Careers at The J

Thank you for your interest in working at The J. We are an equal opportunity organization and believe a diverse staff helps us better serve our clients.

Please fill out and submit our employment application (for camp-related opportunities, please apply here). If an opportunity isn’t currently available, we’ll keep you in mind for future positions.

Open positions:

Corporate Partner Communications Specialist

DIRECT REPORT:  Chief Development Officer 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:  Our Corporate Partner Communications Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing programs, marketing deliverables and communication strategies for corporate partners, while creating new revenue opportunities from such accounts.  In this role, you will be the lead to ensure that The J is meeting all of the contracted yearlong obligations for each partner.  This includes creating programs, networking opportunities, updating social media, facilitating ads, ordering banners, requesting articles and many more action items on behalf of each corporate partner.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Event Planning:

 Collaborate with the Chief Development Officer and the Director of Corporate and Community Relations on organizing, planning, marketing, and coordinating all logistics with both internal and external contacts for corporate partner programs.

  • Manage program registrations through emails, telephone and online. Prepare all materials such as name tags, notebooks, packages, gift bags, registration lists, seating cards, etc.  Also, coordinate final headcount, event flow, room layout, signage, and any special needs with facility staff and corporate partners for each event.
  • Maintain a master development program calendar. Work closely with the events and marketing departments to cross promote awareness on corporate partner programs.
  • Manage on-site production and clean-up for programs and work with JCC internal departments to execute these programs as these partnerships continue to develop through the cultivation and stewardship process.
  • Required to work occasional nights and weekends for select corporate partner programs.
  • Desire to learn and strengthen fundraising skills.

Communications: 

  • Responsible for editorial calendar and communications plans to support corporate partner initiatives.
  • Work collaboratively with the marketing department liaison to maintain the corporate partner’s social media profiles, electronic newsletters and all sponsor communication deliverables.  Organize all corporate partner exposure initiatives including expert testimonials, industry articles, and corporate resource advertising opportunities/deliverables on the JCC campus.
  • Execute content curation and creation for biannual corporate partner publication.  This includes working closely with corporate partners and the development team to create high quality publications for J members as well as marketing and design of piece.
  • Collaborate with marketing liaison on all website-related content and collateral needs for corporate partner programs and assist with the marketing needs for each of these programs.
  • Work with marketing department to produce quarterly J Perks collateral and distribution.
  • Keep track of results for corporate partners and be able to provide metrics for each deliverable.
  • Engage with J staff each month to ensure all corporate partner events and activities are being cross promoted and shared via through The J for 1 initiative.

WORKING CONDITIONS / LOCATION:  Scottsdale, Arizona

SCHEDULE: As needed and required by the position.

STATUS:  Full time exempt 40 hours plus per week and possible weekends.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / DEMANDS:  Standing, walking, repetitive motions, bending, stretching.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:  4 year degree, 3 years’ experience in event planning & development. MS Office, word, excel and power point.

SAFETY:  Must practice and promote safety at all times.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Teacher

Direct Report
ECC Director & ECC Assistant Director

Essential Functions / Responsibilities / Duties
The Valley of the Sun JCC Early Childhood Center teaching staff have the educational qualifications, knowledge, dedication to learning, and professional commitment necessary to promote children and their families as they learn and develop. As Teacher, you will develop, implement, and evaluate the preschool curriculum, and be responsible for providing a quality educational program that reflects the goals and values of the Valley of the Sun JCC Early Childhood Center. The Teacher supports the development and implementation of a quality educational program reflecting the goals and values of the school. The Teacher brings a love of children and of learning and commitment to introducing children to a supportive, creative Jewish learning environment, and is well versed in child development.

As a Teacher you will use your knowledge of child development, curriculum, Judaism, and/or the community to help your colleagues in their development. Teachers are responsible for monitoring the development and learning of the children, and for communicating this information to parents and the Director. Teachers also supervise and provide guidance to all classroom staff.

Key Areas of Responsibility

Teaching & Curriculum

  • Plan and implement, with teaching team, a daily curriculum according to developmentally appropriate practices and school values
  • Nurture physical, spiritual, emotional, social, and intellectual growth and development of each child
  • Provide care, protection, and guidance to the children
  • Ensure consistency of the daily curriculum with the school values statement
  • Assist in the development, evaluation and revision of the Preschool curriculum

Administrative & Classroom

  • Maintain a cheerful, nurturing, healthy, safe and clean classroom environment
  • Maintain attendance and injury records
  • Maintain Child Portfolios and evaluation records
  • Maintain storage, organization, and cleanliness of classroom equipment and materials

Communication & Community

  • Communicate regularly with Director, including all concerns regarding a child’s progress
  • Participate in regular staff meetings
  • Monitor growth and development of each child and communicate progress and/or concerns with parents and
    Director
  • Communicate regularly with parents
  • Hold parent conferences as needed/requested
  • Protect the rights and privacy of children and families by maintaining strict confidentiality according to the
    NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct
  • Maintain a continuing dialogue with the teaching team with regard to the children and classroom environment
  • Attend school wide and class events such as picnics, parties, parent meetings, and other special events
  • Work with the teaching team on problem solving classroom and school issues
  • Participate in all training programs, conferences, seminars, courses and other aspects of professional growth and continuing education provided by the JCC and other outside resources.
  • Identify, provide and facilitate needed additional assessment or interventions where necessary.

Professional Development

  • Strive for a good working relationship with fellow teachers and administrative staff
  • Embrace a school culture of lifelong learning through a commitment to personal learning and growth
  • Work towards increasing abilities as a teacher and as a teacher in a Jewish preschool through classroom
    experience and observations, attendance at workshops & classes, reading of books and periodicals
  • Team with other preschool staff for professional development on the peer to peer level
  • Strive for a good working relationship with fellow teachers and administrative staff
  • Any additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director.

Leading Learning

  • Mentor new teachers and other staff as assigned
  • Give input and assist in curriculum and structural planning for the school
  • Preform duties in any assigned classroom

Working Location and Environment
Scottsdale, Arizona. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

Schedule
12-6pm and 2-6pm or 3-6pm and as needed and required by the position.

