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Director of Youth and Camping
New Orleans JCC
5342 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115

Principal Responsibilities:

Under supervision of the Associate Director, the Director of Youth and Camping is a full-time position responsible for providing strategic leadership for the youth and camping department. Essential functions include: a) Recruiting staff and campers, developing curriculum, and overseeing administrative functions associated with summer camp, mini camps and "schools days out" programs, and child care; b) Supervising and working closely with Children's Director to develop year-round programs and events for school-age children and their families; c) Working collaboratively with Youth staff, Early Childhood department and other JCC departments.

The ideal candidate must have the following attributes and or qualifications:

Responsibilities include:
1. Develop, implement and supervise all operational issues regarding day camp for 300 + campers ages 3 to grade 8. This includes planning daily schedules, special events, and theme days. After COVID, overnights and field trips will be put back into schedule.
2. Plan activities and train staff with COVID safety as top priority.
3. Recruit, hire, supervise, train and evaluate 70+ part time counselors, head teachers and specialists for day camp.
4. Effectively communicate with JCC staff, parents and vendors during camp registration period as well as throughout the year.
5. Work collaboratively with marketing department and JCC counterparts at the Uptown J to develop publication materials for Youth department.
6. Create new and innovative camp and children's programs and events. Plan and staff after school programs working closely with the Children's Director.
7. Develop and monitor the camp and children's budget

Minimum Qualifications:

Physical Requirements

Agency Information:

The Goldring-Woldenberg JCC-Metairie is located in the suburbs of New Orleans. Facilities include a fitness center, swimming pool, gymnasium, walking track and children's programming and teen activities. It is on a shared campus with the Jewish Federation, and the Jewish Community Day School.

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