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Assistant Director at Camp Wise
Mandel JCC of Cleveland
26001 S Woodland Rd
Beachwood, OH 44122

Principal Responsibilities:


The Assistant Director is part of the year-round professional camp management team that creates a vision for, designs, and implements the Camp Wise experience for campers, camper families, staff members, and alumni. The Assistant Director assists in the overall management of camper program and the year-round camper experience, staff training and development, budget supervision, and marketing.


Camp Wise provides a friendly, supportive, and cooperative atmosphere that fosters individual growth at each camper's own pace. Campers are encouraged to learn new skills and master old ones, to make decisions, to take responsibility, to be expressive, to live with others, and to have fun. Complemented by our Jewish environment, campers develop a deeper understanding of and appreciation for Jewish heritage and traditions while also developing a true sense of community.Camp Wise is committed to making sure that every camper leaves with a greater sense of self-esteem and self-confidence; and with memories that will last a lifetime.


Camp Wise, the nationally recognized Jewish overnight camp of the Mandel JCC of Cleveland is expanding our year-round team to carry out our 2020 vision. Camp Wise, known as the Home of Happiness, has been providing meaningful, life-changing opportunities for kids to learn and grow alongside each other for over 111 summers on our 325-acre wooded campsite and private lake. We are now seeking candidates who have a passion for excellence, are hardworking, outgoing, and can serve as a strong, positive role model for children and staff - we strongly encourage you to apply to join the Camp Wise leadership team. While summers will be spent at Camp in Chardon, our year-round offices are based at the Mandel JCC, conveniently located just 30 minutes from camp in Beachwood, Ohio.



Minimum Qualifications:



Send cover letter, resume, and three professional references.

Agency Information:

Mandel Jewish Community Center of Cleveland builds and strengthens Cleveland's entire community by providing exceptional programs and services that enhance Jewish continuity and identity in four key program areas:

1. Fitness, Wellness & Recreation

2. Preschool/Early Childhood Education

3. Camping - Day Camps & Camp Wise Overnight Camp

4. Cultural Arts

Mandel Jewish Community Center of Cleveland connects and strengthens our Jewish community and the greater Cleveland community by providing exceptional programs and services in the following program areas: Fitness, Wellness and Recreation, Preschool/Early Childhood Education, Day Camps and Camp Wise overnight Camps, and Cultural Arts. Membership in this non-profit social service agency is open to all. Mandel JCC receives funding from the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, grants, donations and other public funding sources and has been serving the greater Cleveland community for more than 68 years.