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Camp Jacobson – Shadow


  • Applicants must be available to work from 8:15am-4:15pm, Mondays through Fridays, for the full camp season, June 29–August 21 (camp closed on July 3).
  • Incoming High School Junior and older.
  • Desire to work with camper with special needs, ages 3-13.
  • Prior experience working with children with special needs is preferred.



  • Care for and supervise assigned camper.
  • Identify and meet the needs of assigned camper.
  • Participate in activities with assigned camper and group, including instructional and recreational swim periods.
  • Provide assigned camper opportunities for social interaction, problem-solving and decision making.
  • Supervise all aspects of assigned camper’s day, including arrival/departure, swim periods, meal times and rest times.
  • Monitor and model appropriate behaviors.
  • Follow individual behavior plans.
  • Break down tasks and give clear directions for all activities.
  • Provide a structured, consistent and organized environment.
  • Carry out established roles in enforcing camp safety regulations and implementing emergency procedures.
  • Communicate regularly with Inclusion Coordinator to work on individual goals and inclusion into group functioning.
  • Work with Inclusion Coordinator and other staff members to accomplish goals of camp.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Camp Director or Camp Administration.

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