Summer Camp Counselor
Seasonal weekday hours between 7:15 am - 6:15 pm
Up to 40 hours per week, Part time available as well
Pay Range $10.50 – $11.00 / hour
JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Director of Community Programs & Camp Coordinator in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Marshall Area YMCA, Counselors are the primary staff working with a group of up to 110 children that are divided among four individual camps. Youth are ages 3-entering 7th grade.
Counselors are responsible for the care of youth in the camp program as well as planning and leading activities. Activities range from arts, STEM, gym games, swimming, parks, and more. Camp also travels to field trips in and outside the Marshall area.
In addition he/she is to aid the Marshall Area YMCA in fulfilling our mission to instill the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility through programs and services that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Summer camp runs from June 1st- September 4th. Counselors are given a maximum of one week off (exceptions may be made for staff needing to leave for college). Training will be held in the last two weeks of May.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Position requires a person with experience in working with younger children and leading activities. Must be at least 18 years of age. Person must have an energetic personality that reflects a love of children, can understand and meet their wide variety of needs, and is creative and fun. CPR and First Aid certifications are required (may be obtained upon being hired).
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND PREREQUISITES: Incumbent must be able to move easily across a variety of indoor and outdoor terrain; participate in typical outdoor children’s games, sports and activities; watch and listen to the activities of a group of children; lift up to 50 pounds; and spend up to eight hours per day outside in a variety of summer weather conditions.
TO APPLY: Applications are available at the YMCA at 200 S A Street or online at www.marshallareaymca.org Application deadline is April 1st.