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Camp Name: Summer Day Camp

Camp Location: Maplewood, NJ

Camp Description: South Mountain YMCA Day Camps provide a safe and enriching environment for campers to participate in healthy, developmentally-appropriate activities and learning experience. The Y’s camp season runs from June 30 - August 29th. All hired staff will need to attend a minimum of 30 hours of pre-camp trainings on some evenings and most Saturdays in June. Higher level camp positions also require pre-camp planning as part of the position requirements. All open camp positions for the 2014 season are listed on this vacancy. Many of these positions are available at any of our 14-day camps with daily hours ranging from 7am to 7pm for both full and part time positions. To learn more about our camp offerings, please go to: http://www.metroymcas.org/clientuploads/_SouthMountainYMCA/ChildcareCampForms/General%20Camp/SM%202014%20Camp%20Brochure%20FINAL.PDF

Sponsoring YMCA: South Mountain Branch YMCA

YMCA Location: Maplewood, NJ

Job Description and Required Certifications: PT/FT Junior Counselors (16-18 yrs - maybe 15 with CIT experience) - Junior Counselors are responsible for assisting Senior Counselors and Program Specialists to provide positive leadership for campers. Applicant must have good customer service skills and interested in learning how to provide excellent customer service for parents and campers. Volunteer or work experience with children required. Must be willing and able to get into the water to assist in swim lessons daily, after being trained by YMCA lifeguard staff. Starting hourly wage rate is $5.50 for first time hires that are under age 18, per youth minimum wage compliance. For those 18 years or older the starting hourly wage rate is $8.25.

Salary Information:

Room and Board Provided: No

How to Apply: Employment Application Process: • Applicant submits application. • Applications are reviewed for the proper and matching camp/position. • Directors call eligible applicants for a phone screening. • Directors arrange in-person interviews with selected top candidates. • Background and reference checks are performed. All applications must be filled out completely with personal and professional references. Professional references for young adults or teens may include teachers, coaches or volunteer managers. Incomplete applications will not be considered for review. Complete applications should be sent to: Attn: Camp Hiring Manager C/o South Mountain YMCA 13 Jefferson Avenue Maplewood, NJ 07040 or email to: jmacafee@metroymcas.org (P) 973-762-0860.

Apply Online: http://www.metroymcas.org/clientuploads/pdf/Camp%20Employment%20Application%20NEW.pdf

Apply By Phone:

Contact: Jennifer MacAfee

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