Summer and Family Programs Director

MakeCamp U-Nah-Li-Yayour home this summer! Nestled in Nicolet National Forest on Chute Pond, we offer a lifetime of friendship & memories.

Sponsoring YMCA

Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya YMCA Center


Suring, WI 54174-9331

Camp Information

12101 Y Camp Rd
Suring, WI 54174

Camp Description

YMCA Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya is a year-round recreational and educational center operated by the Greater Green Bay YMCA. Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya has been offering dynamic, safe, and mission-driven programs for children, teens, families, and groups since 1937. Located 65 miles north of Green Bay in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest on the shores of Chute Pond, Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya has 140 acres of woodlands, three bodies of water, excellent facilities, dedicated staff, and extensive program opportunities throughout each season of the year.

Job Description

Inspire youth and camp staff to embrace and explore nature while building core values, character, self-confidence and lasting relationships in a safe, positive environment. The Summer Camp and Family Program Director plans, organizes, and implements the summer camp program and family programs in alignment with Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya’s staff expectations, policies and procedures, child management and abuse prevention guidelines, goals, and mission.Responsible for day to day operation, parent communication, camper behavior management, scheduling and quality of activities, staff evaluation, and coordination of transportation. The Director is actively engaged with campers and staff and spends time both outdoors and working in the camp office.

YMCA Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya is a Resident Summer Camp and Outdoor Education Center owned and operated by the Greater Green Bay YMCA. It is part of a mission based Y organization focused on providing unique and valuable experiences to campers ages 7-17.

Now Hiring for June 2020!


  • Must be at least 21 years old according to ACA regulations.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required. At least 2 years related experience and 2 years supervisory experience is required (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
  • Requires critical thinking skills, as well as the ability to prioritize workloads to meet timelines and goals.
  • Excellent telephone, face to face, and written communication skills tailored to the appropriate audience are essential.
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets, word processing, and the ability to learn customized software packages quickly is required.
  • Knowledge of ACA safety standards required.
  • Lifeguarding certification including CPR, First Aid and AED required; training provided.
  • In addition to a Boaters License, must possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record as defined by the Greater Green Bay YMCA policy.


Every day is different. The work consists of very active, outdoor days during the summer season and mellow office days or remote work during the off season. Work in all types of weather including precipitation and extreme hot and cold temperatures. Requires the ability to move freely including but not limited to running, hiking, boating, biking, and swimming. The ability to lift and move equipment, and use camp tools is required. As a safety responder, the ability to crouch, stoop, kneel, move quickly, and/or lift at least 30 pounds will be necessary.

Essential Functions

  1. Maintain a positive camp culture based on the Four Core Values of the YMCA and the YMCA Mission.
  2. Ensure the physical and emotional safety of all campers and staff.
  3. Hire, onboard, train, develop, engage, and retain summer camp team members (counselors, office manager, assistant directors, and program staff).
  4. Assist in marketing efforts for summer camp and family programs (events, brochure design, website management, etc.) to meet registration goals.
  5. Develop and implement innovative, engaging, and efficient programs to provide a unique and competitive experience.
  6. Work with the Camping Services Executive and Camp Operations Director to monitor the camp budget and consistently meet financial goals.
  7. In the event of an emergency you will serve as a first responder (responding, reporting, and preventing.)
  8. Support staff, campers, and parents by building and maintaining authentic and positive relationships.
  9. Support fundraising initiatives.
  10. Plan, prepare, and assist the Camping Services Executive and Camp Operations Director in running various weekend family programs.
  11. Communicate with parents, and guests consistently and effectively. (pre-event emails, surveys, welcome packets, etc.)
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.



Room and board provided


How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

Feb. 28, 2020

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