Job ID:  26421613

Company:  Missouri Valley Family YMCA

Application Type:  Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities), Seeking Part-time (non-Co-op/Intern

Job Title:  YMCA Summer Program Counselors

Description:  CHANGE LIVES. INCLUDING YOURS. Michaela Urlacher, After School Site Supervisor said, "I love my job because I get to work with amazing kids everyday. I enjoy interacting with them, whether it be playing games, reading with them, creating art projects, or helping them with homework. I get to work with great people. I love doing something that makes a difference in both the children's lives and mine!" We offer a fun, rewarding work environment and FREE YMCA Membership for all staff members! The YMCA Summer Program Counselor provides fun and educational care to children entering 1st-4th grade in a summer camp environment. Be a role model. Assure that children engage in fun, safe and constructive playtime, field trips and learning activities by implementing themed lesson plans daily. Supervise daily breakfast, lunch and snack times. Use appropriate disciplinary methods. Maintain a clean, well-organized and safe environment. Observe children and communicate appropriately with program supervisors and parents. Attend and be an active participant at staff meetings and training. Full or Part Time Seasonal, Monday-Friday, June 3rd-August 9th Shifts Available Full Time: 8:00 am-5:00 pm Shifts Available Part Time, 25-27 hours per week: 11:00 am-4:00 pm (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) and 9:00 am-4:00 pm (Wednesday) 11:00 am-4:00 pm (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday) and 9:00 am-4:00 pm (Thursday) We are looking for someone who displays the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Previous experience working in a childcare, school or camp setting preferred. Must have the ability to handle competing demands and take direction. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with parents and supervisors regarding the child's activities, behavior, eating, etc. The ability to work a dedicated schedule Monday through Friday for the length of the summer program dates preferred. The YMCA Summer Program, or Y Explorers, is for children entering 1st-4th Grade and offers participants fun and educational experiences through weekly themes and daily activities that focus on achievement, relationships and belonging. The program is located at the YMCA at 1608 North Washington in Bismarck and Legacy Methodist church on 4600 Durango Dr in Bismarck.

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