Counselor - Camp Alsing - OT, Speech, Ed Techs

Camp Alsing | Rome, ME

Posted Date 8/31/2017
Description

Cabin Counselor - Camp Alsing

Camp Alsing is an overnight summer camp in Maine for kids, ages 9-15, with high functioning autism and other social communication challenges.  We help campers expand their boundaries in a traditional camp environment.

At Alsing, we we have high expectations of our staff, and in return, we commit to providing staff with solid training and the opportunity to have a transformative summer experience that will impact them both personally and professionally.

Being a camp counselor is exhausting and incredibly rewarding. Counselors are both mentors and role models for campers. They live in a semi-private area of the cabin with a co-counselor, near their group of approximately 8 campers.  Counselors eat meals with the campers, travel to activities with and guide campers throughout the day.

 Training and Experience                   

  • Some experience working with school-age children with high functioning autism/asperger’s required
  • Summer camp experience preferred

Essential Functions

  • Creating a fun, exciting environment of activities and learning that inspire community, flexibility and growth.  
  • Uses training provided by Camp Alsing to help children grow in their social abilities and skills.
  • Facilitate the development of a connected, engaged cabin group
  • Manages, with assistance from the other camp leaders, the daily schedule of activities for camp.
  • On-site for the 2 week camp session, July 9-23, 2017
  • Participation in 2-3 day on-site staff training prior to camp session.

Room and Board provided, salary commensurate with experience.  Internships and field work opportunities available.

To apply, click here: http://campalsing.com/counselors/apply/

For questions contact Camp Director, Emily Chaleff, emily@campalsing.com, 207-805-4155

 

Job Type
Teacher - Special Education | Educational Technician II | Counselor | Social Worker | Teacher - Elementary Level | Teacher - Middle School Level | Teacher - High School Level | Educational Technician III | Ed Tech | Summer Camps Staff | Occupational Therapist | Speech-Language Pathologist
Job Location (County)
Kennebec

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