| See below for a brief description of each available position. Please visit http://www.maccabisportscamp.org/work-at-camp/job-descriptions/ for complete job descriptions. |
General Overview of Each Position:
Directors of Sport/Head Coach The Director of Sport or Head Coach is the lead professional in each of our core sports, responsible for creating the curriculum and overseeing the day-to-day implementation of the sports program. We are seeking a Director/Head Coach for each of our sports: baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, girls lacrosse and volleyball. These positions play a key role in creating and defining the Core Sports programs at JCC Maccabi Sports Camp and take a visible leadership role at camp. They serve as the primary instructors for teaching fundamental skills as well as more advanced strategy and leading game play. Head Coaches are supported by a team of Assistant Coaches.
This role is typically filled by Head or Assistant coaches at the collegiate, club or high school level.
Counselors/Assistant Coaches Counselors chaperone, supervise, and guide campers through the day-to-day elements of camp, ensuring emotional and physical wellbeing, and serving as a role model. Qualified candidates are enthusiastic, energetic, creative and responsible individuals who exhibit sound judgment and an understanding of the impact they will have on each camper’s experience. A love of working with children (and significant experience working with children) is key to the success of this position.
In addition to being assigned to a cabin of campers, Counselors also serve as a specialist, with most being assigned as Assistant Coaches in one of our core sports (baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, softball, girls lacrosse). Opportunities exist to serve as a specialist in areas such as photo/video, program support, music/song leading, medical support and more.
This position is typically filled by college students currently playing collegiate sports or having experience through the high school level. Coaching experience is not necessary.
Athletic Trainer The Athletic Trainer is a member of the Medical Team, working in conjunction with the Camp Nurse(s) to run the Health Center and treat the needs of our campers. The most comment ailments and injuries include: allergies, colds, coughs, sore throats, stomach pains, sprains, strains, muscle soreness, cuts, bruises, cramps, and fractures. The Athletic Trainer is primarily expected to handle the sports-related injuries and may also need to assist with other medical situations.
Head Counselor/Division Head The Head Counselor or Division Head will supervise counselors of a specific division, is responsible for the well-being of campers, and will act as the supervisor of camp residential life. The Head Counselor will work in tandem with other members of the Leadership Team to ensure positive resolution for any and all camper or counselor issues that may arise.
It is essential that the Head Counselor be compassionate and patient, and should have extensive experience working with children as well as previous experience in a supervisory position. Experience at a Jewish residential camp is strongly preferred. Unlike the other positions, the Head Counselor position requires an 8-week commitment, June 5, 2017 – July 30, 2017.
Competitive salary based on experience and includes room and board. These are all seasonal, temporary positions.