Camp CounselorAt Ramah Sports Academy

Posted Dec 4, 2019 Job Length Summer

Description

Ramah Sports Academy (RSA) is an overnight Jewish summer sports camp in Fairfield, CT, for children and teens with a passion for athletics and a desire to elevate all aspects of their game. With experienced coaches, caring role models, state-of-the-art athletic facilities, and a wide range of electives, RSA is the perfect mix of elite sports instruction, joyful community, and inspired Jewish living. We are searching for caring, attentive, creative, and energetic individuals to be camp counselors throughout the summer (a passion for sports is a plus).

Counselors at Ramah Sports Academy support campers in developing a deep understanding and appreciation of their Jewish identity while also helping to develop a true sense of community. Counselors are responsible for their campers’ physical, social, and emotional health, safety, and well-being. Counselors are instrumental in facilitating the daily routine; planning, leading and participating in activities and programs for campers.

Responsibilities
Act as a role model throughout the summer
Serve as the primary live-in caretaker and counselor campers
Responsible for facilitating the daily routine, including planning activities, and implementing programs for campers
Know where campers are and need to be at all times– making sure they are on time to meals and programs
Create a culture that feels special through care, special cabin activities, rituals, and traditions
Understand each individual camper’s social, physical, and emotional health, needs and ensure their safety, and well-being
Encourage and support campers
Manage camper behaviors using positive behavior management techniques
Work with co-staff, head coaches, and unit head
Contribute to and participate in all camp activities
Participate in counselor training
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Camp Director

Qualifications:
High School Graduate
Have experience working with children
Previous experience in a Jewish camp, educational, non-profit, or communal environment strongly preferred
Must be caring, empathetic, patient, hard-working, and diligent professional who exhibits sound judgment
Take initiative and be creative, enthusiastic, open-minded and high-energy
Must have the ability to function both independently and as part of a team

Requirements

Searching for energetic and creative high school graduates who can act as Jewish role models for our campers

How to Apply

Email Ayala at ayala@ramahsport.org or fill out our online application: http://www.ramahsportsacademy.org/staff/

Contact Information

Camp Name

Ramah Sports Academy

Job Title

Camp Counselor

Camp Address

3080 Broadway, New York, NY, 10027, United States