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Director of John Island Camp (year round, FT with beneftis)

The YMCA of Northeastern Ontario, John Island Camp is currently looking for a Director to join our team of committed professionals.

This is a full-time position with accommodations provided from May 1- October 1 at John Island Camp. Flexible work options are available for the off-season.

Under the leadership of the Vice President of Health and Wellness, the Director of John Island Camp manages all aspects of YMCA John Island Camp. This includes seasonal human resources, supporting and implementing new program design, financial accountability, program delivery, and providing feedback to future financial and facility development/planning.

Major Responsibilities
 Onsite supervision of program and services delivery
 Provide supervision and report on an annual basis the risk management and safety
 Monitor expenditures as well as create monthly and annual budgets
 Coordinate with Camp Administration Coordinator for transportation logistics and
parent concerns/inquiries
 Ensure all regulatory and legislative requirements are met or exceeded.
 Know the proper function and normal operating parameters of all systems and
equipment and how to make adjustments to them
 Design, build, and implement new program ideas that meet Camp Standards and
 Assess existing programs and opportunities for growth, implement corrective
measures as required
 Coordinate seasonal staff recruitment and selection

 Manage timesheets and payroll information

 College diploma or University degree in Outdoor Recreation, Business, or related
field*for education completed outside of Canada, applicants are required to submit
a WES with their application.
 Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a senior camp staff position (such as
Assistant Director, Outdoor Centre Coordinator, Lead Facilitator)
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 Computer skills using Microsoft Office, internet, and email applications
 Camp specific programs experience
 Valid G class driver’s license
 Transportation of dangerous good- Marine module
 Pleasure craft operator’s card
 Current Standard First Aid and CPR C
 Bilingualism in both official languages an asset
 Current and Satisfactory Police Record with Vulnerable Sector Check
What We Offer
 Free Personal Membership and Family Membership
 Paid vacation and sick/personal days
 Employee and Family Assistance Program that includes short-term mental health
supports such as counselling and online courses, and lifestyle coaching which
includes legal and financial counselling
 YMCA Federation Pension Plan
 Team bonding and employee recognition events
 Professional development opportunities
 Opportunity to explore a wide range of jobs and functions
 Flexible hours and scheduling, and hybrid work options

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(705) 698-9408