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Marin YMCA - Summer Camp Unit Director

Marin YMCA
Full time
Competency level: 
Team Leader
Reports to: 
Camp Coordinator and Camp Director
Salary range: 
$17.00 to $20.00 per hour

Careers with a Cause

The YMCA of San Francisco was named as one of the Bay Area's Best Places to Work by its employees as well as one of the Healthiest Employers.   Join our team and make a lasting impact every day in communities across San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties.  Every day, our staff—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—are transforming lives through YMCA programs for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. When you work for the Y, you’ll be supported with training, mentoring and career development opportunities. Plus, we offer great benefits to help you grow stronger in spirit, mind and body, even as you’re helping others.

About the Job

Under the supervision of the Camp Director, the Camp Unit Director is responsible for all aspects of the supervision and daily operation their unit.  This year there will be a strong focus on connecting kids to nature and the Camp Unit Director will be responsible for program planning and implementation of outdoor education in their units daily.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to; Supervision of day to day activities and supporting Camp Counselors in the execution of the activities. Offering insight, feedback and support in the planning, implementing and participating in theme-based curriculum that meets the needs of the individual child in regards to cultural, developmental and socioeconomic background.  The Camp Unit Director needs to respond to critical incidents and act swiftly in emergency situations as well as adequately observe participants’ activities and enforce safety regulations.  Also, it is crucial that the Camp Unit Director sets a positive example for all staff, children and volunteers.

It is necessary that s/he have a clear understanding of the relationship of the general public to the branch, of staff to volunteers, and of intra-staff actions. S/he must be able to delegate appropriate responsibilities involved in day-to-day operations, S/he must guide or direct all actions with a continuing consciousness of the operating objectives of the branch as defined in long and sort range branch plans.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 21 years old.
  • High School Diploma
  • Must be available Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm, 06/15/2020 - 08/14/2020
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with youth 
  • Must be highly motivated to provide quality programming to youth
  • Must be a Team Player and be comfortable supervising staff
  • Must have knowledge or expertise in youth development
  • Must be comfortable leading physical activities with youth
  • CPR First Aid certified (may earn upon hire)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual skills in Spanish

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All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors.  Job offers are conditional and contingent upon background clearance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and CA Fair Chance Act, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

Everything you need to know about us

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits - medical and dental plans for full time employees
  • Retirement benefits – 12% employer contribution after completion of eligibility requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • Commuter Benefits via pre-tax payroll deductions
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care on a pre-tax basis  
  • Use of YMCA of San Francisco Fitness facilities
  • Paid time off benefits for part time and full time employees upon completion of eligibility requirements
  • Training and staff development for all employees