Position Description

Program Instructor - Camp Surf
Location Camp Surf
Pay Range Depending on Experience - Room & Board Included
Job Type Varies
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Job Status:
Accepting Applications

Looking for a fun job to build your leadership skills?

Are you passionate about working with youths in outdoor settings?




Camp Surf Program Details:

Come join Camp Surf team for meaningful work, lifetime friendships and amazing memories on the beach!

Part-Time March 15th - June 5th

Full-Time March 15th - December 1st



Y would I apply?

·         Outdoor Work Environment!

·         Housing & Food Included

·         Work with Your Friends - Text them the link to this page now!

·         Gain Experience working with Children & the Community       

·         Build Your Resume

·         Opportunities for Growth & Year Round Employment


Sound good? (We think so, too!) Here’s what you would do:

·         Teach Outdoor Education and/or recreation programming

·         Lead activities including (but not limited to) archery, field games, and the climbing tower with good teaching and leadership skills

·         Employ good teaching and leadership techniques in providing quality instruction

·         Take full responsibility for the program areas of camp or assigned activity, including developing rules and procedures, ensuring adequate program supplies and maintaining or improving  equipment and facilities

·         Follow all rules, operating procedures, and instructions, carry and use properly the necessary equipment during activities, know and follow established emergency procedures

·         Ensure the safety and supervision of students and participants



“OK, I’m sold!” What do I need to qualify?

·         Must be at least 18 years of age or older and have obtained high school diploma or GED

·         Bachelor's degree in education, recreation, related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred

·         Experience working with youth in Outdoor Education, Resident Camp, Day Camp or like setting preferred

·         Certification or experience in the following preferred: climbing, camping, archery, hiking, biking, surfing, swimming, sailing kayaking and scuba diving

·         Physical ability to lead and interact in group activities and perform related physical skills including: standing, hiking and/or climbing for extended periods of time

·         Must be able to live on-site during program season

·         Current certification in First Aid and CPR- must be from one of the following:

o   American Red Cross

o   American Heart Association

o   American Safety & Health Institute

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The YMCA of San Diego County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer