Day Camp Pre and Post Care Coordinator- Creve Coeur
Job Details
Staenberg Family Complex - St. Louis, MO

We have openings at the Jewish Community Center of St. Louis for two Pre & Post Care Coordinators in our 2021 Summer Day Camp program (one at each location). This position is located at our Creve Coeur facility. Pre & Post Care runs Monday-Friday from June 7th to August 20th, 2021. Pre- Care runs from 7:00am to 9:00am and Post- Care runs from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.


Position leads staff and creates and facilitates activities for our campers who attend our Pre and Post Care Camp offering.

Duties include:

  • Attend mandatory staff orientation and Parents’ Meet and Greet 
  • Supervise, train, and assist in evaluation of Pre and Post Care staff.
  • Work with Camp Director to ensure that Pre and Post Care provides a safe and fun environment for children and staff.
  • Create work schedule for Pre and Post Care staff.
  • Plan activity schedules for campers in Pre and Post Care.
  • Coordinate swim time with Aquatics Director.
  • Assist in procedures for camp operations including ordering of supplies, record keeping, parent pick up and drop off, swimming, snack and camper assessments.
  • Communicate with parents in an appropriate and customer oriented manner.
  • Provide quality customer service at all times.
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving.
  • Guide group/individual campers to participate successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
  • Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques
  • Enforce and teach appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
  • Attend all staff meetings throughout the summer.
  • Maintain good attendance.
  • Follow and enforce all JCC and Day camp rules and regulations.
  • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.


  • High School Diploma/GED required; College Degree preferred.
  • Previous camp or childcare experience essential
  • Previous administrative experience is a plus
  • Auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks at camp is required.
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to campers’ age and skill levels is required.
  • Ability to provide guidance, supervision, and engage with children and staff in an enthusiastic manner is necessary.
  • Ability to assist campers in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness or injury is necessary.
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability are necessary.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self control are necessary.
  • Past Judaic experiences preferred
  • Current American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification is required for certain camps (training provided if necessary)
  • Note that some camps require successful registration on the Missouri Family Care Safety Registry as a condition of employment. If required, this registration must be maintained in good standing for continued employment.

For more information about the JCC and Day Camp, please see our website:

The JCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify program.