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Job Number:  45224
YMCA Day Camp Staff (multiple positions)
Job Posted: Wednesday, 6 June 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 6 July 2018
(74 days ago)
YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth
Region: Central / Halifax area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Halifax Salary: $11/hr – Day Camp Counsellor; $11/hr – Junior Leader Coordinator; $14/hr

JOB POSTING (Multiple Positions)


Title: YMCA Day Camp Counsellor, Day Camp Leader, and Junior Leader Coordinator

Position Status: Contract

Salary:  $11/hr – Day Camp Counsellor

               $11/hr – Junior Leader Coordinator

               $14/hr – Day Camp Leader

Contract Dates:  June 25th to August 25th

Location: Community YMCA; 2269 Gottingen Street, Halifax, NS


Are you searching for a fun, rewarding work for the summer?  Are you known for bringing energy and creativity to the team?  Do you love working with kids and creating opportunities for them to have fun, make friends, and learn new things? 


The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth is looking for dynamic individuals to join our Day Camp team for the summer.  Day Camp staff at all levels are responsible for making the magic of camp happen.  We are hiring for a number of positions to support the operation of our Day Camps, including: Day Camp Counsellor, Junior Leader Coordinator, and Day Camp Leader.


At the YMCA we know that our ability to partner with others in our community is through the passion and dedication of our employees and volunteers. In joining the YMCA you will become part of a dedicated network of individuals with great passion for providing a holistic support to the communities in which we serve.  Since 1853 the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth has been connecting Nova Scotians to build healthy communities.  As a non-profit charity we provide vital services, including Health, Employment, Childcare/Camps, Immigrant Services, and Youth Development.    


The Opportunity

YMCA Day Camp staff are responsible for providing a safe, fun, inclusive environment for kids. 

  • Ensure quality, inclusive, meaningful programming for participants
  • Serve as role model and mentor for children/youth participants
  • Provide excellent customer service to participants and families
  • Complete necessary paperwork and safety-related tasks



As an energetic, creative programmer, you bring:

  • Demonstrated success in plan/organize games, sports, arts, crafts, cultural activities, lead field trips, etc.
  • Demonstrated cross-cultural communication skills to work with youth, parents, and staff
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple, competing deadlines and priorities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation/workshop facilitation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, and proof of valid First Aid and CPR training. Employees will be required to attend YMCA Child Protection Training

 Apply Today

Please email your application to TL Johannesson, Manager Child & Youth at by June 18, 2018.  We look forward to hearing your story.


The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth is an equal opportunity employer that values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our Association.  We are committed to an environment that is barrier free.  If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation. 


How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email your application to TL Johannesson, Manager Child & Youth at by June 18, 2018. We look forward to hearing your story.
Contact Details:
Amy Rector
YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth
Suite 306, 5670 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS, B3J 1H6

Tel: 9024239709

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