Job Description

Shift Type
Job Title
Day Camp Programs Coordinator-Seasonal
Education
Career Level
Category
Recreation
Date Needed By
Location
Estes Park Center - Estes Park, CO US (Primary)
Job Type
Seasonal
Travel
Job Description

Job Title:    Day Camp Programs Coordinator    
Status: Non-Exempt
Employee Classification:    Seasonal                                                                                                               Revision Date: 12/3/2020
Reports to: Day Camp Director
Leadership Level:  Team Leader

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Day Camp Director, the Day Camp Programs Coordinator will prepare, develop, and implement day camp programs for ages 5-18; working along-side K-3, 4-6 and Teen Directors. This person will assist in supervising specialty counselors and helping plan and implement specialty programs.

Required Position Dates: May 10, 2021-August 13, 2021

OUR MISSION AND CULTURE:  
We firmly believe in our mission of putting Christian principles into practice through programs, staff and facilities in an environment that builds healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We are committed to being welcoming to all people and to making a difference in the lives of our members, guests and staff. We count on our staff to provide extraordinary mission-based experiences for our guests and for each other

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
*     Prepare, develop and implement programs for all ages while working alongside other team leads and specialty counselors. (This may include but not limited to art/science projects, teaching camp songs, planning skits, etc.)
*     During Day Camp months of operation (June-August), responsible for assisting in closing and operating of after camp.
*     Responsible for maintaining a clean, organized and sanitary environment.
*     Assist in the success of all Youth Programs as needed.
*     Maintain a healthy, professional working relationship with all staff under supervision.
*     Assist in planning and implementing of Day Camp Staff Training.
*     Assist in planning, implementing and evaluation of Youth Programs for ages 5-18.
*     Help create and ensure that staff have and adhere to weekly program schedules.
*     All other duties as assigned, including working in other departments as required

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
*     Must be at least 21 years of age.
*     Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Education or Recreation related field or working towards related degree. Camp experience preferred.
*     Must have experience working with and implementing programs for children.
*     Must enjoy working with young children.
*     Must possess and maintain current First Aid and CPR Certification.
*     Must be fluent in speaking and writing English.
*     Must be able to walk up to 2 miles on uneven terrain.
*     Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds.
*     Must possess a valid, USA state issued driver’s license, an acceptable driving record, and comply with YMCA driving rules to be approved to operate YMCA vehicles.

GENERAL YMCA OF THE ROCKIES REQUIREMENTS: 
*     Uphold and reflect the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith in all functions
*     Uphold the YMCA of the Rockies Mission, policies, and programs.
*     Possess and demonstrate excellent customer service skills; for example, friendly, personable, helpful, patient, and professional.
*     Support the YMCA of the Rockies safety program. Promote safe work practices and a safe environment for guests, members, and staff.
*     Promote a cooperative, positive, and flexible atmosphere while working with others in a diverse community.
*     Must meet acceptable criminal background check standards.
*     All other duties as assigned.

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  
*     Able to work outdoors in all weather, hiking large distances over varied terrain.
*     Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and carry up one (1) flight of steps.
*     Short bursts of stooping, kneeling, bending, standing for long periods of time, etc.
*     Prolonged periods at a computer and on the phone.

WHAT WE OFFER:
This is a seasonal position with a base pay rate of $12.82/hour (based on 40 hours/week). This position includes:
Room & Board Options Available:
*     Room (room in our staff dormitory with wifi, pay laundry facilities)
*     Board (3 meals per day, 7 days per week)

Other employee perks and discounts include:
*     Access to the YMCA of the Rockies facilities and activities which include but are not limited to: an indoor pool, basketball gymnasium, fitness classes, hiking/biking/skiing trails, archery, ice skating, disc  golf, mini-golf, climbing wall, library, bonfire rings, craft shop and more. For the most current activity guides please click here: Estes Park Center / Snow Mountain Ranch
*     Passes for skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, and/or golf (dependent on season and resort - limited number available, first come first served basis)
*     Free gear rentals for sports and outdoor activities
*     Employee programming, including free or discounted staff trips, provided by the Staff Experience Team
*     Lodging Discount Nights at either YMCA of the Rockies location, $25 per room per night, based on availability

Other employee perks and discounts, including:
*     Discounts at on site General Store/Gift Shop, Rustic Café/Buckboard Grill, and Jackson/Snow Mountain Stables
*     Discounts at local merchants
*     Shuttles for staff without vehicles based on season and availability for groceries, doctor, trips to town
*     Cleaning supplies/equipment, linens and paper products provided/available for use

Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities,
or qualifications associated with the job.

Exemption Type
Non-Exempt
Job Requirements

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