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Counselor

Company: YMCA of Greenville
Location: Greenville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The YMCA of Greenville is a dynamic and rapidly growing association that seeks to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.

We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become.

We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality.

We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world.

We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential.

We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

The Day Camp Counselor I is responsible for providing physical, mental, and spiritual growth and development opportunities for each child; and develop and implement daily plans in accordance with age appropriate programming through weekly themes and activities.


  • Supervise and manage groups of school age children during homework; lead them in physical activity games, arts and crafts, nutrition lessons, etc.
  • Develop and implement lesson plans for program times utilizing risk management guidelines, developmental characteristics, variety, creativity, and through weekly themes and activities.
  • Maintain equipment and facilities, and use only in an appropriate manner.
  • Report all program changes to Site Leader or Youth Program Director.
  • Be prepared for program responsibilities as assigned including lesson plans, devotions, group activities, Family Events and water activities.
  • Assist in Parents Night Out and Special Events as required.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships at all times with children, parents and co-workers.
  • Create an environment that promotes belonging, achievement, and relationships.
  • Adhere to all program rules as outlined in the Staff Manual, Personnel Policy, and Code of Conduct and Risk Management Manual and any other program specific guidelines.
  • Assist in maintaining program standards at all times in regards to Quality Check Standards and Licensing Regulations.
  • Encouraged to participate in the YMCAs annual support scholarship campaign.
  • Assists in all area of the Y operation as requested by management.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate records at all times to including:

Attendance rosters
Medication Logs
First Aid Logs
Discipline Reports
Incident Reports
Field Trip Rosters
Field Trip Checklist
Closing Checklist
School Pick up Rosters
Vehicle Logs

  • Wears appropriate staff uniform.
  • Exemplifies YMCA character values.
  • Maintains positive relations at all times with members, participants, and co-workers.

Requires:

  • CPR, First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens and Child Abuse Prevention certifications within 30 days of hiring date.
  • 40 hours of Pre-Camp Training.
  • The ability to be a good role model and to adapt to changing needs and circumstances.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Some college education.

Keywords: YMCA of Greenville, Greenville , Counselor, Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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