Day Camp Counselor - The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenge

 

3/14/2019

Agency Name: The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenge

Address: 815 S. UTICA AVE.

Website Address: http://www.tulsacenter.org/

Contact Name: Kelly Evans

Job Inquiry Phone: 918-794-4526

Job Inquiry Email: kevans@tulsacenter.org

Job Opening Title: Day Camp Counselor

Job Opening Description:
Camp Get Centered is a Summer Day Camp for youth with physical challenges. We will have nine one-week camps with various themes each week. Campers must have a primary diagnosis of a physical disability and have independent skills of daily living including feeding and toileting. Camp activities can include adaptive sports & recreation, art, indoor climbing wall, swimming, yoga, group games & initiatives, field trips, and more. The goal of Camp Get Centered is to provide an opportunity for youth with physical challenges to increase awareness of and actively participate in recreational and leisure activities, while building friendships and a social network. The camper to staff ratio is 3:1.

Job Opening Basic Qualifications: Must be 18 years or older
 Willingness to learn
 Maturity, good moral character, and integrity
 Communicate effectively, both written and verbally
 Monitor the safety and well-being of campers
 Model appropriate behavior and use positive behavior-modification techniques

Job Description Summary: Commit to working the full 9 weeks of camp: June 3-August 2, as well as in-person orientation week, May 28-31.
Daily time commitment of Monday-Friday 8:00a-4:30p (arrival)or 8:30a-5:00p (pick-up).
Pursuing or possessing a degree in recreation therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, education, social work, or related field. 
Desire and ability to work with children and adolescents with physical disabilities

Application Deadline: 4/30/2019

Additional Information:  CPR/First Aid Certified-there will be scheduled training for camp staff. 
You can attend that training at no cost, or one of your own choosing at your own expense
 Pass background check
 Complete SafeSport Training

 

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