Youth Camp Director
ELS Educational Services - Lawrenceville, NJ

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If you are looking to make a difference in students’ lives, join our team at ELS! Over the past 50 years, ELS has helped one million students meet their English language study goals by providing a unique experience and intensive English immersion programs of the highest caliber. ELS English programs are offered for students who wish to attend a college or university in the USA or Canada, need Business English to further their career or simply want to explore. With over 60 locations in the USA, Canada and Australia, ELS allows our students to select the study environment and program that is right for them.

Job Responsibilities
Reporting to the Director of Special Programs, the Youth Camp Director at our University Prep Program at The Lawrenceville School is responsible for complete Youth Camp on-site preparation, staff recruitment, hiring and training, maintenance of a camp budget and the daily supervision and operation of camp activities:
  • Recruit, hire, and train Activity Coordinators, teachers and English teachers for assigned Youth Camp
  • Maintain accurate accounting records and expense reports in accordance with the camp budget established by the ELS Special Programs Department
  • Compile all necessary supplies for Youth Camp operations including English classes, activity class, evening activities and weekend excursions
  • Arrange transportation to and from the airport for all youth camp participants and group leaders and arrange transportation for all off-site activities
  • Collect damage deposits and other fees from campers as designated by ELS Special Programs
  • Supervise English teachers and Activity Coordinators, as well as attending chaperones
  • Serve as camp liaison with designated official on-site and arrange for facility usage on-site
  • Coordinate information and planning with immediate supervisor(s)
  • Process ESRs, time sheets etc. for all camp employees
  • Administer the student departure survey
  • Perform all duties related to closing the camp program such as inventories, storage of materials, close out reports etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by ELS Special Programs
  • Live in the residence halls with the students and serve as a Residence Hall Counselor and Supervisor (6-week timeframe)
Job Requirements
  • BA/BS required
  • At least two seasons as youth program director or assistant director
  • At least 6 months of experience as an administrator in charge of teachers
  • Must be organized, gregarious, enjoys working with international youth, patient, energetic
  • CPR/AED certification; and/or equivalent certification through the American Red Cross or any other established professional medical entity
Program Dates
  • Commence on Monday, June 2 nd , 2014 and end August 15 th , 2014 - Lawrenceville