CAMP DIRECTOR – SPECIALTY CAMP
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Camp Name: Mukilteo Specialty Camp

Camp Location: Mukilteo, WA

Camp Description: In addition to our sports, skateboarding, and horse camps, we also offer a variety of skill-building specialty programs! We’ve teamed up with some exciting organizations to bring you a wide range of hands-on opportunities. This will be your summer to learn new skills and discover hidden talents.

Sponsoring YMCA: Mukilteo Family Branch YMCA

YMCA Location: Mukilteo, WA

Job Description and Required Certifications: Hours Seasonal: June 10-August 29 Mon-Fri, 40 hrs/week 8:00am – 5:00pm Primary Duties Are you ready for an exciting summer utilizing your leadership and people skills? A YMCA Camp Director plays a key role in the success of YMCA summer programs. Camp Directors are invaluable staff members who plan activities, direct other staff and spend their entire day with a group of campers. They are role models who assist and motivate campers and staff whether they are trying to learn a new skill or they have a concern about an issue or idea. Camp Director will provide direction for the program and staff, and implement program curriculum in camp program to meet the intended camper outcomes, and provide a quality experience to children and parents that focus on the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring. Throughout the day YMCA camp directors monitor, participate, and lead activities with small and large groups (10-45 participants). As a YMCA Camp Director you will strive to make each of your campers’ summer the most memorable yet! YMCA Camp Directors must be fun loving, patient and genuinely concerned for the welfare and development of young people. • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior • Implement curriculum within the established guidelines that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate, and consistent with YMCA core values • Design and implement daily lesson/activity plans • Actively supervise the children, program, and all activities to create an environment that is both emotionally and physically safe • Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child • Conduct parent conferences, maintain communication with parents, and engage parents as volunteers • Maintain program site and equipment • Maintain required program records • Attend and participate in program activities, staff meetings, and staff training • Completion of YMCA specific training/certification as directed Qualifications • Minimum 21 years of age (if licensed program) • Meet educational and experience qualifications established by DEL (if licensed program) – • First Aid, CPRPRO, AED certifications and Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire • 2 years of experience working with school-age children (5-14 years old) • Previous experience working with children in a camp setting preferred • Ability to plan, organize, and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities • Work and relate effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions Physical Demands: Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings. Must be able to swim, hike, and stand for periods of time. Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity. Team Leader Core Competencies Mission Advancement: • Models and teaches the Y’s values • Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to improving lives • Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition • Cultivates relationships to support fundraising Collaboration: • Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives • Builds relationships to create small communities • Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict • Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience • Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support Operational Effectiveness: • Provides others with frameworks for making decisions • Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities • Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team • Effectively creates and manages budgets • Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress Personal Growth: • Shares new insights • Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change • Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology

Salary Information: $11.62 to $ 14.52 /hr DOE

Room and Board Provided: No


How to Apply: Submit Cover Letter, Application, and Resume with three professional references to: Ka’ohe Wong Senior Program Director kwong@ymca-snoco.org with “Camp Director – Specialty Camp” in the subject line No phone calls

Apply By Email: KWong@ymca-snoco.org

Apply By Phone:

Contact: Ka'ohe T Wong

14033 Fryelands Boulevard
Monroe, WA 98272-

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