Resident Camp and Jr High Program Director

Join an exciting new team at the Sheridan County YMCA and help us create life changing memories for hundreds of youth.

Sponsoring YMCA

Sheridan County YMCA


Sheridan, WY 82801-3827

Camp Information

YMCA of the Bighorns Camp Roberts
7845 US Hwy 16 West
Buffalo, WY 82834

Camp Description

The Sheridan County YMCA Camp Roberts is 45 minutes from the main Y building. Camp Roberts has several bunk houses, a lodge for food and meeting and a large bath house, along with several outdoor meeting spots and a pond with a river.

Job Description

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 guidance and supervision of the Executive Director and Associate Executive Director, the Resident Camp & Junior High Program Director is responsible for the organization, delivery and quality of YMCA program(s) to the membership, program participants and community. In addition, the Program Director is responsible for administrative tasks as they relate to program and membership, budgeting, committee involvement, staff supervision and mentoring, collaborative community efforts, facilities and equipment, campaign involvement, grants, sponsorships and planning.


1. At least 21 years of age.

2. Alarm/Emergency Procedures training within 30 days of hire and annually thereafter.

3. CPR, First Aid, Child Abuse Prevention within 30 days of hire.

4. New Employee Orientation, Listen 1st, or other alternative trainings within 30 days of hire date.

5. Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or have experience in related field.

6. Basic computer and mathematical skills for program development, management and appraisal.

7. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Ability to solve practical problems and work through situations of varying gravity

Essential Functions

The Resident Camp & Junior High Program Director is expected to fulfill the following functions:

1. Resident camp.

2. Junior high programming.

3. Winter camps.

4. Large bus oversight: maintenance, scheduling, drivers, cleaning. Transportation coordination.

5. Fundraising/Grant research specific to Resident Camp.

6. CDL License w/air brakes or ability to acquire.

7. Lifeguard certification or ability to acquire.

8. Oversee pickleball.

In addition to the essential duties and responsibilities, all Program Directors will:

  • Recruit, train, supervise, mentor and conduct performance reviews of non-exempt and part-time program staff.
  • Assist in the communication, distribution and scholarshipping of program information and analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of program delivery and results.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  • Develop and monitor program budgets to meet fiscal objectives.
  • Assist in fund-raising activities, special events and participate in the annual campaign.
  • Pursue/participate in ongoing program and management training and attend weekly staff meetings.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

Advancing our Mission & Cause

Change Leadership: Facilitates, co-creates, and implements equitable change for the good of the organization and/or community.

Engaging Community: Builds bridges with others in the community to ensure the Y’s work is community-focused and welcoming of all, providing community benefit.

Philanthropy: Secures resources and support to advance the Y’s work.

Volunteerism: engages volunteers and promotes social responsibility at all levels of the organization.

Building Relationships

Collaboration: Creates sustainable relationships within the Y and with other organizations in service to the community.

Communication & Influence: Listens and expresses self effectively and in a way that engages, inspires, and builds commitment to the Y’s cause.

Inclusion: Values all people for their unique talents, and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and global work, as well as cultural competence.

Leading Operations

Critical Thinking & Decision Making: Makes informed decisions based on logic, data, and sound judgment.

Fiscal Management: Manages the Y’s resources responsibly and sustains the Y’s nonprofit business model.

Functional Expertise: Executes superior technical skills for the role

Innovation: Creates and implements new and relevant approaches and activities that improve and expand the Y’s work and impact in the community.

Program/Project Management: Ensures program or project goals are met and intended impact occurs.

Developing & Inspiring People

Developing Self & Others: Develops self and supports others (e.g., staff, volunteers, members, program participants), both formally and informally, to achieve their highest potential.

Emotional Maturity: Demonstrates ability to understand and manage emotions effectively in all situations.

Required Certifications

Willingness to pursue a commercial drivers license is preferred.


$38,000.00 - $45,000.00

Room and board provided


How to Apply

Apply by Email

Apply by Mail to:

Jennifer Fenton
417 N Jefferson St
Sheridan, WY 82801-3827

Resumes Accepted Until

Sept. 6, 2019

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