Girls Camp Director - Brantwood Camp

 

Job Description

Brantwood Camp, founded in 1904, seeks a seasonal Camp Director for its residential Girls Camp. Brantwood is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing low-income and inner-city boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 15 the opportunity to attend summer camp in a small residential setting. The boys and girls experience camp on separate campuses. The daily operation of each campus is overseen by a Camp Director who is responsible to the Executive Director. The Camp offers 3 16-day sessions throughout the course of the summer and the employment timeline is June 18th – August 24th.

Responsibilities include:

  • Daily supervision of 65 campers and 25 staff members
  • Encourages positive leadership, quality programming, and ensures the health, well-being, and safety of staff and campers
  • Overseeing the safe and quality implementation of an existing program which consists of athletics, team-building activities, swimming, hiking, ropes course challenges, and a variety of other traditional camp activities
  • Evaluating staff performance 
  • Working with the Executive Director to provide training to the staff during the staff orientation week. 
  • Attends camp planning meetings
  • Monitors expenditures and budget lines
  • Ensures that the American Camp Association Standards and State of New Hampshire regulations are followed in all areas of Camp operations

Apply by: May 19 2017

Details

Camp/Organization: Brantwood Camp (ACA Accredited)

Location: Peterborough, NH

Type of Position: Director

Time Frame: Seasonal

Salary: Negotiable

Requirements

Minimum requirements for the position include:

  • Bachelors degree 
  • Appreciation and understanding of the mission of Brantwood Camp
  • Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience preferably in a camp setting
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing
  • Experience as a leader in large group settings that includes work with children 
  • Ability to lead others towards the positive resolution of difficult situations
  • Experience implementing camp programming 
  • Knowledge of computers and the skills to efficiently operate Microsoft Office 
  • Driver’s license, a reliable car, and the ability and willingness to travel to the Boston area and New Hampshire as necessary (approximately 6 times) during the off-season period

Additional Information

Interviews can be arranged during the ACA New England Conference March 29 - April 1.

Contact

Kevin Mitrano

PO Box 3350
Peterborough, New Hampshire 03458

603-924-3542

http://www.brantwood.org