Recreation Interns

Green ChimneysBrewster, NY

3 months ago


Job Title

Recreation Internship - Spring 2023

Job Location

Brewster Main Campus

Job Overview

  • One-of-a-kind experience in a culturally diverse recreation program
  • Designed to provide residents with genuine and impactful recreation experiences
  • Improve socialization, emotion regulation and expression, self-esteem, and more
  • Interns work with children in the Green Chimneys residential treatment program
  • Assist with recreational activities, programming, special events, and documentation
  • Specialize in art, adventure, and nature-based therapies
  • Extensive training, supervision, and professional development opportunities


  • Volunteer position
  • Academic credit available
  • Housing not guaranteed or likely for summer months


  • Facilitate recreational activities
  • Assist recreation staff with programming and special events
  • Maintain documentation of assessments, evaluations, and treatment
  • Participate in Green Chimneys staff training, including Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, adventure programming, First Aid/CPR certification, Lifeguard training, and professional development


  • Must be a junior in college or 21 years of age
  • Commitment to a minimum of a 14-week internship
  • Interest in working with youth with special emotional and behavioral needs
  • Experience with children preferred, but not required
  • Willingness to actively participate and experience new situations
  • Must be receiving college credit, preference to interns currently studying therapeutic recreation in college

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Management Science9%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations4%

  • Communication4%

  • Psychology4%

  • Marketing4%

  • 254 other majors72%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Walt Disney World
  • United States Senate
  • National Park Service
  • Marriott
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Brewster, NY | $5,639/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,481

  • Miscellaneous$1,007

  • Food$505

  • Utilities$328

  • Transportation$318


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