Camp Barney Medintz, the summer overnight camp of the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, is located on 540
beautiful acres in the north Georgia mountains, just 75 miles from Atlanta. Founded in 1963, Camp Barney serves more than 1200
children, ages 7-17, and more than 400 staff from the United States and several other countries each summer.
We offer a Jewish camping experience rich in fun, friendship, adventure, and Jewish culture. Our facilities are terrific and our
activities and trips endless, but the Camp Barney experience is about so much more. Camp Barney is about the lifelong friendships
developed, the sense of independence and self-confidence gained, and the connection to Jewish identity secured. All while our
campers have the best summers of their lives.
The Assistant Director works with the Camp Barney Medintz year-round team create a vibrant and transformative Jewish Camp
experience. The Assistant Director implements the Camp’s vision and mission and oversees the programming areas as well as the
staff training experience for all staff members.
We are seeking an Assistant Director with a passion for overnight camping who is an excellent team player. The ideal candidate brings
strong administrative abilities and leadership skills and loves to “get things done”. The ideal candidate understands the “big picture”
and can bring that to life our families, campers, and staff at CBM.
This is an amazing opportunity to work with a top-notch team in an incredibly beautiful environment.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Serve as a member of Camp’s professional year-round team and partner with colleagues when appropriate.
• Plan and execute camp wide programming at CBM.
• Provide supervision support for Head Specialists, including their emotional well-being and professional development.
• Assist with the design and marketing of staff positions, plan and lead the interview/hiring processes, and provide support
for those positions.
• Plan, develop and facilitate staff orientation and training.
• Work with and select vendors to create incredible and memorable experiences for campers and staff - both on-site and
• Participate in creating, planning, coordination and execution of camp programs and retreats.
• Actively participate in the preparation of camp for the summer experience, including inventory control, purchasing,
organization and setup of program areas.
• Actively participate in non-summer programs at Camp, working with our Director of Special Events and Associate
Director to support all activities happening on site.
• Work as a member of a community with an emphasis on Jewish values.
• Creating a cohesive strategy for programming at CBM including sequential design, skill development, and appropriate
incorporation of choice-based activities.
• Maintain a safe physical and emotional environment with a particular emphasis on risk management, assessment, and
• Be a positive role model for campers and staff.
• Additional responsibilities as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Ability to manage budgets and monitor expenses.
• In-depth knowledge of activity-related safety regulations, as well as health and sanitation requirements.
• Ability to document processes and perform recordkeeping.
• Experience working in professional settings.
• Experience in overnight camping preferred.
• Experience working with children and youth