Organization: YMCA of Northern Utah
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Leadership Specialist at the YMCA of Northern Utah maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals, promotes the potential of all youth, and provides a quality experience to both youth and their families. This is a seasonal position.


 Supervises a group of children and program activities relating to the leadership programs – The Rising Stars, LIT’s and CIT’s.
Provide camp leadership with an inventory list for program supplies needed for the curriculum that fall within budget limits prior to summer
Weekly inventory checks on all leadership program equipment, ensuring all equipment is fit for use.
Advise Camp leadership on any survival skills equipment/supplies that are required.
Follows all policies, procedures, and standards as established by the law or the Y (e.g., safety or emergency procedures, behavior guidance strategies, child abuse prevention policies); makes ADA
accommodations where appropriate; maintains the program site, equipment, and required program records.
Nurtures youth through purposeful programming; plans activities that are intended to achieve program goals and outcomes, are culturally relevant, are developmentally appropriate, and are consistent with
the Y’s values.

*This is not an exhaustive list of job duties. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned.



High school diploma or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
Meets minimum age standards as established by state law and/or the Y.
CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications required.
Previous experience working with teens in a camp setting preferred.
Previous experience in one or more of the following areas preferred: backpacking, camping, hiking, youth development, sports, volunteering.
Previous experience working with diverse populations.
Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.
Commitment to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).



50% off Childcare programming
Employee & Employer Retirement Contribution Options
Professional Development Assistance
Health Benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision
Paid Vacation
12% Funded Employer Retirement Plan (Once Eligible) 



Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.  We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.


This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position.

Job Details

Open Date: 12-14-2022
Close Date: 02-03-2023
Job Status: Full Time
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