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Easterseals Camp Counselor – Summer 2019

Visiting Nurse Association Fremont, NE

Job Description

Make a difference this summer!

Easterseals of Nebraska is currently seeking a detail oriented, self-motivated Camp Counselor who enjoys making a difference in the lives of others for our summer camp program. This position would be full-time during the summer and would require living on site Sunday mid-afternoon to Friday mid-morning. A week long, mandatory training will be provided.


Position Overview:

The Camp Counselor is responsible for conducting and/or assisting with a wide variety of individual and group core and non-core programs in a safe, stimulating and comfortable setting. Additionally, he/she will assist with activities of daily living and be responsible for the general safety and development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants under his/her care. Typical duties may include:

  • Conduct and assist with camp programming activities (archery, fishing, canoeing, swimming, high ropes course, horseback riding, outdoor games, crafts, etc.)

  • Provide personal care to participants (dressing, bathing, changing, lifting, transferring)

  • Develop and maintain effective, positive relationship with campers, families and staff

  • Model and mentor respectful interactions with participants

  • Promote a healthy atmosphere and respond to the safety of participants accordingly




High School Diploma or GED preferred, must be 18 or older.

Current CPR and First Aid certifications or able to obtain.

Ability to pass pre-employment physical.

Valid Driver’s License & Auto Insurance coverage.

Related experience working with individuals with disabilities in a camp or health care setting preferred, but not required.


This exciting opportunity offers you the ability to work with campers and their families. If you are looking for a flexible, rewarding position that will allow you to provide quality care, then this is the career for you!

Job Details

Date Posted June 24, 2019
Date Closes August 23, 2019
Located In Fremont, NE
Department Camp
Job Type Casual / Contingent Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
SOC Category 39-9032.00 Recreation Workers
Zipcode 68015
Name Teresa Banks
Address 12565 W Center Rd
City, State and Zip Omaha NE 68144
Phone 402-930-4028
FAX 402-930-4164

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

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