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YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties Day Camp Counselor in Tacoma, Washington

The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties is seeking a *Day Camp Counselor *to join our team!


This position supports the work of the Y, a leading non-profit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. 


As a Day Camp Counselor, you will get to know a small group of campers and supervise them through a range of fun activities such as swimming, playing games, participating in sports, and learning arts and crafts all while keeping them safe. 


Key Responsibilities:


  • Plan, lead, and assist group activities, transitions, time fillers, and songs.
  • Complete group head counts.
  • Provide parent communication through parent communication cards.
  • Complete accident and incident reports when necessary.
  • Cleaning and sanitation protocols will be required of all staff.

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  • Six months or more of related experience (preferred).
  • Positive attitude and previous experience with children and diverse populations
  • Knowledge and skills in day camp program activities and related equipment set-up, and the ability to instruct participants in age-appropriate techniques.
  • Able and willing to complete online Child Abuse Prevention training on the first day, and other online and in-person training as required


Wage: $16.28 to $18.28 per hour, depending on qualifications


Hours: Full-Time, Seasonal 


*Location: *Tom Taylor Family YMCA, Gig Harbor, WA



  • 40 hours/week with Saturdays and Sundays off
  • Ability to apply as an internal candidate to a year-round, Full or Part-Time position
  • Build lasting connections and employment experience
  • Accrue Paid Sick Leave at 1.23 hours for every 40 hours worked

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*Ignite your Passion, Live the Y Cause, and Join our Team! *To apply visit our website at{rel="nofollow"}.

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The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties is committed to diversity and inclusion throughout our organization and is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled