Do you love camping and being outside? Are you looking for a fun interactive summer work environment working with youth and families? The YMCA is looking to hire fun, energetic, leaders that love working with children and families as a Camp Lead in a summer seasonal “full time” role.
Do you like to play games, lead activities or are you creative? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Do you want to oversee a program area at camp? The camp lead is a great mission to get behind and is a FUN environment.
As a Camp Lead you must enjoy a fun and interactive work environment, live entertainment (camp songs, etc.), and a lot of kid questions! At the YMCA Camp Leads have a passion for having a positive impact on children and families each summer with programming.
As a Camp Lead you can get paid to play with the kids all summer and support camp counselors as a leader. You will help to develop and explore creative and imaginative curriculum, activities and games. You will have fun teaching kids a love of reading, leading art activities, leading a gym activity, teaching being a good sport and social skills. Become a role model and engage with children, helping them discover the fun in playing, learning and making new lifelong friends over the summer.
Our goal at the YMCA summer Camp program is to provide kids with a safe, fun space at the Y to thrive! As a Camp Lead you will interact with camper and parents from a diverse background.
Day Camps provide free bus transportation to campers and camp staff may have the opportunity to ride the bus to camp as well!
Busses are located in South Minneapolis, Edina, Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Shakopee, New Prague and Lakeville.
1. Job Summary:
The Day Camp Lead is responsible for leading a designated program or activity, acting as a unit lead and/or providing program support at camp. Examples may include but are not limited to arts and crafts lead, climbing lead, nature lead, trail lead, canoe lead, archery lead, etc. The Camp Lead may support camp counselors as a unit or activity lead as well as direct service to campers. The incumbent provides high quality experiences for campers that focus on the YMCA core values: caring, equity, honesty, respect and responsibility.
2. Essential Functions:
Develop and deliver programs that are appropriate for the age/ability of the campers while following safety and educational procedures.
Write lesson plans and implement schedules for the program that meet camp outcomes and the abilities of the campers in small and large group activities.
Prepare, lead, teach, and evaluate the success of the program which may include theme/special camp activities.
Provide a progression of programs within the framework of individual and group interests and abilities that align with mission and outcomes.
Evaluate abilities of campers and staff and ensure they are following safety and educational procedures.
Prepare for and actively participate in sta
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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement
YMCA of the North team members exemplify the association’s mission, vision and values – caring, equity, honesty, respect and responsibility – as well as the association’s commitment to diversity and inclusion for those within and outside of the organization. Team members demonstrate cultural competencies and respect for all people’s backgrounds and incorporate cultural, linguistic and familial values and beliefs into programming and organizational culture.
The YMCA of the North is committed to developing plans and strategies to ensure team members and volunteers reflect the demographics of communities being served, as well as providing team members with opportunities for learning and development to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion competencies.