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Camp Store Specialist

Company: YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids
Location: Middleville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

This is for our YMCA Camp Manitou Lin location Few environments are as special as camp! YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin has over 100 years of camping experience and is located on beautiful Barlow Lake in Middleville, Michigan. Our beautiful, natural setting provides an excellent opportunity for all who visit. We are committed to providing a camp experience rich in tradition centered on our core values, with a Christian emphasis, and allowing all who participate to gain 21st century skills, independence and life long memories. OUR CULTUREGuiding Principles describe our behaviors to support our organization's work throughout its life in all circumstances, irrespective of changes in goals, strategies, and leadership. Our Guiding Principles are as follows: We CULTIVATE-We grow staff and volunteer leaders who will be stewards of the Y mission, resources, and opportunities. We OWN-We think long-term and act on behalf of the organization, beyond our own team. We WELCOME-We are inclusive of all people and all communities. We SERVE-We provide timely and excellent service to members, volunteers, community, and each other. We LEARN-We are never done learning and always seek to improve. We are curious about new possibilities and act to explore them. We UNITE-We work together to achieve big goals and speak as one voice. We RESPECT-We treat others with kindness and speak positively about other people in all situations. We PLAY-We celebrate, appreciate, and have fun!POSITION SUMMARY The Camp Store Specialist is responsible for overseeing and facilitating all aspects of the Camp Store. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: selling camp store items to all campers, groups, cabins, and staff that visit the camp store, accept and refund store account money on opening and closing days of camp, tracking stock and inventory and communicating when store items are low on inventory, maintaining a neat and clean environment in the store. This position also has oversite of camper lost and found. Onsite housing is optional. Schedule: Monday - Friday. Must be at least 18 years of age.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Facilitate every aspect of running, inventory, and maintenance of the camp store program.
  • Make transactions for camp store items with campers, cabins, groups, and staff
  • Supervise staffing helping in the camp store
  • Ensure camp store is stocked and prepped daily
  • Keep record of campers/staff store account balance with camp system
  • Make accurate refunds on closing days of camp
  • Find and return lost and found items to campers/families as requested
  • Keep lost and found cleaned and logged as needed
  • Assume the role and duties of a counselor as determined by the Summer Camp Director, which could include staying in a cabin with campers or leading a trail group.Performs any other functions deemed to be necessary for the smooth and efficient operation of the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids Association COMPENSATION
    • Onsite housing is optional, and would include meals Sunday - Friday. If living on site, this position should expect to serve as evening coverage in Overnight Camp cabins. Staff who live on site are allowed to remain on site during the weekends throughout their seasonal employment if they choose. Scheduled time off will be granted each day.
    • $50.00 - $55.00 per day; Seasonal; Non-Exempt
    • Free individual YMCA membership.

      KNOW HOW
      • At least 18 years of age and a high school graduate or equivalent
      • Previous experiences in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field
      • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide basic currency
      • Basic computer and cash register skills and knowledge
      • Organizational skills to plan, schedule, and facilitate programs
      • Ability to give supervision and guidance to staff
      • Ability to plan, lead and/or assist in teaching an activity
      • Ability to teach leadership skills
      • Ability to teach and role model the Core Values of the YMCA and use of 21st century life skillsCERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
        • Cardio Pulmonary Recitation (CPR) for rescue required
        • First Aid certification required
        • Blood borne pathogens training required upon hire
        • State of Michigan criminal background clearance (ICHAT) WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDSReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.PI182454042

Keywords: YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids , Camp Store Specialist, Other , Middleville, Michigan

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