Creative Campers Camp Program Director

OVERVIEW: Camp Program Director serves as a member of the JCC Rockland Camps professional staff. The Program Director works within the framework of the total agency program and objectives to which the program is related. Specific responsibilities lie within all camp and summer programming, staffing and oversight related to trips and travel.

ABOUT CAMP: Creative Campers provides children a wonderful introduction to several forms of visual art. Each day brings a new project that may include drawing, painting, printmaking, or sculpture. Creative Campers runs from Monday to Friday and offers a varied curriculum from week to week. This program joins the JCC Rockland Camps family for those campers who love to create and show their artistic talents.
Reports to: Assistant Camp Director
Job Duties:
● Organize, direct and oversee daily schedule of activities and events
● Oversee daily staff schedules and assignments
● Staff training and supervision
● Delegation of tasks to and shared responsibilities with camp supervisor
● Weekly correspondence to all registered families
● Overall supervision and organization of program, space and supplies
● Daily positive interaction with campers, parents, program staff, members and JCC staff as a whole
● Work in a team environment
● Implementation and follow through on all program policies and procedures
● Attend off-season meetings and events as assigned
● Participate in pre-camp Staff Orientation
● Build strong and positive relationships with teen campers & staff
● Build and produce camp curriculum and projects
Minimum Requirements:
● Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with youth, preferably some work with teens
● Experience as a supervisor is a plus
● Previous work in a summer day, overnight or travel camp preferred
● Great communication skills both oral and written
● Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (word, publisher & excel)
● July 1 – August 9, 2019. Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm (no work July 4)
● Pre-camp work to build curriculum and order supplies
● Stipend based on skills and experience