Camp and Program Director

The Hamilton Area YMCA Sawmill Branch is seeking a dynamic, outgoing self-starter and experienced camping  and program professional.  



Hamilton Area YMCA

Hamilton, NJ

The Hamilton Area YMCA Sawmill Branch is seeking a dynamic, outgoing self-starter and experienced camping professional to oversee our summer day camp and youth leagues. The Sawmill Branch is a 50+ acre outdoor recreation facility complete with 3 full size soccer fields, 2 baseball fields, outdoor basketball and volleyball courts and an outdoor pool with a 100’ water slide. Our summer day camp program has over 30 different camp types and 400 campers per day.  Our youth leagues have over 800 participants throughout the year. 

Reporting to the Vice President, Operations, this position is responsible for the growth and implementation of the day camp program, youth and adult sport leagues, and the growth of youth programs and family events.

Candidates must possess strong organizational, communication and supervisory skills and the ability to relate well to campers, staff, parents and volunteers. 

Candidates must have the ability to manage multiple projects/programs at the same time.  

Marketing and budget experience is also expected. 

Bachelor's degree in related field is required.  

YMCA experience is preferred.  

Summer Camp – Candidates should have proven experience in leading and developing a large summer day camp and camp staff.  Candidates must have the ability to lead staff trainings and communicate with parents.  Experience hiring and supervising staff and communicating clear expectations for staff is a must.  The candidate will have a commitment to program growth and financial improvement and will have the ability to build upon a successful summer camp program.  

Youth and Adult Leagues - Candidates should have proven experience in developing and leading youth and adult sport leagues. Excellence in scheduling and organization is required to manage/create practice and game schedules for various leagues running at multiple locations. This position is directly responsible for recruitment and development of staff and volunteer coaches.



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