YMCA of the Suncoast
  • 30-Dec-2021 to 15-Apr-2022 (EST)
  • Palm Harbor, FL, USA
  • $10.50/hr + possible incentives
  • Hourly
  • Part Time
  • North Pinellas Branch

Apply directly to: https://ymca.applicantpro.com/jobs/2157362.html

Rate of pay: $10.50/hr + possible incentives

Shift: Varies. Part-time: 20-25 hours per week


The Camp Leader is responsible for all children participating in the YMCA program. They will implement and facilitate purposeful activities at the site for their designated group. They support the YMCA's promise to strengthen community by interacting with members in a positive and meaningful way. Members are defined as anyone with a current or potential relationship with the Y, such as children, parents, staff, volunteers, community, donors and guests.


Must be 16 years of age or older. A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred. Experience working with children preferred. Upon hire, must complete Intro to the Ys Cause & Culture, Y's Way to Service & Engagement, and I Hear You: Service with CARE. Within 90 days of hire, Preventing Sexual Abuse Between Young Children, Principles of Youth Development, Youth Relationships: Creating Positive Interactions, and Youth Affirmations: Distinguishing Between Praise and Encouragement trainings required. Within 6 months of hire, Introduction to S.A.F.E., Foundations of Listen First, and Engaging with Families trainings required. CPR/AED, First Aid and Lifeguard certification preferred. Experience with working with children preferred.


Must be able to supervise and instruct large groups of young children or teens. Knowledge of sports and children's programming preferred.


Must be able to stand, remain outdoors and maintain continual physical endurance for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds, watch, listen and facilitate group activities. The candidate must also be mentally alert and be able to process and follow directions.



  1. Supervise all children in a designated group to ensure safety.
  2. Maintain and possess accurate attendance at all times including bathroom breaks and every transition. Conduct face to name attendance verification.
  3. Communicate and document children's absences, injuries and incidents according to policies and procedures.
  4. Use positive reinforcement to encourage appropriate behavior. Document and communicate inappropriate behavior following disciplinary procedures.
  5. Nurture children by facilitating purposeful programming that develops social-emotional skills, fosters achievement, supports academic growth and provides enrichment.
  6. Cultivate relationships by establishing a positive rapport with children, parents, volunteers and staff. Create a sense of belonging for the children by encouraging them to connect with others.
  7. Create a nurturing and safe environment by reporting suspicious activity that may lead to child abuse or may violate the code of conduct. Keep supplies organized, maintain a clean facility and care for equipment.
  8. Create a friendly and welcoming environment for all members of all backgrounds and abilities by role modeling SMART behavior.
  9. Educate members about the services the YMCA offers and further connect them to the YMCA.
  10. Support the strategic work of the YMCA by:
    a. Creating a culture of volunteerism by educating members about volunteer opportunities.
    b. Supporting a culture of philanthropy by telling your Y story to others and encouraging them to participate in YMCA fundraising efforts.
    c. Encourage members and celebrate their success in meeting their health and well-being goals.
    d. Nuture the potential of all youth by promoting meaningful programs and services.

Key Leadership Competencies :

Values - Accepts and demonstrates the Y's core values
Inclusion - Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions.
Communication - Listens for understand and meaning, speaks and writes effectively
Developing Others - Takes initiative to assist in developing others
Quality Results - Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience to members and participants.
Functional Expertise - Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrated up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.


Please note: This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

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