Summer Program Coordinator

Camp Ramah in the Berkshires | Teaneck, NJ, United States

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Posted Date 2/29/2024

Summer Program Coordinator

Camp Ramah in the Berkshires ( is a vibrant summer camp community, where Campers grow in a beautiful and safe setting, surrounded by life-long friends and are nurtured by spirited role models. Ramah is a transformative Jewish experience for its campers, staff, families and the communities of the New York metropolitan area. Ramah Berkshires is a place where Judaism is lived, Shabbat is cherished, and every moment is elevated. We can’t wait to spend the summer with you!

Ramah Berkshires is seeking a Summer Program Coordinator to join our summer leadership team. 

The Program Coordinator manages the smooth delivery of the daily summer program, special programs, and supports all of Camp by coordinating and developing the summer calendar and daily schedule. Join our magical summer community and spend every day feeling like you made Camp and the world a better place.

We are looking for a responsible, organized, creative, camp-loving individual for our Program Coordinator role. This is a wonderful and exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with a dedicated team to enrich and enhance the Camp program. 

The Program Coordinator must be in residence in Wingdale, NY from mid-June to mid-August.

Beginning immediately, there is approximately 10-15 hours per week of pre-summer work available prior to the role becoming full-time in mid-May.  

Compensation: $8,000 to $14,000

Room & Board provided while in residence at Camp over the summer. 


Reporting to the Associate Director, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for coordination and execution of both daily & special programming, including supervising a small program team.  

The key roles include:

  • Organizing day-to-day logistics required for Camp to run smoothly:
    • Managing the details of schedules including the daily schedule, summer calendar, and programmatic aspects of special days (Visitor’s Day, Opening Day, Closing Day, Yom Sport/Color War, Intersession, Seminar Day, Prospective Camper Day and more)
    • Coordinating coverage schedules and staff assignments
    • Overseeing the leveling and scheduling process to assign campers & bunks to elective and rotating activities
    • Supply ordering and management
    • Plan and implement special programs such as Side-wide competitions, festivals & celebrations
    • Support planning of unit programming such as evening activities and Shabbat programming
  • Support Camp summer program areas including sports, fine arts, waterfront, performing arts, outdoor education, Bunk Counselors and other staff members who work as part of the larger program team 
  • Planning and booking camper trips(Day & Overnight) and summer guest program providers such as visiting sports coaches, artists, performers
  • Coordinate logistics of staff programming calendar including catering, set-up, booking & payment of any outside program providers
  • Partner to plan days off for international staff including accommodations and transportation
  • Supervise and manage ‘program office’ team
  • Along with year-round team, brainstorming and implementing new programmatic and Camp-wide initiatives
  • Serving as part of the leadership team to help guide and shape the overall summer experience for over 500 campers and 300 staff Members


  • BA or BS required
  • A minimum of 4-5 summers as camp staff, ideally in a supervisory or administrative role
  • Tech savvy. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Apps
  • Experience in the development and delivery of programs for similar populations
  • Understands the big picture of Camp while still having exceptional attention to detail
  • Outstanding ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Flexible, calm under pressure
  • Creative experiential educator
  • Relationship builder, good communicator
  • BONUS: Prior experience at Camp Ramah
  • BONUS: Comfort with Hebrew, Israel education, and Jewish observance in a conservative & egalitarian setting 

How to Apply:

All applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Salary8,000.00 - 14,000.00 Annual
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Education - Other | Programming
Part Time Categories
Summer Staff
Organization Type
Camps & Camping
Housing Benefit | Kosher Food Option Available
Job Location
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