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Work for J Camps

We are actively planning for summer in 2021! We learned so much during our 2020 season and we are returning to a more typical J Camps line-up of offerings in 2021, while continuing to follow all Maryland Department of Health and CDC guidelines to keep campers and staff safe. 

For information, contact: | 410.559.2390

Looking for a great summer job?  

J Camps, located at the JCC of Greater Baltimore, is looking for energetic, dedicated staff members who are interested in working in a fun, creative camp environment this summer. Our programming has a variety of focuses including aquatics, arts & culture, athletics, sustainability and more with a foundation of Judaism. In addition, our training includes child development workshops, skill sharing, and certification in Basic Water Safety and CPR. We hire on a rolling basis.  Our main summer season is June 28 – August 13, 2021, and we offer excellent camper discounts for summer staff.  While most of our positions are full-time, we do have a few that run for only select weeks.  

View available positions below.


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    Camp Counselors Needed

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    Counselors are the primary caregivers for each camper. The Counselor is responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating and carrying out activities and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills.

    Counselors needed for the following areas:

    • Teachers for Preschool and Kindergarten Bunks
    • Inclusion Counselors (works 1-on-1 with campers)
    • Sports Camp
    • Performing and Visual Arts Camp
    • Senior Counselors (18 and up) Day Camp

    Camp Leads and Specialists Needed

    Archery Specialist
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    The Archery Specialist is responsible for creating a curriculum teaching campers how to use the archery equipment and skill development, ensuring camper safety and maintaining equipment. 

    Assistant Arts & Crafts Specialist
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    Responsibilities include assisting the Head of Arts in creating a curriculum, maintain supplies, lead activities for children 4 - 13 years old.

    Assistant Athletics
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    Responsibilities includes assisting Head of Athletics in developing a curriculum, lead and co-lead sports activities and maintain equipment. 

    Head Ropes Course Specialist
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    The Head of Ropes Course is responsible for ensuring safety, checking equipment, leading the team, developing a curriculum for low/high ropes courses. 

    Music (Song Leader)
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    The Song Leader is responsible for leading songs at morning flagpole, lunch, Friday Shabbat and also leading interactive music sessions and movement games for our campers.

    Nature Specialist
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    The Nature Specialist is responsible for ensuring safety, develop curriculum focusing on hands on nature/wilderness projects, supervise nature activities, maintain nature equipment. 

    Ropes Course Specialist
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    The Ropes Course Specialist is responsible for ensuring safety, checking equipment and facilitating high and low ropes challenge courses.