Physical Requirements / Demands
Standing, walking, repetitive motions, bending, stretching.

Education / Specialized Training / Experience & Skills

Required:

  • Minimal requirement High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • One year of programmatic experience in the group education of children
  • Willingness to mentor colleagues
  • Strong communication skills: oral, reading, writing
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of the growth and development of young children and ability to utilize this information in the
    classroom
  • Ability and willingness to work with a team
  • Ability to recognize and promote safety in the classroom setting
  • Meet background check & health requirements
  • Desire for continued development of teaching skills including collaboration with specialists
  • Judaic knowledge or willingness to acquire
  • Child CPR certification or willingness to acquire
  • Attending and participating in mandatory and suggested training opportunities outside of work hours that will
    promote professional growth.
  • Model good character and professionalism

Preferred:

  • College degree preferred in a child related field from an accredited college or university
  • At least three years of experience in the group education of children
  • Jewish education
  • Familiarity with community resources

Safety
Must practice and promote safety at all times.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Substitute Teacher

Direct Report
ECC Director & ECC Assistant Director

Essential Functions / Responsibilities / Duties
Substitute Teachers fill in for Staff if they are unable to work for any reason. We maintain a list of possible subs that we call if a teacher will be out. We call until 10 the night before or after 6:30 the morning of the need. If we have advance notice, like if a teacher has a doctor’s appointment or personal day, we arrange for subs further in advance. If we call someone to sub and they are not available that is always fine. The substitute is responsible to arrive at whatever time the teacher they are covering for would normally work. A warm smile and willingness to help are a great asset, and of course, they must love children. They play with the children, help with prep and clean up and supervise play and facilitate socialization. All of our substitute teachers must be fingerprinted and have a current, clear TB test on record. The Substitute teacher will work with the Teachers in each assigned classroom to envision and create a program for children and their families in a loving, nurturing and supportive environment. They have strong interpersonal and communication skills- they will be friendly and welcoming to all parents, children, & staff. Maintain confidentiality AT ALL TIMES with regards to children’s and staff’s information. Be a self-motivated team player in the Early Childhood Learning Center and at the JCC.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Helping Teachers to ensure classroom excellence is achieved and maintained in his/her classroom.
  • Creating and maintaining collaborative relationships with the other staff members.
  • Complying with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Quality First, and AZ
    DHS accreditation standards – i.e., helping with assessments, lesson plans, and child-centered activities.
  • Working with Teachers to implement weekly lesson plans that adhere to NAEYC standards on a weekly basis.
  • Help keep records – diaper logs, tracking sheets, daily reports – up to date.
  • May need to assist with picture taking for portfolios on individual children’s development with samples and
    photographs and prepare written assessments and evaluations.
  • Helping to implement developmentally appropriate practice with all children at the Early Childhood Learning Center.
  • Interacting and working collaboratively with all other components of the ECC/JCC.
  • Assist with set up of activities for children
  • Facilitate play and promote fairness, positive interactions, language and creative development.
  • Assist conflict resolution. Intercede in conflict, physically separate if necessary. Help children to find a place of
    calm, comfort and attend to any injuries and support understanding of situation and amicable resolution for
    children involved.
  • Help children to wash hands, use bathroom or change diapers.
  • Assist with snack serving.
  • Read stories or encourage conversation among children during snack or circle time.
  • Clean up tables, wipe down tables, sweep floor if needed.
  • Assist teachers during circle or lead circle time. A variety of music, movement and storytelling are encouraged.
    If not leading, sit with children to help them focus and participate.
  • Assist children in caring for themselves including dressing, hand washing and potty or diapering.
  • Oversee and facilitate play on the play yard. Observe yard by moving through area and being attune to
    conflicts and potential dangers.
  • Participate in all training programs, conferences, seminars, courses and other aspects of professional growth and continuing education provided by the JCC and other outside resources.
  • Identify, provide and facilitate needed additional assessment or interventions where necessary.
  • Assist children in cleanup of yard and return to classroom.
  • Supervise and help with children’s lunches. May involve warming food or cleaning up spills.
  • Provide comfort and support to children when they are upset.
  • Able to lift and carry child up to 50 lbs. Able to sit on floor and participate in all children’s activities. Able to
    work outdoors as needed.

Working Conditions / Location
Scottsdale, Arizona.

Schedule
M-F various schedules as needed and required by the position. Call for more information.

Status
Part time Non Exempt

Physical Requirements / Demands
Standing, walking, repetitive motions, bending, stretching.

Education / Specialized Training

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Ability to relate to young children and adults
  • Strong desire for continued learning and growth
  • Ability to carry out assigned tasks, accepting supervision and acting independently as needed
  • Judaic knowledge or willingness to acquire
  • Ability to recognize and promote safety in the classroom setting
  • Meet background check & health requirements
  • Model good character and professionalism
  • Child CPR & First Aid certification

Preferred:
At least 6 ECE units and are interested in working with young children. Knowledge of Jewish culture and traditions are a plus.

