Y Adventure Camp Counselor Burlington, VT, Rock Point- Camp Koda

Y Adventure Camp Counselor

Full Time • Burlington, VT, Rock Point- Camp Koda
The Greater Burlington YMCA provides a diverse organization of people of all ages joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of youth, healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. As a Y employee, you’ll be inspired to make a difference each day in a position that matters. With a strong mission and core values, we offer a cause you can participate in.

The Y Adventure Camp Program is located on the Rock Point grounds in Burlington Vermont. As a Camp Koda Program Staff you will be a key part of a team of educators who work directly with school age children (8- 13 years of age) Monday through Friday 8:00AM-4:00PM. The summer program begins operating June 24th through August 23rd. 

Essential Functions
  • Maintain visual and auditory supervision of school age participants.
  • Participates actively in all aspects and activities of the camp program including swim and gym.
  • Be an active participant in ongoing staff and professional development meetings and provide innovative ideas to the program.
  • Assist in planning, supervising, organizing, and execution of camp initiatives.
  • Execute programming as support to the Day Camp Director in an effective, relatable, and meaningful way.
  • Assist in maintaining an organized and clean space.
  • Responsible for the safety of all participants enrolled in the camp program, including attendance, ongoing head counts of participants and executing emergency procedures, as required, or needed.
  • Report concerns to the Day Camp Director (before speaking to parents or guardians).
  • Complete and maintain all necessary professional development requirements of the position.
  • Communicate with a respectful and positive attitude with staff, parents or guardians, participants.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities for youth through character development, emphasizing evidence-based experiences that promote empathy, relationship building, emotion management, responsibility, and personal development, in and out of Y programs.
  • Demonstrate and teach the Y core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility throughout Y programming.
  • Demonstrate a sense of maturity when working with school age participants and sensitive issues.
  • Attend Camp Staff Meetings, as scheduled.
Qualifications
  • Demonstrate effective leadership skills and a positive attitude with children between the ages of five (5) and fourteen (14).
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age. 
 
Compensation: $18.00 per hour

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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Perks and Benefits

Benefits and Perks

Free family membership for full-time staff
Free individual membership for part-time staff and dependents up to age 12
Program, camp and child care discounts and member benefits
Paid time off
Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance with funded Health Reimbursement Account (FT Only)
Company-sponsored Life Insurance (FT Only)
Short and Long-Term Disability (FT Only)
Retirement Savings Plan and Pension Eligibility
National Training with Y of the USA
Supporting and becoming part of a strong community
Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) (FT Only)