Posted on Jan. 9, 2018
As the nation's leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a lasting difference in your community. As a key member of the Summer Camp staff team, the counselor is responsible for creating a safe, fun and positive atmosphere that promotes member engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.
Uphold the mission of the YMCA, and demonstrate behaviors that reflect a determined, genuine, hopeful, and welcoming nature.
Stands and greets parents and campers by name.
Engages campers in learning activities.
Maintains positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
Knows, understands, and consistently applies all safety rules.
Communicates with parents and caregivers in a professional manner that represents the Y regarding their child's activities/day.
Possess a willingness to work with youth and have FUN.
Able to be a role model for campers and teens in our programs.
A leader that has initiative, enthusiasm, and strong interpersonal skills.
Attends all staff meetings and training as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Minimum age of 17.
Team player with personal commitment to YMCA Mission, Philosophy & Character Development Values.
People centered, service oriented.
Ability to lead group activities
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Previous camp or group work experience preferred.
Tolerate heat and humidity for extended periods of time.
Standing for extended periods of time
Noise Level: High
Exposure to heat and sun for extended periods
Lifting up to 50lbs
Climbing, sitting, standing, walking and kneeling
Tolerate heat and humidity for extended periods of time
Must be able to be outdoors for major portions of the day.
STATUS: Part-time, Non-Exempt
STARTING SALARY: $9.00+ (Based on Experience)
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