Working at Camp JCC is more than a job. It is a chance to mentor and be mentored, hone your leadership skills, develop professional skills, make new friends, be silly and goofy, have fun, and make a difference in the lives of children.
Excellent Career experience for college students, high school students (rising Juniors, Seniors) or graduates, or for those looking to work in recreation, education, or social work. All positions will serve as role models for campers and each other.
Sr. Counselors (minimum requirement – 18 years old or high school graduate). They will serve as the lead counselor of their assigned unit participating in all aspects of the group’s activities.
Jr. Counselors (minimum requirement – 16 years old entering junior year of high school). They will assist the Sr. Counselors and campers in all aspects of the day.
Activity Specialists will lead activity periods such as sports, arts & crafts, music, nature, etc. and must have knowledge and experience related to the specialty they are leading. Must be responsible and have the ability to instruct, assist, and supervise children in a positive manner.
Camper Care Specialist: will work with counselors, unit heads, parents, and camp leadership in coordinating behavior support and management plans, ensuring the cohesion of each group, and identifying possible barriers to camper’s full participation. The Camper Care Specialist is responsible for highlighting campers’ unique character, strength, and contributions to the camp community while creating a culture of inclusion.
Special Needs Shadow Counselors: work directly with Camper Care Specialist, campers, unit heads, parents, and camp leadership in coordinating behavior support, ensuring the cohesion of each group, and aids in camper’s full participation.
Camp Nurse: The ideal candidate would be a registered nurse or nurse practitioner with summer day or overnight camp and/or school nurse experience
Administrative Assistant: Provides overall administrative support to camp daily operations.
CIT (Counselor in Training): Candidates must be Rising 9th or Rising 10th Grader.
CIT (Counselor in Training) Candidates Must Be: Rising 9th Grader or Rising 10th Grader
Contact Taftaleen Hunter, Human Resourse Director, at THunter@UJFT.org or (757) 965-6117.