Day Camps Supervisor (Seasonal)

Day Camps Supervisor (Seasonal)

  • Truckee
  • Min $23.85 Mid $28.33 Max $32.79 USD / Year
Tahoe Donner Association
11509 Northwoods Blvd.
(530) 587-9415
About Tahoe Donner Association

Under the direction of the Trout Creek Recreation Manager, the Day Camps Supervisor is responsible for overseeing all the day camp programs of Tahoe Donner Association including staffing, camp scheduling, inventory purchasing, payroll, training staff, supervising staff, staff scheduling, and directing the day-to-day operations of all camp activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the planning and implementation of all Day Camp programs including registration processes, procedures, and administration.

Provide excellent customer service to customers, parents, children, employees and business partners.  Coordinates all travel and activity plans for campers and counseling staff.

Assist members and guests with information about day camps and recreational activities, including marketing materials, parent correspondence, and safety information.

Maintain current knowledge, implement, and enforce Association rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

Promote a fun and welcoming atmosphere while maintaining a safe and stimulating environment for Day Camp participants.

Participate with set-up and dismantling program props, signs, and other equipment as needed.  Clean and maintain camp area, supplies and equipment.

Coordinate, supervise, actively participate in and evaluate day camp and recreation activities with children and young adults.

Motivate, lead and supervise day camp counselor staff and guide them with the “vision” of the Tahoe Donner Day Camp program.

Assist staff with daily needs at camps and with children.

Create daily, weekly, monthly and summer schedule(s) for camp and counselors.

Keep the operating budget in mind; order all crafts, snacks, office supplies, learning utensils and literature.

Work with manager to evaluate, develop, implement, and innovate day camps and related activities.

Track, maintain and procure all needed supplies and equipment for Day Camp programs.

Maintain records, registrations, rosters, waivers, evaluations and statistics for day camp attendance and activities.


To perform this job satisfactorily, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty.  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.


Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in recreation administration or related field and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification recommended.

Requires current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid certifications.

AED training may be provided if necessary.

Requires possession of valid Class C Driver License with a driving record meeting the minimum standards required by the Association insurance carrier.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Effectively communicate with members and all patrons based on knowledge of all day camps programs.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


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 stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and communicate.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; ascend or descend or balance; and position oneself close to the ground.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift to waist and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.  The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Coordinate five day camp operations. Manage Camp Leaders and Camp Counselors.  Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit.  Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

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