Generations of people tell us that their Manito-wish experience is one of their most enduring and treasured memories, culminating in lifelong friendships, unparalleled leadership and resiliency. Camp Manito-wish YMCA brings over 100 years of advancing transformational personal and group development through our renown summer camp program, our time-tested wilderness tripping program, and our distinctive collaborative leadership development program. The impact these three elements of our community have on each camper we serve is matched by our commitment to the growth and personal development of each staff member we collaborate with to build incomparable experiences for youth.
If you enjoy healthy living, have a willingness to work closely with others, are open to new experiences, work hard at sharing yourself and your talent, and have a desire to positively impact the lives of youth, join us! You'll gain personal confidence, a lifelong sense of purpose and belonging in a community like no other, and skills that can transfer into any career field. Since 1919, Camp Manito-wish YMCA has enriched the lives and leadership skills of countless participants- and that includes our staff. A large percentage of seasonal employees return each year, with the average tenure at Camp being an impressive four years. An overwhelming number of staff alumni credit the renowned leadership training they gained here for successes in their careers and communities. Most importantly, you'll be providing an incredibly enriching Manito-wish experience for the participants in your care.
Benefits included with seasonal employment:
• Room and board
• Weekly salary starting at $450/week or more
• Staff training including complimentary Wilderness First Aid certification for those leading trips, and discounts for Wilderness First Responder and other certifications.
• Internship opportunities
• Staff Grants are available to help with transportation and other incurred costs of employment at Camp Manito-wish YMCA. Please contact us for more details.
• Laundry service
• Sufficient time off
• Create outstanding relationships, skills & experiences