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Camp Name: YMCA Camp Wa Wa Segowea

Camp Location: Southfield, MA

Camp Description: Camp Wa Wa Segowea is embarking on the next chapter in its 100 year history, as the Northwestern CT YMCA takes over the operation of this historic program. Utilizing its setting on nearly 500 acres of scenic property, including a 30-acre private lake, we look forward to providing an exceptional camping experience. Camp Wa Wa Segowea values the development of every child in Spirit, Mind, & Body; we incorporate the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility in everything we do. Every child is unique, yet every child has the same critical need to discover who they are, stretch their wings and prepare for life ahead. We seek staff members that share our vision of helping campers grow through their camp experience. Learn more at www.segowea.org

Sponsoring YMCA: Northwestern Connecticut YMCA

YMCA Location: Torrington, CT

Job Description and Required Certifications: Job Description Provides a safe and quality waterfront and aquatic experiences for all, by directing the waterfront, including swim lessons and boating programs. The waterfront director will provide a quality waterfront & aquatic experience to children, staff, and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring, consistent with the YMCA Mission and the YMCA Cause. The Waterfront Director will provide a safe and nurturing environment for everyone and will be actively involved and have a positive attitude about all camp activities. Qualifications & Certifications: 1. At least 21 years of age. 2. Previous experience with supervising and leading staff in an aquatic or summer camp setting. 3. Training & experience leading waterfront or aquatic activities 4. YMCA of the USA Lifeguard Certification or the equivalent*. (Training available at camp) 5. YMCA of the USA Swim Lessons Instructor Certification or the equivalent*. (Training available at camp) 6. Ability to and willingness to crossover and to obtain YMCA Certifications in: YMCA Lifeguard 5th edition, YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor, YMCA Lifeguard Instructor, if certifications are from another Nationally Recognized Certifying Agency. (Training available at camp) 7. Ability to and willingness to obtain American Safety & Health Institute BLS & First Aid Instructor certification. (Training available at camp) 8. Ability to and willingness to obtain Small Craft Safety Certifications (Training available at camp) 9. Current CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Emergency Oxygen, & First Aid Certifications. (Training available at camp) *Equivalents accepted from any National Recognized Certifying Agency Such As American Red Cross, Ellis & Associates, & Royal Life Saving Society.

Salary Information: Depends on experience and certifications

Room and Board Provided: Yes

How to Apply:

Apply Online: http://nwcty.org/involved/employ-app-jay.htm

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