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Weekend, Day and/or Resident Camp Counselor

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Camp summer staff employment begins Sunday, May 13 and runs through Friday, August 10. We are open Memorial Day and July 4.

Easterseals Tennessee Camp has been providing recreation and camping services for people with disabilities since 1959. A camp counselor must want to make a difference in a camper's life. Hard working, talented, enthusiastic, positive attitude, patience, understanding, high ideals, maturity, and good judgment are some of the characteristics we find most important in a successful camp counselor.


Details-  Winter Camp Office

Address: 750 Old Hickory Blvd, 2-260
Located in: Brentwood, TN 37027
Function: Camp Counselor is the primary caregiver for each camper.
Job Type: Part-Time Employee
Hours: Weekend Camp- Friday-Sunday once a month. Day Camp is Monday-Friday, Resident Camp is Sunday-Friday.
Positions Available: 12

Contact

Gay Bruner, Director of Camp, 615-292-6640 ext 2 or email gbruner@eastersealstn.com.

Description

The Camp Counselor is responsible for the direction, supervision and organization of campers in their group. Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff. Be a role model to campers and staff in attitude and behavior. Assist in activities of daily living, such as toileting, bathing, ambulating, transfers, feeding and dressing.

Qualifications:

Camp Location

All Weekend, Day and Resident Camp Sessions are held at YMCA Camp Widjiwagan, 3088 Smith Springs Road, Antioch, TN 37013.

Requirements:

The Camp Counselor is required to be on site 24 hours a day during Weekends Friday 4:00pm - Sunday 11:00am. and Resident Camp Sessions Sunday 3:00pm - Friday 3:00pm. During Day Camp, the Counselor is required to work from approximately 7:30am-5:30pm Monday - Friday. Applicants must pass drug screen, as well as, a background check.

Transportation to day camp is offered from limited sites. Housing and meals are provided during staff training May 13 - 18 and during adult resident camp July 29 - August 10.

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