Counselor

Overview

Requisition Number:
4957
Date Posted:
4/13/2018
Location:
Farmington Valley YMCA
Address:
97 Salmon Brook Street
City:
Granby
State:
CT
Category:
Summer Camp
Employment Status:
Seasonal

Description

 

YMCA Day Camps are CT Licensed Summer Day Camps. Twisters Gymnastics camp will focus on gymnastics and skill development. At the end of week, the campers will put on a gymnastics show. Other activities will include climbing, Swimming Lessons, Free Swim, Arts & Crafts, Group Games, Team Building, Nature Study, Family Nights, Sports Variety, Skits, Songs, Drama, Character Development, Field Trips, and more. 

Summer Camp Counselors will be responsible to serve as a counselor to a group of 6-12 campers, serving as their positive role model, leader and friend.  The counselor will also either teach or assist with daily clinics and activities. Primary responsibility is to ensure the well-being of their campers.  Counselors plan and carry out activities designed to help build campers spiritually, mentally and physically. 

Hours

  • This position is a seasonal position.  From June 6-August 29.  40 hours of mandatory camp training will be held in June prior to the first day of camp.

 

 

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Minimum Requirements 

  • Must be 17 years of age or older. 
  • Prior experience working with children or groups preferred.
  • Must meet all state licensing and accreditation requirement.
  • Certification in CPR and/or First Aid required.
  • Certification in Medication Administration and Epi-Pen Administration required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Enjoys working outdoors and understands the potential hazards of an outdoor setting.
  • Flexible, with the ability to adjust to varying situations

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds
  • Must be able to run, jump, and lift a minimum of 1/3 their own body weight

 

 

 

AA/EOE/M/F/D/V