YMCA of Greater Seattle

  • Teen Leadership Summer Director - Camp Colman

    Job Locations US-WA-Longbranch
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/8/2019 1:00 PM)
    ID
    2019-9088
    Type
    Seasonal
    # of Openings
    1
    Location
    YMCA Camp Colman
    Category
    Resident Camp
    Address
    20016 Bay Road KPS
  • Overview

    Job Summary

    Coordinates and supervises overall operation of the Leadership Development Institute program for teen leaders in training at Camp Colman Resident Overnight Camp. Duties include program design, planning, and implementation of 2 week leadership training program for teens entering 10-11 grade in the fall. Works as part of the Camp Colman Leadership Tem for summer camp and supports other areas of camp as needed and designated as well.

    Responsibilities

    1. Supervises a group of up to 16 teens in training for 2-week long sessions. Ensures that all are accounted for and safe at all times.
    2. Plans, schedules, and facilitates program activities that are developmentally appropriate and which promote camper skill and character development.
    3. Maintains safety and cleanliness standards. Takes special note of individual camper/staff health needs or concerns on a daily basis. Shares cleaning duties with fellow staff.
    4. Ensures that activities and trainings are planned and organized.
    5. Communicates personal or camper/staff needs to supervisor in a timely manner.
    6. Maintains equipment in sound and safe order.
    7. Attends meeting and trainings.
    8. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, program and equipment inspection written documentation, and emergencies.
    9. Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    1. 19 years of age or older.
    2. Current state approved first aid certification.
    3. Current state approved CPR certification.
    4. One or more years of college preferred.
    5. Current Wilderness First Responder strongly preferred. Documented knowledge of challenge courses and current safety standards and practices.
    6. Demonstrate working knowledge of belaying, rappelling, knots, and rescue techniques.
    7. Ability to participate in activities that involve rigorous physical activity in an outdoor setting.

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS IF THE POSITION REQUIRES DRIVING

    • Minimum 21 years old
    • Current Driver’s License with a minimum of 3 years safe driving experience and a driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards.
    • Maximum of one minor violation.

    You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:

    • Thrive on working in a collaborative environment
    • Are very adaptable
    • Have high ownership and strong work ethic
    • Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet
    • Truly enjoy being of service to people
    • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together
    • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all

    At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility.

    Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment with career opportunities and enjoy the benefit of a YMCA membership.  

     

    The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.

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