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YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Camp Counselor - Ben Harrison YMCA Summer Day Camp in Indianapolis, Indiana

Camp Counselor - Ben Harrison YMCA Summer Day Camp


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Ben Harrison YMCA


5736 Lee Rd.







Employment Status:

Regular Part Time

Hiring Range:

$8.74 - $10.92


Camp grows greatleaders. Come create transformative summer experiences for kids in your community! You’ll be responsible for building relationships with and between groups of 6-15childrenages 3-17. You’ll work under the supervision of the Site Director to:

  • Provide a safe camp program that fosters children’s social, spiritual, physical, and intellectual growth

  • Coordinate with other counselors to implement innovative activity programming

  • Learn and use age-appropriate behavior modification techniques

  • Use your emotional maturity, flexibility,andproblem-solving skillsto effectively communicate with children, parents, staff, and community partners

  • Sing, dance,swim,and play with campers and staff

Minimum Requirements

  • Required:At least 18 years old

  • Preferred: Practical work experience (1-3 years)withchildren

  • Preferred: Experience in a specialized program area such as preschool, sports, aquatics, high adventure, or team building

  • Have, orhave the ability toobtain: CPR and First Aid certifications, Child Abuse Prevention training, Safety & Risk Management, New Employee Orientation training, and other required day camping training prior to the start of camp or no later than 30 days (with approval) after camp begins.

There has never been a better time to join the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis! Our employees enjoy a diverse & inclusive environment and the opportunity to do cause-driven work to impact our communities through Youth Development, Healthy Living & Social Responsibility. If you are interested and have the skills and desire to make a difference, please continue by completing our online application. Thank you for your interest in our Y!