Counselor, Summer J-Camp
Bonnie & Donald Dwares JCC of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island
401 Elmgrove Ave
Providence, RI 02906
A Camp Counselor for the Jewish Alliance's Summer J-Camp is responsible for planning, leading, and implementing activities and experiences for children in a small group setting. The Alliance is looking for individuals who have experience working with children. A background in education, experiential learning, camp spirit, STEM, the arts, athletics, teambuilding, and/or Jewish learning are a plus. We are seeking general counselors and specialists. Counselors are also responsible for the general safety, development, growth, and enjoyment of the participants in their group.
Summer J-Camp runs June 26- August 25 with mandatory staff training the full week of June 19.
Reports to: Camp Director
Demonstrated experience with the Alliance's core values and a clear commitment to them
Background in education, experiential learning, mentoring, STEM, the arts, athletics/movement, teambuilding, and/or Jewish learning is a plus.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
Working knowledge of the growth and development of elementary age children
Strong oral communications skills
Ability to set priorities and handle multiple needs. Strong organizational skills
Ability to work closely with others in a team environment
Must have or willingness to obtain Pediatric First Aid and CPR certification
Must be 16 years old or older
Must pass criminal background check if 18 years or older
Must provide documentation of required immunizations.
Prior experience working with children in an organized setting preferred
To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Jim Rawl at email@example.com
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