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Camp, Administrative Assistant 

Category Camp/Afterschool  
Description

WHO WE ARE:

Easterseals UCP provides meaningful and exceptional services so that children, adults, and families living with disabilities and/or mental health challenges can live, learn, work, and play in their community. 

For 64 transformative summers, Camp Easterseals UCP has provided quality recreational and therapeutic camp programming in the beautiful countryside of New Castle, Virginia. There, children and adults with disabilities are able to experience all the outdoors has to offer including horseback riding, canoeing, swimming, arts and crafts, ziplining and campfires thanks to an amazing group of dedicated team members.

Camp Easterseals is seeking dynamic, adventure minded staff to provide food and laundry service this summer. If you are seeking not only a job opportunity, but also a purpose, we have the position for you.     

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Camp Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting with office tasks during the day and the care and supervision of campers in the evening. This includes helping to maintain a positive, clean and safe environment for all.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Attend and actively participate in all staff orientation programming as well as ongoing staff and cabin meetings.
  • Assist with checking in and out campers and staff.
  • Drive staff members as needed to the airport, doctor, etc.
  • Answer phone calls.
  • Prepare and file paperwork utilizing excel, word, publisher and access.
  • Supervise and assist campers with daily activities as needed, including transferring, bathing, feeding, dressing, and other tasks.
  • Encourage participation in camp activities and assist as needed.
  • Supervise cabin during rest and night duty when scheduled.
  • Assist in daily and weekly cabin and camp clean-ups.
  • Show and encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment,
  • and facilities.
  • Fulfill assigned roles in enforcing safety regulations and emergency
  • Procedures.
  • Maintain a positive and enthusiastic attitude.

WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE:

  • Room and board as well as meals during your time at camp.
  • A biweekly salary.
  • A beautiful and peaceful work environment.
  • A team of camp leadership prepared to offer guidance and support.
  • Invaluable experience learning about and providing support for individuals with disabilities.
  • The opportunity for personal growth and satisfaction in being a part of something that is truly meaningful.
 
Position Requirements

YOU ARE A GREAT MATCH IF YOU:

  • Enjoy spending time and participating in activities outdoors.
  • Value the role recreation plays in personal development.
  • Believe with the right support, people with disabilities can live, work, and contribute to their communities.
  • Have a deep commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity.
  • Thrive in a setting that is full of activity and different day to day.
  • Enjoy learning with and from others.
  • Value being part of a collaborative team.

WHAT WE REQUIRE:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age; high school diploma or GED required. One or more years of college or equivalent preferred.
  • A valid U.S. driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people while demonstrating respect and consideration for staff and campers.
  • The ability and willingness to work 12 consecutive days.
  • The physical ability to assist in transferring campers in and out of wheelchairs, push wheelchairs and to assist in other activities of daily living.
  • The ability to identify and respond to potential environmental risks related to daily camp activities.
  • Enthusiasm, creativity and a sense of humor
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position Recreation Paraprofessional  
Division Camp  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location New Castle  
About the Organization Easterseals UCP has been part of the fabric of North Carolina and Virginia for 75 years. We started in counties all over NC and VA filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities. Our legacy organizations Easterseals NC, United Cerebral Palsy NC, and Easterseals Virginia joined forces as Easterseals UCP to intentionally work side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, providing the broad network of services and support they need to achieve better days. Today we are affiliated with both Easterseals, Inc. and United Cerebral Palsy Inc.

Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
SuperVFlg None Specified 

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This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://EasterSealsUCP.appone.com



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