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YMCA Camp Abnaki: STAFF

The Camp Abnaki staff come from around the world to serve youth.

2017 Staff Application - Apply Today!

 

Each member of our staff is hired after extensive interviews and background checks.     Counselors are chosen for their understanding of boys, emotional maturity, and moral values.  Every staff member serves as a positive role model for youth. Staff are recruited from around the country and around the world, providing campers with an opportunity for an intercultural experience while staying close to home.

 
 

Our staff participate in an intensive, week-long staff training program includes instruction in group dynamics, skill development, behavior management, and safety.  In keeping with adopted policies of the YMCA, all staff also receive training in how to prevent, identify, & report incidents of child maltreatment.  For a list of available positions, see below.

To join the Camp Abnaki staff, contact the camp office at (802) 652-8180 for more information, or click here for the application and reference form.  Scroll down for a list of open positions.  You can click on a position title to see a full job description.

 

 

 

 

HIRING FOR SUMMER 2017

 

POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR SUMMER 2017

POSITION POSITION TYPE BASE SALARY/WEEK STARTS AT** MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS # OF WEEKS+
Senior Cabin Counselor Cabin Staff $240 Must be at least 1 year out of high school.  Must be male.  Previous experience with youth preferred.  Must be CPR/First Aid certified. 9
Commuting Day Camp Counselor Day Camp $10.50/hr Must have completed at least 11th grade.  Must be willing to ride and supervise the day camp bus.  Previous experience working with youth preferred.  Lunch is provided. Must live on site during staff training week. 9
Sailing Coordinator Program Staff $440 Must have previous sailing instruction experience. USA Sailing Level 1 certification preferred.  Ability to live on site for duration of summer preferred. 10
Cabin Counselor Cabin Staff $160 Must have completed 11th grade. Must be male. Previous experience with youth preferred. Must be CPR/First Aid certified. 9

All positions are residential and include Room & Board, except those noted with an (*).  Non-residential staff may have the option to live on camp.

** Starting pay may vary dependent upon qualifications, certifications, and experience. Additional salary may be given for certifications beyond minimum requirements (Lifeguard, program instruction certifications, etc.).  Contact the camp office for details.

The 2017 Camp Abnaki contracts begin June 10 for 10 week positions and June 17/18 for 9 week positions.  The last day of the season is August 19.  There are also a limited number of staff positions available during the Spring and Fall group rental season.  Contact the camp office for more information.




Y M C A     C a m p     A b n a k i
WINTER ADDRESS:
266 College St.
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 652-8180
SUMMER ADDRESS:
1252 Abnaki Rd.
North Hero, VT 05474
(802) 372-9622
Questions or comments? Email Jon Kuypers, YMCA Director of Camp Abnaki.
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