YMCA of Northern Utah Camps
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We still have multiple openings for Summer 2020 at each of our camps! If you are flexible and open to multiple positions, please apply and indicate that you are interested in working wherever you are needed.

  • Cabin Counselor

    Overnight Resident Camp
    YMCA Camp Roger and Camp Mill Hollow

    We are still in need of Male and Female Camp Counselors! More positions currently open for Male camp counselors. Females are still encouraged to apply, but if we don't have an opening for a female cabin counselor at the time application is received, we can discuss other position openings at Camp Roger, Camp Mill Hollow or one of our Day Camps.

    Starting wage for Cabin Counselors is usually $225-$300 per week DOE plus housing and meals.

    Seasonal Dates: June to mid-August availability required

    Qualifications:

    • Must love kids! The desire to make a difference in our campers lives is essential!
    • Minimum 18 years of age; some positions require 21 years of age
    • Knowledge of safety practices is essential.
    • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, integrity, flexibility and patience.
    • Must model the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
    • Ability to function in a rustic setting.
    • Must obtain or be willing to become certified in First Aid/CPR.
    • Must submit health history record and examination form prior to first day of work.
    • Must pass background check
    • Must love camp, outdoor recreation and FUN!

    Job Summary

    Under the guidance of the Camp Director Cabin Counselors are the primary caregivers for each camper.  The Counselor is responsible for providing a safe, fun and values-focused camp experience for each camper through the planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out of activities and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills.

    Essential Functions

    • Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of campers in their living unit, within activities and throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes.
    • Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment of youth.
    • Assure campers are properly supervised at all times.
    • Guide cabin group in fulfilling camp chores and cabin clean-up duties during each week.
    • Implement safety guidelines and procedures.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers.
    • Assist in planning daily schedules that will be fun, safe and provide opportunities for skill development.
    • Assist program specialists in teaching activities in various program areas such as nature, arts and crafts, etc.
    • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities and lead activities as assigned.
    • Deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other activities.
    • Learn and lead games, songs, skits and other activities for cabin group and the whole camp.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
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  • Day Camp Counselor

    Day Camp
    Park City/Heber Day Camps

    We are still in need of Male Camp Counselors at all of our camps! Females are welcome to apply, but if we don't have an opening for a female counselors, we can discuss other position openings at Camp Roger, Camp Mill Hollow or one of our Day Camps.

    Starting wage for Day Camp Counselors is typically $250-$300 per week DOE plus housing and meals for staff who live at camp. Local Day Camp Counselors who do NOT live at camp average $11-$15 per hour depending on experience.

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  • Kitchen staff (Kitchen Manager and Kitchen Assistants)

    Kitchen
    Camp Mill Hollow and YMCA Camp Roger

    YMCA Camp Mill Hollow and Camp Roger are seeking Cooks / Kitchen Staff who have some cooking experience OR culinary education, with knowledge of quantity food production and safe food practices.

    Seasonal Dates: Early June to mid-August

    Compensation: $250-$300/week DOE with Room & Board included

    Job Location: Camp is located high in the Uinta mountains near Kamas, UT

    QUALIFICATIONS for Cook/ Kitchen Assistants:

    * Minimum age of 18 years old.

    * Some experience in quantity food production preferred. Culinary school accepted as substitute for experience.

    * Ability to assist in cooking for 100 – 175 people for 3 meals a day.

    * Excellent time management required to serve meals on time

    * Ability to lift & carry items weighing 40 lbs.

    * Required certifications: Serv-Safe and Food Handlers

    KITCHEN STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES:* Provide the highest quality of food service. * Maintain standards set forth by Department of Health, regarding food preparation, serving, and storage. * Prepare breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals for 100 - 175 * Follow ‘meal planner’ to prepare for each meal. * Help to prepare ‘special meals’ for those with dietary restrictions (vegetarians, gluten-free, lactose intolerant). * Prepare sufficient amount of food, and serve all meals on time. * Assist Kitchen Manager in supervising kitchen crew members. * Maintain cleanliness of kitchen, dishwashing room, dining hall, and equipment. * Maintain the storage room & chemical storage room in an orderly fashion. * Keep refrigerators and freezers clean & organized. All food items to be dated. * Assist Kitchen Manager in maintaining & taking inventory. * Assist Kitchen Manager with deliveries, and restocking.* Assist in placing food orders with US Foods

    Experience:

    Cooking: 1 year experience preferred. (Will accept culinary students and recent culinary graduates with limited on-the-job experience)

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  • Equestrian Coordinator (Head Wrangler)

    Equestrian
    YMCA Camp Roger

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Minimum 21 years of age.
    • Current certification in horseback riding or equivalent training and a minimum of 3 years horse riding and handling experience preferred.
    • Experience in supervising other horseback riding staff is desirable.
    • Knowledge and ability to care for horses, including daily feeding, grooming, and general health care.
    • Demonstrated ability to teach inexperienced riders to use proper and safe riding techniques.
    • Must be able to obtain or become certified in First Aid/CPR.
    • Ability to interact with all age levels.
    • Understand the development needs of youth.
    • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, integrity, flexibility and patience.
    • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors.
    • Positive attitude and ability to build a cohesive team.
    • Ability to function in a rustic setting.
    • Ability to supervise staff.
    • Model the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

     

    Job Summary

    Under the guidance of the Camp Director, the Equestrian Coordinator is responsible for a furthering the mission of the camp through planning, managing, directing and delivery of a safe, fun and age-appropriate horseback riding program for YMCA Camp Roger.  This includes care of the horses, management of the horseback riding facilities and equipment as well as instruction of horse care and riding skills for campers. The Equestrian Coordinator position is summer seasonal, from early June to mid August.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Plan, direct, and supervise a safe and fun horseback riding program.
    • With wranglers, plan and lead horseback riding sessions, as scheduled, which will include horse education, corral rides and/or trail rides.  
    • Evaluate abilities of campers
    • Deliver creative and progressive horseback riding program activities 
    • Brush and tack horses to prepare them for riding.
    • Manage the physical facilities and equipment in the horseback riding program area
    • Teach and monitor proper use of equipment.
    • Manage daily proper care and feeding of 20-25 horses at all times during the summer, including weekends and holidays. 
    • Conduct initial and end-of-season inventory.
    • Work with Camp Director to submit orders for feed, equipment and supplies when needed, ensuring timely arrival of materials.
    • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at the end of the season.
    • Assist in the planning of any special events on or near the horseback riding arena.
    • Train and supervise Horseback riding staff.
    • Ensure campers and staff follow safety procedures.
    • Teach and monitor proper use of equipment
    • Work with horses to ensure they are trained and of the temperament to work with children.
    • Manage the physical facilities and equipment for the equestrian program. 
    • Ensure safety in all horse-related activities, including use of helmets and proper footwear.
    • Maintain the equipment assigned to the program area.
    • Ensure the security of the equipment and facility when not in use and including clear inventory and planning for replacement of supplies in a timely manner
    • Check equipment and make repairs as needed.
    • Keep daily records on horses, rides, and special circumstances that arise.
    • Review horses for health needs, behavior issues, and tack needs.
    • Conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Clean area daily, keeping it free of hazards and debris.
    • Serve as a role model for campers and staff alike.
    • Other duties as assigned.
       
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  • Wranglers

    Equestrian
    YMCA Camp Roger

    Wrangler Qualifications:

    • Documented training and experience in horseback riding.
    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    • Must be able to obtain or become certified in First Aid/CPR.
    • Ability to interact with all age levels.
    • Training and experience in horseback riding. Experience teaching children to ride horses is preferred.
    • Knowledge and ability to care for horses, including daily feeding, grooming, and general health care.
    • Demonstrated ability to teach inexperienced riders to use proper and safe riding techniques.
    • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors in varied conditions.
    • Understand the development needs of youth.
    • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, integrity, flexibility and patience.
    • Model the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
    • Positive attitude and team player
    • Ability to function in a rustic setting.

