Summer Camp Group Leaders

Louisville, KY

Job status
Part time
Job description
$9.00– $9.40 Hourly

Job description
POSITION SUMMARY:
As the nation’s leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a lasting difference in your community. As a key member of the Summer Day Camp staff team, the Group Leader is responsible for creating a safe, fun and positive atmosphere that promotes member engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Summer programs are located at various branches and school sites around the Louisville area.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.
Stands and greets parents and campers by name.
Leads group songs, games and crafts, and engages campers in learning activities.
Maintains positive relationships with the members, participants and other staff.
Knows, understands, and consistently applies all safety rules.
Communicates with parents and caregivers about their child’s activities/day.
Possess a willingness to work with youth and have FUN.
Able to be a role model for campers and teens in our programs.
A leader that has initiative, enthusiasm, and strong interpersonal skills.
Attends all staff meetings and training as assigned.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Noise level- High

BENEFITS INCLUDED:
The YMCA of Greater Louisville maintains a strong commitment to training and professional development, and has been recognized as a 2011 “Top Work Place”. As a new YMCA team member, you will receive a community-wide individual membership upon completion of the New Employee Orientation, program discounts, and participation in the YMCA retirement fund.

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

Experience requirements
• Minimum age of 17.
• Team player with a personal commitment to YMCA Mission, Philosophy & Character Development Values.
• People-centered, service oriented.
• Ability to lead group activities.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Previous camp or group work experience preferred.
• Tolerate heat and humidity for extended periods of time.
• Must be able to be outdoors for major portions of the day.
• CPR and First Aid Certification (will provide training).
• Pass all pre-employment background checks and drug screening.


Work hours
Monday - Friday, No weekends
7 am to 6 pm, all day shifts and split shifts are possible

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