Camp Social WorkerAt URJ Eisner Camp

Posted Jan 16, 2020 Job Length Summer


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

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


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 or email Laura Gurvis, Associate Director, for more information:

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