Group Services Live-On Outdoor Education Staff

Help develop future campers and teach campers of all ages great team work skills.

Sponsoring YMCA

Camp Duncan YMCA


Ingleside, IL 60041-9312

Camp Information

Camp Duncan
32405 North Highway 12
Ingleside, IL 60041

Job Description

  • Complete training's and certifications in First Aid/CPR, Risk Management, Customer Service, Child Abuse Prevention, Leadership Development, Classroom Management, Policies and Procedures, and the overall function of the camp.
  • Learn to teach over 25 outdoor education classes.
  • Develop and design classes to meet the needs of diverse groups.
  • Learn to facilitate at the archery range, climbing tower, team course. high ropes course, waterfront, and more.
  • Grow your communication and leadership skills by working with all departments at camp, including kitchen, maintenance, and resident/day camp.
  • Assist in marketing, budget implementation, and fundraising events.
  • Supports the commitment of the YMCA to child abuse prevention and safety by:
    • Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor.
    • Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children.
    • Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor.
    • Completing all child abuse prevention training as required.


  • Ability to perform moderate physical activity and adapt to changing work conditions.
  • Work with diverse groups of people, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with others.
  • Must be able to commit to one season and commit to working 40+ hours a week.
  • Must be willing to live on campgrounds for the season.
  • Must be willing and flexible to work various hours/shifts including nights and weekends.

Essential Functions

The Outdoor Education staff will facilitate program areas and teach outdoor education classes to school groups, girl/boy scouts, church groups, and many other different customers. Training will include: how to teach outdoor education, facilitate classes, risk management, marketing, budget, and customer service. Ideal candidates will be committed, energetic, and enthusiastic individuals that are looking for a positive and rewarding experience.

Room and board provided


How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

Sept. 30, 2019

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