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JCC MetroWest Camp Social Worker (Summer 2019)
JCC Metrowest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052

Principal Responsibilities:

JCC MetroWest is seeking to hire 2 social workers for its camps.One for our traditional day camp in Flanders, NJ and the other to support our various camps housed at JCC MetroWest in West Orange, NJ.

Position Summary

The Camp Social Worker is responsible for ensuring the positive resolution for any and all camper and staff issues that may arise during the camp season.The Social Worker is expected to provide campers and staff with meaningful and critical guidance to make healthy, responsible, and respectful choices.The Social Worker plays a key role in supporting staff on topics including but not limited to: fostering positive social interactions, managing challenging camper behaviors and addressing interpersonal disputes. The Social Worker is a member of the leadership team and is expected to create strong relationships with campers, staff and parents. They will participate in training sessions prior to camp and ongoing staff development throughout the summer.

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Required Competencies

Agency Information:

JCC MetroWest has been at the center of our community for 142 years, bringing people together while providing educational, social, cultural and fitness programs.

Our main facility, the Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC, located in West Orange, NJ, and our 20-acre day-camp, Camp Deeny Riback, located in Flanders, NJ serve the Jewish communities west of NYC, including Essex, Morris, and Union counties.