Per Diem Instructor

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YMCA Camp Mason
Part Time
Job Overview

General Function

  • This is a hands-on field position that directly involves teaching and leading groups of youngsters in outdoor, environmental and recreational activities at camp.
  • Comfort in the outdoors is a must, you must be familiar with outdoor recreation and/or natural sciences, and capable of supervising and directing children entrusted in your care.
  • Per diems must have demonstrable knowledge and/or expertise, sufficient to teach young children in some key curriculum subjects including but not limited to: ASE, belay techniques, rock climbing/rappelling, canoeing, boating, life guarding, water ecology, pioneering skills, forest ecology, colonial history/culture, crafts, peer counseling, orienteering and map skills, archery, riflery, group games, teambuilding, hiking or backpacking, wilderness survival, basic plant and animal identification and sciences.
  • If skills and certification are not already possessed, they should be willing to take training in the team challenge/ASE program, interpretive nature hikes, belay, and curriculum information specific to the most common classes at YMCA Camp Mason.
  • No violent crime related criminal convictions or charges pending and no chemical or drug dependencies.
  • Clean drivers license a plus as are current life guarding, or any national instructor certifications.


Salary is $110 for a full day, which typically extends from 8:30am until 5:30pm. Half day afternoon is $60, which typically extends from 1pm until 5:30pm. Half day morning is $55, which typically extends from 9:30am until 12:30pm.


To apply submit cover letter and resume to Sara Davis, Outdoor Center¬†Director at [email protected]