Employment Opportunities

Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all and bring our core values to life. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

JOB TITLE: Camping Services Director

REPORTS TO: Chief Operations Officer

LOCATION: Marion and Polk Counties

STATUS: Non-Exempt

PAY RATE: Range 40,000 to 50,000 annually

POSITION SUMMARY

The Camping Services Director is responsible for administering the total operations of YMCA Camp Silver Creek & YMCA Camp Greider. The Camping Services Director oversees the management of programs, facilities, the camp residential environment (Camp Silver Creek), volunteer and staff development, financial development, and day to day operations. The Camping Services Director, in coordination with the CEO and COO, maintains effective communications and collaborations with alumni, financial funders and supporters, and community agencies and regulators. Given the unique quality of the summer camp environment, the Camping Services Director role during summer camp is a hands-on leadership role, exemplifying the highest YMCA values and standards. The Camping Services Director will be responsible for planning programs during the offseason as well as working with the school districts and other organizations.

REQUIREMENTS

• Four Year degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience.
• Minimum age of 21 preferred.
• Three to five years of YMCA experience, preferably in Camping.
• Must have a minimum of 1-2 years in hands-on delivery of youth programming, recreation, or related fields.
• Should be familiar with ACA standards and accreditation process and must complete the ACA director’s course upon hire.
• CPR and First Aid certification required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Oversight of all Family YMCA Marion and Polk Counties camp locations and related programming.
  • Recruitment, hiring, and training of all camp staff.
  • Oversees and manages camp transportation’s needs.
  • Actively participate in community events to promote YMCA Camping and grow the programs.
  • Consistently providing prompt assistance, which includes building and maintaining healthy professional relationships with summer camp families, staff, and local community partners.
  • Support and contribute to a safe, clean camp environment for staff and guests.
  • Maintain knowledge of association’s policies and procedures, risk management, and safety practices and applicable laws.
  • This position is responsible for supporting the overall association’s initiatives through camping services.
  • Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize tasks, and communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrates commitment to quality, the core values of the YMCA, and joy in working with youth of all ages.
  • Ensures all staff including oneself is up to date and fully trained properly.
  • Performs public relations duties; responds to complaints; adheres to all YMCA policy and procedures.
  • Coordinates facilities and programs with department staff and other agencies and organizations.
  • Maintains and presents accurate reports and records.
  • Passion, enthusiasm, and support for the mission and values of the YMCA.
  • Works with camp committees.
  • Must be able to attend all meetings that are required as a Leadership staff and Camp Director.
  • Must be able to work irregular hours, evenings, and weekends.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and reach and must be able to move around the work environment.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.This job description may not be all-inclusive and employees are expected to perform all other duties as assigned and directed by management. Job descriptions and duties may be modified when deemed appropriate by management.

YMCA LEADER COMPETENCIES

  • Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.
  • Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
  • Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work, and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
  • Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths, and limitations, and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well. Uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

 

JOB TITLE: Site Aide, Part-Time, Child Care

Program: Out-of-School Care

Branches: Salem, Independence, and Silverton

$12.00 per hour, annual increases, and step increases for experience

20-29 hours per week, subject to change

Position Summary: Staff maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals, promotes the potential of all youth, and provides a quality experience to children and their families. Site Aides follow a structured curriculum under the direction of the Site Director and Youth Development Program Director

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise groups of school-age children
  • Meet children’s individual needs with dignity and respect
  • Ensure children’s safety
  • Follow all YMCA policies and procedures
  • Model and practice the Y core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility
  • Carry out additional responsibilities as directed

Requirements:

  • At least 16 years of age for Aide I or 18 years of age for Aide II
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Food Handler’s Card (online training is not acceptable)

 

JOB TITLE: Site Director, Part-Time, Child Care

Program: Out-of-School Care

Branches: Salem, Independence, and Silverton

$13.25 per hour, annual increases, and step increases for experience

20-29 hours per week, subject to change

Position Summary: Staff maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals, promotes the potential of all youth, and provides a quality experience to children and their families. Site Directors follow a structured curriculum under the direction of the Site Director and Youth Development Program Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement provided curriculum according to the schedule along with weekly activities in art, STEM, and humanities
  • Supervise groups of school-age children
  • Meet children’s individual needs with dignity and respect
  • Ensure children’s safety
  • Follow all YMCA policies and procedures
  • Model and practice the Y core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility
  • Complete COVID-19 training and follow all directives
  • Carry out additional responsibilities as directed

Requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in a certified childcare center or comparable group program
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Current Food Handler’s Card (online training is not acceptable)

For all job listings, please download and complete our employment application and return to Human Resources at 544 Ferry St. SE, Salem, OR 97301, or scan your application and email it to humanresources@theyonline.org. If you have any questions, please call (503) 581-9622.

careersThe YMCA offers:

  • Flexible hours
  • Fun atmosphere
  • Free Y membership
  • Discounted fees on YMCA programs
  • Work that makes a difference in the lives of others
  • Relationships with decision-makers
  • Opportunities for training
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Health insurance for full-time staff
  • Retirement benefits (after meeting minimum requirements)

The Family YMCA of Marion & Polk Counties is an equal employment opportunity employer that values a committed and diverse workforce.


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