|Date Opened||4/13/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$10.10 - $14.00 per hour depending upon education and relevant experience|
|Close Date||4/19/2019 11:59:00 PM|
Camp Quinebaug provides a unique summer day camp experience for approximately 100 school aged children with developmental disabilities in northeastern Connecticut. Children with intellectual disabilities and autism are the primary population served at this camp. The camp is located on Wauregan Reservoir in Killingly on 11 acres and its waterfront is the only beach on this beautiful waterway. Arts, crafts, sports and nature activities, music, swimming, boating and fishing are some of the highlights of the busy camp schedule.
This is a CT Licensed Youth Camp that is operated by the State of Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS).
DDS has eleven (11) Summer Worker (Specialized Recreation Services) positions who work under the general direction of the Camp and Assistant Camp Directors at Camp Quinebaug. Nine (9) positions will function as Camp Counselors, one (1) position will function as the Arts & Craft Specialist and one (1) position will function as the Sports & Nature Specialist.
For the purposes of these positions, candidates must meet the daily needs of the campers by coordinating basic schedules and ensuring supervision and care needs are met with high regard for the health and safety of all campers and staff.
Hours of Work: These are full-time seasonal positions from June 7, 2019 to August 10, 2019; Monday through Friday 7:30am – 2:30pm. The first 2 weeks are on part-time status and may involve availability up until 8:30pm. The last day of work includes a Saturday to close camp.
Pay rate is $10.10 - $14.00 per hour depending upon education and relevant experience.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify their qualifications on their application.
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If selected for further consideration, applicants may be required to provide 2 letters of reference.
• Must be at least 18 years old as of June 7, 2019.
• Applicants must be able to work for the full season and must complete all required DDS training.
• Required to engage in aquatic activities with campers in and around the water.
• Selected candidates must possess and maintain adequate physical flexibility, strength and stamina to perform the duties (work outside in inclement weather, work outside for extended periods), and work well with other staff and campers. Must be able to lift and transfer campers and light equipment.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Rosemarie Jensen at Rosemarie.Jensen@ct.gov or (203) 294-5032.
In various agencies as a summer employee performs one or more tasks and assigned duties of a seasonal nature in providing a variety of services to clients or the public in one of several areas. This class may also be used during the winter college intersession for a period not to exceed six weeks.
Minimum and maximum hourly rates will be subject to the following criteria:
1. Returning Summer Workers may receive $.50 an hour additional compensation for each season of service up to the maximum hourly rate.
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