• JCCs of North America
  • $106,130.00 -203,780.00/year*
  • New York , NY
  • Hospitality - Lodging/Resort/Travel
  • Full-Time
  • 21 Warren St


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POSITION OVERVIEW

General Counselors: are responsible for the overall safety and supervision of campers, including their successful engagement in all aspects of the Camp Twelve Trails experience, including trips, programs, and aquatics.

AWE Fellows: are a group of Jewishly educated counselors with extra training designed to impact the culture of Camp 12 Trails enabling them to strengthen its Jewish identity.

DUTIES PRE-CAMP

* Participate, partake in, and lead all staff pre-camp training.
* Move into AWE Fellowship designated housing
* Participate and partake in specific training for AWE Fellows.

AWE GOALS for CAMP

* Behavioral - For the fellows to impact the Jewish culture of camp through building traditions, storytelling, exemplary ruach, and by embodying Jewish values through personal example (dugmah ishit)
* Cognitive - For the fellows to take a leading role in teaching Jewish values and content at camp.
* Affective - Participants will be asked to be \"Nachshons\" - people who have the courage and persistence to dive in to new situations and pilot creative ideas without fearing failure.

COUNSELOR DUTIES DURING CAMP

* Along with your co-counselor, supervise 12-15 campers during all camp activities. This includes campers with special needs that may be a part of your general group.
* Full participation in all camp activities, including swim twice a day.
* Lead and/or assist in small and large group activities either within your group or in the Neighborhoods
* Work with your co-counselor to provide the highest level of support and programming for your campers.
* Work with other counselors in your unit to help them provide support to their campers.
* Be familiar with and enforce the personnel policies, safety rules, and program of camp.
* Participate in all camp meetings, activities and special programs.
* Keep records as required, including documenting all incidents and behavioral issue.
* Ensure for the health, safety, and welfare of all campers in any area or programs at camp.
* Provide updates to TRIBE LEADERS/ CAMP RABBI and Camp Director for parent newsletter.
* Model appropriate behavior to campers including on the bus to and from camp.
* Use positive behavior-management techniques with campers.
* Perform any other program or agency-related duties or special projects as directed by supervisor.

AWE FELLOWSHIP: Camp Twelve Trails and Hillels of Westchester are seeking ten college students within the Hillel network join the staff at Camp Twelve Trails in summer 2019 as Jewish Leadership Fellows. Through this endeavor, these fellows will gain academic and leadership skills.They will work in our innovative Jewish day camp, where they will support our young campers in a Jewish-values rich environment.They will serve as Jewish leaders in our program and they will be provided with multiple avenues for growth. The AWE Fellows will serve as general counselors. The AWE Fellowship provides a select cohort of students the opportunity to participate in a three month Jewish leadership training program which includes a paid summer position on the staff at Camp Twelve Trails.

AWE Fellows: are a group of Jewishly educated counselors with extra training designed to impact the culture of Camp 12 Trails enabling them to strengthen its Jewish identity.

As General Counselors: AWE Fellows are responsible for the overall safety and supervision of campers, including their successful engagement in all aspects of the Camp Twelve Trails experience, including trips, programs, and aquatics

Minimum Qualifications:

REQUIREMENTS

* Must be affiliated with a Hillel on a college campus;
* Previous experience working with children;
* Strong communication and problem solving skills.
* Ability to remain calm and maintain perspective under pressure.
* Commitment to work collaboratively with others.
* Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing needs.
* Much be energetic, enthusiastic and demonstrate and desire to go the extra mile;

Status: Full-time Seasonal, Mondays through Fridays, June 27 - August 16, including 40-45 hours of staff training in May and June

Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm during the summer

To express interest in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Ezra Weinberg .

Agency Information:

CAMP AND AWE PROGRAM OVERVIEW

At Camp Twelve Trails we are dedicated to universally shared values central to Jewish life. Our proactive integration of these values into everything we do supports children of all backgrounds and helps them grow into better people. Our warm, welcoming culture fosters a vibrant camp community where we all look out for each other and take care of the world around us. Staff are central to carrying out this vision by crafting programs that are in line with our educational outcomes, beliefs, and providing positive, enthusiastic energy every day. We expect staff above all to deliver the wow!

AWE FELLOWSHIP: Camp Twelve Trails and Hillels of Westchester are seeking ten college students within the Hillel network join the staff at Camp Twelve Trails in summer 2019 as Jewish Leadership Fellows. Through this endeavor, these fellows will gain academic and leadership skills.They will work in our innovative Jewish day camp, where they will support our young campers in a Jewish-values rich environment.They will serve as Jewish leaders in our program and they will be provided with multiple avenues for growth. The AWE Fellows will serve as general counselors.


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