Summer Day Camp Counselor at Camp Macungie Greater Valley YMCA, Allentown Branch Greater Valley YMCA, Allentown Branch 29,831 reviews


The Allentown YMCA has been servicing the community with quality educational programs for over 60 years. The Y is a non-profit organization dedicated to putting Christian Principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The Y is looking for dedicated candidates who have a passion for working with children, stepping outside of the box and creating an excellent camp experience.

Job Description: The Camp Counselors are responsible for being role models and leading groups of our campers through their daily activities. To be a successful Counselor, you will posses the strong desire to make positive change in the life of a child, you will be flexible in understanding the needs of the children in camp and you must be willing to get silly with the campers.

While an educational background is helpful, a love of working with children is needed! Our camp follows Department of Human Services regulations. Counselors must have the ability to: work independent or under direct supervision; have strong group management abilities, communication, relationship building and problem solving skills; ability to respond to emergency and safety situations. The candidate must have reliable transportation.

Why work for the Y? WE.ARE.AWESOME. Benefits of working for the Y include: An individual membership to the Y, which can be used at any of the Greater Valley YMCA Branches, generous discounts for any Y programs and all clearances are paid for by the Y.

Camp is located at the Macungie Memorial Park. We are outside all day long and have access to the beautiful Macungie Memorial Park as well as pavilions. If the pool is open, we will be swimming DAILY!

Educational Requirements: Minimum of High School Education

Experience: 2 years of experience working with children. YOU MUST BE ABLE TO DOCUMENT 2500 HOURS OF EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH CHILDREN(babysitting, direct child care)


Days: Monday – Friday

Hours: Hours: Camp is open from 7:00AM – 6:00PM (Hiring mostly for 6-8 hour daily shifts, working 5 days per week. Positions available range from 28-40 hours per week. Also, looking for openers/closers or mid day swim help) Camp training begins June 1, camp begin June 15 and runs through the beginning of September.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Seasonal

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $10.00 – $10.50 per hour


  • Employee discount


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Experience with Children: 2 years (Preferred)


  • First Aid Certification (Preferred)
  • CPR Certification (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Typical end time:

  • 6PM

Company's website:


Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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