STRIVE Camp Counselor

Description:
Camp STRIVE provides tween, teens and young adults with intellectual disabilities, ages 11-24, with a supportive, safe, and active program during school vacations and throughout the summer. During each camp session, campers participate in activities including cooking, community trips, arts and crafts, games and physical fitness and of course social time! Campers are supported at all times by professional staff who have completed PSL’s full training and are certified Direct Support Professionals. We offer free certification/training at our on-site professional development center!

This is a full time position during the summer months, shifts will be day time hours Monday-Friday

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a fun, safe and educational environment to campers at all times
  • Engage in fun camp activities with participants, motivating and encouraging individuals as needed. Examples of activities include beach trips, amusement parks, zoos, museums, games, sports etc.
  • Provide transportation to and from community events
  • Planning and overseeing activities both in our camp center and in the community

Requirements:

  • We are looking for a fun, creative, responsible, independent individual who is looking to have a great summer.
  • High school diploma is required, 2 years or more of college is preferred.
  • Driver’s License, reliable vehicle and clean driving record required.
  • Direct Support Professional certification and experience preferred but not required
  • This is an exciting and fun opportunity open to everyone; PSL Services/STRIVE is an equal opportunity employer.

PSL Services/STRIVE is an equal opportunity employer.

Type: 
Full Time, Temporary
Location: 
South Portland