Program Specialist

Ignite your Passion, Live the Y Cause, and Join our Team!
Job Description

Would you like to change lives by providing an amazing experience for every camper? As a Program Specialist you get to teach kids self-reliance, a love for nature and the outdoors, and the development of attitudes and practices that build character and leadership – all amidst the fun of camp fires, canoeing, archery, talent shows, and meaningful relationships.

You will spend your day outside laughing, talking, and participating in camp activities. You will be the adult role model who encourages creativity, instills confidence, self-esteem, a life of adventure, and a sense of belonging. 

 In this position you will be able to use your skills to:

  • Build Relationships:
    • Work effectively with all members of a diverse team.
    • Provide excellent customer service at every opportunity.
  • Make great decisions:
    • Ensure that program areas are ready for group use prior to group arrival when possible.
    • Know and enforce rules as necessary to ensure safe use of the program areas.
    • Operate the camp store.
  • Provide quality results:
    • Provide a quality experience to campers & families focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

Hours:  Part-Time, Up to 25 hours per week 

Benefits: Part-Time employees are supported with the following benefits and perks:

  • Flexible scheduling around school and extracurricular activities 
  • Optional virtual tele-doc, dental and vision benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • 50% off YMCA Child Care services
  • Free Personal YMCA Membership
  • Free YMCA 360 Virtual Wellness Membership
  • YMCA Program and Merchandise discounts 
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Professional Education and Certification Opportunities


Location: Camp Lake Helena   


Are you a good fit?

  • You are at least 18 years old.
  • You have current CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications.
  • You want to make a difference in the life of a child.