The Ionian Village Logistics Coordinator

is responsible for ensuring that all logistical systems are in place, as well as keeping track of all the logistical duties. They are the reason people count on them to create and maintain professional, impeccable, well-organized environments at camp.

 

The ideal Logistics Coordinator is:

Professionally: Organized, Detail-oriented, able to delegate, receptive, timely

Personally: Flexible, positive, effective communicator, resourceful, energetic

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS
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  • Mandatory summer commitment: June 10 - August 12, 2023
  • Able to lift at least 30 lbs. (this is a labor intensive position)
  • Previous Ionian Village experience is desired but not mandatory

Working as the Logistics Coordinator for Ionian Village should not be viewed as a vacation. You will be expected to work a 24-hour day, 7 days a week while camp is in session. The Logistics Coordinator works behind the scenes to make sure the camp runs smoothly and provides a high level experience for the campers of Ionian Village. While demanding, it is an extremely rewarding experience. 

This is a paid position which also includes; round-trip airfare from JFK Airport in New York to Greece and full room and board while you are working during the camp sessions. Travel to New York is at your own expense. Any personal shopping while camp is in session is at your own expense. You are responsible for your own travel, lodging, and meals during the three day break in-between sessions.



RESPONSIBILITIES
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Logistics Coordinator responsibilities at Ionian Village include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Participate in training conference calls before the summer, and thoroughly read camp manuals
  • Ownership of the camp’s supplies (unpacking, organizing, maintaining)
  • Preparing for camp all-activities with set-up and break down (Free Swim, Daily and Evening Activities)
  • Documenting and maintaining inventories both pre-camp and post camp
  • Supporting the cabin Staff and Admin in the execution of daily camp activities
  • Ring the bells at camp, and be coordinate the camp’s movements
  • Support the Staff with preparation and execution of camper Arrival and Departure days
  • Assist with logistics on travel days
  • Maintaining and operating the camp’s storage facilities
  • Any other duties specified by the Director.

 

EXPECTATIONS
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Expectations of the Logistics Coordinator include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Be able and committed to work June 10 - August 12, 2023. If you are accepted and are no longer to meet the needs of the program, please be prepared to resign your acceptance.Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times, recognizing that we are guests of the Greek Government and representatives of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.Be a positive Orthodox Christian role model for campers and others, which includes adhering to camp policies and rules, maintaining cleanliness, punctuality, sportsmanship, table manners, proper dress attire and Orthodox faith and morality.
  • Ability to build rapport through your leadership
  • No alcohol, drugs or acting out of any kind.
  • Exercise extreme care in all interpersonal relationships involving staff members and campers.
  • Unprofessional conduct will not be tolerated and may be grounds for dismissal.
  • Model professional verbal and written communication skills with Admin, Cabin Staff, and Greek Staff
  • Excel under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Should possess the ability to work independently behind the scenes
  • Be able to take direction and constructive criticism.

 

STAFF APPLICATION PROCESS

The application process includes the online application and the conference call. The application opens on December 17, 2022 and must be completed online by the deadline of January 17, 2023. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

PART 1: THE ONLINE APPLICATION
In order to complete the following online application, please be prepared to:

  • Read and understand the expectations of the Ionian Village Logistics Coordinator.
  • Allow yourself approximately 40 minutes to complete this application.
  • Upload a photograph of yourself.
  • Answer questions regarding your personal, employment, education, and camp history.
  • Answer questions regarding your medical history, including vaccinations and medications.
  • Respond to essay questions about why you feel you are ready to serve Ionian Village.


PART 2: THE INTERVIEW
Once we have received your application and your file is considered complete, you will be contacted by the Office of Ionian Village to set up a time for your conference call with members of our Administration team.

 

The Logistics Coordinator application is now closed.