Adventure Unit Leads – YMCA Camp at Horsethief Reservoir

Location: Cascade, ID
Adventure Unit Leads – YMCA Camp at Horsethief Reservoir
At the Y, we believe children discover themselves through interactions with others and having the freedom to explore. YMCA Camp at Horsethief Reservoir immerses children in a community where making friends is natural, exploring new interests is encouraged, and discovering inner strength is guaranteed. YMCA Camp teaches self-reliance, instills a love for nature and the outdoors, and builds character and leadership—all amidst the fun of camp fires, canoeing, archery, friends, zip-lining, paddleboarding, mentorships, ropes course, and so much more. YMCA Camp at Horsethief Reservoir is positively the best way to change a child’s life.

Unit Leads will provide leadership in the areas of cooperative planning, outdoor living, group living, social adjustment, and relationship building in a camp setting. Each camp staff member is responsible for the health and safety of all program participants and the development and upkeep of one or more activity areas.  Additionally, camp unit lead positions are responsible for supervision and development of camp staff, programs, and assisting with operational aspects of camp. All YMCA employees are expected to model and teach the YMCA Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.
Wage Range: $360 - $372 per week
Proposed Starting Date: June 5th, 2018
Date of Interviews:  February 2018– May 2018
Key Qualifications:

Must be at least 21 years old at the start of employment.  Must have current driver’s license and meet YMCA driver’s qualifications prior to June 5th, 2018.  Experience in camping and outdoor recreation is preferred.  Must have the knowledge and skill in working with youth and teens in a positive leadership role and be able to provide guidance and instruction.  Must be able to keep an inventory of equipment and upkeep of equipment.  Must be able to assist with the management of campers and keep up with the assignment of camp activities.
Additional Requirements:

This is a seasonal position from June 5th – August 10th. Camp schedules will be Sunday - Friday. Some full weekend shifts maybe required.  All camp staff receives a 24 hour time off period every 7 days.  Must be able to live at YMCA camp facilities in Cascade, Idaho during program delivery times.
Job requires ability to walk, stand, sit (including on the floor), bend, lean, and kneel in a variety of indoor and outdoor locations. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. Must have ability to lead and participate in physically strenuous activities in a high altitude outdoor wilderness environment. 
Application Process:

All interested staff must submit a resume and a letter of interest stating your skills and knowledge that would qualify you for this position. 
External Candidates must complete an application and submit a resume.  If you have any questions regarding the position please visit our website at or contact
Alli Miles
Human Resources Recruiting Director
1177 W. State St., Boise, ID 83702
(P) 208 344 5501 ext 209
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