GREATER WICHITA YMCA 

TRADITIONAL OPERATIONS TEMPORARILY HALTED

In response to COVID-19-related public health concerns, the Greater Wichita YMCA has temporarily halted all traditional operations (facilities are closed, programs, sports and activities are suspended, membership fees paused, etc.). To learn more, tap below, email info@ymcawichita.org.

WE'RE HIRING - SUMMER CAMP AND LIFEGUARDS

We are currently seeking Summer Camp staff, Lifeguards, and other seasonal staff for Spring and Summer. Learn more on our SUMMER STAFF page.

SUMMER CAMP POSITIONS

SUMMER CAMP POSITIONS

The Greater Wichita YMCA is the area's largest Summer Camp program provider. We offer a variety of camp types that serve varying age levels and interests. We need hundreds of staff members to facilitate a great camp experience that reflects our commitment to youth development. Some of the many positions we need to fill include:

  • Site Coordinators to coordinate early morning and late afternoon activities for Camp Hyde commuters
  • On-Site Staff to coordinate and lead camp activities in our branches and at the Bel Aire Recreation Complex
  • Bus / Transportation Staff to drive or ride with campers to/from our Bus Stops and Camp Hyde and on field trips
  • Camp Hyde Program Staff to lead programs teach skills, engage campers, and keep kids active and engaged
  • Lifeguards at our Camp Hyde for swim lessons, open swimming, and aquatics including boating and fishing
  • Special Skills Staff to lead our Frontier Horse Camps and Sports Camps at Camp Hyde and our Farha Sports Centers
  • Administrative Staff and Support Staff to oversee operations and manage camp sites, programs, staff, and campers

STAFF TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS

While most of our Summer Camp positions do not require any direct, previous experience - some higher level positions do require years of experience and certification(s). You can find all requirements for any position within each job description. We do expect all applicants and employees to demonstrate our core values of character, honesty, respect, and responsibility and will work with all staff for training and certification to ensure they can inspire a great camp experience for every camper. 

We hope to hire all Summer Camp staff by Wed. 04/01 and will begin training sessions on Sat. 04/11. Additional hires and training, in April, May, and during camp season are TBA.

UPCOMING STAFF EVENTS AND TRAINING

We have already started looking for, interviewing, and hiring our 2020 Summer Camp staff. We will hold a series of hiring events in the Winter and Spring of 2020. Please bring your resume and an idea of the specific area(s) and/or job(s) in which you are interested. Our current job fair schedule (subject to change) includes:

  • TU. 02/11 Dr. Jim Farha ANDOVER YMCA
  • TU. 02/11 Ken Shannon NORTHWEST YMCA
  • TU. 02/11 STEVE CLARK YMCA
  • SAT. 02/29 Dr. Jim Farha ANDOVER YMCA
  • SAT. 02/29 EAST YMCA
  • SAT. 02/29 Ken Shannon NORTHWEST YMCA
  • SAT. 02/29 Richard A. DeVore SOUTH YMCA
  • TU. 03/17 11AM-1PM Robert D. Love DOWNTOWN YMCA
  • SAT. 03/28 9AM-12PM Dennis Schoenebeck NORTH YMCA
  • SAT. 03/28 9AM-12PM Richard A. DeVore SOUTH YMCA
  • SAT. 03/28 1-4PM Dr. Jim Farha ANDOVER YMCA
  • SAT. 03/28 1-4PM Ken Shannon NORTHWEST YMCA
  • TH. 04/09 4-6PM STEVE CLARK YMCA

We will also hold one-on-one interviews throughout the season. For more details, EMAIL our Summer Camp hiring team.

ABOUT OUR CAMP PROGRAMS

The Greater Wichita YMCA 2020 Summer Camp includes:

  • SEASON LENGTH 11 weeks from Tues. 05/26 (the day after Memorial Day) through a staff day on Fri. 08/07. Camps are closed Fri. 07/03 in observance of Independence Day.
  • CAMP LOCATIONS Camp Hyde (Viola, Kansas), branches in Andover, El Dorado, and Wichita, the Bel Aire Recreation Complex, and YMCA Farha Sports Centers in Andover and Wichita
  • CAMP TYPES We have Junior Explorers Camp (4-5-year-olds), Adventure and Special Interest Camps (5-12-year-olds), Traditional Camp (6-12-year-olds), Sports Camps (7-12-year-olds), Frontier Horse Camp (7-12-year-olds), and Teen Camp (13-16-year-olds). We also offer Counselor-, Leader-, and Wrangler-In-Training Programs and Family Camp (day and overnight) programs.
  • CENTRALIZED STAFF While camp location may vary, all Camp Staff is part of our Child Care and Camp branch - meet the Child Care and Camp leadership team by clicking here.

GET STARTED

Use the tiles below to search our open and upcoming camp positions, to learn more about our 2020 Summer Camp programs and our Summer Staff needs, or to see more information about working with the Greater Wichita YMCA. You can also use our CONTACT US form to submit specific questions to our staff or send an EMAIL to our Summer Camp hiring team. 

MAKING HEALTHY CONNECTIONS

The Greater Wichita YMCA offers summer camp and countless other ways to support healthy spirit, mind, and body including: