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Hiring: Camp Prospect Staff

By February 12, 2019 No Comments

Today more than ever, we need our youth to be surrounded by positive role models – if that’s you – join our team!   Gain invaluable experience from working with children, learning interpersonal skills, organization and commitment; all skills that will help you in any future role.  Be a part of an international organization while making a difference on a local level.

Camp Prospect staff will lead campers through a day that centers on recreational sports as well as other camp activities such as swimming, arts & crafts, physical challenges, and dance & movement. The Camp Prospect staff will create a positive, energetic, and safe environment where children have a fun time, make new friends, and have an experience to remember.

 Camp Sessions:  4 – one week sessions

July 8 – July 13

July 15 – July 19

August 5 – August 9

August 12 – August 16

Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM / Morning Care 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Job Duties:

  • Be imaginative and creative in designing and implementing recreational activities for children.
  • Always maintain a positive attitude and show your enthusiasm for camp activities.
  • Have access to reliable mode of transportation and communication.

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Education and/or experience in childcare and related fields.
  • Must possess an interest in a wide array of creative and physical activities.
  • Must possess a basic knowledge of sports, including basketball, soccer, baseball, volleyball, and football.
  • Enjoy working with children and families.
  • Must have a clear understanding and commitment to the purpose and mission of Camp Prospect and the YMCA. Attempt to incorporate these values into camp activities.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and a willingness to serve children of Camp Prospect and their families.
  • Must possess current certifications in Standard First Aid of Massachusetts Child Care, First Aid for Children, and Infant/Child CPR or willingness to obtain one.

Benefits include a free membership to the Y and an opportunity to participate in 403(b).


  • YMCA application
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Please email your application to sovina.mansfield @hrymca.org

Or mail/in person: Attn: Sovina Mansfield, Hampshire Regional YMCA, 286 Prospect Street, Northampton, MA 01060