Camp Wildcat Assistant Director
The Williston Northampton School, Easthampton, MA
The Williston Northampton School is an independent day/boarding school in Easthampton, Massachusetts. We are seeking to hire a seasonal Camp Wildcat Assistant Director for our 2024 summer programs, beginning on June 17th running through August 23rd, (no camp July 1st through July 5th)
In conjunction with the Camp Director, the Assistant Director will be responsible for ensuring that all Camp Wildcat activities and operations are conducted with purpose, passion, and integrity. This individual will share responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the camp, programming, and administrative management of all campers. The Assistant Director will work with the Director and counselors to deliver an excellent camp experience to our campers in a safe and organized environment.
This position requires a passion for, and understanding of, the significant impact the camp experience can have on the life of a child. This person must be able to build strong relationships with campers, their parents, and the counselors. They must be proficient with active listening skills, demonstrate patience, have a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, and must be able to do so with a diverse population in a fast-paced environment. The Assistant must have demonstrated success in working with a team to achieve results. Effective leadership in guiding others to strengthen knowledge, skills, and competencies is key. Creating an environment of trust and respect by empowering others is important to this leader’s success. A full job description is available.
Successful candidates must be 21 years of age and have: at least four years of experience in programming, coaching, camp operations or equivalent experience; one year of experience in managing staff; CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; demonstrated ability to swim, ride a bicycle, get wet (pool and rain), traverse wooded terrain, and be exposed to outdoor summer conditions for extended periods.
Candidates must be able to successfully complete the state-mandated CORI, as well as SORI, a general background check, and a fingerprint-based criminal background check. Candidates must also hold a valid driver’s license. Please direct all inquiries, including a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references to Kevin Burke, Director of Summer Programs, through the link provided. EOE Non-smoking campus.