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We are currently seeking applicants for the following position: Senior Camp Counselor/Intern (paid). Scroll down for details!

SENIOR CAMP COUNSELORS/INTERNS (PAID)

Camp Geronimo is a summer day camp for children ages 6-12 with disabilities located on a 17-acre farm in West Chester, PA in and around a barn that is wheelchair accessible.  Up to 16 children per week are paired with their own counselor (you!) providing them with one-on-one support.  Animal-assisted and nature-based activities are a unique aspect of camp and allow children to work on individual goals in a safe and secure environment. We are seeking to fill 8 positions.

Selected candidates for these positions will:

  • Assist the Camp Director and Assistant Director in the execution of daily camp activities
  • Ensure the safety of assigned camper, providing one-to-one supervision at all times
  • Assist assigned camper in achieving individual goals throughout each day, actively engaging in camp activities with camper
  • Maintain the highest level of safety for all campers, staff, and animals
  • Maintain a clean and organized camp setting including but not limited to (loft, picnic area, bathrooms, and supply room)
  • With direction from the Camp Director/Assistant Director, assist with the set up and break down of all activities; beginning of day and end of day tasks; communication of daily activity plans and participation to parents/guardians.
  • Assist other camp counselors with their questions and concerns and use previous work experience to troubleshoot issues that arise
  • Follow directions and fulfill requests from Camp Director and Assistant Camp Director

Qualifications:

  • Must be comfortable working with children with various disabilities and working with animals
  • Must be flexible, open to new learning and maintain a positive attitude
  • Must actively participate in mandatory training sessions offered on a Saturday or Sunday prior to the start of Camp
  • Must be available to work all six weeks (or have Director’s Approval to work less than 6 weeks)
  • Must submit a completed application, resume and 2 references
  • Must have completed PA State Police Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse Clearance, and FBI Fingerprinting Clearance.
  • Must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

2022 summer camp hours are 8am – 2:30pm. Camp weeks are:

June 20 – June 24, 2022
June 27 – July 1, 2022
July 18 – July 22, 2022
July 25 – July 29, 2022
August 2 – August 6, 2021

Applications received by 3/30/2022 will receive priority consideration.

Job Type: Part time, Temporary
Salary: $10/hour minimum
Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends
  • Day shift

To apply, email a letter of interest, two references and your resume to [email protected] or visit Indeed.com

 

The Barn at Spring Brook Farm is an EOE + ADA compliant organization.