Seasonal YMCA Program Camp Staff
YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles - Angelus Oaks, CA

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Overview:
SPEND YOUR SUMMER OUTDOORS! WE HAVE AMAZING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ENJOY WORKING WITH CHILDREN, WORKING HARD, AND HAVING A LOT OF FUN!

YMCA Camping Services, Camp Round Meadow, is currently hiring program staff for our summer resident camp programs.

Qualifications
These positions require: friendly, enthusiastic, supportive individuals with knowledge and at least 2 year experience related to resident camp programs; the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of individuals; the ability to work and live as a team with other staff and members and to conduct business in a professional manner; individuals who have a positive attitude and are able to adjust to varying situations; individuals who are service oriented; CPR, First Aid, and AED certified; visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation; and ability to write and speak English.
As part of our hiring process all potential staff is required to pass a background check and are subject to random drug testing.

Salary:
Depending on position and experience

Availability
Seasonal (June – August):
Positions available in:

  • Aquatics Center: Pool or Lake Lifeguarding
  • Sports Center: Mountain Biking, Archery, Recreational Games, Zumba
  • Arts Center: Arts & Crafts, Circus Skills, Theater/ Drama, Radio Broadcasting, Sewing, Photography
  • Ropes Course: High Ropes, Teambuilding, Climbing
  • Adventure Center: Outdoor Cooking, Orienteering, GPS, Reptile Awareness, Overnight Hikes & Camping Skills

Know How:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Willing to work long hours in program, housekeeping and kitchen duties
  • Develop and deliver a program that is appropriate for the ages and abilities of the campers.
  • Deliver progressive activities.
  • Teach and monitor proper use of equipment.
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures.
  • Ensure campers and staff follows safety procedures.
  • Assist in the care and maintenance of related equipment.

Other Job Duties:

  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning, and leading those as assigned.
  • Participate as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions.
  • Assist in the planning of any special events.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors in varied conditions.

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