Job Opportunity:Camp Connect Counselor

Job Description

Camp Connect is a two-weeks day camp for youth ages 2-10 who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Camp Connect is hosted by the YMCA of Saginaw and is designed in collaboration with the Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority. Our goal is to provide a day camp that is fun, engaging, and safe for children to attend. Camp activities and structure are designed to meet the needs of youth who are on the autism spectrum.

Job Summary:         

Camp Connect Counselors will supervise and implement Fun-tivities in a setting designed to provide children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) a safe, fun, and enriching place of inclusiveness and mindful of their needs. The Camp Connect Counselors live out the YMCA mission, vision, and values. This is a partnership with Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority and runs for two-weeks from:

Week One (2-5 y/o)
Date: Monday, June 21st to Thursday, June 24th, 2021
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Week Two (6-10 y/0)
Date: Monday, June 28th to Thursday, July 1st, 2021
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Essential Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Required: A fun, inclusive, and engaging personality is a MUST!
  • Required: Current CPR-PR/AED and First Aid certification; a special training will be required for all camp employees before start of camp.
  • Required: Relevant experience and/or related certifications in education, recreation, or other youth work specific to the special needs of youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

For more information, please email Manuel Rivera @ mrivera@saginawymca.org.

Part Time (2 weeks day camp – 58 hours total)
Compensation: $17.25/hr

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