Camp Childcare-Summer 2023 Resident-Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer


Under the leadership of the Program Supervisor, Coordinator and/or Director, the Camp Babysitter provides direct supervision to a group of children ages 0-5 years during the hours of 7:30am - 9:30pm. These are our youngest children of onsite Camp Directors, Nurses, and Physicians.

The Camp Babysitter helps to provide a quality experience to children and parents through our YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring and will work with parents to understand the needs of the children including, but not limited to, sleep schedules, allergies, snacks, etc.

They are responsible for managing those functions in accordance with the stated mission, goals and policies established by the administrative staff, governing committees and Board of Directors of the YMCA.

  • Supervises a group of children while leading and participating in activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values.
  • Maintains group control at all times and handles all situations sensitively and with a positive attitude.
  • Ensures the safety and cleanliness of the program environment.
  • Serves as a positive role model and maintains positive relationships with parents, children, and staff.
  • Attends staff meetings and trainings.
  • Follow YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to dress code, medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.
  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations. Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility.

  • Previous experience working with young children.
  • Must be professional, courteous and friendly.
  • Must obtain Basic Life Support and First Aid through the YMCA upon hire.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Multi-lingual desired but not 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.
  • Ability to participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range, or special accommodations made of sufficient nature for completion of assigned tasks.
  • Ability to communicate clearly through speech.
  • Ability to walk, run, stand, kneel, stoop, and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Compliance with all COVID related PPE, cleaning, reporting and prevention expectations efforts. Further training and detail will be provided upon question and/or hire.