We are so excited that you are interested in joining our team! This site contains all of our hiring information for camping and outdoor leadership within the Greater Seattle YMCA including Camp Orkila, Camp Colman and BOLD & GOLD. This site includes program descriptions, volunteer opportunities, available position descriptions and links to staff applications. If you have questions or comments please don't hesitate to contact us! Talk to you soon! 

 
 

 

All of our summer positions focus on mentoring youth and building community through the Y's Core Values of Respect, Responsibility, Honesty, and Caring.We have a lot of fun and exciting programs that you could be a part of! Check them out here.                             


Summer Season: Early June- Early September

Application Dates: September-June

Orkila Expedition programs provide teens with opportunities to travel to spectacular places with a group of their peers and skilled staff. Each year a community of staff comes together, guiding teens on biking, sailing, and sea kayaking adventures. Get involved now!


Summer Season: Early June- Early September

Application Dates: September-June

Do you want to have a positive impact on the lives of young people?  Are you a role model for the values of respect, caring, honesty, and responsibility?  Do you love working outdoors in a beautiful natural setting? Perhaps YMCA Camp Colman is the place for you.


Summer Season: Early June- End of August

Application Dates: September-June

BOLD & GOLD

Currently we are looking for talented educators to lead our backpacking, fishing, yoga, rock climbing, and mountaineering expeditions this summer. Our courses empower young people to  learn wilderness skills and grow as leaders. Click here to view our upcoming available positions!  


Summer Season: Early June- End of August

Application Dates: Jan 1 – March 1.