Camp Speers-Eljabar YMCA

Summer Day Camp Counselor

Closing On: Thursday, 12 June 2014
Job Type:

Summer Camp
Seasonal Employment
Pay Rate: $295-$350 per week
Duration: 10 - 11 weeks
Job Description:

·         Attend staff training

·         Lead and supervise a group of 10-12 campers

·         Suggest programming ideas with the YMCA goals and policies in mind

·         Teach activities such as arts & crafts, archery, confidence course, nature hikes, and other camp activities

·         Effective communication with parents

·         Keep accurate documentation of attendance, absentees and emergency/medical information on each child

·         Help director in planning and coordination of activities that fit the children's needs and interests

·         Guiding the campers in respecting the rights of others and the environment and maintaining safe behavior

·         Attend Staff meeting each week to plan for the coming week

·         Supervise care of facilities, supplies, and equipment

·         Assume responsibility for the health and safety of the campers

·         Report accidents and incidents promptly

·         Be a good example in appearance, attitude and behavior

·         Be available from 8:30am – 5:30pm each day. Some days may require arriving at 7:00am or leaving at 6:00pm.

Preferred Skills:

A Day Camp Counselor should be a minimum of 18 years of age and a high school graduate. Previous knowledge of and experience with children in an organized program is recommended. Ability to guide children and help them learn. General knowledge in the following areas: sports & games, arts & crafts, music and drama, nature and swimming. Ability to supervise and be supervised. Ability to give and follow directions in emergencies.

Please print and complete our Employment Application along with four (one by a family member) completed Written Reference Forms and return to:

Camp Speers-Eljabar YMCA
143 Nichecronk Road
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
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