Day Camp Special Events Coordinator

  • YMCA of Northern Alberta
  • Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • Feb 23, 2018
Seasonal Event Coordination Recreation

Job Description

Day Camp Special Events Coordinator

Location: William Lutsky Family YMCA

Status: Accepting

Type of Position: Seasonal

Placement Date: Immediate

The YMCA of Northern Alberta has the following 2 full-time summer positions from May 5 – August 31, 2018 available (based out of the William Lutsky Family YMCA):

Day Camp Special Events Coordinator (2 Positions; Region 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: $15.40/hour

Key Responsibilities:

  • Book, schedule, communicate organize, and lead Inter-Branch Association Camp Special Events; Swim Meets, Sports Tournaments, Out-Trips, Partnerships, Guest Speakers and Celebration of Canadian Multiculturalism activities.
  • Record and Track all camp schedules on one large spreadsheet and publish weekly communications on all camp bookings and events.
  • Observe, evaluate, and report on special event audits in the framework provided by the Preschool, Child and Youth task group.
  • Assist in the recruitment and development of Community Partnerships for the YMCA of Northern Alberta Day Camps.
  • 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)


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


  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office; advanced Excel skills.
  • Highly Organized leader that is detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, well developed interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Knowledge in Alberta Camping Association (ACA) Standards is an Asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience in negotiations and partnership building.

How to Apply

Applications will remain open until April 5, 2018.  Apply by email with Resume and Covering Letter in Word or PDF format.  Please include the Job Title in the Subject line of your email.

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