Nature and Scope

The Camp Coordinator will directly report to the Supervisor, Camp & Youth Engagement, and provide direct Administrative support to YMCA Summer Day Camps, and Program Support to the delivery of March Break camp and off-season Outdoor Education Programs.  The Coordinator, Camp & Outdoor Education will often be the first point of contact for families, and will ensure a high level of service and care at all times. Additionally, the Coordinator, Camp & Outdoor Education is instrumental in ensuring positive experiences for participants and delivering high quality programs, based on YMCA mission & the needs of individuals in the programs.

Salary and Work Schedule

  • Full time; must be available to work evenings and weekends occasionally

Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with the YMCA contact centre and Membership Services Team to ensure all family inquiries, questions and concerns are followed up within a timely manner
  • Manages all online registration issues, challenges and follow up
  • Manages and tracks summer camp financial assistance budget
  • Ensures effective communication with families through managing and updating the family website, blog & weekly parent emails
  • Coordinate logistics with schools and external community partners to plan off-season Outdoor Education Programming
  • Collects and organizes recruitment information (i.e. cover letters, resumes, and new hire packages) for all summer camp staff
  • Manages the ordering of pre-camp equipment, including summer camp uniforms, communication devices and first aid equipment
  • Assists with the orientation and training of administrative functions for summer camp directors, and supports product knowledge training for membership services staff
  • Plans and prepares programming for March Break Day Camp
  • Supports the development and facilitation of off-season Outdoor Education programming

Knowledge, Skill, Ability and Experience

  • Strong computer skills. Working knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Post secondary education in a related field (or in process)
  • 2+ seasons working within a summer day camp or overnight camp program
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR ‘B’
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong team work and leadership skills
  • Valid Criminal Reference Check & Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Valid unrestricted Ontario Driver’s License and access to a vehicle is essential
  • Knowledge of Unison Software is an asset

Competencies

The position requires the following Association Core Competencies: quality focus, relationship building and collaboration, commitment to organization mission, vision and values, communication, diversity and inclusion, integrity and trust.

The YMCA of Oakville values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our Association.

If you or someone you know is interested in joining our team, please forward a cover letter and resume to: careers@oakville.ymca.ca