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Metro YMCA of the Oranges Program Coordinator-Summer's Fun Jr. Camp in New Milford, New Jersey

Program Coordinator-Summer's Fun Jr. Camp

Greater Bergen County YMCA, 1092 Carnation Drive, New Milford, New Jersey, United States of America

Req #1509

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

We are an all - inclusive organization joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. As a growing, mission focused, and future-oriented association of YMCAs, the Metro YMCA of the Oranges has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, mission-driven, candidate to join our team.

Sign on bonus may apply


Under the General direction of the Camp Director, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for the safety of campers, and assist in implementing high quality camp programming. As a member of the camp staff, the Program Coordinator shall design and implement activities tailored to the skills and interests of each age group. Daily work will consist of working with other counselors to bring about quality programming in a variety of program areas. Activities should nurture creativity, cooperation, skill and self-esteem.


  • Ensure, above all else, campers are safe and well supervised.

  • Plan, set up and deliver a variety of program activities, theme days, and family nights, in conjunction with the Specialists and Counselors that keep children’s interest high; assist in family nights and special events as needed.

  • Consistently greet campers and parents with a smile and treat them with enthusiasm.

  • Connect with staff, campers and parents, making them feel welcome and included.

  • Review regularly with Camp Director/Assistant Director all concerns, priorities, progress, problems, reports and all matters dealing with camp and programs.

  • Oversee, effectively monitor and follow all safety guidelines associated with camp and all program areas.

  • Identify and report equipment and maintenance concerns in a timely fashion.

  • Work with Camp Director and other leadership to develop consistent communication practices and program initiatives.

  • Work in cooperation with all staff and other programs on the property.

  • Attend all staff meetings, special events and training events as scheduled.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


    Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

    Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

    Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

    Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Previous experience working with children preferably in a day camp setting, with a minimum of three previous camp seasons as a counselor or senior counselor, with specific interest in all activities surround camp preferred.

  • Previous experience with diverse populations preferred.

  • Basic understanding of youth development principles.

  • Must have current First aid & CPR certifications.

  • Ability to problem solve and take initiative that adhere to the purpose, mission and goals of the YMCA.

  • Ability to work as part of a team, as a role model, and take initiative to identify potential risk factors and take measures to reduce them.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made.

  • Must have sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations (depending on program).

  • Ability to work in a variety of environments, specifically those subject to extreme heat and humidity.

  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods.

  • Adequate ability to hear noises and distinguish distress signals.

  • Ability to continuously scan all areas of program activities with clear vision.

  • Ability to communicate verbally, including projecting voice across distance in normal and loud situations.

  • Must be physically and mentally able to respond to emergencies and administer CPR and First Aid if needed.

    INTERNAL CANDIDATES: Current active employees of the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges should apply via the Careers section of the Dayforce Employee Account.

    Professional development opportunities and complimentary use of YMCA facilities.

    We are proud to be an EEO/AA/employer M/F/D/V. Employment is subject to extensive background check.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Min Hiring Rate $18.00

  • Max Hiring Rate $18.50

  • Greater Bergen County YMCA, 1092 Carnation Drive, New Milford, New Jersey, United States of America