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Now Hiring Summer Staff at Dow Westside YMCA

by Jessica Huckaby | Jan 09, 2017
Dow Westside YMCA is beginning their search for all summer staff.

Summer Day Camp Counselors: Must be 18 years of age or older. Must commit to participating in 100% of camp training, in-person and online. Must be able to work Monday-Friday on a consistent schedule of mornings or afternoons. Camp schedule is from 6:30am-6pm. 

Summer Day Camp Food Program Coordinator: Must be 18 years of age or older. Must commit to working Monday-Friday 7AM-1PM. Applicant must be organized, detail oriented, and have necessary computer skills to input data. Will be in charge of setting up, serving, and cleaning breakfast and lunch to all campers, as well as, inputting data daily into system. 

Summer Day Teen Camp Coordinator/Counselor: Applicant must be 18 years of age or older. College degree preferred. Must commit to working Monday-Friday AM and/or PM. Experience working with teens ages 12-16 preferred. Must be organized, attentive, and creative. Must complete 100% of all camp training, online and in-person. 

Summer Day Camp Sports Counselor: Applicant must be 18 years of age or older. Experience working with children ages 8-12 preferred. Sports counselors are in charge of coordinating, planning, and executing sports skills for various sports throughout the summer. Must be able to commit to Monday-Friday for 11 weeks of summer, mornings and/or afternoons, on a consistent schedule. 

Specialty Camp Counselors: Applicant must be 18 years of age or older. Specialty camps are half-day or full-day camps that specialize in one particular skill. Examples: Painting, Theater, Dance, Fitness, Lego, etc. Campers focus on these specific activities for that week of camp. Applicants must commit to a consistent schedule, Monday-Friday for summer, AM and/or PM shifts. 

Lifeguards: Applicants must be 16 years of age or older. Must successfully complete the lifeguard certification course before hire process is fulfilled. All certifications are listed at the front desk informational board and can be taken at the facility. Dow Westside YMCA staffs 2 pools in West Baton Rouge parish and are looking for individuals who are mature, hard-working, and can perform necessary rescue skills. *completing the lifeguard class does not guarantee employment at our facility* All applicants participating in the certification course should treat training as a preliminary interview process.

Swim Lesson Instructors: Applicants must be 16 years of age or older. Must successfully complete the swim lesson instructor course before hire process is fulfilled. Certification courses may be found on the website. All applicants must successfully complete the course to teach lessons. Dow Westside staffs 2 pools for lessons in West Baton Rouge Parish and are looking for those individuals that are mature, can lead, and teach individuals from 6 months + how to swim and the safety measures to be around water. *completing the swim lesson instructor class does not guarantee employment at our facility* All applicants participating in the certification course should treat training as a preliminary interview process.

Water Fitness Instructor: Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, have experience in water fitness exercise and able to work mornings and/or afternoons. Applicants with current accredited certification are preferred. Non-certified applicants must be able to become certified before classes begin. Classes are 1 hour long and in the morning or afternoon. 

Please click here to print an employment application.
Contact Jessica Huckaby for more information 225-687-1123.