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Schenectady Jewish Community Center Camp Drama Specialist in Schenectady, New York

Camp Drama Specialist

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Job Location

Schenectady JCC - Schenectady, NY

Position Type


Salary Range

$17.00 - $17.50 Hourly


This individual, supervised by the Assistant Camp Director, provides programming of a specified specialty area such as (nature, science, art, sports, etc) for Camp Chaverim


  • Attend pre-camp orientation and planning meetings

  • Provide list of supplies in a timely fashion before the start of camp

  • Planning chugim, if applicable.


Health and Safety

  • Maintaining appropriate staff to camper ratios at all times, including not leaving a Junior counselor alone to supervise whole group.

  • Actively supervising at all times- especially on playground and at the pool.

  • Guide children and document significant behavioral events on a daily report form.

  • Report all injuries regardless of severity to Camp Health Director.


  • Plans, implements, and coordinates programming in specialized area for campers ages 3-12.

  • Creating age appropriate activities. Assisting and taking on designated roles during special camp events.

  • Help with planning and set-up of weekly Oneg Shabbat, if applicable.

  • Required to cover Extended PM on Monday upon the completion of camp to cover staffing for staff meeting.

  • Form positive relationships with campers, co-workers, and parents.

  • Assist Senior and Junior Counselors for activity ideas

  • Add to the atmosphere of camp by decorating grounds/building

  • Working together with co-counselors and camp supervisory team in a positive manner for the betterment of camp.

  • Maintain supplies and cleanliness of areas used.

  • Attend all weekly staff meetings.

  • Work Late nights and Overnights, minimum of one

  • Perform all other duties as assigned or delegated


  • At least 18 years of age

  • Experience working with children

  • Strong background in specialized activity

  • A positive, upbeat spirit can do attitude and a great sense of fun!