Day Camp Songleader/Music Specialist

Young Judaea Sprout Day Camps | Brooklyn, NY, United States

Posted Date 3/24/2022
Description

Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp, located in Red Hook, is a Hebrew dual-language camp for children entering Pre-K through 5th grade. No previous Hebrew experience is necessary to be part of the Sprout Brooklyn community. Sprout Brooklyn is a place where children from a wide spectrum of backgrounds join together to create a joyful, diverse community built on Jewish values, a connection to Israel and the Hebrew language.

We are looking for a dynamic Songleader/Music Specialist to infuse our camp community with Ruach (spirit) and a love of Hebrew & Jewish music! The songleader will lead twice daily song sessions, teach music activities, and help lead the weekly Shabbat celebration.

Sprout Brooklyn values staff that are positive and flexible team players who are excited to spend the summer with young campers and staff. The ideal candidate is excited about camp life and feels comfortable wearing multiple hats and will never say that a task “isn’t their job”.

Responsibilities

  • Create the 2022 music repertoire based on our weekly Jewish values & themes, incorporating Israeli and Hebrew music
  • Act as a songleader as we open and close each day with music including Kabbalat Shabbat on Fridays
  • Run 30 minute daily activity periods with groups of 12-14 campers to review past songs and teach new music based on the weekly theme

Requirements

  • At least 17 years old
  • Enthusiasm and the willingness to be fun & silly
  • Comfort with and experience in Jewish Music
  • All instruments welcome! Guitar, Piano, Accordion and more!
  • BONUS: Hebrew fluency

Camp runs Monday - Friday from June 28 – August 19  with a week of staff training from June 20 – June 23. The camp day is 8:30am – 4pm.

Duration
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Categories
Arts | Arts/Entertainment/Media | Education - Other | Hebrew | Music
Part Time Categories
Music | Summer Staff
Organization Type
Camps & Camping
Job Location
US

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