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Open Positions

Thank you for your interest in joining the Camp Sabra team! Camp Sabra is currently accepting applications for the positions listed below. If you wish to be considered for one of our openings, please apply here.

 

Cabin Staff - Counselor

The Jewish Community Center’s Camp Sabra has openings for Cabin Staff: Counselors to join our team for a summer at the Lake of the Ozarks. Our resident camp operates from June 2nd to August 4th (including staff orientation). Our campers are entering third through tenth grades and come to enjoy our beautiful peninsula to enjoy music, drama, Israeli culture, swimming, sailing, water skiing, arts and crafts, land sports, ropes course, hiking and the making of lifelong friendships.

Summary:

The counselor is the primary live-in caretaker of the campers. Your responsibility is your bunk of campers. You are responsible for facilitating the daily routine, planning activities, and implementing programs for your campers. Counselors will also work one period a day at a program area where they contribute to facilitating learning-based curriculum. You are supervised by a unit supervisor and an area supervisor.

Responsibilities:

  • To know every camper by name, and their social, physical and emotional status
  • To always know where your campers are and need to be
  • To be at the appropriate place at all appropriate times
  • To be the timekeeper of the cabin – this includes waking the campers, making sure they are at all scheduled activities on time, and putting them to bed
  • To make your cabin group feel unique through attention, care, and special programs
  • To work as a team with your co-counselor and/or specialists, sharing responsibility
  • Training the S.C.T.’s in your cabin/area and modeling positive staff behaviors
  • To create cabin programming and share in the responsibilities of unit programming
  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor

The duties of a Camp Sabra counselor encompass the campers’ safety and well-being, both emotionally and physically. The true description of a camp counselor’s job is without limits and is forever encouraging imagination and creativity.

Qualifications:

  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Desire and ability to work with children
  • Must be able to work outdoors in summertime heat, humidity and sun
  • Ability to safely supervise children
  • Must be able to follow a schedule and manage one’s own and other’s time
  • Must be able to accept coaching and supervision

To learn more about Camp Sabra, please see our website, www.campsabra.com

To apply, please go to www.campsabra.com/staff/ to complete the online staff application.

The Jewish Community Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify program.

Download a PDF of this job posting here

Cabin Staff - Specialist

The Jewish Community Center’s Camp Sabra is seeking Cabin Staff: Specialists to join our team for a summer at the Lake of the Ozarks. Our resident camp operates from June 2nd to August 4th (including staff orientation). Our campers are entering third through tenth grades and come to enjoy our beautiful peninsula to enjoy music, drama, Israeli culture, Judaics, swimming, sailing, water skiing, arts and crafts, land sports, ropes course, hiking and the making of lifelong friendships.
Summary:

A specialist’s primary role in camp is to run their program area, but they also have responsibilities to their cabin and village. You have two supervisors – one for your program area, and the other for your cabin duties. Areas of specialty are: Judaics, Arts and Crafts, Drama, Swim, Sail, Nature/Outdoor Campcraft, Music, Water Skiing, Ropes, and Israeli Culture.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing your area with all necessary supplies and equipment
  • Ensuring the safety of all campers at your activity
  • Training the S.C.T’s at your program area and modeling positive staff behaviors
  • Planning skill-based, creative, and challenging activities that meet the level of the campers
  • Creating back-up programs for rainy days
  • Identifying and building connections with campers who show interest in your program area
  • Engaging campers at all times while at your activity
  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor

During all other times of the day, your responsibility is your cabin group, and your role is that of a counselor. This includes involvement in evening programs, wake up and bed time, meals, and night patrol rotations.

Qualifications:

  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Desire and ability to work with children
  • Must be able to work outdoors in summertime heat, humidity and sun
  • Ability to safely supervise children
  • Must be able to follow a schedule and manage one’s own and other’s time
  • Must be able to accept coaching and supervision

To learn more about Camp Sabra, please see our website, www.campsabra.com

To apply, please go to www.campsabra.com/staff/ to complete the online staff application.

The Jewish Community Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify program.

Download a PDF of this job posting here

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