    Job Summary

    Wranglers further the mission of Camp Roger through assisting in the development, management, and delivery of a safe, fun and age-appropriate horseback riding program.  This includes assisting in the care and maintenance of the horses at camp. The wrangler position is summer seasonal, from early June to mid August.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Help to develop and deliver a horse program which will include horse education, corral rides and/or trail rides that are appropriate for the ages and abilities of the camper.
    • Plan and lead horseback riding sessions, as scheduled.
    • Work with horses to ensure they are trained and of the temperament to work with children.
    • Evaluate abilities of campers
    • Deliver creative and progressive horseback riding activities
    • Teach and monitor proper use of equipment
    • Assist in the evaluation of the success of the horseback riding program
    • Ensure safety in all horse-related activities, including use of helmets and proper footwear
    • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and safety and educational procedure
    • Assist in the implementation of staff training for horseback riding including rules of the trail, barn, and arena and safety equipment.
    • Train other staff in their responsibilities when horseback riding.
    • Ensure campers and staff follow safety procedures.
    • Maintain knowledge about the horse ring and arena and trails available for horseback riding
    • Assist in the care and maintenance of the horses and related equipment
    • Brush and tack horses to prepare them for riding.
    • Ensure appropriate care and feeding of horses.  This includes assisting with daily feeding, grooming, and record keeping.
    • Maintain the horse equipment including all tack, stalls, etc…
    • Conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.
    • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at the end of the season.
    • Check equipment and make repairs
    • Review horses for health needs, behavior issues, and tack needs.
    • Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff.
    • Be alert to campers and staff needs and assist them with personal and/or health problems, and discuss with camp health manager and/or resident camp director when appropriate.
    • Remain aware of equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to camp director.
    • Other duties as assigned
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  • Health Coordinator

    Health and Wellness
    Camp Mill Hollow

    Qualifications: 
    •    21 years of age or older.
    •    Completed one year of college or equivalent experience.
    •    CPR/First Aid experience (RN, LPN, CNA or EMT preferred)
    •    Knowledge of current health and safety laws and practices is essential.
    •    Must consistently model the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
    •    Team player with positive attitude required!
    •    Ability to function in a rustic setting.
    •    Must be able to obtain or become certified in First Aid/CPR - may obtain certification at camp if needed.
    •    Ability to interact with all age levels.
    •    Relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.
    •    Positive attitude and ability to build a cohesive team.

    Job Summary:
    Under the guidance of the Camp Director, the Health Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the health and safety of campers and staff. The Health Coordinator serves as the primary medical staff on site. Duties include but are not limited to distributing and regulating medication for campers and staff, regularly providing general first aid as needed for bumps, bruises, scrapes and other minor ailments and to perform emergency care as needed.

    Essential Functions:

    • Practice risk management and provide health care to meet individual needs of camp staff and campers
    • Organize, maintain, and utilize adequate resources for serving the medical needs of campers and staff.
    • Take inventory and order all necessary medical supplies and equipment.
    • Set up the camp Health Center at the start of camp.
    • Maintain accurate, detailed medical records according to state and American Camp Association Standards.
    • Ensure staff and camper health examinations are current and on file.
    • Prepare and utilize daily medical log for treatment and medications.
    • Complete insurance and accident report forms.
    • Prepare and distribute first aid kits throughout camp including camp vehicles, kitchen and other areas.
    • Screen all campers and staff who are arriving and departing camp.
    • Verify health history and examination. Verify emergency authorization.
    • Identify any observable evidence of illness or communicable diseases.
    • Conduct health assessments.
    • Keep secure all medications used by campers and staff.
    • Ensure cleanliness and sanitation of the Health Center.
    • Maintain high standards of health and safety. Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
    •  Agree to and abide by Child Abuse Prevention policies at all times.
    • Develop a positive, welcoming and nurturing atmosphere for all staff and campers
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How to Apply

Please apply online:

https://form.jotform.com/92824322889165

You may also reach out to our camp directors directly:

Lee Vaughan, Director of Camping: lvaughan@ymcautah.org

Kathryn Peel, Director - Mill Hollow and Day Camps: KPeel@ymcautah.org

Jesus Castano, Director - Camp Roger: Jcastano@ymcautah.org


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