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YMCA Summer Leader

YMCA of Superior California

Sacramento, CA, USA

Job Type




Mandatory Qualifications

Interns must be 16 years old by June 10th, 2024. River City High School students must have completed at least one course in one of WUSD’s Career Technical Education Pathways. View qualifying courses here. Yolo High School and Washington Middle College students must have a recommendation form filled out by a teacher or counselor. All participants must have also viewed an online informational session about the internships offered by the Home Run team. If you were unable to attend a scheduled session, you may listen to the full recording here (audio starts at 2:25).


General Function: Provide direct supervision for a group of children in a seasonal day camp. Provides a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring 

Principal Activities: Supervises a group of children. Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA core values. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards. Attends staff meetings and trainings. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies. Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. All other duties as assigned by your supervisor

About the Business

Inspiring all people to a healthy life - in spirit, mind and body is the mission that guides the work of the YMCA of Superior California. More than a pool or gym, the Y is a cause dedicated to the positive development of youth, healthy living for people of all ages, and social responsibility in addressing the critical needs of the communities we serve. With programs from athletics to advocacy, dance to disease prevention, and cycling to child care, the Y doesn’t just strengthen individuals, we strengthen communities.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: Through the Y, thousands of youth today are cultivating the values, social skills, and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, and educational achievement.

Preferred Abilities

Someone that likes to work with children and people.

Learning outcomes

  • How to work with children

  • How to work as a team with co-workers

  • How to follow directions given by supervisor.

  • The basic life skills of having a job; arriving to work on time, coming prepared, following policies and procedures, and overall responsibilities of employment.

Special Project

The intern will have the opportunity to plan an implement activities for the children.

Additional Information

This is a fun job for someone that likes to be busy and on the go. Everyday is different and its very rewarding work.

*Please note that this position is outside of West Sacramento. Interns will need to find their own transportation to and from the worksite and weekly trainings.

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