YMCA of Greater Richmond
  • 17-Dec-2017 to 31-Mar-2018 (EST)
  • Chesterfield (Camp Thunderbird), VA, USA
  • Up to $10 per hour based on experience and qualifications
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Free individual metro-wide Y membership, and excellent training, development & career opportunities.

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is seeking Counselors to assist with our Adventure Guides program activities.

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is a nonprofit organization with the goal of strengthening the foundations of community. We do this through programs that help build a healthy mind, body and spirit for all, and our programs are built around our three focus areas: Healthy Living, Youth Development and Social Responsibility. The Y is committed to access, inclusion and engagement for all. At the Y we recognize, appreciate and value all dimensions of diversity and the ways that our communities are unique. We seek to engage and connect diverse populations in a welcoming environment focused on building bridges towards empathy and equity. As an employer, the Y seeks to recruit energetic professionals, encourage work-life balance, and provide opportunities for growth and development. Our employees exemplify and adhere to our four Brand Behaviors of Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility.


Counselors attend and lead activities for our father-child camping program, with a focus on building and cultivating strong relationships, providing engaging activities, and ensuring safety of program participants. Counselors are trained to belay high ropes elements as well as various camp activities.  Campouts are in the Fall and Spring seasons, and primarily occur on the weekends. Based on performance, this position is eligible to be hired for summer camp as well.


  • Applicants should be energetic, dependable, and creative
  • CPR/First Aid certifications preferred
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must be available weekends thorugh the Fall and Spring.


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