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Camp & Youth Director
East Valley JCC
908 N. Alma School Road
Chandler, AZ 85224

Principal Responsibilities:

Position Responsibilities

Create and manage year-round programming for Youth & Teens with the intent of cultivating a growing community

Campers recruitment and registration

Working with the Director of Communications in regards to brochures, ads, promotional materials and all camp forms

Recruitment, supervision and evaluation of camp staff

Creating a positive camp atmosphere and culture

Plan and lead weekly camp staff meetings

Administration responsibilities to include developing, implementing and monitoring departmental budgets

Work collaboratively with all the other Directors to cross-promote EVJCC programs, events and activities

Report directly to the CEO to create a strategic plan for the growth and success of the Camp & Youth department


Interview, hire, train and manage full time and part time staff in the Camp and Youth Dept including counselors and specialists

Oversee the supervision and administration of all Camp and Youth programs and activities to include field trips, guests, cooking, etc.

General Skills:

Basic computer skills

Must be organized and able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, meet deadlines and manage time

Must be able to work as part of a team and to resolve conflicts

Must be able to take initiative to solve problems and be willing to seek assistance

Must be able to communicate effectively both written and verbal

Must be flexible to work occasional long days or nights

Must be able to work on Sunday as needed

Must be able to handle emergency and crisis situations

Must provide excellent customer service and be customer focused

Supervisory Skills:

Must be able to evaluate staff and provide positive and critical feedback

Must be able to appropriately delegate tasks

Must be able to conduct quality job interviews

Judaic Knowledge:

Must be knowledgeable of Jewish Holidays and rituals

Must have an understanding about Israel and its culture

Must be able to use Jewish knowledge to develop curriculum and program outlines

Child Care Skills:

Knowledge of behavior management

Knowledge of child development

Must be able to negotiate conflicts between children

Create and maintain a safe environment

Provision of quality, age-appropriate & Jewish programs

Bonus Abilities

Ability to play guitar

This description is not intended to be all-inclusive but used as a generalized description of primary responsibilities and expectations. Administration may change the responsibilities based on business needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree

2 years of experience working in a camp program preferable in an Ass. Dir. capacity


45,000 - 55,000

Agency Information:

The East Valley JCC is offering an amazing opportunity for a bright caring, motivated and enthusiastic individual to join their JCC family as a Camp & Youth Director. The director will be responsible for providing strategic direction for the development and management of our Camp and Youth department.