Two-year-old Davian, who has Down Syndrome, is becoming more independent thanks to the hard work of staff at Dorothy Spainhour Child Development Center. He is feeding himself, following directions and interacting with classmates!
"I expected it to be life-changing, but it has changed my life in none of the ways I expected. I learned a lot about parenting, management, communication, perseverance, and positivity. I learned more at camp than I ever thought I would." Jacob
Want a fun and rewarding summer job? Summer positions include (age 18+):
Learn who our campers are what we do on our Campers pageWhy work at Camp Easterseals UCP?
Make a DIFFERENCE!
Gain valuable experience
Learn about people with disabilities
Spend a summer outside...in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains
Create lifelong friends
Experience is not necessary. What we're looking for in staff:
Minimum of 18 years of age
Have compassion and patience
Are physically and cognitively able to supervise campers and assist with their personal care needs
Act ethically and honestly
Desire to make a positive difference in the lives of others
Working a summer at Camp Easterseals UCP has often been referred as a life changing experience. That's because it is unlike any other job you have ever had.
You'll work hard -- very hard. You'll work long hours. You'll miss having some privacy and test your emotional and physical limits. So what happened to all that fun in the sun? It's still there.
You'll fill with pride every time you and your camper learn and experience new things. You'll laugh -- a lot! You'll discover you are capable of so much more than you ever realized. You'll make lifelong friends and in the end you'll be VERY glad you came! Where does the magic happen?900 Camp Easter Seals Rd.New Castle VA firstname.lastname@example.org