Overnight Summer Camp Counselor

$325.00 per week (plus room and board)

Are you looking forward to Summer 2019?  We sure are!!  We are looking forward to providing the best summer camp ever to our campers!! 

Easter Seals Florida Camp Challenge provides children and adults with disabilities and special needs a summer getaway filled with laughter, friendship and fun.  Our summer camp counselors are a big part of making that happen.  We are currently seeking energetic, motivated and creative individuals to fill our summer camp counselor positions for the 2019 summer camp season.

The summer camp counselors assist campers in recreational activities such as sports, archery, the challenge course, arts and crafts, swimming, talent night, and making s'mores at campfires.  Additionally, the counselors assist with the personal care needs of our campers.  Training is provided.

The summer camp counselor positions are overnight residential positions where you stay at camp for approximately seven weeks (from June 2, 2019 to July 21, 2019).

Working at Easterseals Florida Camp Challenge 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.

DUTIES:

  • Develop positive relationships with campers that enhance the camping experience and ensure that campers feel safe and cared for
  • Help campers create and plan activities in the cabin for talent night, skits, and other programs
  • Ensure camper safety and wellbeing at all times.
  • Provide assistance to campers with bathing, toileting, feeding, and other personal care
  • Engage and assist campers with a high level of energy and enthusiasm during activities including swimming, arts and crafts, the challenge course, sports and games, and evening programs
  • Assist with maintaining the cleanliness of cabins and the camp grounds
  • Live and play at Camp! - During the seven week summer camp period, you will essentially live at camp… sleeping in the cabins on property


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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 18 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 is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Candidates are subject to all required background checks & drug testing procedures in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act.