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Day Camp 2023 – On Site Coordinator

YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

Day Camp 2023 – On Site Coordinator

YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

Parry Sound, ON

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Job details

Salary:  $660 a week

Job type:  Fixed term contract

Full Job Description

Position Locations: Alliston (1), Barrie (1), Bradford (1), Collingwood (1), Innisfil (1), Midland (1), Orillia (1) Parry Sound (1), Gravenhurst (1), and Wasaga Beach (1)
Reports to: Assistant Day Camp Director, Day Camp Director
Supports: Assistant On Site Coordinator, Counsellors, and Volunteers
Salary: $660/week based on a five day work week
Contract Dates: May 23rd to September 1st (no work on July 1st or August 7th)

General Function:
On Site Coordinators oversee daily camp operations at their location. They are responsible for camper safety, staff and volunteer management, problem solving, and providing excellent values based customer service. This role can be broken down as 25% administration, 25% parent/guardian communication, and 50% behaviour management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership: Supervise and act as a resource for all on site day camp staff and volunteers. Provide ongoing support, coaching, training, and performance management.
  • Customer Service and Communication: Provide excellent customer service to all campers, parents/guardians, and service providers as a representative of the YMCA. Communicate regularly with site location managers, the day camp administrator, assistant director, and director.
  • Administration: Complete all necessary paperwork (payroll, county attendance, family communication, site reports, year-end reports, and program supply ordering).
  • Risk Management: Ensure staff to camper ratios are met at all times. Ensure all staff are trained in emergency procedures and oversee the implementation of YMCA crisis response procedures if necessary. Ensure COVID protocols are followed at all times.
  • Additional responsibilities: Additional duties may be added and roles altered to support operations and measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.


  • Child and Youth Focused: Commits to assisting growth and development among children and youth.
  • Concern for Health and Safety: Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction.
  • Inclusiveness: Understands and commits to promoting equal opportunity and support for all children regardless of ability.
  • 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.


  • Standard First Aid and CPR C
  • 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 of December 31, 2022.
  • 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.

Applications will remain open until filled.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Individuals needing employment accommodation in the hiring process or job postings in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources department at

Please note that successful candidates will be required to submit a current and satisfactory Police Record with Vulnerable Sector Screen and three professional references for review prior to starting employment.


ATTENTION JOB SEEKERS • The job description presented in this posting is solely that of the employer. The YMCA Employment Service is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of this information and does not accept any liability for the conduct and/or practices of employer.

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