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Behavioral Health Network Kamp for Kids Staff (Summer) in Westfield, Massachusetts

Work outside and make a difference in children's lives! Join our team as Kamp for Kids Staff in the Kamp for Kids program at Behavioral Health Network in Westfield, MA! This program is a paid internship experience in a diverse atmosphere for college students age 18 to 25, as well as high school students accepted to college. Kamp for Kids Staff work outdoors in a fun setting and develop their interpersonal and team-building, professional conduct, and human rights and safety skills with the opportunity to attend networking events. Staff fill various positions at the day camp for school age students with a variety of disabilities and their typical peers. The program runs Monday to Friday from June to August 2021 is 32 to 36 hours per week and is subject to funding. The Kamp program will also host a Virtual program for any child unable to attend the in person sessions. Kamp for Kids, located at Camp Togowauk in Westfield, is for children and young adults ages 5-15 "both with and without disabilities" that offers an opportunity to experience growth, inclusion and fun in a summer camp setting that includes a spray park; expressive arts; outdoor education; arts & crafts; and non-competitive sports. Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities. Kamp for Kids Staff at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities: Experience working with children. Ability to work well with diverse populations. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Reliable transportation No relevant CORI or SORI. Bilingual in Spanish & English (preferred). BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. Recommended Skills Spanish Language / Multilingualism / English Language