Inclusion Counselor

Fantastic Experience as an Inclusion Counselor at a Scenic Summer Camp!

Sponsoring YMCA

Phantom Lake YMCA Camp Inc.

Location

Mukwonago, WI 53149-9535

Camp Information

Phantom Lake Camp
S110W30240 YMCA Camp Rd
Mukwonago, WI 53149

Camp Description

Phantom Lake YMCA Camp has been providing positive experiences for children from across the country since 1896. At Phantom Lake YMCA Camp your child will develop new friendships, experience new activities, tap their creativity and increase their awareness of the world around them. Our campers grow in self-confidence, learn to work cooperatively with others, and improve their sense of responsibility and independence. These traits help a young person to be happier and more successful all year long.

Job Description

Counselors are the backbone of the staff. Counselors live in a tent with campers. They are responsible for the leadership and supervision of the tent group. Counselors are also assigned to a specific program area based on having appropriate skill levels, aptitude and current certifications. In program areas, responsibilities include lesson plans, inventories, daily class instruction, issuing awards and certificates, maintaining the program area and complete program reports. Seasonal position summer 2021, employment June 2021 - August 2021.

Qualifications

What we are looking for:

Individual at least 18years old. MUST LOVE WORKING WITH KIDS. This is a live in position. Must be organized, patient and enthusiastic. Be able to handle many different types of camper situations and think on your feet.

Essential Functions

This person is responsible for assisting the Inclusion Program Director(s) with special needs campers. The needs these campers may have but not limited to physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioral needs. This person shall possess proven leadership skills and will preferably have previous experience working with children with special needs. Must possess the ability and desire to work with children, and have excellent organizational and communication skills, as well. Must also assist in regular camp counseling responsibilities and willing to counsel all campers when needed. Must exhibit: integrity, adaptability, enthusiasm, and respect.

Required Certifications

Required Certifications:First aid, CPR, and AED. American Heart Association or Red Cross preferred. Can be acquired at camp.

Room and board provided

Yes

How to Apply

Apply Online

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