Camp Counselor
Company:
Camp Easterseals UCP VA
Location:
Salem, VA, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Camp Counselor

Description of Camp:

Camp Easter Seals UCP Virginia is located about forty-five minutes northwest of Roanoke in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains. We offer children and adults with disabilities the opportunity to enjoy wide variety of fun and challenging activities in a unique and supportive camp atmosphere. Our campers have a variety of disabilities including autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and several other physical and intellectual disabilities. The summer ends with a week for families that have a child with a disability. The campers seem to have a lasting impression on the staff.


Job Description:

To help contribute to camp�s unique and supportive atmosphere we are seeking camp counselors and program specialist for summer employment. Camp counselors supervise and care for the campers� personal needs as well as lead and assist campers with camp activities. Program Specialist plan, implement various camp activities, and assist counselors with camper care and supervision. Camp counselors and Program Specialist come from around the country and world to work at camp. Many of the staff have described their experience at camp as �Life Changing!�


We are seeking specialist for the following:

- Program Director*
- Aquatics (lifeguards)*
- Adventure (camping, nature, ropes course)*
- Performing Arts
- Arts and Crafts
- Horseback Riding*
- Adaptive Sports

*Experience or Certification Required


Requirements:

- Minimum of 18 years of age
- Have compassion and patience
- Be physically and cognitively able to supervise camper and assist with their personal care
- Be able to lift at least 50 lbs on a daily basis
- Act ethically and honestly
- Desire to make a positive difference in the lives of others.


For more information please visit our website (www.campeastersealsucp.com) or contact us by email (camp@eastersealsucp.org).
To apply: (http://easterseealsucpvirginia.campbrainstaff.com/)