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YMCA of Greater Seattle Leadership Development Institute Director - Camp Colman in Longbranch, Washington

Overview

Our Commitment to Equity

The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.

Job Summary

Coordinates and supervises overall operation of the Leadership Development Institute program at Camp Colman Resident Overnight Camp for teens. Duties include program design, planning, and implementation of 2 week leadership training program for teens entering 9-11 grade in the fall. Works as part of the Camp Colman Leadership Tem for summer camp and supports other areas of camp as needed and designated as well.

The screening process of this job will begin on January 20th, 2021.

Responsibilities

  1. Supervises a group of up to 16 teen leaders for 2-week long sessions. Ensures that all are accounted for and safe at all times.

  2. Plans, schedules, and facilitates program activities that are developmentally appropriate and which promote camper skill and character development.

  3. Maintains safety and cleanliness standards. Takes special note of individual camper/staff health needs or concerns on a daily basis. Shares cleaning duties with fellow staff.

  4. Ensures that activities and trainings are planned and organized.

  5. Communicates personal or camper/staff needs to supervisor in a timely manner.

  6. Maintains equipment in sound and safe order.

  7. Attends meeting and trainings.

  8. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, program and equipment inspection written documentation, and emergencies.

  9. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. 18 years of age or older.

  2. Current state approved first aid certification.

  3. Current state approved CPR certification.

  4. One or more years of college preferred. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.

  5. Current Wilderness First Responder strongly preferred. Documented knowledge of challenge courses and current safety standards and practices.

  6. Demonstrate working knowledge of belaying, rappelling, knots, and rescue techniques.

  7. Ability to participate in activities that involve rigorous physical activity in an outdoor setting.

  8. Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS IF THE POSITION REQUIRES DRIVING

  • Minimum 21 years old

  • Current Driver’s License with a minimum of 3 years safe driving experience and a driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards.

  • Maximum of one minor violation.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:

  • Thrive on working in a collaborative environment

  • Are very adaptable

  • Have high ownership and strong work ethic

  • Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet

  • Truly enjoy being of service to people

  • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together

  • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.

“YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran , or any other status protected by local, state , or federal law.

We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.

If you need assistance of any kind with the application process, reach out to recruiting@seattleymca.org or the HR department at 206.382.5082.”

MISSION STATEMENT:

Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.

OUR VALUES:

  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence

Job Locations US-WA-Longbranch

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (1/4/2021 8:06 PM)

ID 2020-10948

Type Seasonal

# of Openings 4

Location YMCA Camp Colman

Category Resident Camp

Address 20016 Bay Road KPS

Minimum compensation USD $52.00/Da.

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