The Arc of Essex County is the premier service provider for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Northern New Jersey. We are currently hiring Camp Counselors to join our team for the summer of 2021.
Camp Hope is a seven week summer day camp program, in East Hanover for campers with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Operating since 1956, camp runs Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, starting In late June and ending in August. Camp Hope has been providing traditional camp activities including supervised swimming and outdoor fun with modified sports, arts & crafts and music. While enjoying these activities, attention is also given to daily living skills, peer interaction, socialization skills and developing appropriate behaviors.
· Previous experience working with children and/or adults with developmental disabilities preferred.
All staff will be trained in CPR/1st Aid as well as other mandated trainings.