FALL, 2011 SEASONAL STAFF &
YEAR-ROUND STAFF NEEDED
Camp Courageous of Iowa is a year-round recreational and respite care facility for
individuals with disabilities. Campers with mental and physical disabilities, head injuries,
hearing or visual impairments, autism and other special needs are served.
Working with adults with disabilities is often a very real challenge. Campers may need help
with personal care including feeding, dressing, and toileting. Some campers exhibit behavior
problems. Patience, energy, good judgment and enthusiasm are important attributes for a
position at Camp Courageous. The hours are long. An unselfish attitude and an emphasis
on teamwork are needed. Staff members are expected to put the campers’ needs before their
own. If you possess these skills, consider applying for a position.
Volunteer positions, internships, and paid positions are available. Volunteers and interns
receive an optional stipend of $25.00 each week plus room and board, and a restricted
Paid counselors and activity specialists receive the best employment package around.
Seasonal staff earn $350/week while year-round staff earn $450-500/week. Room and
board are provided which includes a new air-conditioned staff dormitory affording separate
living quarters from the campers. Staff share cabin duty on a rotating basis. Other benefits
include a restricted medical plan for seasonal staff and health insurance for year-round staff.
Year-round positions begin the first day of the fall season and require at least a one-year
commitment. Candidates for year-round positions must have previous experience with
individuals with disabilities. Seasonal positions are for one or more season. Feel free to
apply on line by accessing our website at www.campcourageous.org.
ALL CAMPERS IN THE FALL ARE ADULTS
Dates: August 17 to November 23, 2011. This includes staff training.
Weekly sessions are from Monday through Friday.
For more information contact:
Jeanne Muellerleile, CCD
Camp Courageous of Iowa
12007 190th Street P.O. Box 418
Monticello, IA 52310-0418 319-465-5916 ext. 2300 Fax: 319-465-5919
Camp Courageous is a tobacco free environment.
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