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  • Summer Camp Counselor

    Posted: 06/08/2020

    OSITION SUMMARY:

    Provides direct supervision of a group of children in a seasonal day camp.  Provides a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, caring and faith.

     

    SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR: Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.  Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred

    Previous experience working with children preferably in a day camp setting

    Experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: outdoor living, archery, boating, camping, songs/music, skits, sports, aquatics, recreational games, etc.

    At least 18 years of age (The age minimum may be higher depending on state law and YMCA policies)

    Current CPR, First Aid, AED certifications, or obtain within 30 days of hire date

    Previous experience with diverse populations preferred

     

    EXPECTATIONS:

    Treats everyone with courtesy, respect and consideration; displays integrity; listens actively and genuinely; communicates in a clear and pleasant manner; embraces differences among people; demonstrates an active willingness to learn and grow; accepts constructive criticism; and works cooperatively as a team member

    Has a proven ability and concern for youth, and a desire to positively influence their development

    Attend trainings as required

     

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Requires a person of maturity and good judgment, who can operate with a minimum of guidance from the Youth Director

    Requires ability to exercise appropriate independent judgment, to assess facts and issues, and make non-routine decisions regarding day-to-day operational problems and issues

    Requires effective team-building and team-leadership skills

    Must maintain cooperative, functional relationships with senior leadership team, peers, and subordinates

    Must maintain positive, energetic attitude toward YMCA work, goals, and values.

    Performs the duties of direct reports as needed

     

    ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    May be required to walk, stand, run, kneel, climb and stoop.

    Must be able to sit on the floor and get back up

    Continuous operations requiring attention to detail and multi-tasking

    Must be able to lift, pull and pull up to 50 pounds

    Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time

    Must be physically able to successfully complete required certifications

     

    BACKGROUND CHECKS:

    An offer of employment is contingent upon receipt of satisfactory results to meet minimum requirements of the position.  They may include criminal background and reference checks, E-Verify, drug test, driver’s license record, and/or a Child Protective Services Check (CPS).  Additional driver’s license check, CPS, criminal background check, alcohol, and/or drug testing may be required to be processed in the future in order to meet and/or maintain the requirements of this position.

    Apply at https://usr58.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/yshr/Posting/View/2811