Overview

Camp Manito-wish YMCA is seeking a full-time, year-round Wilderness Program Director. Camp Manito-wish YMCA is a 105-year-old overnight camp located in Boulder Junction, WI focusing on wilderness tripping and leadership development. In partnership with the Camp Director, Operations Director, and Program Team, the Wilderness Program Director ensures that all delivery systems are of the highest quality, engages strategic planning, and incorporates character and leadership development through the Manito-wish collaborative leadership model. This position supports all wilderness trips (canoeing, kayaking and backpacking) through our Outpost, Summer Camp and Leadership Programs. The ideal candidate will deliver impactful, safe and mission-driven wilderness experiences to all participants.

A full job description can be viewed at www.manito-wish.org. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Ben Hoffman at [email protected] no later than December 16, 2022. Salary is $38,000-$45,000 per year with a full benefits package including health, dental, LTD, life insurance and retirement plan. Onsite housing is provided and required.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Backcountry Skills, Camp Staff, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders, Water Skills

Qualifications:

• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, university or equivalent experience
• Successful experience in management of seasonal camp staff and the ability to lead collaborative teams
• Minimum two to three years of leading and supporting best practices of summer camp administrative experience
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Required Skills:

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Preferred Skills:

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About Camp Manito-wish YMCA

Our 100+ year old Summer Camp provides a combination of traditional camp activities (archery, horsemanship, swimming, etc.) and wilderness tripping . Our programming puts emphasis on the wilderness experience and we use it as a resource to facilitate growth and leadership development in partnership with our in-camp experience. Along with Summer Camp, Manito-wish is also features a robust wilderness expeditions program called Outpost and Leadership Program that facilitates teambuilding activities for a multitude of camp and community groups.

Application Instructions

A full job description can be viewed at www.manito-wish.org. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Ben Hoffman at [email protected] no later than December 16, 2022.