Job Opportunities

Position: Residential Counselor
Reports to: Family Shelter Director
Hours of Work: Tuesdays 4-12 and Fridays 8-4 and Nights, Weekends, and Holidays as needed
Rate of Pay: Based on experience
Location: YWCA Cambridge Family Shelter - Cambridge, MA
Start Date: March 15, 2017

The YWCA Cambridge is dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

The Residential Counselor is primarily responsible for providing a safe and healthy environment for Shelter Residents.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Contributes to a safe atmosphere by ensuring that residents abide by program rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Assists residents with daily living skills and housing searches.
  • Completes necessary documentation (both hand-written and computer based/data entry) in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. High School Diploma or GED required.

2. Must be available to work evening, overnight, and weekend shifts.

3. Evidence of experience in a similar work environment.

3. Computer literate; proficient in MS applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc…).
4. Excellent interpersonal skills to advise and resolve conflict among Shelter residents.

5. Must be sensitive to the unique and diverse needs of women and children and be supportive of the mission, vision and philosophy of the YWCA Cambridge.                                                                                                                                 

Please email Letter of Interest and Resume by March 12, 2017 to: hrresumes@ywcacam.org 

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Candidates will be subject to a criminal record check (CORI).

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The YWCA Cambridge encourages applications from individuals of all race; color; ethnic origin; religion, ability and sexual orientation.                                                                                                                  

 


Position: Head Swim Instructor
Reports to: Summer Day Camp Director
Hours of Work: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
Rate of Pay: Based on experience
FLSA Status: Seasonal
Location: Marshfield Branch
Start Date: June, 2017

The YWCA Cambridge is dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

The goal of the Marshfield Branch YWCA Summer Day Camp is to provide each camper with age and developmentally appropriate activities in an organized fun, environment that promotes social, physical, emotional, and intellectual growth in accordance with the YWCA Cambridge mission.

The Head Swim Instructor is responsible for day-to-day safety of all participants in the swim program and around the pool area. The Head Swim Instructor strives to accomplish the camp objectives by leading and directing a non-competitive swim program that encourages maximum camper participation and teamwork under the direction of the Branch Director.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Plans and teaches swim lessons in accordance with Red Cross guidelines
  • Teaches any specialized swim and safety courses that are appropriate at the YWCA Marshfield Branch swimming pool
  • Supervises the Lifeguard, assistants, and CITs in and around the pool area
  • Monitors the overall safety of everyone in and around the pool area.
  • Teaches campers pool safety rules and assists each camper to achieve her/his maximum skill level in the swimming pool.
  • Plans and supervises specific pool activities
  • Attends and participates in pre-camp orientation, and orients Camp Counselors about pool safety.
  • Acts as a role model by being respectful of campers, and other counselors and staff.
  • Responsible for swimming pool maintenance under the direction of the Branch Caretaker.
  • Encourages group participation and teamwork, and helps each camper to function cooperatively in a group setting.
  • Communicates with other staff and volunteers in a professional manner.
  • Actively promotes the Marshfield Branch YWCA Summer Day Camp at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Must be 18 years of age

2. Must have current Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard, Professional Rescuer, or Healthcare Provider CPR, and Standard or Community First Aid certification.

3. Must be able to provide records of a current, clear physical and TB test

4. Must have experience and/or training working with children between the ages of 5 and 14.

5. Must be able to encourage, teach and lead campers to enjoy swimming and water activities.

6. Must be sensitive to the unique and diverse needs of women and children and be supportive of the mission, vision and philosophy of YWCA Cambridge.

Please email Letter of Interest and Resume by April 1, 2017 to: hrresumes@ywcacam.org.
Please list Head Swim Instructor in the email subject line.

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Candidates will be subject to a criminal record check (CORI).
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
YWCA Cambridge encourages applications from individuals of all race; color; ethnic origin; religion, ability and sexual orientation.

