Groups & Education Program Staff

Come join us on the Mountain!

Sponsoring YMCA

YMCA of Greenville


Greenville, SC 29601-2945

Camp Information

YMCA Camp Greenville
4399 YMCA Camp Road
Cleveland, SC 29635

Job Description

Located on 1400 acres on top of the Blue Ridge Mountains, camp has some of the most beautiful views of any camp in the country. Share in the beauty and traditions that has made Camp Greenville a special place for over 100 years. You can be part of a dynamic team making an impact on all that we serve.

The YMCACamp Greenville islookingto join a team of creative Experiential Educators for our Fall/Spring Season. Camp Greenville's Resident Program Staff will be trainedto teach curriculum developed on topics such as pond and forest ecology, orienteering, canoeing, astronomy and geology as well as lead and facilitate adventure-based activities including high ropes, rock climbing, bouldering, hiking, and group dynamics to children, youth and adults.

Camp dates: August 18, 2019- November 27, 2019


  • Current CPR, first aid, AED
  • 18 years or older and a desire and ability to work with children and adults in a Christian camp setting
  • General positive attitude and willingness to work unconventional hours
  • Active team member of program staff and camp community
  • Willingness to model appropriate behavior around all groups at camp in terms of language, appearance, and respect of others
  • Physical ability for: crouching, lifting, and carrying 50 pounds, sitting, stooping, climbing, and leading strenuous hikes
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Time management for personal and professional responsibilities
  • Initiative to “jump-in” where needed and improve programs as seen fit
  • Maintain living areas in a clean and presentable fashion
  • Have FUN!!!

Essential Functions

Description and Required Certifications:

  • Teach and facilitate Environmental and Adventure Education classes
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, youth and adults
  • Ability to develop and supervise creative and safe programming
  • Work non-traditional hours
  • Assist with evening activities and special events
  • Ability to develop new and different classes for future sessions and rain plans
  • Maintain safe working environment for staff and campers
  • Maintain clean working conditions
  • Maintain appropriate levels of supplies, notifying supervisor of low levels before supplies run out and ordering supplies as necessary

Must be able to:

  • Observe camper and staff behavior
  • Identify and respond to hazards
  • Work with different age and skill levels
  • Ability to deal with all staff and campers equally and fairly

Room and board provided


How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

July 31, 2019

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