Community Outreach Team Leader

YMCA of Greater Houston

Conroe, TX, USA

Full time

Healthcare / Non Profit

Aug 18

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  • Provides direction for the Outreach program and staff. Implements an enrichment experience in our Outreach programs. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on youth development, including the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, caring, and faith.
  • Essential Functions: 
  1. Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
  2. Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans.
  3. Lead staff in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
  4. Maintains communication with parents and engages parents as volunteers.
  5. Facilitates both formal and informal play in an outdoor environment.
  6. Maintains the program site and equipment, assists with the set-up and breakdown of activity centers and cleaning of the program area.
  7. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
  8. Maintains required program records.
  9. Makes sound decisions in alignment with YMCA and state standards.
  10. Acts as a role model to campers and staff by exemplifying the YMCA’s five core values.
  11. Maintains positive relations with children, parents, school personnel, and other staff.
  12. Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff trainings.
  13. Reports suspicious and inappropriate behaviors and policy violations.
  14. Follows mandated abuse and incident reporting requirements.
  15. Meets timelines and deadlines related to supporting systems and employee compliance. Example includes but are not limited to Kronos Workforce Ready for review and approval of time sheets.
  • YMCA Competencies (Leader):
  • Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.
  • Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
  • Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.
  • Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
  • Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.
  • Qualifications:
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  1. High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  2. At least 18 years of age.
  3. CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention trainings.
  4. Minimum one year previous experience working with children in a day camp.
  5. Experience preferred in on or more of the following areas: outdoor living, archery, boating,  camping, songs/music, skits, sports, aquatics, recreational games.
  6. Ability to plan, organize, and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities.
  7. Previous experience with diverse populations.
  8. Current record of tuberculosis examination and/or current local health department regulations, examinations, and/or immunization as required by the local or State Department of Health.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with demonstrated interested in the welfare of children; prior childcare or baby-sitting experience is preferred.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.
  • 19500 Main St.
  • Conroe, TX, 77385
  • United States
  • Base Pay:
  • $13.00 / Hour
  • Employee Type:
  • Part Time
  • Contact Information
  • Name:
  • Jeremy Hickman
  • Email:
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