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Jewish Community Center Director of Jewish Life, Chizuk Fellow in New York, New York

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the "central address" for Jewish living and learningatone of ourcamps
  • Work with all levels of camp staff to infuse Jewish learning into varied aspects of camp life
  • Organize and lead Shabbat services and programming
  • Create and facilitate engaging Jewish programs for8-16 year-old campers of diverse Jewish backgrounds
  • Attend pre-camp preparations, training, and orientation and be in residence for the entire summer season

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Background in Jewish education (graduate level training preferred)
  • Experience with Jewish overnight camps
  • Ability to work effectively with campers, counselors, and senior staff in a leadership role
  • Capable of and interested in working in a multi- and non-denominational setting
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in experiential education

Agency Information:

Twelve Jewish overnight camps across North America are looking for creative, dynamic educators who understand the value and power of overnight camp and can help facilitate thriving Jewish learning environmentsin these experiential, pluralistic settings. Jewish life directors atJewishovernight camps touch all aspects of the camp and organically integrate meaningful, purposeful, quality Jewish content and experiences into the magic and joy of the camp program. They work together with young adult and senior staff to strengthen Jewish living and learning for campers and staff alike.Chizuk is supported by a grant from The AVI CHAI Foundation.

Date Posted: 09/17/2019

Title: Director of Jewish Life, Chizuk Fellow

JCC: JCC Association

Location: New York, NY