Community Care DirectorAt URJ 6 Points Creative Arts Academy

Posted Dec 27, 2021 Job Length Summer


– Promote Shmirat HaGuf – the health and wellness of our souls – as a key concept in camp, in partnership with the Jewish Life Director
– Actively participate and demonstrate respect in ritual moments
– Incorporate core values and summer theme in meaningful and appropriate ways

– Support campers in their skills training and artistic growth
– Cheer at showcase

– Supervise and coach Resident Advisors; serve as overarching support for camper and staff behavioral and emotional needs
– Assist with the pre-camp screening and placement/bunking of campers prior to arrival on camp
– When permitted, communicate directly with campers’ mental health professionals
– Provide emotional support and behavioral intervention for the camp community, supporting and intervening directly when necessary
– In coordination with the Assistant Camp Director and the Residential Advisors review daily camper and staff logs for next steps
– In collaboration with the Health and Wellness Director, curate activities and programming geared towards mindfulness for campers and staff
– Facilitate training and share best practices with staff and faculty to support MESSH needs
– Communicate camper successes and challenges to parents/guardians
– When permitted, communicate directly with campers’ mental health professionals
– Maintain accurate and timely documentation of all interactions with campers, parents/guardians, and staff in CampMinder database
– Partner with Resident Advisors on the scheduling of camper therapy appointments
– Actively participate in Foundation for Jewish Camp’s (FJC) Yedid Nefesh program included but not limited to:
— Attend FJC trainings, workshops, and webinars
— Participate in Community of Practice programming
— Collaborate with Assistant Director on weekly reports submitted throughout the summer about mental health-related situations happening in camp.
– Actively participate and encourage others in camp activities

Leadership Team Responsibilities
– Abide by and enforce safety and security protocols and policies with all participants and staff.
– Attend Spring Leadership Retreat as scheduled
– Attend daily Leadership Team meetings
– Attend routine meetings with Camp Director and Assistant Director as scheduled
– Contribute to the overall positive morale of the camp community.
– Maintain strict confidentiality.
– Other responsibilities as needed




Responsibilities Start Date: February, 1, 2022
Westtown Arrival Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022, potential for early arrival to Baltimore TBD
End and Westtown Departure Date: Monday, August 8, 2022
Supervised by: Assistant Director

Minimum Qualifications: Hiring subject to applicable URJ and Pennsylvania State background checks. 

Master‘s in Social Work, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, or advanced degree in a closely related field is required. Must have a proven track-record of organizational skills, excellent customer service via phone, email and written correspondence, demonstrate flexibility, work as part of a team, and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent driving record. Love and/or respect for The Arts and a diverse community is a must. 21 years of age by June 1, 2022.

How to Apply

Visit and proceed to fill out the application online through Camp InTouch. A member of our year-round team will reach out to schedule an interview.

Contact Information

Camp Name

URJ 6 Points Creative Arts Academy

Job Title

Community Care Director

Camp Address

975 Westtown Road, Attn: 6 Points Creative Arts, Kara Hoffman, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 19382, United States