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Summer Overnight Camp Counselor

Organization

YMCA Camp Piomingo

Description

The Cabin Counselor will assume responsibility for living in a cabin with 8 to 10 campers, serving as their counselor and leader. Will provide leadership in one or more program activities and participate in the planning and implementation of unit and all camp activities. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Leading campers in activities, including use of the pool, high ropes course, archery, hikes, sports and games, etc.
2. Train, advise, and supervise campers in skills relevant to their camp program, including the safe and proper use of equipment and supplies.
3. Assist in the cleaning, maintenance, and inspection of equipment and facilities.
4. Accept other assignments as needed to provide for the effective operation of camp activities.

As Louisville's overnight camp, YMCA Camp Piomingo is where kids unplug to connect. Come be a part of a summer you will never forget. You will be more than a counselor, you will learn and build skills in communication, teamwork, confidence, independence, leadership, and many others!

Requirements

1. Minimum age: 18 years
2. Ability to relate well to others
3. Ability to accept guidance and supervision
4. Able to demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control, maturity,
responsibility, sound judgment, and good decision-making skills.
5. Be of good character, and in sympathy with the goals and objectives of the camp.
6. Complete pre-camp orientation.
7. Be cleared through a federal drug test and background check.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Must be in good physical health, and possess good strength and endurance.
2. Must be able to identify and respond to emergency situations.
3. Must be able to observe and respond to camper behavior.
4. Must be able to work with people of different age and skill levels.
5. Must be able to plan and conduct activities.
6. Must be able to move equipment and supplies.

Type

Temporary / Seasonal

Work Schedule

Set Hours — Sunday - Saturday overnight camp. Will get daily break and 24 hours off on the weekend.

Salary

$175 per week

Benefits

Housing and food provided while working.

Required Education

No education requirement

Work Location

Other — Brandenburg (Meade County), KY

Application Process

https://ymcacamppiomingo.org/staff/join-our-team/

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