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Summer Camp Nurse - Camp Seneca Lake
Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester
1200 Edgewood Ave
Rochester, NY 14618

Principal Responsibilities:

Camp Seneca Lake (CSL) is a premier co-ed overnight summer camp set on 200+ acres on Seneca Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Western New York. For over 90 summers CSL has given campers in grades 3-12 a special place to recharge, unplug, and connect to nature and friends. CSL welcomes all campers into a safe compassionate community where each child is encouraged to become their best self.

Children from all backgrounds come together to learn important life skills that will stay with them through adulthood. Campers develop independence, form lifelong friendships, and a deep connection to a tight knit community that is strong at its core. CSL is owned and operated by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester, and we are an inclusive community center and camp that welcomes campers and staff of all faiths, backgrounds, and ages.

This nursing role is a seasonal, full-time position. We are seeking Nurses who can commit to at least one week at a time, ideally several weeks at once or the full summer session. We can be flexible! The position includes evening hours. The Nurse reports to the Camp Director and supports the health needs of the campers and staff working as a team with the other members of the Health Center.

The mission of the Health Center is to support camper and staff health and safety towards full participation in Camp Seneca Lake programs and activities. This health support is provided by:

Administrative Responsibilities:

Health & Care Responsibilities:

Minimum Qualifications:

Requirements
  • Available for the entire Camp Season, 6/21/2024-08/19/2024.
  • Must be a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner, licensure in New York State required
  • Prior camp experience in working with young children is preferred but not required
  • Exceptional skill and capacity for engagement and relationship building with both children and their parents.
  • Proven ability to plan, originate, and organize programs.
  • Proven ability to provide emotional support to a wide range of ages.
  • Strong understanding of, and a willingness to be creative with, strategies to ensure campers of varying needs can be part of a mainstreamed program.
  • Be a leader, self-starter, and strong collaborator.
  • Ability to accept guidance, constructive feedback, and support from teammates.

Compensation:

  • 6/21/2024-08/19/2024 onsite room and board provided
  • Competitive stipend for the season, $1,500/week+ depending on education and experience

Camp Seneca Lake/Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

Salary:

Under $25,000