Summer Internship Mentoring Young People with Disabilities


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When

Thu Jun 14, 2018 09:30 AM - Fri Aug 10, 2018 03:30 PM

Where

TBDThousand Oaks, CA 91362

About

Spend your summer learning, mentoring, and having fun with the best in the field. Our team of dedicated professionals are proud to offer a meaningful, community-based camp for teens and young adults with developmental disabilities including Autism, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, and other related diagnoses.

Internship requirements:

  • Full-time 8-week commitment (9:30am-3:30pm) (Fourth of July off)
  • Participation in a 2-day orientation prior to camp
  • Experience working, volunteering, and/or living with people with developmental disabilities
  • Adherence to our Bill of Rights: www.reidsgift.org/bill-of-rights
  • Enrollment (or acceptance) in a college program in a related field (e.g., education, psychology, social work, recreation therapy, speech therapy, disability studies, occupational therapy, etc.)
  • Completion of a criminal background check
  • Active engagement as a creative, thoughtful, responsible member of the team
Process:
  1. Submit your résumé and brief description of your experience and goals in the field
  2. If chosen, schedule an interview with camp leadership (in person or online, based on location)
  3. Review and sign internship agreement
  4. Submit to a criminal background check
  5. If applicable, submit college paperwork to camp leadership
  6. Attend in-person 2-day orientation
  7. Join the team!
Thank you for your interest in our unique internship opportunity. Please contact info@reidsgift.org with questions.

Skills

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Mentoring
  • Special Needs
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Psychology
  • Visual Arts

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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