Sports Camp Lead Counselor Provides direct supervision of a group of children in Sports day camp. Provides a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

Essential Functions/ Responsibilities

1. Provide leadership and guidance for a summer camp group and staff. 2. Plans and implements program activities that are relevant to the sports theme of the week, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values. 3. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards. 4. Assists children in daily needs, such as washing hands, restroom use, tracking belongings, etc. 5. Attends staff meetings and trainings. 6. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, drop-off/pick procedures, supervision, incident reports, accurate head counts, child abuse prevention and emergencies. 7. Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions.

Required Qualifications:

CPR, First Aid, Emergency Oxygen, and Child Abuse Prevention training before start of 1st shift.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Two to three years camp or related experience and relevant experience in supervision and administration of camp or youth programs preferred. 2. High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred. 3. Previous experience working with children preferably in a day camp setting 4. Experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: Basketball, football, baseball, soccer, coaching or officiating youth sports, childcare or camp experience. 5. At least 18 years of age. 6. Previous experience with diverse populations preferred.

Physical Demands: 

Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings

Pay Rate: starting at $9.00 an hour

Days and Times: Monday- Friday 730-1pm

Contact: Jack Miller at [email protected]