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Aquatics Coordinator
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040

JCC Info:

A destination for culture, education and compassionate support since 1917, the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood ("the Y") elevates the lives of our diverse and evolving Washington Heights and Inwood community through programming and service informed by universal Jewish values.

Principal Responsibilities:

Accelerate toward your career goal: Work at Camp Twelve Trails! At Camp Twelve Trails we are dedicated to universally shared values central to Jewish life. Our proactive integration of these values into everything we do supports children of all backgrounds and helps them grow into better people. Our warm, welcoming culture fosters a vibrant camp community where we all look out for each other and take care of the world around us. As a staff member, you are central to carrying out this vision. We expect staff to bring positive energy every day, and always be enthusiastic at camp. We expect staff to above all to deliver the wow! There are so many benefits to working at the Camp Twelve Trails, including: Be a Role Model! Interacting with youth means becoming the coolest person in their lives. Boost your Resume! Our positions foster strong communication skills, teamwork, leadership, and creative thinking. Make a Difference! Support young peoples ability to negotiate challenges, and learn to thrive. Life-long friendships! Your co-workers are passionate (just like you), dedicated to learning, growing and impacting others lives as well. Interview material! After working with youth, you will surely find out some strengths and weaknesses for you to talk about in an interview. Leadership skills! Whether you are leading other staff members or a handful of youth, you will be looked up to for direction and wisdom. Ready to work hard, make a difference, build your resume, get paid, and have the best experience of your life? Join Camp Twelve Trails as an Aquatics Coordinator! The Aquatics Coordinator will oversee the Swim Program at Camp Twelve Trails, with the support of the HKC Aquatics Staff, for all Campers within our program, and consistently communicate with parents regarding the programs overall approach, progress and success.

Minimum Qualifications:

 Previous experience in an aquatics setting.  Minimum of three years working in camp.  Ability to teach skills to other staff members and campers of all ages.  Strong communication and problem solving skills.  Experience with Microsoft Excel and general admin work.  Experience communicating and working with families with children of varying abilities.  Ability to remain calm and maintain perspective under pressure.  Commitment to work collaboratively with others.  Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing needs.