Job Code: EE

Bus Driver/Camp Counselor

Category: Child Care & Camp
Location: East End Y

Job Type: Part-Time
Staff Contact: Jacqueline Gallant


Provides safe transportation to and from program sites while maintaining a supportive and positive atmosphere. May also provide support in other areas as assigned.



The Lake County YMCA is seeking a Day Camp Bus Driver & Counselor. This is a part time seasonal position for the 2019 camp season.The job description and qualifications are listed below. Applications are being accepted until positions are filled. Interested parties should submit a resume or completed application outlining qualifications to [email protected]. The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  1. Drives bus safely according to YMCA policies and procedures and state laws.
  2. Completes thorough before-and-after trip checks each day and record all information. Records gas level, mileage, and maintenance on designated forms. Cleans out bus each day.
  3. Promotes safety at all times by keeping first aid supplies fully stocked.
  4. Ensures that bus rules are announced and followed.
  5. Provides leadership to and supervises a group of children.
  6. Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values.
  7. Develops friendly and positive relationships among staff, volunteers, parents, and children.
  8. Communicates regularly with other staff members and supervisor.
  1. Minimum one year work experience as a bus driver.
  2. Possess appropriate class license.
  3. Knowledge of the rules/guidelines related to commercial passenger vehicles (bus).
  4. Certifications required within 30 days of hire: CPR and First Aid.
  5. Desire and ability to work with children.
  6. Track record of building relationships with staff, volunteers, and parents.
  1. Ability to safely drive a bus for long periods of time.
  2. Ability to respond to emergency situations.
  3. Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards
    related to the activity.

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