Employment at Camp

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Do you have what it takes to make a positive impact in the lives of our summer campers?  We are looking for caring adult role models to live and work at camp for the summer of 2016.  Please apply online here.  All positions require you to live on site for the duration of employment.

Summer 2016 Positions:

Male Cabin Leader/Female Cabin Leader - 18 years old+ or High School Graduate

Adventure Area Director - 21 years old+ | Challenge Course experience required

Arts and Crafts Director - 20 years old+

Archery Specialist/Cabin Leader - 20 years old+

Camper Inclusion Specialist - 21 years old+ | experience working with special needs youth preferred

Challenge Course Specialist/Cabin Leader - 20 years old+ | Challenge Course or climbing experience required

Climbing Wall Director - 21 years old+ | Belay experience required

Day Camp Staff - 21 years old+

Health Care Director - 21 years old+ | EMT, Wilderness EMT or RN required

Trip Outfitter - 21 years old+ | WFA or WFR and CPR required

Pool Director - 21 years old+ | Current lifeguard required; Swim Instructor Certification, Lifeguard Trainer, and aquatic supervision experience preferred

Teen Leadership Staff - 21 years old+ | WFA or WFR and CPR required

Trip Leader (Kayak and Backpacking) - 21 years old+ | WFA or WFR and CPR required

Unit Leader - 21 years old+ | Two summers of previous camp experience preferred

Waterfront Director - 21 years old+ | Lifeguard or Small Craft Safety required

KITCHEN AND MAINTENANCE | Now Hiring for Year-round Part-time Positions

Once you've clicked on the position description, click the "Select Location" button to apply.  For the location, pick "Washington" as the state and "Gig Harbor" as the city. 

Kitchen Cook - 18 years old+ | up to 25 hours per week

Kitchen Aide - 16 years old+ | up to 25 hours per week


We are currently hiring for Outdoor and Environmental Educators (Naturalists) for the 2016 - 2017 school year.  


We are now accepting applications for an Americorps / Washington State Service Corps Garden Nutrition Coordinator for the 2016 - 2017 school year.  

For all employment opportunities at the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties, please visit the association employment page.