Summer Camp Specialist

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Job Title:
Summer Camp Specialist
YMCA Camp Carter
$225 - $325 per week; includes meals and housing
Days & Hours:
June 1, 2018
Education & Experience

• High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
• Previous experience working with children preferably in a camp setting
• Certifications: ASHI Basic Life Support (ASHI CPR Pro), additional certifications may be required depending on area of specialty.
• Previous experience with diverse populations preferred.

Required Skills

• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.


This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Provides specialized seasonal support to camp. Create a positive, nurturing enjoinment for cappers and support the potential of all camp participants to deepen their connections as part of the overall camp experience.

1. Provide direct program support in assigned area (Example: administrative, nurse, etc.)
2. Plans and organize work in way that is culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values.
3. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
4. Attends staff meetings and trainings.
5. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
6. Cultivates positive relationships and maintains effective communication with parents, children and other staff.
7. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

• Values- Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values.
• Inclusion- Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.
• Relationship- Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs.
• Communication- Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively.
• Developing Others- Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
• Quality Results- Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
• Project Management- Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work, and actively participates in meetings.


Jessica Wilmoth

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