Job Announcement: Family Support Coordinator  

The Diocese of Ogdensburg is seeking Family Support Coordinators to work at Seton Catholic, Plattsburgh, NY.  The Family Support Coordinator will support Healthy Families for a Hopeful Future promoting healthy family lifestyles and choices.  The Family Support Coordinators will assist students and families through an array of services that build healthy relationships and strengthens family engagement practices including parental support, efforts to coordinate and provide access to enhanced health, education, social and emotional well-being of youth and families.  Bachelor’s degree in childhood education, human services or related field.  Prior experience as a Family Support Coordinator of youth and/or families is desirable.  Strong communication and organizational skills are a must.  Submit letter of interest, resume and three professional references to:  Human Resources Office, Diocese of Ogdensburg, P.O. Box 369, Ogdensburg, NY 13669 or e-mail: ksnover@rcdony.org.    

Now Hiring – Director for the Guggenheim Youth Summer Camp Program

Looking for a great summer job with competitive pay?

The Diocese of Ogdensburg is seeking an energetic and dedicated individual for the position of Summer Youth Camp Director at the Guggenheim Center. Located at, 1468 County Route 18, Saranac Lake, New York, Summer Camp Guggenheim has been a “home away from home” for young people ages 12 to 18 years old since 1972.  Hike, Swim, Praise, and a whole lot more!  Summer camp Guggenheim is a high energy camp filled with exciting activities and opportunities for campers to experience their faith and joyfully celebrate it.   The Camp Director position consists of 12 pre-season planning days conducted virtually and in-person with the Director of Youth Ministry.  During the camp season, the camp director must live onsite and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the camp including staff orientation and five weekly camper sessions. (June 24th to August 5th, 2023)  

Job Summary:

  • Manage and oversee all responsibility for day-to-day summer program operations.
  • Follow all NYS Department of Health regulations for overnight camps.
  • In conjunction with the Director of Youth Ministry, advertise, hire, train and manage all staff, collect paperwork & document references & qualifications, certifications, and evaluations.
  • Coordinate fire safety plan, lost swimmer/camper plans.
  • Communicate with camper parents/guardians all necessary information regarding camp.
  • Maintain communication with health director daily.
  • Coordinate all summer camp purchases and programs with Director of Youth Ministry.
  • Oversee the camp store and vending.
  • Responsible for any disciplinary issues with campers and staff.
  • Other duties as assigned and/or needed for camper and staff needs.

Job Required Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be 25 years of age or older.
  • Candidate must be an active practicing Catholic.
  • Candidate must possess 24 weeks of administrative or supervisory experience in camping or an equivalent experience which would support the position.
  • Excellent communication skills to interface with Director of Youth Ministry, camp Chaplain, volunteers, staff, vendors, campers, and camper parents. 
  • Driver’s license with a record that meets insurance and organizational expectations.
  • Proficiency in digital technology.
  • Clear a background check provided by Diocese of Ogdensburg Safe Environment officer.
  • Receive Safe Environment VIRTUS training or currently possess VIRTUS certification.

Potential candidates please submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references, one of which should be from your Pastor to:   

Thomas Semeraro 
Director for the office of Youth Ministry Diocese of Ogdensburg 
P.O. Box 369, Ogdensburg, NY 13669
315-393-2920 ext. 1415