Summer Camp Counselor 2022

$340.00 per week stipend, plus room and board

Summer Camp Counselor

Are you a psychology, social work, physical/speech/occupational therapy, nursing, or other related student looking to gain experience working with children and adults with disabilities?  Do you need practicum hours or hands-on experience for your major?  Consider being a Summer Camp Counselor with Easterseals Florida Camp Challenge!!  Our fully accessible camp 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 2022 summer camp season. 

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.  The summer camp counselor positions are overnight residential positions where you stay at camp from June 5, 2022 to August 5, 2022.

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