Under the direct supervisor of the Camp Director/Program Director, the Program Specialist will provide support to the day-to-day camp operation. Responsible for making sure that camp programs are implemented effectively and correctly, as well as providing great customer service to ensure that campers have the best possible experience at camp.
Responsible for assisting Assistant Program Director (APD) in monitoring program quality and program implementation
Serve as an example and leader for the camp counselors, modeling what it looks like to run an effective program and provide great customer service
Create a new program to implement during the summer
Assist in daily organization and implementation of camp program
Serve as a positive role model for staff and campers; set example of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility
Provide leadership to staff training
Maintain high levels of safety standards and enforce all rules for campers and staff
Maintain a positive attitude and refrain from behavior that is detrimental to the staff team and staff moral. Communication is the key!
Keep the camp looking nice, including picking up litter – it can be contagious
Deal with any staff management issues promptly – You are committing to report any staff issues to the Camp Director immediately. You are expected to not ask your staff do to anything that you would not do yourself
Child Abuse Prevention:
Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by: