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Program Assistant & Counselor – West

The Program Assistant & Counselor will:

  • work closely with the Program Director to ensure creative and engaging programming is written and executed throughout the day at camp
  • co-oversee Saturday programming, special events, J-Lab, and hall bonding activities
  • be detail-oriented, ensuring that no programming or initiatives fall through the cracks
  • Fill in the gaps – provide support to the entire program team, which consists of the Assistant Director, Program Director, and Logistics Coordinator

As a counselor, this person will:

  • Create, assist, and enthusiastically participate in other camp programming, including hall activities, Shabbat programming, and other bonding activities
  • Be a positive Jewish role model who enjoy being with, and providing guidance to, children
  • Partnering with other counselors to ensure full camper supervision during all scheduled activity blocks, meals, free time, rest hour, shower-time, night-time activities and after lights-out
  • Have a well-developed sense of responsibility with good judgment and common sense because they have a significant impact on each camper’s summer experience
  • Be directly responsible for all campers living in the dorms and have day-to-day involvement with each camper as an individual and with the entire group
  • Ensuring that all campers exercise good hygiene and health practices including but not limited to daily showers, healthy eating habits and hydration, visits to nurse for daily medication (when necessary) and wearing and using proper attire for prolonged, outdoor activities
  • See that every individual camper makes friends, becomes acclimated to life at camp, helps campers develop their passion for science and technology, and allows them to integrate into the total camp community
  • Live in the dorms on camper floors and supervise children at all hours of the day including regular nighttime on duty hours

 

Click here to apply for the Program Assistant & Counselor position now!

Author: rshapiro

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