Community Wellness CoachAt Maccabi Sports Camp

Posted Dec 3, 2021 Job Length Summer

Description

Maccabi Sports Camp is an overnight specialty camp with programs in soccer, basketball, baseball, tennis, and volleyball, for children entering grades 3-11. Our sessions combine high-level specialized sports instruction with the fun, friendship, and community of a traditional overnight camp. Our camp is both an intensive sports and Jewish experience and is open to campers of all backgrounds and faiths. For more information, visit our website at: www.maccabisportscamp.org.

Are you an experienced social worker who is passionate about working with youth and teens in an engaging summer camp environment? If so, this this might be the job for you! As the Community Wellness Coach you will be responsible for ensuring the positive resolution for any and all camper and staff issues that may arise during the camp season including by not limited to, socialization, conflict resolution, mental health, and homesickness. You are expected to provide campers and staff with meaningful and critical guidance to make healthy, responsible, and respectful choices. You will play a key role in training staff on topics including but not limited to: fostering positive social interactions, managing challenging camper behaviors and interpersonal disputes, identifying and supporting campers with special needs, homesickness and self-care.

This position requires you to live on campus and reside in the dorms alongside the campers. This is a seasonal, temporary position that requires a commitment to the full summer schedule. Food, lodging, camp gear, comprehensive staff training, and days off are included as part of the compensation package.

The Core Duties:

Serve as the lead professional in determining appropriate responses to all camper and staff issues related to social, emotional, and mental health, safety and well-being. This includes but is not limited to anxiety, behavior management, interpersonal disputes, homesickness, hygiene, and diagnosed disorders

Communicate with Director, Assistant Director, and Health Center to monitor and support the physical, social, and emotional health, safety, and well-being of campers and staff

Assist staff members with challenging camper situations and provide ongoing support to staff to respond to campers behavioral, emotional and mental health needs

Consult with Director and Assistant Director about significant concerns and issues that arise to determine appropriate response for campers, staff and parents

Observe and document camper situations/incidents, design behavior intervention and/or management plans, and monitor and report on progress

Make parent phone calls and send emails as necessary. This includes intake calls with families prior to camp starting

Compensation

$5,000-$10,000

Requirements

Master’s Degree/License in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Mental Health or similar fields preferred.

Previous experiences in a camp, school or similar environment is preferred

Experience with children, teenagers, and adult mental, social, and emotional health

Must be able to think critically and act swiftly in high stress situations

Attention to detail in documentation and maintaining records

Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and comfort in communicating with children, young adults and parents

Must be caring, empathetic, patient, hardworking, and diligent professional who takes initiative, is creative, enthusiastic, open-minded and high-energy

Ability to observe child behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures

Must have ability to function both independently and as part of a team

Ability to take direction from Leadership Staff and Head Coaches

Interest in working hard, serving as a role model, and positively impacting the lives of campers

How to Apply

Apply here: https://oshmanfamilyjcc.applytojob.com/apply/CSWb9ShWfo/Community-Wellness-Coach–Maccabi-Sports-Camp?referrer=20211119175954KF3FZJOWYEGUXM5L

Contact Information

Camp Name

Maccabi Sports Camp

Job Title

Community Wellness Coach

Camp Address

3921 Fabian Way, Atherton, CA, 94303, United States