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The Camp Unit Leader is responsible for providing leadership, oversight and support to one of the Summer Camp units, and in order to ensure quality supervision and program execution.


⦁    Ensure the health, safety and well-being of program participants and staff by providing appropriate supervision at all times. Understand, maintain, and ensure that staff and participants follow safety procedures.
⦁    Maintain hygiene habits in accordance with CDC guidelines.
⦁    Take responsibility for one’s own well-being; assist with health-related concerns.
⦁    Assist Camp Director in working with Camp Counselors to plan and implement meaningful activities, lesson plans and special events that are structured, age-appropriate, fun, exciting, challenging, and values based.
⦁    Assist in monitoring Camp Counselor performance, ensuring performance is aligned with camp goals. 
⦁    Promote an inclusive, welcoming, and respectful environment that embraces the diversity of all staff and participants; and promotes a positive camp spirit.
⦁    Create and maintain a strength-based, youth-focused atmosphere that is consistent and sensitive to the needs of participants with learning, emotional, or behavioral differences.
⦁    Perform specific scheduled assignments, including but not limited to: swimming, arrival and/or departure, and lunch duty.
⦁    Support the planning and implementation of all camp activities, including but not limited to summer learning initiatives, field trips, in-camp events, and culminating performances.
⦁    Maintain accurate program documentation (attendance, sign in/out forms, behavior reports, incident reports, and accident reports, as appropriate).
⦁    Understand and communicate the YMCA’s core values and the goals of the Summer Camp program to staff, participants, and care givers.
⦁    Develop and maintain positive relationships with parents and guardians through regular communication about their child’s strengths and areas of growth.
⦁    Support the development and facilitation of required pre-camp trainings. Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings, and special events.
⦁    Ensure program, staff and patrons maintain hygiene habits/practices in accordance with CDC guidelines.



⦁    Mission Advancement
⦁    Collaboration 
⦁    Operational Effectiveness
⦁    Personal Growth

⦁    Must be 18 years of age or older. 
⦁    High school diploma or equivalent required. College credits preferred. 
⦁    At least two years of experience working with youth, with supervision experience preferred.
⦁    Strong communication skills.


⦁    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: $30.00 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.  

Locations: Huntington YMCA