Spring Outdoor Environmental Education Program Coordinator
Company: YMCA of Greater Seattle
Posted on: November 19, 2023
OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUITY
The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We
are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that
result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to
marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable
environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our
programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally
versatile and respectful manner.------
COMPENSATION: $95/dayfor new hires
Program Coordinators responsibilities include coaching and
supervising staff, working with school groups during their time at
camp, managing the day-to-day operations of camp, and assisting in
problem solving as unique and challenging situations arise.
Coordinators are supervised by Sr. Program Directors and perform
other duties as assigned. This is an Authorized Driver position,
read more in the Position Requirements.
The Spring Season runs from February 26th, 2024 - June 9th,
To learn more about working with Camp & Outdoor Leadership at the
Y, please visit us online at
What you'll get from working at The Y
Membership to the YMCA of Greater Seattle
Free access to mental health resources
Rapidly accruing paid time off (PTO) available immediately upon
Access to large organic garden
Be a part of a positive, growth-oriented community of fun
Opportunity for adventure every day.
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive
atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all
employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety
standards and protocols related to preventative health measures
based on CDC and local health department guidelines.
Act as part of the total camp staff team to provide a quality
outdoor education program to school groups and weekend family
Actively contribute to the camp staff team by communicating ideas
and concerns openly, by making solution-oriented suggestions, by
exhibiting a service-minded attitude, and by being an appropriate
Supervises assigned seasonal staff by observing, coaching,
providing feedback and assisting with problem solving.
Ensures that all staff are accounting for participants and safety
at all times.
Plans, schedules, and facilitates program activities that are
developmentally appropriate and which promote participant skill and
Ensure high standards of housekeeping are met in all cabins,
facilities, staff housing, program areas, bathrooms, and main
lodge. Monitor and re-stock housekeeping supplies as needed.
Ensures that instructors are planning and organizing
Serves as program instructor as needed.
Communicates personal or participant/staff needs to supervisor in a
Attend and participate in all required meeting and trainings.
Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to
medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention,
program and equipment inspection written documentation, and
Other duties as assigned.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job operates at a seasonal residential camp, both inside and
outdoors.---This position includes onsite housing but living on
camp property is not a requirement.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to talk or listen.--- The employee frequently is required
to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with
hands and arms.--- Specific vision abilities required by this job
include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral
vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.--- This
position requires the ability to occasionally lift and store
supplies, up to 50 pounds.
POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This is a full-time, seasonal position. The usual camp work week is
five days on and two days off, including training, staff meetings,
and regular duties. This position is exempt from minimum wage and
overtime regulations per State of Washington wage and hour law.
This position is required to live onsite at camp when schedule
requires. Travel is primarily local during work shifts, although
some out-of-the-area travel may be expected. This is an Authorized
Driver position, read more in the Position Requirements.
21years of age or older.
Current state approved first aid certification*
Current state approved CPR certification*
*CPR and FA trainingwillbe provided within first30 daysof
Experience working with youth and/or customer service.
Strong communicationand leadership skills.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Knowledge of, andpreviousexperience with, diverse populations
(language, culture, race, physical activity, sexual orientation,
etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be
Other combinations of applicable education, training, and
experience whichprovidethe knowledge, abilities, and skills
necessary to perform effectively in the position may be
Experience with anti-racism practices and coalition building.
Documented knowledge of challenge courses and current safety
standards and practices.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS IF THE POSITION REQUIRES DRIVING
Minimum 21 years old
Current Driver's License with a minimum of 3 years safe driving
experience and a driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA
Maximum of one minor violation.
Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening, including
screening for marijuana.
ENCOURAGED TO APPLY:
Those seeking experience in education.
Those interested in working with youth.
Those who love the idea of working outdoors.
Those interested in community engagement and gaining leadership
Building a community where all people, especially the young, are
encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and
Passion for Excellence
YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a
diverse and equitable work environment.--- Qualified applicants
will receive consideration without regard to their race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other
status protected by local, state, or federal law.
We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are
contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable
jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana.--- We
participate in the Federal E-Verify system.
Job Locations US-WA-Eastsound
Posted Date 3 weeks ago (10/28/2023 1:17 AM)
# of Openings 3
Location YMCA Camp Orkila
Category Resident Camp
Address 484 Camp Orkila Rd
Minimum compensation USD $95.00/Da.
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