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The Camp EMT is responsible for carrying out all first aid, supervision of medications, and addressing any medical concerns with campers and staff during Summer Camp.


⦁    Provide medical services to both campers and staff, following standards and guidelines presented by the YMCA, its insurance company, the New York State Department of Health and the American Camping Association. 
⦁    Be an agent of safety for all campers and staff. This includes taking responsibility for one’s own well-being and the well-being of others. Assist with health-related concerns.
⦁    Arrange for camper and staff medical treatment, as needed.
⦁    Know the proper safety measures and necessary action to take in the event of an emergency. 
⦁    Maintain complete records and reports required by the YMCA, it’s insurance company, the New York State Department of Health and the American Camp Association.
⦁    Keep accurate inventory of all supplies within area ensuring medical supplies are always functional and stocked. 
⦁    Work directly with sports, camp, and preschool directors to review all camper records regarding medical, social/emotional, and physical needs. 
⦁    Work directly with campers in need of extra assistance, communicates with unit heads and Camp Director on a regular basis regarding camper needs. Implement action plans with appropriate staff.
⦁    Attend all required pre-camp trainings. Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings and special events. 
⦁    Ensure all camper issues are handled and recorded in a timely and effective manner. Ensure parent communication is handled in a timely and professional manner. 
⦁    Assist in any camp field trips that may require extra supervision.
⦁    Ensure program, staff and patrons maintain hygiene habits/practices in accordance with CDC guidelines.


⦁    Mission Advancement
⦁    Collaboration 
⦁    Operational Effectiveness
⦁    Personal Growth


⦁    High school diploma or equivalent required; college credits preferred. 
⦁    At least one year of previous EMT experience, specifically in a summer Camp setting preferred.
⦁    Current Paramedic or EMT and CPR Professional Rescuers certifications or approved equivalent required.  
⦁    RTE certification required.


⦁    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
⦁    While performing the duties of this job, the employee will or may be required to: climb stairs, bend, stoop, kneel, twist, reach with hands, sit, stand for an extended period of time, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, have finger dexterity, grasp, perform repetitive motions, talk, hear and have visual acuity.
⦁    The work is performed both indoors and out, and may require travel to various locations. 
⦁    Plan, lead and participate in a variety of physical activities.

How to apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to

Salary Range:

Minimum: $20.00 p/h to Maximum: $45.00 p/h


⦁    Signing Bonus 
⦁    Free membership to any YMCA of Long Island Branch 
⦁    YMCA program discounts
⦁    Sick leave
⦁    Referral Program (earn up to $200 for each)

The YMCA of Long Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are an open and inclusive organization, welcoming a diverse workforce free of discrimination based on protected class status, including race, religion/creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation or belief, military or veteran status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital or family status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other impermissible basis.