Non-Clinical Careers at Lifespan

Summer Camp Co-Lead Job

Job Number: GRA18604

Job Title: Summer Camp Co-Lead

Department: Autism Project Summer Camp - 5353572

Facility: RI Autism Project, Inc.

Location: Johnston, RI


Co-facilitate social skills groups for approximately 6 children and teens with autism in conjunction with another support staff member. Groups are formed based upon age and abilities of participants. Facilitators will run 2 to 3 groups per night. Groups will run in 12-15 week sessions; new children may be added during sessions based on enrollment.
Essential Job Functions
Social Skills Groups
• Be the lead person during assigned Social Skills groups.
• In conjunction with colleagues, develop activity plans for assigned groups, including curriculum, goals, activity sequence, and materials.
• Maintain goal sheets and progress notes for students within group.
• Maintain weekly billing sheets for students within group, submitting them weekly.
• Attend trainings and staff meetings associated with Social Skills groups.
• Communicate with families regarding their children’s group participation.

Requirements
• Flexible work schedule including some nights and weekends when groups are running.
• Licensed professional with Rhode Island Dept. of Health (OT, SLP, LICSW, LMHC, LMFT or BCBA)
• Knowledge of autism spectrum disorders a must along with training in current best practices for supporting individuals with autism.
• Willingness to work as a team member in a rapidly expanding NON-PROFIT agency.