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Summer Camp Specialist (Art)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Camp Specialist plans, develops, and coordinates age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting specialty activities, and provides a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow camp and JCC policies and procedures
  • Participate in staff training sessions and orientation prior to the start of camp season
  • Lead specialty session during staff training
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Keep camp director informed of any camper or staff issues
  • Develop and implement routines, schedules, and procedures for specialty activities
  • Maintain positive working relationship with camp staff
  • Plan and implement lesson plans, following the objectives and outline of the camp
  • Develop supply list at least two weeks prior to need of supplies and submit to Camp Director
  • Know each camper
  • Know all staff
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers and staff
  • Responsible for the care of specialty equipment and cleanliness of camp facilities
  • Prepare newsletter articles informing parents of specialty activities
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of the family night activities
  • Assist in arrival and dismissal of campers
  • Exhibit a high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Exhibit a positive attitude and demeanor
  • Remain flexible and available to carry forth with all camp related activities
  • Assist in the evaluation of specialty activities at the conclusion of camp
  • Inventory specialty supplies and equipment at the conclusion of camp
  • Lead or assist in implementing before/after care programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

POSITION SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College graduate preferred
  • Experience in camping, teaching or related field
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and love of fun
  • Desire and ability to work and play with children
  • Ability to take guidance and supervision
  • Specialty skills and the ability to teach skills to campers
  • Team player
  • Ability to plan and implement daily lesson plans
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.
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Summer Camp Specialist (Drama)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Camp Specialist plans, develops, and coordinates age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting specialty activities, and provides a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow camp and JCC policies and procedures
  • Participate in staff training sessions and orientation prior to the start of camp season
  • Lead specialty session during staff training
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Keep camp director informed of any camper or staff issues
  • Develop and implement routines, schedules, and procedures for specialty activities
  • Maintain positive working relationship with camp staff
  • Plan and implement lesson plans, following the objectives and outline of the camp
  • Develop supply list at least two weeks prior to need of supplies and submit to Camp Director
  • Know each camper
  • Know all staff
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers and staff
  • Responsible for the care of specialty equipment and cleanliness of camp facilities
  • Prepare newsletter articles informing parents of specialty activities
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of the family night activities
  • Assist in arrival and dismissal of campers
  • Exhibit a high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Exhibit a positive attitude and demeanor
  • Remain flexible and available to carry forth with all camp related activities
  • Assist in the evaluation of specialty activities at the conclusion of camp
  • Inventory specialty supplies and equipment at the conclusion of camp
  • Lead or assist in implementing before/after care programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

POSITION SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College graduate preferred
  • Experience in camping, teaching or related field
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and love of fun
  • Desire and ability to work and play with children
  • Ability to take guidance and supervision
  • Specialty skills and the ability to teach skills to campers
  • Team player
  • Ability to plan and implement daily lesson plans
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.
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Summer Camp Specialist (Nature/Cooking)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Camp Specialist plans, develops, and coordinates age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting specialty activities, and provides a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow camp and JCC policies and procedures
  • Participate in staff training sessions and orientation prior to the start of camp season
  • Lead specialty session during staff training
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Keep camp director informed of any camper or staff issues
  • Develop and implement routines, schedules, and procedures for specialty activities
  • Maintain positive working relationship with camp staff
  • Plan and implement lesson plans, following the objectives and outline of the camp
  • Develop supply list at least two weeks prior to need of supplies and submit to Camp Director
  • Know each camper
  • Know all staff
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers and staff
  • Responsible for the care of specialty equipment and cleanliness of camp facilities
  • Prepare newsletter articles informing parents of specialty activities
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of the family night activities
  • Assist in arrival and dismissal of campers
  • Exhibit a high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Exhibit a positive attitude and demeanor
  • Remain flexible and available to carry forth with all camp related activities
  • Assist in the evaluation of specialty activities at the conclusion of camp
  • Inventory specialty supplies and equipment at the conclusion of camp
  • Lead or assist in implementing before/after care programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

POSITION SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

College graduate preferred
Experience in camping, teaching or related field
Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and love of fun
Desire and ability to work and play with children
Ability to take guidance and supervision
Specialty skills and the ability to teach skills to campers
Team player
Ability to plan and implement daily lesson plans
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.
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Camp Counselor (Summer)

POSITION SUMMARY:

