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Director of Jewish Life, Chizuk Fellow
JCC Association
520 8th Ave
4th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the "central address" for Jewish living and learning at one of our camps
  • Work with all levels of camp staff to infuse Jewish learning into varied aspects of camp life
  • Organize and lead Shabbat services and programming
  • Create and facilitate engaging Jewish programs for 8-16 year-old campers of diverse Jewish backgrounds
  • Attend pre-camp preparations, training, and orientation and be in residence for the entire summer season

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Agency Information:

Twelve Jewish overnight camps across North America are looking for creative, dynamic educators who understand the value and power of overnight camp and can help facilitate thriving Jewish learning environmentsin these experiential, pluralistic settings. Jewish life directors at Jewish overnight camps touch all aspects of the camp and organically integrate meaningful, purposeful, quality Jewish content and experiences into the magic and joy of the camp program. They work together with young adult and senior staff to strengthen Jewish living and learning for campers and staff alike. Chizuk is supported by a grant from The AVI CHAI Foundation.