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Director, Camping and Community Services

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Director, Camping and Community Services

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Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization providing programs and services to individuals with disabilities. We are celebrating over 100 years service and are proud of our history! This position is out of our York office.

JOB SUMMARY: Director of Camping and Community Services

The Director, Camping and Community Services is responsible for the planning and implementation of program services, primarily within the central Pennsylvania region, with an emphasis on camping and community programs.

QUALIFICATIONS: Director of Camping and Community Services

  • Bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Recreation Administration, Human Services or equivalent required.
  • Supervisory experience required.
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certification required (or required to be obtained within the first three months of employment).
  • Prior experience in clinical or community-based programs preferred.
  • Current valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and acceptable driving record obtained through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation required.
  • Acceptable Criminal, Child Abuse and FBI Clearances required.
  • Passing of physical examination and TB required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES-Director, Camping and Community Services

Program Planning

1. Plan the implementation of all community-based programming. This includes, but is not limited to day camps, day programs and a variety of evening and weekend initiatives. Assure they reflect the needs of both the region and the clients. Establish rapport with clients, their families and community groups.

2.. Assure program safety policies and procedures are in place for clients, staff and volunteers. Develop new procedures as necessary to address risk management issues. Maintain records to meet all requirements.

3. Develop and adhere to annual departmental budget and annual departmental goals/plan.


4. Recruit, hire and supervise program staff, volunteers and interns. Assures staffing pattern meets the need and productivity expectations for each program/activity.

5. Provide direct supervision to the Assistant Director of Camping and Community Services. Provide direction and guidance to all residential and military camps.


6. In coordination with the Development Department, market the programs as appropriate.

7. Develop working relationships with other organizations and service providers to help provide a continuum of services. Serve as a community resource for disability services.

Finance and Marketing

8. Develop and adhere to departmental budget for assigned programs on an annual basis. Oversee all billing and payments for such programs, knowing the contracts in detail.

9. Market programs and participate in development initiatives. Assist in identifying and obtaining grants plus oversee awards. Maintain all necessary records for fiscal department and for funders.


This is a full-time position working 8am-4pm for a 35 hour week with one hour unpaid lunch. The annual rate is $50,000. Full benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage, Paid Time Off, company 403b and other insurance products.


We are a nationally affiliated organization who has been providing quality services to those in need for over 100 years.

If you are looking for a leadership position where you can make a difference in the lives of children and adults, please consider applying for this position.


Easterseals is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without

regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,

national origin, disability, use of medical marijuana or protected Veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • PA Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

  • Health insurance

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