employment
 

Employment

Silver Bay YMCA is a 116-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

 

Benefits include: YMCA Retirement, Family Membership, Shared Gratuity

 

Food Service: Create culinary memories. Must be able to work weekends and flexible shifts, the ability to cross-train a plus. Download an application at www.silverbay.org and send to Chet Lastowski at clastowski@silverbay.org

  • Lead Cook, Cooks and Prep-Cooks
  • Servers
  • Utility

 

Gift Shop Clerk: Want to work in a small, unique gift shop in a beautiful setting?  Silver Bay is seeking a person with excellent people skills who has the ability to work effectively with a diverse customer base and provide excellent assistance to customers in the Silver Bay Gift Shop.  Individual must be able to operate Point of Sale system.  This seasonal position must be able to work weekdays, weekends and holidays.  Retail sales experience preferred.  Download an application at www.silverbay.org and send to: Sue Mctyier at smctyier@silverbay.org.

 

Hospitality Services:  Make a great first impression. Must be able to work weekends and flexible shifts. Valid driver’s license a plus.  Download an application at www.silverbay.org and send to: Trisha Winchell at twinchell@silverbay.org.

  • Housekeepers
  • Laundry Attendant

 

Front Desk Associates: Energetic, bright, outgoing individual who enjoys working with people in a fast paced environment.  Looking to fill all shifts including 7a-3p, 3p-11p and 11p-7a.  Must have some computer skills and be able to work weekends.  Valid driver’s license a plus. Download an application at www.silverbay.org and send to: Karyn Ryan at kryan@silverbay.org.

 

Utility/Security: Independent worker with excellent customer service skills and the ability to problem solve.  Patrols the campus, responds to guests concerns, maintenance/housekeeping issues, and medical emergencies.  Must be able to work weekends and night/overnight shifts, have a valid driver’s license and CPR/AED certification or the ability to be trained.  Download an application at www.silverbay.org and send to: Trisha Winchell at twinchell@silverbay.org.

SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT (with housing)

Information and Applications

Application Booklet 2018_NEW STAFF

Application Booklet 2018_RETURNING STAFF

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. Information Booklet EMP 2017 (2018 Booklet Coming Soon!) 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

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Housekeeping Route Supervisor: Create a welcoming environment by working with and overseeing a team and managing the details.  Must be able to work weekends and flexible shifts. Valid driver’s license a must. Send applications to twinchell@silverbay.org.

Spiritual Life Intern: Housing and meals included. Click here to read more!

Conference Sales and Services Coordinator: Conference Coordinator job description (2)

Year Round Part Time

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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.