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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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Background in Jewish education (graduate level training preferred)
  • Experience with Jewish overnight camps
  • Ability to work effectively with campers, counselors, and senior staff in a leadership role
  • Capable of and interested in working in a multi- and non-denominational setting
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in experiential education

Agency Information:

This - summer only- position is for one of the 20 camps on the continent in the Chizuk program; to strengthen Jewish living and learning.