Counselor-in-Training Coordinator

YMCA Camp Kresge is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic individual to implement the Counselor-in-Training and Leader-in-Training programs.
Camp Description
The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA owns and operates YMCA Camp Kresge, a beautiful 1,100 acre facility located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains. Situated on the banks of beautiful Beaver Lake, YMCA Camp Kresge offers a wide variety of summer camps including Day Camp, Overnight Camp, and Teen Leadership Programs.
Job Description

Supervise Leader-in-Training and Counselor-in Training programs under guidance of the Camp & Conference Director. Provide feedback on CIT/LIT curriculum and additions to enhance the program. Act as a cabin counselor for CITs and a support/resource for LIT counselors & campers. Lead CIT camping trip and training sessions. Provide coaching and guidance to CITs when shadowing counselors & cabins.

Camp season runs for 8 weeks total (1 week of training, 7 weeks of overnight camp programs).

Qualifications
  • Be at least 20 years of age or older.
  • At least 1 year camp supervision experience preferred

  • Camp/lifeguarding/youth work experience beneficial

  • Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record

Essential Functions
  • Facilitate CIT training sessions.
  • Provide input into CIT program.
  • Act as a resource for LIT counselors.
  • Mentor/evaluate CITs during shadowing weeks.
  • Lead CITs on camping trip in local state park.
  • Assist CITs in development of all-camp programs.
  • Ensure CIT program is supportive and inclusive for all campers in the program.
  • Attend senior staff/summer staff meetings as assigned.
  • Complete nightly cabin report.
  • Other duties as assigned to ensure the successful running of overnight camp program.
Required Certifications

First Aid & CPR (Will train upon acceptance of position)