Location and Job Title:
Camp Facilities Assistant
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040
The Facility staff will oversee the care of our grounds, supplies and campers each summer. This position is integral to the overall Operations of Camp. They will work with a small team to ensure all facilities are maintained and that issues are communicated to the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds in an appropriate time frame.
DUTIES PRE CAMP
-Inventory all facility supplies
-Help prepare camp for opening and closing.
-Support the Facilities Coordinator in all tasks
DUTIES DURING CAMP
-Ensure that facilities are maintained properly.
-Organize facility supply orders including daily snack and cleaning supplies.
-Monitor Camp equipment: Including refrigerators, Kitchen appliances, Coolers, Wagons and other items used by the Facility Staff.
-Disseminate lunch, water and snacks to all campers.
-Responsible for ensuring the cleanliness of Camp Kitchens, pantry and stock room.
-General maintenance of all camp spaces
- Full-time Seasonal
- Mondays through Fridays, June 28 - August 20, including 40-45 hours of staff training in May and June
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm during the summer
- Strong communication and problem solving skills
- Ability to remain calm and maintain perspective under pressure.
- Commitment to work collaboratively with others.
- Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing needs.
- Knowledge or willingness to learn Department of Health and American Camp Association regulations for Facility Operations
- Comfortable lifting heavy objects up to 50lbs
- Driver's License preferred
Camp Twelve Trails combines the best of the popular day camps of the Shames JCC on the Hudson, The Riverdale YM-YWHA, and YM&YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood. Warm, accepting, and driven by Jewish values, Camp Twelve Trails brings together the accumulated day camp expertise and tradition of these three organizations. We draw on our collective educational, recreational, and child development experience, our values, and our rich history to give families more than we ever have before.
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. Staff are central to carrying out this vision by crafting programs that are in line with our educational outcomes, beliefs, and providing positive, enthusiastic energy every day. We expect staff above all to deliver the wow