Camp Pinewood is now searching for a Media Coordinator!
The Media Coordinator is responsible for the capturing, editing, and posting of promotional photos and videos. As a member of the leadership team, they will also play a role in daily camp activities with responsibilities in various program areas.
Ensure the safety of all campers and staff.
Establish positive relationships with each camper and staff in your program area.
Help campers and other staff members grow in Mind, Body and Spirit.
Serve as a role model for campers and other staff members.
Take advantage of teachable moments each day, to help campers learn character values such as Honesty, Caring, Respect, and Responsibility.
Provide a positive, exciting and fun environment for all campers.
Promote and demonstrate stewardship towards the land.
Attend staff meetings to discuss program plans, give input and voice concerns.
Capture photos and videos of daily camp activities and programs
Coordinate and take weekly "cabin photo"
Edit and produce slideshows and videos to be shown at camp, and used for outside marketing opportunities.
Edit and sort photos to be posted on website and camp social media
Catalog media in organized way. Show good judgement in curating photo collection to meet daily quota in quantity while also still producing quality images
With the assistance of Camp Director, help in creating social media posts
Assist with Check In and Check Out responsibilities, especially but not limited to, bus check in/out at Chicago Centers, Medical Forms, Medications, Snacks, Campers Forms, and organizing staff in day of responsibilities.
Assist in camp store with inventory, stocking, and sales
Provide leadership to staff through staff training.
Lead and run evening activities with the assistance of other program staff team members.
Assist with the collection of mail and make sure items are received by campers in a timely fashion.
Maintain high levels of safety standards and enforce all rules for campers and staff.
Maintain a positive attitude and refrain from behavior detrimental to staff morale.
Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent
Must be at least 18 years of age by the first day of camp
Relevant experience in photo and video work. Ability to demonstrate ability and provide examples of past work
Position responsible for providing own equipment for capturing and editing including but not exclusive to-camera, computer, editing software
Commitment to, and passion for, the YMCA of Metro Chicago's mission
Excellent verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely present ideas and concepts and tailor communication to multiple audiences
Passion for working with diverse youth and ability to provide a high-quality of instruction using age-appropriate practices. Ability to observe camper behavior and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
Proven ability to establish constructive relationships and interact as a leader of staff
Continuous learner who leverages opportunities for learning and applies new knowledge and skills
Demonstrates evidence of YMCA Y Team competencies in previous experience or practice
Meets physical qualifications required as outlined in job description. The YMCA will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.
Child Abuse Prevention
Supports the commitment of the YMCA to child abuse prevention by:
Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor.
Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children.
Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor.
Completing all child abuse prevention training as required.
Commitment to Inclusion:
Supports the YMCA's commitment to inclusion of all members as required by Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Job responsibilities may include implementing program modifications for persons with cognitive, behavioral or physical disabilities, including but not limited to the injection of medical glucagon to members with Type 1 diabetes in emergency situations. Appropriate training and development will be provided to YMCA team members based on your role and responsibilities.
Be Part of Our Mission
The mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to develop strong children, families and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, fitness and healthy living. Our network of 20 membership centers, five camps, early learning, school-aged and other programs at 100+ sites in the city and suburbs provides everyone with a safe place to learn, play and grow. In this role, you'll be an integral part of ensuring the YMCA continues to be a leader in making our city a world-class place to live and raise a family. So you're not just impacting a bottom line, you're impacting people and communities all over Chicagoland.
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