Provide outdoor environmental education, challenge education programs, and weekend recreation programs for participants attending YMCA Camp.

To learn more about working with Camp & Outdoor Leadership at the Y, please visit us online at www.campingandoutdoorleadership.org

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines.

YGS will comply with all WA State mandates regarding COVID vaccinations. All YGS staff will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by November 1, 2021 regardless of work location. Religious and Medical Exemptions will be considered at time of hire.

Tagged as: Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Climbing Skills, Conservation, Crew, Full Time, Teaching/Education


19 years of age or older.
At least one season of experience teaching environmental education.
Strong communication and leadership skills.

Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered.

Required Skills:

Act as part of the total camp staff team to provide a quality outdoor education program to school groups and weekend family camps.
Actively contribute to the camp staff team by communicating ideas and concerns openly, by making solution-oriented suggestions, by exhibiting a service-minded attitude, by being an appropriate role model, and by participating in staff meetings.
Prepare and teach classes in Environmental Education, Challenge Education, Outdoor Living Skills, and or Science-based classes daily

About YMCA of Greater Seattle

We have a strong commitment to equity

The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.

Application Instructions

Please apply direcly: https://external-seattleymca.icims.com/jobs/12700/outdoor-environmental-education-program-instructor/job?mode=view