The employer is a nonprofit organization with the goal of strengthening the foundations of community.Under the direction of the Senior Camp Program Director, the Program Director will be responsible for all facets of Summer Day Camp, School's Out Camp, Teen Programming and provide assistance to Before and After School. The Program Director will be accountable for the administration of the department, program development and promotion, implementation and evaluation, staff scheduling and supervision, and financial operation in accordance with Center and Association goals, objectives and policies. The Program Director must understand their role in achieving the mission through building relationships and program development in their community.This position requires a BA/BS degree in child development, recreation, elementary education, physical education or related field, or its equivalent and 2-3 years previous experience or a similar agency is vital to the success in this position. Applicant must have basic programming skills with special emphasis on youth activities, retention and staff recruitment. Experience in all or some of the following: youth/adult sports, day camp and aquatics preferred. The ability to relate to all age groups is essential and specifically to the developmental needs of youth. Experience with volunteers, fiscal management, and program development is also important. The need exists to be current with community trends, highly motivated, mission-driven and a team player. Due to the diversity of responsibility, a high degree of organizational ability is needed. Strong skills are necessary in supervision, management, income production, expense control, public relations, promotion, communication skills, and record-keeping.
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