Health Center Receptionist-Summer 2024 Seasonal Overnight-Camp Sea Gull and Seafarer


Under the supervision of Health Center Director, the Health Center Admin Assistant ensures the professional and efficient operation of the Health Center. This position requires excellent phone and people skills to include being Camper friendly, and requires exceptional organizational and computer knowledge.

The Health Center Admin Assistant works on a rotating schedule of 5.5 days on and 1.5 days off. A typical work day includes a 12 hour day with a 4 hour break in between.

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

  • Work closely with the Camp Nurses and volunteer doctors to ensure the safety of campers and staff.
  • Develop a working relationship with the health center team.
  • Work together to create a total support system of health care for the camp community to promote wellness; which includes physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing.
  • Responsible for pulling charts during sick call (camp clinic), logging visits and filing
  • Effectively communicate with parents when answering phone calls
  • Utilize organizational skills in compiling all health center charges and give them to the main Camp office to charge camper accounts
  • Following up with campers and staff for required return checkups and communicate with local providers to schedule off site appointments as needed.
  • Responsible for faxing prescriptions to the pharmacy.
  • Serves as secondary health center driver as needed (ie: taking camper to appointment, picking up prescriptions, etc)
  • Accompany sick/injured campers or staff to hospital/medical appointments as needed.
  • Supports health center staff during urgent care needs
  • Assist in the daily upkeep of the Camp health center, cleaning and sanitizing to protect the health and safety of camping community
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

  • High School Diploma/GED required and some college experience preferred.
  • Possess strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Must have an active driver's license and successfully pass an MVR background screening.
  • Ability to adapt to different environments and work on a dynamic health center team from diverse clinical backgrounds.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Multi-lingual desired but not required.
  • Should be a caring individual who possesses a willingness to participate in camp and enjoy working with children of all ages.


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 is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment including walking over uneven ground outdoors without assistance.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Compliance with all COVID related PPE, cleaning, reporting and prevention expectations efforts. Further training and detail will be provided upon question and/or hire.