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17 Oct 2022

Temporary Winter Day Camp Counselor

ymcapkc – Posted by ymcapkc Lakewood, Washington, United States

Job Description

Why Work for the Y?

The YMCA focuses 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 Winter Day Camp?  At day camp 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 as a Winter Day Camp Counselor 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 laughing, talking, and participating in everything from arts & crafts to playing sports, and leading activities.

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
  • You will help campers learn how to make good decision

Be a role model and teach values:

  • Show empathy for your campers and fellow staff, even in a stressful situation
  • Live the core values of the YMCA: Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility

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

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

Dates of Employment:  December 16 – December 30

Location: Lakewood

Benefits: Part-Time employees are supported with the following benefits and perks:

  • Flexible scheduling around school and extracurricular activities
  • Optional virtual tele-doc, dental and vision benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 50% off YMCA Child Care services
  • Free Personal YMCA Membership
  • Free YMCA 360 Virtual Wellness Membership
  • YMCA Program and Merchandise discounts
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Professional education and certification opportunities

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:
Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, individuals that work in an educational setting must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption is received and approved. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. If you need to request a medical or religious exemption please contact

How to Apply

Please apply directly via the hyperlink to our application page!

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Temporary.

Job expires in 48 days.

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