Find information on Jewish rituals, culture, holidays, and more at: 12 Days, Two Weeks, or Three Weeks for 8th, 9th and 10th Graders. A special 12 day (11 nights) offering just for current 5th graders is a great option for campers who want to get as much out of camp as they can in less than two weeks! Take an active role in evening program and integrating Jewish education into programming. Kalsman offers a fun, supportive environment where campers can explore, challenge themselves, and develop their passions. Teens currently in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade can expand their comfort zones and make a difference! Communicate with parents about the activities and needs of their children. Ability to accept guidance and support. Field trips include beach trips, white-water rafting and the Ashland Shakespeare Festival. Mitzvah Corps participants will have the chance to work with the International Rescue Committee to create and run a summer camp for children of refugees living in the greater Seattle area. BB Camp serves rising 2nd- to 12th-graders. Families can pay with e-check or debit card to avoid the surcharge. All Rights Reserved. Schechter is home to more than 500 campers a summer, from all over the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Ensure machonikim exercise good hygiene and health practices. Responsible for helping craft a daily program for children of summer staff and summer faculty. Must also meet the qualifications of a cabin counselor. Join us for MJCC Summer Day Camp! She has many years of experience in camp and workshop registration, database management, bookkeeping, development assistance and volunteer coordination. Ability to plan and schedule creative programs and activities, and to maximize the skills & talents of staff members. Responsible for the health, safety, and happiness of ALL chanichim at ALL times. Ability to organize a large amount of information into usable data. Training and experiencein teaching music and/orsongleadingrequired. Whenever possible, incorporate unit staff members in program planning and leadership. One of the highest costs we incur is credit card processing fees. Goorim campers will experience an on camp overnight in one of Camp Kalsmans beautiful campsites. Ability to answer telephones, interact with camper parents, and relay messages. Campers currently in 11th grade can spend the summer as a Counselor in Training (CIT). Coordinate additionalcamper or staff support with the camp social worker. Daily tfilah (prayer) and shira (song session) help Nemerim campers build their Jewish identity and learn about what it means to be part of a Jewish community. E-Check will allow tuition to be deducted directly from either your checking or savings account and can also be used with payment plan options. We offer 12 day, 2 week, and 3 week sessions for this age group because we know that these campers have many summer commitments. Must have leadership skills, ability to motivate, manage, and counsel. All Dubim campers will have the opportunity to try out the Giant Swing and will spend take a day trip off camp with their unit during their 2 weeks. Must be self-starter and able to work with a minimum of supervision. She brings a passion for camp and learning everywhere she goes. Create and implement behavior contracts for specific campers when necessary. During the first three weeks of this five week program, Machonikim will spend their mornings learning leadership, communication, collaboration, and programming skills. Nemerim campers will experience an on camp overnight in one of Camp Kalsmans beautiful campsites. Be a liaison between unit head and counselors for programming needs and guide, mentor and lead counselors in planning evening and unit programming preparation for the unit. Teaching experience in that activity area desired. BBMCA has evolved to become one of the primary sources of financial support for BB Camp and in 2009 purchased the camp property and operation from the MJCC, establishing BB Camp as an independent, community-based Jewish camp. Be responsible for necessary supplies to maintain garden. Willingness to blow bubbles on a regular basis. Responsible for health and safety of campers as described in the specialist/counselor description. Ability to follow defined teaching requirements, developing own methods of presentation to chanichim. Communicate with chanichims parents when necessary. All Nitzotzot campers will get to spend time on the Camp Kalsman low ropes course challenging themselves as they build friendships and community. Mittleman Jewish Community Center Schnitzer Family Campus 6651 SW Capitol Highway, Portland, OR 97219 503.244.0111 firstname.lastname@example.org, Proudly serving people of all faiths and backgrounds since 1914. Ability to interface with medical staff, camp staff, parents, and campers. Willingness and ability to take full responsibility for the lives of machonikim. Current 6th and 7th graders can join us for Dubim, a 10 day or 2 week session full of fun and excitement! Camp Kesher is directed by Meira Spivak, Oregon NCSY director. In 1931 a group gathered at BB Camp