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YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago Sports Day Camp Unit Leader in Chicago, Illinois


What our Unit Leaders Say...

"Camp has given me so many relationships not only with the campers but with staff and parents. I have grown so much in patience, communication, and creativity. Going through the struggles made the great times more rewarding..."

The Sports Day Camp Unit Leader serves as a professional role model for our campers and counselors by leading through example and guiding campers and counselors. At YMCA day camps, we create an exciting, safe environment for kids to have an unforgettable summer of fun. And while they’re taking part in unique experiences and adventures, you are developing leadership skills and confidence while making lasting friendships and memories. We are looking for Sports Day Camp Unit Leaders to serve as professional role models by oversee and monitor recreational activities in their assigned cohort, guiding campers and counselors, and leading through example.

We offer competitive, guaranteed pay, no weekends, free gym membership, amazing co-workers and an invaluable work experience.

The tans will fade, but the memories will last forever.

More about you:

  • You are committed and passionate about working with diverse youth

  • You enjoy being outdoors, are creative and not afraid to work and play hard

  • Must have 1 year or more of prior experience working with youth; Experience in a camp setting preferred.

  • You will be 18 years of age or older by the start of camp.

Meets physical qualifications required as outlined in job description. The YMCA will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.

Street: 1834 N. Lawndale Ave.

Days and/or Times Needed: Monday - Fridays - varies, up to 40 hours/ week

ID: 2020-13054