Camp Counselor/ Camp/ St. Charles/ Part Time
Company: YMCA of Greater St Louis
Location: Saint Peters
Posted on: June 8, 2021
PURPOSE OF POSITION
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. Under the general direction of the Day Camp
Director & Assistant Day Camp Director, the incumbent is
responsible for assisting with the overall program, supervision of
children and day-to-day operation of the Y Camp program. While also
ensuring developmentally appropriate practices and paying attention
to the safety and individual needs of each camper while modeling,
practicing and carrying out YMCA values of caring, honesty,
respect, and responsibility.
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. The Gateway Region YMCA strictly follows a zero tolerance
policy regarding child abuse.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
Follow general direction and perform other duties as assigned of
by the Day Camp Director, Assistant Day Camp Director and/or
Ensure the individual needs of the children are met within the
Utilize sound judgment and discretionary skills in accordance
with the Gateway Region YMCA policies.
Maintain positive relationships with many diverse people,
including staff, parents, volunteers and program site
administration and demonstrate strong public relation skills.
Ensure YMCA policies and guidelines are followed at all
Maintain an environment that ensures children's safety and
Plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities.
May serve as support staff based on needs of program
participants, ensuring approved levels of support, assistance, and
- All other duties assigned.
The YMCA Welcomes a Diverse Workforce
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
- Minimum of 18 years of age
- Experience working with children.
- At least 1 year of attending or working at Day Camp program-
- Ability to relate to children, parents, branch staff members
- Become CPR/First Aid Certified within established YMCA timeline
and YMCA required training.
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
- Physical Mobility: walking, climbing, stairs, standing,
kneeling, bending, leaning, stooping and sitting for extended
periods of time.
- Physical Dexterity: ability to use telephone, computer,
electronic equipment, exercise equipment, office
- equipment (fax, copier, stapler, etc.), tools and machinery as
- Lifting: ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
- Sensory Requirements: ability to hear, listen, speak, smell,
touch, taste, see and distinguish colors.
- Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate.
- Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations
and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency.
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