 To work with the Senior Counselor and Unit Head in the implementation of age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting camp programs and activities, and to provide a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow Camp at the J and JCC policies and procedures
  • Participate in staff training sessions and orientation prior to the start of camp season
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Keep Senior Counselor and Unit Head informed of any camper issues
  • Implement routines, schedules, and procedures for the operation of the bunk
  • Maintain positive working relationship with all camp staff
  • Implement programs with staff, following the objectives and outline of the camp
  • Assist with instructional swim and recreational swim as directed
  • Know each camper in your bunk
  • Know all camp staff
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers in the bunk
  • Never leave campers unattended
  • Share in the implementation of activities
  • Participate in group and specialist activities
  • When/where applicable, help facilitate Jewish learning in camp programs
  • Share responsibility for the care of unit equipment, and cleanliness of camp facilities with other staff
  • Assist in the implementation of any unit late night or overnight programs
  • Attend and participate in any Unit late night or overnight programs and Family Night activities, if applicable
  • Assist in arrival and dismissal of campers
  • Assist in composing a newsletter or articles informing parents of bunk activities
  • Exhibit a high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Exhibit a positive attitude and demeanor
  • Remain flexible and available to carry forth with all camp related activities
  • Assist in the evaluation of co-counselor
  • Assist in the evaluation of the camp program and activities at the conclusion of camp
  • Perform other duties as assigned

POSITION SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 16 years of age and/or must be entering the 11th or 12th grade of high school
  • Previous camp experience a plus
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and love of fun
  • Desire and ability to work and play with children
  • Ability to take guidance and supervision
  • Team player
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.
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Advocate Counselor (Summer)

POSITION SUMMARY:

Advocate Counselor works with the Inclusion Manager, Counselors, and Unit Head in the implementation of age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting camp programs and activities, adapting activities as needed, and provide a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow camp and JCC policies and procedures
  • Participate in staff training sessions and orientation prior to the start of camp season
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Work with Inclusion Coordinator to assist in the development of individualized behavior plans
  • Assist campers as needed (this may involve bathroom assistance, implementation of routines, schedules, and procedures, and meals.)
  • Assist Aquatics staff with instructional swim and recreational swim as directed
  • Keep co-counselors, Inclusion Manager, and Unit Head informed of any camper issues
  • Maintain positive working relationships with all camp staff
  • Encourage interaction between campers with special needs and other campers in bunk
  • Know each camper in your bunk
  • Know all camp staff
  • Help the camp staff to adapt activities so that all children can be included
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers in the bunk
  • Never leave campers unattended
  • Share in the implementation of activities
  • Participate in group and specialist activities
  • Share responsibility for the care of Unit equipment, and cleanliness of camp facilities with other staff
  • Attend all Open House, Family Nights, and other camp programs
  • Attend and participate in any Unit late night or overnight programs and Family Night activities, if applicable
  • Assist in arrival and dismissal of campers
  • Assist in composing a newsletter or articles informing parents of bunk activities
  • Exhibit a high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Exhibit a positive attitude and demeanor
  • Remain flexible and available to carry forth with all camp related activities
  • Assist in the evaluation of co-counselors
  • Assist in the evaluation of the camp program and activities at the conclusion of camp
  • Perform other duties as assigned

POSITION SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 16 years of age and/or must be entering the 11th or 12th grade of high school
  • Previous camp experience a plus
  • Previous inclusion background/training/experience a plus
  • Desire to work and play with children of all needs and abilities
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and love of fun
  • Ability to take guidance and supervision
  • Must be professional and able to maintain confidentiality
  • Team payer
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.
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Camp Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Camp Specialist plans, develops, and coordinates age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting specialty activities, and provides a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow camp and JCC policies and procedures
  • Participate in staff training sessions and orientation prior to the start of camp season
  • Lead specialty session during staff training
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Keep camp director informed of any camper or staff issues
  • Develop and implement routines, schedules, and procedures for specialty activities
  • Maintain positive working relationship with camp staff
  • Plan and implement lesson plans, following the objectives and outline of the camp
  • Develop supply list at least two weeks prior to need of supplies and submit to Camp Director
  • Know each camper
  • Know all staff
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers and staff
  • Responsible for the care of specialty equipment and cleanliness of camp facilities
  • Prepare newsletter articles informing parents of specialty activities
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of the family night activities
  • Assist in arrival and dismissal of campers
  • Exhibit a high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Exhibit a positive attitude and demeanor
  • Remain flexible and available to carry forth with all camp related activities
  • Assist in the evaluation of specialty activities at the conclusion of camp
  • Inventory specialty supplies and equipment at the conclusion of camp
  • Lead or assist in implementing before/after care programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

POSITION SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College graduate preferred
  • Experience in camping, teaching or related field
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and love of fun
  • Desire and ability to work and play with children
  • Ability to take guidance and supervision
  • Specialty skills and the ability to teach skills to campers
  • Team player
  • Ability to plan and implement daily lesson plans
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.
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Camp Unit Head

