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Camp Name: Westside YMCA

Camp Location: Tulsa, OK

Camp Description: Located next to Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area, the Westside YMCA has 30 acres of outdoor property ideal for Day Camp. They also have a gymnasium, nature center, pavilion, pool, & bathhouse. The camp has approximately 300 campers each week.

Sponsoring YMCA: Westside Branch YMCA

YMCA Location: Tulsa, OK

Job Description and Required Certifications: JOB TITLE: Day Camp Counselor BRANCH: Westside Family YMCA CONTACT PERSON: Nicole Thompson TELEPHONE: 918-728-3926 CLASSIFICATION: Summer 2013, Seasonal Non-Exempt SALARY RANGE: $7.50 per hour REPORTS TO: Day Camp Director CLOSING DATE: May 17, 2013 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: • Must be 18 years of age or older • Must be an example of good moral behavior • Basic First Aid and CPR certification current or obtained as soon as possible • Desire to work with children on a daily basis EXPERIENCE • Required at least 3 months working and/or volunteering with children ages 5-17 • Prefer one or more years of college in a related field (i.e. recreation, child development, psychology, etc.) JOB REQUIREMENTS: • Responsible for assigned group of 10-15 campers ages 5-17 and will be responsible for the group at all times while in the care of the YMCA • Responsible for providing diverse program experiences for assigned group during camp • Be responsible for maintaining discipline in assigned group, as well as other campers as needed • Be prepared to discuss with parent any experience a child has at camp • Be available for staff meetings and trainings as scheduled • Must be motivated and able to implement oral and written instructions • Must be able to communicate respectfully and effectively with superiors, co-workers, and children ages 5-17 • Must be physically able to lift a child (if necessary) • Must be able to evaluate situations and make decisions within established policies and standards • Candidate must be energetic, outgoing, and interested in being a positive role mode to young children • Candidate must possess ability to be flexible and adjust to changing work environment • Candidate must possess creativity, initiative, and willingness to learn and implement new ideas • Requires considerable attention and alertness to safety hazards • Other related duties as assigned and perform all duties with honesty, caring, respect, and • responsibility

Salary Information: $7.50 per hour, 40 hour work weeks.

Room and Board Provided: No


How to Apply: Pick up application and Submit application to: Westside YMCA 5400 S. Olympia Avenue Tulsa, OK 74107 Nicole Thompson nthompson@ymcatulsa.org www.ymcatulsa.org for on-line application

Apply By Email: nthompson@ymcatulsa.org

Apply By Phone: 918-728-3926

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