Year-Round Posted April 16, 2024

J Kids Coordinator & Assistant Camp Director

J Camp @ the Stroum JCC


Enjoy having fun with children, teens, and adults? Join the J Kids and J Camp team! The J Kids Coordinator and Assistant Camp Director oversees afterschool programs, enrichment classes, and Parents Night Out programs, and works closely with the Camp Director to run Summer J Camp and School's Out Camps at the Stroum Jewish Community Center (SJCC). The J Kids Coordinator and Assistant Camp Director splits their time between administrative duties and hands-on work with program participants and staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Oversee the Kidstown afterschool program, including managing registration, creating quality programs, and maintaining an organized space.
-Develop, and sometimes run, engaging enrichment class offerings for early childhood school and elementary school children.
-Plan and coordinate monthly Parents Nights Out programs.
-Share School’s Out Camp duties to provide fun childcare during school breaks.
-Share Summer J Camp preparation duties during the school year, including creating schedules, planning field trips and other activities, and developing staff training materials.
-Manage the day-to-day of J Camp during the summer. Work in an ever-changing environment to ensure smooth operations.
-Develop J Kids budget and use as a basis for planning.
-Coordinate with the SJCC Registrar to manage billing for all J Kids & J Camp programs.
-Act as a good ambassador of the SJCC at programs around the Puget Sound.
-Engage with program participants, staff, families, donors, vendors, and other relevant parties.
-Provide ruach (spirit) and energy to the J Kids & J Camp environment and serve as a positive role model.
-Prioritize physical health, mental health and well-being, and safety. Meet all standards for compliance.
-Collaborate with SJCC’s cross-functional teams, including but not limited to marketing, facilities, development, finance, and human resources.
-Perform work on weekends and evenings as needed to meet applicable deadlines or scheduling needs.
-Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position supervises a large number of staff members for Kidstown, Enrichment Classes, Parents Night Out, School’s Out Camp, and Summer Camp. With support from management, responsibilities include recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and guiding work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees through coaching; addressing complaints; and resolving problems.




Education/Experience: Associate’s Degree (A.A.) from a two-year college or university or two years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience (if applicable). Other Skills: Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; must enjoy working with youth, teens, and adults; ability to inspire others in program environments; excellent customer service skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team. CPR and First Aid/AED certification is required and courses are provided for SJCC staff if not yet certified.

How to Apply


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