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Temporary Program Director - Summer Day Camp

Company: YMCA of Greater Seattle
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:


We have a strong 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.

Hiring Range: $1259.62-1,346.15/week (pay dependent upon experience)

Tell me about this job!
We are looking for responsible leaders who have experience with camp and experiential education. In this role you will be responsible for managing the programming, staff, and logistics for two Outdoor Day Camp programs. The locations of the camps are in Preston, WA and Snoqualmie, WA. You are well versed in youth education, childcare, camps, enrichment programs across school and community settings, project management and project coordination. The Youth Development Program Director performs moderately complex administrative functions to ensure assigned department operations flow smoothly, systems and processes are clearly communicated to internal and external stakeholders and ensures projects are completed on schedule.

This is a Temporary, Seasonal Role, supporting our Summer Day Camp sites throughout the community from June 1 - August 31, 2023.

This role includes travel to and from our above site locations, with the opportunity to also work out of our Association office or local branches, when needed. -

What you'll get from working at The Y

  • Membership to the YMCA of Greater Seattle for you and your household
  • Free access to mental health resources
  • Discounts on qualifying YMCA of Greater Seattle childcare and day camp programs
  • This role is eligible for the YGS Mileage Reiumbursement policy

    What you'll be doing

    • Recruits, hires, trains, evaluates and supervises assigned staff and volunteers in assigned areas. Provides development and leadership.
    • Ensures that safety procedures are followed and that all programs are in compliance with YMCA standards, all relevant regulations and other applicable standards.
    • Ensures high quality programs through innovative program development evaluations and ongoing training of staff.
    • Assists in creating systems to track long and short-term plans including targets for milestones, track delegated tasks, produce reporting, and adhering to deadlines.
    • Support tracking contracts and grant reporting deliverables.
    • Acts as a liaison with familiesregarding program communication and camper information. -
    • Ensures upkeep of related facilities and equipment.

      Physical Demands
      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

      This job is predominantly outdoors. -

      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      What we need:

      • Two or more years of administrative experience, project management, project coordination or logistics support.
      • Two or more years of experience with staff and volunteer supervision, program development, budget management.
      • Experience and knowledge with youth behavior management and child abuse prevention.
      • Bachelor's degree in relevant program area or equivalent education/experience. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.
      • Intermediate computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office suite, and data base systems. -
      • Ability to visit sites and community organizations.

        Who we want:

        • Creative, compassionate, nurturing individuals, dedicated to promoting equality in the workplace.
        • A desire to learn about our diverse society, and respect for different languages, cultures, ethnicities, races, religions, beliefs, disabilities/differences, sexual orientations, gender identities, etc. (ability to speak/write/read other languages is a huge plus).
        • Thrive on working in a collaborative, communicative, adaptable, team-oriented environment
        • Accountable, problem-solving, action-taking individuals, dedicated to serving their community

          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.

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

            YMCA of Greater Seattle's Core Values

            • Respect
            • Responsibility
            • Honesty
            • Caring
            • Passion for Excellence

              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.

              All job offers are contingent on the results of a background check. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.

Keywords: YMCA of Greater Seattle, Seattle , Temporary Program Director - Summer Day Camp, Executive , Seattle, Washington

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