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Director of Children and Camp
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center
5601 S. Braeswood
Houston, TX 77096

Principal Responsibilities:

The Director of Children and Camp is responsible for visioning, planning, and implementing all activities related to children and camp, including but not limited to classes, summer and vacation camps, after-school programs, and trainings for those activities. The Director works closely with lay leadership and other departments at the J to create dynamic, innovative programming that will serve a large and diverse Jewish community. The Director supervises fulltime and part-time year round staff and seasonal summer camp employees.

Primary Responsibilities include:

I. Program Development

II. Supervision

III. Communication
IV. Administrative
V. Agency Responsibilities

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, updated resume, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. At least two of the references should be professional.

Minimum Qualifications:

Successful Applicants will have:

  1. Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred
  2. 5+ years supervisory experience
  3. 5+ years of experience managing youth or family programs, preferably in a camp setting
  4. Experience in creating and managing program budgets
  5. Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Ability to communicate information clearly (both written and oral)
  6. Extremely organized and detailed oriented; Ability to work with tight deadlines
  7. Ability and desire to work independently and as a team member with the community and other employees
  8. Positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about working in a non-profit environment
  9. Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with a diverse group that includes J staff, parents, lay leaders, children and the public
  10. Knowledge of Jewish culture, traditions, and community, and previous experience in Jewish programming preferred

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to:


65,000 - 75,000

Agency Information:

The Evelyn Rubenstein JCC is a non-profit charitable organization serving the Greater Houston community for over 70 years. When you step into the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC, you'll find a center filled with remarkable people, dedicated volunteers and a wide-array of year-round programs, activities and special events. At the J, we're committed to enriching the lives of our members and the community. The J has been a place where families and individuals come together for friendship, affiliation and socialization in a safe and welcoming environment. Throughout our buildings, you'll find a committed staff working together to provide our members and guests with quality experiences, excellent service and a sense of belonging. At the J, we're a compassionate and inclusive organization whose membership is made up of different ages, lifestyles, ethnicities and levels of religious observance. Join us at the J and you can have positive impact on our members lives everyday. Join us and make a difference.