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Archery Specialist - Camp Zehnder - Seasonal

Job Locations US-NJ-Wall
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/16/2018 10:30 AM)
ID
2017-1069
# of Openings
2
Category
Entry Level

Overview

Under the supervision of the Director of Camps, the 2018 Camp Archery Specialist shall plan and implement the camp archery program, incorporating our YMCA Core Values in all lesson plans while providing a safe environment for our campers and staff.

 

Responsibilities

  • ASSUME responsibility for the safety and welfare of all campers in the Archery program; maintaining clean and creative environment throughout the summer.

 

  •  PLAN and IMPLEMENT an age appropriate Archery curriculum to teach basic skills in the sport of archery, to include upkeep of the archery range.
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of archery including safety, rules of the game, technique, and equipment. Possess the ability to shoot and demonstrate correct shooting form. Control the shooting area with whistle signals.
  • Conduct daily inspections of equipment and notify the Director of Camps of any defective or missing equipment. This will include:
  • Checking arrows for bends, cracks, missing feathers, etc.

 

 

  • Checking bows strings for broken or loose strands.

 

 

  • Checking bows, targets, and target stands.

 

 

  • PARTICIPATE in staff functions (i.e. meetings, staff training, family nights, Camp Carnival, etc.).
  • PROMOTES positive values in campers through the use of effective group work techniques.
  • SET UP Archery range and shed prior to camp opening. Maintain all supplies and equipment in good order throughout the summer.
  • INVENTORY and STORE equipment and supplies at end of summer.
  • ACTS in accordance with YMCA philosophy and character development values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility; and policies and procedures (as stated in the camp staff manual) while on the job.
  • ADHERE to policies related to boundaries with youth. Complete required abuse risk management training. Follow mandated abuse reporting procedures, including reporting suspicious or inappropriate behaviors and policy violations.

 

 

Qualifications

The employee must be 18 years of age and have completed high school. The specialist must also be creative and be able to plan according to specific Archery theme ideas. All employees must have skills in teaching children, group work, and program planning and implementation, and a love of the Outdoors!

Physical Demands:

The employee must have the ability to lead, plan, and participate in a range of activities in an outdoor environment and setting; and the ability to walk, stand, lift, bend and stretch.

 

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