Safety
Must practice and promote safety at all times.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Kids Club Team Member

Direct Report
Kids Club Supervisor

Summary of Essential Job Functions
Kids Club Team Member is responsible for supervising children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work weekends.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Greet members and maintain a friendly and professional demeanor at all times
  • Maintain the cleanliness of toys and kids club area following each shift
  • Able to work well with groups of kids / infants in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations

Other Requirements
Must pass background check, get fingerprint clearance card, and submit TB test results.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Van Driver

Direct Report
Sr. Manager of Youth Services

Essential Functions / Responsibilities / Duties
The Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center is seeking Club J bus drivers/trolley drivers. Club J is the after-school program for grades K-5. The program has 200+ kids annually. The ideal candidate will need to be highly organized, prompt, reliable, and timely. The position requires energy, attention to detail, creativity, professionalism and willingness to work with a group of people towards the common goal of creating an outstanding after-school program. The safety of the children is the number one priority. Driver must be able to keep their group safe at all times and provide a fun, nurturing setting.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Meeting the physical, social and emotional needs of the children
  • Direct supervision of the children while transporting them to and from their activities
  • Direct supervision of the children while transporting them to and from their school
  • Ability to positively manage the group
  • Flexible and able to adapt to different activity changes with short notice
  • Follow instructions and guidelines of the Club J program
  • Responsible for check in/out procedure of child participants
  • Adhere to Club J policies and procedures
  • Keep track of where every child is at all times

Minimum Requirements

  • Pass background check with positive results
  • Have a license and clean driving record
  • TB Test required
  • Fingerprint Clearance Card required-we can process
  • CPR-we can process through training
  • Professional behavior
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to manage groups of children
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Reliable/excellent attendance

Working Conditions / Location
Scottsdale, Arizona

Schedule
As needed and required by the position.

Status
Non-exempt

Physical Requirements / Demands
Sitting, standing, walking, repetitive motions, bending, stretching.

Education / Specialized Training
Valid driver’s license, CPR & First Aid.

Experience & Skills

  • Prior experience working with children ages 5 – 12
  • Experience driving a 15 passenger van or bus; preferred

Safety
Must practice and promote safety at all times.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Behavior/Inclusion Specialist

DIRECT REPORT: Director of Camping Services

JOB SUMMARY: The Behavior/Inclusion Specialist will report to the Director of Camping Services and is responsible for overseeing Inclusion Camp staff as well as campers with disabilities ages 5 thru 13 years. The Behavior/Inclusion Specialist’s primary responsibilities include intake of campers requesting special accommodations to attend camp, overall health and safety of campers and staff as well as support/reasonable accommodations made in order for campers to have a successful camp experience.

REQUIRED SKILLS / ABILITIES / CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Assist children with special needs (developmental, social and physical) integrate into settings with other campers
  • Provide support to campers and staff through guidance, encouragement, recognition and fun
  • Plan age and developmentally appropriate activities while encouraging being active and creating friendships
  • Positive and high energy, proactive, requiring little direction, takes initiative and responsibility
  • Be willing to dress up, be silly, sing a song and lose the game when needed
  • Serve as a role model by displaying exemplary behavior at all times
  • Possess integrity, high ethical standards and ability to maintain poise throughout times of high stress
  • Excellent communication and ability to collaborate effectively with others in a team setting
  • Ensure a safe and nurturing environment; attending to the needs of campers as the number one priority
  • Help cultivate friendships between campers and establish a sense of belonging and community
  • Ability to remain flexible and adapt to changes and needs
  • Demonstrated reasoning skills and ability to make quick and sound judgment calls as well as the ability to resolve conflict with solution oriented approach
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor during an emergency/high stress situations while making sounds judgment calls
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Motivation to contribute positively to JCC Shemesh camp at-large community
  • Integrate Jewish values into daily activities to foster an environment of growth, respect, and caring

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review special accommodation request paperwork, set up intake meetings with families and children to asses accommodations and staffing to make the camper successful, suggest plan of action for each camper to Camp Director
  • Training, supervision, support and evaluation of all Inclusion Counselors (1:1 staff), including individual supervisory meeting with each of the I.C.’s weekly and assisting in the development of individualized behavior/accommodation plans
  • Train the general camp staff during orientation week and camp groups throughout the summer regarding Inclusion and Behavior Management
  • Help the camp staff to adapt activities so that all children can be included
  • Provide ongoing coaching and support for camp staff related to consistent discipline procedures
  • Provide behavior management guidance and intervention for campers as necessary, document and communicate accordingly with parents/guardians and Camp Director
  • Intervenes when camper or staff shows distress or concerns about behaviors
  • Provide activities for stress relief, de-escalation, self-esteem growth, and similar for campers as well as staff.
  • Conducts daily checks with units for safety and wellbeing
  • Take and/or collect notes regarding campers progress in camp to share with parents/guardians and Camp Director
  • Assist in planning and executing multi-day summer camp training and in-service camp trainings
  • Attend leadership meetings and other meetings, lead necessary training as requested and conduct unit meetings during camp season
  • Directly supervises program participants, inclusion counselors, camp counselors and volunteers in accordance with JCC, DHS and ACA compliance standards and best practices
  • Supervise children during swim activities; this includes if needed swimming with the children as a sub staff, keeping children safe and engaged in the swim/pool activities
  • Assist with set up and clean up materials for camp activities, sanitation, care of supplies and equipment
  • Ensure execution of assigned weekly schedule and camper participation
  • Know and develop a positive relationship with each camper
  • Review each camper’s profile and plan for the camper accordingly
  • Ensure for the health, safety, and welfare of all campers in any area or programs at camp
  • Maintain contact with campers’ parent/guardians weekly at minimum
  • Monitor communications via Remini
  • Lead and supervise weekly field trips
  • Attend and provide support during overnight trips (Dependent on assigned unit: grades 3rd &4th Tucson overnighter June 18th thru 19th, all camper over nighter July 1st thru 2nd, grades 5th-8th July 9th thru 10th )
  • Create a culture of trust, respect and feedback within the assigned unit
  • Provide staff development through regular performance observations and feedback in areas staff are doing well in and/or can improve, providing praise and encouragement
  • Evaluate Inclusion Counselors throughout the summer, in the form of performance evaluations weeks 4 & 10
  • Assist with bunking campers
  • Help facilitate daily snack
  • Help facilitate daily Shuk sales
  • Provide an atmosphere for developing good morale and well-being among all staff
  • Ensure that programs are aligned with the VOSJCC values and provides a culturally rich Jewish based camp experience while promoting a welcoming environment for all
  • Be a backup van driver as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS / LOCATION: Exposed to outdoor weather, extreme heat and health club environment

