Summer Posted March 4, 2024

Camp Nurse

Habonim Dror Camp Gilboa


Habonim Dror Camp Gilboa, an ACA accredited, residential summer camp located in Big Bear Lake California is seeking a nurse or physician for summer 2024. Clinic staff are responsible for providing healthcare to a camp of approximately 130 campers and 50 staff in the camp’s mirpa’ah (health center). The health center is staffed with 2 clinicians. The health center has “open” hours for medication dispensing and re-checks. The health center staff remain on-call for the remainder of their working days (24 hours) to respond to emergencies or to care for “in-patient” campers. This is a residential position.  We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves more with Camp Gilboa and what makes us unique by perusing our website: www.campgilboa.org 

Dates: June 30 – August 7, 2024 (Minimum commitment 3 days, longer periods preferred) 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Check-in of all campers and staff at the beginning of each session to determine correct storage of medications and verification of food/activity restrictions with parents and camp staff.
  • Maintain records of all health related visits to the health center.
  • Review all medications that will be taken by campers and administer and document medications.
  • Provide first aid, and other health treatment as needed to campers and staff.
  • Organize camper health information and emergency forms to be used when providing direct care, or when campers leave campgrounds and stock and maintain first aid supplies for: day trip packs, overnight packs and first aid boxes throughout camp.
  • Partner with Executive Director, Camper Care Coordinator and Summer Program Director through Camper Care team regarding health and safety of campers and staff.
  • Lead “triage” efforts to determine whether sick/injured campers require further evaluation/treatment at the Emergency Department.
  • Communicate directly with parents regarding health issues of campers, including informing parents of camper illness/injury.
  • Communicate with additional or outside healthcare providers for ongoing or complex camper medical questions.
  • Maintain health clinic to meet the needs of “in-patients” (direct care-giving, laundry, general cleaning), and in compliance with the American Camp Association standards and state/county regulatory requirements.


Additional Benefits: Room and Board (private room with shared bath), 75% Camp Tuition Credit for each week of work at Gilboa for eligible campers enrolled in Camp Gilboa programs. 

Camp Gilboa does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.




  • Licensed nurse, nurse practitioner, or physician with active and unrestricted California license
  • Current and valid driver’s license.
  • Active BLS certification or board certification equivalent.
  • Candidates must complete required Federal and State background checks.
  • Preferred: experience working in Urgent Care or Emergency Department, and/or in camp or school setting.
  • Strong relationship building skills, flexibility and patience, ability to thrive in both collaborative and independent work environments.
  • Experience and clinical skills for working independently with pediatric patients.
  • Confidence in delivering routine and emergency care in a camp setting.
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills for communication.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Physical ability to lift/assist campers and staff for treatment.
  • Able to maintain friendly, approachable, and enthusiastic presence to all campers, staff, and camper families.

How to Apply

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Rebecca Green (rebecca@campgilboa.org) and Sydney Rosenberg (sydney@campgilboa.org) with the subject line: Health Center Staff Application

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