Summer Camp Group Leader


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Located in Olympia, WA

Salary: $18.50-$19.50

Express Employment Professionals has partnered with South Sound YMCA! We are currently hiring Summer Camp Group Leaders for the Licensed School Age Childcare programs throughout Thurston County. Apply with Express today for an immediate interview!


Camp starts June 25th and runs through August 27th. This is a part time position with multiple shift options. Examples of shifts are as follows: Split Shift 6:45am-9am/2pm-6pm, Morning Shift 7am-12pm, Midday Shift 9am-3pm, Afternoon Shift 1pm-6pm.


Pay rate starts at $18.50 or would start at $19.50 for a Group Leader Float. A float person will be required to be flexible and willing to drive to any site as needed and will be working at a different site each day depending on the needs.  


Part Time Benefits include paid sick time, one paid floating holiday per calendar year and complementary individual membership to the South Sound YMCA which includes access to their facilities and online resources as well as discounts on registrations for fee-based programs.


Job Duties:

1.    Planning and maintaining supplies, monitoring the whereabouts of the children at all times, bringing situations which may evolve into serious problems to the attention of the Site Director immediately, reporting all injuries and filing incident reports for any incidents related to behavior, injury, etc.

2.    Maintain good working relationships with students, families, school personnel and YMCA staff.

3.    Treats every participant fairly and equally regardless of differences, making every student feel good about themselves and encouraging a fun, positive environment.

4.    Maintains site in accordance with school district standards by doing such custodial duties as necessary to leave the general space, restrooms, sinks, halls, playground, etc. in clean, orderly condition.

5.    Utilize site iPad to ensure students are signed in and out daily in accordance with South Sound YMCA operating procedures.

6.    Working with a group of students up to 15 per Group Leader. Facilitating the activities and curriculum that is determined by the Site Director. Building relationships with the kids and parents.


Job Requirements:

·        Must be at least 18 years of age

·        Must be conscientious, creative, and willing to direct children and take initiative when needed.

·        Must be able and willing to develop positive, authentic relationships with children and adults from diverse backgrounds.

·        Previous experience working with children and 3 verifiable references from this experience


Additional Requirements for Group Leader Float:

·        Reliable vehicle and driver’s license

·        Willing to work at a different site each day, and possibly even drive to a new site mid shift, depending on need.



YMCA Culture:

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. 

We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. 

We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. 

We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. 

We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. 

We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger, beginning with you.


3 Ways to Apply: Pick 1

·        Call the Express Office at (360) 357-7195 and let us know you want to work at YMCA

·        Text “YMCA” to: 360-357-7195 and someone will respond to you

·        Email your resume with subject line “YMCA” to:


Express Employment Professionals offers benefits including Medical Benefits that meet ACA Requirements, Washington Paid Sick Leave & Holiday Pay for full time employees (after working 500 hours and averaging at least 35hrs/wk excluding overtime).

Express Office: Olympia
1120 Harrison Avenue Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502
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