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Camp Counselor
Asheville JCC
236 Charlotte St
Asheville, NC 28801

Principal Responsibilities:

Classification: Part-Time; Non-Exempt

Reports To: Youth Director

Summary: Camp Counselors, under the supervision of the Youth and Teen Director, are responsible for caring for school age children in our pop. Counselors follow lesson plans developed by the Youth Director that fit into a variety of themes and include activities such as archery, crafting, and swimming. Counselors enable children to develop friendships and expand their learning in a safe environment.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Execute age-appropriate activities
  • Provide safe and engaging opportunities for play and special interest development
  • Provide constant supervision and take care of the children's health, welfare, and safety
  • Implement positive discipline techniques
  • Build a sense of community among children and staff
  • Ensure that the program environment meets all state health, safety, and sanitation requirements
  • Develop activities and practices that promote the ideals and goals expressed in the JCC Kids and JCC mission, including fostering enthusiasm around Jewish celebrations
  • Develop relationships with and serve as contact point for parents and guardians, providing timely and relevant information about their children's participation in the program
  • Maintain all written documentation as required by state licensing guidelines
  • Attend any required trainings

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma not required

Experience in working with and supervising school age children preferred
Knowledge of positive discipline techniques
Ability to communicate effectively and positively

To apply: email resume and cover letter to


Under $25,000

Agency Information:

At the Asheville JCC, all are welcome to share in Jewish traditions, values and culture. The AJCC has been the home for Jewish life in Western North Carolina since 1940, and today we continue to be a vibrant and diverse community of people. The Asheville JCC strengthens Jewish identity, celebrates Jewish culture and builds community through a wide variety of programs for people from all backgrounds, at every stage of life.