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Now Hiring for 2024 Summer Day Camp

This summer, millions of amazing people like you will gain (in)valuable work experience and leadership skills while working with like-minded peers at summer camps across the country.

Why should you be one of them?

Do you want to boost your resume? Be a role model? Hone your leadership skills? Meet new people? Go on daily adventures?

Summer Camp jobs with the Lansing YMCA offers invaluable skill-building, leadership training, and enrichment opportunities in a fun high energy environment. Camp staff assist and lead groups of campers in various camp programs and activities each day. Camp staff are responsible for the general safety, development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants in their group. Camp Staff will provide high quality educational and recreational experiences for participants that focus on the Y's core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Our staff are the backbone of our summer programs here at the Y. As a staff member, you will be a valued member of the Lansing YMCA camp team.

Who are we?

The Y is a leading non-profit committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose, and each other.

Where are our locations?

Lansing – Westside YMCA

East Lansing – Parkwood YMCA

Williamston – Camp PaWaPi, Outdoor Adventure camp


Benefits of Working for the YMCA:

  • Free YMCA Adult Membership

  • 25% discount on program fees for themselves up to $300 per year

  • 12% retirement contribution upon eligibility

  • Paid medical leave based on status and hours worked

  • Ability to earn professional development hours

  • Paid YMCA risk required trainings


How to Apply: 

Click below for Job Descriptions and Open Positions:

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Interested in working for the Y but have questions and want to chat with our Y staff? 

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