This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Summer Day Camp Assistant Director supports the potential of all youth by leading day-to-day operations of Summer Day Camp ensuring the safety and well-being of all participants.
1. Assists in the recruitment, hiring, training, coordination and scheduling of all Summer Day Camp staff.
2. Assists Summer Day Camp Director with financial responsibilities as needed.
3. Supports SDC Director in planning and implementation of program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values.
4. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
5. Attends/Facilitates staff meetings and trainings.
6. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
7. Cultivates positive relationships and maintains effective communication with parents, children and other staff. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
8. Actively participates in department and association staff meetings and/or related trainings.
9. Performs other duties as assigned.
10. Seasonal Position.
YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):
Communication & Influence
Developing Self & Others
1. Must meet state licensing requirements to act as SDC Director as needed
2. At Least 18 years of age
3. At least 1 year experience in supervision, customer service, education or equivalent field
4. Previous experience working with children aged 4-12 years, preferably in a day camp setting
5. Ability to supervise and play with children in a pool setting required
6. Demonstrated leadership, dependability & flexibility in work hours.
7. Demonstrated success working independently with attention to detail required.
8. Experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: outdoor living, songs/music, skits, sports, aquatics, recreational games or art
9. Complete before first shift: program-specific training
10. Complete within 30 days of hire: YMCA cause & culture training; Child Abuse Prevention Training, BLS CPR/AED/First Aid and Oxygen Administration
11. Must meet annual training hour requirements for duration of position
12. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of
the community and successful clearance of background check.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Indoor/outdoor environment, intermittent sitting, standing, walking, running and water play required.
• Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions required.
The YMCA of Greater Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer.