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 Adventure Camp Site Director 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. The position is responsible for day-to-day management of assigned day camp programs to include curriculum development and empowering staff to provide a safe, engaging camp program for the duration of summer. 


Works with the Association Day Camp Director to develop camp summer schedule, weekly schedules, activities, and records for all areas of camp program and facilities.
Delivers meaningful training and onboarding to ensure new camp staff are prepared and set up for success.
Supervises, develops, and evaluates seasonal camp staff. Give appropriate feedback to improve skill sets and capabilities.
Ensures lesson plans are prepared and implemented to meet camp outcomes and the abilities of the campers.
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. 
Prepares and disseminates the ongoing family newsletter, advising participants on schedules, announcements, and general program expectations.
Develops and oversees the implementation of weekly theme activities which utilize and engage camp staff and campers.
Prepares and supports the delivery of progressive program activities to camp counselor.
Coordinates all camp programs and activities with other staff.  
Evaluates the quality of the program after each session, focusing on staff performance and the development of the campers’ abilities, skills, and enjoyment of all program activities.
Implements, plans and coordinates camper recognition program and develops additional recognition programs as needed.
Provides opportunities for youth to lead, problem-solve, and make decisions and choices within the program and provides daily opportunities for youth to reflect on and respond to their experiences.
Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff training.
Communicates issues and problems as they arise to the Association Day Camp Director.
Problem solves with support staff to resolve all issues and concerns in a timely matter.
Models relationship-building skills in all interactions; develops and maintains collaborative relationships with staff, youth parents, and other community stakeholders.
Assists in the management and care of the physical facilities and all program equipment.
Provides camp leadership with an inventory list for program supplies needed for the curriculum that fall within budget limits prior to and during summer.
Attains weekly inventory checks on all program equipment, ensuring all equipment is fit for use and prepared for the following session. Advises supervisor of any equipment/supplies that need to be replaced or purchased. 
Oversees and ensures the safety of all program participants through minor decision making regarding routine problems and follows all policies, procedures, and standards as established by the law or the Y (e.g., safety or emergency procedures,

Job Details

Open Date: 02-21-2022
Close Date: 03-31-2023
Pay Rate: 19.20-22.80
Job Status: Full Time
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