Camp Courageous, Monticello, IA

SEASONAL & YEAR-ROUND STAFF NEEDED
Camp Courageous of Iowa is a year-round recreational and respitecare facility for individuals with disabilities. Campers with intellectual and physical disabilities, brain injuries, hearing or visual impairments, autism, ADD and other special needs are served.

Working with children and adults with special needs is often a very real challenge.  Campers may need help with personal care including feeding, dressing, and bathroom needs. Some campers exhibit behavior problems. Patience, energy, good judgment and enthusiasm are important qualifications for a position at Camp Courageous. The hours are long. An unselfish attitude and an emphasis on teamwork are needed. Staff are expected to put the campers’ needs before their own. If you possess the necessary attributes, you are invited to apply for a position at Camp Courageous.

Volunteer positions, internships, and paid positions are available. Volunteers and Interns can receive an optional stipend of $25.00/week plus room and board, and a restricted medical plan.

Seasonal staff earn $365/week while year-round staff earn $475-525/week. Room and board are provided which include air-conditioned staff dormitories affording the staff separate living quarters from the campers. Staff share cabin duty on a rotating basis.

POSITIONS Respite Care Weekends
Counselors Nature Specialist Counselors - $160/weekend.
Adventure Specialist
Recreation Specialist
Canoeing Specialist
Outdoor Living Skills Specialist
Crafts Specialist
Kitchen Staff
Swimming Specialist
Health Staff Assistant

For more information go to http://www.campcourageous.org/?page_id=2159

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