BY Day Camp Assistant Coordinator - #110895

YMCA Calgary

Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Calgary, AB
Salary: CA$16.9 - CA$18 per hour
Contract type: Full time

Why should you join our team?

YMCA Calgary is a charity that ignites the potential in Calgarians. Since our inception in 1902, we have evolved into a vibrant organization operating in every quadrant of the city.

Guided by our core values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility, YMCA Calgary offers a growing hub of programming & services to address the needs of our community including connection and belonging, child-care support, language instruction, mental health support, lowered financial barriers, and more. This impact takes place across our 7 health and wellness facilities, 6 childcare centres, 2 outdoor camps and 12+ community programs, empowering people of all ages and life stages to belong, grow, thrive and lead.

Day Camp Assistant Coordinator
Locations: Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton
Salary: $16.90/hour - $18.00/hour
Start Date: June 3rd, 2024
End Date: August 29th, 2024

Due to Camping Association Standards, counsellors must be 16 years of age or older

You can make an impact in the community - locally and across the globe. You will work with a fun culture of people and enjoy many of the benefits and opportunities the YMCA offers:
  • Complimentary YMCA Calgary membership including a linked membership for dependent children;
  • Program discounts;
  • Ongoing leadership development and opportunities;
  • Leadership award opportunities;
  • Scholarship opportunities;
  • Paid recertification and training.

What qualifications are we looking for?

We strive to ensure our employees are a fit based on their strengths, interests, and future goals. The successful candidate will have the following:
  • Previous YMCA day camp or day camp experience is an asset

  • Supervisory experience is an asset

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR-C certified within 12 months

  • Evidence of a clear Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search within 12 months

  • Three professional references

  • Available evenings and weekends in June for training

  • Available full-time weekdays from June through August

What does this role look like at YMCA Calgary?

Duties & Responsibilities include:
  • Provide a fun, safe, and healthy environment for children registered in YMCA Calgary Day Camps

  • Provide proactive supervision and facilitate daily activities

  • Work alongside and support Day Camp Coordinator.

  • Create and organize activity schedules for camps; review activity plans created by camp counsellors; implement weekly themes

  • Oversee camps; Support Coordinator in supervising and evaluating camp counsellors; demonstrate high standards of program quality while working directly with counsellors

  • Providing guidance, assistance, and support to counsellors

  • Assist with on-site field trip/ in house experience hazard assessments,

  • Demonstrate and role model positive behavior when working with other staff, campers and members

  • Follow YMCA Calgary Policies and Procedures

  • Provide first aid when required

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of weekly staff meetings

  • Greet parents/guardians and campers on arrival and departure from camp. Providing extra assistance and daily updates as needed

  • Attend mandatory staff training prior to the start of camp

What qualities do we look for in YMCA Calgary Staff and Volunteers?

Our diverse team of staff and volunteers are committed to making a positive impact in the community. In addition, they model and are committed to the following competencies:

Developing Self and Others: Developing people with a view toward present and future capacity
Building Purposeful Relationships: Relating to people authentically with their best in mind
Creating a Culture of Community: Gathering people to purpose and vision
Making Intentional Impact: Intending to make a difference every day
Thinking and Acting Strategically: Applying thoughts, words, and actions in service to the vision
Applying Business Acumen: Demonstrating excellence in technical skills and stewarding the YMCA Business Model
Innovating: Ability to know your environment, initiate and respond effectively to changing conditions

Please note that evidence of a clear Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search is a requirement

YMCA Calgary is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada by way of Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a valid Canadian work permit. YMCA Calgary is currently not engaged in international recruitment efforts as we are required to demonstrate that we have exhausted all means of recruitment both locally and nationally

Potential candidates will only be contacted if selected for an interview

For any questions or concerns, please email [email protected]

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