Seasonal Day Camp Director

Manatee County YMCA - Bradenton Branch
Job Description
The Summer Day Camp Director will be responsible for the administration of the branch day camp programs. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Assisting in the interview process for hiring camp counselors.
  • Assisting in the on-boarding and orientation of the camp new hires.
  • Creating and building the best camp program.
  • Responsible for program growth, program retention and overall program satisfaction.
  • Actively participate in the preparation and delivery of the training curriculum for all staff and volunteers. Track completion of online training and certifications by counselors to ensure completion before the start of camp.
  • Assemble weekly rosters for all camps (regular and specialty) for morning sign in. Ensure payment for the week has been paid before participation.
  • Complete and have ready the Friday before, the weekly work schedule for counselors for proper coverage and hour limitations are complied with.
  • Plan weekly activities. Coordinate as needed with other directors (aquatics; fitness) on use and scheduling in their departments.
  • Field Trips: Assist with the planning and implementation of the trips (facility payment; Y bus)
  • Must keep accurate attendance sheet; keep all paperwork on campers; always know how many campers you have.
  • Monitor your camp counselors, making sure they are following their training and Y policies and procedures.
  • Understand employment laws of minors that may be working as support staff.
  • Ensure counselors are properly completing their payroll time sheets.
  • Assist with season end staff evaluations.
  • Will provide exception customer service to parents and guardians and ensure all staff do to.
  • Must be 21 years of age with a minimum of two years related experience.
  • Must have an education background suited to the requirements of the position.
  • Have strong organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills and computer skills.
  • Must have the ability to process confidential information through a firm understanding of the branch chain of command.
  • Exercise self-motivation and reliability to ensure proper follow-up to the Branch Executive Director and/or the Program Lead on program matters.
  • Must be able to delegate appropriate responsibilities to assisting staff in order to accomplish necessary tasks.
  • Must be professional in appearance, following the dress code and wearing staff ID or name badge.
  • Must be dependable and reliable.
Must be able to pass level II (fingerprint) and drug screening.
Must complete CPR/AED-Pro & First Aid certification, required Redwoods online training & required camp training prior to the first day of camp.

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