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Job Title:

Camp Counselor

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Joliet, Morris, Plainfield, Romeoville, Bolingbrook


1st Shift


Part Time



Job Description:

Seeking dynamic and committed camp counselors for our summer camp program. Camp counselors will plan and implement a quality program that promotes YMCA values and builds life skills of children and youth. Counselors will lead camp activities with children and youth and assure that all activities and events are reflective of the YMCA’s mission and commitment to developing human beings with character values including Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.

Job Requirements:

1. Supervises a group of children up to 15 children ranging from 2-17 years of age and ensure participation in safe activities at all times.
2. Self-motivated to plan and implement program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values. Activities include, but are not limited to, field trips, arts and crafts, swimming, nature walks, indoor/outdoor games and general recreation.
3. Adheres to program standards including safety, risk management and cleanliness standards.
4. Attends staff meetings and trainings.
5. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
6. Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
7. Model healthy eating behaviors and active participation in accordance with Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) Standards.


The Greater Joliet Area YMCA rewards dedicated part-time employees with an hourly wage and other benefits including a free employee membership to the Greater Joliet Area YMCA and other paid training opportunities.

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