Summer Camp Counselors

Sportable is seeking highly motivated, energetic and reliable camp counselors to assist with the coordination and implementation of our 2-week summer camp day program. Sportable’s camp program is an accessible, inclusive, and fun-filled day camp designed to introduce a variety of adaptive sports to kids ages 6+ with physical disabilities and visual impairments.

This is a seasonal, part-time 20-30 hour per week position (typical shift is 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) with no benefits. Multiple positions open. $12/hour.

Prior experience providing program assistance for adaptive sports, educational, children’s, or other related programs preferred.

Qualifications:

  • At least 16 years old
  • Able to lift at least 30 lbs.
  • Comfortable working with children, especially children with disabilities
  • Fully vaccinated

Responsibilities:

Summer Camp Counselors have the opportunity to positively impact youth with physical disabilities and visual impairments in the Greater Richmond area. Under the direction of program leadership, you will be responsible for the well-being of a group of campers while providing a safe, engaging environment for them through adaptive sports programming. Set-up and tear-down for the day will also be required. All counselors receive pre-camp training to ensure all staff have the knowledge and expertise to work with their campers. Counselors will be able to connect with peers, senior level staff, and develop leadership skills that translate into almost any future job.

Overview:
Sportable is an adaptive sports organization based in Richmond, VA that actively seeks to fulfill its mission of impacting the lives of those with physical disabilities and visual impairments through sport. Sportable is successful at providing a variety of sports and recreation opportunities in the Greater Richmond Community not because of any one person’s efforts but because of the strength and breadth of our team.

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to laura@sportable.org.

Sportable is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Dates & Location

Camp Sessions:
July 18-22, 2022
August 15-19, 2022
Location: Henrico