Contact Us

Winter Office
GLOW YMCA, Inc.

209 East Main Street
Batavia, NY 14020
Phone: 585.344.1664
Fax: 585.344.1666

Summer Office
YMCA Camp Hough
4163 West Lake Rd.
Silver Springs, NY 14550
Phone 585.237.5160
Fax: 585.237.2754

Employment Opportunities

Background Information

For over 100 years GLOW YMCA Camp Hough has been providing the ‘Summer of a Lifetime’ on the shores of Silver Lake in Western New York. Our camp primarily serves youth from Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, and Wyoming counties. Our main function is to serve as a coed resident camp for youth ages 6-14. YMCA Camp Hough also provides day camp in conjunction with the Wyoming County YMCA for youth ages 5-12.  In the spring and fall we host youth and corporate groups for programming and team building activities. Our program facilities include a swimming pool, waterfront, archery, low/high ropes course, and two rock climbing walls.

YMCA Camp Hough sessions begin June 28 and run through August 16. All staff training will be held June 20-June 26. Additional Employment Opportunities April through October.

Staff Positions

Resident Camp Counselor (Must be at least 18 and a High School Graduate by June 28, 2015).

$190-$220/week

Counselors are the backbone of our camp staff. They live in a cabin with their campers and together with their co-counselor are responsible for the leadership, supervision, and programming of their campers. Counselors are also assigned to lead specific programs each week based on knowledge, skill level, and certifications. Responsibilities for programs include lesson plans, daily class instruction, equipment management and inventory, and general program area maintenance. 

Resident Camp Counselor Job Description


Resident Aquatics Director (Must be at least 21 and a High School Graduate by June 28, 2015)

$325-$360/week

The Aquatics Director is responsible for the general day-to-day delivery of and safety of the aquatic programming (swimming and boating) at YMCA Camp Hough. The Aquatics Director will oversee lifeguards during each program day and help schedule staff as necessary. This position will also be responsible for lesson plans, daily class instruction, equipment management and inventory, and general program area maintenance. Must have experience as a lifeguard. Canoeing, kayaking, sailing experience preferred. Waterfront Lifeguarding and Water Safety Instructor or YMCA Swimming Instructor certification will be required.


Resident Camp Assistant Director (Must be at least 21 and a High School Graduate by June 28, 2015)

$350-$400/week

The Assistant Director is responsible for assisting in the general day-to-day operations of YMCA Camp Hough. The Assistant Director will have an active role in supervision of camp staff. This position will also assist with camp programming, scheduling, and staff training. The Assistant Director should be ready and willing to work with Campers, Families, and Staff as an integral part of the YMCA Camp Hough Leadership Team. The Assistant Director will arrive prior to staff training.

 

Day Camp Director (Must be at least 18 and a High School Graduate by June 28, 2015)

$275-305/week

The Day Camp Director is responsible for the general day-to-day delivery and programming of the Day Camp Program at YMCA Camp Hough. Day Camp begins and ends each day at the Wyoming County YMCA. Campers and staff are bused out to YMCA Camp Hough to spend the majority of their day. The Day Camp Director will be the main contact for the parents/guardians of day campers and will run day camp check-in/check-out. He/She will maintain records, adhere to safety guidelines, and supervise camp counselors while at the Wyoming County YMCA. The Day Camp Director is a part of the YMCA Camp Hough staff and is expected to live on-site at YMCA Camp Hough during the Resident Camp Week.

 

Resident Camp Nurse (Must be at least 18 and either RN, LPN, or equivalent)

The Resident Camp Nurse will be responsible for the health and wellbeing of each camper and staff member. The Nurse will oversee all medication distribution, camper health check-in, and be responsible for following Health Department Standards. Must be a RN, LPN, or equivalent.


Resident Camp  Cook(Must be at least 18 and a High School Graduate by June 28, 2015)

The Resident Camp Cook plans and prepares meals, ensures the kitchen and dining areas are clean, and washes dishes.


Red Pines Staff: Spring and Fall 

The Red Pines Staff work under the direction of the Camp Director to provide hospitality, direction, and programming for Red Pines groups at YMCA Camp Hough. Programming may include boating, archery, nature study, arts and crafts, rock climbing, team building, and the low/high ropes course.

 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION (Counselors, Red Pines Staff)

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION (Cook)

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A REFERENCE FORM

For more information please contact Camp Director Valerie Brey at vbrey@glowymca.org or 585.344.1644.