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Title  Cabin Counselor - Seasonal
Salary  $180.00 P/W
Description  The YMCA of Greater New York is the largest youth-service organization in NYC. The organization has grown to encompass 21 branches and more than 140 sites
throughout the five boroughs of New York City in addition to three camp sites and an upstate conference center.

The New York YMCA Camp, located in Huguenot, New York, is seeking for experienced individuals who will assist in the successful operation of the sleep-away summer
camp program. The Cabin Counselor will oversee a cabin and groups of campers in daily camp activities. S/he will lead, motivate and provide a safe camp program which
fosters children’s social, spiritual, physical, and intellectual growth. Room and board provided.

Responsibilities:
• Provide a physically and emotionally, safe, clean, and healthy environment.
• Create strong cabin unity through shared experiences, nightly vespers, and daily teambuilding activities.
• Be a consistent role model to the campers.
• Provide supervision and guidance, ensuring all have a joyful and beneficial experience.
• Work closely and in unison with your Co-Counselor.
• Communicate any concerns or problems, relating to campers or facility, to your immediate supervisor.
• Teach assigned activities, motivating campers to participate in organized, safe, and fun activities.
• Supervise campers at all times.
• Plan and organize cabin activities.
• Recognize and acknowledge good behavior throughout the day and notify your Division Leader of any camper’s consistent good behavior.
• Manage camper issues or activities. Take steps to correct poor behavior and refer problems to your Division Leader or Cabin Life Director when necessary.
• Work with campers to keep the cabin clean during “cabin clean up” time.
• Meet with the Village Director weekly to discuss your performance, agree upon areas for improvement and address your concerns.
• Work with the activity specialists to plan and run activities.
• Follow camp policies and procedures at all times while performing duties.
• Assist in the planning for an Inter-Camp Committee.
• Plan and prepare campers to participate in evening programs, chapels, and campfires.
• Attend weekly staff meetings.
Required 
Skills 
Qualifications:
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Minimum of 18 years of age.
• Must be responsible and caring, and enjoy working with children and being outdoors.


We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with an organizational culture committed to serving all members of our community. If you would like to be a member
of our dynamic team, apply online at https://ymcanewyork.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App.


New York City’s YMCA | WE’RE HERE FOR GOOD
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
Application 
Deadline 
05/31/2013
Preferred 
Application 
Method 
Other

Hiring Organization

Name  YMCA of Greater New York
Description  The YMCA of Greater New York is a community service organization which promotes positive values through programs that build spirit, mind and body, welcoming all
people, with a focus on youth.
Industry  Non-Profit
Web site 
Address 
http://www.ymcanyc.org

Hiring Contact Information

Name  Ms. Shelley Archer
Title  HR Compliance Specialist
Department  Human Resources
Email 
Address 
sarcher@ymcanyc.org
Mailing 
Address 
5 West 63rd Street
6th floor
New York NY 10023
Phone 
Number 
212 630-9600
Fax 
Number 
917 441 9580
Alumni?  No

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