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Position Posted On:
12/29/2013
Employer:
True Friends
Address:
10509 108th ST NW
Annandale , MN  55302
Website:
http://truefriends.org/jobs/camp-seasonal-jobs/
Job Title:
Counselor/Health Aid
Job Type:
Summer Employment
Schedule:
Seasonal
Hours Per Week:
40
Position Start Date:
5/31/2014
Pay Rate:
200/week, includes room &board and meal
How To Apply:
Please download your application at http://truefriends.org/jobs/camp-seasonal-jobs/. The seasonal jobs are listed on the webpage. Click the “APPLY” bu
Contact Name:
Jon Salmon  
Email:
jobs@truefriends.org
Phone:
952-852-0101
Fax:
952 852 0123
Job Description:
Responsibilities: Responsibilities listed in below; communicate with HMAs on teaching opportunities PRIORITY IS AS COUNSELOR! 1. Responsible for the health, personal care needs, safety and general welfare of all participants assigned to cabin. Assist individuals with physical disabilities or other limitations who need support with eating meals, walking, transferring, using the bathroom, etc. 2. Responsible to assist in planning and implementing daily activities with Program Staff and co workers to meet the needs and interests of the cabin group. Also to take part in all activities with the participants with encouragement and positive reinforcement. 3. Responsible to the health care and administrative staff for notification of sickness/injury, or change in participant behavior and to assist with treatments needed by participants. 4. Make sure all participants’ belongings are properly checked in upon arrival and all items are present and accounted for when leaving. Assist them in caring for personal belongings; see that soiled items are laundered and that a clean outfit if saved for going home. 5. Responsible for the completion of a physical assessment of each participant within 24 hours of arrival and the continuous monitoring of the individual thereafter. 6. Responsible for writing an experience report on cabin participants and other report, logs, and forms as necessary; assist participants in writing postcards, and making buttons. 7. Responsible for periodically serving as "Cabin Duty" person in assigned cabin (during rest hour and in evening after bedtime). 8. Responsible at all times for the appearance and cleanliness of cabin. 9. Attends Planning Meetings and communicates information discussed at meeting with cabin co-workers. 10. Write self evaluations to be discussed and then filed. Personal evaluations are given by Village Leader upon completion of self-evaluations. 11. Provide information for written evaluations of volunteers assigned to cabin. Counselors are required to model an appropriate example for volunteers. 12. Participate in the planning and implementation of evening programs; such as skits, sing-a-longs, talent shows, etc. for all camp and village programs. 13. Communicate with HMAs regarding teaching opportunities 14. May be assigned a camper with higher physical care needs, but is NOT GUARANTEED! 15. Administer topical medications and other treatments as directed by healthcare staff. 16. Administer First Aid when needed. 17. Assure accurate and complete documentation on camper’s treatment sheet. 18. Communicate campers’ health needed to Health Center Staff. 19. Maintain personal health throughout camp season. 20. Perform additional duties as requested by supervisor
Job Qualifications:
Job Requirements: The Counselor/Health Aid may be a first-year nursing student, a certified nursing assistant, PCA, college student or graduate with some health care training and experience. CHA supports vacationers with activities, socially and with personal care. CHA must be physically and emotionally strong, mentally alert, creative, and flexible, and must have the ability to work well with others. May assist with simple treatments and support vacationer’s chronic medical needs. CPR and First Aid equivalent is required.