Location and Job Title:
Cherryvale Camp Art Specialist
6007 Oreg Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303
Organization: Boulder Jewish Community Center [Boulder JCC]
Job Title: Cherryvale Camp Art Specialist, 40 hours/week, seasonal May 26-August 14
Department: Cherryvale Day Camp; Reports to the Cherryvale Day Camp Program Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
To further the mission of Cherryvale Day Camp through the development and delivery of art activities that are inspiring, safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers' ages and abilities. Responsible for the art programming and equipment.
Grow and improve the art program at camp
Works with the Program Director prior to the start of summer to discuss and plan programs.
Evaluate the art program to make recommendations for equipment, supplies, and programs.
Oversee and implement the elective and bunk programming
Prepare and implement programs that will engage and teach campers about art and are age-appropriate
Prepare and implement the elective programs
Adjust the programs according to the needs of each group
Responsible for the set up and clean-up of the art room and all projects utilized in that area
Bring art into other areas of camp life
Organize projects with the campers that support the theme of each week
Organize projects with the campers that will contribute to the set and props of the musical camps throughout the summer
Supervise area and ensure the proper and safe teaching of the campers
Enforce all rules and policies at camp, within the specialty area and with the camp as a whole
Clean up the art room space at the end of each day
Manage the art budget and purchase items as needed with the Program Director
- Programming background in art in a variety of mediums.
- High School Graduate or equivalent.
- Must be at least 18 years old
- Desire and ability to teach children art skills
- Desire and ability to work with children and teach them Jewish values
- Ability to accept supervision, guidance and act as a role model to inspire children and staff
- Collaborative, team-centric attitude
- Positive, authentic attitude, and able to receive and work with feedback from staff and leadership team
ABOUT THE BOULDER JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
The Boulder Jewish Community Center's [Boulder JCC] mission is to provide programs and services based in Jewish values and traditions in a place where people of all ages and backgrounds gather to connect, exchange ideas, learn, and grow. The Boulder JCC is recognized for its innovative approaches to community engagement with the next generation and families through meaningful experiences and philanthropy.
In 2016, the Boulder JCC completed building its new 52,000 square foot facility sitting on a beautiful 10-acre campus in East Boulder. As a community convener and one of the central addresses of Jewish life in Boulder County and beyond, the Boulder JCC prides itself on offering a wide array of community programming including one of the best Boulder preschools, day camps, after school classes, and arts and culture programs and serves infants, toddlers, youth, families, teens, young adults, and adults. The new Boulder JCC further fulfills its mission by being a primary destination for all of Boulder County as a place for meetings, celebrations, fundraisers, and other community events.
The staff at the Boulder JCC is hard working, collaborative, passionate, and committed to mission. The team is driven by a desire to serve the community broadly and deeply. The organization continually strives to improve its delivery of content and services with a focus on its values. The Boulder JCC endeavors to hire individuals who are committed to the JCC's values, believe in the power of community, and want to help grow a dynamic organization.