Site DirectorAt In the City Camps

Posted Jan 28, 2020 Job Length Summer

Description

Site Director

Training begins virtually mid-April. Mandatory in person training, May 23-May 25.

3 Opportunities Available:
• May 26-June 19 – Intown location
• June 16-July 31 – Sandy Springs location
• June 30-July 24 – North Fulton location

On-Site Responsibilities – Mondays-Fridays from 7:30AM-5PM:
• Knowledge of camp program and planning, including daily execution of plans during the camp season
• Partner with the Director of Camps during preparation and breakdown of camp
• Promote a positive environment that fosters fun, safety, and our camp’s values
• Assist in vision, organization, and implementation of camp program and new camp initiatives in partnership with camp leadership
• Ensure the safety, growth, and inclusion of campers and staff
• Work with and supervise counselors in a supportive manner
• Greet families and campers upon arrival and orientate them to camp
• Manage parent expectations by knowing your campers and conversing with parents at pick-up and drop-off times
• Opening and Closing duties, including but not limited to signing in/out campers, greet/talk with parents, following pick-up and check-out procedures
• Resolve conflicts drawing on camp values, policies, and procedures
• Plan and lead staff training and motivate and direct staff throughout the summer
• Work with program team to ensure all trips, special events, specialty areas, camp calendar, open houses, and any other events are planned in a timely fashion, supported and staffed
• Be comfortable speaking in front of large groups
• Lead staff training sessions
• Lead daily staff meetings to relay important information to staff
• Evaluate leadership team based on rubrics and weekly meetings
• Work with leadership team to create staff appreciation events throughout the summer
• Serve as a catch all for problems at camp
• Know the name of every camper who attends three or more weeks
• Act as point person during field trips
• Manage lunch program and Canteen daily

General Responsibilities
Before Camp
As the Site Director, you will be required to call each of your leadership staff before the summer begins to introduce yourself and review the orientation dates and schedule. You will be assisting coordinating staff for the pre-camp move. You will attend weekly trainings and a 2-day workshop prior to the camp season.

Camp Season
As Site Director, you will be required to ensure that the camp day is running smoothly every day. You will be responsible for ensuring the lunch program runs properly. This means that the staff are eating with their campers and that all of the children are fed. At the end of the day, you will be responsible for greeting parents and be available to discuss any questions or concerns they may have while ensuring that all children are picked up by parents or approved designees only.

Along with the Director of Operations and Director of Camps, the Site Director will be a crucial part of the camp’s Leadership team, and will participate in morning meetings, debriefs, and site-specific planning on a grand scale. The Site Director is on the ground making sure camp is up and running. This job requires multitasking, flexibility, and the ability to make quick decisions.

Qualifications
Required
• Demonstrated experience in camp programming, curriculum development, or education administration
• RTE/CPR certifications or willingness to get them
• Have prior experience working with children in a leadership position
• Be enthusiastic, responsible, dependable, level-headed, flexible, and calm in all situations
Desired
• Teaching/coaching experience
• Supervisory experience
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Demonstrate a growth mindset

A Typical Day
7:45 AM – Arrival
8:15 AM – Lead staff meeting
8:40 AM – Begin carpool
9:15 AM – Check on bunks, meet with unit heads
9:30 AM – Check on specialists, help campers get to where they need to go, assist counselors who need extra support
10:20 AM – Canteen (ensure canteen runs smoothly)
10:40 AM – Parent call
11:10 AM – Camp Lap
11:30 AM – All-camp Shira
NOON – Lunch (ensure all campers have food to eat)
12:30 PM – Check in with specialists
1:00 PM – Leadership Meeting
1:45 PM – Camp Lap
2:30 PM – Prepare for carpool, check in with bunks
3:30-4:10 PM – Carpool
4:15 PM – Staff Meeting
4:30PM – Clean up campus, meet with staff, parent phone calls

How to Apply

Please email a resume and cover letter for camp@inthecitycamps.org

Contact Information

Camp Name

In the City Camps

Job Title

Site Director

Camp Address

2897 N Druid Hills Road, #344, Atlanta, GA, 30329, United States