Camp Counselor

Midwest Dental
Bethesda, MD
Jul 13, 2018
Jul 16, 2018
Full Time
HOME>CAREER OPPORTUNITIES>OPEN POSITIONS Return to Search Email to Friend Print Opens a new window Camp Counselor The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is currently recruiting for serveral camp positions. Come make a difference with us! YMCAYMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase LocationBethesda, MD Job Description The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is celebrating over 160 years of charitable service to the Washington Metropolitan area. The Y has a strong commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. Anchored in more than 10,000 neighborhoods around the country, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. The Y is a cause driven organization that offers tremendous opportunities to make a difference. We invite you to join us in this amazing work to develop your skills, to realize your leadership potential and discover a career that is so much more than a job. The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is currently recruiting for several Camp positions at our Bethesda Chevy Chase Branch and our Ayrlawn Program Center in Bethesda, Maryland. We are looking to hire: Camp Counselors, Sr. Camp Directors, and Assistant Camp Directors. Qualifications High school diploma Must be 18 years of age Current CPR and First Aid Certification Documentation of physical examination and TB skin test Clear the local jurisdiction requirements for criminal background and/or fingerprinting Must meet the county/state licensing requirements Prior experience in supervision of children or one season s experience as a junior counselor or have completed the CIT program Skilled in teaching a variety of crafts, songs, stories, games, sports, aquatics and related camp activities Must be able to effectively communicate with children and parents Must understand and be committed to working with diverse population and to YMCA character development Complete Training for: Blood Borne Pathogens Facility Orientation Child Care Policy/Prevention of child abuse Day Camp Policies Staff/Parent Handbook Camp Curriculum Emergency Procedures * The YMCA requires that all camp staff attend a minimum of 21 hours of training prior to the start of summer camp and that it be documented in personnel files. Essential Functions Assists other staff members with planning and carrying out activities with a particular small group Promotes good personal relationships, teaches planned activities, and stays alert to potential health or safety dangers to campers Supports the Camp Director in planning and leading camp activities Ensures all supplies and program needs are available at the time necessary for the campers and ensures that the camp site is clean and neat when activities are over Attends all staff trainings, staff meetings, and participates in family events and activities Responsible for the health and safety of the campers; conduct hourly head counts throughout the day and in accordance with the Day Care/Day Camp Policy Interacts with the children at all times, taking part in each activity in which the children are involved Assists and participates in all camp-wide activities and special events Encourages respect for personal property, camp equipment, and facilities Write and follow a weekly lesson plan that has been pre-approved by Camp Director Maintains good public relations with parents Supports the program goals of the YMCA as a whole and the branch in particular Salary: Full Time/Hourly: $12. 00-$15. 00 The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. For other YMCA career opportunities visit our website at www. ymcadc. org. Salary$24,000. 00

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