Camp Manito-wish YMCA is seeking an Operations Director to join
YMCA Camp Manito-Wish YMCA Inc.
Location Boulder Junction, WI 54512-0246
Job Description Provides overall direction to our operations &
guides risk management protocols to ensure that all delivery
systems are of the highest quality. Working with members of the
operations team; incorporates the strategic plan and character and
leadership development through the Manito-wish collaborative
Qualifications Extensive knowledge of camping programs including
a strong background of wilderness travel.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Works to achieve the
YMCA Multi-team or Branch status within first two-years.
Understanding of property and facility management.
Successful experience in management of full-time and seasonal
staff, and volunteers with the ability to lead collaborative
Strong communication skills; written, oral, and social
Ability to work with staff, participants, and sponsoring
agencies by exhibiting excellent listening skills, confidence,
honesty and follow-through.
Strong attention to detail and highly organized.
Highly motivated and able to multi-task and manage time
Ability to travel to assist in recruiting for participants and
Ability to relate effectively to variety of groups.
Essential Functions Guides the day-to-day operations of Camp in
accordance with the strategic plan, mission, vision, and
Serves as a member of the management team to set and implement
the overall direction and goals of the organization.
Hires, manages, and evaluates the property manager and camp
Has a deep understanding of the power of overnight camping as a
key element of youth development.
Oversees overall risk management and ensures consistent training
expectations and follow through are in place.
Supervises the organization’s environmental stewardship vision.
Ensures steps are taken to increase our efforts as well as review
and support current efforts.
Collaborates with directors to ensure our program offerings,
staff and delivery are intentional and focus on our mission, vision
& commitment statements.
Ensures practices are in place that support Camp’s diversity,
equity, and inclusion initiatives.
Manages in collaboration with the property manager to ensure
facilities and property, serve the camp community at a high level
Reviews annual program and property budgets in conjunction with
appropriate staff. Accepts responsibility for management
expenditures in these areas.
Serves on various task forces as appropriate established by the
board of directors and attends meetings of the full-board.
Represents camp at YMCA, ACA and other kindred organizations and
In collaboration with the property manager and camp director,
provides oversight for all ACA, state, fire and other inspections
to ensure compliance.