Summer Camp Counselor Job at Jewish Community Center, Cherry Hill, NJ

  • Jewish Community Center
  • Cherry Hill, NJ

Job Description

The award-winning Early Childhood Camps (ECC) at the Katz JCC is the perfect place for little campers ages 2.5-5 to build their imagination, creativity, and storytelling. We offer a combination of indoor and outdoor programming, daily swim and free swim time, arts & crafts, cooking, nature, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) all within weekly themes enhancing a Jewish day camp experience.

We are HIRING for Summer Counselors! Competitive salaries and a membership to the Gym for the length of your contract. The Counselor is a very important part of making the camp day amazing by working closely with the Head Counselor to ensure a great day of summer fun was had by all.

Camp Counselor Job Responsibilities:
  • Provides high-quality educational and recreational opportunities and enjoyable experiences for camp participants.
  • Supervises campers and ensures their safety, development, growth, skill achievement, and general well-being.
  • Maintains a schedule for camp participants lead by the Head Counselor.
  • Helps to support various small and large group activities
  • Ensures the cleanliness of the site using COVID-19 Guidelines and regulations.
  • Assists in maintaining accurate camper records, including incident reports, and daily attendance via our Tadpole Software.
  • Knows and understands all emergency procedures associated with the camp program. (will receive training)
  • Mediates any campers' disputes with the help of the Head Counselor.
  • Knows, enforces, and follows all safety guidelines associated with the camp program including all the Covid regulations and guidelines, including knowing the whereabouts of your campers at all times.
  • Maintains constant surveillance of the pool at all times.
Camp Counselor Qualifications / Skills:
  • Must be 17 years of age or older
  • Experience in a camp setting a plus
  • Comfortable with indoor and outdoor active environment
  • Strong character values, communication skills, emotional maturity

EEO Statement:

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, and our family of agencies, is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon a person's actual or perceived gender, race, creed, color, sex (including pregnancy), affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital/civil union status, domestic partnership status, familial status, religion, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, veteran or military status, disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions, or other legally protected characteristics.

The Federation participates in the E-Verify program.

The Federation is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us via the link on this post. EOE

Job Tags

Contract work, Summer work, Outdoor,

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