will work under the supervision of the Head Nurse, Summer Camp Director, and Camp Nurse. They will work with the camp nurses/medical staff to provide support when health center is at its busiest and assisting the Camp Nurse with coverage of the Health Center between 2-4 pm daily. The Health Center Assistant will help maintain the cleanliness and organization of the Health Center, including assisting with record keeping of the medical center. Preferably 21 years old, with experience in the medical field.

$561/week, May 12th - August 12th

Camp Nurse

Supervise Health Center. Administer First Aid and medications as needed to CCO staff and campers. Maintain required forms, logs, and act as a liaison with a camp physician. Assist in staff training to provide staff with appropriate knowledge. Must be comfortable talking with parents to update them on the health of their camper. RN or LPN certified in the State of Colorado. Emergency room or school nurse experience preferred. Previous camp experience helpful. Must be at least 21 years old.

$1,200/week, usually serves for one camp session, Sunday through Sunday, between June 4th - August 12th

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