Quest, Inc

Camp Behavior Lead

Job Locations US-FL-Apopka
Posted Date 1 day ago(2/23/2018 3:23 PM)
Job ID
2018-1489
Category
Summer/Winter Camp
Min
USD $700.00/Bi-Wk.
Max
USD $700.00/Bi-Wk.
Work Schedule
Full Time Residential (preferred) or Commuter

Overview

Quest, Inc., makes a difference in the lives of nearly 1,000 people each day. For over 50 years, Quest has supported Central Floridians with developmental and intellectual disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Quest offers a wide range of services and support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Our company can be a valuable resource by providing a safe place to call home, quality long term care, education, therapy and early intervention services for children, employment for youth and adults and a place for retreat and respite. Quest’s mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. Each Quest team member plays an important role in providing the individuals we serve with superior service, care and support.

Responsibilities

At Quest, the Camp Behavior Lead is responsible for providing overall leadership and management of the camp behavioral protocol.

  • Oversees and implements camp protocols involving challenging behaviors.
  • Manages and develops individual behavior protocols for guests with challenging behaviors, and ensures proper implementation by cabin staff through supervision and guidance.
  • Implements Safety Care protocol in times of guest crisis behavior including de-escalation techniques, physical holds (when necessary), and supervision and guidance of camp staff.
  • Monitors and documents guest behavior, and reviews documentation with Camp Director to assess if further intervention is necessary.
  • Participates in camp leadership meetings, cabin staff meetings, and camp behavioral meetings (with Quest Behavioral Support Staff) to discuss, resolve and gather feedback on camp behavioral protocol.
  • Serves as resource to camp staff in aspects of guest behavior including developing visual schedules, communication boards, and other behavioral aids for addressing challenging behaviors.
  • Participates actively in all required camp trainings and meetings, facilitating specific training sessions/meetings when assigned.
  • Follows all Quest policies and procedures as outlined in the Camp Thunderbird Staff Manual
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Successfully complete a background check and drug screen
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Valid FL Driver's License with a clean driving record
  • Some college-level coursework in Psychology or a related field required; BA/BS or higher in Psychology or a related field preferred
  • Behavioral experience is highly preferred

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