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Assistant Day Camp Director for Geneva Park – 2 positions

YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

Position Locations: Geneva Park (2) with travel to all other sites

Reports to: Day Camp Director

Supports: On Site Coordinators

General Function:
The Assistant Day Camp Director will provide significant leadership to all day camp sites and staff teams. They will work in collaboration with the Day Camp Director to ensure quality delivery of all aspect of the day camp program.

Key Responsibilities:
 Leadership: Assist in the recruitment, training, development, and management of day camp staff and volunteers. Travel to each day camp location weekly to provide ongoing support, coaching, training, and performance management. Manage volunteer placement and volunteer hours tracking.
 Programming: Manage the development of day camp programming, resources, and training tools.

Customer Service and Communication: Provide excellent customer service to all campers, parents/guardians, and service providers as a representative of the YMCA. Establish and maintain strong working relationships with partners, service providers, camper families, On Site Coordinators, and members of the community. Demonstrate a strong support of and commitment to the mission, vision, and core values of the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka and the YMCA of Canada.
 Administration: Complete all necessary paperwork on time and with accuracy.
 Risk Management: Conduct ongoing day camp program quality assurance checks in line with the Ontario Camps Association, County of Simcoe, and YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka. Ensure all staff are trained in emergency procedures and have considered the barriers that exist/accommodations that may need to be for the needs of each camper in case of an emergency. Review and train all staff in COVID safety protocols.
 Inclusion: Act as the link between parents/guardians and Inclusion Counsellors. Ensure all necessary information in communicated between the two parties. Address all inclusion concerns as they arise. Travel from site to site to offer direct support to each Inclusion Counsellor. Provide additional inclusion related training, resources, and behaviour strategies to Inclusion Counsellors and other staff.
 Additional responsibilities: Additional duties may be added and roles altered to support operations and measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

 Concern for Health and Safety: Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction.
 Integrity: Demonstrates responsible behaviour at all times and maintains high ethical standards.
 Sense of Community: Demonstrates an awareness and understanding of community and responds to identified needs.
 Teamwork: Actively build teams and encourage open relationships for maximum organizational effectiveness.
 Initiative: Seek and find solutions to problems without waiting for direction; identifies new ideas that will assist in achieving mission and strategic goals.
 Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing and goal achievement across the associations
 Quality Focus: Ensures that YMCA programs and services are superior.

 Standard First Aid and CPR C
 Access to a reliable vehicle for regular travel. Experience with staff supervision in a leadership position at a day or residential camp setting. Strong self-management, organization, customer service skills, and ability to work with limited direct supervision.
 Must be a minimum 18 years of age as on December 31, 2021.
 Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sectors Screening. Applicants are advised to begin the Criminal Record Check process early as it may take several weeks to obtain results.

Salary: $635/week based on a five day work week

Contract Dates: Part Time – February 8th to May 3rd (5-10 hours per week, ability to work remotely)
Full Time – May 3rd to September 3rd (no work on May 24th, July 1st, or August 2nd)

How to apply:

Step 1: Please go to and select “View all available positions here”. Select the job that you would like to apply for and complete the prompts to create an account and apply for the job. You need only to apply to one job (your highest choice of position) on the online system.
Step 2: Complete your application by filling out this form. If you wish to indicate interest in other positions, you can do so in this step.
Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. You must complete both steps in order for your application to be considered.
Applications will be considered in the order that they are received if positions remain available. Available positions will remain posted on the YSM website.

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