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Schenectady Jewish Community Center Camp Specialist - Ceramics Specialist (Ages 18 and older) in Schenectady, New York

Camp Specialist - Ceramics Specialist (Ages 18 and older)

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Schenectady JCC - Schenectady, NY

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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 by the Camp Director, Assistant Camp Director, or JCC Campus Director.


• 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!