Employment

Silver Bay YMCA is a 115-year old Conference and Training Center located on the northern shores of Lake George in New York. Throughout the summer, Silver Bay serves over 800 people per week from guests and conference participants to family reunions and weddings. Outside of the summer season, Silver Bay welcomes many different conferences and school groups. Silver Bay prides itself on the dedication and love its staff has for the YMCA and the community that Silver Bay serves. This 700-acre facility offers an eclectic experience for both employees (referred to as EMPS) and guests. Silver Bay is situated in a sun-dappled Adirondack paradise offering programs and activities for all generations.

Come be part of an incredible organization, striving to make the world a better place.

PART-TIME AND SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT (without housing)

 Application employment without housing

 

HOSPITALITY SERVICES

Housekeepers:  Make a great first impression. Part-time or seasonal positions.  Must be able to work weekends and flexible shifts. Valid driver’s license a plus. Download an application and send to: Trisha Winchell at twinchell@silverbay.org.

DINING HALL/FOOD SERVICE/KITCHEN

Cooks: Desired candidates must have a minimum of 2 year experience, the ability to work mostly evening shifts until 9:00 p.m. and on weekends. Salary commiserate with experience.

Prep-Cooks: Experience a plus or willingness to learn.  Must be a responsible team-player able to work flexible shifts and weekends.

SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT (with housing)

Information and Applications

Each year Silver Bay hires approximately 180 staff  during the summer and 10-20 staff during the Spring and Fall to work and live on campus. Application Booklet EMP 2017 provides more information about the Emp Experience and the jobs we have available.  Please contact personnel@silverbay.org with any additional questions.

Full Time Year Round
Year Round Part Time

There are no positions of this type available at this time.

How to Apply

  1. Complete an Application Packet. There is a separate procedure dependent upon whether you are a returning Emp, will be a first-time Emp, or are applying as an International Emp.
  2. Returning Emps can download a Returning Emp Application, or you can contact us to obtain one by e-mailing your address to personnel@silverbay.org, or calling us at 518-543-8833 ext. 211.
  3. First-Time Emps can download a New Emp Application, or you can contact us to obtain one by e-mailing your address to personnel@silverbay.org, or calling us at 518-543-8833 ext. 211.
  4. First-time Emps take note: You must be 18 years old or a graduate from high school to work at Silver Bay. You must also provide three references; from either a teacher, minister, employer, or a former Emp (please no relatives or friends).
  5. Your application is not considered complete until all three reference forms are completed and returned. The reference forms are included in the first-time staff packet (returning Emps do not need to provide reference forms).
  6. International Emps must have a Silver Bay Contact Person (for example a former employee, guest, member or YMCA employee that has a Silver Bay connection). Please e-mail us at personnel@silverbay.org with your address and the name of the Silver Bay Contact Person who referred you and we will send you an International Application.

1

Complete an Application Packet. There is a separate procedure dependent upon whether you are a returning Emp, will be a first-time Emp, or are applying as an International Emp.

2

Returning Emps can download a Returning Emp Application, or you can contact us to obtain one by e-mailing your address to personnel@silverbay.org, or calling us at 518-543-8833 ext. 211.

3

First-Time Emps can download a New Emp Application, or you can contact us to obtain one by e-mailing your address to personnel@silverbay.org, or calling us at 518-543-8833 ext. 211.

4

First-time Emps take note: You must be 18 years old or a graduate from high school to work at Silver Bay. You must also provide three references; from either a teacher, minister, employer, or a former Emp (please no relatives or friends).

5

Your application is not considered complete until all three reference forms are completed and returned. The reference forms are included in the first-time staff packet (returning Emps do not need to provide reference forms).

6

International Emps must have a Silver Bay Contact Person (for example a former employee, guest, member or YMCA employee that has a Silver Bay connection). Please e-mail us at personnel@silverbay.org with your address and the name of the Silver Bay Contact Person who referred you and we will send you an International Application.