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Assistant Manager - Camp Hemlocks

Amston, Hebron, CT 06231, USA Req #673
Friday, January 13, 2023
Oak Hill has been enhancing the lives of people with disabilities since 1893! We invite you to join our team of highly committed professionals. Founded in 1893 by trailblazer and visionary, Emily Wells Foster, Oak Hill has over 129 years of experience providing the highest quality services to people with varying disabilities. Oak Hill sets the standard, partnering with people with disabilities, to provide services and solutions promoting independence, education, health, and dignity.

About the Position:

This position reports to the Director of Camps and Recreation and assists in the planning and supervising of all programmatic aspects of camp: promote a positive and safe environment. Demonstrate understanding, patience, warmth, and a caring and receptive attitude. Plan, organize, and carry out daily operations of camp. Build trust, promote positive relationships, and foster teamwork. Communicate effectively. Achieve a high level of quality of service to campers and caregivers. Cost effective use of resources

Qualification Requirements: 
Highschool diploma/ GED, willingness and ability to learn how to provide personal care to campers of all ages and ability levels, passion for working with people who have disabilities, exceptional communication and organizational skills, proficient technical skills including computer work (Microsoft office suite), ability to move furniture and equipment as needed, basic maintenance skills, ability to follow instructions, interacts well with varying ages and cultures, keen attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, ability to work both independently and as part of a team, ability to problem solve, ability to obtain a camp director license through the Office of Early Childhood with the State of Connecticut, ability to organize and supervise individuals and groups. Valid drivers license in the United States

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Staff and camper management: Assist with the development of routines, schedules, and procedures for camp operation; assigns staff and campers to cabins and groups; prepares and assists in conducting pre camp and ongoing training and in services; assign staff responsibilities and activities; leads and mentors staff, provides guidance; manages disciplinary issues; supervises and evaluates all operations and program staff; conduct staff meeting.
  2. Logistical oversight: Physical presence at camp for all sessions including orientation; assist with ordering supplies, and equipment, and arranges for proper distribution; manages inventory, opening and closing day as well as general policies and procedures for staff and campers; defines and monitors a safety and crisis management plan in collaboration with leadership, including emergency procedures; organizes and approved trips out of camp for alternative programming. Provide coverage for groups to allow breaks for staff when appropriate
  3. Record Keeping: Assist with maintaining and reviewing records and evaluations of all operations and staff; aid in the preparation of an evaluation and summary of current camp season, including inventories, staff evaluations, incident and accident reports, camper reports and recommendations for the following season; maintains communication with leadership
  4. Adhere to all youth camp regulations set forth by the Office of Early Childhood of the State of Connecticut 

We support equality for and advancement of all people, based on their qualifications and actions alone, without regard to color, gender, age, religion, national origin or disability.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly