92nd Street Y

Camp Counselors (Summer 2018)

3 weeks ago(11/28/2017 7:11 PM)
ID
2017-1498
Department
92Y Camps [4]

Position Summary

Join the 92nd Street Y Camps staff team! We are looking for dedicated, enthusiastic individuals to work as Camp Counselors at one of our summer camps. As part of 92Y Camps you can enjoy the best of both worlds: live in New York City while traveling to your "office" in the country (all campers and staff travel together on coach buses each day). 92Y's team philosophy creates a stimulating work environment in which every staff member is valued. Camp runs from Monday to Friday, for 7.5 weeks from June 27 until August 17; with a pre-camp orientation in June. Camp Counselors are responsible for the general safety and development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants in his/her group.

 

Essential Functions

  • Daily supervision of campers, including meeting campers at the 92nd Street Y, West Side, Downtown Manhattan, Riverdale, or Northern New Jersey sites, supervising campers while in transit to and from Camp, supervising and supporting campers eating lunch and during all camper activities.
  • Assist regularly scheduled program activities (arts, sports, nature, ropes,cooking, etc) commensurate with the abilities, limitations and needs of individual campers.
  • Communicate regularly to Head Counselor, Unit Supervisor and Camp Director observations and concerns with regard to the needs and problems of individual campers.
  • Assume responsibilities for the health and safety of campers, with complete awareness of campers' whereabouts and allergies at all times
  • Provide support and assistance to campers and nurture campers at all times while respecting their privacy and sense of self-worth.
  • Come prepared every day to fully participate in the Camp’s activities, including the swim program, unless prevented by medical reason.
  • Read and understand the policies of Camp as set forth in the Staff Manual that you will be given during Orientation and at all times comply with its rules and regulations, including dress code and emergency procedures
  • Exude enthusiasm for Camp life and activities

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Education classes or experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field.
  • Ability to lead, plan, organize, and implement program activities.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with energy and creativity
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • We are also interested in fluent Hebrew speakers to work at camp Ilanot 92Y's Hebrew immersion camp

 Please note:

 

We are also recruiting for Camp LeadershipCamp Activity Instructors and Special Need Camp Counselors (please submit only one application for the job that you are most interested in)

 

 

 

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