Jewish Community Center
  • Seasonal
  • Indianapolis
  • $12-14/hour (depending upon experience) USD

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Summer Camp Dance Specialist (Summer/Seasonal/Temporary)

About the Opportunity:

Are you a dance teacher eager to choreograph and teach children the steps to upbeat music? Perhaps you’re a dance student in need of more experience and would love help children become more creative and confident with dance? The JCC Indianapolis is seeking a Dance Specialist to join our summer camp team to be responsible for creating dance centered lesson plans and helping campers find their rhythm for Shabbat on Fridays! Note that this position requires a commitment for the entire season of June 5th – July 28th  (plus orientation).

What you’ll be doing:

  • Create and foster a positive and encouraging atmosphere and guide campers in their personal growth and skill development
  • Develop, choreograph, and implement lesson plans to teach children of all ages and abilities weekly.
  • Learn past Israeli dances from previous summers
  • Lead past and present dances at Shabbat each week
  • Collaborate with counselors on choreography for our camp annual Lip Sync performance

What you bring to the table:

  • Minimum 1-2 years work-related experience preferred, specifically in the field of both teaching and performing dance
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • CPR/First Aid certification required
  • Solid understanding of Jewish customs or traditions or the willingness to learn
  • Proven ability to use good judgement in all situations

What we offer:

  • Pay rate of $12-14/hour (depending upon experience)
  • Dates: Orientation takes place in May, Camp runs 6/5/2023 – 7/28/2023
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 AM-5 PM
  • Free JCC membership which includes access to a state-of-the art fitness facility, and water park
  • Great work environment on 42 acres of beautiful, wooded grounds
  • The opportunity to do mission-driven work and create ‘happy campers’ every day

Additional Information:

  • The work environment is fast-paced and requires high mobility, standing, walking (sometimes on uneven terrain), bending, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling (to be eye-level with a child). Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds. Must have the visual, auditory and verbal ability to observe campers and counselors and respond to appropriately and effectively in the event of an emergency.

 

If this opportunity sounds exciting, we’d love to hear from you! Learn more about the JCC at We Are The J – JCC Indianapolis (jccindy.org). To apply, email your resume to Myranda at mtetzlaff@jccindy.org .

To apply for this job email your details to mtetzlaff@jccindy.org

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