Since 1922, the New York YMCA Camp has been a community that welcomes diverse staff from 32 countries and 16 states. Our location, between the Delaware Water Gap and Catskill Mountains, is known for its pristine wildlife and natural beauty, attracting outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.

The New York YMCA Camp is a branch of the YMCA of Greater New York, a community service organization which promotes positive values through programs that build spirit, mind, and body. We welcome all people, with a focus on youth.

Job Opportunities

Seasonal Summer Camp EmploymentEmail us to learn more about the following opportunities or click here to apply:

  • Sleepaway Camp Counselors (age 18+, June – August)
  • Sleepaway Camp Junior Counselors (age 17, June-Aug, 4 week minimum commitment)
  • BOLD-GOLD Outdoor Adventure Trip Leaders & Counselors (seasonal, staff travel with campers offsite)
  • Day Camp Counselors (seasonal, located 2 1/2 hours from NYC)
  • Greenkill Sports Camps (seasonal, staff live onsite June – August)
  • Summer Kitchen Staff (seasonal, staff live onsite June – August)
  • Medical Staff (RNs, LPNs, EMTs)-FT & PT, seasonal, live on- or off-site)

General Employment Application – For applicants interested in the following:

  • Housekeeping and Maintenance (seasonal and year-round)
  • Kitchen (year-round)
  • Administration (seasonal and year-round)
  • Greenkill Outdoor Education Center–Naturalists (seasonal and year-round)

Reference Check Form

All new applicants must have three completed professional references before their application will be considered. Returning seasonal staff members must have one completed reference form.

Greenkill Outdoor Education Center

Full-time program instructor positions are available.

Program Instructors are responsible for planning and teaching classes in the areas of Challenge Education, Environmental Science, Outdoor Skills and Local History to students on 1-5 day educational field trips. Instructors work with primarily 5th and 6th grade students, but the facility serves K-12 as well as college and adult groups.

Please contact Hillary Southard or call 845-858-2200 with any inquiries.

Food Service

Part-time kitchen aid positions available.

Requirements include a flexible schedule and availability to work both weekends and weekdays. Duties include, but are not limited to, food preparation, cleaning and assisting.

Please send inquiries to: Steve Sumnick or call 845-858-2200.


Currently accepting applications for seasonal maintenance positions.

Requirements include a flexible schedule and availability to work both weekends and weekdays.

Duties include, but are not limited to, upkeep of camp facilities, including building and bathroom maintenance.

Submit completed General Employment Application and three professional references to tgsmith@ymcanyc.org.

Day Camp Counselor

Please contact Mary Gifford-Smith or call 845-858-2200 for available job opportunities.

Looking for a full-time career with the YMCA of Greater New York? Apply here.