Cabin Counselor

The Gateway Region YMCA is seeking Cabin Camp Counselors for Camp Lakewood.

Sponsoring YMCA

YMCA of the Ozarks


Potosi, MO 63664-9802

Camp Information

Camp Lakewood
13528 State Highway AA
Potosi, MO 63664

Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening

community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA Camp Lakewood

Cabin Counselor is responsible for the general welfare, safety, and supervision of the campers we serve. They

monitor the camper's morning and evening activities, as well as instruct other campers throughout the day

during clinics. Counselors are held accountable for acting as mentors and role models for the campers. Cabin

Counselors should be focused on helping the camper make informed decisions that provide the optimal result in

any given situation while allowing the campers to grow by letting them experience new things in an educational,

safe, and positive environment. The Cabin Counselor’s role is to assist the campers in making those choices,

and coach the camper to help them improve.


 Must be at least 18 years old.

 High School Diploma or equivalent required.

 Must be pursuing or have earned a Bachelor’s Degree.

 Lifeguard and CPR/AED Certification preferred.

Essential Functions

1. Responsible for overseeing the cabin units. Cabin Counselors will live in the cabins with the campers and

must exercise good judgment and competence in the implementation of policy and standards, which will

result in increased public regard toward the Y.

2. Assist with check-in and checkout of campers.

3. Ensures proper maintenance and upkeep of Camp Lakewood grounds and facilities paying special

attention to cabins areas both inside and out.

4. Assist campers in set up of cabins and bunks.

5. Responsible for selecting and communicating lost camper and cabin meeting spot.

6. Assist in coordinating programs including clinics, swim test, campfire activities, meals and all other


7. Ensure timely arrival and departure to and from all scheduled activities.

8. Ensure safety in all programs and report all incidents in a timely manner.

9. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

 Mission Advancement

 Collaboration

 Operational Effectiveness

 Personal Growth

Room and board provided


How to Apply

Apply Online

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Resumes Accepted Until

May 31, 2020

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