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4 May 2022

Part-Time Summer Day Camp Counselor

ymcapkc Bremerton, Washington, United States

Job Description

Why Work for the Y?

The Y is a leading non-profit committed to strengthening our community by connecting others to their ultimate potential. We focus on empowering people in all forms, by improving health and well-being and inspiring action in and across our neighborhoods.

Ignite your Passion, Live the Y Cause, and Join our Team!
Would you like to be a part of THE BEST SUMMER EVER? As a Summer Day Camp Counselor you get to dress up, sing songs, participate in arts & crafts, swimming, Gaga, and fun games and activities all while making a huge impact on local children as you act as a role model and help them achieve personal growth.

If hired for this position you will get to know a small group of campers, supervise them through a range of fun activities, all while keeping them safe.  You will also be the facilitator of fun and friendship.  You will spend your days outside laughing, talking, and participating in everything from arts & crafts to soccer and swimming.

By the end of the summer you will have great skills in making lanyards, know lyrics to crazy camp songs, trivia to amaze your friends, the ability to speak to anyone about anything, an outfit for every imaginable themed event, an AWESOME camp T-shirt, and an excellent tan.

In this position you will be able to use your skills to:

  • Build relationships:
    • With your campers and get to know them as individuals
    • With your staff team, working together to make sure everyone is having fun
    • Between campers, helping them meet new people and get out of their comfort zone
  • Provide quality results by:
    • Providing the highest quality programming to campers
    • Setting summer goals not only for yourself, but for your campers

Are you a good fit?

  • I like to dress up and be crazy and goofy
  • I want to make the difference in the life of a child this summer
  • You are 18 years or older.
  • You have completed High School/Obtained GED or completed 2 Summers as Counselor In Training Program participant


Starting Wage: $14.49+ per hour, depending on qualifications

Dates of Employment:  May 1 – September 1 (exact dates will be communicated during the hiring process based on location)

Benefits: Part-Time employees receive a personal YMCA membership, paid sick leave, flexible scheduling, YMCA program and merchandise discounts (up to 50%), training and professional education, employee referral bonus program, the opportunity to participate in a retirement savings plan and more!

How to Apply

Please apply directly via the hyperlink to our application page! 

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Part-Time.

Job expires in 29 days.

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