Camp Twelve Trails Inclusion Support Counselors

Principal Responsibilities:
Camp Twelve Trails Inclusion Support Counselors provide essential care and support for campers with disabilities. It is our goal to provide the appropriate support to all campers, and through our extensive intake process for campers with developmental disabilities, we determine the best level of support needed to insure success in our program. Inclusion Support Counselors receive supplemental training and guidance from our leadership professionals and become fully equipped to make certain their campers are growing and having fun every day.

In addition to seasonal salary, staff benefits include: Lunches, access you JCC fitness facilites and salary bonuses.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be entering senior year of High school or equivalent
  • Previous experience working with children with varying abilities and needs
  • Strong communication skills and patience
  • Extremely flexible and ability to adapt to changing needs
  • Desire to want to work with this population of campers


Agency Information:
Established in 1917 as one of the first Jewish community centers in New York City, the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood (the Y) is a thriving and visionary not-for-profit human services organization in Northern Manhattan. We welcome people of diverse ethnicities and all ages, from pre-school to older adults, into the Y family with a wide range of educational, recreational and social services and programs that focus on improving the quality of their lives. With a long and distinguished history, the Y is a multi-service community center that is well known for its nurturing environment and non-judgmental philosophy.

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