Position Purpose: Program Instructors further the mission of YMCA Camp
Bernie through the development and delivery of Outdoor Education and recreational activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the participants’ ages and abilities.
Essential Job Functions:
1: Instruct classes of 12-18 participants in activities such as teambuilding, climbing, boating, archery, hiking, nature, crafts, and more in accordance with established lesson plans. a. Know and enforce all safety protocols. b. Engage participants in subject matter and give hands-on learning opportunities. c. Use positive techniques and re-direction to guide participants through all activities. d. Help young people develop social and interpersonal skills through programming that also promotes the core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
2: Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment. a. Conduct a daily check of program areas and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair. b. Clean program areas daily, keeping it free of hazards and debris. c. Ensure the security of the program equipment when not in use. d. Communicate any and all concerns to Staff Supervisor and/or
e. Oversee and ensure all necessary written documentation for use, care and maintenance of program equipment as mandated by the American Camp Association.
3: Provide excellent customer service to all on-site guests. a. Respond promptly and appropriately in cooperation with Group
Hosts to address any reported or anticipated issues. b. Develop and maintain friendly relationships with all on-site guests.
Other Job Duties: a. Contribute to verbal and written evaluations and communications as requested. b. Participate enthusiastically in activities and be an engaged member of the camp community. c. Participate as a member of the staff team to deliver special events, open houses, tours, and other camp functions. d. Any and all other added responsibilities as requested by