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Children and Camp Program Coordinator
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center
5601 S. Braeswood Blvd.
Houston, TX 77096

Principal Responsibilities:

Responsible for the development and implementation of children programming that includes: KidZone, Kids Night Out, Schools Out Camp and special events. Oversees Camp Kaleidoscope in the summer that is targeting elementary age kids, grades 1st-3rd. Supervises various part time program staff.


a. Design and implement children's programming throughout the year
b. Think creatively, and assist in setting vision for the overall J Camps program and children's programming at the J
c. Supervise the KidZone afterschool program
d. Develop, implement and staff all Schools Out Camps for school-age children
e. Plan and supervise Kids Nite Out at the J - Coordinate one Saturday evening per month.
f. Plan and implement year round Staff Training in coordination with Camp Director
g. Work with the Director of Children and Camp to plan and implement all summer camp programs
h. Coordinate all J Camps special events including Camp Carnival, Registration Day, and JCC events that have a "Camp" component (Jewish Culture Festival, Open Houses, and more.)
i. Create program, hire staff, and supervise Camp Kaleidoscope at Merfish each summer (approximately 200 1st-3rd graders in traditional camp.) Serve as Director on Site for all Merfish camps, including Jr. Specialty Camps and Kaleidoscope.


a. Facilitate interviewing, hiring, and staffing of J Camps and children's programs
b. Work with marketing department to advertise for open J Camps and children's leadership & staff positions
c. Oversee supervision and evaluation of all Camp Kaleidoscope and Jr. Specialty camps staff in the summer
d. Communicate with parents
e. Work with staff to handle behavioral issues
f. Supervise & facilitate staff recognition for J Camps and children's staff
g. Plan & facilitate carpool at Merfish
h. Help provide an atmosphere with good morale and well-being among the camp family

a. Participate in J Special events when necessary
b. Attend All Staff Meetings
c. Schedule to be Monday-Friday and adjusted accordingly to take off time during the week when work on a weekend is required (Saturday or Sunday)

Minimum Qualifications:


a. Bachelor's Degree required
b. 2-3 years of Camp Leadership Experience
c. Previous experience with children ages Kindergarten through 6th grade
d. Organized and self-starter
e. Enthusiastic
f. Compassionate
g. Patient
h. Good communication skills
i. Proficient in word, excel, and other Microsoft programs
j. Ability to lift 15-20lbs and be on his/her feet for extended periods of time


$35,000 - $45,000

Agency Information:

Evelyn Rubenstein JCC
5601 S. Braeswood
Houston, Texas 77096