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Camp Name: Summer Day Camp

Camp Location: Maplewood , NJ

Camp Description: South Mountain YMCA Day Camps provide a safe and enriching environment for campers to participate in healthy, developmentally-appropriate activities and learning experience. If you are interested in youth development and making a difference in your community, please feel free to apply for a seasonal summer day camp position with our YMCA. Most seasonal positions may become year-round full or part time employment with our organization. Many of these positions are available at any of our 14-day camps with daily hours ranging from 7am to 7pm for both full and part time. The application process is lengthy, so please apply early. Most camp positions are filled before mid-May with interviews starting as early as January for some positions. The Y’s camp season runs from July 1st - August 30th. All hired staff will need to attend a minimum of 30 hours of pre-camp trainings on some evenings and most Saturdays in June. Higher level camp positions also require pre-camp planning as part of the position requirements.

Sponsoring YMCA: Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges

YMCA Location: Livingston , NJ

Job Description and Required Certifications: PT/FT Junior Counselors (16-18 yrs - maybe 15 with CIT experience) - Junior Counselors are responsible for assisting Senior Counselors and Program Specialists to provide positive leadership for campers. Applicants must have good customer service skills and be interested in learning how to provide excellent customer service for parents and campers. Volunteer or work experience with children is preferred. Must be willing and able to get into the water to assist in swim lessons daily, after being trained by YMCA lifeguard staff. Employment Application Process: (1) Applicants submit application. (2) Applications are reviewed for the proper and matching camp/position. (3) Directors call eligible applicants for a phone screening. (4) Directors arrange in-person interviews with selected top candidates. (5) Background and reference checks are performed. Please understand that we interview several hundred candidates for our seasonal camp positions and are not able to inform all applicants of the status of their application or post interviews. We will only contact you if your responses match the needs of our many camp programs. All applications must be filled out completely with personal and professional references. Professional references for young adults or teens may include teachers, coaches or volunteer managers. Incomplete applications will not be considered for review. Please obtain Application from the following link.

Salary Information: Starting hourly wage rate is $5.50 for first time hires that are under age 18, per youth minimum wage compliance. For those 18 years or older the starting hourly wage rate is $7.25.

Room and Board Provided: No


How to Apply: Mail Applications to: Camp Hiring Manager - South Mountain YMCA, 13 Jefferson Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040, or email to: jmacafee@metroymcas.org

Apply Online: http://www.metroymcas.org/clientuploads/pdf/Camp%20Employment%20Application%20NEW.pdf

Apply By Phone:

Contact: Jennifer MacAfee

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