SCHEDULE: Non-Exempt Seasonal Full-time

  • During camp days: Monday-Friday 8:15am to 4:45pm w/30 min unpaid lunch & two to three days a week until 6:00pm
  • Prep Work:
    • 10 hours per week in Feb.
    • 20 hours per week in March thru May
    • 40 hours a week May 26th-August 1st
    • Camp cleanup day Saturday August 2nd
  • As well as department events as directed
  • Hours may vary depending on camp needs

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to work in an outside environment, in excessive heat and walk, stand and sit for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to have the capable of lifting 30 pounds and carry and move tables, chairs, and other program equipment.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE/ SPECIALIZED TRAINING:

  • 21 years of age
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a member of camp leadership/supervisor
  • Minimum 2 years’ professional experience working with youth grades K-12
  • Experience in de-escalation techniques
  • Experience or education in special education, education, mental health, psychology, or social work fields preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification (employees responsibility to obtain)
  • Pass TB test (to be paid by JCC)
  • Pass fingerprint clearance (to be paid by JCC)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving history for the past 18 months
  • Able to pass a drug & alcohol test & tested at random there after.

SAFETY: Must practice and promote safety at all times.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Camp Counselor

DIRECT REPORT: Director of Camping Services

JOB SUMMARY: The Camp Counselor will report to the Director of Camping Services, Unit Leader, Lead Staff and other camp leadership members. The Camp Counselor is responsible for overseeing an age group of camper’s ages 5 thru 13 years, dependent on group assigned. The Camp Counselor’s primary responsibilities include providing a safe and memorable experience with the ability to teach valuable social skills, maintain positive relationships with campers and ensure their needs are met daily.

REQUIRED SKILLS / ABILITIES / CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Positive and high energy, proactive, requiring little direction, takes initiative and responsibility
  • Be willing to dress up, be silly, sing a song and lose the game when needed
  • Serve as a role model by displaying exemplary behavior at all times
  • Possess integrity, high ethical standards and ability to maintain poise throughout times of high stress
  • Excellent communication and ability to collaborate effectively with others in a team setting
  • Ensure a safe and nurturing environment; attending to the needs of campers as the number one priority
  • Provide support to campers through guidance, encouragement, recognition and fun
  • Help cultivate friendships between campers and establish a sense of belonging and community
  • Ability to remain flexible and adapt to changes and needs
  • Demonstrated reasoning skills and ability to make quick and sound judgment calls as well as the ability to resolve conflict with solution oriented approach
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor during an emergency/high stress situations while making sounds judgment calls
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Motivation to contribute positively to JCC Shemesh camp at-large community
  • Integrate Jewish values into daily activities to foster an environment of growth, respect, and caring

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend multi-day summer camp training and in-service camp trainings and meetings
  • Supervise a camp group ranging from 18 to 24 children (dependent on group assigned; Kinder thru 8th grade)
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities
  • Implement planned activities, written curriculum plans for all open group times throughout summer and assigned weekly schedule
  • Responsible for the safety and wellbeing of each child in the group at all times
  • Facilitate camp activities such as games, crafts, songs, sports, skits, special events and other camp activities.
  • Supervise children during swim activities; this includes swimming with them, keeping children safe and engaged in the swim/pool activities
  • Supervise children during field trips and adhered to the highest level of safety
  • Ensure camper participation in activities
  • Set up and clean up materials for camp activities
  • Maintain a physical environment (indoors and outdoors) which is safe, clean and organized
  • Know and develop a positive relationship with each camper
  • Review each camper’s profile and plan for the camper accordingly
  • Ensure for the health, safety, and welfare of all campers in any area or programs at camp
  • Get to know all camp staff within the camp group and ensure their success through needed guidance, support and resources ensuring the staff members wellbeing
  • Maintain regular contact with campers’ parent/guardians in person
  • Provide behavior management guidance and intervention for campers as necessary, document and communicate accordingly
  • Attend assigned overnight trips (Dependent on assigned unit: grades 3rd &4th Tucson overnighter June 18th thru 19th, all camper over nighter July 1st thru 2nd, grades 5th-8th July 9th thru 10th )
  • Create a culture of trust, respect and feedback within the assigned group
  • Adhere to all JCC, DHS and ACA compliance standards and best practices
  • Implement and collect weekly camper evaluations
  • Help facilitate daily snack
  • Help facilitate daily Shuk sales
  • Provide an atmosphere for developing good morale and well-being among all staff
  • Ensure that programs are aligned with the VOSJCC values and provides a culturally rich Jewish based camp experience while promoting a welcoming environment for all
  • Other duties as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS / LOCATION: Exposed to outdoor weather, extreme heat and health club environment

SCHEDULE: Non-Exempt Seasonal Part-Time

  • Mandatory Camp Training
    • 17th (9:00am-5:30pm)
    • 18th-20th (3:00pm-9:30pm)
  • Camp Season: May 26th-July 31st
    • Only allow up to 5 days off
  • Camp Hours: Monday & Field Trip Days 8:15am-4:30pm & Tuesday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Camp cleanup day Saturday August 2nd (8:30am-4:30pm)
  • As well as department events as directed
  • Hours may vary depending on camp needs

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to work in an outside environment, in excessive heat and walk, stand and sit for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to have the capable of lifting 30 pounds and carry and move tables, chairs, and other program equipment.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE/ SPECIALIZED TRAINING:

  • At least 18 years of age (under 18 must apply for Jr. Counselor)
  • Commitment and ability to work full 10 weeks of camp (May 26-August 2) and training dates (May 17th-20th)
  • Minimum 1 year professional experience working with youth grades K-12
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification (employees responsibility to obtain)
  • Pass TB test (to be paid by JCC)
  • Pass fingerprint clearance (to be paid by JCC)

SAFETY: Must practice and promote safety at all times.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Lead Camp Counselor

DIRECT REPORT: Director of Camping Services

JOB SUMMARY: The Lead Camp Counselor will report to the Director of Camping Services and is responsible for overseeing an age group of camper’s ages 5 thru 13 years, dependent on group assigned. The Unit Leader Assistant’s primary responsibilities include maintaining positive relationships with campers and ensuring their needs are met, supervising and guiding camp staff, assisting in the creation and facilitation of camp activities and parent communication. In addition, the Unit Leader Assistant will assist with pre-camp planning.

