Ensure a cabin of campers have fun & safe experiences by leading their time at Camp while supporting waterfront in delivery of programming.

Sponsoring YMCA

Camp Kon-O-Kwee Branch YMCA


Fombell, PA 16123-9802

Camp Information

YMCA Camp Kon-O-Kwee/Spencer
126 Nagel Road
Fombell, PA 16123

Job Description

  • Guide campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
  • Connect with each and every camper on a daily basis.
  • Carry out established roles for supervising camper health.
  • Carry out established roles for enforcing camp safety regulations.
  • Develop a quality, unique program for activity times.
  • Assist with supervision of campers in assigned cabin or village.
  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff training, staff meetings and other meetings.
  • Set a good example for campers and others including cleanliness, punctuality, sharing clean-up and chores, sportsmanship, and table manners.
  • Maintain good public relations with campers' parents during check-in and check-out.
  • Set up and organize the waterfront program area.
  • Ensure that all waterfront equipment is properly used and cared for.
  • Evaluate and grade (red, yellow, green) within the set of qualifications each camper’s and staff member’s swimming ability.
  • Assure that waterfront standards are met at all times in accordance with our risk management policy and various regulating agencies.
  • Perform lifeguarding duties as directed by Aquatics Director.
  • Help provide an atmosphere for developing good morale and well-being among the camp family.
  • Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.


  • Lifeguard experience preferred.
  • Current lifeguard certification required
  • High energy, enthusiastic, creative person with a great spirit of summer camp.
  • Ability and experience in supervising campers and staff.
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision.
  • Good character, integrity, adaptability, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control.
  • College student or equivalent.

Essential Functions

Be able to lift 20 pounds.

Be able to swim 300 yards and perform rescues.

Be able to carry 15 pounds through varying elevations.

Walk, hike, and run in varying terrain and elevations.

Have the ability to work long, hot, and busy days.



Room and board provided


How to Apply

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