Groups and Retreats Program Staff

Job Description

As the nation’s leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a difference.  The Y is looking for energetic, enthusiastic servant leaders to uphold the mission of the YMCA, and demonstrate behaviors that reflect a determined, nurturing, genuine, hopeful, and welcoming nature. 

We are searching for dedicated and energetic Seasonal Groups and Retreats Facilitators to guide and support participants in their journey towards community growth, personal growth, and finding a connection with nature.  As a facilitator, you will design and deliver engaging workshops, activities and experiences that align with YMCA Camp Piomingo’s mission and values.

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Strong facilitation skills and experience leading workshops or group activities.
  • Experience working with all ages
  • Enthusiasm for outdoor activities, nature, and wellness programs
  • Ability to live on site and in cabin during scheduled program times.
  • Flexible schedule, including the ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Must be able to engage others in conversations and make all feel welcome.
  • Current First Aid, CPR, AED certifications a plus
Essential Functions


  • Team player with personal commitment to YMCA Mission, Philosophy & Character Development Values
  • Collaborate with the retreat and management team to design and develop activities and experiences that cater to a diverse range of participant interests and goals.
  • Provide a warm and welcoming environment for guests, addressing their needs and concerns throughout their stay.
  • Facilitate a wide range of camp activities including but not limited to: team-building, archery, axe-throwing, games, marksmanship, arts and crafts etc. that align with the retreat’s theme and objectives.
  • Ensure all activities are safe, inclusive, engaging, catering to a diverse range of participants’ interests and abilities.
  • Offer guidance, reflective exercises, and actionable takeaways that participants can apply to their daily lives and beyond.
  • Adapt to changing circumstances and make real-time decisions to maintain a positive and seamless guest experience.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with participants, staff, and management to provide timely updates, instructions, and information about the retreat schedule and logistics.