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YMCA of Niagara - March Break Day Camp Site Supervisor

Company Name:YMCA of Niagara

Position Title:March Break Day Camp Site Supervisor

Location:Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada

Job Type:Contract : Part Time

Start Date:March 13, 2023

End Date:March 17, 2023


Hourly Wage:16.25

Shift Work:Yes

Applications Open:December 29, 2022

Applications Closed:February 17, 2023

Job Requirements

• Minimum two years’ experience working with children or youth in a Day Camp and/or Residential Camp setting or equivalent
• Previous experience motivating, leading, supervising, and coaching staff
• Minimum 2 years Post-Secondary Education
• Values driven individuals who make excellent role models for children and youth
• Sound judgement and decision-making skills
• Energy, enthusiasm, and flexibility
• Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) Training is an asset
• The ability to participate in physical activity, and work in an outdoor environment in various weather conditions
• Organizational and administrative skills
• Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C
• A clear and satisfactory criminal record check inclusive of the vulnerable sector search (CRC VSS) issued for the YMCA of Niagara
• Access to reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
• Participate in training and adhere to the YMCA Child Protection Policy and Procedures


Child and Youth Focused
Commits to assisting growth and development among children and youth.

Commitment to Organization Vision and Values
Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, strategic outcomes and values of the YMCA.

Concern for Health and Safety
Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction.

Team Work
Actively builds teams and encourages open relationships for maximum organizational effectiveness.

Creativity and Innovation
Develops new ways or adapts existing ideas to help us achieve desired results.

Guides, motivates and inspires self and others to take action to achieve desired outcomes.

Relationship Building and Collaboration
Builds positive interactions both internally and externally to achieve work related goals.

Planning and Organizing
Establishes a clearly defined and effective course of action for self and others to accomplish short and long term work goals.

Job Description
March Break Day Camp Site Supervisor

Location YMCA Day Camp at sites in St. Catharines, Grimsby, Welland, Port Colborne and Niagara Falls

Pay $16.25/hour

Employment Type Seasonal Contract – 42.5 to 44 hours per week. Hours of work are primarily Monday to Friday daytime, with some evenings and weekends required for 10+ hours of paid training in advance of camp.

Placement Date March 13-17, 2023 with training prior

Why Work for the YMCA?

As a charitable organization, the YMCA of Niagara aspires to be a great workplace, committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, where different backgrounds, experiences, and identities are appreciated and celebrated. Guided by our shared values – caring, health, honesty, inclusiveness, respect, and responsibility - the YMCA provides our employees with meaningful jobs and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals and the health of our communities. We recognize the contributions of our staff through growth opportunities and great benefits, and the knowledge that their day-to-day actions have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the people of Niagara.


Site Supervisors provide leadership to a YMCA Day Camp site. This includes site set up, staff training, program quality, problem solving, scheduling, supervision of staff and more! Site Supervisors maintain open, effective, and positive communication with parents, staff, community partners and other stakeholders. Site Supervisors are dynamic, organized, energetic, and responsible.


• Co-ordinates programs and ensures safe, quality programs for participants and staff.
• Provides staff supervision including training, mentoring, coaching and performance evaluations.
• Assists with all aspects of the operation of camp (e.g., registration, parent liaison, promotion, set up, closing).
• Provides leadership during staff training and quality assessments.
• Ensures all Ontario Camps Association standards are met and maintained.
• Ensures that there is sufficient supplies and equipment for the delivery of the program.
• Informs Camp Leadership of any serious occurrences/complaints about camp.
• Ensures that all staff on site adhere to Policies and Procedures developed by the YMCA.
• Makes immediate decisions to ensure safety and reacts accordingly to a crisis.
• Address parental concerns and ensure maximum customer satisfaction.
• Maintains regular contact with staff, camp participants, parents, community agencies and volunteers involved in program.
• Leads staff meetings for their site
• Embrace diversity and inclusion of all individuals.
• Participate in all mandatory training and adhere to the YMCA Child Protection Policies and Procedures as established by the YMCA of Niagara.
• Follow Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) guidelines (when certified)
• Follow Covid-19 protocols and procedures to support a safe environment for participants and staff
• Other duties as assigned.

Contact Information

How to Apply:All applicants are invited to apply online by February 17, 2023 by visiting

Contact Name:Tracey Cosco

Contact Email: