Teen Travel Camp Lead Counselor
JCC of Binghamton
500 Clubhouse Rd
Vestal, NY 13850
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Sheryl Brumer at SherylB@binghamtonjcc.org
This is a 7 week position, one week of orientation and 6 weeks of camp from June 26 - August 12, 2023
Madatz Teen Travel Camp Lead Counselor will supervise and care for campers in "loco parentis." Trip Leaders must work well with co-leaders in a remote setting, away from the JCC.
The ability to foresee and prevent potential hazards and camper issues is crucial to leading a successful trip. Trip Leaders are responsible for preparing final logistics for each assigned trip and to ensure they have all of the equipment necessary to run a trip safely and successfully.
Facilitating a camper's experience to be positive and insightful is also crucial to this position. The successful candidate truly enjoys working with teens and desires to share their love for the outdoors and travel.
We send trips out to the local surrounding area as well as, NJ, Maine, NH, VT, MASS, PA, NY, and Canada. Our trips include backpacking, hiking, camping, rafting, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, climbing, touring and service elements. Our primary youth demographics are ages 12 - 15.
Since its inception in 1927, the Jewish Community Center of Binghamton, NY (JCC) has grown and evolved to become an essential part of the Broome County community as a full-service, not-for-profit, organization. The JCC is dedicated to providing educational, cultural, recreational, and physical fitness programs to enhance the quality of life for everyone from infants to senior citizens. As a non-sectarian, United Way partner, the Center welcomes participants regardless of age, race, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, or ability to pay.
Over the years, the Center has continued to expand its circle of services in order to meet the shifting needs of the community at large. Located by Binghamton University in Vestal, NY, the JCC is housed in a 60,000 square foot facility which houses a natatorium with a 2250 square foot pool, full gymnasium, a small fitness center with men's and women's health club with steam and massage rooms and saunas, a fitness loft with Johnny - G Spinning bikes and Pilates Reformers, full stage auditorium, meeting rooms, a preschool facility with 12 classrooms and 3 infant rooms, 5 rooms which encompass the Kids Connection After School Care program and 4 classrooms which house Universal Pre-Kindergarten programs for the Vestal and Binghamton school districts. In addition, we have 8 acres of land including outdoor tennis and basketball courts, a pavilion, a nature preserve, a soccer and camping field, and 3 state-of-the-art age-appropriate playground facilities.
The JCC's Early Childhood Center and youth department serves over 300 children in daycare programs and over 200 children in summer day camp each year and our Phys Ed department offers programs in everything from youth and adult basketball recreation leagues and camps, a pickleball league, fitness classes and more.