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Company: Channel Islands YMCA
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details
Job Location
Montecito Family YMCA - Santa Barbara, CA
Position Type
Part Time
Salary Range
$16.00 - $16.25 Hourly
Job Shift
What do Camp Counselors do?
This position supports the work of the Channel Islands YMCA, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Camp Counselor is responsible for of a group of children ages 3-14 years of age. Responsibilities with this position include but are not limited to: supervision of children, program development, staff development, general maintenance, safety, and parent involvement and communication.

  • Plan and implement a childcare program in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the Channel Islands YMCA.
  • Day Camp Counselors are responsible for a group of youth age 3-14 in a Camp environment.
  • Make commitment to delivering a quality experience for all program participants.
  • Take initiative by providing better ways to serve and involve members in the program community; strive to provide service that will exceed expectations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of program by answering members questions.
  • Respond to concerns and complaints in a way that makes each person feel valued, initiates action for prompt resolution.
  • Positively ID parents before releasing children (picture ID necessary until you can personally identify them)
  • Adapt, facilitate and evaluate age-appropriate activities with and for the program participants
  • Involve and empower youth.
  • Understand and apply basic youth and adolescent development principles.
  • Maintain adequate stock of necessary supplies, informing Supervisor of additional supplies as necessary.
  • Maintain proper control of program participants using constructive methods, keeping in mind each childs individual needs.
  • Understand and support the mission of the YMCA.
  • Demonstrate the attributes and qualities of a positive role model using character development and asset building.
  • Respect and honor cultural and human diversity. BENEFITS FOR OUR EMPLOYEES - See what exciting perks are in store for you HERE!
    • Must be at least 18 years old.
    • Previous experience working with children of all ages preferred
    • CPR and First Aid certification within 30 days of hire- can be provided by the YMCA if needed
    • High School Diploma or equivalent

Keywords: Channel Islands YMCA, Santa Barbara , CAMP COUNSELOR, Other , Santa Barbara, California

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