YMCA Camp Hanes Summer Positions 2023
Job Details
Camp Hanes - King, NC
Seasonal
$350.00 - $400.00
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The pay rate ranges from $350 - $400 per week plus room and board. 

Camp Counselor (Pay rate $350 per week)

There are both Day Camp and Overnight Camp Counselor positions. Camp Hanes Camp Counselors' duties include guiding our campers experiences throughout the week with meals, group specific activities, large group camp activities, and general health and safety. Camp Counselors work with at least one other counselor and sometimes two others to facilitate the week of programming for their group of campers. Camp Counselors are given the opportunity to attend specialty training to gain additional certifications that are site specific to camp such as high ropes, or become lifeguard certified. Preferred previous experience working with youth is best but we are able to train skills into strong leaders. All staff are required to become First Aid/CPR certified and certification is provided by camp. Other duties will be as assigned to prepare for summer as well as maintain the safety of facilitation of camp and activities.

We are an overnight camp that runs Sunday through Friday and day camp that runs Monday through Friday. For overnight camp, you will live on-site in a cabin with meals provided during programming. Housing and meals may also be provided for day camp.

Responsibilities

  • Lead campers through activities with the assistance of other certified staff
  • Perform duties to keep spaces clean, inspected daily and locked when not in use
  • Resolve conflicts and address behavioral issues among campers
  • Make sure all safety rules are followed
  • Work together as a team to keep camp clean
  • Perform first aid or take care of injuries as needed, take campers to onsite nurses when additional care is needed

Support Staff (Pay rate $375 per week)

Support staff will assist in running daily area-specific activities. Support staff are likely to attend specialty training to gain additional certifications that are site specific to camp or become lifeguard certified. Previous experience is helpful but we will train skills to strong leaders. All staff are required to become First Aid/CPR certified and certification is provided by camp. Each day support staff will be in charge of setting up their specific program areas, facilitating activities, clean up, and assist with leading and attending bi-weekly in-services. At the end of the day, support staff will assist across camp in other areas as needed. Support staff will join one of the cabins of overnight camp and assist counselors and campers. In addition, support staff will be housed in a cabin. Other duties will be assigned to prepare for summer while maintaining the safety and facilitation of camp and camp activities. 

We are an overnight camp that runs Sunday through Friday. For overnight camp, you will live on-site with meals provided during programming. Meals and housing may also be provided for day camp.

Responsibilities

  • Lead bi-weekly in-services
  • Perform program area duties
  • Perform duties to keep spaces clean, inspected daily and locked when not in use
  • Assist with camp programming when not directly engaged in specific area activities
  • Resolve conflict and address behavioral issues
  • Make sure all safety rules are followed
  • Work together as a team to keep camp clean
  • Perform first aid or take care of injuries as needed, take campers to onsite nurses when additional care is needed
  • Earn program-specific certifications in lifeguarding, high ropes, shooting sports and equestrian activities

Leadership Staff (Pay rate $400 per week)

Leadership staff will focus on keeping the overall camp schedule running in addition to potentially supervising staff, facilitating activities, and performing area- specific duties. Leadership staff will be required to assist in camper behavior management and behind-the-scene duties of running the camp. Leadership staff will be required to attend Leadership training in addition to week-long staff training with counselors and support staff. Leadership staff may also attend specialty training to earn additional certifications site-specific to camp, or become lifeguard certified. Previous camp experience is preferred but we will provide training skills to strong leaders. All staff are required to become First Aid/CPR certified and certification is provided by camp. At the end of the day leadership staff will assist in other areas of camp as needed. Leadership staff will join one of the cabins of our overnight camp program to assist counselors and campers with the bedtime process. Once this process is complete, leadership staff will return to their designated staff housing location. Each day, leadership staff is in charge of their area specific schedule and duties that may include taking photos, handling camper behavior, assisting in giving counselors breaks, creating/adjusting schedules and/or  leading large group activities. In addition, there will be other duties assigned to prepare for summer and maintaining the safety and facilitation of camp and camp activities. 

We are an overnight camp that runs Sunday through Friday and day camp that runs Monday through Friday. For overnight camp, you will will live on-site with meals provided during programming. Meals and housing may also be provided for day camp.

Responsibilities

  • Lead/attend bi-weekly in-services
  • Perform program-area duties
  • Perform duties to keep spaces clean, inspected daily and locked when not in use
  • Assist with camp programming when not directly engaged in specific area activities
  • Resolve conflict and address behavioral issues
  • Make sure all safety rules are followed
  • Work together as a team to keep camp clean
  • Perform first aid or take care of injuries as needed, take campers to onsite nurses when additional care is needed
  • Earn program-specific certifications in lifeguarding, high ropes, shooting sports and equestrian activities

 

Qualifications
  • Previous experience or area-specific certifications 
  • Familiarity with camping and various outdoor activities
  • Patience and reliability 
  • Organizational and communication skills
  • Motivated to help lead children within our mission and character values
  • Energetic and positive personality
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (strength and stamina to follow strenuous activities including hiking, running, crouching)
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