PROGRAMME COORDINATOR – Camp
PRIOR CAMP & CHILDCARE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED; SOME SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE PREFERRED. Must be an excellent role model that is passionate about positive youth development, dependable and of strong work ethic.
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Programme Director, the Programme Coordinator will be responsible for managing the day-to-day administration and general operations of the YMCA’s Day Camp programme, offered during summer and holiday breaks. This position is responsible for creating memories that will last a lifetime by providing a safe, FUN and values-driven camp experience for all! The Programme Coordinator will plan and develop the day camp curriculum, coordinate unique camp experiences and events, supervise, train, and develop 25+ part-time staff and volunteers, foster strong community partnerships, while ensuring that YMCA programme standards are met and safety protocols are followed. In addition, the Programme Coordinator will support the upkeep and organisation of proper records and files, equipment, supplies and inventories.
Qualifications: Associate degree in Recreation, Outdoor Education or related field, or 5 years of experience in a camp or childcare setting, YMCA experience preferred. Must be a positive role model, with a track record of modeling the YMCA core values and building authentic, constructive relationships with others. Strong communication and interpersonal skills required. Supervisory experience preferred. CPR & First Aid certified. Should be able to lift and carry 25 lbs. Required to stand and be outdoors for extended periods of time. Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required.
Work Schedule & Compensation: 40+ hours per week, evenings and occasional weekends required based on programme needs, starting salary: CI $32,300 – $36,500 per annum (based on education and experience) plus full-time benefits.