SUMMER DAY CAMP COUNSELOR
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Camp Name: Camp Shiawassee

Camp Location: Owosso, MI

Camp Description: Located on the beautiful Shiawassee River in Bancroft, Michigan, Camp Shiawassee is a 180 acre non-residential camp serving Shiawassee County and central Michigan for over 66 years.

Sponsoring YMCA: Shiawassee Family YMCA

YMCA Location: Owosso, MI

Job Description and Required Certifications: Our camp Runs from the week of June 3 through the week of August 3, 2013 Scope and Responsibilities: Summer Day Camp Counselors are primarily responsible for the daily care of a group of ten to twelve campers. Guide campers through various activities; instruct as needed. Provide sufficient attention to campers with special needs without neglecting any camper. Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, and respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment of youth. Assures campers are properly supervised at all times. Be aware of and implement safety guidelines. Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers within the mission and outcomes. Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff. Provide the daily care of each camper within your supervision. Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior. Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures. Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship. Assist in the overall program structure of day camp; planning and running of all camp activities, including theme days or other special events; be part of all aspects of day camp life when not directly involved in day camp activities; take part in early drop-off and late pick-up on a rotating basis with Program Staff Team. Counselors are responsible for leading or assisting with the teaching of activities. Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to the director. Other duties include, but not limited to, keeping the camp grounds looking nice, picking up litter around the camp grounds, reporting broken or unsafe activities equipment, etc. All Summer Day Camp counselors are responsible for all other duties as assigned by management. We have both Full time and Part time positions available. Please include references. The camp offers the following for our campers: Go on weekly field trips Climb our 40 ft Rock Wall Sail on our 250 ft Zip Line Canoe Shoot a B.B. gun and Bow ‘N Arrow Slide down our 200 ft black hole slide Please visit shiawasseeymca.org for more information.

Salary Information: $7.50-$8.50 DOE Full Time and Part Time Positions available + complimentary YMCA membership during period of employment.

Room and Board Provided: No


How to Apply: E-mail

Apply By Email: snelson@shiawasseeymca.org

Apply By Phone: 989-494-8721

Contact: Shane Nelson
snelson@shiawasseeymca.org
515 W Main St
Owosso, MI 48867

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