Camp Manito-wish YMCA offers many advantages to our program participants — and just as many to our employees! 65% of our seasonal employees return each year, with the average tenure at Camp an impressive four years. And many staff alumni credit the leadership training and experience they gained here for success in their careers, family, and community. You’ll gain personal confidence and skills that can transfer into any job and any field, while providing an incredibly enriching experience to the participants in your care.
Benefits package. The benefits of seasonal employment include room and board, weekly salary, staff training, laundry, extended year-round opportunities, and an outstanding group of experienced and supportive peers.
Certification and training opportunities. From Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness Water Safety, Trail Leader courses and Program Certifications to our acclaimed Outdoor Leaders School, our training courses offer many benefits for you, now and in the future.
Four major employment areas. Summer Camp provides in-camp activities and wilderness trips for youth in 5th to 10th grade. Outpost is an extended wilderness tripping program for teens. Leadership creates customized collaborative leadership programs for schools and youth groups. Food Service provides the fuel to keep all our programs going and growing strong.
A variety of positions are available, with jobs ranging from cabin counselors and trip leaders to program staff and logistical assistants, it’s a good bet there’s an opportunity ideal for your interests, talents and goals.
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“Working for Camp was extremely rewarding. The quality of the programs made it an easy choice to return again even in the face of jobs that were closer to home and paid better.”