Hampshire Regional YMCA
286 Prospect St
Northampton, MA 01060
|Salary Range:||Location:||HUNTINGTON MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Seasonal||Child Care|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
|Some High School Coursework|
Preference: Nice to have
Preference: Nice to have
|At YMCA Day Camp Norwich our goal is to prepare children for the challenges of today and tomorrow through programs that develop individuals, strengthen families, and build safe, caring communities. Camper relationships are our main focus. This is why campers attend daily activities together in small groups of 10-14 campers with 2 counselors. Throughout their time at camp, campers explore all age appropriate activities in the supportive environment of their small group. |
Camp Norwich is located on 137 beautiful acres of fields and forests with 1/3 mile of shoreline on crystal clear Lake Norwich. Only 20 minutes from Northampton, our camp includes nature trails, a low ropes course, large program buildings, and athletic fields and courts.
Camp Norwich offers many exciting activities including swimming, adventure programming, outdoor living skills, athletics, boating, drama, crafts, music, campfires, and overnights.
I. 6/25-6/29 and 7/2-7/6
II. 7/9-7/13 and 7/16-7/20
III. 7/23-7/27 and 7/30-8/3
IV. 8/6-8/10 and 8/13-8/17
Optional: V-A 8/20-8/24 and V-B 8/27-8/31
Sr. and Jr. Counselors are responsible for supervision, guidance, leadership, health and safety of a group of campers. Counselors are with campers all day and plan and participate in all activities with their group. Assist with the implementation of swimming lessons. Junior counselors assist the Senior Counselors in day-to-day camp program implementation.
|• • Senior Counselors must be 18 years of age and finished with high school. Junior counselors must be 17 and entering junior or senior year of high school.|
• Must submit health history record and examination form prior to first day of work.
• Must be able to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI).
• Ability to interact with all age levels, including appropriate and friendly interaction with parents when necessary.
• Capacity to understand principles of youth development and developmental stages of youth.
• Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.
**Camp staff are paid a daily seasonal rate.
**Benefits include a free membership to the Y
We require all applicants to submit an application, which can be found on our website: http://www.hrymca.org
In addition to the application, we’ll gladly take your resume and cover letter.
Please email your application, resume and cover letter
Or mail/in person,
Attn: Sovina Mansfield,