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Texas Elks Children's Services, Inc.
Gonzales, TX, United States
30+ days ago
Texas Elks Children's Services, Inc.
Gonzales, Texas, United States
30+ days ago


Texas Elks Camp is seeking male and female summer camp counselors who are passionate about working with special needs children ages 7 to 21. Camp counselors will work with children and adolescents who have intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and foster care children. Patience, love of working with kids and the energy and ability to work well in a group setting are a must.

Regular duties include:

  • Leading small or large groups activities
  • Ensuring safety of campers while at camp and on outings
  • Participating in camp activities: singing, story telling, arts, crafts, swimming, trips to SeaWorld, and SplashWay and sporting activities
  • Assisting campers with eating, bathing and toileting as needed
  • Walking/running in the heat of the day
  • Making beds, organizing/straightening dorm rooms, crafts and sporting equipment

​Camp counselor job starts June 5, 2022 and ends July 29, 2022. The first week will be training week, there will be seven week-long summer camp sessions beginning June 12, 2022. Campers arrive every Sunday and leave every Friday. Counselors have Friday evening and Saturday off, and must return to camp by 10:00 each Sunday.

​Camp counselor pay is $280 per week. Meals and housing are provided during training week and during weekly camp sessions. Counselors must live on site during training week and during camp sessions.

All counselors are hired for the entirety of the summer program and will receive CPI, CPR and first aid training.


Experience is preferred, but not required.

This is an alcohol and drug free environment. All employees must consent to a background check and be free of any warrants, felonies or criminal charges. Adults age 18 and over are eligible for employment.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 61294659
  • Location:
    Gonzales, Texas, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Texas Elks Children's Services, Inc.
  • Position Title: Camp Counselor
  • Job Function: Counselor
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: None
  • Salary: $2,240.00 - $2,240.00 (Yearly Salary)

Texas Elks Camp provides special needs and foster children an opportunity to try new things, meet new friends and make memories that will last a lifetime. Campers are encouraged to make their own decisions, become more independent and accept new challenges. Any child with special needs or in foster care age 7 to 16, who is a resident of the state of Texas is eligible for admission to the Texas Elks Camp. No child is denied acceptance on the basis of his or her income level, ethnic origin, race, creed, color or religion. Th...

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