Counselors for Therapeutic Summer Day Camp – Camp Attaway

Camp Attaway (http://campattaway.org/) is an award winning three-week therapeutic summer day camp offered to children (ages 7-13) with emotional and behavioral disorders.

Camp Attaway’s mission is to nurture the mind, body, and spirit of children who are missing out on fun, friendship, success, and achievement because of difficulties managing their emotions and behaviors. Activities include: swimming, sports, learning games, rock climbing, arts & crafts, nature and drama. A  2:1 ratio of campers to staff is maintained at all times.

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS for COUNSELORS

Preferred Qualifications. Experience in management of behavior for children especially those with serious emotional or behavioral disorders. Experience in a special education or therapeutic setting. Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams. Experience in programming daily activities for children’s groups. Bachelor’s degree preferred or advanced courses in special education, child psychology, therapeutic recreation, or equivalent.  Camp experience preferred. CPR, first aid and QBS training are provided.

Job Duties.  Responsible for safety, fun and well being of children. Implementing daily camp programming. Behavioral data collection. Meet daily for planning with Program Director and Clinical Director. Communicate with parents of campers as needed before, during, and after camp session. Provide input to written summaries of children’s progress reports. Complete program evaluations.

Dates of employment:     Staff Training:  June 24-June 27;                                           Children’s Camp Program: June 28 – July 19, Monday through Friday.                                       Staff Wrap-up July 22.

Times:  Staff hours 8am-4pm;   Children’s hours 9am-3pm

Salary:  Commensurate with training and experience.

For more information:

 Saul N. Lieberman, Ph.D.

Camp Director

email:  slieberman@campattaway.org             

Tel. 410 730-2633

 

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