 


Position: Junior Counselor - Summer Day Camp
Reports to: Summer Day Camp Director
Hours of Work: 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Rate of Pay: Based on experience
FLSA Status: Seasonal
Location: Marshfield Branch
Start Date: June, 2017

The YWCA Cambridge is dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

The goal of the YWCA Day Camp is to provide each camper with age and developmentally appropriate activities in an organized environment that promotes social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth in accordance with the YWCA Cambridge mission.

The Junior Counselor strives to accomplish the camp goal by encouraging maximum camper participation and teamwork under the direction of the Senior Camp Counselor and/or the Camp Director.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Assists the Senior Camp Counselor in supervising campers at all times, include accompanying individual campers who need to depart from group activities.
  • Assists Camp staff, volunteers and specialists to plan and implement specific activities in areas such as: arts and crafts, swimming and sports.
  • As directed by the Senior Camp Counselor or Camp Director, supervises activities in the afternoon programs
  • Attends and participates in pre-camp orientation.
  • Encourages group participation and teamwork, and helps each camper to function cooperatively in a group setting.
  • Acts as a role model by being respectful of campers, and other counselors and staff.
  • Communicates with other staff and volunteers in a professional manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Must be at least 15 years of age.

2. Must have completed a Counselor-in-Training program.

3. Must have current CPR certification.

4. Must have experience and/or training working with children between the ages of 5 and 14.

5. Able to take direction/instruction from Senior Camp Counselor(s), specialists and/or other more senior camp staff

6. Must be a demonstrated team player

7. Must be sensitive to the unique and diverse needs of women and children and be supportive of the mission, vision and philosophy of the YWCA Cambridge.

Please email Letter of Interest and Resume by April 1, 2017 to: hrresumes@ywcacam.org.
Please list Junior Counselor in the email subject line.

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Candidates will be subject to a criminal record check (CORI).
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
YWCA Cambridge encourages applications from individuals of all race; color; ethnic origin; religion, ability and sexual orientation.

 


Position: Lifeguard
Reports to: Summer Day Camp Director
Hours of Work: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
Rate of Pay: Based on experience
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt - Seasonal
Location: Marshfield Branch
Start Date: June, 2017

The YWCA Cambridge is dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

The goal of the Marshfield Branch YWCA Summer Day Camp is to provide each camper with age and developmentally appropriate activities in an organized, fun environment that promotes social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth in accordance with the YWCA Cambridge mission.

Under the direction of the Head Swim Instructor, the Lifeguard is responsible for day-to-day safety of all participants in the swim program and around the pool area.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Assists Head Swim Instructor to teach swim lessons.
  • Monitors the overall safety of everyone in and around the pool area.
  • Teaches campers pool safety rules and assists each camper to achieve her/his maximum skill level in the swimming pool.
  • Plans and supervises specific activities at the direction of Head Swim Instructor.
  • Attends and participates in pre-camp orientation, and assists the Head Swim Instructor to orient Camp Counselors about pool safety.
  • Acts as a role model by being respectful of campers, and other counselors and staff.
  • Responsible for swimming pool maintenance under the direction of the Branch Caretaker.
  • Encourages group participation and teamwork, and helps each camper to function cooperatively in a group setting.
  • Communicates with other staff and volunteers in a professional manner.
  • Actively promotes the Marshfield Branch YWCA Summer Day Camp at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Must be 18 years of age

2. Must have current Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid certification

3. Must be able to provide records of a current TB test and clear physical

4. Must have experience and/or training working with children between the ages of 5 and 14.

5. Must be able to encourage, teach and lead campers to enjoy swimming and water activities.

6. Must be sensitive to the unique and diverse needs of women and children and be supportive of the mission, vision and philosophy of YWCA Cambridge.

Please email Letter of Interest and Resume by April 1, 2017 to: hrresumes@ywcacam.org.
Please list Lifeguard in the email subject line.

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Candidates will be subject to a criminal record check (CORI).
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
YWCA Cambridge encourages applications from individuals of all race; color; ethnic origin; religion, ability and sexual orientation.

