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Art Specialist - Summer Day Camp - SEASONAL POSITION
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC
775 Talamini Rd
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Principal Responsibilities:

Working at Camp Ruach is more than a summer job. Be part of a fabulous team of individuals creating a magical summer camp experience.

The Art Specialist will be working with Camp Ruach's Art Director - supporting them in curriculum development and facilitation. The Art Specialist will be responsible for facilitating both regular weekly art projects in addition to specialty elective projects. This year, we are building a brand new art studio at camp featuring pottery, ceramics, wood working, painting, crafting, and more! We are looking forward to seeing the fabulous creations and designs that are born in this new space!

Camp Ruach is committed to creating a positive, meaningful, and enjoyable summer for its campers and counselors. Working at camp is an opportunity to grow and to positively impact your own life. Join the Camp Ruach Family today! Adults need camp too!

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Aside from gaining critical life skills that will benefit you in every aspect of your life, there are many other perks to the summer job!

  • Enjoy lunch and snacks daily (when on site)
  • Special staff only Friday breakfasts
  • Staff only after-hours events
  • Use of the JCC Fitness Center and Facility
  • Discounted camper tuition (some exceptions may apply)
  • Full compensation is inclusive of all summer responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

For the position of Art Specialist, we're looking for a qualified individual with experience teaching children art or engaging in artistic activities with kids.

Preference for someone with prior teaching or camp experience. Applicants should be available June 27-August 19, 2022 (closed July 4), 8:30-4:30 PM daily.

Salary:

$3800

Agency Information:

THE SHIMON AND SARA BIRNBAUM JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER is a non-sectarian social service agency located on 14 acres on Talamini Road in Bridgewater. The JCC opened its doors to the community in December 1999 after years of planning and fundraising by a passionate group of local families that were driven to bring a JCC to our tri-county area.

The JCC is an agency of the Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties and serves residents of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties with fitness, recreation, social, cultural and educational programming for the entire community. The JCC is the central address of our widely spread, diverse Jewish community and serves as coordinator and locale for many community-wide events and for programs of Jewish education & culture. Universal humanistic Jewish values and ethics serve as the foundation for our JCC. The JCC is governed by a Board of Directors that works with JCC Professional Staff to fulfill our mission of providing quality programs and services to meet the needs and wants of the Jewish and general communities.

The JCC facility includes heated indoor and outdoor salt-based pools. A dome enclosed outdoor pool is available in the off-season for year-round use. The JCC has a newly renovated and expanded fitness center, group fitness studio, spin studio and gymnasium. We offer more than 70 group fitness classes/week, including the internationally acclaimed Les Mills Fitness Program.