Day Camp Director

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Job Title:
Day Camp Director
Child Care
Based on experience
Days & Hours:
Monday through Friday. Hours vary. But must be available between 7am and 6:30pm daily. Some weekend training dates.
Until filled
Education & Experience

• Must be 21 years or older
• High school graduate or equivalent
• A minimum of 1 year experience working with children in a structured day camp environment
• YMCA experience is a plus but not necessary.
• Must pass a criminal history background check
• Must have/or receive CPR & First Aid Certifications
• Must have/or receive a clear TB test
• Must have/or receive YMCA Child Abuse Prevention Training

Required Skills

• Must be able to relate effectively to diverse groups from all social and economic segments of the community
• Have reliable transportation
• Must be able to be punctual, reliable, and able to adhere to a set work schedule
• Must be able to stand for long periods of time in heat and weather and during field trips.
• Requires constant attention and alertness of children’s needs
• Requires enthusiasm, patience and flexibility to the job everyday
• Requires ability to maintain confidentiality regarding participant, staff and Association records
• Must be able to clearly communicate with parents daily as needed about their children in a positive professional manner
• Requires the ability to communicate effectively to direct reports, supervisor and other YMCA personnel


• Responsible for the total onsite delivery of the day camp, including ensuring that the camp site is maintained and clean and all equipment and facilities are cared for.
• Daily monitoring of groups/group lists and staffing adjustments. Will arrange group lists and rotation schedules daily for the staff.
• Directly responsible for all children at staff in the program at all times.
• Must have the ability to guide positive behavior and lead a group of children in daily activities.
• Must be able to communicate effectively with children, parents, school personnel and YMCA staff.


Anna Hicks

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