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Jewish Education Fellowship for Camp Twelve Trails
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040

Principal Responsibilities:

POSITION OVERVIEW

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 12 Trails enabling them to strengthen its Jewish identity.

DUTIES PRE-CAMP

AWE GOALS for CAMP


COUNSELOR DUTIES DURING CAMP


AWE FELLOWSHIP: Camp Twelve Trails and Hillels of Westchester are seeking ten college students within the Hillel network join the staff at Camp Twelve Trails in summer 2019 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. The AWE Fellowship provides a select cohort of students the opportunity to participate in a three month Jewish leadership training program which includes a paid summer position on the staff at Camp Twelve Trails.


AWE Fellows: are a group of Jewishly educated counselors with extra training designed to impact the culture of Camp 12 Trails enabling them to strengthen its Jewish identity.

As General Counselors: AWE Fellows 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

Minimum Qualifications:

REQUIREMENTS


Status: Full-time Seasonal, Mondays through Fridays, June 27 - August 16, including 40-45 hours of staff training in May and June

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

To express interest in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Ezra Weinberg .

Agency Information:

CAMP AND AWE PROGRAM OVERVIEW

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 and Hillels of Westchester are seeking ten college students within the Hillel network join the staff at Camp Twelve Trails in summer 2019 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.