Category: Part Time
Islands Family YMCA
66 Johnny Mercer Blvd
Savannah, GA 31410
Are you interested in “building strong kids”? Are you experienced, enthusiastic, and creative with a great attitude? We are looking for caring summer camp counselors who want to serve as role models for youth in our community. You’ll help promote positive character values in an outdoor environment while leading youth in activities such as sports, swimming, arts & crafts and so much more!
Summer Camp Counselor
Location: Islands Family YMCA
Status: Part Time- Monday to Friday, times will vary
Provides direct supervision of a group of children in a day camp. Provides a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.
*Effectively supervises groups of children.
*Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values.
*Adheres to program standards 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 parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions.
Camp starts on May 21st, trainings begin May 4th. Candidates must be able to attend all trainings.
High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
Previous experience working with children preferably in a day camp setting
Experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: outdoor living, archery, boating, camping, songs/music, skits, sports, aquatics, recreational games,
At least 18 years of age
CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire date.
Must be able to attend ALL training dates.
For more information, please contact Michael Whitten or call 912.897.1192.