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The SKY Family YMCA Summer Camp Sports Site Coordinator - Fort Myers Location in Fort Myers, Florida

POSITION SUMMARY:

This person responsible for assisting the Program Director/Senior Program Director with overall Program development, training of staff and supervision of all staff on site. The summer camp site coordinator is on site daily. This person assists in some of the long range planning and implementation of those plans and carries out daily scheduling and planning. She/he is responsible for knowing each class?s daily activities and is responsible that each activity is taking place. The school age site coordinator is expected to uphold YMCA policies and philosophy and to use these objectives as a basis in working with everyone, children, teachers and parents

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with program in planning, administering and evaluating.

  • Assist with staff training, leading weekly staff meetings, reviewing children (progress and/or problems) and ongoing evaluation of staff performance.

  • Support Child Care administration in the planning, supervision and leading of selected activities such as curriculum, crafts, sports, outdoor education and Character Development.

  • Maintain positive relationships with children, parents and other staff persons.

  • Participate in family programs and quickly respond to the concerns of parents and staff.

  • Assume responsibility of the Center at all times.

  • Use common sense. Assume the same duties as the teachers in the center.

  • Be familiar with these duties, must follow through with all planed activities.

  • Greet parents and children upon their arrival to center

  • Interact with children and ensure that their individual needs are met

  • Follow proper safe food handling procedures with regard to food allergies

  • Ensure that daily reports are updated frequently throughout the day

  • Maintain cleanliness of center throughout the day

  • Submit a list of needed supplies to supervisor as needed

  • At the end of the day make sure room is returned to proper order for the following morning and remove garbage (refer to closing checklist in center)

  • Responsible for any other duties relevant to position as assigned by the Supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • Successfully complete State of Florida Criminal History Background Check requirements as well as meet the Association?s policies on background screening

  • Prior experience working with children

  • Willingness to carry out the Mission of the YMCA and its programs

  • Professional appearance and behavior

  • Able to prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Able to maintain confidentiality

  • Positive attitude

  • Must be a self starter, with high energy and a positive attitude

  • Adhere to drug/alcohol/smoke free workplace policy

CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

  • CPR and First Aid Certifications required

  • Annual completion of YMCA?s Blood Borne Pathogens training

  • Annual completion of YMCA of the USA Child Abuse and Neglect class

  • Additional training classes as recommended by Supervisor

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills

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