Cradle Beach serves the needs of children with disabilities and those who come from disadvantaged backgrounds. We provide a healthy environment and organized activities to promote socialization, self-worth, and decision making, in an atmosphere of love and acceptance, in all four of our programs.


Residential Summer Camp Counselor
Responsible for supervision of children ages 8-16 attending our Residential Summer Camp Program. Summer Camp Counselors are not required to work all five camp sessions. Amount of sessions worked will be determined during a meeting with Cradle Beach Camp Director. 
Requirements
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Have one year of college completed
  • Must be able to submit a Physical and Immunization forms prior to start date
  • Must be able to pass State and Federal Background checks.

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Summer Camp Nurse – Both Per Diem and Full-Time Residential Needed
Responsible for medical care and medication distribution for children ages 8-16 during our Residential Summer Camp Program. Nurses are not required to work all five camp sessions. Amount of sessions worked will be determined during a meeting with Cradle Beach Camp Director. 
 
Requirements
  • Must be a Registered Nurse
  • Must have current CPR certification- training will be offered to those who do not have a CPR Certification
  • Must be able to pass State and Federal Background checks.

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Lifeguards
Responsible for all lifeguard duties and some pool maintenance during our Residential Summer Camp Program. Lifeguards are not required to work all five camp sessions. Amount of sessions worked will be determined during a meeting with Cradle Beach Camp Director. 
 
Requirements
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must have Lifeguard Certification- training will be offered to those who do not have a Lifeguard Certification.

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Young Staff
Staff between the ages of 17-19 who provide support during our Residential Summer Camp Program. Responsibilities include assistance in the following areas: Laundry, kitchen, arts and crafts, play-stations, and more.
Requirements
  • Must be able to pass State and Federal Background checks.

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Respite Staff
Responsible for supervision and care of individuals with disabilities attending our Respite Program during Fall and Spring weekend retreats. Staff does not have to work every Respite Weekend. Amount of Respite Weekends worked will be determined during a meeting with Cradle Beach Camp Director.
Requirements
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Have one year of college completed
  • Must be able to pass State and Federal Background checks.

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Penguin Run

Date: Sunday, January 26, 2020

Location: Classics’ V Banquet Center

On Sunday, January 26, 2020 some of Buffalo’s most dedicated walkers and runners will brave the winter weather and take to the streets around Classics V Banquet Center on Niagara Falls Blvd. and walk/run for a great cause – Cradle Beach!

All proceeds from the Penguin Run directly benefit the Cradle Beach programs and services offered to over 1,200 children with disabilities and those who come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

**Early Bird Registration**- Register for our 26th Annual Penguin Run 5k before January 1st for just $35!! Also when you register before January 1st you will be entered to win a $50 gift card! Registration after January 1st- $40

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Cradle Beach is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization
Cradle Beach Provides Services All Year-Round
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