Multiple Camp Positions
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Deadline to Apply:
Saturday, April 30, 2022, 12:00am
Work at one of the longest running summer camps in Colorado! Multiple positions available.
The Cabin Counselor provides leadership for, lives with, and cares for a cabin group of 8-10 campers in male and female identifying cabins. They are expected to work collaboratively with their co-counselor to ensure each campers physical, social, and emotional health and safety needs are met. They are responsible for all other aspects of the campers experience, with the expectation of exceptional customer service. The Cabin Counselor is responsible for organizing, planning and safely running one or more activity classes each week. All cabin counselors must be at least 18 years old. Must have current certification in CPR/First Aid or be willing to obtain certification (provided by CCO). - $400/week, prefer May 25th - August 13th, 2022.
Program Area Specialist: General Cluster, Target/Outdoor, Arts & Crafts
Program Area Specialists are responsible for the program development of their assigned specialty program area, including the curriculum development, supply ordering, and set up for their specialty area. Train and supervise staff to perform job duties within the area of focus to ensure staff are equipped for their role in program delivery. Responsible for quality of program to increase learning and enjoyment for all campers. Specialty Areas include; Arts & Crafts, Target & Outdoor Sports (archery, riflery, hatchet throwing), General Cluster (STEM, Sports & Games, Outdoor Cooking). Certifications a plus for archery and riflery.
$405/week, May 16th - August 13th
Day Camp Counselor (x12 total)
Perform group counselor duties with a day camp of local and non-local campers. Ability to run programs for a group of up to 10 kids with a co-counselor, manage stress, handle situations, run programs, and flexibility are required. Assist in overnight camp checkin/check-out every other weekend. $360/week, prefer May 25th-Aug 13th
Trip Leader (x8)
The Trip Leader is responsible for leading, coordinating, and supervising in-camp activities and out of camp trips (Leadership Training, Trekker and Adventure programs). These groups typically consist of 8-10 campers. Adventure programs may include backpacking, mountain biking, horsepacking, rafting or some combination. Trekker programs may include hiking, backpacking, climbing, surfing, or international trips. Minimum of 21 years of age and have a clean driving record. Experience teaching leadership skills in a wilderness setting preferred. Previous experience leading wilderness trips and/or student experience with NOLS, Outward Bound, or similar programs preferred.
$410/week, May 16th - August 13th
About CCO Camp Chief Ouray: Established in 1908, has grown to be a premiere overnight camping option for youth from all over the United States and the World. We are committed to developing five core values in everything we do: Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith. CCO is a part of the YMCA of the Rockies, located at Snow Mountain Ranch in Granby, CO (elevation of 8,750 feet).
Our Mission: YMCA of the Rockies puts Christian principles into practice through programs, staff and facilities in an environment that builds a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. Our Goal is to offer challenging experiences to build leaders through life-long skill development in a safe, imaginative, natural setting. We instill confidence through independence and interpersonal skills. We challenge our campers to discover their true selves.
Our Diversity, Inclusion, and Global Innovation Statement: The YMCA of the Rockies will reach out to and welcome all people and organizations of good will and ensure that the rich gifts of diversity are reflected and respected at all levels.
Our Commitment to All People: We will serve a diverse population, inclusive of all people of good will. Reflecting our Christian Mission, we will be inclusive and welcoming of all people of good will. Our activities and facilities will be inclusive, accessible, and available to the diverse worldwide community we serve.