Mental Health Professional

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



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Principal Responsibilities:

Come join the team at Camp Seneca Lake, the residential summer camp of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester where we fill the tent with light and welcome all to shine!

We have an opportunity for a Mental Health Professional to work closely with the Assistant Director of Health and Wellness for Camp Seneca Lake, the JCC of Rochester's overnight camp located in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.

Responsibilities will include:

  • working as a leader at camp with the Health and Wellness team to address mental, emotional and social health issues at camp.
  • Provide support for camp counselors in addressing and managing behavior and emotional concerns for individuals and groups, ages 8 years to 18 years old.
  • Work with families to effectively address concerns for youth at camp and strategies to address issues that arise. Issues include: home sickness, anxiety, depression, ADHD, and Autism/Asperger's' Spectrum.
  • Collaborate with camp medical staff regarding camper's medications.
  • Minimum Qualifications:

    The requirements are:

  • Masters level clinician preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years' minimum experience working with youth and young adults in a clinical setting.
  • Ability to address crisis issues, conflict resolution and provide stress management techniques for campers and staff.
  • Must live at camp for the season: Camp operates from Sunday, June 28 - Sunday, August 16, 2020.
  • Full time hours including days, nights and weekends.
  • Approximately (7) paid days off during the Camp season.
  • This senior staff position reports to the Assistant Director of Health and Wellness.
  • Senior Staff training takes place Wednesday, June 17th- Friday, June 19th, 2020.
  • General Staff training will be Monday, June 22nd-Saturday, June 27th, 2020.
  • Attendance preferred.
  • Room and Board is included.
  • Agency Information:

    Camp Seneca Lake is the overnight camp of the JCC located in the Finger Lakes area in Central New York.


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