REQUIRED SKILLS / ABILITIES / CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Positive and high energy, proactive, requiring little direction, takes initiative and responsibility
  • Be willing to dress up, be silly, sing a song and lose the game when needed
  • Serve as a role model by displaying exemplary behavior at all times
  • Excellent communication and ability to collaborate effectively with others in a team setting
  • Provide support to camp counselors through training, guidance, encouragement, recognition, fun and using motivational tactics
  • Ensure a safe and nurturing environment; attending to the needs of campers as the number one priority
  • Provide support to campers through guidance, encouragement, recognition and fun
  • Help cultivate friendships between campers and establish a sense of belonging and community
  • Ability to remain flexible and adapt to changes and needs
  • Demonstrated reasoning skills and ability to make quick and sound judgment calls as well as the ability to resolve conflict with solution oriented approach. Seeks assistance from the Camp Director when appropriate
  • Possess integrity, high ethical standards and ability to maintain poise throughout times of high stress
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Motivation to contribute positively to JCC Shemesh camp at-large community
  • Integrate Jewish values into daily activities to foster an environment of growth, respect, and caring

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend multi-day summer camp training and in-service camp trainings and meetings
  • Supervise a camp group ranging from 18 to 24 children (dependent on group assigned; Kinder thru 8th grade)
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities
  • Implement planned activities, written curriculum plans for all open group times throughout summer and assigned weekly schedule
  • Facilitate camp activities such as games, crafts, songs, sports, skits, special events and other camp activities.
  • Supervise children during swim activities; this includes swimming with them, keeping children safe and engaged in the swim/pool activities
  • Lead and supervise children during field trips and adhered to the highest level of safety
  • Responsible for the safety and wellbeing of each child in the group at all times
  • Set up and clean up materials for camp activities
  • Ensure camper participation in activities
  • Get to know all camp staff within the camp group and ensure their success through needed guidance, support and resources ensuring the staff members wellbeing
  • Review each camper’s profile and plan for the camper accordingly
  • Maintain a physical environment (indoors and outdoors) which is safe, attractive, and clean
  • Ensure for the health, safety, and welfare of all campers in any area or programs at camp
  • Maintain regular contact with campers’ parent/guardians in person and daily thru Remini app
  • Provide behavior management guidance and intervention for campers as necessary, document and communicate accordingly
  • Act as next level up in camper or staff issues that may arise during the summer. Seek assistance form Unit Leader, Assistant and/or Camp Director as needed
  • Attend assigned overnight trips (Dependent on assigned unit: grades 3rd &4th Tucson overnighter June 18th thru 19th, all camper over nighter July 1st thru 2nd, grades 5th-8th July 9th thru 10th )
  • Create a culture of trust, respect and feedback within the assigned group
  • Oversee Camp Counselors, Inclusion Counselors, and performance while implementing JCC, DHS and ACA compliance standards and best practices
  • Provide staff development through regular performance observations and feedback in areas staff are doing well in and/or can improve, providing praise and encouragement
  • Assist Unit Leaders in feedback/completion in regarding performance evaluations for Camp Counselors & Inclusions Counselors
  • Monitor and ensure staff are abiding by the staff schedule and report if staff are late, absent and if group is over or under staffed
  • Give feedback regarding bunking campers
  • Implement and collect weekly camper evaluations
  • Help facilitate daily snack
  • Help facilitate daily Shuk sales
  • Provide an atmosphere for developing good morale and well-being among all staff
  • Ensure that programs are aligned with the VOSJCC values and provides a culturally rich Jewish based camp experience while promoting a welcoming environment for all
  • Other duties as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS / LOCATION: Exposed to outdoor weather, extreme heat and health club environment

SCHEDULE: Non-Exempt Seasonal Part-Time

  • Mandatory Camp Training
    • 17th (9:00am-5:30pm)
    • 18th-20th (3:00pm-9:30pm)
  • Camp Season: May 26th-July 31st
    • Only allow up to 5 days off
    • Only allow up to 5 days off
  • Camp Hours: Monday & Field Trip Days 8:15am-4:30pm & Tuesday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Camp cleanup day Saturday August 2nd (8:30am-4:30pm)
  • As well as department events as directed
  • Hours may vary depending on camp needs

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to work in an outside environment, in excessive heat and walk, stand and sit for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to have the capable of lifting 30 pounds and carry and move tables, chairs, and other program equipment.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE/ SPECIALIZED TRAINING:

  • At least 18 years of age (under 18 must apply for Jr. Counselor)
  • Commitment and ability to work full 10 weeks of camp (May 26-August 2) and training dates (May 17th-20th)
  • Minimum 1 year professional experience working with youth grades K-12
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification (employees responsibility to obtain)
  • Pass TB test (to be paid by JCC)
  • Pass fingerprint clearance (to be paid by JCC)

SAFETY: Must practice and promote safety at all times.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Camp Operations Lead

DIRECT REPORT: Director of Camping Services

JOB SUMMARY: The Operations Lead will report to the Director of Camping Services. The primary role of this position is to support all camp functions for seamless operations on a day-to-day-basis.  Typical functions will be to help facilitate AM sign in, AM drive up drop off, reconcile camper numbers, set up snack for AM and PM, facilitate camp store sales, assist with loading campers safely on buses during field trips, facilitate PM pick up, etc.

