Summer Camp Director
SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR
Hours: Flexible work schedule required; specifically, evenings and weekends,
Salary: $49,000 (incl. group benefits)
Start Date: February 2023
Reports to: Executive Director, RKY Camp
RKY Camp is a charitable organization founded by the Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club, and the YMCA of Kingston (YMCA of Eastern Ontario). It is located 45 minutes north of Kingston, in Parham Ontario. RKY’s Year-Round administrative office is located at the YMCA of Kingston.
We strive to provide value-based summer camping and outdoor education programs to participants from all backgrounds; encouraging them to challenge themselves, practice teamwork, and grow in mind, body and spirit.
Responsible for the Summer Camp program operations of RKY Camp
Oversees the planning and delivery of Summer Camp programming
Responsible for recruiting and hiring of Summer Camp staff team
Delegates training and supervisory responsibilities to qualified staff as necessary
Responsible for ensuring that all areas comply with Ministry, municipal and association guidelines, regulations and safety requirements
Responsible for assigning and assessing performance management contracts for all direct reports
Assists in budgeting, quality assurance, YMCA camping quality recommended practices, hiring, and training
Serves as a member of the YMCA Ontario Overnight Camping Workgroup
Submits payroll, employment forms and other relevant paperwork in a timely fashion
Other duties as determined by the Executive Director, RKY Camp
Post-secondary degree or diploma
Experience in overnight camping, preferably at the senior leadership level
CPR and First Aid certification
Class F driver’s license preferred
Level 2 Challenge Course Certification (Acquire within first year of employment)
Small Drinking Water System Operator (Acquire within first year of employment)
Food Safety Certificate
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Clear Criminal Reference Check , including Vulnerable Persons Sector Screening
- Problem Solving
- Interpersonal skills
- Stress of Multiple Demands
It is mandatory that the successful applicant lives on site for the Summer Months.
In the non-summer months, the Summer Camp Director is expected to work in our
Kingston office regularly and act as on site designate for some programs during our Year Round Outdoor Centre season.
Please apply, in writing by 5:00pm, January 20th 2023, with a résumé and cover letter to:
Executive Director, RKY Camp
100 Wright Crescent
Kingston, Ontario K7L 4T9
Only those who are being interviewed will be contacted.
This position has been posted both internally and externally.
RKY Camp values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our organization. We are committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation at any stage during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation.