DAY CAMP SENIOR COUNSELOR
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Camp Name: West Side YMCA

Camp Location: New York, NY

Camp Description: The YMCA of Greater New York is the largest youth-service organization in NYC. The organization has grown to encompass 23 branches and more than 140 sites throughout the five boroughs of New York City in addition to three camp sites and an upstate conference center.

Sponsoring YMCA: West Side Branch YMCA

YMCA Location: New York, NY

Job Description and Required Certifications: The West Side YMCA is seeking qualified individuals who will be responsible for the overall supervision of campers and is an influential role model that directly impacts the camper’s overall camp experience during our various camp programming which includes Day Camp, Kinder Camp, Middle School and Offsite Day Camp locations. The Day Camp Sr. Counselor is responsible for the planning and execution of the day to day activities at camp for a camp group. Responsibilities: • Supervise counselors; monitor performance and provide support, while holding staff accountable for performance expectations. • Be knowledgeable in all aspects of the job by keeping him/her-self informed as to what is happening within the groups they supervise. • Provide assistance or coverage for staff within the groups they supervise as required. • Be able to motivate staff and keep up morale. Promote camp spirit within camp. • Be a consistent role model for staff and campers. • Ensure that facility is kept clean and safe, based on the Y standards and Risk Management requirements, so that children are in a safe and comfortable environment. • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety procedures during camp programs. Report all incidents in accordance with the Y policies and procedures. • Ensure that all staff follow the guidelines regarding summer trips and travel. • Adhere to all Y Camp, Youth, Teen, HR and Risk Management standards, as well as DOH and OST standards (if applicable). • Participate in planning and implementation of all camp activities, including but not limited to summer learning initiatives, field trips and in-camp events. • Work with counselors to develop and implement engaging and educational program elements, including but not limited to STEM, Move to Improve and summer reading. • Regularly communicate to guardians through clear and positive written and verbal messages. • Participate in the development and facilitation of camp training. • Attend 40 hours of pre-camp staff training. Qualifications: • High School Diploma or equivalent. • Minimum of two years of experience working with youth. Supervisory experience preferred. • Must be 18 years of age or older. • Must be prepared to go into the pool!

Salary Information: $9.68 P/H - $12.10 P/H

Room and Board Provided: No


How to Apply: If qualified, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “Day Camp Senior Counselor” to westsideyjobs@ymcanyc.org or to: West Side YMCA Attn: West Side Summer Jobs 5 West 63rd Street New York, NY 10023 New York City’s YMCA | WE’RE HERE FOR GOOD EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - DRUGFREE WORKPLACE

Apply By Email: westsideyjobs@ymcanyc.org

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Contact: Alberto Cruz

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