Camp Social WorkerAt URJ Eisner Camp

Posted Jan 16, 2020 Job Length Summer

Description

URJ Eisner Camp is a residential Jewish summer camp nestled in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains. We serve children in grades 2-10, providing a safe, welcoming environment and high-quality instruction in a variety of recreational activities. We take pride in our vibrant and diverse community where every child and staff member returns home more self-confident and more connected to community. Learn more at www.eisnercamp.org.

We Offer:

• Professional and personal growth

• Opportunities to influence and impact children’s identity and emotional growth

• A warm and welcoming community in the Berkshires

The Camp Social Worker/Psychologist is a highly motivated individual responsible for supporting mental, emotional, and social well-being of campers and staff, together with a team of talented camp care specialists and heath care professionals.

Essential Duties

• Support children with emotional needs, in collaboration with their counselors and age group supervisors

• Support counselors in dealing with camper issues such as adjusting to the camp environment as well as emotional and social challenges

• Make phone calls to parents as necessary

• Coordinate with medical professionals as necessary

• Advise on camper screening and intake

• Provide staff training in the area of mental heath

• Maintain appropriate logs and records

Requirements

Qualifications and Experience

• Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field

• Experience with children

• Excellent listening and communication skills

• Empathy, patience, strong work ethic

• Team player


Location: Must be available to be in residence at camp mid-June through mid-August, 2020. Eisner Camp is located in Great Barrington, MA, a picturesque New England town in the Berkshire Mountains, two and a half hours from New York and Boston. Local attractions include music and theater festivals, hiking, museums, and more.

How to Apply

Learn more and apply online at https://eisnercamp.org/summer-staff or email Laura Gurvis, Associate Director, for more information: lgurvis@urj.org.

Contact Information

Camp Name

URJ Eisner Camp

Job Title

Camp Social Worker

Camp Address

53 Brookside Road Great Barrington, MA 01230, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, 01230, United States