Camp JCC Program Coordinator

Shaw JCC of Akron 750 White Pond Dr, Akron OH


·         To create age appropriate programs that incorporate the mission, goals, and core values of Camp JCC and the Shaw JCC of Akron

·         Provide meaningful Jewish programming in a fun environment

·         To promote and model a professional attitude in daily work.


  • Attend all Staff Training Days and staff meetings; participating and facilitating as needed
  • Oversee and supervise all camp specialists
  • Review, critique, and enforce the implementation of specialty curriculum plans
  • Plan, implement, and/or facilitate special camp activities including but not limited to theme days, Shabbat, field trips, staff incentive programs
  • Ensure staff are comfortable executing said programming and are fully trained and instructed to carry out the schedules
  • Assist in taking inventory of camp supplies and ordering for the current season
  • Ensure specialty areas are kept clean by the specialists and are ready for the next day
  • Participate in late night and overnight programming when scheduled
  • Assist with leading weekly Shabbat sessions
  • Take an active role in all areas of camp
  • Assist with other camp responsibilities deemed necessary by the camp director


  • A university degree preferred
  • Preferred 3+ years of camp experience, in a supervisory role
  • First Aid/CPR certified preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in programming, recruitment, and administrative operations
  • Desire and ability to work with children and young adults in a camp setting
  • Ability and willingness to teach and live by Jewish concepts and values in camp community
  • Creativity, energy and enthusiasm
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance & function both independently and as part of a team.
  • Good character, integrity and adaptability are necessary
  • Acts as a positive role model for children at all times, promoting responsible and healthy decision making

Qualifications: 3-5 years of experience.