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Program Supervisor, Teen Summer Day Camps

Company: YMCA of Greater Seattle
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:


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.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines.

Job Summary

Day Camp Program Supervisors will serve on an engaging and dynamic team, playing a key role in ensuring planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities and lesson plans are provided to the participants. You will oversee the planning and implementation of a safe and quality day camp program providing day-to-day support and overall management of the program site. You will supervise and evaluate the staff and volunteers, including training, maintaining required staff/child ratios and conducting regular staff meetings. You will be an important part of helping to maintain professional relationships with families, facility/school personnel, and the community. Recreational activities with campers, include but are not limited to, arts and crafts, sports, social recreation, songs, nature hikes, archery, and other games and enrichment activities.

Day Camp season runs June 21 - August 27 (start dates vary by location) with trainings for some positions beginning in early May/June. Shifts range from 6:45am - 6:15pm. Day camp program sites are located throughout the community surrounding our branches at local schools and parks.

Continue your career while you help kids have the best summer ever! When you join our team of summer staff, you're signing on for a summer of adventure with energetic coworkers, and plenty of perks like a free Y membership and paid training for certifications like First Aid and CPR.

Seeking ongoing work after the summer? Our seasonal jobs are a great way to begin your career with the Y, with many staff continuing into our year-round job opportunities.


Ensures planning and implementation of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate activities within the curriculum in accordance with the Youth Development goals of the YMCA. Is responsible for the quality and completion of all program plans, including lesson, behavior and event plans. Provides guidance, leadership and direction to Camp Counselors. May hire, train and supervise Camp Counselors/volunteers. May assist in conducting staff meetings and organizing trainings. Professionally engages with parents/guardians to provide pertinent program information and share about their camper's experience. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures. Maintains required records according to YMCA standards, including attendance records, registration information, accident reports and discipline records. May provide direct supervision to a group of children. May coordinate camper transportation and drive as necessary. May fulfill role of camp health manager (or alternate) by ensuring that site/program meets ACA and program safety and health standards, and by overseeing responses to medical and emergency situations. Ensures that site supplies are maintained and purchased as necessary. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required. May recruits new enrollments. Other duties as assigned.


21 years of age or older High school graduate or equivalent. Associate's degree or Bachelor's preferred. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered. Three years or more of experience working with children; camps, child care, tutoring, nanny, etc. preferred experience in a camp or school age setting Experience planning and implementing group activities One year or more of supervisory experience. Ability to model and demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honest 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. Immunization records Current TB test by the Mantoux method. *

  • Within 14 days of assuming camp duties

If position requires driving:

  • Current Driver's License with a minimum 3 years safe driving experience and a driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards
  • Maximum one minor violation
  • No speeding violation of more than 20 mph over the limit

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.

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

"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 or the HR department at 206.382.5082."


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


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

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Keywords: YMCA of Greater Seattle, Seattle , Program Supervisor, Teen Summer Day Camps, Other , Seattle, Washington

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