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Camp Counselor  - Please contact Listing ID: 1371266

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, Nashville, Tennessee, United States 37103

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Listing Began: 3/13/18
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Respite, Day and Resident Camp Counselor
Easter Seals 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.
Department: Easter Seals Tennessee Camp
Function: Camp Counselor is the primary caregiver for each camper.
Job Type: Part-Time Employee
Hours: Respite Weekend - Friday, Saturday and Sunday once a month. Day Camp is Monday – Friday, Overnight Camp is Sunday – Friday.
Positions Available: 20
Gay Bruner, Director of Camp and Respite, 615-292-6640 ext 13 or email
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.
• Must be 18 years of age.
• CPR/First Aid certification preferred but not required.
• Desire to work with children and adults with disabilities.
• Previous camping experience is a plus but not required.
• Experience in providing care for individuals with mild to profound disabilities or an interest in gaining this type of experience.
Camp Location: All Respite Weekends, 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 Respite Weekends and Resident Camp Sessions. During Day Camp the Counselor is required to work from approximately 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Must be available May 15 – August19


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