POSITION PURPOSESenior Camp Counselor is responsible for the activities and personnel in providing a positive camping experience for a group or site; planning and implementing programs and activities appropriate for a specific group or site; ensure safety and well-being of campers; supervising campers and staff to ensure that camper and parent needs and expectations are met.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS· Supervise by being able to identify, KNOW, SEE, RESPOND to ensure the safety of each child in your direct care at all times. Adhere to small group/ratio established by the state licensing agency and ACA.· Assist in the supervision and planning of camp activities; ensure all campers can participate in all activities, no matter varied abilities whether physical, or intellectual. Actively participate in activities to encourage participation.· Interpret and maintain safety and health policies and procedures; review and understand your roles and responsibilities in emergency procedures· Ensure appropriate behavior of campers and staff to avoid risk of accidents; maintain awareness of camper well-being· Counselors should be able to identify, address, and redirect/correct inappropriate behavior· Adhere to policies and procedures when caring for injured campers; report all incidents. Ensure a safe environment.· Serve as role model for campers by arriving to camp, meetings and activities at assigned time; displaying good sportsmanship; following YMCA rules and regulations.· Assist in maintaining effective communication with parents/guardians regarding camper and camp activities.· Embody the GPY commitment to diversity and inclusion, no matter race, color, creed, or gender identification.· Participate in staff training, meetings and conferences as required.· Ensure quality of camp by noting any problems, safety concerns, or equipment disrepair.· Ensure camp and equipment cleanliness.· Develop and implement an activity or program with campers. Plan at least one service project to increase camper awareness of environment, cultural diversity or within a prescribed theme.