Workplus+ Student Camp Activity Leader
YMCA Camp Kern
Oregonia, OH
*Rate of pay is based on knowledge / training in various activity areas and will increase as training is completed* Activity areas include, challenge course facilitation, lifeguarding, trail ride guide, zip line guide and more.
Position Summary:
Provide excellent guest services and work with the Camp Kern team to administer leadership facilitation and programming, weekend programming, support services, and group well-being of the utmost quality. Activity Leaders are encouraged to learn various aspects and programming at YMCA Camp Kern.  
At the YMCA, 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.
Essential Functions:
  • Develop effective relationships with guests.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all guests.
  • Assist in year-round group activity leadership and hosting.
  • Facilitate and monitor assigned programs to ensure safety procedures are being followed.
  • Maintain all pertinent equipment and supplies, and maintains equipment records as required.
  • Attends required internal and external trainings and in-services to maintain knowledge and certifications.
  • Plans, develops, and implements activities for program that meets participants needs and interests
  • Demonstrates the characteristics of a positive role model
  • Works cooperatively with camp staff to ensure quality programming and correct marketing of activities including ensuring proper activity space, accurate supervision, needed equipment, and other activity needs have been secured
  • Builds participant interest and forges relationships through offering activities and topics that are of most interest to participants
  • Maintains the quality of supplies, materials, and equipment for the program through cleaning, organizing, and storing properly.
  • Possesses working knowledge of child abuse and neglect law and follows proper reporting procedures.
  • Responsible for leaving all activity areas as clean, if not better, than when the activity began.
  • Communicates to direct supervisor any concerns or incidents that may need follow-up.
  • Communicates any suggestions to improve programs.
  • High school diploma or GED required.  6 months guest service, group leadership, or hospitality experience preferred.
  • CPR/AED, First Aid, and Oxygen required within first 60 days of employment and kept current. 
  • One-year applicable experience preferred, but not required.