Camp Counselor (Summer)

Mayerson JCC - Part Time

Job #23835

Openings Available

  • 12


The Camp Counselor works the Unit Head in the implementation of age-appropriate, intriguing, and exciting camp programs and activities, and provides a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for JCC day campers. 
  • Follow all Camp at the J and JCC policies and procedures
  • Participate in staff training sessions and orientation prior to the start of Camp season
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Keep Unit Head informed of any camper issues on a timely basis
  • Implement routines, schedules, and procedures for the operation of the bunk
  • Maintain positive working relationship with all Camp staff
  • Implement age-appropriate programs with staff, following the objectives and outline of the Camp
  • Assist with instructional swim and recreational swim as directed
  • Know each camper in your bunk
  • Know all Camp staff
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers in the bunk
  • Never leave campers unattended
  • Share in the implementation of age-appropriate activities
  • Participate in group and specialist Camp activities
  • When/where applicable, help facilitate Jewish learning in Camp programs
  • Share responsibility for the care of unit equipment, and cleanliness of Camp facilities with other staff
  • Assist in the implementation of any unit late night or overnight programs
  • Attend and participate in any Unit late night or overnight programs and Family Night activities, if applicable
  • Assist in arrival and dismissal of campers
  • Assist in composing a newsletter or articles informing parents of bunk activities
  • Exhibit a positive attitude
  • Remain flexible and available to carry forth with all Camp related activities
  • Assist in the evaluation of other counselors
  • Assist in the evaluation of the Camp program and activities at the conclusion of Camp
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Previous camp experience a plus
  • Enthusiasm, upbeat sense of humor, patience, and love of fun
  • Desire and ability to work and play with children
  • Ability to take guidance and supervision
  • Team player
 This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.
"The successful candidate must be completely vaccinated against COVID-19 (either complete single dose or complete two step dose) by date of hire. Proof of vaccination may be required upon hire”