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 Summer Program Director, the Unit Director is responsible for all aspects of the supervision and operation of a day camp unit. Applicant must have the physical, visual, and auditory ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
- Age: Minimum of 21 years of age required.
- Education: Possess college quarter/semester credits in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, or the equivalent background in courses in arts, recreation, social work, or psychology
- Availability: Bi-weekly day/evening meetings leading up to the beginning of summer program, some weekend trainings, and all weeks between June to August 2020
- Related Experience: At least two years’ experience working with children in an organized setting. Must demonstrate good judgement and the understanding of children’s needs. Must have the ability to maintain a positive environment for program participants, parents, staff, volunteers, and community members. Must demonstrate ability to swim. One year of staff and volunteer supervision experience preferred
- Licenses & Certifications: Current Life Guard Certification (or willingness to obtain). YMCA Aquatic Specialist Training (8 hours). Current CPR and 1st Aid Certification. Current TB test by Manitou method. YMCA Child Abuse trainings (8 hours) or willingness to obtain. YMCA Certification as required by branch.
- Language Skills: Bilingual in Spanish or Chinese preferred
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.