- Date Posted: October 2, 2023
- Location: Sorrento, Florida
- Company: Easter Seals Florida, Inc
- Salary: $385.00 a week
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Easter Seals Florida, Inc
Pay rates will be $225 for Weekend Camp, $275 for Weekend Camp plus Monday, $350 for Winter Weeklong Camp, $450 for Spring Weeklong Camp, and $385 (per week) for Summer Camp
Do you have a passion for working with individuals with disabilities and special needs? Consider being a Camp Counselor with Easterseals Florida Camp Challenge!! Our fully accessible camp provides adolescents and adults with disabilities and special needs a getaway filled with laughter, friendship and fun! Our camp counselors are a big part of making that happen.
We are currently seeking energetic, motivated and creative individuals to fill our camp counselor positions for our Weekend, Weeklong, and Summer Camps. As a 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.
Choose your adventure. The upcoming camp schedule is below:
Weekend Camp Schedule
- Friday, November 3 to Sunday, November 5, 2023
- Friday, January 12 to Monday, January 15, 2024
- Friday, February 16 to Monday, February 19, 2024
- Friday, April 19 to Sunday, April 21, 2024
- Friday, December 15 to Wednesday, December 20, 2023
- Wednesday, March 13 to Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Summer Camp Schedule
- Sunday, June 2 through Saturday, June 8, 2024 (Summer Staff Training Week)
- Sunday, June 9 through Saturday, June 15, 2024 (Summer Session 1)
- Sunday, June 16 through Friday, June 28, 2024 (Summer Session 2)
- Sunday, June 30 through Friday, July 12, 2024 (Summer Session 3)
- Sunday, July 14 through Wednesday, July 17, 2024 (Summer Session 4)
- Sunday, July 21 through Saturday, July 27, 2024 (Summer Session 5)
- Sunday, July 28 through Saturday, August 3, 2024 (Summer Session 6)
Are you a psychology, social work, physical/speech/occupational therapy, nursing, or other related student looking to gain experience working with adolescents and adults with disabilities? Do you need internship hours, practicum hours or hands-on experience for your major? We can help with that!
- 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 has been rated a 2020, 2021 and 2022 Great Place to Work by our employees! We provide services daily that are leading the way to 100% equity, inclusion and access for people living with disabilities, families and communities. Working at Easterseals is more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to be part of something bigger! If you want to translate your talent, your passion, and your commitment to help people with disabilities, families and the community, you might be exactly what we are looking for.
Easterseals Florida is an AA/EEO employer and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP) (including medical marijuana).
For more information about Camp Challenge, please go to https://eastersealsflorida.e3applicants.com/about-us/camping-and-recreation.
Job Type: Temporary
Pay: $385.00 per week
Work Location: In person