STEM Camp Program Specialist - Woodruff Family YMCA
Company: Central Connecticut Coast YMCA
Posted on: March 10, 2023
A Career with a Cause:
Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. Our mission is to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. The Y strengthens the foundations of communities and families through our key areas of focus; youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility and our core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. We are committed to this cause because a strong community is achieved when we invest in our children, health, neighbors, and values.
We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and grow. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.
This position supports the mission and work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization. The Day Camp Program Specialist at the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA provides various camp programs in their area of specialty, for a group of children of at a seasonal day camp. Maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals while promoting and maintaining safe conditions in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Creates positive, nurturing relationships with children, while building cooperative relationships with parents/caregivers. Promotes and supports the potential of all youth in programs and facilitates peer-to-peer connections as part of the overall camp experience. The Day Camp Program Specialist assures the well-being for each participant in line with YMCA of the USA guidelines and association policies in accordance with their training.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
Collaboration: Creates sustainable relationships within the Y and with other organizations in service to the community.
Communication & Influence: Listens and expresses self effectively and in a way that engages, inspires, and builds commitment to the Y's cause.
Developing Self & Others: Develops self and supports others (e.g., staff, volunteers, members, program participants), both formally and informally, to achieve their highest potential.
Program/Project Management: Ensures program or project goals are met and intended impact occurs.
Critical Thinking & Decision Making: Makes informed decisions based on logic, data, and sound judgment.
Inclusion: Values all people for their unique talents, and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and global work, as well as cultural competence.
Functional Expertise: Executes superior technical skills for the role.
Experience, Education, and Qualifications:
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