Camp Division Head for Male Children With Special Needs

NJY Camps

NJY Camps

Camp Division Head for Male Children With Special Needs

Milford, PA
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

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

    Round Lake Camp, a special needs inclusion program, needs a division head to work with male campers ages 12 to 18.

    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.

    • Division heads oversee the needs of the campers in their division and supervise the counselors who work with them.
    • They speak to parents about their campers on a weekly basis.
    • They will work with other staff to create a supportive safe environment.
    • Hands on help with personal skills are not required.

    This is a fabulous experience to connect with special needs kids and expand your leadership skills.

  • Qualifications
    • Experience with children who have special needs

    • Graduate program in Education, Psychology or related field

    • Patience and creativity a must

    • Lifeguard qualifications desired, but agency will certify

    If you have camp age children, talk to us about enrolling them as campers while you work for us.

  • 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!