Program Intern

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YMCA Camp Erdman
69-385 Farrington Highway
Waialua, HI
Posted: March 30 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 6 Full-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

YMCA Camp Erdman is a year round camp facility. In the summer we run traditional resident camp programs, in the Fall, Winter and Spring we run leadership and environmental education programs for schools as well as retreats and conferences.

A Camp Intern must have a thorough understanding of the YMCA’s mission and goals, and a desire to work with children and adults of all ages. Leadership skills, enthusiasm, patience, a sense of humor and a strong work ethic are all essential. This individual must have the ability to provide fun and innovative programs to youth.

Responsibilities

Interns will work in a full time capacity, working approximately 40-50 hours a week for a 3 month period as required by your school. Roles will vary based on experience and camps needs but may include:

Programming:
• Facilitate low ropes & team building activities
• Facilitate high ropes programming (Odyssey and Alpine Tower) depending on experience
• Teach environmental education to groups.
• Be a role model for & develop positive meaningful relationships with youth.

Customer Service:
• Provide camp tours to groups, parents and Lost fans.
• Assist in answering phone calls and operating the camp switchboard.
• General administration functions.
• Serve as Group Hosts to provide excellent customer service.

Maintenance:
• Participate in projects as needed, included but not limited to cutting grass and camp cleanup projects


Requirements

The following qualifications are preferable:
• High School Diploma
• College Experience
• Current CPR and First Aid
• Current Lifeguarding certification
• Experience working with children
• Experience in customer service

Ability to receive college credit is required.

Skills

Required - Lifeguarding, CPR/AED Certified
Preferred - High Ropes, Environmental Awareness

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