Job Code: 31

Camp Counselors

Category: Camp
Location: YMCA of Rapid City

Job Type: Seasonal
Rate: $12 - $15.50 DOE


Camp Counselors

Do you enjoy working with children and want a fun and rewarding job? This job is for you! We are seeking positive and enthusiastic Camp Counselors, Head Counselors, and Camp Specialists who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and leading children through a variety of outdoor and indoor activities. This position is responsible for assisting with the daily preparation and implementation of program activities and maintaining an appropriate and safe recreational environment for children. In addition, the Camp Counselor will work directly with children and parents on a daily basis.  Bring your love of outdoor activities, arts, crafts, other hobbies and interests to our campers!

Hours: Monday - Friday  

$12 to $15.50 per hour depending on experience and level of supervision required


Part Time Benefits
• Free Membership to the YMCA of Rapid City
• Access to a full range of YMCA activities, classes and programs
• 403(b) Smart Account - Employees can begin making contributions immediately
• Discounted YMCA Program Activities 
• CPR / First Aid Certification
• Shirt Vouchers 
• Verizon Wireless Discount / Sprint Discount / AT&T Discount
• Discounted Movie Tickets


This person must:

  • Be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or actively pursuing an equivalent and have experience in working with children.
  • Be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.
  • Be passionate about the YMCA mission and vision and must personally advocate and demonstrate the core values of honesty, respect, responsibility and caring.
  • Meet qualifications needed for South Dakota State childcare licensing.
  • Have a valid driver’s license.
  • Have CPR and First aid certification prior to or within 60 days of hire.

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