Executive DirectorAt Habonim Dror Camp Gilboa

Posted Nov 11, 2019 Job Length Year Round


The Executive Director of Habonim Dror Camp Gilboa is the primary leader for the organization. Under the oversight of the Board of Directors (the Board), she/they/he provides vision and direction for the organization and manages operations. She/They/He supervises and mentors the summer camp youth leadership team (The Rosh/Head Director, and Directors of Facilities, Kitchen, Education, and Camper Well-Being & Safety) and staff; the year-round office staff (Registrar, Coordinator of Teen Justice Program, and Outreach Coordinator/Associate Director); and represents the organization in the west coast Jewish community and local Big Bear community where our camp is situated.

Importantly, The Executive Director nurtures the development of our young Jewish leaders who will actualize the principles of collective responsibility, social justice, equality, peace and coexistence in Israel/Palestine and North America. At the same time, the Executive Director retains responsibility for the fiscal and organizational health of Camp Gilboa.

Camp Gilboa is one of six summer camps in the U.S. and Canada that are part of Habonim Dror North America (HDNA), the Labor Zionist youth movement. The Executive Director is responsible for maintaining relationships with the network of organizations that make up HDNA. 


Desired Job Qualifications: - 5 years experience in camp leadership, non-profit leadership, or educational leadership Connection to and experience in the progressive Jewish and/or Zionist community - Commitment to social justice and progressive change in Israel/Palestine and the United States - Commitment to youth leadership - Familiarity with Jewish history, Judaism, Israel/Palestine, and the Hebrew language - Knowledgeable about and/or open to learning the principles of Labor Zionism and HDNA Work Conditions: - Willingness to live at camp during summer session - Must be able to work in a high altitude, physically demanding outdoor environment - Must be able to travel throughout California periodically for outreach and other events - Flexibility to work irregular hours - Physical ability to act swiftly in a crisis or emergency

How to Apply

Send Resume to: execdirectcandidate@campgilboa.org by December 31st, 2019.  More info at https://www.indeed.com/job/executive-director-9f8fe28f4e83f201 

Contact Information

Camp Name

Habonim Dror Camp Gilboa

Job Title

Executive Director

Camp Address

8339 West Third St., Los Angeles, CA, 90048, United States