Summer Camp Day Camp Counselor

Summer Camp Day Camp Counselor

Qualifications:

Desire and ability to work with children with special needs
Ability to accept supervision and guidance
Ability to display a mature, professional standard
Ability to work as a team/cooperate with staff and other professionals
Exhibit the ability to place needs of the campers above their own
Enthusiasm, flexibility, patience, adaptability
18 years of age or older
Ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds regularly and repeatedly
Physically able to accompany campers to any camp activity
Physically able to push or manipulate wheelchairs as needed
Physically able to life, pivot and transfer campers with assistance

Position Duties:

To assume responsibility for and identify and meet camper needs
Report Directly to Head Counselor, Program Coordinators, Variety Administration
Work in a team with campers and other staff (1 to 3 ratio)
Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving in the group (i.e. adapting activities as necessary for
campers and ensuring camper participation in activities)
Develop opportunities for meaningful social interaction between campers and staff, and campers and peers.
Provide opportunities for the group so that each individual experiences success during camp.
Help each camper meet the goals established by the camp for camper development:
Assist campers with daily living skills as appropriate (toileting, dressing/changing, personal hygiene, feeding,
lifting/transfers)
Complete cabin/team and camp-wide tasks assigned by cabin and team leaders.
Support programmers and campers during activities as directed.
Assume responsibility for health and welfare of campers entrusted to his/her charge
Guide campers in emergency procedures and health and safety regulations

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $10.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

Send resumes to Nicholas.Larcinese@varietyphila.org.

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