Hospital Outreach Specialist - Philadelphia

The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

About the organization

Founded in 1988 by Paul Newman, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is a community dedicated to providing “a different kind of healing” to seriously ill children and their families through a variety of year-round programs. The Camp delivers fun, friendship and a healthy dose of mischief through its signature summer program and weekend sessions at the Camp facility in Ashford, Conn. as well as outreach to hospitals, clinics and communities across the Northeast. All services are free of charge.

Duties

The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is currently seeking a highly motivated uniquely qualified individual to develop and deliver Hole in the Wall Gang Camp style activities and interactions to young people (toddler through young adult), individually and in groups, in hospital and clinic settings. They will collaborate with on-site professionals to offer supportive and uplifting programs for children and families affected by childhood illness and bring the spirit of The Hole In The Wall Gang Camp (Safety, Respect and Love) to all activities and interactions.

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Previous experience working with children dealing with chronic or life-threatening illness.

Preference for experience working at a camp that serves children and families facing serious illness such as those in the SeriousFun Children's Network.

Preference for creative arts/teaching experience.

Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, social work, or other related field; or equivalent experience.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Instructions regarding application materials can be found after following the provided link.

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