Private: Youth & Camp

Camp Staff/CIT

Being part of the JCC Summer Day Camp staff is a unique and rewarding experience. Teachers, college students, and high school students all have a place on our staff. Camp staff members and CITs report directly to the Camp Director. Salary is based on experience and seniority.

Counselor Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement daily camp activities
  • Responsibility for knowing and tending to each camper’s special needs
  • Engaging in specialist activities, actively participate in free swim sessions, and aid lifeguards to ensure pool safety

Skills Required

  • Organization
  • Creativity
  • Ability to ensure safety at all times
  • Maintenance of accurate attendance logs, etc.
  • Ability to set a positive example for peers and younger staff members

Counselor In Training (CIT) Responsibilities

  • Work with Senior Counselor to implement activities for campers.
  • Assist Camp Director by taking on camp chores including but not limited to lunch and afternoon snack.
  • Assist counselors and specialists control camper groups.
  • Work one-on-one with campers who need extra attention from time to time.

Think you have what it takes?

If you would like to be considered for a position as a counselor or specialist, please complete the Counselor Application and provide no less than 2 reference forms.

*Staff and CIT applications for Summer 2020 are now closed.