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Summer Day Camp Counselor
Boulder JCC
6007 Oreg Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303

Principal Responsibilities:


The role of the Counselor is the most important job at Cherryvale Day Camp. Being successful in completing of all of the required duties and expectations will ensure that the experiences of our campers will be safe, fun, and memorable. Counselors report to the Day Camp Director.



Interaction with Children

General and Administrative Responsibilities


Minimum Qualifications:


Must be at least 18 years old with a desire and attitude to work with children in a small group setting. Experience working with children and/or in a camp environment (as camper, counselor-in-training, or staff) is preferred but not required. A Day Camp Counselor must have good time management, communication, and organizational skills and the ability to be creative while taking direction and instruction. Must possess the strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers


Staff training will be held prior to the start of camp. Applicant must be able to attend staff training in order to work. The applicant must attain all certifications (e.g., First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions),some of which will be provided during staff training, prior to camp.

This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive, but is intended to be a generalized guide of the job duties. Management may change the job responsibilities and job expectations based on business requirements. This position is intended to comply with all known State and Federal regulations.

Agency Information:

The Boulder Jewish Community Center's [Boulder JCC] mission is to provide programs and services

based in Jewish values and traditions in a place where people of all ages and backgrounds gather to

connect, exchange ideas, learn, and grow. The Boulder JCC is recognized for its innovative

approaches to community engagement with the next generation and families through meaningful

experiences and philanthropy. The Boulder JCC recently completed building its new 52,000 square

foot facility sitting on a beautiful 10-acre campus in East Boulder. As a community convener and one\

of the central addresses of Jewish life in Boulder County and beyond, the Boulder JCC prides itself

on offering a wide array of community programming including one of the best Boulder preschools, day

camps, after school classes, and arts and culture programs serving infants, toddlers, youth, families,

teens, young adults, and adults. The new Boulder JCC further fulfills its mission by being a primary

destination for all of Boulder County as a place for meetings, celebrations, fundraisers, and other

community events. The staff at the Boulder JCC is hard working, collaborative, passionate, and

committed to mission. The team is driven by a desire to serve the community broadly and deeply. The

organization continually strives to improve its delivery of content and services with a focus on its

values. The Boulder JCC endeavors to hire individuals who are committed to the JCC's values,

believe in the power of community and want to help grow a dynamic organization.