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YMCA of Greater Seattle Village Leader, Camp Colman in Longbranch, Washington

Overview

This position is a great opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team involved in providing inclusive, safe and caring environments, positive role models, creative activities and opportunities to serve the needs of others - all which are the essential building blocks for strong kids, strong families, and strong communities.

GENERAL FUNCTION

Provides direct supervision to overall support and supervision of a specific group of staff and campers in summer resident camp. Ensures the supervision and safety of campers at all times.

Responsibilities

  1. Supervises a group of staff and campers. Ensures that all staff are accounting for campers and safety at all times.

  2. Plans, schedules, and facilitates program activities that are developmentally appropriate and which promote camper skill and character development. Organizes, leads, and assists with facilitation of all-camp special events.

  3. Provides supervision and feedback to cabin counselor staff.

  4. Provides leadership and supervision to any developing teen leaders placed with the group.

  5. 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.

  6. Ensures that counselors are planning and organizing cabin activities as well as participating in daily scheduled activities.

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

  8. Conducts four verbal and two written evaluations of unit staff over course of summer.

  9. Maintains equipment in sound and safe order.

  10. Attends directors meeting and trainings.

  11. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.

  12. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. 20 years of age or older.

  2. Current state approved first aid certification.

  3. Current state approved CPR certification.

  4. High school graduate or equivalent.

  5. One or more years of college preferred.

  6. Previous camp experience preferred.

  7. Ability to participate in activities that involve rigorous physical activity in an outdoor setting, including, but not limited to hiking, boating, camping and swimming.

Competencies for success at the Y:

  • Values - Strengthens the Y's culture by demonstrating the values of the Y - honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility - in every aspect of work.

  • Inclusion - Models cultural competence and supports diversity, effectively working with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.

  • Develop Self and Others - Demonstrates teamwork and personal accountability, seeking and providing feedback, coaching, and resources for development.

  • Quality Results - Takes the initiative and holds self and others accountable to meet or exceed quantitative and qualitative goals relating to people (employees and members), philanthropy, finance and volunteerism.

  • Change Capacity - Facilitates change, seeks opportunities in the change process, models adaptability, and leads transition in support of the Y's mission.

  • Inspire Others - Promotes creativity, generates excitement, and rewards risk taking, while consistently demonstrating a high level of emotional maturity, maintaining a positive attitude and building strong relationships.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.

ID 2019-9077

Type Seasonal

# of Openings 4

Location YMCA Camp Colman

Category Resident Camp

Address 20016 Bay Road KPS

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