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Camp Director


  • Oasis Children's Services
  • 04/10/19
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • 11201
  • Negotiable / Yearly
  • Full-Time
We are looking to hire a Camp Director our camp in Brooklyn Bridge Park. As Camp Director you will have the opportunity to assist in overseeing all aspects of the camp experience. We provide an amazing camp experience for its campers and staff alike, and you will have the opportunity as Camp Director to be a part of the Leadership Team to oversee the entire experience.

This camp is based out of the St. Francis College.

As a camp director you will work with us on a part time basis (2-3 days per month, around your other work schedule) from February through June and then it becomes full time during the camp season which is late June through Mid August.

Position Summary

As a part of the Leadership Team you will manage a staff of approximately 75-125 people, depending on the size of the camp program. As camp director, you are responsible for all aspects of the summer program, communication with parents, communication with outside liaisons, coordinating ongoing training of staff, and the health and safety of all campers and staff.
General Responsibilities

Pre Camp Responsibilities-20%
As the Camp Director, you will be required to call each of your leadership staff before the summer begins to introduce yourself and review the orientation dates and schedule. You will also be responsible for providing assistance with the HR department. You will be assisting in the interview process and coordinating staff for the pre-camp move.

Supervising and Training Staff-30%
As Camp Director, you will be interviewing, hiring and training your staff. You will be required to facilitate and attend all staff meetings before and during the camp season. As the camp director you will be supervising all group leaders and division leaders. As such, you will be required to monitor group leader conduct and participation and provide feedback to staff as often as possible.

Communication-20%
As Camp Director, you will be required to stay in communication throughout the entire camp season. This means keeping your radio or cell phone on and accessible all day to respond to all calls as quickly as possible. You will be required to stay in communication with parents. This means returning calls promptly to any parents who contact you and contacting families proactively if there are any problems that warrant parent involvement. You will also be required to follow up on absenteeism of any campers or staff with unexplained absences.

General Camp Organization-10%
As Camp Director, you will be required to ensure that the camp day is running smoothly on a daily basis. This means supporting the swim program along with the Swim Director. You will be responsible for ensuring the lunch program runs properly this means that the staff are eating with their campers and that all of the children are fed. You are also responsible for ensuring that the camp grounds are kept clean, especially after lunch time. At the end of the day, you will be responsible for greeting parents and be available to discuss any questions or concerns they may have while ensuring that all children are picked up by parents or approved designees only.

Working with Leadership Team-10%
As Camp Director, you will be responsible for ensuring that all details of camp ie: bus routes, payments, lunch areas, water accommodations, safety procedures and communication are occurring in conjunction with the Leadership Team. You will be checking in with your leadership team regularly to ensure that all of their programs are running smoothly and to work as a team to help the camp day go smoothly.

Participation in Camp Activities-10%
As the Camp Director, it is extremely important to model active participation for staff and campers at all activities. You will also be responsible for leading a Morning Rally, which is your chance to start the camp day off with spirit and enthusiasm that will hopefully translate into an exciting day for the campers.


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