Resident Camp Counselor

Job Description
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Main Areas of Responsibility: 

Residential Camp Counselors provide direct supervision and live a small group of young people in a residential camp setting. Lead campers through daily activities with a primary focus on safety. Work with the larger team to accomplish the goals of Camp Shaver: accomplishment, belonging and character development.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

•Maintains constant surveillance of campers and always ensures their safety.
•Plans and implements program activities.
•Maintains positive relationships with members, participants, families and other staff.
•Must be a positive role model for campers and staff and have a desire to mentor youth
•Possess good judgment and decision-making skills.
•Attends and participates in all staff meetings and trainings.

Other Information/Requirements: 

• Minimum age requirement of 18.
• CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications required; will be provided training if candidate does not have current certification.
• Wilderness First Aid Certification preferred.
• Previous experience working with children and staff in a camp setting preferred.
• Previous experience working with diverse populations preferred.

How to Apply: 

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Contact Information
Dana McMullen
YMCA of Central New Mexico
4901 Indian School Rd
New Mexico
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Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Jan 12 2024
Date to Remove: 
Apr 11 2024

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