Working at Camp Koala is new and exciting every day!  Counselors have the unique opportunity to watch young campers learn, play and grow all summer.  Under the supervision of the Camp Koala Director, counselors provide a dynamic theme-based itinerary that includes coordinated events and activities to stimulate children’s imagination and creativity.


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.
  • Enjoy working with children and families.
  • Must have a clear understanding and commitment to the purpose and mission of Camp Koala and the YMCA. Attempt to incorporate these values into camp activities.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and a willingness to serve children of Camp Koala and their families.
  • Must possess current certifications in Standard First Aid of Massachusetts Child Care, First Aid for Children, and Infant/Child CPR.

Benefits include a free membership to the Y.

We require all applicants to submit an application.

In addition to the application, we’ll gladly take your resume and cover letter.

Please email your application, resume and cover letter to sovina.mansfield

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