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Fall Camp Counselor 2014

Posted 2014-06-27
At a Glance –

Company:
Camp Courageous of Iowa
12007 190th Street; P. O. Box 418
Monticello, Iowa

Job Type:
Job (Full-Time)

Job Description

FALL, 2014 SEASONAL STAFF & YEAR-ROUND STAFF NEEDED
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.
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.
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.

Hours: Full-Time
Type: Job

Contact

Jeanne Muellerleile
319-465-5916
jeanne@campcourageous.org

Company Description

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.

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