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YMCA of Middle Tennessee

Day Camp Program Operations Director

YMCA of Middle Tennessee

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Job Summary

Consistent with the Christian mission and Vision of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee, and in cooperation with other YMCA staff, under the direction of the Day Camp Director, the Day Camp Director of Operations is responsible for assisting in the oversight of Traditional Day Camp Programs with primary supervision of specific programs such as: Theme and Specialty Camps, maintaining relationships with outside partnerships and medical camps, and the overall logistics of Day Camp. The Day Camp Director of Operations plays a vital role in program direction and implementation while maintaining the safety of the campers and staff, and ensuring the Day camp’s daily program is run efficiently through detailed supervision and objective business decision making.

Job Responsibilities

  • Model the YMCA core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility
  • Interact effectively with the camp staff and guests to uphold “Campers and Guests First Philosophy”
  • Model and put into practice behavior that supports inclusion and diversity
  • Guide and direct campers and staff in a variety of camp programs and activities including but not limited to: Culinary Camp, Lego Camp, Nature Explorers, Pirate Camp, and more
  • Ensure camp programs are delivered to all guests in a safe, fun, magical and efficient environment; know, understand, train and execute all camp policies and emergency procedures associated with the camp
  • Create, implement and grow summer and extended season programs including but not limited to family, teen and parent/child programs producing new revenue streams
  • Ensure that all program area schedules are completed satisfactorily in a timely manner and coordinated with all other departments
  • Coordinate all program area schedules, room set ups, meal times, and logistics in a timely manner and coordinated with all other departments
  • Manage the administration of special events, promotion, rainy day programs, overnights, extended care and any other special needs as they arise
  • Creates, assigns and maintains mainframes, staff activity leadership coverage, and camper group assignments
  • Develop and execute staff trainings and sessions for summer and seasonal staff including lifeguards and camper services
  • Maintain correspondence home to the parents of campers
  • Assist Day Camp Director to recruit, hire, train, develop, schedule and supervise staff
  • Support seasonal leadership with implementation of pulse checks throughout summer
  • Work with the Day Camp Director to construct and manage measurable fiscal responsibilities
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with other staff

Qualifications

Passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to the mission and cause of the YMCA
Superior supervisory skills and an enthusiastic personality with the ability to inspire and motivate staff, volunteers, members and participants to create a culture of service
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community

  • Must present a professional image and possess conflict resolution skills, and demonstrate sound judgment, initiative, versatility, and independent thinking
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other software programs; the ability to use most office equipment is required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • 2-3 summers of camp leadership experience preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Certifications Required:

  • Before start of 1st shift: New Hire Orientation training
  • Before start of 1st shift: Basic Life Support, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen

Additional Information

Benefits

  • Benefits package including generous paid time off
  • Participation in Y Retirement plan and 403 (b) savings account upon eligibility
  • Free membership at all 14 wellness center locations
  • Discounts on youth programs, summer camps and sports instruction

 

How to Apply

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Details

  • Date Posted: January 10, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: $40,000 - $48,950 Annually (Depending on Experience)