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Division Head Counselor
Sid Jacobson JCC
300 Forest Dr
East Hills, NY 11548

Principal Responsibilities:

Division Head Counselor

Sid Jacobson JCC (SJJCC) is the only full-service JCC on Long Island's North Shore in Nassau County. SJJCC provides cutting-edge recreational, health, fitness, educational, cultural arts, and social services programs. SJJCC is a national leader in providing care for those suffering from chronic illnesses such as Alzheimer's, Dementia, Parkinson's, and other degenerative illnesses. In addition, SJJCC offers year-round social, recreational, fitness, and vocational programs for children, teens, and adults with special needs. SJJCC is Long Island's hub that addresses social justice, uses social action to better our society, and provides volunteers with the opportunity to give back.

Each member of the Camp Kehilla Staff team will create a safe and enjoyable environment for our campers and staff while maintaining the high quality of programming associated with Camp Kehilla. Division Heads act as a liaison between the Director and the divisions for which they are responsible. The Division Head oversees an age division consisting of 2-3 groups of campers and their group leaders. They are responsible for ensuring all activities and special events run within assigned groups smoothly, oversight of support and behavior management of campers, supervision and support of staff, ongoing communication with families, and oversight of day to day operations of assigned groups.


  • Responsible for all daily operations of assigned groups
  • Supervise 2-3 group leaders and groups
  • Oversight of every camper's overall well-being and behavior management in assigned groups
  • Be a positive, approachable resource for staff within your division
  • Participate and supervise group activities within your division
  • Participate in and supervise all day trips and/or late-night programs and/or special events for the division as necessary
  • Work closely and develop a team approach with all group staff, specialists, Assistant Director, and Camp Director
  • Work with other division heads on special programs
  • Conduct daily group leader meetings to support the staff needs
  • Conduct performance evaluations during camp (week 4 and week 8, or staff person's last week of camp) for each staff member in assigned division
  • Meet with group leaders at the end of each camp day to go over paperwork, phone calls that need to be made, and any concerns that took place during the camp day
  • Responsible for maintaining an open line of communication with families
  • Follow all employment policies and procedures of the Sid Jacobson JCC, including but not limited to those detailed in the JCC Employee Handbook and Camp Kehilla Staff Handbook
  • Accept additional duties requested by the Assistant Camp Director&/or Camp Director
  • Attendance at all staff meetings, trainings, and camp orientations are required. Including SCIP, CPR, First Aid, Epipen

Sid Jacobson JCC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, military status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We offer:

  • Disability accommodations
  • Inclusive of minority and disadvantaged groups
  • LGBTQ+ friendly workplace
  • Age-inclusive Diversity and inclusion training or programs
  • Employee Discounts

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Agency Information:

Sid Jacobson JCC and Bernice Jacobson Day School and Camp, our satellite campus in Brookville, are the best places to ENRICH yourself, EXPLORE Jewish culture and CONNECT with the community. We provide a comprehensive program based on Jewish values, traditions, heritage and culture, which enriches the lives of all individuals and families in our community. We are a proud beneficiary of UJA-Federation of New York. Bernice Jacobson Day School & Camp 340 Wheatley Road Old Westbury, NY 11545 516-626-1094 For more information, visit us at!