YMCA of San Diego County
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Overnight Camp Program Coordinator
at YMCA of San Diego County
The Overnight Camp Program Coordinator is responsible for the overall management and supervision of a specific camp in a manner that contributes to the growth and functioning of the campers and program. Implement staff training, scheduling, and supervision of daily program operations. Develop and evaluate classes and activities to maintain a dynamic and well-received program. Responsible for monitoring and supervising staff in unit, ensuring the safety of all children at camp, leading a group in activities daily, assisting in overall camp operations, participating in planning and implementing quality YMCA programming and serving as a positive role model to the campers.
What does an Overnight Camp Program Coordinator Do . . .
- Act as primary contact for parents, camp leadership, and camp staff.
- Assess camp activities and work with camp director for continued improvement
- Lead meetings, organize schedules, supervise staff, and conduct staff evaluations
- Ensure program areas in camp and off site have adequate supplies, and are in good safe operating condition.
- Create and administer evaluations of programs and events to track changes in attitudes and knowledge about program
- Play a key role in summer staff training, and demonstrate proficiency through practical teaching in educational classes and recreation activities such as archery, surfing, climbing, and other skills common to the camp setting.
- Supervise seasonal instructors to ensure quality instruction and program delivery occurs.
- Play a key role in conducting seasonal evaluations of program staff.
What we look for in an Overnight Camp Program Coordinator . . .
- Minimum 21 years of age
- Minimum 2 year’s experience in outdoor education or recreation, including experience in resident camp programming
- A degree or certification in child development, education, recreation, or a related field preferred
- Must have experience in curriculum development, staff supervision and program implementation
- Must have visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to respond swiftly in an emergency situation.
- Must have current driver's license with clear driving record.
- This position requires living on-site.
- CPR and First Aid certification required prior to working with participants and must be from one of the following certifying organization: American Red Cross, American Heart Association or American Safety & Health Institute.