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Camp Counselor
Peninsula JCC
800 Foster City Blvd
Foster City, CA 94404

JCC Info:

Since moving to its new home in Foster City in 2004, the PJCC has grown to more than 10,000 members. For over 60 years, the PJCC has worked to inspire a sense of community in San Mateo County. Award winning programs in Early Childhood Education, youth sports and an array of cultural events further its mission to build a caring and connected community, develop leadership and strengthen Jewish identity and values in an environment that is welcoming to all people at every stage of life.

Principal Responsibilities:

The Peninsula Jewish Community Center (PJCC) Camp Keff has been providing outstanding summer, winter and spring programs for youth from Age 2 - Grade 10 for decades. We provide a safe and nurturing environment where youth & teens can play and grow. Hundreds of campers attend our programs each year! Our signature camp programs are two week sessions that include swimming, arts, Jewish culture, sports, field trips and overnights. In addition, we have one week camps in two formats, Mix and Match and Adventure Camps that are focused on one or two themes a week. All of our camps are accredited by the American Camp Association.

Camp Counselors are the heart of Camp Keff programs. Under the direction of the Unit Heads, counselors work to ensure that each child feels welcome, safe, and loved at camp through their daily interactions with children under their care. Counselors have a special opportunity to make a change in the life of a child while developing valuable professional skills and program planning experience.

Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday, June 19 - August 11

Mandatory staff training 8:00 am - 4:00 pm June 12 - 16 (includes a mandatory overnight)

Additional extended days and/or overnights will be required. Dates and schedules for extended work hours will be provided during staff training. Additional opportunities through August 21 are available.

Salary: $1,040 - 1,206 per two-week camp session depending on experience and assigned age group, plus paid training. Overnight bonus of $50/night for sleepovers and camping trips. Additional hourly rate for all extended care hours. Free Summer membership to the Byer Athletic Center.

Please apply online using the link listed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.