Camper Care DirectorAt Eden Village West

Posted Feb 17, 2021 Job Length Summer

Description

Eden Village West is hiring a Camper Care Director for Summer 2021! This is a residential position starting on June 9th and ending August 4th. As part of the summer leadership team at Eden Village West, the Camper Care Director will work closely with our counselors to support the needs of all campers and reports to the Assistant Director.

About Eden Village West

Eden Village West is an organic farm-to-table residential Jewish camp in Sonoma County, California with a 6-week overnight summer program as well as other farm programming throughout the spring and fall. Our 3rd-11th grade campers enjoy farming, wilderness and homesteading skills, culinary arts, music and sports as they become empowered to promote a more environmentally sustainable, socially just, and spiritually connected world for all.

Responsibilities

The Camper Care Director is responsible for:

Reviewing each camper’s Confidential Profile, and communicating with leadership and parents pre-camp about the best ways to support campers’ needs
Coordinating regular contact with parents during camp; engaging in some of the parent communication directly and delegating other communications to the Camp Directors
Preparing camper profiles for bunk counselors before the start of each session and debriefing campers’ experience with bunk counselors at the end of each session
Distributing and reviewing Body & Soul daily camper check-in forms with staff and sharing relevant information with leadership
Supporting campers with a variety of individual needs including homesickness, social and emotional challenges, and more
Supporting staff to care for their campers by offering advice, support, feedback, etc.
Listening. Listening to staff. Listening to parents. Listening to campers
Daily check-ins with leadership team to ensure the successful operation of summer camp
Supporting staff morale by supporting staff games, gifts, and other activities
Eden Village West has a very small staff. This position requires flexibility and a willingness to occasionally take on responsibilities outside of those listed here

Entry-Level Salary: $3500
More Compensation DOE

Requirements

Live in residence at camp in Healdsburg, California during staff training, summer camp, and post camp wrap-up (May 25 – July 29)
Excellent communication skills
Be enthusiastic, excited to try new things, generous, willing to be silly, flexible, creative, caring, and able to maintain a positive team attitude throughout a full work day
Experience as a teacher, parent, or social work / psychology background preferred

Desirable Qualifications

Current registration with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (MFTi)
Master’s Degree in Psychology (or currently in school)

How to Apply

Visit www.edenvillagewest.org/staff to learn more and apply. Questions? Reach out to hiring@edenvillagewest.org or call our office at 510.560.5610.

Contact Information

Camp Name

Eden Village West

Job Title

Camper Care Director

Camp Address

6176 McBryde Avenue, Richmond, CA, 94805, United States