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Hiring: Camp Prospect Counselor

By January 18, 2024No Comments
*Part-time seasonal*

Do you love working with kids, sports, swimming, and summer fun? The Hampshire Regional YMCA’s in-house Camp Prospect can make a difference in kids’ lives, and you can be a part of it! Counselors will lead campers through a day that centers around recreational sports as well as other activities such as swimming, arts & crafts, physical challenges, and dance & movement. We’re hiring for summer 2024!

Job Duties:
  • Create a positive, energetic, and safe environment for children aged 5-14
  • Guide & play a variety of games, sports, and activities with campers
  • Swim daily in the pool with campers
  • Help design & implement artistic & recreational activities
  • Assist in setup and breakdown of activities each day
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Camp Prospect staff team using our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility
Job Qualifications:
  • Must be able to attend camp training week from June 17 – 21
  • Senior counselors must be at least 18 years of age; junior counselors must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must enjoy working with children and families
  • Childcare experience required for senior counselors and preferred for junior counselors
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills

$15.25 – $16.25 per hour

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


Please submit your application, resume, and cover letter to kira.mattheson@hrymca.org

Or mail/in person to Hampshire Regional YMCA Attn: Kira Mattheson 286 Prospect St. Northampton, MA 01060