Responsible for safety and well-being of campers in the afternoons, night, and early morning.
Plans recreational activities for campers
Assumes responsibility for a group of campers:
On a daily basis:
Review and become familiar with student applications (including videos)
Prepare dormitory spaces for move-in by campers
Create and sustain an enthusiastic and welcoming atmosphere for all students
Assist in packing and moving all materials back to Clarke
Working Schedule: The Residential Counselor lives in residence with a group of campers and plans for their personal needs and recreational activities. Counselors live with campers and are responsible for them until 8:30 am each morning and after 4:00pm each afternoon and on weekends. Residential counselors report to camp on Saturday July 6th at 4:00 pm for the beginning of training and orientation. Camp runs from July 5 – 17, 2020. During the 2-week program, the Residential Counselor is on-site from 3:30pm to 9:00am the following day and all hours on the weekend.
Immediate Supervisor: Camp Director
Location: Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech will be held at The Williston Northampton School, 19 Payson Avenue, Easthampton, MA 01027
Title IX Notice of Nondiscrimination: Clarke Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. Clarke Schools is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. The Chief Human Resource Officer, Karen Katsanos, MA, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, 45 Round Hill Road, Northampton, MA 01060, telephone number 413-582-1155, has been designated as the employee responsible for coordinating Clarke Schools efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 to Clarke Schools may be referred to Karen Katsanos or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, telephone number 800-421-3481.
Proven ability to collaborate and work as a team member
At least 21 years of age
Ability to live in residence for the two weeks of camp
Demonstrated interest in children
A sense of maturity and responsibility
CPR and First Aid certified, if possible
Willingness to drive a van with campers, if possible
A sense of humor, stamina and a love of kids
A commitment to listening and spoken language for children with hearing loss
Individuals with hearing loss and individuals who are bi-lingual (English/Spanish) are encouraged to apply.