POSITION SUMMARY:

Unit Head works with Camp Director to plan, develop, and coordinate age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting camp programs and activities, supervise counselors, and provide a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Embody Camp at the J and JCC policies and procedures
  • Lead and participate in staff training sessions and orientation prior to the start of camp season
  • Create an inclusive camp environment
  • Attend/Lead weekly meetings during the summer
  • Keep Camp Director informed of any camper or staff issues
  • Develop and implement routines, schedules, and procedures for the operation of the unit
  • Maintain positive working relationship with Counselors and all camp staff
  • Plan and implement programs with staff, following the objectives and outline of the camp
  • Know each camper
  • Know all camp staff, including camp lifeguards
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the Unit campers and staff
  • Oversee the preparation of group activities, and participate in group activities
  • Help facilitate Jewish learning in camp programs
  • Prepare newsletter articles informing parents of specialty activities
  • Responsible for the care of unit equipment, and cleanliness of camp facilities
  • Responsible for submission of weekly bunk newsletters informing parents of unit activities
  • Plan and implement Family Night/Day activities
  • Plan and implement any Unit late night or overnight programs
  • Arrival and dismissal duties
  • Exhibit a high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Exhibit a positive and flexible attitude and demeanor
  • Remain flexible and available to carry forth with all camp related activities
  • Evaluate staff members throughout the summer, document any issues, and keep Camp Director informed
  • Evaluate camp program and activities at the conclusion of camp
  • Perform other duties as assigned

POSITION SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College graduate preferred
  • Experience in camping, teaching or related field
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to supervise staff and campers
  • Ability to plan and implement daily and special programs
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.
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Senior Camp Counselor

POSITION SUMMARY:

 Senior Counselor works with the unit head in the implementation of age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting camp programs and activities, and provide a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow camp and JCC policies and procedures
  • Participate in staff training sessions and orientation prior to the start of camp season
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Keep unit head informed of any camper issues
  • Implement routines, schedules, and procedures for the operation of the bunk
  • Maintain positive working relationship with all camp staff
  • Implement programs with staff, following the objectives and outline of the camp
  • Assist with instructional swim and recreational swim every day as directed
  • Know each camper in your bunk
  • Know all camp staff
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers in the bunk
  • Never leave campers unattended
  • Share in the planning and implementation of group activities
  • Participate in group and specialty activities
  • When/where applicable, help facilitate Jewish learning in camp programs
  • Share responsibility for the care of unit equipment, and cleanliness of camp facilities with other staff
  • Compose bunk newsletter or article informing parents of unit activities
  • Attend and participate in any Unit late night or overnight programs and Family Night activities, if applicable
  • Attend and assist in the planning and implementation of any unit late night or overnight programs
  • Assist in arrival and dismissal of campers
  • Exhibit a high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Exhibit a positive attitude and demeanor
  • Remain flexible and available to carry forth with all camp related activities
  • Assist in the evaluation of co-counselor
  • Assist in the evaluation of the camp program and activities at the conclusion of camp
  • Perform other duties as assigned

POSITION SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School graduate
  • Camping and/or group leadership experience
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and love of fun
  • Desire and ability to work and play with children
  • Ability to take guidance and supervision
  • Activity skills and the ability to teach skills to campers
  • Team player
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.
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Office Administrator (Summer)

POSITION SUMMARY:

 To work with the Camp Director and camp staff in a customer service position responsible for managing communication to staff and to parents, as well as all camp administration during the summer.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Make phone calls, as needed
  • Coordinate daily attendance records
  • Relay messages concerning camper early pick up or change of pick up to appropriate staff
  • Answer telephone, respond to questions, and take messages
  • Prepare, update, and print schedules as needed
  • Prepare and update transportation binders in advance of field trips as needed
  • Oversee inventory of camp supplies, including ordering new supplies
  • Coordinate all record keeping, including incident reports, purchase vouchers, etc.
  • Manage all camp forms & files, including recording administration of medications
  • Coordinate Campy Meal lunches with JCC Food Services
  • Assist with the coordination of weekly camp newsletter
  • Attend weekly camp staff meetings
  •      Exhibit a positive attitude and demeanor
  • Remain flexible and available to carry forth with all camp related activities
  • Attend and participate in any late night and/or Family Night activities, if applicable
  • Other duties as assigned

POSITION SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum age of 18 or High School Graduate
  • Organization skills a must
  • Customer Service experience a plus
  • Must possess basic office and computer skills
  • Microsoft Word and Excel literate
  • Maintain confidentiality
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.
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