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Day Camp Lead Counselor

Company: Camp Wa-Ya

Job Type: Seasonal

Job Description

Camp Wa-Ya is Hiring for Summer 2024!

We are a nonprofit camp in Olympia, WA, that focuses on outdoor adventure, science education, and Indigenous knowledge. We are looking for passionate outdoor folks who will harness the energy of the outdoors and bring life to our campers. Please see all open positions and apply at https://wayaoutdoorschool.com/2024-openings

Lead Day Camp Instructors are responsible for managing a group of 9-13 campers with the support of an Assistant Day Camp Instructor.  This position creates and teaches lessons, runs activities, and organizes games for their group of campers.  Our lessons are centered around a science-based curriculum, in combination with Indigenous practices and arts, outdoor adventure, and environmental stewardship, and provide an environment that fosters a sense of wonder for Wa-Ya campers.

We are also hiring Lead & Assistant Adventure Camp Instructors (Trip Leaders) to lead our overnight backpacking and sea kayaking trips.


Lead Instructors(Counselors): $720 per week ($18.00 per hour equivalent) plus $100/night for trips

Additional training such as WFA/WFR, kayak skills, and other safety certifications may be provided for the right candidates. Not local? Wa-Ya has resources to help you find affordable housing!

Go to https://wayaoutdoorschool.com/2024-openings to apply!

How to Apply

Go to https://wayaoutdoorschool.com/2024-openings to apply! Application Deadline: APPLY ASAP Non-Discrimination Policy:  Wa-Ya welcomes all into their community and never discriminates on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and campers.
Posted on: March 27, 2024
Location: Olympia, WA
Job Type: Seasonal
Job Starting Date:
June 17, 2024
Application Closing Date:
April 5, 2024
Job Salary Range:
Years of Experience: 1 – 2 years, No Experience Required
Population(s) Served: Youth - General, Youth - Teen