Camp Program CoordinatorAt Cherryvale Day Camp

Posted Mar 10, 2022 Job Length Summer


Do you enjoy mentoring staff and developing fun meaningful camp programming? Are you inspired to create positive change in our community? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative and supportive environment for a values-driven organization that cares deeply for its employees? If so, the Boulder JCC might be the place for you.

If you like working with kids and staff, our dynamic and community-centered organization is looking to add an energetic, conscientious, and resourceful Program Coordinator to join our team. The Program Specialist is responsible for overseeing each program area and ensuring that Program Coordinator have the tools and support they need to successfully facilitate. This includes setting the camp schedule and overseeing all specialty camps.


Serve on the Camp Leadership team along with the Camp Director, Assistant Director, and Camper Care Specialist
Supervise all specialty areas (Farm, STEM/Nature, Sports, & Arts and Crafts) and dedicated 2-week speciality camps
Develop and prepare counselors with a weekly and daily activity schedule
Coordinate any programming with outside partners/vendors, ie a visit from the Snake Educator
Create and implement weekly themes and other relevant special events
Plan and implement experiences that foster an understanding of a variety of cultures and provides experiences and play materials that respect all aspects of diversity
Daily emails and reminders for staff and parents


This role is in-person, seasonal, and full time during the camp season, May 23 – August 19, 2022. This includes pre-season training and prep time as well as post camp clean up and inventory.
Camp is operated outdoors unless weather prohibits it. Working conditions include spending full days under the sun in all temperatures.
The Program Coordinator will also have an indoor designated space for phone calls and computer work.
We have a full week of counselor training before the camp season begins and an additional week for specialists. Sessions will be on line and in person for counselor training. This position will take a lead in planning and running the staff training.




QUALIFICATIONS Must be at least 18 years old Experience or willingness to work with young children (ages 4 – 12) Has the ability to think and act creatively, be flexible, demonstrate pride of work, and is caring about the individuals they serve. Supervisory experience Experience in program planning and curriculum building in a formal or informal educational setting COMPENSATION This is a non-exempt hourly position with a salary range of $15-17/hour commensurate with experience. This is a 40-hour a week position May-August. The benefits currently include a 403b retirement plan, staff discounts, and more.

How to Apply

If you do not meet all of our qualifications, but think you would be a good fit, we encourage you to still apply! We can also adjust start and end dates for this seasonal position. Applications are accepted online here: Once you submit your application, our Youth & Camp Assistant Director will be in touch if we would like to schedule an interview. An offer of employment in this position will be contingent on the successful completion of a background check. We look forward to hearing from you! The Boulder JCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Boulder JCC’s mission is to provide programs and services based in Jewish values and traditions in a place where people of all ages and backgrounds gather to connect, exchange ideas, learn, and grow. The Boulder JCC is recognized for its innovative approaches to community engagement with the next generation and families through meaningful experiences and philanthropy. If you have any questions, please contact Celia Calhoun at or call 303-998-1900.

Contact Information

Camp Name

Cherryvale Day Camp

Job Title

Camp Program Coordinator

Camp Address

6007 Oreg Ave, Boulder, CO, 80303, United States