YMCA of Coastal Georgia


West Chatham YMCA - Summer Camp Counselor

Job Type: Part Time

Category: Part Time


West Chatham YMCA
165 Isaac G. LaRoche Dr
Pooler, GA 31322

Job Description

We're searching for motivated, enthusiastic individuals to help us have the Best.Summer.Ever!

Counselors are responsible for supervising children while conducting educational, cultural and recreational activities for children from grades K-8. Daily functions include leading a group of assigned children through a scheduled plan of activities while providing a safe, friendly and nurturing environment.  In addition, every position in the YMCA of Coastal Georgia, Inc is responsible for upholding the Judeo-Christian principles that are central to our mission by modeling behaviors that exemplify the four pillars of character-caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.


  1. To supervise and interact appropriately with all children in the program according to prescribed YMCA standards.
  2. To plan, implement and participate in all scheduled activities including, but not limited to sports, games, crafts, etc.
  3. To complete all required documentation for the program.
  4. To interact appropriately with all parents of program participants.
  5. To help with housekeeping tasks as necessary.
  6. Assist in the annual Priceless Gifts fundraising program for the YMCA.
  7. Maintain a positive and cheerful attitude with staff, parents and children.


Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Foster positive staff, parent and child relations
  2. Ability to supervise a group of children in a safe and friendly manner.

Must be able to pass a criminal background check and obtain authorization to work with children under the Georgia Department of Labor and YMCA guideline

This position will start on May 22, 2017. All counselors will participate in training on May 12th and 13th.

Salary is based on experience and education.

Interested candidates, please email your resume to William Soos


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