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Camp Ayre Director, Summer Position
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus
1125 College Ave.
Columbus, OH 43209

Principal Responsibilities:

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus Day Camp provides special needs children with a variety of experiences and activities to enhance their Jewish identity, create fun and adventure, develop an appreciation and understanding for the outdoors and develop each camper as an individual and as a member of a group.


Position Summary:

To plan, direct and supervise Camp Arye programs and staff. The JCC's Camp Arye is a camp experience for children, teens, and young adults between the ages of 5 and 22 with special needs, including physical, cognitive, emotional, developmental and learning disabilities. Campers will travel to daily traditional summer camps activities. Each camp day consists of consistent, concrete activities designed specifically with the campers in mind. The Director is energetic and inspiring to engage campers with traditional summer camp activities like adaptive physical education, music, art, nature, movement, free swim, Jewish Spirit and socialization; creating a camp community filled with ruach and connection. This team member has experience attending or leading camp programs, innovative ideas on recruitment, understanding of staff supervision and guiding a team of counselors who want to make each day awesome, and commitment to the power of Jewish camping as an engagement tool to long-term community involvement.

Supervised by The Director of JCC Camps

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Agency Information:

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus is a human service agency offering a varied program that is Jewish in nature. It is committed to enhancing the quality of individual and family life through the promotion of physical, intellectual and spiritual wellness. It provides educational and cultural programs that reflect the Jewish heritage, health related activities and many services to the community at large. Through its wide array of programs, the JCC pursues its mission of strengthening the individual, family and community.

The JCC nurtures a passion for Jewish learning and living. Through programs and services, the JCC provides comfortable and inviting environments in which the community can thrive.