Day Camp Lead/Trip and Travel- Seasonal
YMCA of Greater Seattle - Bothell, WA

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Job Description:
YMCA OF GREATER SEATTLE
You long for impact and purpose. We offer it daily. At
our 12 branches, two overnight camps and more than 200
program sites, YMCA employees serve the people of King
and south Snohomish Counties with programs and services
tailored to fit the needs of those we reach. Three
overarching goals drive our work: youth development,
healthy lifestyles and social responsibility. We have an
immediate job opening for a qualified candidate whose
values align with our organization: Respect,
Responsibility, Honesty, and Caring.
GENERAL FUNCTION: Provides direct supervision to a group
of youth in a seasonal day camp/overnight.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
1. 21 years of age or older.
2. Current state approved first aid certification.
  • 3. Current state approved CPR certification.
  • 4. Current TB test by the Mantoux method.
  • 5. Current HIV/AIDS training certification.
  • 6. YMCA Child Abuse Prevention training certification.
  • 7. Current YMCA Van Driver’s certification.
  • 8. Minimum 21 years old w/at least 3 years driving
experience
9. Current Driver’s License and a driving record which
meets or exceeds YMCA standards - Maximum one minor
violation - No speeding violation of more than 20mph
over the limit
10. High school graduate or equivalent, and two or more
years of college in a related area preferred.
11. Previous experience working with youth in an
organized setting, preferably in a day camp.
12. Demonstrate an understanding of the needs of youth
and the ability to evaluate their needs individually.
13. Possess outdoor living and adventure skills.
14. Oversee and implement a variety of program
activities.
15. Ability to participate in activities that involve
rigorous physical activity in an outdoor setting,
including but not limited to hiking, camping, horseback
riding, etc.
16. 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.
  • Within 14 days of assuming camp duties
PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES
1. Supervises a group of youth.
2. Cooperates with branch staff and ensures high quality
programming in compliance with ACA requirements
3. Responsible for encouraging positive relationships
with many individuals such as branch staff, children,
families, volunteers and vendors.
4. Drives a van transporting children safely.
5. Plans and implements program activities that are
culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate
involving travel to varied locations and overnight
trips.
6. Plans and leads activities utilizing youth, family
and staff input.
7. Coordinates schedule with vendors.
8. Flexibility, patience, role modeling ability, and
organizational skills are imperative.
9. Maintains safety and cleanliness standards.
0. Maintains equipment in sound and safe order.
11. Attends staff meetings and trainings.
12. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including
those related to medical and disciplinary situations,
child abuse prevention and emergencies.
COMMENTS:The usual camp work week is approximately 45
hours, including training, staff meetings, and
maintenance of the camp site and equipment. Employees
are also required to attend camp “overnights”.

Core Competencies essential to success include:
  • Supporting our Mission, Vision and Direction of the
YMCA
  • Building Community
  • Providing a Quality Experience for Members,
Participants, Internal Customers and Others
  • Working Productively
  • Using Effective Personal Behaviors/Communicates
Effectively
  • Ability to embrace our core values: Caring, Honesty,
Respect, and Responsibility
Come join the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a
continuous learning environment and career
opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent
benefit package includes free YMCA membership, health,
dental, life and disability insurance; tuition
assistance; 12% retirement fund contribution, when
eligible.

APPLICATION DETAILS:
  • Apply online or mail to 909 Fourth Avenue, Seattle, WA
98104-1194, Attention: Human Resources Department.
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity
employer committed to
workplace diversity.

Job Requirements:
Monday-Friday hours vary
Seasonal Job ends 8/31/2012

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