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Camp Counselor for Children With Special Needs

NJY Camps

NJY Camps

Camp Counselor for Children With Special Needs

Milford, PA
  • Responsibilities

    Do you want to experience the rewards of working with special needs children? Do you want to work outdoors on a beautiful campus under the guidance of special needs professional staff?

    Round Lake Camp, a special needs inclusion program, needs counselors to supervise and live with male campers ages 7 to 17.

    Our 140 campers live in bunks with other special needs campers and program with our larger typical camper population at Camp Nah-Jee-Wah and Cedar Lake Camp throughout the day.

    Our special needs campers have learning differences, social communication disorders and ADHD. Counselors will participate and engage with campers in their daily activities.

    They will work with other staff to create a supportive safe environment. Hands on help with personal skills is not required.

    This is a fabulous experience to connect with kids and develop leadership skills needed to work with special needs populations.

  • Qualifications
    • Experience with children who have special needs

    • College students studying Education, Psychology or related field preferred, but not required.

    • Patience and creativity a must

  • Desired skills

    Lifeguard qualifications desired, but agency will certify

  • Compensation
    Determined by age and experience
  • Industry
    Leisure, Travel and Tourism
  • About Us

    NJY Camps is the largest overnight Jewish camping organization in North America. Our seven overnight camps offer high level sports, arts and STEM programs on two beautiful campuses in Pennsylvania. Our staff come from all over the US as well as many countries. We offer opportunities to lead while enhancing individual skills. If you like to work with kids and enjoy the outdoors, we would love to hear from you!