Camp Executive Director

Exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated and cause driven professional for a fast growing Y located outside of Austin, TX

Sponsoring YMCA

YMCA of Greater Williamson County


Round Rock, TX 78664-0819

Camp Information

Twin Lakes
204 East Little Elm Trail
Cedar Park, TX 78613

Camp Description

65 Acre Day and Resident Camp serving over 600 children per day.

Job Description

The YMCA of Greater Williamson County is a $27 million Association focusing on mission-driven, not-for-profit services with a vision of Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility throughout Williamson & Burnet Counties. Our organization is home to the largest school-age childcare provider in Williamson County as well as health and fitness programs that improve the quality of life in over 45,000 members ranging from preschool through senior citizens. The Association currently encompasses 4 facility branches, a centralized Child Care Department, Full Facility (65 acre) Day and Resident Camp, a Metropolitan Services office, and over 125 program sites committed to meeting the needs of our diverse population. The YMCA of Greater Williamson County responds to community needs with effective community-based programs that enrich the quality of spirit, mind and body for all people throughout Williamson County.

Position Summary:

Oversee operation of YMCA Camp Twin Lakes, a 65-acre multi-use youth residence and day camp facility with an annual budget over $1.7 million. Our day camp serves an average of 600 children per day, Residence Camp over 100 campers and approximately a half million in offseason and group rentals. Duties include, but not limited to: Staff Supervision, budgeting, facilities development, volunteer management and fundraising.

The successful candidate will fulfill this role under the capable leadership of the VP of Operations (West) with the goal of transitioning to a new facility membership branch in our Association.

The Camp Executive Director will represent and promote the YMCA as a leader in our community and must be able to maintain positive, collaborative relationships with local organizations, businesses and government entities.

What we are looking for:

The YMCA of Greater Williamson County has a strong, committed group of volunteers that are active in the management of the branch. Success of this position will require a cultural “fit” as well as the ability to effectively lead staff and volunteers.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Multi-Team or Branch Leader)

Mission Advancement: Reinforces the Y’s values within the organization and the community. Effectively communicates the benefits and impact of the Y’s efforts for all stakeholders. Implements effective systems to develop volunteers at program, fundraising, and policy leadership levels. Secures resources and support for all philanthropic endeavors.

Collaboration: Develops strategies to ensure staff and volunteers reflect the community. Builds and nurtures strategic relationships to enhance support for the Y. Serves as a community leader, building collaborations based on trust and credibility to advance the Y’s cause, mission, and goals. Communicates for influence to attain buy-in and support of goals. Provides tools and resources for the development of others.

Operational Effectiveness:Integrates multiple thinking processes to make decisions. Involves members and community in the development of programs and activities. Ensures execution of plans. Institutes sound accounting procedures, investment policies, and financial controls. Assigns clear accountability and ensures continuous improvement.

Personal Growth: Fosters a learning environment embracing diverse abilities and approaches. Creates a sense of urgency and positive tension to support change. Anticipates challenges that can sidetrack or derail growth and personal learning. 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.


· Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, or business or equivalent education and experience. Additional years of related experience may replace the college degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.

· Five or more years of management and operations experience, preferably in a YMCA or other nonprofit agency

Essential Functions

· Proven ability to direct total operations through volunteer development, supervision of staff, development and monitoring of branch budget, marketing and public relations, and program development.

· Experience in fund-raising, including annual and capital campaigns, grant writing, planned giving, and the development of other creative revenue streams.

· Hands-on experience and willingness to work hands-on when and where needed.

· Experience in developing new programs and in reviewing and enhancing existing programs.

· Experience in management and development of volunteer involvement; proven ability to recruit top community leaders.

· Proven ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

· Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.

· Proven ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations.

· YMCA Multi-Team or Branch Leader certification preferred.

· CPR and first aid certifications may be required.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

Mission Advancement, Collaboration, Operational Effectiveness, Personal Growth, Philanthropy

Required Certifications

NHO and CPR within the first 30 days


$67,000.00 - $80,000.00

Other Compensation

The YMCA of Greater Williamson County offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision options, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Paid-time off for Vacation, Sick and Holiday, Tuition Assistance, Family membership to YMCAs in Greater Williamson County, program discounts and 12% company paid retirement after two years of service. Relocation assistance available.

Room and board provided


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Cameron Bahr
204 East Little Elm Trail
Cedar Park, TX 78613

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