Assistant DirectorAt Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp

Posted Jan 2, 2020 Job Length Year Round


Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp, in Red Hook, is a Hebrew dual-language camp for children entering Pre-K through 5th grade. Sprout Brooklyn is a place where children from a wide spectrum of Jewish backgrounds join together to create a joyful community built on Jewish values, a connection to Israel and the Hebrew language.
Position Summary

The Assistant Camp Director is responsible for staff recruitment, operations and scheduling.

• Manage staff recruitment process and facilitate the hiring process for seasonal staff
• Manage camper registration process
• Manage summer payroll, accounts payable and vendor accounts
• Track spending actuals against budget
• Create camp schedule, coordinate trips, special events and overall camp calendar
• Serve on the team planning staff training and development
• Attend occasional weekend camper and staff recruitment events
• Support year-round programming


• Minimum of two seasons of camp administrative or leadership experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Recreation, Jewish Studies, Nonprofit Management, Social Work, or Business OR unrelated degree with progressively responsible year round experience in day camping
• Experience managing employees
• Experience working with children ages 3 – 10
• Preference given to Hebrew speakers

Skills and Abilities
• Initiative and ability to work independently and be self-directed
• Outstanding relationship building skills
• Outgoing and friendly
• Flexibility and the ability to learn quickly
• Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and demanding deadlines
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to set priorities
• Proficient computer skills including internet based software, MSOffice applications including Excel and Word
• Familiarity with educational programming a big plus

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to Elyssa Gaffin at

Contact Information

Camp Name

Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp

Job Title

Assistant Director

Camp Address

575 Eighth Avenue, 11th floor, New York, NY, 10018, United States