Assistant Camp Manager: Brandeis Campus - JCCSF

Type: Full-Time

County: San Francisco

Agency: Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

Agency Description:

Urban and inclusive, the JCCSF celebrates our vibrant city and its people. We explore Jewish culture and traditions as a pathway for joyful, meaningful living. We're a community for everyone, using the power of gathering together to share, inspire, support and restore. All are welcome.


JCCSF Camp programs serve over 1000 campers, grades K 12, in over 200 individual camps over the course of 18 weeks throughout the year. Our camps provide children safe and supportive opportunities for children to learn and practice social skills, explore their creativity and expand their knowledge of Jewish values and culture. This summer, we are launching a pilot partnership with The Brandeis School of San Francisco to bring 4 weeks of camp to their location, hosting over 20 staff and 180 campers in 17 different camp options.

The Assistant Camp Manager Brandeis Campus is responsible for assisting in the development, implementation and management of the JCCSF camps at the Brandeis School. The Assistant Camp Managers primary responsibilities are to mentor and supervise camp staff, ensure site compliance with American Camp Association standards, plan a portion of camps, and work with children and families of all cultures and backgrounds to provide a meaningful camping experience. This position will work with and be supported by the Camp Manager and Assistant Manager.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in the planning and execution of staff trainings and camp content.

  • Serve as the lead for compliance with American Camp Association accreditation, standards and best practices.

  • With camp management, work to hire, train, supervise, and support unit head, specialists and counselors, including onboarding, evaluations and timesheet management

  • Maintain business systems to track enrollment, manage budgets, order supplies, and inventory materials.

  • Work with camp and marketing teams to build new outreach pathways and build relationships with new families, staff and partners.

  • Serve as first contact for camp families regarding behavior concerns and help to facilitate pre- and post-camp communications to families

  • Model behavior and practices based on the JCCSF mission and working principles, and represent the JCCSF throughout the Bay Area.

  • Other duties as required.


  • Ages 25 or older

  • 2-5 years experience in youth or family programming, preferably in camp setting.

  • Entrepreneurial and creative thinker

  • Experience with budget development, administration and program planning desired

  • Supervisory skills, including the ability to inspire and develop young staff members

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong time management, organization and multi-tasking abilities

  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with diverse groups, including JCCSF and Brandeis staff, parents, campers and the public

  • Ability to develop and implement creative, safe and challenging programs for children and families

  • Knowledge of Jewish culture, traditions, and community, and previous experience in Jewish programming are a plus

How To Apply

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Deadline: 6/1/2019