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Assistant Director, Teen Programs and Specialty Areas
Camp Tawonga
131 Steuart St
Ste 460
San Francisco, CA 94105

Principal Responsibilities:

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Job Purpose and Description

The Assistant Director, Teen Programs and Specialty Areas is a key part of Camp Tawonga's program team. This position contributes to the mission of Camp Tawonga by managing and overseeing all aspects of our Teen Programs (includes Teen Leadership Institute, Specialists/Counselors-in-Training program, and year-round teen programming), oversees most speciality areas at Camp (such as Arts & Crafts, Waterfront (lifeguards), Programming (including Jewish, drama and dance), Music (songleaders)), serves as an at-camp Director during summer season, and partners with other key program staff members to co-direct our weekend family camp and "Down the Mountain" programs.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

Teen Leadership Institute (TLI) and Specialist and Counselor-in-Training Program (SCIT)

Oversight of Year-Round Tawonga Teen Programs

Oversee Specialty Departments

Summer Camp & Family Camp Hiring

As part of the hiring team with other directors, ensure we recruit and hire outstanding staff:

At-Camp Director

Other Responsibilities

Professional Development

Minimum Qualifications:

Training, Experience, Skills, and Qualities




This position reports directly to the Camp Director


$65,000 - $75,000

Agency Information:

About Tawonga

Tawonga's mission is to provide educational and recreational programs for children, adults and families that foster self-esteem, lifelong friendships and community, connections with nature, commitment to justice, and positive Jewish identity and spirituality. We run programs at our residential campsite next to Yosemite National Park and in the Bay Area, serving over 5,000 people a year.

About Camp Tawonga's Culture

At Camp Tawonga, we are a caring, collaborative, joyous group of professionals who take great pride in fulfilling our mission and having fun while doing it. We have deep respect for our community, the children and the families who participate in our programs; for nature and the physical world; and for the Jewish value of "tikkun olam" - repairing the world. Our team has taken many different paths to arrive at Tawonga, from growing up as campers at Camp to being brand new to working at a summer camp or even a nonprofit. We are a Jewish organization, and we welcome and are inclusive of all staff and community members, Jewish and non-Jewish alike. We are committed to JEDI (justice, equity, diversity and inclusion) and the ongoing reflection, learning and action required to be aligned with these values and create and sustain a race equity culture.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Camp Tawonga is an Equal Opportunity Employer, values diversity and is committed to being an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills, and to hiring people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals and women. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and organizational need.