Seasonal Day Camp Counselors

Manatee County YMCA - Bradenton Branch
Job Description
Full-time and Part-Time seasonal day camp counselors are needed Monday-Friday at all Manatee Y locations (Bradenton, Harllee MS, Lakewood Ranch & Parrish). Y camp programs are a fun, exciting place for kids to spend their summer days. We’re looking for talented & caring counselors to lead & guide campers so they’ll have a meaningful experience & make a positive impact in their lives through our day-to-day programs. Weekly activities include swimming, group games, sports, arts & crafts, field trips, clubs and more. Camp participants age range from 5 to 14 with one counselor for every 15 children.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Energetic, patient & creative.
  • Must be able to lead campers in games, swim, sing songs, lead a variety of sports, assist campers with their arts & craft projects plus focus on values & character building.
  • Be responsible for the safety & supervision of your assigned group of campers.
  • Must be able to work with youth & families from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Must be able to work independently & as part of a team.
  • Must be able to pass a Level II screening (fingerprint) & drug screening.
  • Must complete CPR/AED-Pro & First Aid certification, required Redwoods online training & required camp training prior to the first day of camp.
  • Must practice the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect & responsibility at all times.
Camp starts June 3rd with deadline to apply by May 15th.
Mail or email Completed YMCA Application (found on our website at to the HR Dept. or to the branch you are interested in.
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