Job Information

Organization: CP Rochester

Posting Start: 05/24/2024

Location: Rush, NY

Job Title: Caregiver - Seasonal Programs (Spring and Summer Breaks)

Posting End: 07/31/2024

A Brief Job Description:

Job Title:  Caregiver – Seasonal Programs (Spring and Summer Breaks)

Location:  Rochester Rotary Sunshine Camp, Rush, NY

Salary: $15.00 per hour


Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00 am – 4:30 pm:

  • 4 Positions Apr 1 - Apr 5
  • 5-6 Positions Jun 24 - Jul 7 (except Jul 4th)
  • 5-6 Positions Aug 19 - Aug 30

Summary/Objective:  As a Caregiver you will assist in providing for the well-being and direct care needs of children with developmental disabilities.  Includes sensory activities Legos, Building Block Tower, Ocean in a Bottle, Stained Glass Sidewalk Chalk, Movie and other activities such as Salt Art, Basketball, Blow Art Monsters, Marshmellow/Pic Challenge, Balloon Tennis, Making Puffy Paint, Barn Rec, Nature Walk and Camp Fire.


  1. High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  2. Experience working with people with developmental disabilities preferred.
  3. Experience implementing recreational activities for individuals of all ages and abilities.
  4. Valid and clean New York State Driver’s License.
  5. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  6. Ability to become CPR and first aid certified and successfully complete all agency training/orientation requirements.
  7. Reliable transportation and the ability to travel throughout Monroe County.
  8. Ability to work independently and motivate others.

Essential Functions:

  1. Imparts agency philosophy of “Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence” to individuals, families, program staff and community resources.
  2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.
  3. Functions as a positive, contributing member of the program team; ensures a safe, supportive, and positive environment for all individuals.
  4. Provides supports to meet the needs of the individuals including, but is not limited to: personal care, behavioral monitoring/support, meal preparation, and supervision.
  5. Engages the individuals in structured and individually chosen activities (i.e., arts & crafts, outdoor play, games, community trips, etc.).
  6. Serves as an appropriate role model and engages in interactions which promote and ensure the dignity and rights of all participants.
  7. Act as a professional representative of CP Rochester in regards to appearance, behavior, temperament, communication, language and dress.
  8. Completes required documentation as defined by the program or department.
  9. Adheres to the agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.
  10. Performs other duties at the discretion of the Program Director or his/her designee.

Competency Requirements:

  1. Ethical Conduct.
  2. Flexibility.
  3. Initiative.
  4. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.

Supervisory Responsibility:  None.

Other Duties:  This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Environment:  Community-based at the Rochester Rotary Sunshine Camp in Rush, NY.

  • Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.  Pulling and pushing wheelchairs and adaptive equipment, carrying, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, crawling, color determination, visual acuity, sense of taste and smell.
  • Mental requirements include: General intelligence, motor coordination skills, coordination of eyes, hands and feet, verbal intelligence and numerical intelligence.
  • Environmental conditions include: Noise conditions, injury exposures, atmospheric exposure to disinfecting and odor reducing cleaning supplies, cleansers and chemicals.

Travel:  Local within the Monroe County, NY area.


EEO Statement

The agencies are equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants in the hiring, promotion, compensation, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence or any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender orientation/identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran, domestic violence victim status, prior arrest and conviction records or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


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