Jr Camp Counselor

The YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee is currently hiring for Jr Camp Counselors at our resident camp location, Camp Minikani.  
Job Description

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. It’s who we are, who we aspire to be and how we show up every day. We are cause driven. We don’t just show up, we show up with purpose. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger, beginning with you.

  • Model values of honesty, integrity and the ability to work well with a diverse population of members
  • Outstanding judgment and commitment to safe practices
  • Ability to be outdoors for majority of the day
Essential Functions
  1. Understand and implement the Vision and Values of Camp Minikani and the YMCA.
  2. Build relationships with campers, staff, AD Staff, Camping Services team, parents, and alumni.
  3. Support LTs while they complete their assigned roles at meals.
  4. Assist LTs in waitering all meals.
  5. Assist Day Camp Directors with check-in and check-out when available.
  6. Assist Leadership and Trips Director with check-in and check-out of camping equipment.
  7. Assist Leadership and Trips Director in maintenance of all camping equipment in the outpost.
  8. Support and facilitate evening activity programming.
  9. Foster relationships between the campers and staff of all Units.
  10. Assist with opening and closing day.
  11. Support health center with lice checks and other opening day tasks.
  12. When available, support skills and cabin activity programming alongside counseling staff.
  13. Any other duties as assigned by the Summer Camp Director or Leadership and Trips Director.
  14. Have Fun!