for a Mens Camp, which evolved into the Bnai Brith Mens Camp Associations annual encampment. Act as role-model for safety with chanichim, Attend in-camp training sessions and staff meetings as required. These references will receive an online reference form to fill out about you. Support digital media specialist in lesson development. Willingness and ability to ask for help. Assist with deliveries, keeping logs, storing supplies when necessary, and communicating to appropriate personnel that items have arrived. Specialists should be with assigned units when they do not have direct programming responsibilities especially at meals, song sessions, services, and evening programs, Sitting with cabins and interacting with chanichim is a must, Exercise good judgment and safety consciousness at all times. Plan and lead cabin activities. Office: 9400 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy., Beaverton, OR 97005. Ability to assume supervision responsibilities when area supervisor is not available. This staff member is not required to live on camp. Ability to keep track of merchandise and mail. **Camp Kalsmans social justice experience for 9th 12th graders **. Sitting with cabins and interacting with chanichim is a must. Responsible for the health, safety, and happiness of ALL machonikim at ALL times. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in operation of word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs. Manage Camps photo database and serve as the camps photographer and videographer when necessary. Nothing is sweeter to her than leading services in her hiking boots with over 200 campers and staff. Jewish Federation of Greater Portland Serve as a role model for staff, campers, and participating children at all times. Coordinate daily camper care meetings with Unit Heads. Office: 117 E Louisa St. #110, Seattle, WA 98102. Whether as a leader, a role model, a mentor, a participant, or perhaps all four at once; play a role in all aspects of camp life, actively seeking to bring Judaism to life. Be a counselors counselor, assisting unit staff with problems and questions. Training and/or experience in wide range of digital mediums, including digital photography, photo editing, video producing, and/or digital recording. Help build on the development and implementation of an integrated Jewish educational program in the ropes areas. Thank you for your interest in working at URJ Camp Kalsman! Eva L Gunther Head Songleader (Music Supervisor). A program just for our high school campers, Kesher brings together everyone currently in 8th, 9th and 10th grade. Lead and coordinate activities for all age groups, as assigned by the area supervisor, as scheduled for each unit. Coordinate with families and kitchen staff to design menus and meal accommodations for campers with special dietary needs. Nitzotzot campers experience the magic of Jewish camp in everything they do. A 2 week option for current 4th and 5th grade campers, Nemerim campers will dive in to Camp Kalsman programs. Like what you see and what to learn more? Ability to serve as an adult role model for all machonikim (counselors in training). Specialists should be with assigned units when they do not have direct programming responsibilities especially at meals, song sessions, services, and evening programs. Rabbi Ilana Mills joined the Kalsman team after spending three summers in senior leadership roles at Kalsman. Machon campers take a trip off camp between sessions Aleph and Bet. Rabbi David Kosak of CNS serves as Schechter's Mara De'atrah (head of the house on religious issues). They gain an appreciation for their local environment in the Pacific Northwest, a connection to the outdoors and a strong sense of Jewish pride that they will take into the school year. Rabbi Joshua Stampfer, zl, created Camp Solomon Schechter in 1954. Learn more about the Mitzvah Corps program and application process. email@example.com, WE WOULD LOVE TO BE IN TOUCH.PLEASE SIGN UP TO RECEIVE EMAILS FROM US.. Help build on the development and implementation of an integrated Jewish educational program in the arts areas. Daily Jewish experiences help build Jewish identity and lifelong community. Take an active role in unit and evening programs and integrating Jewish education into programming. Ability to work long hours with minimal time off throughout the day, Ability to lift at least 25 lbs without assistance, Ability to maintain calm and composure in times of stress. Take part in creating and leading staff development opportunities both during Staff Orientation and throughout the summer. We are committed to ensuring that no child is denied a Jewish summer experience at URJ Camp Kalsman. Machon counselors must have at least two years of experience as a summer camp counselor. Must be 21+ and have a current drivers license and clean driving record. She believes camp is a wonderful place to grow, connect to nature, discover passions, and be a part of a supportive and welcoming community. Mailing Address:11410 NE 124th ST #622Kirkland, WA 98034Phone: (425) 284-4484Send us an Email|Staff Directory, Camp Address:URJ Camp Kalsman14724 184th