Y WORK AT CAMP WATCHAUG?
EAGER TO LEARN
A TEAM PLAYER
HUNGRY FOR A NEW CHALLENGE
TO BE A ROLE MODEL
TO FORGE MEANINGFUL RELATIONSHIPS
TO WORK OUTSIDE
TO GAIN NEW SKILLS & BUILD A RESUME
Working at camp is a REAL job in which you will learn life skills that all employers will want to see on your resume, no matter what your future career plans are!
You will learn:
Communication. You will be required to communicate effectively with your campers, co-workers, supervisors and parents.
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving. You will be challenged to think on your feet to resolve a myriad of issues from the health of your campers to how to get them all into the water for swim lessons.
Interpersonal & Leadership Skills. You will model professionalism and compassion by managing a group of campers, while contributing to the growth and development of each one.
Collaborative Skills. You will receive on-the-ground, practical, real life training and experience in how to work with a team and help build the positive culture of our camp community.
Creativity. You will develop innovative and fun ways to engage an audience of two to 200 and implement alternate plans when faced with unexpected changes to the daily schedule.
Come spend your summer at beautiful Watchaug Pond where you will have fun, earn competitive wages, and give back to your community by helping others!
The Ocean Community YMCA has seasonal positions open at Camp Watchaug. If you like the outdoors, swimming, nature, boating, then this could be for you! Opportunities include:
- Junior & Senior Counselors (minimum age 16)
- Waterfront Director
- Swim Specialist
- Nature & Outdoor Skills Director
- Ropes & Archery Staff
- Office Staff
- Weekend Maintenance Staff
- Weekend Rental Host
Youth development is a top priority at the YMCA and you can be a part of our success. Interested parties should apply here.
For more detailed descriptions of available positions, click the link below:
All Camp Watchaug staff are required to complete a criminal background check, appropriate employment application and forms, three reference checks, and staff training prior to the start of summer.
Questions regarding how to have the BEST.SUMMER.EVER?
Email or call Danita Ballantyne, Camp Director at 401-364-6535.