Special Needs Counselor

URJ Camp George - Parry Sound, ON (30+ days ago)

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URJ Camp George, a residential children's camp in Parry Sound, Ontario is looking for camp staff to support campers in our special needs program from July 28-August 16. We are looking for staff with:

  • experience with working with kids with special needs, including ASD (ideal but not mandatory)
  • experience handling non aggressive behaviours and tantrums (ideal but not mandatory)
  • experience in a summer camp setting (as a camper or staff)
  • willingness to live communally with campers and other staff
  • empathy, patience, a sense of humour, willingness to learn, ability to work as part of a team
  • confidence as a swimmer and around open water
  • willingness to participate in camp activities such as biking, swimming, camping overnight, sports, water activities, etc.

For more information about the Camp George program visit www.campgeorge.org

Job Type: Contract