CounselorAt URJ 6 Points Creative Arts Academy

Posted Dec 19, 2019 Job Length Summer

Description

Responsibilities for Camper Care:

Direct day-to-day support to each camper in their daily routine, as well as helping them to feel a part of the community in their own way, and assisting them in achieving their personal goals

Coordinate and support campers in transitions between activities, ensuring that all campers get to their correct destination

Complete nightly cabin logs designed to document mental, physical, emotional, and overall status of campers, turn them in to the Head Counselor or Community

Sit with campers during meals and all-camp or unit activities and be mindfully present

On-duty on a revolving basis after bunks-in on assigned dorm floor
With creative guidance from the Unit Program Specialist and support of the Residential Advisor, craft and implement the day-to-day bunk routine, including boker tov and lilah tov (morning and night) rituals, menucha (rest hour), meal time, activity transitions, and nikayon (clean-up) and participate fully

Opportunities to lead group discussions and activities during evening programs, offer a Kinesthetic Art (physical activity/sport) program, or lead an arts focused Minor.

Responsibilities for Arts Disciplines:

Assist Arts Mentors in major/minor blocks, including direct instruction when asked, small group facilitation, keeping studio space clean and organized, helping with cleanup, ensuring all safety precautions are met.

Requirements

Prior experience working with elementary, middle, or high school age children in a formal or informal setting necessary. High School graduate or the equivalent. Must be able to work long hours on limited sleep.

How to Apply

Click the link below. Input your name and email address. Click continue, and the system will prompt you to create a password for your CampInTouch account. Remember your password - you will use it again! We require the following pieces of information which you should have on hand: The names, addresses, phone numbers, and email address of three references. These references will receive an email with a link to an online reference form to fill out about you. The dates you are available for work at camp You will be asked to complete a few short essay questions. After submitting the online application, please upload a copy of your resume to Camp InTouch. Once we have received your completed application and uploaded resume, we will be in touch with you in the near future to schedule an interview, if applicable. If you have any questions about online registration or about working at the Creative Arts Academy, contact Kara Hoffman: kehoffman@urj.org. https://urjarts.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

Contact Information

Camp Name

URJ 6 Points Creative Arts Academy

Job Title

Counselor

Camp Address

Westtown School, 975 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA, 19382, United States