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Camp Counselor for children with Special Needs
JCC of Stamford
1035 Newfield Ave
Stamford, CT 06905

Principal Responsibilities:

Day Camps@The J's Inclusion program, Hand in Hand, provides children grades Pre-K - 8 with the ability to develop positive relationships, appropriate social interactions and communication with their peers. Each day at camp includes therapeutic social skills led by professionals and activities to reinforce what was learned to encourage social engagement with others.
We are looking for high school students over the age of 18 and college students for a rewarding summer job in our Hand in Hand program. Hand in Hand counselors shadow 2 children with special needs in the summer and help them with camp activities and building relationships. We are trying to find students who have had experience working or volunteering with children who have special needs and who genuinely enjoy working with diverse children in a recreational setting


Minimum Qualifications:

We are currently accepting applications for high school and college students,18 years and older to be Sr. Counselors. Counselors need to have at least one year of experience working with children with special needs.

Agency Information:

JCC of Stamford

1035 Newfield Ave

Stamford, CT 06905