Camp Coordinator and EducatorAt Makom Community

Posted Jun 30, 2021 Job Length Year Round


Job Responsibilities:
Lesson plan and co-teach daily in Jewish Enrichment 3-6pm 50%
Plan and implement School’s Out Camps 50%

How will you do those things?
Lesson plan and teach daily in afterschool enrichment M-F from 3-6pm
Weekly text study for your own learning and lesson planning preparations
Weekly supervision with Center City Director
Plan and Facilitate programming for children in grades PreK-5 (ages 4-10) during camp days (winter break, spring, break, summer camp, noon dismissals, etc.)
Communicate with parents about camp days to share plans and answer questions
Monitor camp day parent form submission
Model and help build Makom Community culture around intentionality, listening, Hebrew language, and rich Jewish content
Participate in regular goal setting and reflections
Build strong relationships with students and families

Collaborate with:
Team of Center City & South Philadelphia educators and directors as you create your daily classroom experience and camp plans
South Philadelphia Director to share camp plans for them to implement in South Philadelphia
Communications Manager to share information about upcoming camp days
Team of educators who can bring their ideas to you camp day planning, too

Is this you?
Want to create immersive Jewish experiences for kids 4-10 years old?
Want to be a part of a supportive team who will help you build and staff incredible camp experiences?
Want to be nurtured as a professional?
Do you love having a job where you can work from big picture to implementation AND work directly with kids?

Makom Community is a Jewish enrichment center that creates family-centered Jewish experiences where parents are empowered to build a Jewish life that is personally meaningful for their family, where the noise of children is welcome, and where it is safe for parents to learn alongside children. We cultivate fluency and comfort in Jewish tradition through our inspirational and cutting-edge youth and family experiences. Not only is Makom Community a Jewish community committed to creating a more just world, we’re also committed to building a Jewish community that is truly open to anyone who wishes to engage with Jewish traditions alongside their family.


Experience, Skills, & Education Required: 1-3 years experience with children Love of and connection to Jewish learning Creative planner of programming who loves to work from a big idea through to detailed implementation Have or obtain all appropriate background checks within 30 days of hire Experience, Skills, & Education Desired: Bachelor’s Degree Hebrew Language familiarity Observer of people and interactions Self-reflective

How to Apply

To apply: Send a cover letter telling us about your experience, a resume, and three references to Beverly Socher-Lerner, Founding Director with “Educator & Camp Coordinator” in the subject line. Makom Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome employees and prospective employees without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Contact Information

Camp Name

Makom Community

Job Title

Camp Coordinator and Educator

Camp Address

2013 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103, United States