REQUIRED SKILLS / ABILITIES / CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Positive and high energy, proactive, requiring little direction, takes initiative and responsibility
  • Possess excellent organizational and effective communication skills
  • Skilled at managing multiple projects simultaneously with changing priorities
  • Ability to work in a busy environment with many distractions while remaining task oriented
  • Excellent customer service skills to be utilized with campers, families, co-workers, etc.
  • Serve as a role model by displaying exemplary behavior at all times
  • Excellent communication and ability to collaborate effectively with others in a team setting
  • Ability to remain flexible and adapt to changes and needs
  • Demonstrated reasoning skills and ability to make quick and sound judgment calls as well as the ability to resolve conflict with solution oriented approach. Seeks assistance from the Camp Director when appropriate
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Motivation to contribute positively to JCC Shemesh camp at-large community
  • Ensure a safe and nurturing environment; attending to the needs of campers as the number one priority
  • Be willing to dress up, be silly, sing a song and lose the game when needed
  • Integrate Jewish values into daily activities to foster an environment of growth, respect, and caring
  • Provide support to camp counselors through training, guidance, encouragement, recognition, fun and using motivational tactics

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend multi-day summer camp training and in-service camp trainings and meetings
  • Assist with pre-summer camp set up and post-camp tear down
  • Mitigate risk wherever possible and make safety recommendations to the Camp Director
  • Monitor safety, including enforcement of staff compliance to all policies as they pertain to the complete supervision of all campers and staff.
  • Provide administrative and management support to the Camp Leadership team
  • Responsible for daily camp set up which includes but is not limited to: filling and delivering water jugs, setting up canopies, prepping camp spaces and supplies, set up and help facilitate AM/PM sign in/out, setting up the outdoor area for camper drop off as well facilitate, set up, help serve and clean up AM/PM snack, set up and facilitate camp store sales, help load campers on buses during field trips, reconcile daily camper numbers, etc.
  • Purchase camp supplies as needed
  • Clean, fuel camp vans
  • Secure and help set up program areas for special events, activities, etc.
  • Set up and clean up materials for camp activities
  • Inventory program supplies which includes but is not limited to snack, ice cream, camp store, first aid supplies, etc.
  • Chaperone field trips as needed and support staff in areas including but not limited to ensuring every field trip has water, snacks, emergency folders, contact info for place visiting, walkie-talkies, as well as adhering to the highest level of safety, etc.
  • Provide general supervision in areas such as: gathering times, snack, lunch, pool, rock wall, field trips, etc.
  • Uphold participants, camp counselors and volunteers in accordance with JCC, DHS and ACA compliance standards and best practices
  • Ensure for the health, safety, and welfare of all campers in any area or programs at camp
  • Provide an atmosphere for developing good morale and well-being among all staff
  • Provide a superior customer service experience to campers, families, and vendors
  • Other duties as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS / LOCATION: Exposed to outdoor weather, extreme heat and health club environment

SCHEDULE: Non-Exempt Seasonal Part-Time

  • Mandatory Camp Training
    • 17th (9:00am-5:30pm)
    • 18th-20th (3:00pm-9:30pm)
  • Camp Season: May 26th-July 31st
    • Only allow up to 5 days off
  • Camp Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm w/1 to 2 hour lunch break
  • Camp cleanup day Saturday August 2nd (8:30am-4:30pm)
  • As well as department events as directed
  • Hours may vary depending on camp needs

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / DEMANDS:

  • Able to stand for prolonged time in a classroom setting
  • Must be able to work in an outside environment, in excessive heat and walk, stand and sit for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to have the capable of lifting 50 pounds and carry and move tables, chairs, and other program equipment.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE/ SPECIALIZED TRAINING:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Minimum one year in operations coordination – camp or camp like field preferred
  • Minimum two year professional experience working with youth grades K-12
  • Commitment and ability to work full 10 weeks of camp (May 26-August 2) and training dates (May 17th-20th)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification (employees responsibility to obtain)
  • Pass TB test (to be paid by JCC)
  • Pass fingerprint clearance (to be paid by JCC)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving history for the past 18 months
  • Able to pass a drug & alcohol test & tested at random there after

SAFETY: Must practice and promote safety at all times.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Inclusion & Camp Counselor

DIRECT REPORT: Director of Camping Services

JOB SUMMARY: This is a dual position, when not assigned as an Inclusion Counselor he/she will function as a general Camp Counselor. The Inclusion/Camp Counselor will report to the Director of Camping Services and Behavior Specialist. The Inclusion Counselor is responsible for managing anywhere from one to four campers ages 5 thru 13 years, dependent on inclusion need week by week. The inclusion Counselor primary responsibilities include but are not limited to providing a caring, inclusive and safe camp experience with the ability to teach valuable social skills, maintain positive relationships and ensure their needs are met.

REQUIRED SKILLS / ABILITIES / CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Assist children with special needs (developmental, social and physical) integrate into settings with other campers
  • Plan age and developmentally appropriate activities while encouraging being active and creating friendships
  • Positive and high energy, proactive, requiring little direction, takes initiative and responsibility
  • Be willing to dress up, be silly, sing a song and lose the game when needed
  • Serve as a role model by displaying exemplary behavior at all times
  • Possess integrity, high ethical standards and ability to maintain poise throughout times of high stress
  • Excellent communication and ability to collaborate effectively with others in a team setting
  • Ensure a safe and nurturing environment; attending to the needs of campers as the number one priority
  • Provide support to campers through guidance, encouragement, recognition and fun
  • Help cultivate friendships between campers and establish a sense of belonging and community
  • Ability to remain flexible and adapt to changes and needs
  • Demonstrated reasoning skills and ability to make quick and sound judgment calls as well as the ability to resolve conflict with solution oriented approach
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor during an emergency/high stress situations while making sounds judgment calls
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Motivation to contribute positively to JCC Shemesh camp at-large community
  • Integrate Jewish values into daily activities to foster an environment of growth, respect, and caring

