YMCA of Greater Seattle

  • Day Camp Counselor, Bellevue, WA

    Job Locations US-WA-Bellevue
    Posted Date 20 hours ago(4/24/2018 2:58 PM)
    ID
    2018-6514
    Type
    Seasonal
    # of Openings
    21
    Location
    Bellevue Family YMCA
    Category
    Day Camp
    Address
    14230 Bel-Red Road
  • Responsibilities

    What you’ll be doing…

    Every day hundreds of children participate in fun and engaging YMCA summer day camp programs. The Day Camp Counselor serves as a professional role model for our campers by leading through example and guiding campers through recreational activities that teach life skills, encourage healthy and safe behaviors and create a positive camper experience.  Be part of an amazing team of staff focused on teaching teamwork and social skills, and support children as they grow and learn. Recreational activities with campers, include but are not limited to, arts and crafts, sports, social recreation, songs, nature hikes, archery, and other games and enrichment activities.

    Who are you?

    If you're the right candidate for the job, you are excited to spend your days impacting the lives of children.  You thrive on the energy of groups of children and are ready to jump in and lead activities.  You are always stepping up to offer support at the first sign it's needed.  You are comfortable with individual and groups of children, can talk to and partner with parents and other adults, and have an interest in and aptitude for learning new ways to work with kids.  You have an eye for quality programing and can build a sense of belonging with the groups you work with.

    Qualifications

    You should have:

    • Prior experience with children; camps, child care, tutoring, nanny, coaching
    • Ability to model and demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honest
    • Experience planning and implementing group activities

    You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y and the Youth Enrichment Team if you:

    • Thrive in a youth centered environment where all children feel that they belong
    • Are adaptable & flexible, and like that every day is a little different
    • Are excited to see youth grow and thrive
    • Enjoy being of service to others
    • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together
    • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all

     

    The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace.

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