Street NEArlington, WA 98223Directions to Camp. Work with supervisor, director of programs and Education director on integrating Jewish Education into each activity. Rainier. Please note that four unit heads will be hired for the entire summer (9 weeks) and one unit head will be hired for Aleph and Bet Sessions only (7 weeks): Designated Supervisor: Assistant Director, Designated Supervisor: Program Director/Art Supervisor, Designated Supervisor:Assistant Director, Designated Supervisor:Area Supervisor of Specialty Field, Designated Supervisor: Waterfront/Sports Supervisor, Designated Supervisor: Camper Care Director, Designated Supervisor: Communications/Development Associate, Designated Supervisor: AssistantDirector. Camp Kesher is an outdoor-focused and Jewish-inspired sleepaway camp that provides a positive and fun experience for Jewish kids. Our campers can be independent in a safe and nurturing environment. She loves to hike, ride bikes and cook. Common sense, safety-consciousness, and high moral character required. Maintain inventory of all camp supplies and distribute camp supplies as necessary. Rabbi Ilana currently lives in Sacramento with her husband and three kids. Aug. 17-19, 2020, 3-day 'Taste of Kesher' program for 3rd graders, for $250. Seven or Eleven Days for 1st and 2nd Graders.
Must be self-starter and able to work with a minimum of supervision.
Once we have received your completed application, we will be in touch with you in the near future to schedule an interview, if applicable. Act as role-model for safety with chanichim. Rabbi Ilana grew up in Sherman Oaks, CA, but moved East for college. Play a role in the scheduling and logistics of Friday all camp programs and other all camp programs including Maccabiah (color wars), talent shows, campfires, etc. Recreational facilities include lake and lakefront, heated swimming pool, a challenge course and zip line, game room, basketball court, tennis/pickleball court, gaga pit, amphitheater and ballfield/soccer field. Model and advocate acceptance and understanding for campers with special needs. In charge of all communication with the outside world, including supervision of telephone system and mailings. Implementation of Kalsman Katan day programs and occasional evening activities. Oregon NCSY staff had noticed a growing need over the past few years. The camp program moved to its current property on the east side of rustic Devils Lake in 1925. She attended Florida State University where she received a degree in International Affairs & Social Entrepreneurship with a minor in Theatre. In 1921 the Bnai Brith Building Association started a Jewish resident camp for the kids in old South Portland. Nitzotzot campers have daily free swim and two unit programs in addition to daily tfilah (prayer) and shira (song session) with all of camp. Minimum age requirement: 21+, Lifeguard Certification (WSI certification preferred). Fees range from $1,461 to $3,934, depending on session length or specialty program. All Tzofim three week campers will have the opportunity to try out the Giant Swing and take a day trip off camp during their 3 weeks. In 1968 Rabbi Stampfer moved the camp to Tumwater, Wash., where it has been ever since. Act as role-model for safety with. Camp Miriam on Gabriola Island in British Columbia, Canada, is affiliated with the Habonim Dror, based on the pillars of Progressive Labor Zionism, Judaism, Socialism, Social Justice and Hagshama (actualization of values). Push unit programming to a new level, ensuring camper and staff excitement and growth each session. Counselors must be high school graduates. Must have 2+ years (or equivalent) experience working as a counselor. While at camp, Coogarim campers get to experience the best that Kalsman has to offer! Refer to other staff when appropriate. Mitzvah Corps participants will have the chance to work with the International Rescue Committee to create and run a summer camp for children of refugees living in the greater Seattle area. Daily unit programs give campers the chance to explore their favorite activity areas on camp. Click on one of these boxes for more information! Experience working with digital recording equipment preferred. Maintain the camp gardens, including planting, watering, weeding, harvesting, and more. Able to communicate effectively with staff and parents. Located on the beautiful Oregon Coast, BB Camp features new heated cabins that sleep approximately 18 campers. Oversee a staff of waterfront/sports specialists. Participants build confidence as they embark on exciting trips designed to engage and challenge them. Skill and ability in working with children, especially high school age students. Observe campers with special needs during camp program to maintain a level of familiarity with each one. When time permits, participate in other Camp programs. Provide short and long term support of staff members of campers with special needs. Exercise good judgment and safety consciousness at all times. Camp Kalsman is part of the Union for Reform Judaism family of camps and youth programs. Guide campers who have interest insongleadingto grow their skills