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Farm Camp Specialist
Boulder JCC
6007 Oreg Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303

Principal Responsibilities:

Do you enjoy mentoring young people about sustainability, organic-farming, and environmental issues? Are you inspired to create positive change in our local community? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative and supportive environment for a values-driven organization that cares deeply for its employees? If so, the Boulder JCC might be the place for you!

Our dynamic and community-centered organization is looking for an energetic, conscientious, and resourceful Farm Camp Specialist to join our team for the season. The Milk and Honey Farm is a 2+ acre educational, sustainable farm located at the Boulder JCC. Our farm camp brings campers ages 4-12 for experiential programs and activities grounded in Jewish heritage, tradition, and values and provides a place for individuals to connect on the simplest level with soil, plants, animals, and people. The farm specialist will be supported by the Farm and Sustainability Director on curriculum, program development, and farm operations.

Requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as lead educator and counselor for Cherryvale Day Camps, speciality Farm Camps
  • Assist in creating and implementing farm programing specific the Farm Camps
  • Enthusiastically participates in and implements all camp programs and activities.
  • Interface with the leadership team (Assistant Camp Director, Program Director, Camp Director) as needed.


COMPENSATION

This is a non-exempt hourly position with a salary range of $14-17/hour commensurate with experience. This is a 40-hour a week position May-August with the possibility of extension through the year. The benefits currently include a 403b retirement plan, staff discounts, and more.

APPLY NOW

Once you submit your application, our Farm and Sustainability Director will be in touch if we would like to schedule an interview. An offer of employment in this position will be contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

We look forward to hearing from you!

The Boulder JCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Boulder JCC's 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.

If you have any questions, please contact Ethan Jones ethan.jones@boulderjcc.org or call 303-998-1900

Minimum Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

Salary:

Under 25,000

Agency Information:

The Boulder JCC's 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 through meaningful experiences and philanthropy.

The Boulder JCC completed its 52,000 square foot facility in 2016, which sits 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, and arts and culture programs serving infants, toddlers, youth, families, teens, young adults, and adults. The 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 organization's values, believe in the power of community, and want to help grow a dynamic organization.