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Summer Camp Counselor - Camp Hope

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Rose Andom Center

Volunteer Title: Camp Hope Counselor

Supervisor: Volunteer Coordinator

Location: Camp Shadybrook, Deckers, CO

Hours: Monday, August 8 th - Saturday, August 13 th

Compensation: $250 stipend, food and lodging, support accessing outdoor gear as needed

Apply: https://forms.office.com/r/fj0ad8svKh

Description: The Rose Andom Center is a single, safe place where survivors of domestic violence can receive services and resources. A new program was launched in 2021 to also serve children who have witnessed or been impacted by violence. Called Pathways to Hope and Camp Hope, the program involves year-round community building activities and a one week sleep away camp during the summer. We are looking for counselors ages 17 - 24 to join us for our first camp the week of August 8 th - 13 th at Camp Shadybrook near Deckers, Colorado. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn leadership skills, give back, mentor youth, network with peers, and enjoy the great outdoors.

Responsibilities:

  • Be first point of contact for group of 6-8 youth participants for the full week of camp
  • Stay in cabin or yurt with Hope Group, attend meals and activities together, build community
  • Provide enthusiasm and positivity, be a cheerleader
  • Engage participants in daily mindfulness and hope statement activities at set times
  • Lead songs, skits, and conversations throughout the day and at evening meetings
  • Use empathy, challenge by choice, and trauma informed care to encourage participants to experience new activities and build relationships
  • Have fun, network, make friends, enjoy the outdoors!

Requirements:

  • Bi-lingual Spanish highly preferred
  • 17 - 24 years old
  • Team oriented, flexible, ready to step in where needed
  • Experience caring for, supervising, or mentoring youth, esp. in an outdoor or summer camp setting
  • Comfortable engaging in outdoor, craft, and camp activities incl. water sports and ropes course
  • Ability to remain calm and collected in a variety of situations
  • Prepared to hear difficult stories of physical, verbal, and emotional abuse
  • Excellent self-care and mindfulness skills
  • Able to be mobile for 60+ minutes at a time, carry 20+ lbs

Stipend Provided

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

This opportunity is recurringFalse

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Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Justice & Legal
Women
Community, Justice & Legal, Women

WHEN

Sun Aug 07, 2022 - Sat Aug 13, 2022
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM

WHERE

1330 Fox StreetDenver, CO 80204

(39.73754,-104.99502)
 

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