92nd Street Y

  • Camp Counselor Ilanot (Summer 2018)

    Posted Date 8 months ago(11/28/2017 7:10 PM)
    92Y Camps [4]
  • Position Summary

    Join the 92nd Street Y Camps staff team! We are looking for dedicated, enthusiastic individuals to work as Camp Counselors at our Hebrew Immersion summer camp, Camp Ilanot. At the 92nd Street Y Camps you can enjoy the best of both worlds: live in New York City while traveling to your "office" in the country (all campers and staff travel together on coach buses each day). In Ilanot the campers and counselors will be speaking in Hebrew throughout the day, adding an Israeli flavor to the campgrounds in Rockland County.92Y's team philosophy creates a stimulating work environment in which every staff member is valued. Camp runs from Mon-Fri, for 7.5weeks from June 27 until August 17; with a pre-camp orientation. Camp Counselors are responsible for the general safety and development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants in his/her group.



    Essential Functions

    • Daily supervision of campers, including meeting campers at the 92nd Street Y, West Side, Downtown, Riverdale or Northern New Jersey sites, supervising campers while in transit to and from Camp, supervising and supporting campers eating lunch and during all camper activities.
    • Assist regularly scheduled program activities (arts, sports, nature, crafts, ropes,cooking, etc) commensurate with the abilities, limitations and needs of individual campers.
    • Support and encourage campers to speak in Hebrew
    • Communicate regularly to Head Counselor, Unit Supervisor and Camp Director observations and concerns with regard to the needs and problems of individual campers.
    • Assume responsibilities for the health and safety of campers, with complete awareness of campers' whereabouts and allergies at all times
    • Provide support and assistance to campers and nurture campers at all times while respecting their privacy and sense of self-worth.
    • Come prepared every day to fully participate in the Camp’s activities, including the swim program, unless prevented by medical reason.
    • Read and understand the policies of Camp as set forth in the Staff Mmanual that you will be given during Orientation and at all times comply with its rules and regulations, including dress code and emergency procedures
    • Exude enthusiasm for Camp life and activities


    Education, Skills and Experience

    • Ability to lead, plan, organize, and implement program activities.
    • Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with energy and creativity
    • Strong organizational and communication skills
    • Strong conversational Hebrew skills



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