We are currently seeking staff for the following summer 2017 positions.
Days and hours per week vary by position and are noted within the descriptions below.
For all positions, we give preference to candidates who can work for at least 4 consecutive weeks.
Want to share your passion for sports, art, cooking, yoga, martial arts, music, drama, low ropes, science, dance, or virtually any other cool activity with our campers this summer? Activity specialists get to interact with both Kid campers and Tween campers who rotate to their activity area each hour. If you have experience teaching or coaching kids in a particular area, this job is for you! Activity leaders do not need to be Jewish, but must be open to infusing Judaism into activity sessions.
Activity specialist days and hours vary by specialty area. Most activities run on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays only. Please contact us if you have questions about what a schedule might look like.
We are seeking specialists in the following areas:
- Sports Generalists - Lead basketball, soccer, hockey, flag football, golf, dodgeball, fitness, etc.
- Music/Song Leading
- Jewish and Israeli Cooking
- Martial Arts
- Low Ropes
- Bicycle Riding
- Other cool stuff - tell us what you can do!
Site Directors serve as the primary on-site leaders to ensure each day of camp runs safely and smoothly. The Site Director oversees all summer programming, staff (counselors and activity specialists), transportation, trips, emergency management, and serves as the on-site parent contact. Site directors must be strong leaders who command respect from kids and staff while simultaneously maintaining positive relationships with both. Site directors are responsible adults who take initiative and display excellent decision-making abilities. All site directors must be at camp from 7:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
Tween Camp Director
The Tween Camp Director leads our Tween Camp program for campers entering grades 6-8. The Tween Camp director oversees all tween programming, tween campers (approximately 20 boys and girls per week), tween counselors (4), tween transportation, weekly overnight field trips, emergency management, and tween parent communications. Tween Camp directors must be strong leaders who command respect from campers and staff while simultaneously maintaining positive relationships with both. The Tween Camp director must be responsible, able to take initiative, display excellent decision-making abilities, and serve as a positive Jewish role model.
Tween Camp directors must be at camp from 8:30am-4:30pm Monday – Friday and attend Tween overnights each Wednesday.
The Counselor-in-Training (CIT) director will oversee our leadership training program for rising 10th graders. The program will provide a preview of the hard work and big rewards that go along with being a counselor at In the City Camp.
CIT Director days and hours are flexible. If you are interested in this position, please apply and we'll talk!
Counselor - Tween Camp (Apply for Counselor on application.)
Tween Camp counselors make sure our Tween campers (entering grades 6-8) have fun and stay safe each day. You’ll spend the summer playing sports, swimming, cooking, volunteering, traveling to weekly overnight field trips, and serving as a positive Jewish role model to approximately 20 preteen boys and girls each week. Tween counselors work as an intimate team of 4 counselors and a Tween Camp director. They form tight bonds with one another and with their Jewish preteen campers.
Tween Camp counselors are rising seniors in high school or older and must be at camp from 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday and travel to overnight trips each Wednesday.
Counselor - Kid Camp (Apply for Counselor on application.)
Kid Camp counselors make sure our youngest campers have fun and stay safe each and every day. You’ll spend the summer playing sports, swimming, cooking, singing, and serving as a positive Jewish role model to children entering kindergarten through 8th grade. 120 Kid Campers attend In the City Camp each week. Counselors are assigned to bunks that are grouped by camper age.
Kid Camp counselors are rising seniors in high school or older and must be at camp from 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
Senior Counselor - Kid Camp and Tween Camp (Apply for Counselor on application.)
A senior counselor has all the duties of a regular counselor plus some additional ones. Senior counselors provide leadership among the counselors and assist the site director/Tween Camp director in a variety of ways. Senior counselors model good counselor behavior and address questions and concerns from counselors and junior counselors. Programmatically, senior counselors may plan Friday all-camp programs or color war. In general, senior counselors are reliable staff people we will lean on in a variety of ways. ITCC leadership will select senior counselors from counselor applicants.
Junior Counselor - Kid Camp
Junior Counselors gain valuable work and leadership experience when they spend the summer getting to know the ins and outs of camp and learning from more seasoned staff members. Junior counselors attend staff training, go on weekly field trips, and participate in all Kid Camp activities. Successful Junior Counselors have an edge over new applicants the following summer.
Junior counselors are rising juniors in high school and must be at camp from 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
Being a Tween Camp or Kid Camp Counselor, Senior Counselor, and Junior Counselor is a rewarding experience that is hard to match. It’s also one that we take very seriously. Accordingly, all counselors must:
- Identify as Jewish
- Be at camp Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm
- Attend mandatory pre-camp training sessions and summer staff meetings
- Dress and behave appropriately at all times
- Provide a physically and emotionally safe environment for each and every camper
- Run activities and participate with the campers. Sitting on the side and watching is not an option!
- Refrain from phone use during the day. The children are our priority, not our texts!
- Participate in an evaluation process to improve performance
Camp parents fill a variety of vital roles at camp.They run canteen, comfort campers who get boo boos, hand out t-shirts, pack supplies for field trips, prepare shabbat challah, welcome guests to camp, and more! Great job for a camper parent!
Camp parents must be at camp Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9:00am-4:00pm.
Receive credit for school community service hours when you volunteer your time. Or just volunteer because you love camp! Days and hours are flexible.