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend multi-day summer camp training and in-service camp trainings and meetings
  • Help assigned inclusion camper(s) participate in camp activities such as games, crafts, songs, sports, skits, special events and other camp activities; engage in appropriate/meaningful social interactions
  • Adapt activities (when necessary) and work with specialists so that all children can be included
  • Share feedback, notes, etc. regarding inclusion campers progress daily/weekly with parents, Behavior Specialist and Camp Director
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities
  • When assigned as general camp counselor supervise a camp group ranging from 18 to 24 children (dependent on group assigned; Kinder thru 8th grade)
  • Implement planned activities, written curriculum plans for all open group times throughout summer and assigned weekly schedule
  • Responsible for the safety and wellbeing of each child in the group at all times
  • Facilitate camp activities such as games, crafts, songs, sports, skits, special events and other camp activities.
  • Supervise children during swim activities; this includes swimming with them, keeping children safe and engaged in the swim/pool activities
  • Supervise children during field trips and adhered to the highest level of safety
  • Ensure camper participation in activities
  • Set up and clean up materials for camp activities
  • Maintain a physical environment (indoors and outdoors) which is safe, clean and organized
  • Know and develop a positive relationship with each camper
  • Review each camper’s profile and plan for the camper accordingly
  • Ensure for the health, safety, and welfare of all campers in any area or programs at camp
  • Get to know all camp staff within the camp group and ensure their success through needed guidance, support and resources ensuring the staff members wellbeing
  • Maintain regular contact with campers’ parent/guardians in person
  • Provide behavior management guidance and intervention for campers as necessary, document and communicate accordingly
  • Attend assigned overnight trips (Dependent on assigned unit: grades 3rd &4th Tucson overnighter June 18th thru 19th, all camper over nighter July 1st thru 2nd, grades 5th-8th July 9th thru 10th )
  • Create a culture of trust, respect and feedback within the assigned group
  • Adhere to all JCC, DHS and ACA compliance standards and best practices
  • Implement and collect weekly camper evaluations
  • Help facilitate daily snack
  • Help facilitate daily Shuk sales
  • Provide an atmosphere for developing good morale and well-being among all staff
  • Ensure that programs are aligned with the VOSJCC values and provides a culturally rich Jewish based camp experience while promoting a welcoming environment for all
  • Other duties as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS / LOCATION: Exposed to outdoor weather, extreme heat and health club environment

SCHEDULE: Non-Exempt Seasonal Part-Time

  • Mandatory Camp Training
    • 17th (9:00am-5:30pm)
    • 18th-20th (3:00pm-9:30pm)
  • Camp Season: May 26th-July 31st
    • Only allow up to 5 days off
  • Camp Hours: Monday & Field Trip Days 8:15am-4:30pm & Tuesday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Camp cleanup day Saturday August 2nd (8:30am-4:30pm)
  • As well as department events as directed
  • Hours may vary depending on camp needs

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to work in an outside environment, in excessive heat and walk, stand and sit for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to have the capable of lifting 30 pounds and carry and move tables, chairs, and other program equipment.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE/ SPECIALIZED TRAINING:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Commitment and ability to work full 10 weeks of camp (May 26-August 2) and training dates (May 17th-20th)
  • Minimum 3 year professional experience working with youth with various disabilities and grades K-8
  • Preferred areas of study; special education, psychology, education, child care, health science
  • Must have verbal, visual and auditory abilities to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification (employees responsibility to obtain)
  • Pass TB test (to be paid by JCC)
  • Pass fingerprint clearance (to be paid by JCC)

SAFETY: Must practice and promote safety at all times.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Specialty Instructor (Art, Dance/Gymnastics, Israeli Culture, Music)

DIRECT REPORT: Director of Camping Services

JOB SUMMARY: The Specialty Instructor will report to the Director of Camping Services and is responsible for leading specialized activities in their area of focus (Art, Dance/Gymnastics, Israeli Culture, Music)   with campers ranging in age from 5 thru 13 years. The Specialty Instructor will create age appropriate lessons plans as well as lead and facilitate instruction of each camper group.  Instructors will be expected to maintain positive relationships with campers, teach skill based activities and guide camp staff as needed.

REQUIRED SKILLS / ABILITIES / CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Ability to create age appropriate curriculum for grades Kinder thru 8th grade
  • Positive and high energy, proactive, requiring little direction, takes initiative and responsibility
  • Be patient, caring and creative
  • Serve as a role model by displaying exemplary behavior at all times
  • Possess integrity, high ethical standards and ability to maintain poise throughout times of high stress
  • Excellent communication and ability to collaborate effectively with others in a team setting
  • Ensure a safe and nurturing environment; attending to the needs of campers as the number one priority
  • Provide support to campers through guidance, encouragement, recognition and fun
  • Help cultivate friendships between campers and establish a sense of belonging and community
  • Ability to remain flexible and adapt to changes and needs
  • Demonstrated reasoning skills and ability to make quick and sound judgment calls as well as the ability to resolve conflict with solution oriented approach
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor during an emergency/high stress situations while making sounds judgment calls
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Motivation to contribute positively to JCC Shemesh camp at-large community
  • Integrate Jewish values into daily activities to foster an environment of growth, respect, and caring

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend multi-day summer camp training and in-service camp trainings and meetings
  • Develop curriculum in specialty area of focus that is engaging, age appropriate and skills based
    • Art, Dance/Gymnastics, Israeli Culture and Music
  • Use effective classroom management skills to lead the lessons and effectively create a fun environment and experience for campers
  • Complete written lesson plans/curriculum for each group as well as supply list
  • Lead campers thru specialized area of instruction; camp groups range from 18 to 24 children (dependent on group, Kinder thru 8th grade)
  • Provide oversight and instruction to support camp counselor(s)
  • May be asked to function as general camp counselor as needed
  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities
  • Supervise children during field trips and adhered to the highest level of safety
  • Ensure camper participation in activities
  • Set up and clean up materials for camp activities
  • Maintain a physical environment (indoors and outdoors) which is safe, clean and organized
  • Know and develop a positive relationship with each camper
  • Ensure for the health, safety, and welfare of all campers in any area or programs at camp
  • Provide behavior management guidance and intervention for campers as necessary, document and communicate accordingly
  • Create a culture of trust, respect and feedback within the camp staff and greater camp team
  • Adhere to all JCC, DHS and ACA compliance standards and best practices
  • Implement and collect weekly camper evaluations
  • Provide an atmosphere for developing good morale and well-being among all staff
  • Ensure that programs are aligned with the VOSJCC values and provides a culturally rich Jewish based camp experience while promoting a welcoming environment for all
  • Other duties as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS / LOCATION: Exposed to outdoor weather, extreme heat and health club environment

