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Camp Name: No Bummer Summer Day Camp

Camp Location: Portage, IN

Camp Description: The Portage Township YMCA has held it's Summer Day Camp Program for 24 years. Working with the local school corporation, the "No Bummer Summer Day Camp" programs provides children with gym time, swimming time, arts & crafts as well as field trips and group activities.

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Portage Township Inc.

YMCA Location: Portage, IN

Job Description and Required Certifications: Position: Summer Day Camp Counselor Hours: 30.5 hours per week: Monday – Friday 8:45am – 3:15pm Reports to: Camp Coordinator/Program Director General Function The incumbent will be responsible for planning fun activities associated with the YMCA Summer Day Camp program. This person should plan cognitive, age-appropriate activities to all children enrolled. The incumbent should work in harmony with other camp staff in order to provide uniform offering of programs and services by the YMCA and to ensure the camp is a success. Requirements This person should have a demonstrated desire to work with school-age children. The incumbent must also have previous experience working with children in a day camp or day care atmosphere. Trainings must include: Advanced CPR & First Aid, Universal Precautions, and Child abuse Prevention training. Principal Activities Demonstrate YMCA core values at work or YMCA events Implement planned age-appropriate activities for students Supervise and lead a group of 15 – 20 children Work as a team with other counselors Provide a caring, safe, and positive environment for students Keep accurate attendance records Communicate daily with Camp Coordinator and parents about children’s behavior Maintain professional attitude and proper attire at all times Create a fun environment for children Attend required meetings and functions Consider volunteering for events the YMCA hosts Ensure that program goals are being met & excellence in all aspects of program General Daily Timeline 9:00am – 9:30am Camp Opening/Discussion of Day’s Events 9:30am – 11am Tribe Time Activities 11am – 12pm Lunch time/prep for swimming 12pm – 2pm Swim Time 2pm – 2:30pm Bathroom break/Changing 2:30pm – 3pm Camp Closing/Reflection/Awards

Salary Information: $7.50-$8.00 commensurate with experience

Room and Board Provided: No

How to Apply: Send resume to or print out the employment application available at, fill it out and bring it into the Portage Township YMCA before April 31, 2013.

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Contact: Amber Alexander

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