Assistant Camp Director @ Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp

Assistant Camp Director

Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp, in Red Hook, is a Hebrew dual-language camp for children entering Pre-K through 5th grade. Sprout Brooklyn is a place where children from a wide spectrum of Jewish backgrounds join together to create a joyful community built on Jewish values, a connection to Israel and the Hebrew language.

Position Summary
The Assistant Camp Director is responsible for staff recruitment, operations and scheduling.

• Manage staff recruitment process and facilitate the hiring process for seasonal staff
• Manage camper registration process
• Manage summer payroll, accounts payable and vendor accounts
• Track spending actuals against budget
• Create camp schedule, coordinate trips, special events and overall camp calendar
• Serve on the team planning staff training and development
• Attend occasional weekend camper and staff recruitment events
• Support year-round programming

• Minimum of two seasons of camp administrative or leadership experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Recreation, Jewish Studies, Nonprofit Management, Social Work, or Business OR unrelated degree with progressively responsible year round experience in day camping
• Experience managing employees
• Experience working with children ages 3 – 10
• Preference given to Hebrew speakers

Skills and Abilities
• Initiative and ability to work independently and be self-directed
• Outstanding relationship building skills
• Outgoing and friendly
• Flexibility and the ability to learn quickly
• Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and demanding deadlines
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to set priorities
• Proficient computer skills including internet based software, MSOffice applications including Excel and Word
• Familiarity with educational programming a big plus

Application Instructions

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, vision, dental, leave early for Shabbat
  • Other Benefits: All Jewish holiday off
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-01-02
  • Times this job has been viewed: 383 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Assistant Director
  • Organization Type: Camps & Camping
Job Location
Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp
575 Eighth Avenue 11th floor
New York , New York 10018


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