Adventure Program Coordinator

Job Description


This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Program Coordinators are heavily involved in the day-to-day program delivery in all of our program modes by leading program facilitators (coaching, scheduling, challenging, empowering), driving innovation, supporting a culture of safety, and providing at-the-scene oversight of experiences for campers in all of our program modes including Summer Camp and School Year Programs.  


  1. Bring staff together, coach, and build skills in staff to accomplish shared goals and program outcomes; are trusted and empowered to assign tasks to all levels of staff and expect completion.

  2. Responsible for hosting dynamic experiences in all program modes; influencing program goals; leading design teams for camper experiences across all program modes; friendraising; recruiting and stewarding new campers/groups and donors.

  3. Operational responsibilities include but are not limited to: organizational safety (managing lifeguards/belayers/trip-leaders, design for safety, establishing protocols); assurance of experience quality for entire groups (not just a few campers); growth of program facilitators and program support staff; meeting ACA and other standards related to experience delivery.

  4. Supports all program modes in the following ways, directed by the Senior Program Directors: school meetings; staff and school/group scheduling; new experience development; volunteer recruitment/projects; summer planning/design; facilitator recruitment; summer staff recruitment; international participant organization; hosting and leading camper groups.

  5. Models Camp Fitch Core Values: Empathy (Listen First), Growth Mindset, Vulnerability, and Servant Leadership.

  6. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Responds to all participants and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.


  1. Leads the supervision and maintenance of Climbing, High and Low Rope program activities and facilities to meet or exceed ACA and PA Amusement Ride standards.

  2. Leads the supervision and development of offsite Adventure Trips and onsite Outpack trips.

  3. Leads site specific inservice training for Adventure activities.

  4. Serves year round programming through leading groups, teaching and leading activities, and logistical support.


To Apply

Please email your resume to Tom Parker at [email protected].

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Camp Fitch YMCA North Springfield, PA 16430
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1 - 2 years
Job Degree Level: 
Bachelor's degree
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Job Details

Job Details: 
Adventure Course
Adventure/Wilderness Therapy
Environmental Education Program/Center
Experiential Education
Outdoor Education Center
Summer Camp

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