Summer Posted February 13, 2024

Community Care Director

Camp Massad Manitoba


The responsibilities of the Community Care Director include, but are not limited to:
●Playing a leadership role in the planning and implementation of staff training in relation to mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health (MESSH);
●Creating and implementing programming for small groups of campers focused on wellness and social-emotional learning.
●Serving as a resource to campers throughout the summer in facing mental, emotional and social health challenges, and creating environments where campers can thrive.
●Managing information about camper needs, and communicating those to staff, as well as documenting communication and plans.
●Preparing reports to funding agencies in relationship to mental emotional and social health of Camp Massad, Manitoba and its campers, including sharing high-level understandings of interactions and interventions taking place throughout the summer.
●Participate in Foundation for Jewish Camp’s Community of Practice as part of our camp’s place in the Yedid Nefesh program, including two or three virtual gatherings and one in-person gathering per year with other Jewish camp mental health professionals.
●Be an active presence on-site at camp as a part of the community.
●Additional responsibilities as required.




Key Qualifications:●Graduate-level or higher degree in a mental health field. Including, but not limited to: social work, mental health counseling, psychology, youth psychiatry, family therapy, etc.●3-5 years of post-graduate work experience in a related field.●Prior camp experience in working with young children is preferred
○Exceptional skill and capacity for engagement and relationship building with both children and their parents.●Proven ability to plan, originate, and organize programs.●Proven ability to provide emotional support to a wide range of ages.●Strong understanding of, and a willingness to be creative with, strategies to ensure campers of varying needs can be part of a mainstreamed program.●Be a leader, self-starter, and strong collaborator.●Ability to accept guidance, constructive feedback, and support from teammates. The ideal candidate is interested in being in this role for at least 3 years while our camp participates in the Yedid Nefesh program. This relationship will be reviewed on a yearly basis during that time, with the hope that the relationship can continue beyond the 3 year grant program period.

How to Apply

Apply by sending a cover letter and detailed resume to sprintz@campmassad.cawith Community Care Director in the subject line.

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