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Support Counselor (Hillside/Clearpool Summer Camp)
Job Code:2017-743
Location:Hillside and Clearpool Camps
Department:Hillside and Clearpool Camps
Status:Temporary/Seasonal (time/period specific)
  
Job Responsibilities:

The Support Counselor will be responsible for offering social and emotional support of one specific child with special needs throughout the day and camp season Monday through Friday. The Support Counselor will help the child transition, engage and participate in all typical summer camp activities such as hiking, arts and crafts, music, boating, ecological and forestry studies, orienteering, ropes and challenge courses, swimming and other nature-based outdoor activities. The child will need assistance in a number of areas such as but not limited to changing clothes for swimming, transitioning to different camp activities, and socializing. This is a rewarding position and a chance to make a difference in life of a camper.    

***Candidates for this position can submit a request for room and board. Housing requests will be considered for those that are 21+ and that demonstrate a need for room and board for the duration of their appointment

 

Job Qualifications:

Minimumof a High School Diploma is required, Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degreepreferred. Person must have experience working with children with specialneeds. Experience particularly working with children on the Autism spectrum aplus. This position requires a very structured and nurturing individual who isable  to respond to inappropriate behavior with great patience and understanding.

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