Youth Worker - Camp Counselor
A Youth Worker is responsible for the care of children in the Before & After School, Camp, Preschool, and/or Play & Learn programs.
Youth Workers assists in the implementation of programming and interacts positively with parents, other staff, and school personnel to develop a trusting relationship. A Youth Worker fosters social, physical, spiritual, and mental growth and demonstrates the core values of caring, honesty, responsibility, and respect with program participants. Under the guidance of a Site Director or Team Lead, Youth Workers are responsible for directly supervising a group of 6-12 children while engaging with them in a variety of high-energy activities throughout the day.
This isn’t just a job, it’s making an impact. Join us as we create lifelong memories with kids and help them develop educational and social skills as they grow. Each day consists of building relationships within small groups, helping children achieve weekly goals, working to create an inclusive environment, and having a lot of fun in the process!
A typical Before & After School program runs from 6:30 to 8:30am and from 3:00 to 6:00pm, Monday through Friday.
A typical Camp program runs Monday-Friday from 6:30amto 6:00pm, Monday through Friday.
A typical Preschool program can run from 8:00amto 4:00pm or 9:00amto 1:00pm,depending on location, Monday through Friday.
A typical Play & Learn program can run from 7:45am to 2:00pm and 4:00pm to 8:15pm, Monday through Friday. Saturday hours are 8:00am to 12:00pm.
Hours may vary based on school district schedules and/or YMCA Center schedules. However, flexibility may be available to accommodate staff schedules.
Learn more about what a typical YMCA program site would look like:
It is the policy of the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis to provide equal employment opportunity to employees and candidates for employment. Accordingly, there shall be no discrimination against any employee or candidate for employment due to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, disability or against disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. This policy is applicable to the policies governing recruitment, hiring and placement, promotion, training, compensation, employment environment, and separation or termination.
Compliance with this policy is the personal responsibility of all personnel, especially those whose duties are related to the hiring of new employees and the status or tenure of current employees. Further, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, the company will cooperate fully in the implementation of applicable laws and executive orders.
- Job Function SERV1
- Pay Type Hourly
- Min Hiring Rate $8.20
- Max Hiring Rate $11.00
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