Today's Building Hours
  • Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC
    5:30am - 10:00pm
  • Weinberg Park Heights JCC
    5:30am - 10:00pm
Shabbat Candle Lighting: 8:10pm
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Today's Building Hours
  • Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC
    5:30am - 10:00pm
  • Weinberg Park Heights JCC
    5:30am - 10:00pm
Shabbat Candle Lighting: 8:10pm

Open Positions

Senior Sports Camp Counselor

Summary

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.

Length of Position:
June 25, 2018 - August 17, 2018 - approx. hours 8:30-4:30pm

Pre-Camp Duties: Attend Camp Orientation:
June 6, 6-9pm
June 18-22, times vary

Qualifications
  1. Must be 20 years of age or high school graduate.
  2. Ability to interact with all age levels.
  3. Must submit health history record and examination form prior to first day of work.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Understanding of the development needs of youth.
  2. Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge and skill in program areas designated camp program areas.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of sports campers in their camper group within activities and throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes.

  • Assures campers are properly supervised at all times.
  • Be aware of and implement safety guidelines.

2. Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers within the mission and outcomes.

  • Responsible for leading or assisting with the teaching of activities.
  • Actively participate in all program areas as assigned.

3. Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff.

  • Provide the daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal health needs.
  • Ensure that campers receive their medications as directed by Health Care Manager.
  • Be alert to campers and staff needs and assist them with personal and/or health problems; discuss with camp health manager and/or camp director when appropriate.
  • Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to camp director.

4. Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.

  • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
  • Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.

5. Represent the camp when interacting with parents or community members.

  • Provide parents appropriate feedback and information as needed for their campers to have a successful camp experience.
  • Follow safety and security protocols when campers are in public while presenting a positive image of the camp.

Other Job Duties:

  • Provide supervision for campers while campers are transported to and from camp or during scheduled field trips off of camp property.
  • Contribute to verbal and written evaluations and communication as requested.
  • Assist in other areas of J Camps as needed
Work Environment

The work environment is usually fast paced. This job requires high energy and interaction with staff as well as with members, other agency staff, community leaders, and outside partners, vendors, others.

Physical Demands

Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.

Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.

Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.

Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.

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