Resident Camp Director


South Shore YMCA
Year Round
Job Overview

The South Shore YMCA is now hiring a Director for Camp Hayward, overnight camp for girls, located in Sandwich, MA! Bring Your Passion to Our Mission!

 

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The Camp Director is responsible for planning, directing and supervising all camp programs, staff and campers.

 

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 make a difference. 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.

 

 

CORE EXPECTATIONS:

 

  1. PROGRAM MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT

Directs and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.

 

  1. STAFF ENGAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT

Recruits, hires, trains, manages, develops, coaches, schedules, and directs staff and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff. Ensures records of required staff certifications are current and complete. Plans and leads resource and staff training. Manages the Leadership Development program.

 

  1. PARTICIPANT ENGAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT

Builds relationships with and among participants and their families, responds to inquiries and solves problems. Creates a safe and supportive community environment, assists in recruiting and engaging new participants, and connects participants to the YMCA’s cause. Markets program through social media channels. Manages all camper and parent related issues.

 

  1. BUDGET & FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Assists in the development and management of department budgets as approved in a fiscally responsible manner including controlling and recording petty cash transactions.

 

  1. FACILITY MANAGEMENT

Works with appropriate branch staff to provide program facilities for members that are clean, safe, adequately equipped, well maintained, and attractive.

 

  1. VOLUNTEER DEVELOPMENT

Builds and develops volunteer capacity, sharing the social responsibility.

 

  1. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & SUPPORT

Assists in YMCA fund raising activities/events, and engages in collaborative relationships with community organizations in order to strengthen support and build community.

 

YMCA COMPETENCIES – TEAM LEADER

 

Mission and Community Oriented – Models and teaches YMCA values, inclusion activities, strategies and initiatives; ensures high-level service. Provide volunteers with orientation, training, development and recognition.

People Oriented – Effectively communicate with audiences of all levels; listen for understanding when dealing with conflict; provide staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Results Oriented – Provides guidance for launching programs and framework for making decisions. Develops plans and manages best practices through team engagement and holds staff accountable for high quality results. Effectively manages budgets and cultivates relationships to support fundraising.

Personal Development – Effectively addresses sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Facilitate change and models adaptability and awareness of its impact.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

 

  • A minimum of 3 years administrative & supervisory experience in an organized camp setting

 

  • Bachelor degree or appropriate professional certification

 

 

    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel

 

  • CPR & First Aid certifications

 

  • Able to develop positive, effective working relationships with staff, camper families, alumni and volunteers.
  • Able to effectively lead groups, facilitate discussion and guide staff development
  • Able to handle multiple projects and work in a face-paced environment
  • Must live on camp property during summer season (housing provided)

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

Must have the ability to restrain and physically support children when needed for safety in general camp activities (child weighing 50-200 pounds).

Able to walk on mile in under 14 minutes without assistance

Able to life 14” X 18” X 36” trunk weighing 40 pounds to a height of 48”

Able to climb stairs, bend, stoop, kneel, twist, reach with hands, sit, stand for an extended period of time, walk, life and/or move up to 40 pounds have finger dexterity, grasp, perform repetitive motions, talk, hear and have visual acuity.

Must be able to work outside and be in a natural environment that requires sitting on the ground and being outside in the rain.