Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
  • 12-Feb-2020 to 12-Apr-2020 (MST)
  • Camp Lakeside
  • Lincolnton, GA, USA
  • Other
  • Seasonal

FAMILY YMCA OF GREATER AUGUSTA

 

Job Title: Overnight Camp Counselors

FLSA Status: Seasonal, Part-Time, Non-exempt

Job Grade:

Reports to: Executive Camp Directors

Revision Date: January 2020

Leadership Level: Leader

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Overnight Camp Counselors at Camp Lakeside create a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals while completing the daily operations of supervising and interacting with campers while camp is in session. Overnight Camp Counselors for Camp Lakeside perform duties according to all state, federal, and YMCA policies and procedures.

OUR CULTURE:  Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.  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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for maintaining supervision, safety, and care for campers during the day and at night. (10 Campers)
  • Facilitates and supervises meal times with campers.
  • Leads campers in Character Building Lessons.
  • Participates in Morning Rally and Afternoon Rally.
  • Maintains engaging interaction with campers with group games and programming activities.
  • 6 days/ 5 night
  • Boarding and meals are provided.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

 

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:

  • Inclusion
  • Critical Thinking & Decision Making
  • Emotional Maturity

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Working knowledge of camp rules and procedures
  • Prior experience with youth camps or youth related programs
  • Certifications required within 60 days of hire: CPR/AED, BBP, and First Aid
  • One to three years' related experience and/or training
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:                 

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Physically perform all skills required of a nutrition manager
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Work with cleaning chemicals.
  • Remain alert with no lapses of consciousness.

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