Day Camp Director/ Day Camp/ Jefferson County Ymca/ Part Time

Ymca Of Greater St Louis Festus , MO 63028

Posted 2 months ago

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening

community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Under the general guidance and

direction of the Program Director the Day Camp Director, will provide support in planning, directing and

supervising camp activities and staff for the YMCA Day Camp program. Ensuring developmentally appropriate

practices and attention to the safety and individual needs of each camper while modeling, practicing and

carrying out the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

OUR CULTURE:

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of

strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all.

We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your

individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are

nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else,

we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1.Plan, direct, supervise, and lead Camp Staff, their counseling groups and overall camp program.

2.Ensure the individual needs of the children are met for proper coordination of the program within the

program sites.

3.Utilize solid judgment and discretionary skills as well as make independent decisions that will affect the

Gateway Region YMCA and its departments.

4.Maintain positive relationships with many diverse people, including staff, volunteers and program site

administration and demonstrate strong public relations.

5.Ensure YMCA policies and guidelines are followed at all times.

6.Maintain an environment that ensures children's safety and well-being.

7.Plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities.

8.All other duties as assigned.

The YMCA Welcomes a Diverse Workforce

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

QUALIFICATIONS:

? High School Diploma or GED

? 21 Years of age

? Possess at least 3 years' experience working with children and a minimum of 2 years working or

attending camp program

? Must have strong communication, organization and detail skills

? Must have the ability to relate to children, parents, branch staff members and volunteers

? Must pass CPR/First Aid Certification and YMCA required training

? Must follow directions, have strong leadership skills, be self-motivated and possess knowledge of group

work principals and processes

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

? Physical Mobility: walking, climbing, stairs, standing, kneeling, bending, leaning, stooping and sitting for

extended periods of time.

? Physical Dexterity: ability to use telephone, computer, electronic equipment, exercise equipment, office

equipment (fax, copier, stapler, etc.), tools and machinery as needed.

? Lifting: ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

? Sensory Requirements:
ability to hear, listen, speak, smell, touch, taste, see and distinguish colors.

? Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate.

? Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an

emergency.


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