Merrowvista Jobs

We are grateful for those who are committed to humble service and passionate about positive youth development.

We are seeking individuals who believe in our mission and the core values of best self, balanced living, safety, inclusivity, and stewardship.

If you are ready to take the next step, please see our current openings or start an application below. If you have questions about specific positions, your application or the interview process, please contact us.

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.



Full Time Positions

Assistant Director of Camp Programs

 

Seeking an experienced and motivated individual to fill the full time position of Assistant Director of Camp Programs (ADCP). This is a year-round position responsible for the planning, preparing and delivery of Merrowvista’s summer camp program. The ADCP ensures all state, American Camping Association and AYF program regulations are followed, and is heavily involved with risk management and emergency response. The ADCP is the primary manager of our ideal client relations, interfacing with program participants and parents.

Primary Responsibilities of the ADCP will be to:

Ensure safety and quality in camp programming through intentional design and consistent presence.

  • Create and maintain a positive relationship with the clients and inquiries throughout the year, promptly addressing questions, concerns, and feedback.
  • Oversee all aspects of the inquiry management process. Prepares and assists with the implementation of annual marketing plan for promotional materials, activities and events in line with camp’s ideal client relations plan.
  • Assists with all seasonal program staff recruitment and hiring.
  • Directly oversee and supervise program areas in summer, supporting seasonal staff through observation and feedback.
  • Uses good judgement in risk management practices, and ensures program is in line with AYF policies.

Candidate should be a collaborative leader with 2+ years direct experience working with youth and supervising staff. Must be a flexible and innovative problem solver with strong written and oral communication skills, attention to detail and management of deadlines. Bachelor’s Degree in education or equivalent field required.

This is a full-time, salaried, year-round position with benefits. Application deadline is November 30, 2017.

Job Description

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Four Trails Program Manager

 

Seeking a full time Four Trails Program Manager to oversee our Adventure Trips Programs. This person will hire, train and supervise our trip staff, who lead cycling, hiking, and canoeing trips throughout the Northeast and maritime Canada.

Primary Responsibilities of the Program Manager will be to:

  • Manage and oversee all components of the Four Trails adventure trip program for Summer Camps program, including staff hiring and supervision, program design, logistical management and safety management.
  • Lead other program elements, including high ropes/climbing tower management, staff coaching, and/or facilitation for various assigned programs.
  • Conduct safe programs, operating according to all program and risk management policies and procedures of AYF, the American Camp Association (ACA), and all pertinent local, state, federal or other regulatory agencies.
  • Serve as a role model of Merrowvista policies, procedures and expectations.
  • Support the program director(s) and coordinator(s) with maintaining and evaluating the safety and quality of programs.

Candidate should be a collaborative leader with 5+ years direct experience working with youth and supervising staff. Bachelor’s Degree in education or equivalent field required.

This is a full-time, salaried, year-round position with benefits. Application deadline is November 30, 2017.

Job Description

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Seasonal Positions

Summer 2018

 

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