Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
  • 07-Jul-2017 to 01-Sep-2017 (MST)
  • Wilson
  • NA, ASM
  • Seasonal

POSITION SUMMARY:

Supervises the daily operation of the camp program at assigned site. This position works towards providing a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith.

Supervision Exercised: 60+ part time staff employees during peak season

Typical Physical Demands:

Requires full range of body motion, including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Occasionally requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours.

Typical Working Conditions:

Position is in wellness environment and outdoors. May require automobile travel to branches, training, seminars or workshops. Bending, stooping, lifting up to 50 lbs., verbal communication, hearing, seeing, 40% keyboard input, some sitting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervises daily scheduling of camp staff, to include placement of substitutes for scheduled time off, absences and making any clock-in changes in the time keeping system.
  • Ensures staff/child ratio is within limits at all times.
  • Monitors staff/child ratio throughout program time which may require sending staff home as children number decrease.
  • Actively engages children during all aspects of program to include comprehensive curriculum.
  •  Site Supervisor may need to lead a small group of children, 15 or less.
  • Positively ID unfamiliar individuals picking up a child.
  • Introduce yourself to parents and learn their names being sure to address them by name when greeting during drop off or pick up times.
  • Actively engages and/or leads 30 minutes of vigorous activity with children each day
  • Creates and implements curriculum and lesson plans.
  • Engages in and supervises special activities.
  • Immediately advises Program Director of any child/parent/ staff problems and documents as required.
  • Completes all required paperwork accurately and on time, and turns into the Program Director.
  • Issues medication as prescribed to the camper.
  • Distributes food and maintains required paper work for the Summer Food Program.
  • Records attendance and maintains parent sign-in/out sheets.
  • Holds children and parents accountable to the rules of the Summer Camp Program.
  • Documents and maintains all accident and incident reports.
  • Ensures site Facility is maintained and ensures cleanliness of area daily (ie: bathroom, activity area, storage closes, etc).
  • Attends camp staff meetings, training's, and any mandatory meetings for the Family Y.
  • Maintains certification in: CPR, First Aid, and Fire Safety before the start of the Summer Camp Program.
  • Consistently demonstrate positive communication and reinforce the values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y's values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred
  • Supervision experience preferred
  • Camp experience preferred
  • Previous experience working with children preferably in a day camp setting
  • Proficient at organizing, detail oriented, follow through focused
  • Exercise mature judgement and sound decision making
  • Able to build good rapport with children, parents, and camp staff
  • Creative, energetic, and self-motivated
  • Ability to lead and participate in 30+ minutes of activity
  • Reliable transportation
  • CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse Prevention training before the start of the Summer Camp Program.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community

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Diversity & Inclusion: The Y is made up of people of all ages and from every walk of life working side by side to strengthen communities. Together, we work to ensure everyone, regardless of gender, income, faith, sexual orientation or cultural background, has the opportunity to live life to its fullest. We share the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility - everything we do stems from it.

 

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