We are seeking a Behavior Coordinator who is interested in working with children and youth and spending the summer outdoors to work at Drumlin Farm Camp in Lincoln, MA.
The Behavior Coordinator, working together with the Camp Director team and Health Care Supervisor is responsible for promoting mental, social and emotional health of campers ages 4-17 and staff. The Behavior Coordinator spends each day walking around our site, visiting with camp groups and checking in on campers. They communicate via a two-way radio, respond to calls, help staff develop behavior management skills, and maintain contact with campers’ families. Join a positive, welcoming community of people who enjoy learning and working together in a beautiful place, and sharing their love of nature and farming with children.
Work alongside Camp Director Team and Health Care Staff to support the health and well-being of all campers and staff.
- Assist the Camp Director Team and Health Care Staff to identify and communicate with families whose campers may need support during their camp sessions, review all relevant documents (IEPs, family communications), and maintain contact with families throughout their session.
- Train, brief and assist counselors with techniques for working with all campers, including campers with special needs (autism, ADHD, non-verbal, sensory integration, etc.).
- Provide direct care to staff and campers within the scope of your skills, the camp’s health care manual, and treatment procedures.
- Move around the property to check in with camp groups, responding to requests for support as they come.
- Keep detailed notes of conversations with families, campers, staff; follow up regarding discussions, strategies.
- Applicants must be at least 21 years old, have documented experience and enjoy working with children and/or youth with special needs
- Preferably holds a bachelor’s degree or higher in Counseling, Therapy, or related field
- Demonstrated ability to promote and respect diversity
- Must have ability to quickly get to remote locations on camp property over uneven terrain
- Able to use computer (Microsoft Office, email and internet) to record notes, and use phone to communicate with families
- Must have community CPR/First Aid certifications current through August 2021 or willing to obtain before June (we will offer a class)
- Must pass background records checks (CORI & SORI)
- Favorable completion of Criminal and Sex Offender Record Information (expanded CORI & SORI)
Compensation and Benefits
Rate of Pay: Beginning at $16.00/hour depending on experience
Monday– Friday, 8 am– 4pm
Training (paid): June 7– 18 Camp: June 21– August 27 (end date is flexible)
Greater Boston and Worcester residents are strongly encouraged to apply. Every inquiry will be treated confidentially. A detailed job description is available upon request.
How to Apply
Please email your resume, cover letter, and three references to: