YMCA Day Camp Reference Check

Dear Reference,

The applicant who has listed you as a reference is applying for a position with the YMCA of Niagara Day Camps.

Camp staff work closely with campers; they are expected to share in the leadership of camp, particularly by serving as positive role models. The applicant, if selected, will need to work in a group environment, communicate clearly with campers and peers, participate in activities, and follow safety guidelines to ensure success for participants.

Please complete this form to the best of your knowledge; it will help us make the best possible decision concerning the applicant. Your candid assessment of his/her suitability for working with children is essential. All references are strictly confidential; we do not share them with the applicant.

If we require any additional information or have questions about your responses, we will reach out to you at the phone number you provide below.

Thank you for taking the time to be a reference!


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Demonstrate concern for health and safety
Their ability to problem solve and deal with challenging situations
Guide, motivate and inspire others
Give direction to groups with various skills and talents
Take appropriate risks when required
Involve others in discussion, planning and implementing
Act as a personal role model
Share a leadership role with others
Be dependable and reliable
Relate to others (peers and customers) on the job