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STEM Specialist for Summer Camp
Dave & Mary Alper JCC
11155 SW 112th Ave
Miami, FL 33176

Principal Responsibilities:


1. Lead and guide a group of children in a Specialty area.

2. Become aware of the camp's philosophy and objectives and work toward their fulfillment

3. Be a positive role model.

4. Display enthusiasm, initiative, patience, self-control, and sense of humor.


1.Attendance at pre-camp orientation is mandatory, except when there are scholastic responsibilities which preclude attendance.

2.Responsible for planning for a group of campers. Have the desire to have fun working and playing with campers in a day camp setting.

a. Plan age appropriate activities for the group;

b. Build relationships with campers and encourage their development of positive relationships with their peers;

c. Help campers become more aware of their environment and better able to act independently; and

d. Help campers gain a sense of accomplishment and pride in their ability.

3.Supervise and responsible for health, hygiene, safety and personal belongings of campers.

4.Help with all camp special events and the Hobby Hour program.

5.Set an example for campers in actions, manners and language.

6.Desire and ability to work with other counselors. Supervise assigned Junior Counselor and Counselor in Training (if applicable).

7.Carry out assigned carpool responsibilities.

8.Attendance is required at weekly staff meetings.

9.Turn in weekly newsletter information.

10.Staff members are expected to read the Staff Manual and be familiar with the camp rules and regulations. Staff members are expected to cooperate fully with the Camp Director in these rules and any others that may be added during the camp season, for the good of all concerned.

11.Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Camp Director.

12.Complete any required grant activities and data collection, if applicable.

13.Attend all meetings as directed.

Minimum Qualifications:


Under 25,000

Agency Information:

Located in sunny, beautiful Miami, Florida, the sprawling Alper JCC at The Jay Morton-Levinthal Campus lies in the heart of the suburb of Kendall, easily reached by many nearby transportation crossroads. Convenient and accessible, our Center provides many opportunities for the Jewish community and all south Miami-Dade County residents to enjoy recreational, educational, cultural and social activities.

Through our extensive facilities, we offer our Members and Non-Members the chance to meet and connect with individuals and families from all over. For fitness enthusiasts, our well-equipped Fitness Center is a great place to play racquetball with your family, train with a friend in the gym, or swim with a group in our Jr. Olympic pool. Our Youth and Adult Building, home to a wide selection of adult programs and our children's department offers the young and young at heart a place to gather and socialize. Also, our Sablotsky Cultural Arts Center hosts visual arts exhibits and performances for all ages and focuses on bringing quality, renowned Jewish artists, authors, and entertainers for the community to enjoy.

The Alper JCC is also home to many high-quality programs, each recognized for their excellence and commitment to the community. Our superb Quality Counts 5-Star Glen Greenstein Early Childhood Development Center offers families the perfect setting for their children, infants through preschoolers, to grow, learn, and appreciate Jewish heritage. For children, the Kids Connection After School Program provides a structured yet fun environment; and our summer camp gives campers the opportunity to grow and expand their horizons.

As a community agency, we strive to strengthen the Jewish community by promoting Jewish values, ethics and traditions through our programs and services. The Alper JCC invites you to become a Member today and take advantage all we have to offer.