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Work at Camp

Working at Camp at the J offer invaluable skill-building, leadership, training, and enrichment opportunities that can’t be found anywhere else! Our staff is comprised of dedicated leaders, working together to create a vibrant and comfortable Jewish community for our campers. The rewards are great – the joy of helping a child and the excitement and fun of working as part of a hilarious, energetic team. Working at Camp at the J is an experience that will stay with you for the rest of your life.

Current Opportunities

Unit Head

POSITION SUMMARY:

Minimum of 18 years old. The Unit Head works with Assistant Camp Director and 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. Leads one of the following age groups: Pioneers (Kindergartners) Trailblazers (Grades 1-2) Raiders (Grades 3-4) Quest (Grades 5-8) LIT (Grades 9-10)

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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Program Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY:

Minimum 18 years old. The Program Coordinator works with Assistant Camp Director and Camp Director to plan, develop, and coordinate age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting camp programs and activities, supervise specialists, and provide a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers.

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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Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY:

Minimum of 16 years old. The Specialist works with the Program Coordinator to plan, develop, and coordinate age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting specialty activities, lesson plans and provide a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers. Leads activities for each bunk in one of the following specialties: Art, Sports, Music, Drama, Nature/Cooking, Israeli Culture or another specialized field.

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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Counselor

POSITION SUMMARY:

Minimum of 16 years old. The Counselor works with the Co-Counselors and 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.

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

Minimum of 18 years old. The Advocate works with the camp Inclusion Coordinator, 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. This position may work 1:1 with an assigned camper or work closely with 1:2 campers.

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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Nurse

Must be a Registered Nurse. This person is available as a consultant and provides medical support to Camp at the J. Minimum Education Required: Ohio nursing license, current CPR and First Aid certifications, and a valid driver’s license Minimum Experience Required: Has worked with children and young adults is desirable. Special Skills: Able to observe and identify environmental hazards, unsanitary or unhealthy conditions, and other risks related to camp activities or the conditions of the camp.

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

Minimum of 16 years old. The Office Administrator works with the Assistant Camp Director and Camp Director in a customer service position responsible for managing communication to staff and to parents, as well as all camp administration during the summer.

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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Community Life Coordinator

Minimum of 18 years old. Works with the Assistant Camp Director, Camp Director and Inclusion Coordinator to accommodate campers who may not require an advocate yet may need additional assistance.

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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Inclusion Coordinator

The Inclusion Coordinator works with Assistant Camp Director and Camp Director to plan, develop, and coordinate age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting camp programs and activities, supervise advocates, and provide a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers. Provide assistance in groups of adapting activities as needed, and run a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers. This position may work 1:1 with an assigned camper or work closely with 1:2 campers.

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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