Community Care Team: Mental Health ProfessionalAt Camp Barney Medintz

Posted Oct 13, 2023 Job Length Summer


Our Community Care Team is comprised of Mental Health professionals who support all matters related to mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health (MESSH) at camp. This can include one on one sessions, facilitated group discussions, programs to promote mental health awareness, staff training, and more.

Camp Barney Medintz, the summer overnight camp of the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, is located on 540 acres in the north Georgia mountains, just 75 miles from Atlanta. Founded in 1963, “Camp Barney” serves more than 1200 children, ages 8-17, and more than 300 staff from the United States and several other countries each summer.

We are seeking members of our seasonal MESSH team who have experience working with children and/or young adults, understand the duties and responsibilities associated with being a mental health professional, are effective in case management, and possess a desire to approach mental health in an accessible way.


Roles and Responsibilities


Serving as a resource to campers and staff throughout the summer who are facing mental, emotional, social, or spiritual challenges and creating environments where campers can thrive


Creating and facilitating training for staff surrounding prevalent mental health topics to be prepared to encounter


Managing information about camper needs, and communicating to proper staff members


Documentation in Campminder


Developing and maintaining relationships with parents, caregivers, and relevant outside professionals


Work with leadership on evaluation and tracking for camper wellness


Be an active presence, living on-site and participating in community programs at camp


Our Mental Health Professional can expect a salary of between $1,000-$2,000 per week (depending on qualifications and experience), as well as private housing in our brand-new adult housing building for professionals.


$1000 - $2000/week


Graduate-level or higher degree in a mental health field. Including, but not limited to: social work, mental health counseling, psychology, youth psychiatry, family therapy, etc.


Proven ability to provide emotional support to a wide range of ages


Ability to work independently and as a part of a team


Licensed Mental Health Professional desired, Master’s Level required

How to Apply

Emily Shapiro, Assistant Director at (678) 812-3751, or e-mail

Contact Information

Camp Name

Camp Barney Medintz

Job Title

Community Care Team: Mental Health Professional

Camp Address

5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA, 30338-4499, United States