Director of Day Camp & Teen Services

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Job Description

The Granite YMCA of the Allard Center is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic youth development professional with supervisory skills and camp experience to serve as their Director of Day Camp and Teen Services. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of administrative or supervisory experience in an organized camp setting and must meet ACA standard requirements.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management, Sport Management or a related field or commensurate experience
  • 3 years of supervisory experience in a camp setting
  • 2 years of experience working with the Teen populations
  • YMCA Team Leader Certification or willing to obtain within 1 year of hire date
  • Able to develop positive and effective working relationships with staff, campers, families, alumni, volunteers, camp board, and colleagues
  • Effectively lead groups, facilitate discussion, and train staff
  • Able to handle multiple projects and work in a fast-paced environment
Essential Functions
  • Serve as the primary Director of a day camp that serves approximately 400 campers daily
  • Work with the assistant director, program director, staff development director in creating, implementing, and developing camp programs
  • Define camp goals and plan programs to reflect the YMCA core values
  • Work with the camp registrar to maintain positive and regular communication with camper families, staff members and alumni throughout the year through email campaigns, newsletters, phone calls and planned events
  • Work with the Executive Director on strategies to increase the impact of camp
  • Supervise the Kid Zone and Teen Center Coordinators
  • Ensure the safe implementation of Leaders Club and other Teen Programs throughout the year
  • Support other branches of The Granite YMCA 

Benefits and Other Information:

This position is a full-time, year-round position that is based out of the Allard Center in Goffstown, NH. Salary is $46,000 - $61,000, based on experience. The Granite YMCA offers a generous benefits package including health/dental insurance, life, short-term and long-term disability, free 2 Adult Family membership, several program discounts, child care and camp discounts and a generous paid time off plan.  

Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies
  • Relationships: Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance
  • Communication: Listens and expresses self effectively and in a manner that reflects a true understanding of the needs of the audience
  • Developing Others: Recognizes and acts on the need to continually develop others' abilities to attain the highest level of performance
  • Decision Making: Integrates logic, intuition and sound judgment to analyze information to identify greatest opportunities, make sound decisions, and solve problems
  • Philanthropy: Leads a culture of philanthropy to assist in moving the mission of The YMCA forward
  • Functional Expertise: Can lead by example in being a quality camp counselor who relates well to youth in an outdoor setting