Custodian/Kitchen Staff Overnight Camp Santa Maria

Songs, chants, s’mores, dance parties and the amazing Rocky Mountains included!
Camp Description
YMCA Camp Santa Maria is a traditional overnight camp located on 1,000+ beautiful acres near Bailey, Colorado (less 90 min drive from Denver). We are a mid-sized camp providing children ages 6-17 with outdoor adventures, resilience-nurturing experiences, support from a welcoming camp community, new skills and countless moments of fun, silliness and smile-inducing joy. Join our team and your summer could include epic hikes, backpacking, sharing outdoor skills, stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking, as you immerse our campers in the community and culture of our mountain summer camp.
Job Description

YMCA Camp Santa Maria near Grant CO is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic housekeeping custodian and kitchen assistant to provide support for the camp by maintaining a clean, safe and enjoyable environment. From helping in the kitchen to assisting our maintenance staff, from setting up a program space to turning off the lights at the end of the evening, you will play a crucial role in keeping camp awesome. Our ideal candidate understands the power of teamwork and is eager to work with other members of our staff team throughout the summer. We are looking for camp staffers with an "I've got this" mindset ' bringing cool-headedness and confidence to tackle the challenges and changes that pop up daily.

Pay Rate: $14-16/hour, up to 40 hours each week and you may have the option to live at camp. Training starts on May 22nd.

OUR BENEFITS ROCK. All full-time Santa Maria seasonal staff are eligible to receive a free family membership to the YMCA of Northern Colorado: From teens to seniors, this benefit impacts the entire household! And your family can receive 50% to 100% off YMCA of Northern Colorado Programs. That includes free YMCA Camp Noco traditional day camp, youth sports, learn to skate and swim lessons, and half off YMCA Camp Santa Maria overnight camp, personal training, specialty summer camps, and childcare. Have questions about how our benefits apply to you? Your unique benefits package will be discussed at the point of hire

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We were founded as the Young Men's Christian Association in 1844. But today, we are The Y, an association that values, and is made stronger by, its diverse people. At the YMCA of Northern Colorado, we are committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious affiliation.

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • CPR, WFA, AED certifications and Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire date. We can provide these.
  • Previous experience with diverse populations preferred.
Essential Functions
  • Assists in the daily upkeep of camp. This may include washing dishes, setting the dining hall, clean-up after meals, maintaining cleanliness in all areas and performing any maintenance that may be determined by the Y staff or the Dower employees.
  • Adheres to program standards and expectations including safety and cleanliness standards.
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings.
  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
  • Maintains positive relations with campers and other staff. Models' relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. Maintains constructive and timely communication with supervisors.