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Hampshire Regional YMCA

286 Prospect St
Northampton, MA 01060
Salary Range:Location:
Job Type:Category:
SeasonalChild Care
Education Level:Work Experience:
Some High School Coursework
Preference: Nice to have

Preference: Nice to have
This position requires a commitment to the YMCA mission and its core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Additionally, the YMCA values diversity, youth, and a broad vision of health and wellness which is enhanced by relationship building.
General Summary: Counselors are the primary caregivers for each camper. The counselor is responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out activities and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills. Responsible for enforcing safety and supervision practices at the direction of the unit head and camp director.
Essential Functions/ Job Duties:
1. Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of campers in given camper group throughout the camp day in order to meet the intended camper outcomes (Belonging, Achievement, Relationships).
2. Participate in parts of camp outside of typical camp session dates, hours, and program.
3. Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to camp director or camp maintenance director.
4. Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.
5. Represent the camp when interacting with parents or community members.
• Senior Counselors must be 18 years of age and finished with high school. Junior counselors must be 16 and entering junior or senior year of high school.
• Must submit health history record and examination form prior to first day of work.
• Ability to interact with all age levels, including appropriate and friendly interaction with parents when necessary.
• Capacity to understand principles of youth development and developmental stages of youth.
• Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.

**Camp staff are paid a daily seasonal rate.
Benefits include a free membership to the Y

We require all applicants to submit an application, which can be found on our website: http://www.hrymca.org
In addition to the application, we’ll gladly take your resume and cover letter.
Please email your application, resume and cover letter
Or mail/in person,
Attn: Sovina Mansfield,

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