Job Opportunities


We have openings at the Westside Jewish Community Center for Camp Counselors in our 2015 Summer Day Camp program. These seasonal positions are available for 10 weeks starting June 8th-August 14th. Our caring and enthusiastic counselors participate along with campers in a variety of activities: swimming, outdoor activities, crafts, drama, sports and nature.

Duties include:
• Attendance at mandatory orientation June 8th-June 12th 
• Provide quality customer service at all times
• Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving
• Help each participant meet camp goals established for camper development
• Guide group/individual campers to participate successfully in all aspects of camp activities
• Assist in teaching or leading activities as needed or as assigned
• Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures; apply appropriate behavior management techniques
• Attend all staff meetings throughout the summer
• Maintain good attendance
• Follow all camp rules and regulations 

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School graduate
• Previous camp or childcare experience essential
• Auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks at camp
• Ability to relate to and communicate with one's peer group, parents, as well as to campers' age and skill levels
• Ability to accept guidance and supervision
• Ability to assist in teaching an activity; specialized knowledge required for sports, gymnastics and arts camps
• Ability to assist campers in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury
• Good character, integrity and adaptability
• Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control
• Past Judaic experiences/knowledge preferred
• Current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification preferred