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Summer Posted March 4, 2024

Assistant Director – NJY Teen Camp

NJY Teen Camp

Description

About NJY Camps:
NJY Camps (NJY) is one of North America’s premier Jewish summer camp networks. Comprised of five overnight summer camps, NJY serves children of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. NJY’s mission focuses on supporting the growth and development of every individual member of its community so that they can learn new skills, develop greater self- confidence, and foster a strong Jewish identity. Having recently celebrated its centennial anniversary, NJY is reimagining
its next 100 years. NJY Camps serves more than 3300 campers and over 800 summer staff, across 2000 acres of land.

Teen Camp (TAC) is NJY Camps’ co-ed overnight camp and travel program for teens entering grades 10 & 11. The first half of the Teen Camp program will take place on our campsite in Milford, PA, whereas the second half of the program will be a tour across the West Coast of the United States, including visits to Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas, The Grand Canyon, Yosemite, and more!

Position Summary:
NJY Teen Camp (TAC) is seeking an experienced, organized, and operationally minded leader to serve as our camp’s Assistant Director (AD). The AD serves as a key role in the overall supervision of campers & staff, management of logistics, and delivery of meaningful programs for Teen Campers entering 10th and 11th grade. The AD will be asked to
provide off-season support (a few hours a month) starting in March until moving to live and work onsite in June. In mid-July, the Teen Camp program will begin its West-Coast tour of 3+ weeks. Here too, the Assistant Director will play a pivotal role in logistics, camper care, and supervision of staff, while also enjoying an all-expense-paid tour of the
American West. This is a seasonal summer full-time non-exempt position, with part-time hours before summer session begins.

Compensation

$6,000-$7,000

Requirements

Qualifications:
1. Ability to live on-site at the beginning of the summer and to travel with Teens for remainder of the summer (Flexible June start date to early August end)
2. Bachelor’s degree required
3. Familiarity with Jewish values, customs, and culture is required
4. Three to five years of relevant experience
5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills including writing & public speaking
6. Excellent interpersonal skills, tact, and diplomacy
7. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google applications as well as CampMinder

How to Apply

Email a resume to the Teen Camp Director, Jeff Horowitz, at tac@njycamps.org!

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