Jewish Community Center
  • Seasonal
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • $18-20/hour (depending upon experience) USD

Website JCCIndianapolis JCC Indianapolis

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At JCC Indianapolis, our mission is to provide inclusive experiences that lead to personal growth and community building. We embrace and serve a diverse community, bringing together the best of multiple generations, cultures, religions, skillsets and thinking. We also know that the more inclusive we are, the better our community will be. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that the JCC can be anyone’s community.

We are committed to inclusion across race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. We celebrate multiple approaches and diverse points of view.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Camp MESH Specialist (Summer/Seasonal/Temporary)

About the Opportunity:

The Camp Inclusion Specialists are caring and welcoming individuals with a demonstrated interest in working with children that need extra support during camp programming.  Under the supervision of the Camp Mental Health and Behavioral Coordinator, the Specialists will attend to and help train staff to build in more intentional inclusion through program differentiation and adaptations.  They will work closely with counselors, specialists, and camp leadership to ensure the supervision and safety of campers always. This is a summer/seasonal position (June-July 2023).

What you’ll be doing:

  • Play an integral role in assuming that CampJCC offers a warm, welcoming and inclusive environment for all campers
  • Support counselors by recommending and modelling effective behavior management techniques
  • Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of campers in their groups, within activities, and throughout the camp to meet intended camper outcomes
  • Create and foster a positive and encourage atmosphere and guide campers in their personal growth and skill development
  • Collaborate with Camp Mental Health & Behavioral Coordinator, other Inclusion/support specialist and counselors to provide best support for campers
  • Maintain high standards of health and safety for campers and staff
  • Communicate effectively with camp leadership and parents

What you bring to the table:

  • Certificate or degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 2 years work-related experience building accommodations for children with a variety of different needs and learning styles
  • Must be at least 21 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 $18-20/hour (depending upon experience)
  • Dates: Orientation takes place in May, Camp runs 6/5/2023 – 7/28/2023 Hour: Monday through Friday, some evenings
  • 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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