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Cape Ann YMCA Summer Camp Counselor

Job Details

Glen T. MacLeod Cape Ann YMCA - Gloucester, MA
Not Specified
$15.00 Hourly

Job Description

It's here! WE ARE OFFERING A $250 SIGN ON BONUS for the Summer Camp Job you've been waiting for! Submit your details now to be considered for one of the Best summer jobs the North Shore has to offer!  Do you enjoy outdoor activities and have experience working with children?  Are you looking for a fun summer job that looks great on a resume and you don't have to work nights and weekends?!!!  If you are in search of a seasonal role that will help you build skills for your future career this is the opportunity for you!


The YMCA of the North Shore is seeking attentive and enthusiastic Camp Staff to join us for the summer of 2023! How does working on 46 acres of beautiful woodlands and waterfront marsh in historic Gloucester sound for a summer job? Camp staff help campers learn to swim, play games and cool off in our spacious outdoor pool, stay active on our sprawling sports field and explore the Annisquam River by kayak and boat! Each week features a fun theme with special activities and celebrations. While helping children create lifelong memories, camp staff will also experience a memorable summer of fun!


As a member of the Y camp staff, you will help campers engage, learn, and play and get the very most out of their summer experience!  On a regular camp day, you will assist in the supervision of campers and lead summer games and activities. It will be your responsibility to ensure safety guidelines are followed and remain alert and attentive to the needs of the campers. To succeed as a camp counselor you should be positive, proactive, and caring while focusing on giving campers a fun and safe camp experience. 



  • Be prepared to provide at least 3 personal/professional references
  • Your application is complete once you see a page confirming your submission

For further assistance you may contact the HR department at 978-564-3075.


If you are looking to expand your resume and develop leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills, this may be the summer job opportunity for you!


  • Camp Counselors must be a minimum of 16 years of age
  • Preferred work schedule is Monday-Friday (5 days) throughout the camp season 8:00-5:00
  • Must have reliable transportation to ensure the ability to commute to and arrive at camp on time daily
  • Mandatory Spring training will be required


*Junior Camp Staff under 16 years of age by June 1st, 2023 may be considered for additional camp roles.


The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran's status.