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Director of Camp Programs
Edlavitch JCC of Washington, DC
1529 Sixteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Principal Responsibilities:

The Edlavitch DCJCC is seeking a Director of Camp Programs. This person should be energetic, creative and organized in the planning of year round Camp Programs for children ages 4-17.The Director oversees all aspects of the Summer Day Camp program, and works during the school year assisting the Director of School-Aged Programs with weekly programming.Further, the Director coordinates with the Early Child Youth and Family (ECYF) team on special events during the year.This position reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).

Responsibilities include the following areas:

Summer Day Camp


Oversee the programming of the summer day camp

Develop new specialty camps and enhance existing camps

Design, develop and oversee summer day camp curriculum, schedule and special events

Oversee the booking of field trips, vendors and transportation

Oversee CIT/LIT programs


Interview and hire summer day camp staff

Create and oversee the schedule of summer staff

Conduct and write staff reviews

Oversee all summer day camp staff

Provide all necessary and relevant staff trainings


Create and be responsible for the Camp budget in consultation with the CAO

Oversee the ordering and maintenance of Camp supplies


Design and maintain web pages and social media associated with EDCJCC Camp Programs

Oversee all marketing and p.r. aspects for the camp

Design the Summer Camp brochure

Develop camper recruitment marketing plan to meet camper enrollment


Maintain all aspects of the data base for Camp Programs

Process payments for Camp Programs

Professional Development:

Attend relevant conferences and training, including Camp Hub support

No School Today/Spring Fun Camp/Winter Fun Camp


Hire and oversee all staff for No School Today, Winter and Spring Fun Camps

Staff all No School Today/Spring Fun and Winter Fun Camp days during school year


Create schedules and activities for No School Today, Winter and Spring Fun Camp Days

Book all vendors and transportation

Website/ Marketing:

Oversee all marketing for School Year Camp Programs

Maintain web pages and social media associated with EDCJCC school year camps

Special EDCJCC Events:

Assist in the planning and development of weekend special events, such as the Chanukah and Purim Celebrations, and other events as needed

Attend the EDCJCCs Annual Meeting and Gala

Start date: February 1, 2018

Benefits: Include full health and dental insurance, 401K retirement plan, flex spending plan, sick and vacation days, and an EDCJCC Fitness Center Membership. We do not provide relocation expenses.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education requirement: Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. Education, camp administration or related area of study preferred. Prior camp experience as an assistant director, counselor or unit head preferred.


Proficiency with standard office software (Microsoft office products) and online media platforms (such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)

Able to work as part of a team as well as independently on projects

Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills

Salary: commensurate with experience.

Send a resume and cover letter to Mr. Bini W. Silver, Chief Administrative Officer, No phone calls please.

Agency Information:

The Edlavitch DCJCC is the Jewish Community Center in Washington, D.C. Programs include performing arts, early childhood/youth and family, and engagement/outreach activities year-round.