Unit HeadAt Sprout Westchester

Posted Apr 12, 2021 Job Length Summer


Young Judaea Sprout Westchester Day Camp, located in Croton, Westchester, is a Jewish Day Camp entering Pre-K through 6th grade.
Sprout Westchester is a place where children from a wide spectrum of backgrounds join together to create a joyful, diverse community built on Jewish values.

We are looking for a mature, responsible, energetic and nurturing person for our Unit Head position. Camp runs from the June 28 – August 19 and will be expected to attend camp trainings. The camp day runs from 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday. There is approximately 45 hours of flexible pre-camp work with the leadership team. Salary is $5,500 paid bi-weekly.

• Supervise 12 – 15 counselors
• Manage staff performance and well-being
• Perform ongoing staff training, as necessary
• Oversee writing of camper reports
• Report directly to Director regarding staff issues and support
• Coordinate and oversee substitute coverage for absent staff members

• Support the well-being and quality of experience of all campers
• Know each group’s daily schedule and provide additional staffing support, when needed
• Address camper behavioral and social/emotional issues with counselors
• Report directly to Director regarding camper behavioral and social/emotional issues
• Call parents regarding any issues with campers
• Oversee camper arrival and dismissal

Camp Leadership
• Serve as part of the camp Leadership Team along with the Director and Assistant Director
• Help plan and implement Staff Orientation


• BA required, MSW or other Master’s Degree preferred • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with pre-school and/or elementary aged children • Supervisory experience • Experience attending or working at a summer camp

How to Apply

Please contact Rebecca Ladds at rebecca@sproutwestchester.org or 914-595-6917

Contact Information

Camp Name

Sprout Westchester

Job Title

Unit Head

Camp Address

Sprout Westchester 500 Yorktown Rd, Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520, Croton-On-Hudson, New York, 10520, United States