Dynamic day camp in Wynnewood, PA is looking for camp counselors!
This role is a great opportunity for someone who wants to co-create a joyful, memorable summer working with children in a day camp setting. As our alumni will tell you: Camp Kef summers are an amazingly fun way to spend your summers while developing great skills which will serve you well in future jobs and life in general. Our counselors are a dynamic group which works as a tight team to create wonderful experiences for children while helping them build confidence and skills.
Camp Kef welcomes staff from diverse backgrounds. Our camps are guided by Jewish culture and values (which resonate with many who do not identify as Jewish). Kindness, service, and joy are examples of the values we live by). Our children also come from diverse backgrounds.
In addition to a rewarding position where you care for a community, the JCC provides competitive benefits including:
The Kaiserman JCC takes the welfare and safety of staff and children very seriously. We have aligned all our operating procedures with guidance from the CDC and the local and state Departments of Public Health. Our practices include ensuring proper physical distancing, sanitation, hygiene, and use of face coverings to promote the health of our staff and children.
Camp staff will be required to wear appropriate personal protective gear during camp. Children and staff are expected to always wear masks, except when in the water or eating. Physical distancing will be adhered to throughout the camp day. Bunk sizes will be small, and counselors will work with the same children every day to limit exposure. Children and staff will be encouraged to hand wash often and sanitizer will be readily available. Additionally, we conduct a health screen for all children and staff prior to entering camp each day. This screening includes an online questionnaire about symptoms and possible exposures.
Camp Kef will also conduct remote interviews.
Staff must be available for the
full season, June 28-August 20, unless otherwise arranged. Camp day is 8:00 AM
-4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
The Kaiserman JCC is located in Wynnewood, PA, in the heart of the Main Line. We are a vibrant Jewish Community, just a few miles from Center City Philadelphia. We are home to the award-winning Camp Kef summer day camp and one of the most respected preschool & kindergarten programs in the region.
The mission of the Kaiserman JCC is to ensure a welcoming and inclusive environment where Jewish values inspire excellent social, recreational, educational, cultural, and humanitarian activities that embrace our identity and connection to Israel. The JCC is committed to serving our entire community and does not discriminate based on race, religion, sexual orientation or disability.
Since 1971, the Kaiserman JCC has worked to build a vibrant, inclusive, and supportive Jewish community and enhancing and deepening the commitment to Jewish philanthropy. We have also worked with people and partners across the region to nurture Jewish life and learning, help those in need and build connections with Israel and Jews around the world.