 


Position: Senior Counselor - Summer Day Camp
Reports to: Summer Day Camp Director
Hours of Work: 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m., Monday - Friday
Rate of Pay: Based on experience
FLSA Status: Seasonal
Location: Marshfield Branch
Start Date: June, 2017

The YWCA Cambridge is dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

The goal of the YWCA Day Camp is to provide each camper with age and developmentally appropriate activities in an organized environment that promotes social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth in accordance with the YWCA Cambridge mission.

The Senior Counselor is responsible for supervising a designated group of campers and Junior Counselors at all times. The Senior Counselor strives to accomplish the camp goal by encouraging maximum camper participation and teamwork while working to ensure a non-competitive day camp environment.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Supervises a designated group of campers at all times and in all areas of the camp grounds.
  • Works with other Camp staff, volunteers and specialists to plan and implement specific activities in areas such as: arts and crafts, swimming and sports.
  • Supervises designated Junior Counselors.
  • Introduces and teaches specific physical activities and games to campers.
  • Introduces and encourages nature appreciation activities to campers.
  • Attends and participates in pre-camp orientation.
  • Encourages group participation and teamwork, and helps each camper to function cooperatively in a group setting.
  • Acts as a role model by being respectful of campers, and other counselors and staff.
  • Communicates with other staff and volunteers in a professional manner.
  • Actively promotes the YWCA Summer Day Camp at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Must be at least 16 years of age.

2. Must have completed a Counselor-in-Training program.

3. Must have current CPR certification.

4. Must have experience and/or training working with children between the ages of 5 and 14.

5. Must be a self-starter and a leader, able to identify and carry out appropriate ways to accomplish activity and group goals and objectives

6. Must be a demonstrated team player

7. Must be sensitive to the unique and diverse needs of women and children and be supportive of the mission, vision and philosophy of YWCA Cambridge.

Please email Letter of Interest and Resume by April 1, 2017 to: hrresumes@ywcacam.org.
Please list Senior Counselor in the email subject line.

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Candidates will be subject to a criminal record check (CORI).
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
YWCA Cambridge encourages applications from individuals of all race; color; ethnic origin; religion, ability and sexual orientation.

 


Position: Activities Counselor
Reports to: Summer Day Camp Director
Hours of Work: 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m., Monday - Friday
Rate of Pay: Based on experience
FLSA Status: Seasonal
Location: Marshfield Branch
Start Date: June, 2017

The YWCA Cambridge is dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:

The goal of the Marshfield Branch, YWCA Cambridge Summer Day Camp program is to provide each camper with age and developmentally appropriate activities in an organized environment that promotes social, physical, emotional, and intellectual growth in accordance with the YWCA Cambridge mission.

The Activities Counselor Coordinator helps facilitate the day-to-day operations of the Summer Day Camp program, including, but not limited to staffing, supervision of campers and counselors, programming daily activities and special events, and utilizing critical thinking skills to resolve challenges within the moment. The Activities Counselor strives to accomplish the camp goal by leading and directing a non-competitive day camp program and encourages maximum camper participation and teamwork under the direction of the Director of Summer Programs.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Organizes, sets up pre-camp orientation and training for all day camp staff under the guidance of the Summer Camp Director and Director of Summer Programs
  • Assists in formulating age appropriate groups and assigns (or re-assigns) counselors as necessary.
  • Oversees First Aid.
  • Actively promotes the YWCA Summer Day Camp at all times.
  • Assists in creating the daily activities and special events.
  • Coordinates coverage for the counselor staff as needed and will follow senior counselor work protocol

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Must be 21 years of age and have current CPR credentialing

2. Utilize creative and flexible problem solving to operate effectively within a constrained budget framework when creating activities and events

3. A minimum of three years' experience in a paid recreational position

4. Must be sensitive to the unique and diverse needs of women and children and be supportive of the mission, vision and philosophy of the YWCA Cambridge

Please email Letter of Interest and Resume by April 1, 2017 to: hrresumes@ywcacam.org.
Please list Activities Counselor in the email subject line.

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Candidates will be subject to a criminal record check (CORI).
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
YWCA Cambridge encourages applications from individuals of all race; color; ethnic origin; religion, ability and sexual orientation.