Assistant Director, Camper and Staff Experience – Camp Seneca LakeAt Camp Seneca Lake

Posted Sep 30, 2022 Job Length Year Round


As a member of the management team, the Assistant Director focuses on delivering a positive and meaningful experience for Campers and Staff. Leadership for the engagement, recruitment, communications and oversight of Camper and Staff experience. Work closely with the Camp Director and Assistant Director of Programming to manage the day-to-day functions of camp during the summer session. During the off-season, foster relationships with camp families to enroll campers, recruit summer staff, and plan for a successful camp season.

Camp Seneca Lake (CSL) is a premier Jewish overnight summer camp set on 200+ acres on Seneca Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Western New York. For over 90 summers CSL has given campers in grades 3-12 a special place to recharge, unplug, and connect to nature and friends. CSL welcomes all campers into a safe compassionate community where each child is encouraged to become their best self.

Children from all backgrounds come together to learn important life skills that will stay with them through adulthood. Campers develop independence, form lifelong friendships, and a deep connection to a tight knit community that is strong at its core. CSL is owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester, and we are an inclusive community center and camp that welcomes campers and staff of all faiths, backgrounds, and ages.

This is a full-time, year-round position. During the summer months, June – August, the Assistant Director, Camper and Staff Experience will live at camp, working from Camp Seneca Lake (CSL) in Penn Yan, NY. Private living quarters are provided for the summer. From September – May, work will be based at the Rochester, NY with offices at the Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center




Education and Experience

*Bachelor’s degree in child development, education, social work, psychology, recreation, or equivalent experience
*Strong background and experience in psychology, social work and/or related fields MSW or equivalent degree/experience strongly preferred
*3+ years’ experience working in Camping or a year-round supervisory and program management role working with children and youth

How to Apply

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Contact Information

Camp Name

Camp Seneca Lake

Job Title

Assistant Director, Camper and Staff Experience – Camp Seneca Lake

Camp Address

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618, Rochester, New York, 14618, United States