Full Time Opportunities

The American Youth Foundation is delighted to share that we are growing our team and expanding our efforts!

Join us to become part of a collaborative, positive, and high functioning team, to create a positive community, and to help youth discover and develop their best.

Please review the current job openings below for more information. We hope that you will not only consider these openings but also spread the word of these positions.

The American Youth Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran’s status.

Director of Operations

Miniwanca Campus (Shelby, MI)

The American Youth Foundation is seeking an experienced Director of Operations for the Michigan campus. This position will provide support for all functions at the site, ensuring the highest standards of program quality, safety and cost effectiveness. The Director of Operations (DO) will oversee daily operations of the food program in conjunction with the food program manager, facilities and site operations with the facilities manager, and oversee the finance, admin, office, and IT functions. The role requires evaluation of these team systems to increase efficiency and constantly enhance the client experience. The DO will be responsible for recruiting, selecting, and developing personnel and will promote the site locally, regionally and nationally. We are seeking candidates who have command and awareness over research and trends in youth development that can serve as their knowledge base for guiding long term business decisions.

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Miniwanca Campus (Shelby, MI)

The American Youth Foundation is seeking a Registrar for the Michigan campus. The Registrar is a year-round position, responsible for maintaining ideal client relations and playing a vital role in the Program Team. The greater Program Team will collectively seek an ideal experience for all clients, parents, guardians, campers and participants in Miniwanca programs. The Registrar’s primary purpose is to manage the relationship with the families and clients who care for the campers and participants in our National Leadership Conference, Summer Camps, and Open Enrollment programs from inquiry, and through registration and attendance of these programs.

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Director of Camp Programs

Merrowvista Campus (Tuftonboro, NH)

The Director of Camp Programs is a year-round position, responsible for planning and leading an inclusive, residential youth development program at Camp Merrowvista each summer. The Director of Camp Program’s primary purpose is to foster a safe, inclusive, and healthy community environment in which all young people are able to discover and develop their best. Each summer, Camp Merrowvista supports approximately 525 participants and 75 seasonal staff, and this position is the primary representative to all constituency groups (parents, participants, seasonal and full-time staff, alumni, and AYF Board of Directors) and is responsible for ensuring that all state, American Camp Association, and AYF program regulations are implemented and adhered to. Additionally, this position is responsible for the risk management and emergency response within the all-genders camp and adventurer (“Four Trails”) programs, and in support of other programs as appropriate.

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