Fall Camp Counselor Grades K - 5 - 2019
Job Details
Entry
Peninsula Jewish Community Center - Foster City, CA
Seasonal
High School
Undisclosed
0% - 30%
Day
Other
Description

The Peninsula Jewish Community Center (PJCC) Camp Keff has been providing outstanding summer, winter and spring programs for youth from Age 2 - Grade 12 for decades.  We provide a safe and nurturing environment where youth & teens can play and grow.  Hundreds of campers attend our programs each year! In the summer, our signature camp programs are two week sessions that include swimming, arts, Jewish culture, sports, field trips and overnights.  In addition, we have one week camps in two formats, Mix and Match and Adventure Camps that are focused on one or two themes a week.  All of our camps are accredited by the American Camp Association.  

Camp Counselors are the heart of Camp Keff programs.  Under the direction of the Camp Directors, counselors work to ensure that each child feels welcome, safe, and loved at camp through their daily interactions with children under their care.  Counselors have a special opportunity to make a change in the life of a child while developing valuable professional skills and program planning experience.

 

Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday, October 7-11 (no camp 10/9) and October 15-18 (no camp 10/14)

 

There is mandatory staff training from 6:00-7:00pm on Thursday October 3. Staff will be on a rotating schedule for a 7:30am start time (AM care) for which you will be paid extended care wages.

 

Extended work hours may be required.

 

Salary: Salary: $467 per week (4 days), plus paid training. Additional rate of $15/hour for all extended care hours. Free membership to the Athletic Center during the days in which you are contracted.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or age 18+
  • Experience working with youth in Grades K – 5, preferred
  • Passionate about working with youth and creating powerful experiences in a camp setting
  • Knowledge of Jewish culture a plus
  • Experience working in a camp setting a plus

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Responsible for the emotional and physical safety of children
  • Resolve conflicts within the group as necessary
  • Planning and implementation of a variety of programs for campers
  • Work collaboratively with other staff
  • Support goals and spirit of Camp Keff programming
  • Uphold the mission and values of the PJCC and Camp Keff
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