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Cabin Leader

YMCA Camp Jones Gulch
Full time
Competency level: 
Reports to: 
Camp Director
Salary range: 
$616 per week
Start date: 
May 01, 2024 to Aug 31, 2024

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Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively influences the lives of people and communities. As the nation's leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the YMCA of San Francisco offers more than just a job--we offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a lasting difference in your community. At the Y, you can discover your passion and a lifelong career helping to solve some of the nation's most pressing social issues.

About the Job

YMCA Camp Jones Gulch is seeking Cabin Leaders to work summer resident camp programs from June 6th - August 8th, 2024. Cabin Leaders can expect to be hired as early as May 1, 2024 to complete new hire training ahead of the start of resident camp programs. Camp Jones Gulch is located at 11000 Pescadero Creek Rd, La Honda, CA 94020.

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Cabin Leader will be responsible for engaging youth in activities in a fun and safe manner. Responsibilities will include living in cabin with campers and taking them to their scheduled activities, providing games, hikes, and other activities during non-scheduled times, and providing general supervision of campers. Cabin Leaders will also run specialized program sites such as Climbing Tower, Zip Line, Archery, Waterfront areas, Canoes, Hikes, Gardening, and Arts & Crafts for campers and User Groups. Meals and boarding for the duration of the summer camp program are included.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 18 years old or older
  • Experience working with youth
  • Creativity and interest in a variety of subjects, i.e. arts & culture, health & fitness, etc.
  • Ability to work with people from a variety of ages, ethnic groups, and backgrounds
  • Ability to supervise young people
  • Must always be respectful and professional
  • Willingness to learn conflict mediation skills, first aid techniques, and other skills
  • Fingerprint background check clearance.
  • First Aid and CPR certification (may complete upon hire)







All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors.  Job offers are conditional and contingent upon background clearance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and CA Fair Chance Act, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records


Everything you need to know about us

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits - medical and dental plans for full time employees
  • Retirement benefits – 12% employer contribution after completion of eligibility requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • Commuter Benefits via pre-tax payroll deductions
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care on a pre-tax basis  
  • Use of YMCA of San Francisco Fitness facilities
  • Paid time off benefits for part time and full time employees upon completion of eligibility requirements
  • Training and staff development for all employees