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Camp Counselor

Employer: Camp Courageous of Iowa
Posted: June 21, 2016


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.

Room and board are provided which includes an 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.


August 17- December 2, 2016. This includes staff training.
Weekly sessions are from Monday- Friday.

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.


Seasonal staff earn $440/week while year-round staff earn $575-630/week.


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