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Summer Camp Jobs

We are looking for hardworking, fun men and women who are willing to spend their summer changing the life of deserving children!

Working at camp is one of the hardest jobs you will ever have, but also the most fun and rewarding!

Our focus is on friendship building, fun, safety, and character development. Our tight-knit camp community employs around 90 staff as camp counselors and other support positions (Maintenance, Kitchen, Office, etc). We are proud to have diverse staff from all backgrounds and from around the world to be part of a summer that will change their lives. Are you ready for an experience that will last a lifetime?

Note: Most positions are seasonal, starting in June and ending in August. Staff must be a minimum of 17 years of age and have graduated high school by the start of the summer season. The only exception for this requirement is for those who have succesfully completed the Camp Weaver Counselor in Training (CIT) program or equivalent.

Why work at Camp Weaver?

  • Make an impact on children
  • Make lifelong friends
  • Build your resume
  • Spend the summer hanging out with people from around the world
  • Learn new skills like archery, pottery, climbing, horseback riding, or skateboarding
  • Obtain valuable certifications like First Aid, CPR, lifeguarding, and archery
  • Gain an experience that truly lasts a lifetime!

Applicants go through a careful screening process that includes interviews, reference checks, a background check, and a drug screen. We strive to hire only those individuals who are caring, positive role models and are dedicated to putting our campers’ needs first. Working as a counselor is rewarding as well as physically and mentally demanding.

All of our staff are required go through an intensive one-week training session to learn about issues such as bullying prevention, homesickness, character development, and much more. Some of our activities require further certifications and training such as archery, BB’s, climbing, and aquatics. During the summer, weekly in-services are held to ensure the safety of our campers. Of course, you must be comfortable working outdoors and with children for the majority of each day. Residential and commuter positions are available.

Outdoor Education Jobs

Six Positions available for Spring 2021 !

To start your application process, please send a complete resume and cover letter to ryan.carr@ymcagreensboro.org.

Love working with kids? Love being in the outdoors? YMCA Camp Weaver might have the great seasonal job for you. Serving 1st through 11th grades, our Outdoor Education program revolves around teaching kids natural science through experiential learning and helping to create the leaders of tomorrow. Hours vary weekly, ranging from 8 am until 10 pm with the program running for both fall and spring seasons. A daily rate set for $325 per week, plus room and board. Please send a complete resume and cover letter to ryan.carr@ymcagreensboro.org.

Daily responsibilities may include:

  • Teaching Team-building and Leadership classes on the ground and with low ropes
  • Teaching Environmental Education classes
  • Belaying at our climbing tower
  • Facilitating our High Team Adventure ropes course
  • Running Meals
  • Assisting with our Group Services Programs
  • Program related general camp maintenance

Must have the ability to…

  • Work with kids of all different ages
  • Be professional with all participants
  • Work independently
  • Follow course design

Ideal Candidates…

  • Have experience teaching with children
  • Have leadership experience
  • Ropes course experience
  • Works well in groups and independently
  • Have a passion for helping children become better people

Summer 2020 Administrative Office Staff

CLOSED FOR SUMMER 2020

Internships for Summer 2020

No Current Opportunities Available.

 

If you need to meet requirements for school, please let us know when completing the summer camp staff application.

Volunteers

Interested in Volunteering at Camp Weaver?

Do you have any useful skills you’d like to share like experience with photography, video editing, marketing, landscaping, gardening, kitchen work, or office work?

CURRENT NEEDS: We have a need for a camp videographer! If you would like to help Camp Weaver with video editing and creating engaging video content for campers and parents please email jessica.james@ymcagreensboro.org

Please click below to learn more about the volunteer opportunities we have.