Male & Female Village Leader

Want to make an impact on campers from around the world? Join us in making lifelong memories at Camp Kresge’s Resident Camp.

Sponsoring YMCA

Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA


Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1774

Camp Information

YMCA Camp Kresge
382 Camp Kresge Lane
White Haven, PA 18661

Camp Description

The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA owns and operates YMCA Camp Kresge, a beautiful 1,100 acre facility located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains. Situated on the banks of Beaver Lake, YMCA Camp Kresge offers a wide variety of programs for the families, children, adults, school groups, corporate retreats and team building, facility rentals, and other organized groups.

Job Description

Provide leadership and supervise cabin and village life at camp. Responsible for supervising all staff in the village, as well as overall supervision of campers. Work with other Senior Staff to oversee daily operations of camp including staff schedules, program development and implementation. Responsible for planning and facilitating village and camp-wide evening programs on a weekly basis. Communication skills, organizational skills and experience communicating with adults/parents are musts for this role. Excitement and creativity strongly encouraged!
Min. age: 21 years old, must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record


  • Minimum age: 21 years old
  • Valid drivers licence & cleen driving record
  • Expereince in summer camp or similar program

Essential Functions

General Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in the facilitation of summer overnight camp according to YMCA and ACA standards.
  2. Supervise, and evaluate summer camp staff in your village
  3. Ensure that all village activities are fun, challenging, and safe for all campers

Program Responsibilities:

  1. Organize unity nights, programs as directed and village meetings
  2. Assist with coordination and smooth delivery of Theme Activities as necessary
  3. Teach camp programs as necessary
  4. Evaluate camp program and provide input to Overnight Camp Director
  5. Set up and coordinate program sign ups

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  1. Supervise village counselor in all aspects of their job
  2. Supervise all the campers in your village
  3. Assist counselors in designing cabin activities and cabin chats
  4. Report all policy concerns and violations to the Overnight Camp Director
  5. Provide daily village reports to the Overnight Camp Director
  6. Attend all senior staff meetings
  7. Participate in all senior staff/scheduled responsibilities
  8. Abide by mandatory reporting policy, as described in the staff manual

Other Responsibilties

  1. Assisting with staff training
  2. Interpret safety and health rules, as well as other camp policies to campers and staff
  3. Maintain camper and staff discipline as necessary, in an appropriate manner, within WB YMCA guidelines to achieve camp’s objectives
  4. Offer enthusiasm for camp life and programs
  5. Interpret and ensure the implementation of YMCA Character Development in all aspects of program for campers and staff
  6. Other duties as assigned by the Overnight Camp Director or Senior Director of Camping Services



Other Compensation

Room & board included

Room and board provided


How to Apply

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