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Camp Counselor

We are nearly staffed, but still looking for a few more Summer Camp Counselors, with full time, part time, and leadership extensions available, depending on the applicant. If you know any students who might be interested in employment over the summer, please do forward them our application and direct them to our website or email ( ). The position description is below:

JCC Bernie Camp Counselor

Position Description

The Jewish Community Center of Salt Lake City welcomes you! Working as a camp counselor is an excellent way to shore up your flexibility, leadership, collaboration, and communication skills. Bernie Camp Counselors receive an orientation and ongoing professional development trainings. Counselors work as members of a tight-knit team, often forming relationships that last a lifetime.

Counselors are responsible for the following:

  • Counselors are responsible for the physical & emotional safety of campers.
  • Counselors are expected to participate in everyactivity and show enthusiasm!
  • Counselors are responsible for implementing fair and effective rules as well as behavior management techniques.
  • Counselors are responsible for acting as positive role models for campers and staff.
  • Counselors are responsible for the conduct of their group and for the group’s proper use of facilities and supplies.

Excellent Counselors exhibit the following qualities and skills:

  • Passionate, enthusiastic leadership
  • Compassion for children
  • Attention to safety, attention to detail
  • Effective communication with children, peers, and administrative staff
  • Flexible! Ability to improvise and maintain a positive attitude

Time Commitment

  • Bernie Camp Counselor is a full time position, 40hours/week
  • You must be available for the entire 11 week camp session: June 7-August 20 2021
  • You must be available for staff orientation: May 24-June 4 2021, in the evenings

Age Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 by June 7, 2021 to be a Senior Counselor
  • Must be at least 16 years old by June 7, 2021 to be a Junior Counselor

·         Must be at least 21 years old by June 7, 2021 with a good driving record to be fieldtrip a driver

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Last Updated: 5/5/21