Summer Posted May 10, 2024

Rosh Edah (Unit Leader)

Camp Ramah in the Berkshires


Camp Ramah in the Berkshires (www.ramahberkshires.org), located in Wingdale, NY, is a vibrant summer camp community, where Campers in grades 3-10, grow in a beautiful and safe setting, surrounded by life-long friends and are nurtured by spirited role models. From sports to the arts, swimming to outdoor adventure, Camp is infused with the best of the tradition and values of Conservative Judaism. Ramah is a transformative Jewish experience for its campers, staff, families and the communities of the New York metropolitan area. Ramah Berkshires is a place where Judaism is lived and every moment is elevated. We can’t wait to spend the summer with you!

Ramah Berkshires is seeking a responsible, dynamic, experienced, organized, energetic, and camp-loving person for a Rosh Edah (Unit Leader) Position. A Rosh Edah oversees the day-to-day camp experience for an Edah (Grade) of up to 65 Campers. Through organization, staff supervision & management, a Rosh Edah crafts the summer experience for Campers.

2024 Dates:
Senior Staff Training: June 10-16
General Staff Training: June 16-25
Camp Season: June 26 – August 16

Salary: $3200-$5500, depending on experience. Additional compensation available for pre-summer work. Room & Board provided while in residence at Camp.

· Directly supervise and support 12 – 15 counselors
· Manage staff performance and well-being
· Perform ongoing staff training in collaboration with Camper Care Team

· Support the well-being and quality of experience of all campers
· Know each bunk’s daily schedule and coordinate staff support and coverage
· Address camper behavioral and social/emotional issues with counselors
· Report directly to Directors regarding camper behavioral and social/emotional issues

Camp Leadership
· Serve as part of the Camp Leadership Team and act as a camp-wide role model and leader




Requirements: · Minimum 3 years experience working with children ages 8-15 · Supervisory experience · Experience attending or working at a summer camp · Comfort in a Conservative and Egalitarian Jewish environment

How to Apply

Ready to learn more? Contact us at staff@ramahberkshires.org.

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