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Camp Director - Camp Beyond Binary
The Camp Director's primary function will be to cultivate Camp Beyond Binary through an
increase in summer and off-season program opportunities. Camp Beyond Binary
is an LGBTQ+ camp for youth and staff who embrace the core values of empathy,
leadership, social justice, transformation, and belonging. This position will curate an enthusiastic staff
to support this effort, incorporate trainings and programs to engage the camp community
while not at summer camp, and collect and maintain data to attract funders and
community partners. The Director will also cultivate an open and collaborative work environment through staff
and volunteer training opportunities throughout council. This position is
responsible for program design and delivery, camper registration and medical
information, seasonal staff hiring, training, and payroll, and management of
social media and website content to enhance participation in camp and off-season
programming. This position will also be responsible for tracking and analyzing
trends in camper participation and revenue as it relates to camp and associated
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: (Additional duties may be assigned)
Work collaboratively with the Outdoor team to recruit new members
and increase member retention through innovative programming. Serve as Camp Beyond Binary Summer Camp
Director on assigned property.
As Director, you will:
Design, implement, and evaluate all camp
programming and oversee the daily operation of all aspects of summer camp;
Recruit, hire, and train Camp Beyond Binary
staff in support of CBB’s core values;
Oversee the daily work of counselors, admin
staff, food service manager, and health supervisor;
Monitor camper applications/screening
process, camp staff schedules, expenses, budgets;
Follow risk management and crisis procedures;
Maintain enthusiastic and vibrant
relationships with staff, campers, and parents;
Responsible for the timely and accurate
processing of seasonal staff payroll, including the submission of hours/days
worked as required by the council’s payroll system;
Observe camper and staff behavior, assess
appropriateness, enforce camp rules and regulations, apply appropriate conflict
resolution and behavior management techniques
Build and maintain the CBB website, Amazon
lists, camper applications/health forms, and seasonal staff applications.
- Curate a
functional admin staff to support the CBB and off season programming;
including domestic and/or international travel
- Procure grant funding
and manage the grant life cycle from beginning to end
- Apply basic
principles of youth development; connect with the campers, and work with
campers to create positive and meaningful relationships utilizing
communication, respect and empowerment.
collection and interpretation of data to improve camp operations, to
engage community partners and to encourage grants and other sources of
- Must be
familiar with LGBTQ+ youth and unique opportunities and challenges within
- Must be able
to assess sensitive issues and respond respectfully and appropriately
while maintaining healthy boundaries.
- Act as a
positive role model for campers and staff. Must demonstrate emotional
- Adhere to all COVID-19 protocols required by
NYS Department of Health and Camp Beyond.
- Other duties as assigned.
Seasonal Camp Staff and Volunteers
- You will
be required to provide acceptable proof of receiving your full COVID-19
vaccination, including appropriate boosters per CDC guidelines prior to
your first day of employment.
- Be at least 24
years of age.
- Believe in the
mission of Camp Beyond.
participate in NYS Mandated Reporter training and understand your role as
a mandated reporter in a youth setting.
- Desire to work
with children in the outdoors and to immerse one’s self in the outdoor
experience working with youth in a LGBTQ+ community preferred.
- Knowledge and
appreciation of intersectionality as it applies to the immediate camp
community and the larger global community.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent verbal communication skills.
Strong organizational skills including the ability
to manage multiple groups and activity details simultaneously.
character, integrity, patience, sense of humor, enthusiasm, a high level of
flexibility, and willingness to be a part of the camp community.
work productively in a fast paced, stressful environment.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
Light mental and visual attention required for performing work where
there is some variety but actions taken and decisions made are limited to few
possibilities. Work requires some coordination with others.
Exerts up to 50 pounds of
force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to
willingness) to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours.
uneven terrain, up and down hills for distances up to ½ mile
meet emergency needs
work environment characteristics described here are representative of those
that may be encountered while performing the essential functions of this
The employee is subject to inside and/or outside environmental
conditions, noise, outdoor elements such as rain, wind, sun, heat, and animals
such as bugs, snakes, bats, etc.
All requirements are subject to possible
modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.