Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
  • 30-Aug-2018 to 29-Oct-2018 (MST)
  • Camp Lakeside
  • Lincolnton, GA, USA
  • Part Time

Dental, Vision, Health, Life Insurance, 401K


POSITION SUMMARY:

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 of the Camp Lakeside Director, the Program Director administers the policies and programs of YMCA Camp Lakeside including Summer Camp, Outdoor Education, Special Events and Group Camping. The Program Director serves an integral role in the successful running of all camp programs. He/she shares responsibility for the over-all daily operation of summer camp including scheduling daily programs and staff, hiring and training staff, program accountability, working with user groups and planning their schedule, and all other programming to facilitate a successful summer program for campers and groups. He/she will also share responsibility for Outdoor Education and Group Camping as well as the marketing and promotion of those programs. He/She assists in designing and delivering program activities that are safe, fun and appropriate to the campers' age and abilities.

OUR CULTURE: 

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.  We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for over-all daily operation of summer camp including hiring & training of summer staff (with the assistance of the Camp Executive Director), scheduling camp programs and user groups, and responsible for the implementation of residential and day camp programming.
  • Assists with marketing of all camp programs.
  • Assists with the hiring process of Outdoor Education staff, seasonal and part-time and summer camp counselors.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of special events and other specialty camps through the year.
  • Assists Camp Director with group scheduling, staffing, programming, equipment preparation, program budget accountability.
  • Assists as needed with facility cleanliness and preparedness.
  • Serves participants and guests through Rental/Weekend Groups, Outdoor Education, and Team Building programs.
  • Attends Camp Advisory Board Meetings and other Association functions
  • Assists with Annual Support Campaign to reach designated goal which allows more campers to experience camp.
  • Assists in year-round Waterfront Operation
  • Assists in daily cleaning and maintenance of buildings and property, such as cleaning before and after visiting groups and making simple repairs.
  • Encouraged to reside on-site after construction of living quarters has been completed
  • Other Duties to be assigned

 LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:

  • Collaboration
  • Inclusion
  • Communication & Influence

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Commitment to the YMCA Mission and its Core Values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited College/University required; preferably in Recreation or a related field.
  • Three to five years of related professional experience.
  • This role requires experience with (and/or the ability to learn) Low Ropes Course facilitation, team building, food services, scheduling programs, hiring and training staff.
  • Able to relate and work with diverse groups of people in a friendly and consistent manner.

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:                 

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Bending, stooping, lift up to 50lbs, verbal communication, hearing, seeing, 40% keyboard input, some sitting.
  • Office/desk, outside environment, aquatic environment, and off-site locations.
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