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International Cabin Staff

YMCA of Greater Seattle
Longbranch, WA
Closing date
Mar 13, 2023

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OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUITYThe Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner. SUMMARYThis is a seasonal exchange program that is located at Camp Colman on beautiful Longbeach, WA. International Cabin Staff ensure the supervision and safety of campers at all times. To learn more about working with Camp & Outdoor Leadership at the Y, please visit us online at What you'll get from working at The Y • Membership to the YMCA of Greater Seattle • Free access to mental health resources • Rapidly-accruing paid time off (PTO) available immediately upon hire *Some benefits only available to full-time staff

Hiring Range: $75.00-$115.00/day

Up to $500 Stay Bonus!

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1. Supervises a group of campers. Ensures that all campers are accounted for and safe at all times. 2. Facilitates program activities that are developmentally appropriate and which promote camper skill and character development. Leads and assists with facilitation of all-camp special events. 3. Provides leadership and supervision to any developing teen leaders placed with the group. 4. Maintains safety and cleanliness standards. Takes special note of individual camper health needs or concerns on a daily basis. Shares cleaning duties with fellow staff. 5. Communicates personal or camper needs to supervisor in a timely manner. 6. Maintains equipment in sound and safe order. 7. Attends staff meetings and trainings. 8. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies. 9. Other duties as assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. WORK ENVIRONMENT This job operates in a residential camp, both inside and outdoors. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift store or janitorial products and supplies, up to 50 pounds. POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK The usual camp work week is six days on and one day off, including training, staff meetings, and regular duties. This summer camp position is exempt from minimum wage and overtime regulations per State of Washington wage and hour law. TRAVEL This position is required to live onsite at camp. There are no other travel requirements.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS 1. 18 years old or older 2. 1-2 years of experience with children; camps, childcare, tutoring, nannying, coaching 3. Previous camp experience preferred 4. Demonstrated experience planning and implementing group activities 5. Ability to participate in activities that involve rigorous physical activity in an outdoor setting including, but not limited to hiking, boating, camping, and swimming. 6. Strong English language skills If applicable, "Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered." PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE• Bachelor's degree preferred • Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical activity, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful. • Experience with anti-racism practices and coalition building

MISSION STATEMENTBuilding a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body. OUR VALUES • Respect • Responsibility • Honesty • Caring • Passion for Excellence

YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law. All job offers are contingent on the results of a background check. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.

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