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Chaverim (Travel Camp) Director

Company: JCC Association
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Principal Responsibilities:

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Maritza Mannino at

The JCC Camps at Medford is currently seeking applicants for the role of Chaverim Director. The Chaverim director will oversee the travel program for 7th & 8th graders and manage all aspects of the program including pre-season trip planning, camper and staff management, trip execution, etc. The Chaverim Director serves as a member of the Leadership Team.

Minimum Qualifications:

Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Off-Season Responsibilities
    • Plan travel calendar in partnership with camp administration team
    • Assist with staff interviews. Conducting interviews to hire travel staff and fill open positions at camp
    • Attend at least one open house
    • Assist with off-season events when available such as t-shirt pick up, fall and spring events, etc.
    • Attend leadership team meetings and required staff orientations prior to the start of the camp season.
    • Administrative Responsibilities
      • Plan and schedule all day trips
      • Work in partnership with the Associate Camp Director and Program Administrator to complete trip bookings
      • Complete all required paperwork in a timely fashion
      • Ensure attendance for both campers and staff is submitted daily and on time.
      • Assist with reconciling monthly credit card
      • Staff Management
        • Provide direct supervision of approximately 10 staff members
        • Meet routinely with staff to inform of important camp updates
        • Provide routine and constructive feedback aimed to help staff members grow in their role at camp
        • Complete fair and equitable mid-season and end of summer evaluations of staff.
        • Facilitate staff trainings during orientation which will include sessions on staff expectations, regulations, camper behavior management, etc.
        • Camper Management
          • Assist counselors in managing camper behavior
          • When necessary, utilize support from the Camp Director & Care Team to help in managing camper behaviors and situations
          • In partnership with the Health Center, manage camper medications and basic first aid when necessary
          • Parent Communication
            • Communicate daily with camp families providing pertinent information on daily trips and expectations
            • Respond in a timely fashion to parent questions and concerns Salary:

              Under $25,000

              Agency Information:

              The JCC Camps at Medford enriches the lives of children by teaching values and life skills in a fun, safe, inclusive Jewish environment while building confidence, sharing successes, and creating lasting friendships and memories. Each summer, the JCC Camps at Medford proudly welcomes over 1,400 campers to its 120-acre property located in Medford, NJ while hiring over 500 staff to ensure a high quality program and camper safety and well-being.

Keywords: JCC Association, Cherry Hill , Chaverim (Travel Camp) Director, Executive , Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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