SCHEDULE: Non-Exempt Seasonal Part-Time

  • Mandatory Camp Training
    • 17th (9:00am-5:30pm)
    • 18th-20th (3:00pm-9:30pm)
  • Camp Season: May 26th-July 31st
    • Only allow up to 5 days off
  • Camp Hours: Monday & Field Trip Days 8:15am-4:30pm & Tuesday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Camp cleanup day Saturday August 2nd (8:30am-4:30pm)
  • As well as department events as directed
  • Hours may vary depending on camp needs

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / DEMANDS:

  • Able to stand for prolonged time in a classroom setting
  • Must be able to work in an outside environment, in excessive heat and walk, stand and sit for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to have the capable of lifting 30 pounds and carry and move tables, chairs, and other program equipment.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE/ SPECIALIZED TRAINING:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • At minimum 3 years’ experience in area of specialty (Art, Dance/Gymnastics, Israeli Culture, Music)
  • Commitment and ability to work full 10 weeks of camp (May 26-August 2) and training dates (May 17th-20th)
  • Minimum 2 year professional experience working with youth grades K-12
  • Previous teaching or youth leadership experience is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification (employees responsibility to obtain)
  • Pass TB test (to be paid by JCC)
  • Pass fingerprint clearance (to be paid by JCC)

SAFETY: Must practice and promote safety at all times.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Shemesh Camp Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

DIRECT REPORT:   Director of Camping Services

JOB SUMMARY:  The Office Manager/Administrative Assistant oversees all administrative duties for Shemesh Camp at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center. This broad-based position includes but is not limited to: managing communications, providing phenomenal customer service to families, keeping the office neat, organized and well stocked, ordering supplies, as well as maintaining cohesive operations on a day-to-day-basis.

REQUIRED SKILLS / ABILITIES / CHARACTERISTICS: 

  • Command of Microsoft Office including, Excel, Word and Publisher
  • Possess excellent organizational and effective communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills to be utilized with families, co-workers and vendors
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Strategic thinker with demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously with changing priorities and tight
  • Ability to work in a busy environment with open floor plan and many distractions
  • Strong ability to multi-task efficiently while managing a high-volume workload in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work until the job is complete
  • Team player that remains positive, supportive and is a role model thru daily actions
  • Motivation to contribute positively to JCC Shemesh camp at-large community
  • Possess integrity, high ethical standards and ability to maintain poise throughout high stress times

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the facilitation of all holiday break camps as well as be in ratio when required
  • Assist with Summer camp set up and tear down (Saturday August 1st)
  • By March have required knowledge in DHS compliance standards. Ensure program remains in compliance. (i.e. DHS Board/snack schedule, program schedules posted in rooms, room capacity, outlet covers etc.)
  • Assist in hiring process of camp counselors
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to Camp Director and all camp staff as needed as assigned
  • Check the Camp Directors email to ensure messages are responded to within 24 hours and help mage his/her calendar/schedule
  • Sit at the Shemesh front desk, greet and assist customers, answer questions, locate information required and direct to appropriate staff as needed
  • Answers calls on multi-line telephone system, assists callers, and route calls to appropriate staff person
  • Retrieve phone messages and route to appropriate staff person
  • Communicate with families using various platforms including but not limited to: weekly email blasts, reminder emails, phone calls, mass text/call/email system using Remin or Onestar, etc.
  • Assists all staff members, as needed with computer input, telephone calls to parents, copy machine, etc.
  • Monitor Shemesh Camp emails and respond with 24 hours to all inquiries, route to appropriate staff person
  • Oversee and manage all aspects of office operations, organization, cleanliness, stocking office supplies, first aid supplies, etc.
  • Collect, review, submit to the Camp Director for final approval and place snack, ice cream and program supply order in timely manner for the following week
  • Confirm Milk & Honey lunch orders by 10:00am and no camper missing lunch before leaving on field trips 9:30am.
  • Assists with daily Shuk card requests, Shuk inventory and daily summary sheets (Camp Store)
  • Confirm all field trip and special guest reservations 1 week before camp & Monday week of camp
  • Confirm all Ruach OTG field trip reservations 1 week before camp & Monday
  • Serve as a point of contact for vendors and camp leadership team in regards to anything Camp related. This includes providing prompt responses to emails and phone calls, maintaining professional and appropriate in-person interactions and showing enthusiasm for the program and campers involved
  • week of camp
  • Print camper satisfaction surveys on Thursday for Friday distribution
  • Back Up driver as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS / LOCATION:  Exposed to outdoor weather and health club environment.

SCHEDULE: Exempt Full-Time 40+ hours.

  • During holiday break camps: Mon.-Thur. 8:30am to 6:15pm (Fri. 5:15pm) w/45 min unpaid lunch
  • During summer camp days: Mon.-Thur. 8:00am to 5:00pm w/30 min unpaid lunch
  • During Club J Monday-Thursday 9:30am-6:15pm (Fri. 5:15pm) w/30 min unpaid lunch
  • As well as department events
  • Hours may vary depending on camp/J Kid’s needs

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / DEMANDS:  Sitting for prolonged periods of time, standing, walking and ability to carry 30lbs.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE/ SPECIALIZED TRAINING:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Commitment and ability to work full 10 weeks of camp (May 26-August 2) and training dates (May 17th-20th)
  • Minimum of one year experience in customer service – camp or camp like field preferred
  • Minimum one year in logistic coordination – camp or camp like field preferred
  • Minimum one year professional experience working with youth grades K-12
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification (employees responsibility to obtain)
  • Pass TB test (to be paid by JCC)
  • Pass fingerprint clearance (to be paid by JCC)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving history for the past 18 months

SAFETY:  Must practice and promote safety at all times.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.