Counselor (16) Description of Position: This position will split time between the two roles. This position will work closely with one other designated program area and cabins. When not assigned to a program area, this position will work as a cabin counselor/direct care support. The Cabin Counselor position involves working hands-on with children and adults with disabilities. Cabin Counselors will live in the cabins with participants and will be responsible for assisting participants, to whatever degree necessary, with their activities of daily living. Cabin counselors will also assist participants, on an as needed basis, in program areas (waterfront, creative arts, camp outs, etc). Documentation will be kept on all of the above, for which cabin counselors are highly responsible.
Position Pre-requisites: 1. Interest in working with people with disabilities and other various user groups 2. Ability to serve as a role model for all participants. 3. Current Lifeguard, First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Waterfront module certifications are preferred.
* Dare to Care Charities provides will provide all necessary training.
Dare to Care Charities is an extremely diverse and dynamic organization that has been providing programs for over nearly 40 years. DtCC offers unsurpassed experiences and opportunities in a wide range of positions. All positions are based on a weekly salary which is dependent upon the position and experience. Room and partial board is supplied during the contracted period. Board is supplied when staff person is working with a partnership group, rental group and with DtCC’s program. Competitive Camp Salaries which are based on position and experience! 2010 Staffing and Program Dates: June 6th – June 16th, Staff Training June 18th, In-service on Williams Syndrome June 19th - August 7th Summer Camp Program Staff is required to attend the training program. Housing is provided for the duration of employment. Meals are provided only during program, i.e. while working with a program to which one has been assigned. Most meals will be provided during the training program, but some meals will still be the responsibility of the employee. Since DtCC operates on a seven day per week schedule, days working may vary. All staff residing on the property of DtCC must be 18 years of age.
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