Specialist - Camp Seneca Lake

JCC of Greater Rochester | Penn Yan, NY, United States

Posted Date 12/14/2021

Camp Seneca Lake is located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. We need multiple Specialists for the 2022 summer camp season.

Specialists are responsible for the direct facilitation of experiential education periods. Specialists work in specific program areas (Music, Arts and Crafts, Paddle Sports, Ropes, Sailing, Pool, Water Ski and Wake Board) and teach myriad skills to campers of all ages. Specialists deliver the curriculum as presented to them by the Program Area Leader and Programming Department. Specialists report directly to their Program Area Leader. Specialists must be certified or willing to gain certification in all relevant areas (ex. Lifeguarding for Swim Instructor). Specialists main focus is to deliver education to campers; however, additional responsibilities throughout camp are required (ex. Evening camper supervisory duty in bunks).

Roles/Responsibilities/Expectations: • Be responsible for the general health and safety of all campers and staff • Establish an atmosphere in which campers feel secure, happy, and included • Supervise campers under their immediate care at all time • Ensure campers and staff adhere to camp rules • Act as a positive role model • Participate in all camp activities and supervisory initiatives • Cooperate with all other staff regarding matters of rules, safety, and program • Other duties as assigned by CSL Director, Assistant Directors, and Program Area Leader

Must be experienced in camp programming and camper supervision, education focused, dependable, and flexible. 18+ years old preferred. May require additional certifications and/or licenses depending on specialty (ie: Lifeguard certification, NYS boating license, etc.)

Dates: Must be available for the entirety of the dates listed below.

• General Staff Orientation begins June 26 th, 2022

• Camp season ends August 17 th, 2022

• Other mandatory training dates TBD

Compensation: • Approximately (7) paid days off during the Camp season • Full time hours including days, nights and weekends • Competitive pay plus Room and Board (Pays $2,750 for the summer season)

Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Part Time Categories
Summer Staff
Organization Type
Camps & Camping
Job Location

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