Are you looking for a transformative summer experience in a beautiful setting?
Look no further!
SLP at Camp Alsing – Unity, ME
Camp Alsing is an overnight summer camp in Maine for kids, ages 9-17, with high-functioning autism and other social communication challenges. We help campers expand their boundaries in a traditional camp environment.
At Alsing, we we have high expectations of our staff, and in return, we commit to providing staff with solid training and the opportunity to have a transformative summer experience that will impact them both personally and professionally.
Being a camp staff member is exhausting and incredibly rewarding. If you love working with children and are ready for an incredible summer experience - please be in touch!
Our staff are mentors and role models for campers. Camp Alsing’s Speech- Language Pathologist is a critical member of our leadership team. This position is responsible for integrating a clinical program at Camp Alsing. The clinical program is subtle but influential in infusing our daily camp activities with skills and strategies that build social skills, executive function capabilities, alleviate anxiety in our campers. The SLP works closely with the camp director, social workers, head counselor and program director to support campers and staff through the experience of living away from home, meeting new people and trying new things in a group setting.
Utilize current clinical curriculum at camp, as well as incorporate new strategies and skills in curriculum, to build social connections and confidence in each camper
Supervise SLP graduate students in their role as camp coaches
Oversee and contribute to weekly and final camper reports
Conduct group and 1:1 therapy sessions with campers
Act as “on call” throughout the day for any issues that arise with campers or staff
Proactively identify potential issues or conflicts that arise with campers or staff
Work with campers and staff to proactively incorporate skills and strategies to alleviate anxiety and contribute to positive camp environment
“On call” overnight as needed (1 or 2 evenings/week, alternating with other staff, on call in all/any emergencies)
Additional duties as needed
Required: SLP with a depth of experience working with children with high-functioning autism and/or other learning and processing challenges. Familiarity and previous experience utilizing Social Thinking™. Familiarity with 360Thinking™ preferred. This person is passionate about working with this population of children. This individual is an energetic, flexible problem-solver accustomed to working in a fast-paced, yet supportive environment of innovation dedicated to providing the best program possible for the camper population.
Lead SLP sleeps onsite at camp and is a member of the leadership staff. Weekly PTO compensation DOE.
Additional Salary Information: The compensation is based upon years of experience in the field, level of expertise in specific methodologies and experience with our specific youth populations.
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About Camp Alsing
Camp Alsing is a co-ed sleep-away summer camp in Unity, ME for kids ages 9-17 with high-functioning autism and other social communication challenges. We work with kids to build confidence, expand boundaries and have a great time.