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Summer Day Camp Program Aide Tumbleson Lake

Company: YMCA of Northern Colorado
Location: Boulder
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:The YMCA of Northern Colorado is seeking an Program Aide to guide campers through an extraordinarily memorable summer at Tumbleson Lake, a camp nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains near Boulder, Colorado. We are looking for enthusiastic, outdoors-loving individuals who are passionate about connecting children to the natural world, helping children try new activities and persevere through challenges. The Program Aide will help create a community of respect, acceptance and caring for campers. The Program Aide will bus ride with campers and the Program Leader to and from Tumbleson Lake from Boulder each day. Pay Rate: $15.69 per hour. This position is non-exempt. Shifts run from 7:00am and 5:30pm M-F. This position is seasonal: June 3rd-Aug 9th. Training for this role begins: June 3rd. Responsibilities:

  • Provides daily programming to camp participants at Lake Tumbleson.
  • Maintain a professional presence for YMCA of Northern Colorado through appropriate staff and camper interactions.
  • Adheres to program standards and expectations including safety and cleanliness standards.
  • Models relationship-building skills for campers and staff.
  • Incorporate the mission, philosophy, and 5 core values of the YMCA of Northern Colorado in all communication with participants and staff-members.
  • Maintains confidentiality of YMCA issues, incidents and record.Qualifications:
  • Must be a minimum of 16 years old.
  • Knowledge of age-appropriate practices and experience working with children, preferably school aged.
  • Applicants must be committed to being a positive role model with youth.
  • Maturity to make practical decisions under the direct supervision of other staff.
  • Ability to work well in a team, communicate easily with youth and colleagues.
  • Bilingual preferred, not require.
  • Applicants must be committed to implementing YMCA programming and fun.
  • Provide documentation of 480 hours of experience working directly with school-age children in such areas as Sunday school, Scouts, sports, or babysitting.
  • Become certified or supply documentation of current certification in CPR and First Aid (can be completed through the YMCA).Benefits:All Employees receive a free individual membership and anyone working 10+ hours receive a free family membership, 50-100% off our programs and if eligible, we contribute the equivalent of 10% of your salary to the YMCA Retirement Fund.Part-Time employees also receive paid sick time of 1 hour for every 30 hours worked.The YMCA was founded as the Young Men's Christian Association in 1844. But today, we are The Y, an association that values and is made stronger by its diverse people. At the YMCA of Northern Colorado, we are committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation.Childcare benefits of more than $5000 are considered taxable income and will be processed accordingly. Limitations and restrictions apply to some programs.Posted Salary Range:USD $15.69 - USD $15.69 /Hr.

Keywords: YMCA of Northern Colorado, Boulder , Summer Day Camp Program Aide Tumbleson Lake, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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