Waterfront Director

Combine your love of water and leadership to organize and implement water activities to engage campers and staff.

Sponsoring YMCA

Greater Green Bay YMCA Inc.


Green Bay, WI 54301-5126

Camp Information

Camp Wabsani
1242 Bayshore Road
Brussels, WI 54204

Job Description

YMCA Camp Wabansi is a day camp owned and operated by the Greater Green Bay YMCA. It is part of a mission-based YMCA Organization focused on providing a unique and valuable summer camp experience to campers ages 7-17.

The Waterfront Director works with the leadership team to organize and implement a safe, comprehensive and fun boating, and recreational swimming program geared to the interests and abilities of campers. Waterfront refers to all boating and swimming programs at Camp. The Waterfront Director is responsible for ensuring the safety of all campers near and in the waterfront at all times. This positions works primarily outdoors and is actively engaged with campers and staff.


  • Boaters license
  • CPR/First Aid/ Lifeguard Certificate
  • High School Diploma
  • 21 Years of Age according to ACA regulations
  • Experience working with children
  • Leadership experience
  • 3 Years of related experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to think globally
  • Effective communication skills
  • Knowledge of ACA safety standards
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds without assistance; ability to move freely including but not limited to running, hiking, boating, biking, and swimming.
  • Ability to work in all types of weather including precipitation and extreme hot and cold temperatures.
  • A valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record as defined by Greater Green Bay YMCA policy is required.

Essential Functions

1.Attend and contribute to all staff trainings, meetings, and events.

2.Be dressed professionally and be prepared to make all parents, families, and campers feel comfortable with all questions answered on arrival and departure days.

3.Oversee all water activities to ensure safety policies, procedures, and ACA regulations are being abided by at all times.

4.Schedule and observe lifeguards.

5.Assist in training staff on Waterfront expectations.

6.Lead emergency drills, buddy checks, and oversee skills check offs and in-service trainings for staff.

7.Inspect all watercraft/waterfront equipment on a weekly basis

8.Assist in developing new waterfront programming.

9.Work with peers and leadership team to foster a positive and friendly camp culture for both campers and staff.

10.Assist with camp set up and clean-up before and after each group departs.

11.Assist with any/all other camp duties as assigned.

12.Assume responsibility for the safety of all campers. In the event of an emergency you will serve as a first responder (responding, reporting, and preventing).

This job description represents the major functions of the job but is not intended to be all-inclusive. The incumbent is also responsible for performing other duties as necessary for Association success.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

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

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

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

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

Advancing Our Mission and Cause: As a cause driven leader, you will support Camp U-Nah-Li-YA in its mission toimprove the world through improving peopleby living and teaching the Y’s core values of CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT, and RESPONSIBILITY. This mission and the core values will be a focus of all interactions and aspects of job performance. All staff will demonstrate the desire to serve others and fulfill Camp needs.

Required Certifications

  • Boaters license
  • CPR/First Aid/ Lifeguard Certificate
  • High School Diploma
  • A valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record as defined by Greater Green Bay YMCA policy is required.



Room and board provided


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