Summer Camp Counselor 2021

$325.00 per week stipend (plus room and board)

Are you looking for a Great Place to Work this summer?  Easterseals Florida, voted 2020 Great Place to Work by staff is seeking energetic, motivated and creative individuals to fill our summer camp counselor positions for our 2021 summer camp season at Camp Challenge in Sorrento, Florida.  Easterseals Florida Camp Challenge provides adults and children 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.

As a summer camp 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.  Additionally, you assist with the personal care needs of some of our campers, such as assisting with meals, bathing, dressing, toileting, sensory needs, and helping manage difficult behaviors.  A full week of training will be provided.  Summer camp 2021 will be approximately 7 weeks starting in June, 2021.

COVID-19 Considerations: All staff are required to wear masks and follow our COVID Safety & Sanitation Guidelines.

What We Value:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Great communication skills
  • Compassion, energy and creativity
  • Ability to assist in the physical care of our campers including lifting and transferring
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with people with diverse abilities and backgrounds
  • 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 an AA/EEO employer and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP).