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Inclusion Counselor - Summer Day Camp - SEASONAL POSITION
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC
775 Talamini Rd
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Principal Responsibilities:

Working at Camp Ruach is more than a summer job. Be part of a fabulous team of individuals creating a magical summer camp experience.

Camp Ruach is committed to creating a positive, meaningful, and enjoyable summer for its campers and counselors. Working at camp is an opportunity to grow and to positively impact your own life. Join the Camp Ruach Family today! Adults need camp too!

Working as an inclusion counselor at Camp Ruach is one of the most rewarding jobs at camp. Based on your background and experience, you're matched with at least one (or more) campers with special needs to support them in their time at camp. You're closely supported by the Inclusion Coordinator and the Director of Special Services to assist you in your duties. Join us at Camp Ruach to help change a camper's life!

Aside from gaining critical life skills that will benefit you in every aspect of your life, there are many other perks to the summer job!

Minimum Qualifications:

For the position of Inclusion Counselor, we're looking for individuals with experience working with children with special needs (especially those on the Autism spectrum), and/or who have an open, understanding, patient, demeaner and an interest in working with individuals with special needs. Preference for the individual to be at least 18 years old. Applicants should be available June 27-August 19, 2022 (closed July 4), 8:30-4:30 PM daily. Schedule can be flexible and part-time depending on the camper's schedule.

Salary:

$3800

Agency Information:

THE SHIMON AND SARA BIRNBAUM JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER is a non-sectarian social service agency located on 14 acres on Talamini Road in Bridgewater. The JCC opened its doors to the community in December 1999 after years of planning and fundraising by a passionate group of local families that were driven to bring a JCC to our tri-county area.

The JCC is an agency of the Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties and serves residents of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties with fitness, recreation, social, cultural and educational programming for the entire community. The JCC is the central address of our widely spread, diverse Jewish community and serves as coordinator and locale for many community-wide events and for programs of Jewish education & culture. Universal humanistic Jewish values and ethics serve as the foundation for our JCC. The JCC is governed by a Board of Directors that works with JCC Professional Staff to fulfill our mission of providing quality programs and services to meet the needs and wants of the Jewish and general communities.

The JCC facility includes heated indoor and outdoor salt-based pools. A dome enclosed outdoor pool is available in the off-season for year-round use. The JCC has a newly renovated and expanded fitness center, group fitness studio, spin studio and gymnasium. We offer more than 70 group fitness classes/week, including the internationally acclaimed Les Mills Fitness Program.