and capabilities. Please consider which age group you would like to work with. Work with digital media specialist to produce camper material. Desire and ability to work with children and adults in Camp setting. First Aid Certification required, Wilderness First Aid preferred, Knowledge and/or experience in nature, outdoor, and camping programming preferred. Notify Nurse of problems. Hiking in the untouched beauty of the forests and protected wetlands augment the camps exciting teva (outdoor) programs. Find all your 2022 Summer Day Camp here. Communicate plans with counselors and unit heads. Other duties which from time to time may be assigned at the discretion of the Camp Director. Jena enjoys hiking, cooking, board game nights, and attending local performances of all types! Common sense, safety-consciousness, and high moral character required. Directly responsible for the cleanliness and care of each of the Teva and Trips areas includes pre and post camp inventory, Directly responsible for health and safety of all participants within activity area, Training and experience commensurate with needs of ropes activities, Minimum age requirement: 21+, Alpine Tower Facilitator Certification required. Suite 220 Exercise good judgment and safety consciousness at all times. The Mittleman Jewish Community Center is a proud beneficiary of the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and is proud of our partnership with them in strengthening our local Jewish community and greater Portland community. Bachelors Degree in a field related to education, special education, childhood development, social work, or psychology a must. Their afternoons will be spent enjoying all the great fun programming Camp Kalsman has to offer! Teach or assist in teaching electives and specialties. During two daily unit program blocks, Nemerim campers will also have the opportunity to spend time at the URJ Camp Kalsman Alpine Climbing Tower, farm, art room, and so much more. At a time when many local sleepaway camps were filling up and running out of space, more and more post bnei mitzvah teens are distancing themselves from Judaism. Rabbi Ilana served as a congregational rabbi in Paradise Valley, AZ after being ordained from HUC-JIR for four years. The tuition at camp increases each year due to rising operating costs, ongoing improvements, and upgrades to our program. Experience and training commensurate with planning and leading programming for young children. Coordinate the care of all camp farm animals with the help of the farm specialist and teva specialist. Learn more about the Machon program and application process. Refer to other staff when appropriate. When appropriate, be a point person for the unit in the absence of the Unit Head. In the last two weeks of the Machon program, our counselors in training move into cabins with younger cabins to gain hands on experience as leaders at camp. At the end of the 2 weeks, Nemerim campers will come home saying, I LOVE BEING JEWISH!. Implement a curriculum of relevant, fun, engaging, age appropriate, and educational programs for campers in grades 2 through 12, according to the outline laid out by the Director of Education. Camp Kesher offers a Staff in Training program for 10th-12th graders, who receive a monetary stipend upon the completion of camp. Judith Kahn, Jackie Lesch and Rob Kahn were all key leaders at CSS. Current 4th and 5th graders can join us for Kochavim, a 3 week program that allows campers to experience even more of what camp has to offer. Maintain daily record of programs. Camp Solomon Schechter is located an hour south of Seattle, and two hours north of Portland, nestled in the shadow of Mt. E-Check will allow tuition to be deducted directly from either your checking or savings account and can also be used with payment plan options. When assigned, plan and lead age-appropriate unit evening programs, incorporating your area(s) of expertise. If you have any questions about the application or staff positions, please contactour office. Strong background and experience in camping and/or related fields, Desire and ability to work with children and adults in Camp setting, Training and experience commensurate with needs of specialty activity.
Training and experience commensurate with needs of ceramics and pottery. Assist with delivery of mail, responsible for daily pick-up, sorting, and distribution of all mail and packages. Chalutzim campers will daily experience all of the areas of Camp Kalsman from waterfront activities to arts, sports to Jewish education, adventure activies ranging from hikes to mountain biking and more! Must be highly organized and responsible. In addition to the camps with Portland ties, several other Jewish overnight camps are located in the region including the following: Eden Village West is an organic farm-to-table Jewish summer camp in Northern California for rising 3rd-11th graders that integrates culinary arts, organic farming, wilderness skills and homestead crafts. Nine of CSS' board presidents have been Portland residents. Work with the Machon director on preparing and implementing Machon programming. Willingness and ability to take full responsibility for the lives ofchanichim. Oversee all aquatic and sports programming spaces, including the pool, lake, sports field, archery field, volleyball court, basketball court, Coordination of the educational program within parameters set by the Director of Education, Implement a curriculum of relevant, fun, engaging, age appropriate, and educational programs for campers in grades 2 through 12, according to the outline laid out by the Director of Education, Work with waterfront specialists to help guide them in integrating and incorporating Jewish content into their activity areas. 10 Days or Two Weeks for 6th and 7th Graders. Be familiar with all camp emergency procedures and first aid. Help every machonikim understand their new role as counselors in training and role model appropriate counselor behavior. When time permits, participate in other Camp programming as is practical. Ability to assist in teaching activities. She received her B.A. Strong enthusiasm for and broad-based knowledge of assigned specialty. Be a change-maker through Mitzvah Corps unique hands-on experiences! In addition, Aleph Kesher campers will participate in a one day off camp trip, Bet Kesher campers will participate in a two night off camp trip, and Gimmel Kesher campers will participate in a one day, one night off camp trip. A special half hour of bunk time allows these campers to build lifelong friendships with their cabin mates. Learn more about the Mitzvah Corps program and application process, Learn more about the Machon program and application process. In order to continue developing our excellent programming and maintaining our campus, we are forced like many other not-for-profits, academic institutions, and government agencies to update our payment policy. Coogarim campers will pray, learn, and live in a Jewish setting with other campers from throughout the Pacific Northwest. Act as role-model for safety withchanichim. Design modifications to programs and activities to accommodate children with special needs which could include a learning disability, attention deficit disorder, attention deficit hyperactive disorder, social difficulties, behavioral challenges, dietary restrictions, homesickness, mild cognitive disabilities, selected emotional difficulties and minor physical limitations. Strong background and experience in camping and/or related fields. Most importantly, they make lasting connections to local Jewish teens. Ability to follow defined teaching requirements, developing own methods of presentation tochanichim. A special half hour of bunk time allows these campers to build lifelong friendships with their cabin mates. Machon Advisors live in cabin with their campers. BB Camp became an early participant in the activities of the Foundation for Jewish Camp and the Harold Grinspoons Foundation Grinspoon Institute for Jewish Philanthropy, now JCamp180. Work with Maintenance Supervisor to acquire/use equipment necessary to maintain garden. 12 day Nitzotzot campers will experience an on camp overnight in one of Camp Kalsmans beautiful campsites. Supportarts departmentin lesson developmentand equipment. Be available for cabin activities as requested by counselors. Work with HeadSongleaderand othersongleadersto plan and implement dailytfillahand song sessions. Tigard, OR 97223, 503-245-6219 The 12 day session is offered in Aleph only. The camp is fitted with bunkhouses, an auditorium, a game room, dining room and other regular camp amenities. In conjunction with theHeadSongleader, music specialists, andsongleaders, support the music program with their AV needs for activities. To help turn the tide and start a new pattern of Jewish growth and connection, NCSY decided to create a summer camp that was focused on making Judaism fun and relevant. Maintain daily record of programs, Lead culinary activities for campers that allow for camper participation, learning, and skill-building, Work with supervisor, director of programs and Education director on integrating Jewish Education into each activity, When assigned, plan and lead age-appropriate unit evening programs, incorporating your area(s) of expertise, Be available for cabin activities as requested by counselors, Prepare and lead Shabbat afternoon activities, Act as general resource for other Camp activities relating to your specialty, When time permits, participate in other Camp programming as is practical. Answer camp phone throughout the day, taking and delivering messages to the appropriate individuals, Assist with deliveries, keeping logs, storing supplies when necessary, and communicating to appropriate personnel that items have arrived, Assist Camp Administrator in all matters including, but not limited to, camper registration, data entry, bulk mailing, and reception duties, In charge of all communication with the outside world, including supervision of telephone system and mailings, Serve as the Camp Hospitality Manager for guests visiting camp throughout the summer, May be responsible for additional camp programming, scheduling, and training, Training and experience commensurate with needs of arts activities.