Embrace the Exceptional. Work at Camp Ramapo this summer! (Closes 6/01/17)

Position Embrace the Exceptional. Work at Camp Ramapo this summer!
Employer Ramapo for Children
Description Based on our 250-acre campus in Rhinebeck, New York, Camp Ramapo is Ramapo for Children’s residential summer camp that serves children ages 6-16 who are affected by social, emotional, or learning challenges, including children on the autism spectrum.

Camp Ramapo provides a traditional summer camp experience for children who have difficulty building and maintaining healthy relationships with peers and adults and would struggle in a less supportive setting. All of Camp Ramapo’s programming is carefully structured to help children with special needs learn to live within a group, form healthy friendships, make good choices, overcome obstacles, develop self-confidence, and experience success. Camp Ramapo offers a one-to-one staff-to-camper ratio.

As a Camp Ramapo counselor, you’ll receive:
Intensive, evidence-informed training on our Ramapo Approach, which is sought out by educators, school leaders, youth workers and caregivers around the world

Daily interaction with children who face varying degrees of social, emotional and learning challenges

A network of people within Ramapo for Children’s community, which includes year-round staff members, trainers, board members and counselor alumni, many of whom have gone on to pursue careers in education, social work and psychology

Free room and board on our 250-acre campus plus summer stipend and travel reimbursement

Up to six credits through an on-site college course, “Fieldwork in Special Education”

Qualifications Many counselors are emerging professionals in the fields of special education, social work, psychology, and related fields, but no previous experience in this type of work is necessary. We do ask you exemplify the following:
Willingness to learn
Compensation Stipend + Travel
Days/Hours 6 days a week – Seasonal June 18th – August 18th
Contact Info Jessica Humes-Delgado, 22 Camp Ramapo Road, Email: office@ramapoforchildren.org
How to Apply How to apply
For more information and to apply, visit www.ramapoforchildren.org.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
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Position Closes June 1, 2017