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Camp Name: Camp Matawa

Camp Location: Campbellsport, WI

Camp Description: Located one hour north of downtown Milwaukee, YMCA Camp Matawa is nestled in the Northern Kettle Moraine State Forest. Matawa provides a welcoming atmosphere and sense of belonging where every child is included. Our smaller camp setting affords us the ability to focus on and celebrate each child’s unique differences. The Spirit of Matawa fosters relationships, builds character and creates memories that will last a lifetime.

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee Inc.

YMCA Location: Milwaukee, WI

Job Description and Required Certifications: YMCA Camp Matawa is looking for outstanding role models to work at camp with children in an outdoor setting. YMCA Camp Matawa is a fun, safe place where kids experience a wide variety of camp activities such as: horseback riding, canoeing, fishing, crafts, climbing, archery, and swimming- just to name a few! Major Responsibilities: • Responsible for the supervision and activity planning for a cabin group of 8-12 campers • Committed to making a positive impact in the lives of the kids we serve • Provide kids ages 7-17 exceptional programming and enriching life experiences Qualifications: • Must be at least 18 years of age; one year of college education is preferred • First Aid and CPR certified before the start of staff training Skills and Abilities: • Must be able work outdoors for the majority of the day. • Requires participation with and leadership of youth in a wide variety of physical activities; requires the ability to traverse the campgrounds on a frequent basis throughout the day. • Must exhibit the core values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty. • Good communication skills are required; must be able to interact with campers. • Able to work as part of a team. • Willing to become lifeguard certified.

Salary Information: $210 per week (room and board included)

Room and Board Provided: Yes

How to Apply: Deadline: June 15, 2013 or until all positions have been filled. Apply Online: Position Code: “QALT41 – Overnight Counselor”

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Contact: Christine Wells

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