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YMCA of Greater Seattle Summer Camp Staff: Overnight Camp Health Aide 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.

Job Summary

Health Aides work closely with the Health Care Manager/Camp Nurse to support the health and safey of our campers. Basic job functions include assisting in the management of the Health Center, maintaing the health of campers and staff and properly packing medication for overnight trips. Nursing or pre-nursing students preferred. Health Aides are supervised by the Health Care Manager.


  1. Help the nurse ensure that each staff member and camper has on file a health history and examination form, as required.

  2. Assist in the health screening at the beginning of each session.

  3. Assist the nurse in conducting an inventory of supplies.

  4. Follow appropriate medical routines including recordkeeping in the daily medical log, disposal of medical waste, managing and safeguarding medications, and utilizing approved standing orders.

  5. Keep accident/incident reports that can be used for risk management assessment.

  6. Assist in monitoring health of all staff including kitchen staff.

  7. Other duties as assigned by the nurse.


  1. 18 years of age or older.

  2. Completion of high school.

  3. Current CPR and first aid certifications.

  4. Desire to work and live in a camp community.

  5. Experience with young adults and children desirable.

  6. 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.

Competencies for success at the Y:

  • Values - Strengthens the Y's culture by demonstrating the values of the Y - honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility - in every aspect of work.

  • Inclusion - Models cultural competence and supports diversity, effectively working with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.

  • Develop Self and Others - Demonstrates teamwork and personal accountability, seeking and providing feedback, coaching, and resources for development.

  • Quality Results - Takes the initiative and holds self and others accountable to meet or exceed quantitative and qualitative goals relating to people (employees and members), philanthropy, finance and volunteerism.

  • Change Capacity - Facilitates change, seeks opportunities in the change process, models adaptability, and leads transition in support of the Y's mission.

  • Inspire Others - Promotes creativity, generates excitement, and rewards risk taking, while consistently demonstrating a high level of emotional maturity, maintaining a positive attitude and building strong relationships.

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.


  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence


Job Locations US-WA-Longbranch

Posted Date 1 week ago (4/30/2021 6:00 PM)

ID 2021-11867

Type Seasonal

# of Openings 1

Location YMCA Camp Colman

Category Resident Camp

Address 20016 Bay Road KPS

Minimum compensation USD $56.00/Da.