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Camp Israel and Jewish Program Specialist - 2018
Peninsula JCC
800 Foster City Blvd
Foster City, CA 94404

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 traditional camp programs are two week sessions that include swimming, arts, Jewish culture, sports, field trips and overnights. Specialty camps are one week programs that are focused on one theme. All of our camps are accredited by the American Camp Association.

The Israel & Jewish Programs Specialist is an integral member of our camp staff and works to infuse Israeli culture, thematic content and Jewish culture and values into our Camp Keff programs. Under the direction of the Camp Director, the Israel & Jewish Programs Specialist will help campers and staff to feel connected to Israel, explore Jewish values and traditions in the camp setting and enhance the Jewish culture of our camp programs.

In addition, the Israel & Jewish Programs Specialist will be incorporating a focus on Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World) regarding local hunger issues via programs that will utilize the PJCC Justice Garden. In collaboration with the garden staff, campers will be able to have a firsthand gardening experience while learning about the needs for members in our community that are less fortunate.

Hours: 7:30 am  4:30 pm, Monday  Friday, June 18  August 10

Mandatory staff training 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday-Friday June 11  22, 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 17 are available.

Salary: $703.30 - $815 per week depending upon experience. 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

Minimum Qualifications:


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

Agency Information:

Welcoming with joy people of all ages, faiths, and backgrounds, our innovative Center provides programs and services designed to meet the needs of everyone from infants to seniors.

Come work out in our 50,000 square foot Byer Athletic Center; take a class at our Koret Learning Center; create a lifetime of memories for your children at our award-winning preschool or at Camp Keff.

At the PJCC we believe in a 'Wellness Your Way' approach to overall wellness. Wellness Your Way is an integrated approach to help youth and adults of all ages experience greater well-being by helping you identify your own, unique wellness formula and create a plan to put that formula to work in your life.

Your personal wellness formula serves your whole life, and it is unique to you. Your formula includes Nourish, Move and Engage activities that are the building blocks of a life well-lived.