Program Officer

Are you an outdoor professional looking for a change? Are you looking for a stimulating role in the spectacular coastal environments that the Mornington Peninsula has to offer? YMCA Camp Manyung, located just a short walk from the Port Phillip foreshore, is seeking a Program Officer to join their dynamic team!
About Camp Manyung
Camp Manyung is a recreation camp located in Mt Eliza on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, and managed by YMCA Camps. Catering to schools and groups year-round, the team at Camp Manyung run a variety of programs and activities to suit every group, from snorkelling and kayaking to archery and raft building.
Featuring a state-of-the-art recreation centre, flexible and accessible accommodation and picturesque outdoor areas, Camp Manyung is the perfect place to explore the great outdoors.
About the Role
As Program Officer, you will deliver programs and activities to visiting schools and community groups, and liaise with teachers and group leaders to ensure learning outcomes are achieved in an engaging and safe manner.

As Program Officer, you will be responsible for:
  • Ensuring all camp programs are delivered effectively and safely
  • Assisting in preparing, implementing and evaluating a range of programs for different groups
  • Maintaining program equipment
  • Upholding the values of the YMCA at all times
This role offers competitive hourly rates - please contact us for further information.

About You
You are a motivated individual with experience in the delivery of outdoor recreation programs involving young people. You can demonstrate leadership qualities, and possess strong interpersonal skills, which will allow you to build strong and positive relationships with a number of stakeholders.
In return, YMCA Victoria offers you flexible working, rostering arrangements, opportunities for career development and growth, and a range of further benefits.
Mandatory Qualifications
  • Level 2 First Aid & current CPR certificate
  • Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation
  • Current Drivers Licence
Other Required Qualifications
  • Canoe Level 1 certificate
At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police check, working with children check and reference checks). To learn more about our commitment to safeguarding children and young people visit
In keeping with current Victorian health directions it is a requirement that staff attending our facilities are fully vaccinated. Please be aware that you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status as part of the recruitment process.


At the YMCA, we value our people. Working for us means you’ll enjoy great work/life balance and a range of benefits which improve your wellbeing and help you develop as an individual, such as:
  • Flexible working and rostering arrangements 
  • Opportunities for career development and growth 
  • Free access to gyms, recreation, and aquatics centres across the state 
  • Free access to the Virtual Y – online health and wellness 
  • Opportunity to work on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula
How to Apply
Working for the YMCA is a rewarding and challenging experience for those with a positive attitude, zest for life and who seek to contribute to the bigger picture. If this is you, click the Apply button or email for further information.