YMCA of Greater Seattle Adventure Team Camp Colman- Summer in Longbranch, Washington
Our Commitment to Equity
The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.
Adventure Team Program Counselors facilitate all of our low and high Challenge Course elements, as well as many group initiatives. All Program Counselors live in cabins with Cabin Counselors and campers, providing additional supervision and support when not working in their assigned program area.
Supervises a group of campers and staff. Ensures that all staff are accounting for campers and safety at all times.
Plans, schedules, and facilitates program activities that are developmentally appropriate and which promote camper skill and character development, e.g. unit and cabin activities and discovery clinics.
Maintains safety and cleanliness standards. Takes special note of individual camper/staff health needs or concerns on a daily basis. Shares cleaning duties with fellow staff.
Ensures that counselors are planning and organizing activities.
Communicates personal or camper/staff needs to supervisor in a timely manner.
Maintains equipment in sound and safe order.
Attends meeting and trainings.
Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, program and equipment inspection written documentation, and emergencies.
Other duties as assigned.
18 years of age or older.
Current state approved first aid certification.
Current state approved CPR certification.
One or more years of college preferred.
Current Wilderness First Responder strongly preferred. Documented knowledge of challenge courses and current safety standards and practices.
Demonstrate working knowledge of belaying, rappelling, knots, and rescue techniques.
Ability to participate in activities that involve rigorous physical activity in an outdoor setting.
Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS IF THE POSITION REQUIRES DRIVING
Minimum 21 years old
Current Driver’s License with a minimum of 3 years safe driving experience and a driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards.
Maximum of one minor violation.
You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:
Thrive on working in a collaborative environment
Are very adaptable
Have high ownership and strong work ethic
Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet
Truly enjoy being of service to people
Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together
Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all
At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment.
Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.
We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.
Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.
Passion for Excellence
Job Locations US-WA-Longbranch
Posted Date 1 month ago (3/5/2021 4:02 PM)
# of Openings 3
Location YMCA Camp Colman
Category Resident Camp
Address 20016 Bay Road KPS
Minimum compensation USD $50.83/Da.