Activities Counselor (Summer 2023)

$300.00 per week stipend, plus room and board (6 nights per week)

Do you have a passion for working with special needs individuals?  Consider being an Activities Counselor with Easterseals Florida Camp Challenge!!  Our fully accessible camp provides adolescents and adults with disabilities and special needs a getaway filled with laughter, friendship and fun!  Our activities counselors are a big part of making that happen. 

We are currently seeking energetic, motivated and creative individuals to fill our activities counselor positions for our 2023 Summer Camp season.  As an activities counselor, you assist campers in recreational activities such as sports, nature, the challenge course, arts and crafts, swimming, talent night, and making s'mores at campfires. 

Come live, work and play out at Camp Challenge for the entire summer or choose your own adventure week.  The upcoming camp schedule is below:

Summer Camp Schedule:

  • June 4 to June 10, 2023 (staff training week)
  • June 11 to June 17, 2023
  • June 18 to June 24, 2023
  • June 25 to July 1, 2023
  • July 2 to July 8, 2023
  • July 9 to July 15, 2023
  • July 16 to July 22, 2023
  • July 23 to July 29, 2023
  • June 4 to July 29, 2023 (entire summer season)

Are you a psychology, social work, physical/speech/occupational therapy, nursing, or other related student looking to gain experience working with adolescents and adults with disabilities?  Do you need internship hours, practicum hours or hands-on experience for your major?  We can help with that! 


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training, and great communication skills
  • Must be at least 17 years old
  • Compassion, energy, and creativity skills
  • Ability to assist in the physical care of our campers including lifting and transferring
  • CPR and First Aid are preferred, but training will be provided
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Being ready and able to work one of the hardest, yet one of the most rewarding, jobs in your life

Easterseals Florida has been rated a 2020, 2021 and 2022 Great Place to Work by our employees! We provide services daily that are leading the way to 100% equity, inclusion and access for people living with disabilities, families and communities. Working at Easterseals is more than just a job - it's an opportunity to be part of something bigger! If you want to translate your talent, your passion, and your commitment to help people with disabilities, families and the community, you might be exactly what we are looking for.

Easterseals Florida is an AA/EEO employer and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP) (including medical marijuana).