Reports to: Summer Camp Director
Pay Rate: starting at $550 per week (+$60 per week for NL and WAFA) with additional compensation provided for relevant certifications and experience
Contract Dates: June 16 – August 30, 2024 (plus 4 days of training in the spring)
The Leadership Director is responsible for the planning and preparation of the Leadership Development Program at RKY Camp, and the supervision and support of the LD Trainers. They are responsible for the overall safety and wellbeing of all Leadership Development participants and will provide assistance and support to the LD Trainers in dealing with day-to-day participant situations. The Leadership Director supports and evaluates LD Trainer performance and communicates regularly with parents and guardians in a professional manner. The Leadership Director provides significant support to out-tripper training in the spring, as well as the planning and facilitation of the multi-day canoe trips throughout the leadership program. As a senior staff member, the Leadership Director provides significant support to the day-to-day operations and administration of RKY Camp.
Required: Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA), National Lifeguard (NL), G-Class Driver’s License, previous summer camp experience or equivalent experience working with youth in an educational/recreational setting.
Preferred: Wilderness First Responder, F-Class Driver’s License, Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card, ORCKA Paddling Instructor, Mental Health First Aid.
More information can be found in our Staff Application Handbook.