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Director of Jewish Life
JCC Association
520 8th Ave
4th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Principal Responsibilities:

Be the "central address" for Jewish living and learning at one of our multi-denominational Jewish overnight camps. Your sunny days will be filled with creating and facilitating engaging programs for 8-16 year-old campers and staff (including leading lively Shabbat services).

Participating Jewish overnight camps include: Camp Barney Mednitz (Georgia), Capital Camps (Pennsylvania), CBB Ottawa (Canada), Camp Chi (Wisconsin), Emma Kaufman Camp (West Virginia), Camp Tawonga and Camp Mountain Chai (California), JCC Camp Kingswood (Maine).

Benefits include leadership training seminar in NYC, access to rich curriculum bank, vibrant peer-to-peer network, commensurate salary.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ideal candidate is 21+, "gets" camp, a dynamic educator who understands the value and power of overnight Jewish camp, is comfortable in pluralistic experiential settings, possesses Jewish content knowledge (graduate level preferred), has a proven leadership background, is skilled at experiential Jewish education, is available for orientation and residence for the entire summer season up to 10 weeks.

Agency Information:

JCC Association is the continental umbrella organization for the Jewish Community Center Movement, which includes more than 350 JCCs, YM-YWHAs, and camp sites in the U.S. and Canada. JCC Association offers a wide range of services and resources to help its affiliates to provide educational, cultural, social, Jewish identity-building, and recreational programs for people of all ages and backgrounds. JCC Association supports the largest network of Jewish early childhood centers and Jewish summer camps in North America, and is also a U.S. government accredited agency for serving the religious and social needs of Jewish military personnel through JWB Jewish Chaplains Council.