Assistant DirecctorAt Camp Zeke

Posted Dec 28, 2020 Job Length Year Round


Take your camp career to the next level at a vibrant, growing, independent Jewish overnight camp located on 560 serene acres in Northeastern, PA. Camp Zeke celebrates healthy, active living through whole foods, sports, fitness and culinary arts. Our camp serves 500+ children ages 7 – 17 during the summer, and numerous retreat groups in the spring and fall. We are seeking an experienced Assistant Camp Director with a strong background in providing excellent customer service, the ability to multi-task, excellent management and organizational skills to join our year-round leadership team.

Responsibilities of Assistant Director:

• Assist with interviewing and hiring the summer camp staff.
• Coordinate with the many user groups that host their retreats on our site and ensuring that they have an amazing experience.
• Liaise with the groups prior to arrival, determine their specific needs, and coordinate with the onsite team to prepare for the group’s arrival.
• Oversee all set-ups, planning, scheduling and coordinating throughout the event.
• Manage and schedule staff who are working the retreat programs.
• Follow-up with groups after their events to get feedback and encourage to hold dates for a future retreat.
• Give tours and assist with marketing to potential new groups and camper families.
• During the summer, the assistant director will take a significant role in the overall management of camp, with specific duties to be determined based on individual strengths.
• Work as a part of the overall camp leadership team and assist with year-round planning.


The ideal candidate will have:

• A minimum of 3 – 5 years of camp management experience, including staff supervision and scheduling.
• Top notch customer service experience and excellent communication skills.
• The ability to work in a fast paced environment and work independently and as a part of a team.
• Experience in both supporting and directing overnight camps or retreat centers.
• Hands on experience in basic facility maintenance is helpful, along with a knowledge of food service.
• The ability to trouble shoot and handle multiple tasks at the same time is essential.
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and experience with working with database programs.
• The successful candidate will be required to live on site at our camp in Northeastern, PA from mid-April to mid-November as needed. (Comfortable accommodations provided,)
• Bachelor’s Degree
• A valid Driver’s License
• Successfully pass a background check with fingerprinting
• Knowledge of Jewish community a plus

How to Apply

To apply please e-mail your resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements to Laurie at

Contact Information

Camp Name

Camp Zeke

Job Title

Assistant Direcctor

Camp Address

31 Barry Watson Way, Lakewood, PA, 18439, United States