Adventure Camp - Summer Day Camp Counselor at Capital District YMCA in Guilderland, New York

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Type: Part-Time





Job Description:

Now Hiring for Summer 2021!


This position supports the work of the Y, a leading charity committed to strengthening community. Provides direct supervision of a group of children in a seasonal day camp. Creates positive, nurturing relationships with children, while building cooperative relationships with parents/caregivers. Promotes and supports the potential of all youth in programs and facilitates peer-to-peer connections as part of the overall camp experience.


REQUIREMENTS:



  • Must be 16 years of age.

  • CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire date.

Experience

Preferred
  • 1 - 3 years: Previous experience working with children preferably in a day camp setting.

Education

Preferred
  • High School Diploma/GED or better in Other

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • First Aid

  • AED

  • CPR

Skills

Required

  • Sports

  • Performing Arts

  • Archery

  • Music: Singing

  • Music: Instruments

  • Outdoor Living

  • Camping

  • Recreational Games

  • Group Facilitation

  • Problem Solving

  • Communication

  • Organizational

  • Work in diverse community

Behaviors

Required

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Motivations

Required
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

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