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Lead Counselor - YOLA Teens

Company: Columbia Association, Inc.
Location: Hampton
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Hampton Family YMCA, 1 YMCA Way, Hampton, Virginia, United States of America Req #11935 Imagine being part of one of the most respected human services organizations in the world-a place where your work positively influences the lives of others, a place where you thrive in a values-based environment, a place where you are building a better future for yourself and your community. General Function:
Under the supervision of the designated supervisor, and in harmony with the mission and purpose of the established policies and goals of the YMCA of the Virginia Peninsula, the Lead Summer Camp Counselor is responsible for the supervision, health and safety of an assigned group of children between the ages of 13-18 years and may serve in a supervisory capacity in the absence of the Camp Director. With an emphasis on ensuring the highest quality service to members and guests, the Lead Summer Camp Counselor will work with all staff to welcome, connect, support, and engage all members, guests, and staff. Qualifications: 1.Minimum of 18 years of age. 2.High School diploma or equivalent required. 3.Minimum cumulative of one year of experience as a Camp Counselor. 4.Minimum of two years of experience working with children in a supervised setting. 5.Proof of a negative TB test within the last two years. 6.Certification in CPR/First Aid/AED/O2 prior to first day of working camp. 7.Medication Administration Training (MAT) Certification is required. Training will be provided upon hiring. 8.Complete and maintain required trainings to include but not limited to: New Employee Orientation (NEO), Bloodborne Pathogens, Child Abuse Prevention (CAP), and Sexual Harassment upon hire and annually thereafter. 9.Satisfactory completion of a criminal background check, sex offender registry, and Child Protective Services check. Essential Functions: 1.Support the mission, vision, and goals of the YMCA. 2.Promote a professional work environment through character development by modeling the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. 3.Lead in a manner that advances our cause to strengthen the foundations of community through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. 4.Be responsible for the supervision, behavior management, and safety of an assigned group of campers. Maintain sight and sound supervision. 5.Assist Camp Director in communicating with parents regarding children's needs and report daily activities. 6.Assist with mentoring and coaching Camp Counselors and Jr. Camp Counselors. 7.Maintain accurate attendance records and other records as assigned. 8.Assist in the planning and implementation of the camp program under the direction of the Camp Director. 9.Prepare and clean up needed supplies and materials for daily activities. 10.Actively participate in organized games and activities, including but not limited to, swimming, teambuilding activities, and arts and crafts. 11.Attend staff meetings and trainings as scheduled. 12.Follow Virginia Standards for Licensed Child Day Centers and department Association Standards. 13.Wear staff uniform and name tag, or professional attire when appropriate. 14.Act as a leader in emergency situations. Report any accidents or incidents according to Emergency Communication Action Plan. 15.Ensure all members, guests, and program participants are in a safe environment and actively follow center Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). 16.Carry out other related duties as deemed necessary by the Youth and Family Services Department and center operations to ensure an excellent member experience. Engaging Community, Communication & Influence, Inclusion, Collaboration, Emotional Maturity, Critical Thinking & Decision Making, Developing Self & Others, Philanthropy Skills and Ability Requirements: 1.Ability to communicate and work with staff to provide support and necessary instruction to campers. 2.Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques. 3.Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to assigned activities. 4.Physical ability to respond appropriately to emergencies and situations requiring first aid. 5.Physical strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers. 6.Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Supervisory Responsibilities: 1.Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Excellent benefits, including 12% retirement upon meeting the requirements of the National YMCA Retirement Fund. Includes YMCA Adult Membership.

  • Hampton Family YMCA, 1 YMCA Way, Hampton, Virginia, United States of America

Keywords: Columbia Association, Inc., Hampton , Lead Counselor - YOLA Teens, Other , Hampton, Virginia

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