Leader In Training Director


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Camp Woodstock YMCA
42 Camp Road
Woodstock Valley
Resident Camp
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The LIT Director is responsible for assisting the Youth Leadership Director in the planning & execution of programming for the Leader-In-Training program for 15 years old teens.



Assists Youth Leadership Director with the following:

  • Creates and maintains a safe, fun environment for Leaders In Training. Responsibly supervises LITs at all times.
  • Leads by example in accordance with camp’s values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Provides a solid, positive role model for LITs to look up to.
  • Organizes the daily programs from provided schedule and materials.
  • Mentors LITs on an individual basis, providing mature and competent counsel to LITs.
  • Interviews ten LITs once every two weeks.
  • Maintains open communication with Youth Leadership Director as well as co-staff about LIT issues, concerns and activities. Attends staff meetings when possible.
  • Leads large group discussions and activities. Conducts trainings on leadership and character development, as well as teambuilding workshops.
  • Plans LIT show and Weekend Programming once ever 4 weeks, and coaches LITs towards taking leadership of theses activities.
  • Leads an overnight camping trip to Vermont, which includes canoeing, hiking, and teambuilding.
  • Leads a day trip to the beach trip.
  • Provides competent and thorough written evaluations for ten LITs, as well as co-staff.
  • Supports the Waterfront Director with Lifeguard Training.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the Roskin Leadership Lodge.
  • Develops leaders mentally, physically and spiritually.
  • Passionately advocates for teens.
  • Assists with any other duties as assigned by the Youth Leadership Director.


Minimum Requirements

  • At least 19 years of age
  • Able to lead by example, and maintain leadership in close-knit, intensive work environment
  • Works well as a team with other directors
  • Responsible and organized
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard certification & Lifeguard Instructor Certification are a plus, but not required. (Training and certifications are available prior to start of position)
  • Current U.S. Driver’s License a plus, but not required.