Seasonal Camp Counselor

Love kids? Like making new friends? Want to create life-long memories? If yes, become a Camp Counselor and join our team today!
Job Description

Summer Camp runs June 20th- August 25th. Monday - Friday, 7:30am-5:30pm.

Pre-Camp Mandatory training days on June 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th 

JOB TYPE: Full-time, Temporary--SUMMER SEASONAL

SALARY: $16.00 per hour--Free Individual Membership and EAP

If you are looking to have the best summer ever please submit your resume to our HR Department today at [email protected] and let us know how you heard of the position today

The Y: We’re for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. 

The YMCA of Central Massachusetts provides an environment that reflects, respects, and celebrates our differences and the richness of diversity, resulting in strengthening the foundation of community through our pillars of youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. 

  • Current CPR, AED and First Aid Certifications
  • Desire and Ability to work with children indoors and outdoors
  • Ability to assist in teaching an activity
  • Ability to relate to one’s peer group
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Have reliable transportation to get to camp on time on a regular basis
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control
  • At least 16 years of age 
Essential Functions

Under the supervision of the Day Camp Director, the camp counselor is responsible for helping to plan and implement camp program, identify and meet camper needs, lead and guide group of campers, while maintaining YMCA day camp standards and DPH standards.

Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

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Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.

Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness
to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.