Program Director

  • Salary: 10000

  • Job Type: Seasonal
    Location: Aspen / Roaring Fork, CO
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Program Director for Junior Camp Branch

Dates:

  • Director Training May 23rd – June 3rd  
  • Staff training – June 6th  – 10th 
  • Camp Operations – June 13th  – August 19th

Essential Job Functions:

1. Design, deliver and evaluate safe, quality camp programs to meet the needs and interests of the Junior Camp Branch.

  • Create programming for 18-20 campers each week
  • Ensure activity plans are prepared and implemented that are safe, meet camp objectives, and are appropriate for camper abilities.
  • Remain current with information on the developmental needs of youth.
  • Annually seek and analyze input from staff regarding the quality, safety, and enjoyment of the program.
  • Set a good example of leading activities, and train staff to in turn lead the camp activities.

2. Develop and implement schedules and records for all areas of Junior Camp.

  • Create camper and activity schedules for Junior Camp.
  • Develop and supervise staff schedule for programs and activities in Junior Camp.
  • Collect and evaluate records; report and evaluate camp program and activity areas.

3. Be the face of Junior camp

  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures during camp programs.
  • Conduct morning announcements, getting campers excited for camp, and announcing camp rules

4. Assist with Gear Maintenance and care of physical facilities of Junior Camp

  • Fix all gear for daily use in Junior Camp
  • Maintain safety standards of all gear for normal use 
  • Provide guidelines for programs utilizing camp equipment.
  • Oversee daily checks of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
  • Ensure that areas are kept fee of hazards and debris.

5. Regularly Monitor, and evaluate staff.

  • Maintain a fun work environment by checking in, informal, with staff regularly
  • Shaping activities and schedules to reflect the interests of our counselors
  • Encourage all staff to pursue our camp goals passionately
  • Take note of staff goals and help them to achieve their own milestones