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Camp Counselor (Summer)

The Woodlands Foundation Wexford, PA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $3,000 Yearly
  • Part-Time
Job Description

Do you want to gain Leadership, Communication, Critical Thinking Skills and Creativity all in a FUN camp environment?

Look no further than The Woodlands!!

We also accept INTERNSHIPS!

The Woodlands counselor ensures that participants have FUN while residing in a clean, healthy, and safe environment. Counselors remain on campus overnight during all Woodlands camps.

Let's enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities and chronic illness together!

Counselors Will (while having fun):

· Fulfill all personal care needs of assigned participants during the duration of Woodlands programming.

· Provide adequate supervision at all times.

· Utilize high energy to engage camper participation in all activities.

· Provide support to campers in assisting them with recreational activities such as; music, art, nature, sports, mind, body, spirit and cooking. (We also have an adapted zip line AND archery range!)

· HAVE FUN!

All Staff are Expected To (while having fun):

· Provide individualized adaptations, accommodations, and modifications based on participant needs.

· Demonstrate clear understanding of all Woodlands policies and procedures.

· Maintain participant confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA.

· Serve as a role model to campers while maintaining positive professional relationships with all Woodlands staff members, participants, families, and guests.

· Possess and demonstrate enthusiasm and positivity towards all Woodlands staff members, participants, families, guests and assigned or scheduled tasks and activities.

· Willingly adjust to changing priorities or conditions.

· Perform all other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (while having fun):

· Must be at least 18 years of age.

· PA Acts 33/34/73/31 upon hire.

· Unexpired CPR/ First Aid/ AED certification upon hire.

· Ability to pass a Drug Screening.

· Ability to ascending and descend slopes and transverse a variety of indoor and outdoor settings and uneven terrains.

· Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions and in swimming pools up to eight (8) feet deep.

· Ability to safely, securely and frequently lift up to 50 lbs.

Company Description
The Woodlands is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with disability and chronic illness. Using its fully accessible and barrier-free facilities, the Woodlands’ programs enable participants to experience social, cultural, environmental, recreational and spiritual growth. Serenely nestled in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, the Woodlands’ 52-acre site features: an indoor heated pool, 48-bed lodge, dining hall, creative arts and computer lab, activity center, camping area, sports court, nature trail, adapted zip line, amphitheater, adapted kitchen, adapted archery range, and a par-3 adapted golf course. The Woodlands sponsors a variety of programs and is also available year-round to other organizations that serve individuals with special needs.
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The Woodlands Foundation

Why Work Here?
Help change the lives of individuals with disabilities and chronic illness in a FUN Camp Setting!

The Woodlands is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with disability and chronic illness. Using its fully accessible and barrier-free facilities, the Woodlands’ programs enable participants to experience social, cultural, environmental, recreational and spiritual growth. Serenely nestled in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, the Woodlands’ 52-acre site features: an indoor heated pool, 48-bed lodge, dining hall, creative arts and computer lab, activity center, camping area, sports court, nature trail, adapted zip line, amphitheater, adapted kitchen, adapted archery range, and a par-3 adapted golf course. The Woodlands sponsors a variety of programs and is also available year-round to other organizations that serve individuals with special needs. See More

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134 Shenot Road

Wexford, PA
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