Fall Camp Counselor 2014

Industry: 
Non-Profit
Classification: 
Full-time
Company: 
Camp Courageous of Iowa,
12007 190th Street,
P. O. Box 418
Monticello,
Iowa
52310
Contact Person: 
Jeanne Muellerleile
Contact E-mail Address: 
jeanne@campcourageous.org
Contact Phone Number: 
(319) 4655916
Description/Responsibilities: 
Camp Courageous of Iowa is a year-round recreational and respite care facility for individuals with disabilities. Campers with mental and physical disabilities, head injuries, hearing or visual impairments, autism and other special needs are served. Volunteer positions, internships, and paid positions are available. Volunteers and interns receive an optional stipend of $25.00 each week plus room and board, and a restricted medical plan. Paid counselors and activity specialists receive the best employment package around. Seasonal staff earn $400/week while year-round staff earn $525-575/week. Room and board are provided which includes a new air-conditioned staff dormitory affording separate living quarters from the campers. Staff share cabin duty on a rotating basis. Other benefits include a restricted medical plan for seasonal staff and health insurance for year-round staff. International applications need to have a current J-1 visa through the end of October. Year-round positions begin the first day of the fall season and require at least a one-year commitment. Candidates for year-round positions must have previous experience with individuals with disabilities. Seasonal positions are for one or more season. Feel free to apply on line by accessing our website at www.campcourageous.org. ALL CAMPERS IN THE FALL ARE ADULTS Dates: August 20 to November 21, 2014. This includes staff training. Weekly sessions are from Monday through Friday. POSITIONS: Counselors For more information contact: Jeanne Muellerleile, CCD Camp Courageous of Iowa 12007 190th Street P.O. Box 418 Monticello, IA 52310-0418 319-465-5916 ext. 2300 Fax: 319-465-5919 E-mail: jeanne@campcourageous.org www.campcourageous.org Camp Courageous is a tobacco free environment.
Requirements/Qualifications: 
Working with adults with disabilities is often a very real challenge. Campers may need help with personal care including feeding, dressing, and toileting. Some campers exhibit behavior problems. Patience, energy, good judgment and enthusiasm are important attributes for a position at Camp Courageous. The hours are long. An unselfish attitude and an emphasis on teamwork are needed. Staff members are expected to put the campers’ needs before their own. If you possess these skills, consider applying for a position.
Application Instructions: 
Feel free to apply by accessing the camp's website. www.campcourageous.org