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Special Events Coordinator (Association Wide) (Ref: DC_SEC)

Has the following part time position from March 26 - May 11 and the full-time summer position from May 12 – September 4, 2015 available (based out of the William Lutsky Family YMCA):


Day Camp Special Events Coordinator (Association Wide)

The YMCA is a charitable, mission based organization dedicated to the development of thousands of people in spirit, mind and body. The YMCA of Northern Alberta is seeking an enthusiastic individual that will provide effective supervision and coordination of all day camp programming to its members (3 - 17 years).

Wage: $15.15/hour


Key Responsibilities:

·         Assist in the recruitment and development of Community Partnerships for the YMCA of Northern Alberta Day Camps.

·         Observe, evaluate, and report on special event audits in the framework provided by the Preschool, Child and Youth task group.

·         Book, organize, and lead Inter-Branch Association Camp Special Events; Swim Meets, Sports Tournaments, Out-Trips, Partnerships, and Guest Speakers.

·         Monitor and evaluate day camp special events: follow the audit process for program quality assurance. Assist with Day Camp administration tasks as assigned.

·         Implement direct camper leadership in ratio when required (minimal).

·         Manage and operate within the approved camp budget.

·         Ensure Alberta Camping Association (ACA) standards are upheld in all HFR Centres.

·         Role model recruitment and retention of volunteers and members.

·         Demonstrate and promote a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, and values and the YMCA programs and services.



·         Education/Certifications/Credentials/Professional Registration

  • Currently a post-secondary student in Education, Physical Education or related field.
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C , Child Welfare & Police Security Clearance (provided upon hire),WHMIS Certification (provided upon hire)

·         Experience

  • Minimum 3 years experience working in Day Camp; past Camp Coordinator or Camp Director experience is an asset

·         Knowledge/Skills

  • Knowledge in Alberta Camping Association (ACA) Standards.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and well developed interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience in negotiations and partnership building.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including excel.

Applications will remain open until March 15, 2015

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The YMCA of Northern Alberta is an inclusive, charitable organization that values diversity.