Camp, Youth and Family Engagement ManagerAt Camp JCC Raleigh-Cary
Camp, Youth & Family Engagement Manager for the Jewish Federation of Raleigh- Cary is part of a dynamic and experienced team charged with leading our Camping, Youth and Family programming segment. This is a position is responsible for the development and implementation of programming for our summer and school break camps as well as other youth and family engagement and programming.
Core Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities
Partner with the Director of Camp, Youth & Family Engagement during preparation and breakdown of camp as well as with daily execution of plans during the camp season.
Plan all ‘theme days’ and other unique programming for each summer.
Partner with the Director in planning all off-site travel for summer camp travel program.
Supervise summer specialist and provide support with programming planning.
Manage and order all supplies pertaining to summer camp programming. This includes pre-camp and post-camp inventory of supplies.
Partner with the Director in interviewing and hiring summer staff.
Plan, lead and facilitate staff training and motivate and direct staff throughout the summer.
Lead ‘Schools Out-J’s In’ school break and teacher workday camps. Includes planning program content, hiring and supervising staff, supply ordering and set-up, as well as necessary communication and marketing.
Promote a positive environment that fosters fun, safety, and camp’s values
Assist in vision, organization, & implementation of camp program and new camp initiatives in partnership with camp leadership.
Develop and implement strategies for summer camp staff and camper retention during offseason. Includes reunions, annual staff gift, and other year-round events.
Role model Jewish values in programming, communication, and connection with members, campers, families, and coworkers.
Participate in professional organizations in the field.
Represent the vision and philosophy of the Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary by demonstrating good customer service, a positive attitude, inclusive language and a sensitivity to the needs of a diverse clientele.
RequirementsBachelor's degree in education, recreation or other related fields
3-5 years' experience in camping as a leadership team staff member
Excellent interpersonal (relationship development) and communication skills
Experience with supervision of full or part time staff
Experience with program management and implementation
Must demonstrate the aptitude and willingness to be a visible and active team player
Strong critical and creative thinking skills
Ability to hire, train, and supervise staff
Strong organizational and computer skills
Mature disposition, creativity, outgoing and energetic personality
Ability to work evenings and weekends, and overnights as needed
Knowledge of Jewish Holidays and customs
Background in informal Jewish education is a plus but not required
Knowledge and understanding issues of youth growth and development
Highly organized, attentive to detail and ability to work independently; a self-starter
How to ApplyInterested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camp JCC Raleigh-Cary
Camp, Youth and Family Engagement Manager
12804 NORWOOD RD, RALEIGH, NC, 27613-6845, United States