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Unit Head

Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp, located in Red Hook, is a Hebrew dual-language camp for children entering Pre-K through 5th grade. No previous Hebrew experience is necessary to be part of the Sprout Brooklyn community.

Sprout Brooklyn is a place where children from a wide spectrum of backgrounds join together to create a joyful, diverse community built on Jewish values, a connection to Israel and the Hebrew language.

We are looking for a mature, responsible, energetic and nurturing person for our Unit Head position.

Camp runs from the June 29 – August 14. Staff training is June 22 – June 26 with Camper Orientation on June 28. Summer hours are 7:45am - 5:30pm, Monday – Friday. There is approximately 45 hours of flex-time pre-camp work.


• Supervise 12 – 15 counselors
• Manage staff performance and well-being
• Perform ongoing staff training, as necessary
• Oversee writing of camper reports
• Report directly to Director regarding staff issues and support
• Coordinate and oversee substitute coverage for absent staff members

• Support the well-being and quality of experience of all campers
• Know each group’s daily schedule and provide additional staffing support, when needed
• Address camper behavioral and social/emotional issues with counselors
• Report directly to Director regarding camper behavioral and social/emotional issues
• Call parents regarding any issues with campers
• Oversee camper arrival and dismissal

Camp Leadership
• Serve as part of the camp Leadership Team along with the Director and Assistant Director
• Help plan and implement Staff Orientation

• BA required, MSW or other Master’s Degree preferred
• Minimum 3 years’ experience working with children
• Supervisory experience
• Experience attending or working at a summer camp

Duration contract
Ad Posted On 2020-02-14
Times this Ad has been viewed 118 times
Ad is posted for 90 days
Categories Summer Staff
Focus Camps & Camping, Youth
Organization Name Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp
Job Location 556 Columbia Street
Brooklyn, New York
United States
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