JOB TITLE: Cabin Counselor/Sidewalker
DEPARTMENT: Recreation Therapy
REPORTS TO: Barn Director
Description of Position
The Cabin Counselor/Sidewalker position involves working hands-on with children and adults with disabilities and/or chronic illnesses. Cabin Counselor/Sidewalkers will live in the cabins with participants and will be responsible for assisting participants, to whatever degree necessary, with their activities of daily living (showering, dressing, bathing, eating, and so forth). Cabin Counselor/Sidewalkers will also assist participants, on an as needed basis, in program areas (recreation, creative arts, camp outs, etc). Cabin counselor/Sidewalkers will be responsible for sharing in the documentation of the above camper activities as observed. During barn activities, Cabin Counselor/Sidewalkers will assist the Barn Director, Assistant Barn Director and Barn Program Instructor in the maintenance of a safe, fun, and successful horse barn experience. This may include assisting the staff in leading riding lessons, assisting the staff in leading barn activities, assisting the staff in the care and grooming of the horses and other animals and assisting the staff in the care of the barn and overall grounds surrounding the barn.
All counselors must be 18 years of age by the first day of camp.