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Division Leader, JCC Camp Ruach
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC
775 Talamini Rd
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Principal Responsibilities:

JCC Camp Ruach in Bridgewater, NJ is hiring two Division Leaders for our 3 and 4 year old campers and our 2nd-3rd grade campers for the Summer 2021 season; running from June 28- August 20 (closed July 5) from 8:00-4:30 daily. This is a seasonal position.

NEW 2021! Division Leaders are eligible for a completion bonus of $125 each week - up to $1000 for the summer. Starting salary is $1800 and camp runs from June 28-August 20, 2021.

Responsibilities include:

- Supervising 4-8 total camper groups and up to 30 staff in daily activities

- Facilitating staff training and preparing camp staff for their daily responsibilities as a camp counselor working with children (Specific dates in June and mid-summer training)

- Supporting staff throughout summer to manage camper behaviors, group dynamics, provide advice and hands-on support

- Implementing fun and new camp traditions special for the age group

- Managing and proactively communicating with camper guardians. Inclusive of sending weekly email reports, ensuring daily reports submitted timely and appropriately, and one-off conversations as needed

- Conducting staff evaluations at the mid-point and end of summer

- Exhibiting camp spirit through participation in dress-up days, being goofy, and modeling through participation

- Assuming additional camp-wide responsibilities as a member of the senior staff team inclusive of drop-off and pick-up procedures, lunch duties, special events, and more.

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred Experience:

- Working in formal capacity with preschool age children

- Supervising staff

- Attending or working in camp setting


Under 25,000

Agency Information:

After more than 2 decades, Camp Ruach has proudly been providing meaningful and positive camp experiences for campers ages 2-14 and their families. We look forward to welcoming a new staff person to our team! The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC is a full-service agency which provides programs and services to the community, from pre-school through older adults, including early childhood education, school-age programming, special needs programming, teen services, adult and older adult programs, as well as day camp, summer pool club, health, fitness and recreation programs for all ages. The JCC also provides a variety of cultural arts programs and programs with significant Judaic content.