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Camp Director

Camp Foss - 242 Wiley Pond Road, 242 Wiley Pond Road, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States of America Req #773
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

YMCA Camp Foss Director (overnight camp for girls), Strafford, NH


YMCA Camp Foss is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic youth development professional with overnight camp experience and supervisory skills. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years administrative or supervisory experience in an organized camp setting and must meet ACA standard requirements.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


Able to develop positive and effective working relationships with staff, campers, families, alumni, volunteers, camp board, and colleagues.

Able to create an environment for campers to thrive and be their best selves.

Effectively lead groups, facilitate discussion, and train staff.

Able to handle multiple projects and work in a fast paced environment.


Successful candidates will show expertise in the following core competencies:


Relationships: Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance.

Communication: Listens and expresses self effectively and in a manner that reflects a true understanding of the needs of the audience.

Developing Others: Recognizes and acts on the need to continually develop others’ abilities to attain the highest level of performance.

Decision Making: Integrates logic, intuition and sound judgment to analyze information to identify greatest opportunities, make sound decisions, and solve problems.

Functional Expertise: Can lead by example in being a quality camp counselor that relates well to youth in an outdoor setting.


Basic Job Functions:


Development and implementation of the budget each year

Work with the assistant director, program director, staff development director in creating, implementing, and developing camp programs

Define camp goals and plan programs to reflect the YMCA core values

Work with the camp registrar to maintain positive and regular communication with camper families, staff members and alumni throughout the year through email campaigns, newsletters, phone calls and planned events.

Work with the Association Marketing Director on marketing strategies to continually increase camper registrations.

Work with the Camp Mi-Te-Na Executive Director in hosting user groups during the overnight camp rental season.

Off season responsibilities include supporting the other branches of The Granite YMCA through training and leadership based on previous experience and individuals skill set.


Other Information:

This position is a full time year-round position. Housing is provided from May through October on site in Strafford, NH. Year round housing may be available after first camping season. The off season office is located in Manchester, NH.


Salary is $50,000 - $55,000 based on experience.


Please send all applications and resumes to Matt Hanson at

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  • Camp Foss - 242 Wiley Pond Road, 242 Wiley Pond Road, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States of America