Camp Jobs

As great as camp is for the campers, it's an even better place to work. The SJCC will be looking for outgoing, spirited people to work with the children as counselors. 

Dates of Camp June 27 - August 19, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

For applications or information on camp positions, please contact the SJCC at 518-377-8803 or email our Camp Director, Rachel Csakany at Rachelc@schenectadyjcc.org

 

2017 Camp Staff Application

Camp Jobs Listings

 

Camp Medical Director

Job Summary

This individual, supervised by the Camp Director, is responsible for the health and safety of the campers and camp staff; and acts as the Safety Officer/Advisor to the Camp Administration. 

 Job Requirements

Current RN, EMT, or LPN certification and at least 21 years of age, with prior experience doing triage and being a first responder.  Previous experience in a camp or school setting or working with children is desirable.  Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.  Must be certified in Responding to Emergencies, First Aid, CPR, and AED.

 Key Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all health forms have been submitted and all required immunizations have been done.
  • Supervision and administration of medication, including insulin and nebulizer treatments, where indicated by health record information.
  • Respond to all emergencies and determine a course of action.
  • Treatment of minor injuries.
  • Triage and assessment of injury and illness situations.
  • Liaison with local medical personnel and emergency services as needed.
  • Maintain daily medical log.
  • Keep medical records up to date.
  • Inventory, maintain, and order medical supplies and equipment.
  • Parent communication, regarding health related issues, as needed.
  • Inform staff of specific camper health needs.
  • Checking-in late arriving campers and checking-out campers being picked up early.
  • Keeps attendance for camp; responsible each day for collecting group attendance records.
  • Main contact for parents’ reporting camper absence.
  • Communicating and assisting Tween Camp staff with illness and injury situations.
  • Keep Camp Director aware of all medical, health, safety, and sanitary issues.
  • Help support our summer staff (health and well being).
  • Form positive relationships with children.

 

Camp Counselors (Ages 16 and older) 

Counselors are assigned to a group of campers along side two additional counselors.  Responsibilities include supervising campers, engaging in camp activities, planning activities where applicable, assisting with swim lesson, being a positive role model, being flexible and having a positive attitude throughout the camp day.

Camp Counselor Floaters (Ages 18 and older)

Camp Counselors Floaters are staff who float to different groups and covers absences of other staff, including specialist. Responsibilities may include supervising campers, engaging in camp activities, planning activities where applicable, assisting with swim lesson, being a positive role model, being flexible and having a positive attitude throughout the camp day. This position allows for flexibility in days and hours. For more information contact Rachel Csakany.

 

Science Specialist (Ages 18 and older)

Looking for a hardworking reliable staff that has a strong background in science. Would be responsible for organizing, planning, and leading science related activities for children ages 3-14. Candidate with Science Education background is preferred. Experience working with children is required. Summer camp experience a plus.  Submit a camp application for consideration.

 

Ceramics Specialist (Ages 18 and older)

Looking for a hardworking reliable staff that has a strong background in art and experience in Ceramics. Would be responsible for organizing, planning, and leading ceramics activities for children ages 3-14 in the JCC Ceramics Studio. Experience in using kiln is preferred. Experience working with children is required. Summer camp experience a plus.  Submit a camp application for consideration.

 

 

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