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Camp Name: Camp Matawa

Camp Location: Campbellsport, WI

Camp Description: Overnight Camp

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee Inc.

YMCA Location: Milwaukee, WI

Job Description and Required Certifications: YMCA Camp Matawa is a fun, safe place where kids experience a wide variety of camp activities such as: horseback riding, canoeing, fishing, crafts, climbing, archery, and swimming-just to name a few! YMCA Camp Matawa serves kids ages 7-17 and strives to provide exceptional programming and enriching life experiences! Major Responsibilities: • Plan and implement aquatic programs • Supervise all lifeguards • Responsible for maintaining each aquatic program areas (swimming pool where we teach swimming skills and have free swim time and a trout pond and the Milwaukee River where we teach canoeing). • Teach aquatic activities • Perform other duties that Summer Camp Director assigns • Serve and strive to provide exceptional programming and be an outstanding role model for all of our campers Qualifications: • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age • Two years of experience managing and maintaining an aquatic area preferred • Must hold a current lifeguard certification • Plan and implement a weekly schedule for all lifeguards. • Must be able work outdoors for the majority of the day. • Requires participation with and leadership of youth in a wide variety of physical activities; requires the ability to traverse the campgrounds on a frequent basis throughout the day. • Must exhibit the core values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty. • Good communication skills are required; must be able to interact with campers. • Able to work as part of a team. Benefits: Excellent benefits include free membership and discounted YMCA child care and other programs. The incumbent will exhibit the core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility in all aspects of their work with the YMCA.

Salary Information: $260/week

Room and Board Provided: Yes

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Contact: Christine Wells

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