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Title  Day Camp Counselor - Seasonal
Salary  $250.00 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 is seeking for experienced individuals who will assist in the overall management and leadership of the YMCA Camps program. The 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.

Responsibilities:
• Provide a safe, clean, and healthy environment for the campers assigned to your group.
• Provide supervision and guidance, ensuring all have a joyful and beneficial experience.
• Create strong cabin unity through shared experiences, nightly vespers, and daily teambuilding.
• Teach assigned activities, motivating campers to participate in organized, safe, and fun activities.
• Communicate any concerns, or problems relating to campers or facility, to your immediate supervisor.
• Manage camper issues or activities. Take steps to correct poor behavior and refer problems to your supervisor when necessary.
• Recognize and acknowledge good behavior throughout the day and notify your supervisor of any camper’s consistent good behavior.
• Supervise campers at all times.
• Work with campers to keep the cabin clean during “cabin clean up” time.
• Follow camp policies and procedures at all times while performing duties.
• Meet with your supervisor weekly to discuss your performance, agree upon area for improvement and to address any concerns.
• Plan and organize cabin activities.
• Work with the program director to plan and run activities.
• Assist in the planning for the Friday Finale. Plan and prepare campers to participate in event.
• Help with planning a “Special Event Day”.
• Actively participate in all designated 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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