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Camp Counselors (Ages 16 and older)
Jewish Community Center of Schenectady
2565 Balltown Rd.
Niskayuna, NY 12309

JCC Info:

Since 1921, SJCC has served the Niskayuna and greater Schenectady area as a community center, an educational resource, a Jewish cultural touch point, and a fitness facility where everyone is welcome! SJCC is ranked the largest Child Care Center in the Capital Region by the Albany Business Review for the past three years and is the largest Silver Sneakers provider in Schenectady County. We were recently recognized by the Schenectady County Human Rights Commission for our Capital Capabilities initiative; which enlightens and informs the community about those with disabilities. In addition, SJCC offers a full calendar of cultural programs, adult classes, preschool, after-school and summer camp programs, and family ?friendly and inclusive events. SJCC operates an annual budget of $4,200,000. Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and with a staff of more than 235, SJCC is embarking on an exciting new campaign that includes renovations to the physical plant, new hours and classes, and a new logo and branding.

Principal Responsibilities:

Counselors are assigned to a group of campers along side two additional counselors. Responsibilities include supervising campers, engaging in camp activities, planning activities where applicable, assisting with swim lesson, being a positive role model, being flexible and having a positive attitude throughout the camp day.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to supervise campers. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to carry-out daily and special programs. A positive, upbeat spirit, can do attitude and great sense of fun!