Year-Round Weekend Respite Counselor

Year-Round Weekend Respite Counselor

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Other - Part-time

I am ever so grateful for my time at IKUS as it shaped my passion and understanding for this population. I would highly recommend working at IKUS to anyone interested in a medical profession! –Kendra, MS, OTR/L, former Camp Counselor.

IKUS’ Year-Round Weekend Respite at Indian Trails Camp serves individuals with varying diagnoses. Due to the very diverse population that we serve, Counselors gain valuable experience for their future career. We are proud to have several former staff currently in the medical field including but not limited to, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Doctor, Nurse, Special Education Teacher, Speech Pathologist, Social Work, and Recreational Therapy.

Indian Trails Camp brings adaptive recreation to campers in a safe, barrier-free environment in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Respite campers participate in a wide range of activities while learning perseverance, teamwork, and self-reliance and experiencing empowering fun and friendship. Some activities include swimming, boating, fishing, zip line, climbing wall, music, theater, and sports.

Now seeking enthusiastic, responsible, and caring individuals to join their Weekend Respite Camp team! Camp staff receive a wonderful training program, incredible experiences that translate into many different professions, and an opportunity to have fun while making a huge difference!

I could never fully put into words how Indian Trails Camp has impacted my life and shaped my career path. Working with the campers and consumers through ITC has truly been one of the best life experiences I could have ever imagined. I 100% believe working with these individuals is what makes me into the teacher I am today. –Ashley, former Camp Counselor

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