WATER SPORTS COUNSELOR
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Camp Name: Camp Manitou-Lin

Camp Location: Middleville, MI

Camp Description: Located on Barlow Lake, Camp Manitou-Lin offers kids a variety of experiences! To support the amenities listed, we have nine out buildings and 10 resident cabins that can house 220 people. Our riding center houses 50 horses year-round and we also have two archery ranges, a chapel, zip line, high ropes course, rock wall, along with three docks and a variety of boats.

Sponsoring YMCA: YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids

YMCA Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Job Description and Required Certifications: The Water Sports Counselor plans and leads water sports to campers. This includes skiing, wakeboarding, kneeboarding and tubing. Counselor also serves as the cabin counselor for the water sports program. This position requires guarding on open water with varied visibility (Lake Barlow) outside in the weather and elements. Room and Board is provided, and the position runs from early June- late August. Requirements •Must be 21 years of age or older •High School Diploma or equivalent required •Lifeguard Certification required •CPR/First aid certification required •Michigan Boaters License required •Ability to react quickly to emergency situations •Ability to interact with people from all ethnic backgrounds, ages, and lifestyles Principal Activities •Instructs water sports at an appropriate level •Provides supervision to a group of 10-12 campers •Administers emergency First Aid and CPR •Enforces aquatic rules and procedures •Maintains supervision of participants •Maintains all areas in clean, presentable fashion •Maintains waterfront equipment •Enforces safety standards and follows emergency procedures •Ensures State of Michigan’s Department of Health requirements are met •Maintains State of Michigan’s Department of Health records •Performs any other functions necessary for the smooth and efficient operation of the Camp Manitou-Lin YMCA and the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids Association •Essential Funtions: Visual-Must have 20/20 vision with or without the use of corrective lenses; Auditory -Must be able to adequately hear with or without the use of hearing devices; Physical-Must be in good physical health approved by a licensed physician. Must also be able to lift at least 30 pounds; Cognitive-Must be able to understand the position and the duties that are required ABILITY REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Salary Information: $185/week; Room and Board provided

Room and Board Provided: Yes


How to Apply: Please visit our website at www.grymca.org and apply online.

Apply Online: http://www.grymca.org

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Contact: Karin Denman

1095 Briggs Rd N
Middleville, MI 49333-9700

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