Apply For Program Coordinator


The Ionian Village Program Coordinator

is responsible for ensuring that all camp documents and office programing is created and communicated accurately. The Program Coordinator owns all the documents, lists, finances, schedules, and information moving in and out of the office between the Admin team and the cabin Staff.


The ideal Program Coordinator is:

Professionally: Organized, Detail-oriented, receptive, timely, adaptable, fast learning.

Personally: Focused, positive, effective communicator, resourceful, creative. 


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  • Mandatory summer commitment: June 10 - August 12, 2023
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc) and formatting information in an effective way
  • Previous Ionian Village experience is desired but not mandatory
  • Must possess the ability to work independently behind the scenes

Working as the Program 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 Program 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 position includes round-trip airfare from JFK Airport in New York to Greece, meals, and accommodations 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.

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Program 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 schedules for Admin, Staff, and campers, and the Greek staff
  • Creating, editing, and delivering verbal and written communication
  • Maintaining and organize the Ionian Village digital office in dropbox and physical office
  • Overseeing the editing and adjusting of files and documents as the program continually adapts throughout the summer
  • Supporting the cabin Staff and Admin in the execution of daily camp activities
  • Document and manage the camp finances for the summer period
  • Support the Staff with preparation and execution of camper Arrival and Departure days and all travel days
  • Any other duties specified by the Director


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Expectations of the Program 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
  • Model professional verbal and written communication skills with Admin, Cabin Staff, and Greek Staff
  • Excel under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • 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
  • Must possess the ability to work independently behind the scenes
  • Be able to take direction and constructive criticism.



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.

In order to complete the following online application, please be prepared to:

  • Read and understand the expectations of the Ionian Village Program 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.

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 Program Coordinator application is now closed.