The Summer Day Camp Supervisor supports the work of the YMCA of Southern Arizona, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The position provides direction youth in the program and implements summer day camp program curriculum. Provides a quality experience youth and parents that focuses on building achievement and belonging in youth and relationships among youth and within families.

Essential Functions:

  1. Supervises staff and provides oversight of summer camp programming for all assigned sites and/or locations. Responsible for staff scheduling.
    Creates, implement and evaluate lesson plans for curriculum within the established guidelines.
  2. Nurtures children through purposeful programming dedicated to building achievement and belonging in youth and relationships among youth and within families.
  3. Actively engages children and oversees all summer camp program activities including ADA accommodations where appropriate. Follows all procedures and standards.
  4. Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.
  5. Cultivates positive relationships, conducts parent conferences, and maintains effective communication with parents.
  6. Engages parents as volunteers and connects them to the YMCA.
  7. Oversees the maintenance of program site and equipment to ensure it is hazard free, clean and well organized.
  8. Oversees the maintenance of required program records including purchasing and inventory of materials.
  9. Attends and participates in all program activities, events, staff meetings, and staff trainings.
  10. Must complete eighteen (18) hours of Early Education training and/or course work annually in person and online.
  11. Adhere to guidelines applicable to Child Care Food Program and attend CACFP annual training. Orient and train staff on required procedural steps.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • At Least 21 years of age.
  • Current Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • Current CPR, First Aid, AED certifications or completion within thirty days of hire.
  • Proof of Health Exam and negative TB test.
  • High school degree or GED.
  • At least one year of experience leading and working with children in a variety of program settings including day camp, after school and virtual school where applicable.
  • At least 6 months experience in a supervisory role.
  • CDA, NAC, CCP, Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree in Early Education or closely related field preferred.
  • Completion of assigned online training within seven days of hire.
  • Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate and developmentally appropriate program activities.
  • Previous experience with diverse populations and/or the ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.
  • Understands the YMCA of Southern Arizona is a public accommodation committed to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

All employees will lead by example to teach participants the importance of the YMCA core values: Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility. A post offer background screening is required for this position. This is a non-benefit eligible position, schedule will be dependent on business needs Monday – Friday from 6:00 am – 6:00 pm.

To apply send your resume and application to, or pick up an application at your local YMCA branch and turn in the completed application along with your resume to:

YMCA of Southern Arizona
Attn: Youth Development Department
60 W Alameda ST
Tucson, AZ 85701

** Please note, we will not accept resumes or applications, for this position, if you apply through a third party vendor.**