The Wediko Program Coordinator provides structure and leadership to the residential program by organizing the activity programming and relevant program schedules/calendars, modeling behavioral interventions and working with Camp Wediko Supervisors and Camp Wediko Program Coordinators to distribute resources efficiently.
Wediko Program Coordinators establish the tone and direction of the program with the primary purpose of ensuring safety while maintaining structures and routines that facilitate student growth. They also coordinate supply requests and student ledger tracking, as well as student transportation needs.
How You Will Be Making A Difference
Developing and enriching the Camp Wediko staff and student schedules for activities, including making needed day-to-day adjustments as needs change.
Working in collaboration with other Camp Wediko coordinators to implement unified program planning for both activities as well as program- wide special events.
Developing & submitting the activity calendar for the Camp Wediko program.
Overseeing completion of Camp Wediko student timesheets for work completed.
Completing supply requests for the program.
Assisting in the daily management of the therapeutic milieu by ensuring adherence to safety protocols and maintaining both the psychological and physical safety needs of the setting, including distributing and educating others on protocols for activities and relevant camp events.
Responds and intervenes with crisis support as necessary.
Collaborating with the Camp Wediko kitchen, office, maintenance and dorm staff (and other related areas of the setting) to distribute resources effectively within the program.
Monitors the overnight needs of the Camp Wediko setting from both an individual student and program-wide needs perspective and coordinates with the Camp Wediko Awake Overnight Counselors.
Assisting with the monitoring of living spaces and daily upkeep of Camp Wediko cabins, including reporting maintenance needs or damage that has occurred to the maintenance team.
Providing assistance and support in the training of Camp Wediko Residential Counselors.
Assisting with required documentation (e.g., maintaining daily logs, tracking of students' behavior, and documenting critical incidents) and working with the staff team to provide effective summaries and documentation to the Camp Wediko Residential Coordinators and Clinical Supervisors.
Bachelor's degree in an education or human service field of study
Strong communication skills
Crisis management skills
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Ability to prioritize work assignments based on students' needs and safety
Ability to respond positively and appropriately to direction and feedback
Satisfactory completion of CPI Training, First Aid, CPR and Medication Administration Training all required
Preferred driving record that allows for the transportation of students in Wediko vehicles
The position requires the ability to walk the rugged terrain of the Camp Wediko NH campus, an active wooded setting. The ability to bend, hold and lift is also required as indicated by CPI.
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