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Program Area Leader, Athletics
Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester
1200 Edgewood Ave
Rochester, NY 14618

Principal Responsibilities:

This role will be supervisor to 1 full-time Athletics Specialist and 6-7 part-time Activity Counselors, as well as responsible for the general health and safety of their assigned campers.

Program Area Leaders (PALs) are responsible for developing curriculum, teaching and supervising a specific program area at Camp. PALs are expected to be certified in certain areas as it pertains to their program area (ex. Lifeguarding for Pool Specialists). PALs must be a positive role model, camper focused, and able to set and follow through with camper expectations and the program curriculum. A PAL must demonstrate sound judgment and establish a nurturing and safe environment for all campers, and staff. PALs will work in partnership with Specialists and Activity Counselors assigned to their areas and report directly to the Assistant Director.


Minimum Qualifications:

Camp operates from Sunday, June 28 - Sunday, August 16, 2020.

Approximately (7) paid off days during the Camp season.

Full time hours including days, nights, and weekends.

Competitive pay plus Room and Board.

Required attendance for orientations as follows:

Senior Staff Orientation: Wednesday, June 17 - Friday, June 19, 2020

General Staff Orientation: Monday, June 22 - Saturday June 27, 2020

Applicants with First Aid/CPR certification are preferred.

Agency Information:

Come join the team at Camp Seneca Lake, located in the Finger Lakes area in Central New York, the residential summer camp of the JCC of Greater Rochester where we fill the tent with light and welcome all to shine!

Do you have a passion for outdoor athletics such as softball, soccer, basketball, archery, volleyball, tennis, floor hockey, yoga, meditation and field activities? Can you lead exciting and challenging programming for our campers ages 8-16? Apply today!

Be part of an energetic and creative team of program area leaders, who together will thread our themes into the fabric of our camp. You will develop athletics-based activities for small groups of children as well as participate in the planning and execution of camp-wide athletic programming.