Camp Chi Site DirecorAt Keshet/Camp Chi
Camp Chi and Keshet work together to ensure campers of all abilities and needs can go to overnight camp. The primary responsibility of the Site Director is to work hands-on with our campers and staff to ensure that every member of our community is happy, healthy, safe, and successful at camp. This means serving as a resource to our staff in navigating challenging camper behaviors and accommodating specific kids’ needs. They are expected to work with the Leadership Team in creating a culture of wellness among our campers and staff by assisting in programming and activities that teach healthy habits to our camp community. We believe that success at an inclusive camp-site begins with the education of host site staff and typically-developing peers. Therefore, Site Director presents comprehensive abilities awareness training to ensure an accepting milieu.
In this capacity, our Site Director will take on various roles, such as working with our kitchen staff to ensure we are accommodating dietary needs, observing camper behaviors to strategize with counselors about best practices, and communicating with camper parents about what is happening on the ground at camp.
Requirements• At least several years of experience in teaching, clinical work and supervision with record of increasing responsibility • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with camper, parents, staff, community partners, and donors. • Experience in managing others • Ability to respond to emergency situations and manage crises. • Ability to create behavior modification plans for individual campers. • Ability to modify camp programming to meet the needs of campers, staff and other stakeholders. • Ability to listen well, resolve conflicts, and perform as a leader in a fast-paced and demanding work environment. • High degree of self-motivation and capable of working independently, while at the same time possess the skills needed to be a team player and contribute to collaborative projects. • Maintain parent contact before, during, and after the camp session regarding preparation for summer session, implementation of program, and follow up evaluation • Supervise, train and evaluate staff • Plan and run staff training on inclusion & Special Needs Training
How to ApplyApply directly online at https://keshet.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Camp Chi Site Direcor
610 Academy Drive, Northbrook, IL, 60062, United States