The Target Sports Director plays an important role in enhancing the camp experience for campers and staff. Through creativity, organization, and attention to detail, the Target Sports Director helps set the tone for the entire camp program. By serving as a member of the Becket Program Staff, the Target Sports Director helps to create and maintain an atmosphere of excellence that ensures the quality of the Becket camp programs.
- To serve as a member of the Program Staff in all capacities.
- Provide programming for morning and evening cabin activities.
- Support the Program Director/Ass’t Program Director in every appropriate aspect of his/her job.
- Assist in obtaining supplies and making purchases related to program requirements.
- Maintain and inventory all equipment.
- Set up two archery ranges and rifler ranges, making notes for facility repairs or range boundaries.
- Write an end of season report on program area.
- Supervise and assist counselors and others assigned to afternoon programs.
- Sharing with other staff members in planning, evaluating, and contributing to the camp program.
- Participating in all camp programming including, but not limited to: assist in planning and implementing all camp special programs, providing evening coverage in cabins, attending all program meetings, meals and scheduled events when on duty.
Apply by: April 19 2016
Camp/Organization: Camp Becket YMCA (ACA Accredited)
Location: Becket, MA (Western Mass)
Type of Position: Specialized Activity Leader
Time Frame: Seasonal
- Applicant must be at least 18 years of age
- Previous camping experience is preferred
- Current certifications in Archery and Riflery by nationally recognized organizations a plus
- Experience and general knowledge and focus towards safety on Archery and Riflery
- Teaching or youth leadership experience is helpful
- Good health, commitment to the ideals of YMCA camping, and the ability to work well with campers and staff are essential
- Must have a Massachusetts FID or LTC permit or be willing to go through the out of state requirements.
- Ability to work in excess of a 40-hour week with irregular work hours
- Ability to walk, stand, and sit (including on the floor) for long periods of time
- Exposure to communicable diseases and bodily fluids
- Must be able to lift and/or assist children up to 50 pounds in weight
- Must be able to lift and carry supplies weighing up to 20 pounds
- Ability to stand or sit while maintaining alertness for several hours at a time
- Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking
- Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate
- Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency