Current Openings!

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General Counselor

  • Open to high school graduates as of June 2019, and will be 18 years old by the start of camp.  

  • Counselors move through the camp day along with their cabin group and enjoy the same activities as the campers.

  • They provide individualized support to the campers in their care and help those children develop healthy social skills.

Counselor

  • Open to to individuals who are at least rising high school seniors as of June 2019. SIT’s from 2018 should apply to be counselors.

  • Counselors move through the camp day along with their cabin group and enjoy the same activities as the campers.

  • They provide individualized support to the campers in their care and help those children develop healthy social skills.

Day Camp Counselor

  • Work with our Kindergarten-First Graders.

  • Day Camp Counselors move through the camp day along with their group and enjoy the same activities as the campers.

Lifeguard

  • Potential applicants must be a minimum of 16 when applying for this position.

  • Must have Lifeguard Certification complete prior to camp.

  • Responsibilities will be to be qualified to both guard at the pool or the camp lakes.

Lake Staff

  • Entering First Year of College and Older.

  • Must have Lifeguard Certification complete prior to camp.

Arts and Crafts Specialist

  • Entering first year of college and older (18 years old).

  • Develop or assist in the development of the curriculum as well as implementation for art program.

Song Leader / Music Specialist

  • Entering first year of college and older (18 years old).

  • Develop or assist in the development of the curriculum as well as implementation for music program.

  • Knowing Jewish songs and Shabbat program a plus.

Drama Specialist

  • Entering first year of college and older (18 years old).

  • Develop or assist in the development of the curriculum as well as implementation for Drama program.

Dance Specialist

  • Entering first year of college and older (18 years old).

  • Develop or assist in the development of the curriculum as well as implementation for Dance program.

Ropes Staff

  • These positions are only open for potential staff 18 years and up.

  • Must have a love for adventure, experience with high and low ropes courses a plus.

  • Camp will train and assist with necessary certifications. Staff member will be required to live in a cabin with campers.

Nature Specialist

  • Entering first year of college and older (18 years old).

  • Develop or assist in the development of the curriculum as well as implementation for Nature program.

Specialists needed in the following sports:

  • Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Lacrosse, General Sports, Martial Arts, Digital Media, Robotics, Slingshot, Archery, Softball, Woodworking

  • Entering first year of college and older (18 years old).

  • Develop or assist in the development of the curriculum as well as implementation for program.

Division Head

  • Division Heads supervise our camper divisions (based on grade) and are part of our leadership team.

  • These positions are filled with college juniors, seniors, educators, graduate students and leaders around the community.

  • They create age-appropriate programming and support their division staff in working with the campers.

  • Division Heads are key problem solvers and camper advocates making sure campers are learning healthy social skills that will aid them for life.

Head Counselor:

  • Head Counselors supervise entire side at camp (Boys' side 2nd-9th graders or girls' side - 2nd-9th graders) and are part of our leadership team.

  • These positions are filled with college graduates, educators, graduate students and leaders around the community. They support their division heads as well all of the staff in working with the campers and other staff members.

  • Head Counselors are key problem solvers and camper/staff advocates making sure campers/staff are learning healthy social skills that will aid them for life.

  • Must be College Graduate or Age Equivalent.

Day Camp Director:

  • The Director of Summer Day Camp designs and implements Camp Laurelwood's innovative, creative, and age-appropriate day camp program.

  • The Director assist in the hiring and training of the day camp staff while providing supervision and leadership to the staff and campers throughout the summer.

  • The director assumes management of the day-to-day operations. In addition to developing the daily and weekly schedules, the camp director reports to and works closely with the Camp Laurelwood Director developing the creative, fun, and traditions that make Camp Laurelwood Day Camp unique.

  • This position is part-time during the spring time and full-time during the summer months (June - August) Candidates should be a college graduate (age equivalent) and have three to five years of leadership experience in a summer camp environment.

  • The successful candidate will be a self-starter with strong leadership, organizational, planning, and time management skills, and a background in teaching and/or staff leadership.

Bonim Staff

  • Bonim is the name of our Travel Camp program and is designed for campers going into 10th grade and take a 3-week trip to Costa Rica while spending 4 weeks at camp.

  • Bonim will take mini trips weekly along with enjoying camp activities.

  • Qualified should be at least going into the third year of College or age equivalent (21 yrs. of age or older).

Nurse

  • Nurses, APRN, or EMT's may apply for this position.

  • This is not necessarily a full summer commitment.

  • Schedule and timing will be discussed with Camp head nurse.

Health Center Support Staff

  • Staff to assist the medical teams with administrative tasks for completion.

  • There are very limited openings and are set up for families to barter.

Head of Health Center:

  • The Head of the Health Center is responsible for overseeing the health and safety of campers and staff at Camp Laurelwood.

  • The Head of the Health Center oversees all health center employees.

  • Responsibilities include (but not limited to): 1. Provide health care to meet individual needs of camp staff and campers 2. Set up the camp Health Center. 3. Organize, maintain, and utilize adequate resources for serving the health and medical needs of the campers and staff. 4. Inventory and order all necessary medical supplies and equipment. 5. Maintain accurate and detailed medical records according to state and American Camp Association Standards. 6. Oversee First Aid procedures and supplies. 7. Ensure a staff orientation session is delivered on medical services. 8. Screen all campers and staff who are arriving and departing camp. Qualifications: (Minimum Education and Experience) * Registered nurse (RN) with a license as required by that state law. *CPR certified. *Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management. *Driver’s license. *Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care. *Desire to work with children and young adults. *Community health knowledge.

Camp Volunteer (Camp Mom/Dad)

  • This position is for a camp mom or dad, who may have a few weeks available for the summer to help run a specialty area and/or assist around camp (comforting homesick campers, birthday parties, office work, driving staff, etc.).

  • There are very limited openings and are set up for families to barter.

 Kitchen Staff

  • If looking to apply for one of the kitchen positions, candidate must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

  • Positions available are food prep and pot washing and general maintenance around a kitchen.  Positions also available in the front of house.

Maintenance

  • Staff are responsible for the cleanliness and sanitation of the buildings, equipment and property as assigned.

  • Staff are also responsible to assist in landscaping around camp as well as repairs to the facilities or equipment.  Positions are available in Landscaping as well.

Maintenance Supervisor

  • This position oversees the seasonal maintenance staff and housekeeping staff.

Housekeeping Staff

  • Ensure that all buildings and campsite are cleaned daily.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

Program Director

  • Must be College Graduate or Age Equivalent. Supervises all specialists at camp, oversees day-to-day operations including scheduling and special events. There is off season work for the program director to accomplish in the springtime.

Program Coordinator

  • Must be at college-age or older.   Oversees theme day scheduling and special events.

  • Works with program director on all aspects of programming.

Photographer

  • The camp photographer will primarily be responsible for capturing and processing high quality images of all campers, activities, special events, and facility.

  • He/she will then edit and upload images to the camp website several times throughout the week for parents.

  • Should have experience with portraits, landscapes, sports photography and photo editing programs such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Lightroom. Applicants for photographer position must have completed at least one year of college (or equivalent) with experience in photography.

  • Should have the ability to move around uneven terrain for several hours or more a day.

Arts Supervisor

  • The Arts Supervisor oversees the art specialists, woodworking specialist, digital media specialists, dance specialist, and performing arts specialist, while creating a robust and age-appropriate art program and is part of our leadership team.

  • This positions is for someone who is 20 years of age or older, has a background in art, and is very organized.

  • In addition, the Head of Arts and Crafts works with our Program Coordinator on special theme-day activities.

Outdoors Supervisor

  • Oversees the Ropes Course, Archery, Slingshot, and Nature programs.

  • Creates a robust and age-appropriate program and is part of our leadership team.

  • This positions is for someone who is 20 years of age or older, has a background in sports and is very organized.

  • This position must have a love for adventure, experience with high and low ropes courses a plus.

Athletics Supervisor

  • Supervises the sports staff while assisting in the creation of robust and age-appropriate general sports program and is part of our leadership team.

  • This positions is for someone who is 20 years of age or older, has a background in sports and is very organized.

  • In addition, oversees / runs all tournaments, leagues and clinics at camp. 

SIT Director

  • This position oversees our 11th grade Staff-In-Training program.

  • The SIT Director is part of our Leadership Team.

Nanny

  • This person works with our pre-kindergarten children who have parents working at camp.

 

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