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Camp Kef is a Hebrew immersion summer day camp for children grades K-4. All programming is run
parallel to our Elementary Day Camp, which is our English-speaking day camp for K-4 children. The
purpose of the program is to fully immerse children in an authentic Hebrew Language environment with
all of the activities of a traditional camp experience. All Camp Kef staff are fluent in Hebrew, and support
campers as they spend their day in a Hebrew environment. Camp Kef is operated in partnership and
with the support and guidance of Areivim Kayitz Kef/Hebrew at Camp.
The Camp Kef Program Director is an integral member of our leadership staff team and will manage all
aspects of the Hebrew Immersion program, providing an ongoing spoken Hebrew environment, leading,
supporting, and training for the program’s Israeli counselors, developing Hebrew program curriculum,
and communicating with parents. Prior to and during the summer the project leader should advocate
for the program and reach out to the community and communicate with prospective families. Prior to
camp Project Leader must be available to participate in program planning, as well as individualized and
group training in the methods and approach used by Kayitz Kef and Camp Kef, the Proficiency Approach
to language acquisition. Following the camp season, the Program Director will be available for debrief
meetings and assist in the completion of camp summaries.
Position will be part time with no set hours until June, at which point it becomes full time until August
19. In the pre-camp period, work can be done based on the needs of the program and the schedule of
the Program Director, as discussed with Director of Camp and Afterschool Programming.
Qualifications and skills:
- Fluent in Hebrew and English
- BA/BS required, MA preferred
- Must be 21 years of age
- Substantial knowledge of Jewish traditions and values.
- 2+ years of experience working with youth in a camp or other recreational setting
- Experience in a leadership setting, preferably with elementary school-age children
- Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
- Strong interpersonal communication skills including verbal and written communication in
- English and Hebrew
- Proficient in general computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Google Suite
- Flexibility to participate in a yearlong scheduling to meet the needs of the overall program
- Independent judgment, initiative and strong planning, organized, budgeting, & administrative
- Ability to make sound independent judgment and decisions when circumstances arise
- Ability to work with tight deadlines
- Positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about working with children
Congregation Beth Elohim (CBE) is an equal opportunity employer. It is a violation of CBE’s policies to discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, family status, sexual preference, status with regard to public assistance, mental or physical impairment, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.