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Camp Name: Leslie Marrowbone Memorial YMCA Camp

Camp Location: Dupree, SD

Camp Description: Leslie Marrowbone Memorial YMCA Camp is dedicated to serving and supporting the children and youth of the Cheyenne River Reservation by ensuring a safe, positive, fun and energetic summer camp experience. Through cultural educational activities, outdoor education, games and various forms of art we strive to offer our campers opportunities for creativity, self-discovery ad a sense of belonging. YMCA Camp Marrowbone is situated on a hillside overlooking Lake Oahe surrounded by stunning, natural open prairie. The 8-15 year old campers and counselors live in traditional tipis during their weeklong stay. There is a fully equipped kitchen with stove, electric refrigerators, city water, phone, and lights. Meals are eaten in an open pavilion that also serves as a meeting and activity area. The Tri-Building houses the camp office, staff lounge, the Arts n' Craft room and a Sports room for athletic and aquatic equipment. In 2001, a new, larger, cinder block storm shelter was built in case of severe weather conditions. The Camp is 70 miles one-way from the Sioux YMCA main office in Dupree.

Sponsoring YMCA: General Convention of Sioux YMCAs

YMCA Location: Dupree, SD

Job Description and Required Certifications: 1. Organized, enthusiastic person capable of overseeing three meals a day and afternoon snack Monday- Friday. 2. Food Handlers Certification. 3. Previous food service experience. 4. Ability to communicate effectively with staff, campers, parents, vendors, and the community. 5. Furnish Sioux YMCA Camp Marrowbone with a current physical examination form signed by a licensed physician, showing you to be in good health and free of contagious diseases. Sioux YMCA will furnish physical form. 6. A love to work with children and be ready for challenging, yet rewarding work. General Responsibilities: 1. Attend training, staff meeting and special events as scheduled 2. Be responsible for care and maintenance of equipment and site 3. Complete camp evaluation at end of summer 4. Act as role model, representing Sioux YMCA and Camp Leslie Marrowbone 5. Participate in pre-camp community promotions 6. Keep Camp Director informed of happenings or incidences. (ie. Equipment failure, needs, accidents, etc). Specific Responsibilities: 1. Schedules and prepares all meals and snacks on time. 2. Maintains accurate records of inventories. 3. Insures that all state and local health regulations are maintained for the Food Service Organization. 4. Responsible for the cleanliness and safety of the kitchen, it’s equipment, and storage areas and the dining hall area. 5. Sweeps and mops kitchen and dining room floors at end of shift each day. Physical Demands: • Must have the physical ability to lead and participate in camp activities, which include hiking, canoeing, swimming, rustic construction, building campfires, physical games, and activities. • Must have the ability to transport, restrain, and physically support children and staff when needed for safety purposes in general camp activities and group initiative activities (person weighing 50-200 pounds. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Counselor will be expected to sleep in tipis or cabins with their group. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to cold/hot, wet and/or humid conditions, wind and other conditions related to the outdoor environment.

Salary Information: $225-300 based upon experience

Room and Board Provided: Yes

How to Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to

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Contact: Courtney Russell
PO Box 218
1 B Street
Dupree, SD 57623

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