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AWE Fellow Counselor for Camp Twelve Trails
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040

Principal Responsibilities:


At Camp Twelve Trails we are dedicated to universally shared values central to Jewish life. Our proactive integration of these values into everything we do supports children of all backgrounds and helps them grow into better people. Our warm, welcoming culture fosters a vibrant camp community where we all look out for each other and take care of the world around us. Staff are central to carrying out this vision by crafting programs that are in line with our educational outcomes, beliefs, and providing positive, enthusiastic energy every day. We expect staff above all to deliver the wow!

AWE FELLOWSHIP: Camp Twelve Trails is seeking ten college students to join the staff at Camp Twelve Trails in summer 2023 as Jewish Leadership Fellows. Through this endeavor, these fellows will gain academic and leadership skills. They will work in our innovative Jewish day camp, where they will support our young campers in a Jewish-values rich environment. They will serve as Jewish leaders in our program and they will be provided with multiple avenues for growth. The AWE Fellows will serve as general counselors in our overall camp program.


General Counselors: are responsible for the overall safety and supervision of campers, including their successful engagement in all aspects of the Camp Twelve Trails experience, including trips, programs, and aquatics.

AWE Fellows: are a group of Jewishly educated counselors with extra training designed to impact the culture of Camp Twelve Trails, enabling them to strengthen Camp's Jewish identity.





Status: Full-time Seasonal, Mondays through Fridays, June 28 - August 18, staff training in June

Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm during the summer

Salary: $2500 to $4300 for the summer, with a $750 bonus at the end of the summer.

To apply email your resume and a cover letter to Camp Rabbi Paulette Posner

Minimum Qualifications:


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Additional functions and responsibilities may change or may be assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Agency Information:

Established in 1917 as one of the first Jewish community centers in New York City, the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood (the Y) is a thriving and visionary not-for-profit human services organization in Northern Manhattan. We welcome people of diverse ethnicities and all ages, from pre-school to older adults, into the Y family with a wide range of educational, recreational and social services and programs that focus on improving the quality of their lives. With a long and distinguished history, the Y is a multi-service community center that is well known for its nurturing environment and non-judgmental philosophy.