YMCA of Central Stark County
  • 17-Apr-2023 to 10-Jun-2023 (EST)
  • Child Care
  • Canton, OH, USA
  • Starting at $13.00/hour
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

YMCA Membership

In search of:

Summer Day Camp Counselors who are excited about spending their days building community with youth, thrive in a youth centered environment and long to serve as professional role models and adventure guides for campers in grades K-8.

Rate of Pay:

Starting at $13.00/hour

***Working roughly 25-30 hours per week

Who Are We? The YMCA of Central Stark County is an inclusive, nonprofit organization striving to promote youth development, healthy living and social responsibility in order to strengthen communities. The Y Day Camp program serves over 750 children a day in seven different day camp locations in Stark County. Camps are located in YMCA branches, school buildings or stand alone centers and provide programming outdoors 50-70% of each day.

Camp Locations: Alliance, Canton City, Jackson, Lake (Hartville), Louisville, North Canton & Plain Township.

Why Summer Camp: To Build a Community for all to be the best versions of their authentic selves

What Are We Looking For? Individuals who are...

  • Empathic-be able to understand the day to day challenges and struggles faced by those we serve
  • Leaders- positively impact those around them by acting as a catalyst for growth
  • Innovative-looking for new and creative solutions, games, songs, and more
  • Welcoming-foster a safe and inclusive environment with diverse identify and ideology
  • Adaptable-be flexible and able to adjust to unexpected circumstances
  • Team Oriented-work together and achieve common goals and support our campers
  • Engaged-plan, participate in and lead recreational activities with campers, including but not limited to, arts and crafts, sports, STEM, songs, nature hikes, games and enrichment activities.


  • At least 17 years old, completed High School, and ability to pass a background check
  • Availability May through August 2022 (exact dates vary by location) for both training and work hours
  • Prior experience with children (camp, child care, tutoring, coaching, etc.) preferred
  • Adaptable, flexible, enjoy that everyday is a little different, and knows how to create & promote FUN!

How We Do it?

  • Empower Expression: Challenge Campers to see the world not as it is but how it could be
  • Cultivate Character: Intentionally Develop Respect, Responsibility, Caring, and Honesty
  • Learn Leadership: Encourage Campers to grow through challenge by choice

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